Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Classic Combo

Grilled Cheese & Tomato Soup
Supplies:
Cardstock: Wausau
Paper: Jillibean Soup, Scarlet Lime
Alpha Stickers: Jillibean Soup, Adornit
File Folder: Rusty Pickle
Stamps: Studio G
Ink: ColorBox
Pen: Y&C, Sharpie
Miscellaneous: Sequins, Thread
Design Notes: The folder opens to reveal the recipes and the grocery list slides out from behind the folder. A hot cup of homemade tomato soup and a gooey, melty grilled cheese sandwich on homemade french bread are so satisfying on a fall day.

Want to have some great fun making your own personal cookbook as well as leaving a legacy for your family? Please come join us at Creative Cookbooking!

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Follow the Leader

Supplies: Cardstock: Wausau
Paper: Making Memories, Pebbles, Scarlet Lime
Journaling Sticker: Pink Paislee
Alpha Stickers: American Crafts, Made for Retail, Inc.
Chipboard: Chatterbox
Miscellaneous: Ribbon
Based on a sketch from Sketchy Thursdays

Scarlett and Carolyn had such a great time following each other around the yard. 9/12/09

Monday, September 21, 2009

{I Saw That} Smile

Supplies:
Cardstock: Bazzill
Paper: Making Memories, Pebbles, DCWV, Scarlet Lime
Alphas: Pink Paislee, Pressed Petals
Paint Pen: Zig
Based on sketch 38 from 52 Sketches...52 Weeks.
This layout was created for a challenge at Scrap Freak.

At first Claire was annoyed when she saw me taking her picture. I could tell that she was thinking of a special pose to do and she couldn't help but let out a little smile.

Sunday, September 20, 2009

Grow

Supplies: Paper: October Afternoon, Sassafras Lass
Chipboard Alphas: American Crafts
Chipboard: Chatter Box
This layout was created for a crop challenge at From Here 2 Scrapternity.

Scarlett at Turkey Creek.

Now & Then

Supplies:
Paper: Sassafras Lass, Made for Retail, Inc.
Alpha Stickers: American Crafts, Pink Paislee
Based on a sketch from Pink Sketches.
This layout was created for a crop challenge at From Here 2 Scrapternity.

The journaling reads: You two girls love to splash around in the tub together. Seeing you two together reminds me of another pair of sisters who loved the same thing. I guess some things never change.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Colorful

Supplies: Paper: Sassafras Lass
Ribbon: Offray
Alpha Stickers: American Crafts
Chipboard Sticker: Sassafras Lass
Miscellaneous: Buttons
I created this layout for a use your stash challenge at From Here 2 Scrapternity.



Timeless Beauty

Supplies: Paper: Scarlet Lime
File Folder: Rusty Pickle
Alpha Stickers: Adornit
Clock: Maya Road
Pearl Flourish: Prima
Ribbon: Basic Grey
Miscellaneous: Flower

The hidden journaling reads: You look so beautiful standing in the sunlight. I can't believe how fast you have grown. Some days I wish I could stop time, making these special moments last forever. Playdate at Turkey Creek 9/9/09

Laugh

Supplies:
Cardstock: Wausau
Paper: Sassafras Lass
Flowers: Prima, Modern Romance
Alpha Stickers: American Crafts
Chipboard Photo Corner: Pink Paislee
Pen: Zig

I created this layout for a color challenge at From Here 2 Scrapternity. This is me with my Uncle's dog sometime in the early 80s.

Swing

Supplies:
Cardstock: Wausau
Paper: Pink Paislee
Alpha Stickers: American Crafts
Chipboard Circles: American Crafts
Miscellaneous: Buttons
I created this layout for a recipe challenge at From Here 2 Scrapternity.
Scarlett loved playing on the swing at Rocky Bayou State Park.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Good Times

Supplies:
Cardstock: Jenni Bowlin
Paper: Jenni Bowlin
Chipboard Buttons: Jenni Bowlin
Alpha Stickers: Jenni Bowlin, Adornit
Miscellaneous: Ribbon, Lace
Based on a sketch #37 from 52 Sketches...52 Weeks

Even when Claire was sick she felt well enough to pose for some pictures. She never runs out of silly faces. With Claire, there is never a dull moment!

You Are My Sunshine

Supplies:
Paper: Sassafras Lass
Cardstock Flower: Sassafrass Lass
Cardstock Sticker: Sassafras Lass

This layout was created for an Ad Challenge at Scrap Attack Scrapbooking.

