This is such a busy time of year for us...both of the girls have bdays so close together. Here is Sidney's invitation. I used SU's lavender lace and perfect plum stamp pads for the butterflies. The metal rim tag is also SU, the ric rac is some I picked up at Walmart. I've had it for a while (probably 6 mos) and bought it thinking I would use it for something (ever done this?). Sure enough this was the perfect project! Thanks for stopping in!
Sunday, April 29, 2007
Here is a fun layout I did of the girls. They were getting ready to watch a movie and had gotten in the chair together with their blankets. I thought I better not miss this photo opportunity! I used SU tempting turquoise to add some color to the white cardstock and then added some fun brightly colored brads to attach the words to the page. I had some left over ribbon from another project that happened to match nicely and finished the page off by running it through a ribbon buckle. Thanks for stopping in today. I have several card orders this week so I will be posting them soon. Have a great day!
Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Well it has been a nutty week around here. Sometimes I wonder why I have a problem saying "no" to volunteering jobs! Oh well maybe I will get a little bit more grace from God for doing good things with out complaining! **wink**. This is another one of my favorite layouts. The pics are from a few years ago but I love the colors and how the page is blocked in sections. I am hoping to post some new things the rest of this week so check back in! Thanks for stopping by! Toni
Sunday, April 22, 2007
What a crazy weekend we have had here! We celebrated Haley's birthday this weekend with a slumber party! Whew...trying to keep up with 4 pre-teen girls is a barrel of monkeys! I made sure we had a plan for the evening so they didn't get too out of hand. We took a lot of pictures and I had them scrapbook their own board book as a memento from the party. I think they all had a pretty good time. They were a good group of girls. Here are a couple of photos, one being the hour of beauty...green mud masks and all! Thanks for stopping in. Have a great evening! Toni
Monday, April 16, 2007
I just love this layout; the girls were a few years younger here. Sheesh they grow up so fast! Haley made the picture in the corner and I wanted to incorporate it into the layout some how so I copied it and shrunk it down a bit. I had no choice but to use some vibrant colors as that best describes my girls...fun and full of life. Well thanks for stopping in. Hope you enjoyed the beautiful weather today! Toni
Sunday, April 15, 2007
Our little Haley will be turning 12 very soon so we needed to get on the birthday invitations. I thought these turned out so cute. She loved them. I stamped the image on glossy card stock and then with sponges used different colors of inks and bam...Haley watched me do the first one and then she wanted to finish the rest! She is so crafty! You might notice that I changed my blog page. I really liked the colors and everything of the last page but I couldn't get it to do the things that I wanted. Now I can. I don't think it looks too bad. Anyway...thanks for stopping in! ~T
Here is a fun idea I saw at Splitcoaststampers...all those memories...so little time. We have all been there...too many things going on to stop and scrapbook memories but when you are ready to sit down and do it you have forgotten when that first tooth came in or when she took her first step. This is a pretty clever idea though. Keep little scraps of paper inside the can and jot down a short memory like "Haley took her first steps May 3, 07" then when you are ready to come back and scrap those memories you are ready. I wish I would have thought of this when my girls were little! Thanks for stopping in...have a great weekend! ~Toni
Tuesday, April 10, 2007
I was so excited when I got the mail today! I ordered Marvy scalloped punches...they are so hard to come by right now they are "the" thing to buy for card making. Anyway I couldn't stand it I had to try them out. Check out the card I made last night. This card was made from scraps of other projects. I like to try to use every stitch of paper if I can!
Thanks for stoping in. Have a good night! ~T
Monday, April 9, 2007
This is one of my favorite pictures of the girls. Every time I look at it I can't help but smile. I thought the colors of the paper really brought out the colors in the picture. That is one of the reasons I like doing custom work. You can choose paper that will accent your photos it just seems to bring your page to life! I recently purchased a Cricut machine so the title and flowers on the top of the page are done with that. I used some chipboard pieces at the bottom to enhance the journaling. I am hoping to get some cards posted soon. I just got my Marvy scalloped punches in the mail today and am dying to try them out! Thanks for stopping in! ~T
Thursday, April 5, 2007
Well...I have so many different photos of the girls at school through out the school year I decided to make a memory album for each one. Every school year is just a little bit different. Some years I have several pics from different activities and other years all I have is the traditional 8x10 school photo and the class photo. But at least they are organized by year. I try to choose colors of paper that enhance the color of clothing they are wearing and sometimes I add a flower or different stickers just to add a bit of "bling". I try to remember important things that happened that year so I can journal a bit on each page. The girls get so excited when I finish another page for their book. It is fun to sit back and look at how much they have changed! Sheesh...they grow up too fast!!!
Thanks for stoping in! ~T
Wednesday, April 4, 2007
Well the weather has turned cold again! So I thought what the heck let's dig out some winter photos and scrapbook them! I am a little behind as these are pics of the girls in 2004 but I don't usually scrap in order. I do what I feel like doing...I think pages turn out better that way! I am hoping to post more scrap pages soon. Have a great week...what's left...one day closer to Friday!
Thanks for stoping in.
Sunday, April 1, 2007
Hey there! Hope you are having a great weekend. After the rain FINALLY cleared up we have had a beautiful Sunday! I just love the spring time! Makes we want to open our pool and enjoy our backyard! Anyway, I managed to make a photo frame this weekend. These are really pretty simple and they look so stinkin cute when they are done. Basically it is just a inexpensive frame covered with scrapbook paper. I used Modge Podge for my adhesive and added some fun little embellishments. Thanks for stoping in...hope you are out enjoying this beautiful weather! ~T