Monday, April 24, 2017

Crazy Days of Summer

I love how this turned out!  I happen to have the perfect pictures for these colors!
This challenge was to use a paint swatch - any color.
For some reason, I had these blue squares in my stash.  
I think I had them for some beach pages...lol.


This was fun!  I'm glad I had them in my stash!  It saved me from making a trip to Home Depot to snag some....lol!!
Thanks for the challenge Kraft + 1!!!

Friends

For this challenge, instead of using squares, I cut up some patterned paper to use the hexagons:


The challenge from Colorful Creations was to use a selfie.
I don't do this too often, so I had to grab the cousins!

Eggs to Dye For

More fun pictures when my kids were younger and did "fun" stuff...lol


I used this sketch from Sketch- N-Scrap:


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Movie Night

This picture of my little guy at the theater to see the Harry Potter movie was so stinkin' cute!!!....And then I realized I lost the tickets stubs.   :(

Here is my take on the sketch from Sketches in Thyme:

Here is the original sketch:

And I also tried to get an "old world" feel from the papers and the metal embellishments for this challenge from Berry71blue:


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You Make me Laugh

This was one of my most favorite pages from this weekend.


I used the challenge from Colorful Creations - use supplies that begins with the first letter of your name.


I used lots of Washi Tape.

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Egg Hunt

I miss when my kids were little and loved seeing the Easter Bunny and collecting eggs...

Here's my little guy:



I used this sketch from Scrap Our Stash.  We were also challenged to use stash using the letters F-L-O-W-E-R.  
I used:
F - flowers
L- Leaves
O - the color orange
W - washi tape
E - eyelets
R - ribbon

I used this page for the challenge from Lasting Memories - bunnies, eggs and chicks.
And also the Use Your Stuff challenge this week - use eyelets or brads.

And here is the original sketch:


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WOW!!

I LOVE this new collection from Simple Stories!!

Here is my take on a sketch from My Creative Sketches:



And here is the original sketch:


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April Showers bring May Flowers

I was so busy this weekend, I thought I would just take all my pictures and complete all my postings later.  So get ready for all my projects from my productive weekend!!

Here is my page for the sketch challenge from Sketches in Thyme:



And here is the original sketch:


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Sunday, April 16, 2017

Pink Girlie stuff

Using up some more of the WAY older stuff!  This background paper is from My Mind's Eye from YEARS ago.  And the HAPPY banner is from the ancient stash also.


This is my girlie page for the challenge from Love to Scrap.  And the 1-2-3 Challenge - Pink / Beautiful / hearts.

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Water Park Fun

So looking forward to Summer Fun!  Here are a couple of pictures of us on the lazy river...


I played with this sketch and color challenge from White with 1:


Have a Happy Easter!!
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Saturday, April 15, 2017

Poolside

I tried not to shop today and failed.  I found these totally cool water splashes and drops.


We are so ready to open up the pool!!

This is for the White with 1 (helium blue) challenge from White with 1.

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Cat in the Hat

LOVE this picture!!  I have to say that Reading Week is one of our favorite times in school!

So happy that I had a bit more of this ribbon in the stash!

I used this sketch from Stuck?! Sketches.


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Friday, April 14, 2017

Spring Stroll

More Spring colors!  I love working with the scraps while they are still on my desk.



I worked with this recipe challenge from Show Us Your Stuff:

I handmade my flower clusters using a couple different punches.
I found some older "stitching" rub ons in the stash.
I added a few strips of washi tape a little bit of white paint.

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Stop and Smell the Flowers


 What a beautiful Spring day!!  Perfect for playing some Spring photos and flowers! Also perfect for the Flower challenge from Use Your Stuff!


I used this sketch from Scrapbook Steals:


And I played along with this Tic Tac Toe challenge from Blog75:


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GOOD Friday!

I hope everyone enjoys the day!  It looks like it's going to be beautiful outside.  What a great start to a wonderful Easter Weekend!

Here is my page for the Freaky Fast Formula at The Scraproom Blog:

Then arrange them however you like.

Here is what I came up with:

Here is the original formula.



I also used this for the Feathers challenge from Canvas Corp.

Next I used a sketch from Studio Challenges for this page:


And here is the original sketch:


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Sunday, April 9, 2017

Got Class?

While searching for some pictures to work with this mood board from Scrap The Girls, I've been sorting thru a lot of my pictures and realizing I have printed waaaayyyy too many.  I'm being more selective on what I am going to actually scrap.  Otherwise, I will end up with thousands of pages and no where to put them!

Here are a few pictures from my daughters college graduation, when she earned her associates degree:


I used a chipboard piece for the title Dream and used a white dabber.  This was for the Black / White + 1 + the word Dream challenge from More Than Words.

My second page was inspired by this moodboard from Scrap the Girls.  I loved all the different shades of green.  I tried to use the lighter shade of green on the flowers.


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Splish Splash


While I had these colors and scraps on my desk, I played with a sketch from The Scraproom Blog:


I used my punches for the water drips and drops and added Stickles.
Here is the original sketch:


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My Birthday

I played with a sketch from Sketches in Thyme.
I FINALLY used this page from Fresh Cuts - where you had to cut out the pieces for your page.
So glad to be using up lots of old stash!

Here is the sketch:


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SPRING


Chipping away at all of the pretty flower pictures I have.
I did this page for the Spring in Your Title challenge from Lasting Memories:

And I used this sketch from My Creative Sketches:


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Saturday, April 8, 2017

Spring Butterflies

I have so many pictures from our trip to the zoo last year and our excursion into the Butterfly exhibit.
Here are a few...

I scavenged through my stash and find some REALLY old Tim Coffey stickers and some older Cloud 9 goodies.
I used this sketch from Rochelle Spears.


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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Simple Pleasures

Hello again!  Since I am anxiously awaiting Spring flowers to start popping up, I pulled out these older pictures of my daughter when I took her out for a quick photo shoot a few years ago.
I used some Simple Stories goodies, a few crocheted flowers and some fibers.  This is for the Easter or Spring challenge from Another Freaking Challenge blog.


Here is the sketch I used from Sketches in Thyme #271:


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Sunday, April 2, 2017

Looking forward to SUMMER!!!

I pulled out some really old Echo Park Summertime chipboard pieces for this bright, summery page:


I was inspired by this piece from Granddiva's challenge:


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Ready for Spring!!

Time to break out the pastels and flowers!
Here is my page for the "selfie" challenge from Challenge YOUrself:


I used this sketch from Paper Issues and used lots of Spring flowers for the challenge from Lasting Memories.




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1st year of Soccer

Here is a page I made for the sketch challenge from Let's Get Sketchy:


And here is the original sketch:


Soccer Games

Here is my take on the 2 page sketch from Stick it Down:


I got to play with more misting sprays!

And here is the original sketch:


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