Tuesday, January 22, 2013

2 layouts for challenges

The first one is a layout for a challenge at Rockin' Scrapping Grans.  The sketch is from sketchinspiration.ning and had to be monochromatic

The other challenge is at Colorful Creations:

Monday, January 14, 2013

Say It With Words Challenge at Colorful Creations

This is for the Say it With Words Challenge at Colorful Creations.  This month's word is blessed:

Details:  The background papers are DCWV The Bella Armoire Stack.  The blue mats are DCWV Creamy Cardstock Stack.  The title is Thickers.  I used my white signo pen to faux stitch around the title block.  The pictures are of my grandfather's 90th birthday party in 2012.  We ate at his favorite fish place.

Embossing with aluminum foil challenge

At Colorful Creations, there is a challenge to emboss aluminum foil and use it on a project.  I chose to make a Valentine's card as my project:

Details:  Everything I used is from scraps.  I used a Sizzix "small dots" texture plate for the embossing on the aluminum foil.  I used AC Special Papers Valentine foil to cover the chipboard heart from Oriental Trading.

Friday, January 11, 2013

ScrapMuch Jan. 11th Challenge

Here is my take on the challenge today at ScrapMuch?

Details:  The background paper is DCWV Summer Stack.  All other pattern papers are DCWV Whimsy Stack. The tag is Paula Deen.  The flowers are from my old stash.  The frame was cut with Fancy Frames cartridge.  The chipboard is from Oriental Trading.

Here is the sketch we were to use:

Sunday, January 6, 2013

Inspired Challenge

This layout is for the Inspired Layout Challenge at Colorful Creations:

Details:  The pictures are of my granddaughter, Maddie,and myself cooking together.  The purple paper is Recollections.  The pattern paper I have had FOREVER.  The cooking embellies are Making Memories.  The big tag is We R Memory Keepers.

Anything goes challenge

This is for the Anything Goes challenge at Colorful Creations:

Details:  The papers are Recollections Joyful Christmas Stack. The tickets are Tim Holtz.  The bingo card is Jenni Bowlin.  The buttons are Basic Grey.  The buckle is Making Memories.  The ribbon is Celebrate It.  The picture is of my husband and our two grandsons playing after opening Christmas presents.

Saturday, January 5, 2013

Boys challenge at Colorful Creations

Last layout for tonight.  This one is for a boys challenge at Colorful Creations:

Details:  The background paper is My Mind's Eye Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Boy stack.  The paw print paper is DCWV pet stack.  The other papers are scraps.  All edges are inked with Forest Moss distress ink.  The letters are EK Success.  The brads are Miss Caroline.  The bling is Prima.  The picture is of my dad with one of his grand champion beagles in the field trial.

Another Christmas layout

Here is another I finished this evening:

Details:  The only thing I added to this beautiful paper was the picture, title and bow.  The picture is of my sister, my grandfather (90) and myself at my aunt's house for Christmas.  The title was sent to me by a friend.  The bow is from some funky thread from Paper Studios.  The paper is Recollections Memories Never Melt stack.

Precious to me - little love digi layout

Here is a digi layout I finished this evening:

Details:  The pictures are of Mema and Ryan.  She is his great-great-grandmother and will be 96 the 31st of this month.  He loves to run and see and hug her when he visits my parents' house.

Challenge at Colorful Creations

I love the site Colorful Creations because they have so many challenges each month and LOTS of inspiration.  If you are interested, visit them at:  http://colorfulcreations.ning.com/

Here is a paper layout for one of their challenges:

Details:  The yellow paper is DCWV Summer stack.  The other papers are Recollections Memories Never Melt stack.  The ric rack is by Paper Studios.  The doily is Recollections.  The ticket is Tim Holtz.  The pictures are of my daughter and granddaughter at our Christmas this year.  I cut the title with Winter Woodland cartridge.

Friday, January 4, 2013

1st layout of 2013

Happy new year everyone!!  Sorry I have been MIA.  My husband has had some serious health issues which needed my attention more than my blog.  I am happy to be back and hope to be a better blog in 2013.

Here is a layout I did for a challenge at Colorful Creations:

Details:  The blue paper is DCWV Creamy Cardstock.  The dotted paper is K&Company Summer Travel.  All the edges are inked with Vintage Photo distress ink.  The backpack was cut from Doodlecharms cartridge.  The apple was cut from Create A Critter cartridge.  The title is Thickers from EK Success.