Quick Study

Supplies:
Paper: Sassafras Lass, Making Memories, Retail, Inc.
Cardstock Stickers: Sassafras Lass
Alpha Stickers: Pink Paislee
Chalk Ink: Colorbox
Miscellaneous: Ribbon, Buttons
Based on sketch #36 from 52 Sketches...52 Weeks

The journaling reads: When Claire was visiting her new school, you wanted to learn along with the big kids. Scarlett had such a fun time doing her "work."

Friday, September 11, 2009

Lil Helpers

Supplies: Paper: Sassafras Lass
Ribbon: Basic Grey, Michael's
Flowers: Prima, Sassafras Lass
Alpha Stickers: Made for Retail, Inc.
Transparency: Hambly Screen Prints
Based on a sketch from Sketchy Thursdays

The journaling reads: You two usually throw all the books on the floor, but today you helped each other pick them up. I was sure to capture this evernt with some pictures because it may not happen again!

Sweet Baby

Supplies:
Paper: Sassafras Lass, Pink Paislee
Chipboard: Fancy Pants
Ribbon: Basic Grey
Die-Cut: My Mind's Eye
Flowers: Prima, My Mind's Eye (transparency)
Button: Basic Grey
Other: Hemp
Based on Sketch #33 from 52 Sketches...52 Weeks
The journaling reads: You are so happy to be sitting up. I love how you have one are over the side of the chair, as if this is no big deal to you.

Sunday, September 6, 2009

Run, Claire, Run!

Supplies:
Paper: Jenni Bowlin, October Afternoon
Alpha Stickers: Jenni Bowlin

I created this layout for a Journaling Challenge at Scrap Attack Scrapbooking.

Claire loves to run. If you ask her what her favorite game is she will tell you running. She had a great time running laps around the playground at Rocky Bayou State Park.

Do You Like My Hat?

Supplies:
Cardstock: Wausau
Paper: Cosmo Cricket
Flowers: Prima
Alpha Stickers: Adornit, American Crafts

I created this layout for a Wacky Holiday Challenge at Scrap Attack Scrapbooking.

September 15th is make a hat day. I actually made this hat during the Birthday Bash at SAS. Claire totally loves it. With the right hat, nothing else matters.

Shine

Supplies:
Cardstock: Wausau
Paper: Jenni Bowlin
Alpha Stickers: American Crafts
Sequins: Craft Designer
I created this layout for a Croppy Cat Challenge of Julie {scrappinjewlz} at Scrap Attack Scrapbooking.

Scarlett at Rocky Bayou State Park.

Free As A Bird

Supplies:
Cardstock: Wausau
Paper: Basic Grey, Pink Paislee
Paint: Champagne Dance by Valspar
Alpha Stickers: American Crafts
Pen: Sakura
Inkpad: ColorBox
Bird Pattern: Mr. Blue Bird by Spool

This layout was created for a Sakura Challenge at Scrap Attack Scrapbooking.

Claire playing at Rocky Bayou State Park.

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Taking Time

Supplies:
Paper: College Press, Basic Grey, Pebbles
Flower: Pink Paislee
Alpha Stickers: Adornit
Pearls: Kaiser Craft
Ribbon: May Arts
Based on a sketch from Sketchy Thursdays

Claire taking the time to smell the flowers at Rocky Bayou State Park.

Doll

Supplies:
Cardstock: Prism
Paper: Basic Grey, Sassafras Lass
Flowers: Prima
Alpha Stickers: American Crafts
Ribbon: Offray
Stamps: Scarlet Lime, Studio G, My Mind's Eye, Cavallini Papers & Co., Inc.
Ink: ColorBox
Pen: Sakura
Miscellaneous: Buttons
Based on a sketch from Scrap Attack Scrapbooking.

Scarlett at Rocky Bayou State Park. She was having a wonderful time playing on the swing.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Splash

Supplies: Cardstock: Wausau
Paper: Basic Grey
Ribbon: Basic Grey
Alpha Stickers: American Crafts
Rub-on: sei
Based on a sketch from Sketchy Thursdays

This photo was taken of Claire playing in the water fountain at The Greene (6/27/08). This is one of the last outings we went on before Scarlett was born. This was Claire's first time in a water fountain and she wasn't quite sure what to think. After a brief warm up period she was loving it.