Monday, May 29, 2017

More basketball!

And yet I have more pictures from basketball!
Here are just a couple more:

And the sketch I used was from My Creative Sketches:

And here is another page I made with the sketch below:

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Summertime Fun!

Getting closer to the time when we open the pool! 
In the meantime, I pulled out some fun Summertime pictures:

This was for the sketch challenge at Sketch N Scrap.
Here is the original sketch:

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Go Team!!

Watching my kids progress through years of sports photos has been so much fun!
It's hard to believe how little they were!
Here is a fun page I made for the sketch challenge from Sketches in Thyme #276:
And this is the original sketch:

And here is my take on sketch #277:

And this is the original sketch:

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Hello again!  Digging through the stacks of sports photos again.
Here are some older pictures of my kids playing basketball.  it's hard to believe how far they have come!  This is when they were first starting out.

And here is the original sketch from Sketch Savvy:

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Memory Nest sketch fun!

What a beautiful weekend so far!  Here are a few pages I managed to sneak in while I was taking a break from yard work:
These are for the sketch challenges from Memory Nest:

And here is the 1st original sketch:

And here is my page for the 2nd sketch:

And this is the original:

I hope everyone enjoys their weekend!!

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Throwing out the First Pitch

Loving using Red, White and Blue colors all the time.
Here is my take on the sketch from Let's Get Sketchy:

Here is the original sketch:

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15 Home Runs!!!

Another fun baseball page for the challenge at Lasting Memories!
We were challenged to use embellishments to make a HUGE number.
I fussy cut these numbers and then added lots of baseball stickers to embellishment them:

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Jessica - Homecoming 2017

Here is a page that took a lot of thought...

This was a kit that I bought years ago in the dollar section at Michael's.  
I fussy cut some of the flowers from the papers, used a border punch on 3 different colors and added different patterned papers to the background.

Here is the original sketch with the challenge for # 1 at Scrap Our Stash with coincides with the Granddiva's rewind sketch challenge and Rochelle's1-2-3 challenge:

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Hotel Fun!!

Gotta love this collection from Simple Stories!  I have to say it's one of my favorites.  I'm almost afraid to use it all up!!   This is my page for NSD Challenge #4 from Scrap Our Stash.  The added twist was to add a "camera" to your project.  There it is!  Mixed in with all the hotel junk food and stuff!

And here is the original sketch:

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All Stars - MVP

Homerun Derby 2016!!
Here are just a few of the pictures I took:

This is for NSD challenge # 6 from Scrap Our Stash and Stuck?! Sketches.
Here is the original sketch - the added challenge was to use stitching.
The tags I used from my stash have lots of stitching on them.
so glad to have finally used them!

Chicago Fire Soccer Game

As you can see, my family is into any and every sport.  Here we are celebrating Jason's 1st Chicago Fire Soccer game.

This is for NSD challenge # 7 from Scrap Our Stash.
The added challenge was to add a Star to your project.
Here is the sketch:

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Let's Chill

Playing along with another sketch from the Birthday Bash from Sketch N Scrap!
Today is my birthday and I'm looking forward to more scrapping time!

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Monday, May 8, 2017

Happy Mother's Day

It's May!!  And it's still cold out!!

May is a very busy month for our family.  We have 4 birthdays, Mother's Day and LOTS of baseball.

Here is a page I did for a challenge from Scrap the Girls.
1. "Mom" must be in the picture.  Here are a couple of moms and our daughters.
2. NO boys!  Easy one...

Love how this turned out!  The touch of gold is really pretty!

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Me, Mickey and the White Sox

Play time is over and it's back to work....

Here is one of my favorite pictures of myself:

This was for the White with 1 challenge - to use Deep Black on your project.

Glad I was saving this photo for just the right project!!

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Saturday, May 6, 2017


I sure wish Summer would get here soon!  I miss these days in the pool!

Here is challenge #1 from Connie Can Crop - use something that jumps off the page.  I used lots of pop dots on these fussy cut splashes.

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Playing in the Sand

Challenge #2 from Connie Can Crop - use a tree as a focal point. I used this wood accent piece to highlight my son's day in the sand.

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Hot Summer Days

Still working on NSD challenges from Connie Can Crop!!  Here is my page featuring a flamingo for the "bird" challenge!

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My Summer Bucket List

My Summer bucket list consists of lots of fruity stuff!!

This was for 5th Challenge from Connie Can Crop - to use fruit on your page.

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Summer Fun!!!

Here is my page for the NSD challenge from Connie Can Crop:

We were challenged to use this sketch and add some sunshine:

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All Star Team - Challenge 3 Scrap Our Stash

Chipping away at some baseball pictures again!

Here is challenge #3 from Scrap Our Stash AND Sketches in Thyme.  The added challenge was to add some misting or paint to your background.
This paper had a bit of inking around the edges, so I VERY CAREFULLY added a little more blue mist.

And here is the original sketch:

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The Pitch

Finally get to sit down and play with some National Scrapbook Day challenges!!

Here is my page for Challenge #2 from Scrap our Stash AND The Scraproom Blog team up!

The twist to the challenge was to use this sketch and add some flair.
I used some fabric covered buttons as my flair.

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