Thursday, December 30, 2010

2 Challenges Combined...

Well I seen @ Scrapfit they had a challenge for journaling and family traditions.   Also @ Sketches In Thyme had a new sketch up!   So thought I would combine the 2 challenges.  

Here is the sketch from Sketches In Thyme (Thursday Takes # 30)........

Here is my take for Scrapfit Challenge & Sketches In Thyme.......

I used......My Mind's Eye "Sweet Dreams" papers with Textured Cardstock.
Creative Impressions Felt pieces along with Mrs. Grossman's Border & Snowflake Stickers.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

the Studio Challenge

I couldn't wait to use my new kit!   When I got it I happened to say "Wow when will Iever use them for "snow days" or "walking in a winter wonderland" etc!"    Well little did I know we would be gifted with a white Christmas this year in Alabama!  So thanks for the sketch to do a layout with my new kit!

  Here is the Boxing Day Challenge sketch.... 
Here is my take.....

I used:  Fancy Pants designs  "Hot Chocolate" paper with Textured cardstock.
Hot Chocolate Alpha's and Stickers from Kit.
Recollections Snowflake Bling

Sassy Lil' Sketches 12/21 Sketch

I loved the sketch for 12/21 and thought I would incorporate Trey's school Holiday Concert into it.   Simple but memorable!   Thanks for a great sketch!

Here is my take......
I used:  My Mind's Eye "Sweet Dreams" paper with textured cardstock along with Pink Paislee Alpha's. 

Pagemaps Sketch 12/29/10

Been off a week from work and finally was able to scrap! 
I did the Pagemaps "Storybook Kit Sketch" Contest.  

Here is the sketch.....

Here is my take on the sketch.......
I used:  My Mind's Eye "Sweet Dreams" papers with Recollections bling and Gartner Studio Snowflake.  Saying sticker is from PSX Designs

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Christmas Snow in Plevna!

Here are a couple pictures of our snow we had in Plevna!    We had a blast playing in it after we got up and found what Santa had left at our home!   Was just awesome to have a 'White' Christmas!    

 Our Alabama "White" Christmas! 

Sunday, December 19, 2010


Well haven't did much scrapbooking lately, busy shopping and today baking!    But thought I would try a card sketch this afternoon.   Ordered  a couple of kits and anxious for them to come in!   Can't wait!  

I thought I would try the card sketch from Tuesday Take Card Sketch @ Sketches In Thyme.  
Here is the sketch.......
Here is my card......
Pink Paislee "Naughty or Nice" Mistletoe & Co., Collection
cut with Paper Lace Cartridge
along with Pink Paislee Free Santa trading card Digi
Recollections Bling

Also will send in card to happy n scrapping for chance to win a Noel kit.........

Merry Christmas to all...................

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Baby it's cold outside! Brrr!

Came home today and got some cleaning done and then went to Sketches In Thyme.   I was excited about the card Sketch challenge.   Pink Paislee has been giving free digi's the last few days......and this card fit right in.   

Here is the card Sketch From Sketches In Thyme.....   Tuesday Takes #3 Card Challenge

Here is my card........

I love Pink Paislee and have accumulated some stash of it!  : )   

I used Pink Paislee "Naughty or Nice" Mistletoe & Co. Collection
I cut it with my new Cricut Cartridge Paper Lace  (loving it!!)
Along with my free Pink Paislee digi....Father Christmas.
Recollections blings & snowflake.

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Sunday 11/28

Found a new scrapbook site and loved the challenge.......

Here is the sketch from the November 28th Studio Challenge......twist is to make a monochromatic layout.

Here is my Layout........

I am also linking my layout to the Open Sketch Challenge at Sketches In Thyme

Pink Paislee Bayberry Cottage "Front Porch"
Pink Paislee Bayberry Cottage Ribbon Pleats
Imaginisce flowers "Black Tuxedo"
EK Sucess Alpha's
K & Co. Life's Journey  Die Cut cardstock
Paper Studio Gemstones

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Saturday Layout!

Thought I might get some scrapping done over the Thanksgiving holiday, but haven't did much!   I loved the layout from Sassy Lil' Sketches and thought I would do a picture of my son the Christmas after he was born.  This was taken at the Host of Christmas Past that year.   

I bought me some MME holiday papers yesterday and am tickled to get to use some of it.  

Here is the sketch from Sassy Lil' Sketches:

Here is my Layout:

I used textured Cardstock with MME "Sweet Dreams" holiday glitter paper.
Recollections snowflake bling
Ribbon Boutique Ribbon from Hobby Lobby  
"December" sticker from Creative Memories

Sunday, November 21, 2010


Well it is Sunday and was hoping to do a few layout's, but Trey ended up with the start of ear infection so busy running around to Doctor & getting medicine.  I did, however, do 1 LO and combined 2 challenges.

This is the sketch for Challenge #24 at Sketches In Thyme.    I loved the sketch! 

I also combined my LO with this weeks Challenge at Scrapping the Music Challenge # 159
Theme Song:  "Upside Down" by Jack Johnson 


I used on my LO:  
Background  K & Co. Black & Ivory Fusion
Robin's Nest  "Getaway"
Black Textured Cardstock for my circles
Basic Grey Alpha's
K & Co. Butterfly, Tag, & Life's Journey Circle  

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Trying something new........

Ok starting this blog for my genealogy and for my scrapping.   Hopefully will get the hang of it soon!   For now I really don't know what I am doing!   : )