Monday, September 22, 2014

A Scrappy Weekend

Hello all I have 4 layouts to share, completed during my CSI Miami season 6 binge a thon.

6:
Gabby turned 6 on 6/8/14. Used Simple Stories Vintage Bliss, Recollections tags, scraps of Dear Lizzy Lucky Charm, Heidi Swapp Sugar Chic & Primrose spray, Bazzill Cupcake Trio 8x8paper,  Maggie Holmes Ephemera, button is Basic Grey
 
 
Just Happy:
More Vintage Bliss. Didn't have to do much to this because it was already embellished. I just added some punching, stickers, buttons and gems. EK Fly Away punch, Marvy heart punch, Martha Stewart Country Butterfly punch used

 
Way 2 Sassy:
Those poses and the looks on their faces too priceless. Used Heidi Swapp Sugar Chic, EK Success circle punch, My Lil Shoebox stickers, Thickers Vinyl and Making Memoris stickers.

 
You Dare To Dream:
1: To invent a robot to do her chores
2: Loves gymnastics and basketball
3: To be a millionair
4: It's hard being herself
Dear Lizzy Foxy Fairview background paper, Studio Calico Ocean Spray mist, Maggie Holmes Ephemera, Nook and Pantry buttons and EK Success Fly Away butterfly punch



Wednesday, September 17, 2014

I've Been Scrappin!

Hello everyone I have several layouts to share, this weekend I did alot of scrapping while watching season 9 and 10 of CSI Miami. Can't get enough of Horation Caine. Anyhow here they are and be warned there are alot of them thanks for looking and happy crafting.
 
Enjoy The Simple Things:
So glad I was able to get some good action shots of Fay on the swing, I've had my dslr for 2 years and I am still learning. Anyway the base paper is WRMK Inked Rose "Striped", journal card WRMK made easy card. Photo backed with Maggie Holmes Oh Darling "Playtime". Chipboard by BG Mint Julep and Knee Highs/Bow ties and used Making Memories Edge Scraper

 
Five Things:
I've had this paper for over a year, it's My Minds Eye Spread Your Wings but I had only planned to use the reverse side because I love teal/torquiose dots but I decided to do something different. I found several questions online to ask my child to get to know her better. I know I know I should already know her but sue me lol. She's 10 now and going through changes so she's up and down, she changes with the wind.....
Orange stickers are BG Nook and Pantry, "hello" die cut is Heidi Swapp, number's die cuts are Fancy Pants Trend Setter ephemera pack. Fiskars Apron Lace punch and EK Success Daisy punch used.

 
Just Swingin':
Gabby loves to swing and has alot of fun doing it. She will swing for hours and loves to go super high! I love imperfect pictures and the one on the right is my favorite because it shows action.
Used Thickers Kensie, Bazzill Avalanche, My Mind's Eye My Girl "Flutterby", Dear Lizzy triangle paper, DCWV Birghts Stack, scraps of WRMK Inked Rose, Basic Grey Mint Julep and Knee Highs/Bow Ties, Glitz Navy Stickers, Fiskars Pretty Scallops 4xl, Studio Calico Cameo mist

 
This or That:
More questions for my 10 year old. She's got so much character now. However when taking pictures I always have to say "smile silly or laugh" because her regular smiles seem so fake so I just let her be without being fake. All paper is The Pier "Heatwave" except for the photo mat which is DCWV Brights Matstack. I used Ek Success 2 point flag, Thickers Lullaby and Thickers Rainboots

 
A Day To Remember:
 I missed a whole year of making memories and going to the beach! Last summer I didn't do any scrapping or create any memories due to getting my health in check. The backgroun paper is DCWV Brights, The journal card is WRMK Down the Board Walk. The chipboard arrow is Basic Grey Mint Julep and Soleil brads. I misted with Tattered Angels Patina
 
Favorites:
Believe it or not I got the design idea from the back of Maggie Holmes Oh Darling paper pack. The chipboard and doll paper is Maggie Holmes, the triangle paper and dot paper is Dear Lizzy. The "love card" is Project Life Everyday, the letter stickers are Thickers Custard

 
Never 2 Old:
I guess Gabby is never to old to be held in Fay's arms. Paper is Maggie Holmes Styleboard and Oh Darling. Project Life Strawberry card behind the photo. Scraps of Heidi Swapp, MME, DCWV and Mango Frost. Letter stickers are Remarks Autumn and Thickers Lullaby

 
So Very Grateful:
No doubt they love eachother immensly. Background paper is Pink Paislee Solstice, banner and star is Heidi Swapp. Thickers gold stickers "Fox", 8/11 paper is best of Maggie Holmes. I used Making Memories edge scraper, Fiskars Squeeze punch in That's Amore and Glitz Teeny Alpha in Navy

 
You Sparkle and Shine:
No more stiff looking pictures yay! She's showing her character and I love it. Pink Paislee Solstice "Capetown", Making Memories edge scraper, Maggie Holmes Flea Market cards, Ek Success 2 point flag punch, Making Memories Tiny Alpha stickers, Amy Tan Thickers "Scene" and Studio Calico Pink stickers



Super High!
She was crying because she wanted to go super high and was not going high as she wanted. Pink Paislee Solstice "Maui", Project Life Strawberry cards, Maggie Holmes Flea Market cards, scraps of Dear Lizzy Lucky Charm and Maggie Holmes Styleboard. Maggie Holmes ephemera and Remarks Autumn stickers
 




Friday, September 5, 2014

Happy Friday With Several Layouts

I've been busy crafting on the weekends so I have several layouts to share with my friends. Some very simple and some are more creative.

Explore:
Simple, paper is Crate Paper The Pier and punch is Fiskars. Letters are Thickers. Fabric tag and flower is SEI. Years old. The butterfly stamp is Martha Stewart Country Butterfly. Cardstock is Die Cuts With A View Brights stack

 
Good Time:
Very simple and I love it. Used some Project Life Kraft and bits of scraps. The flowers are Basic Grey from Joann's

 
Up 'N Away:
I'm glad I as able to get some good action shots of the kids, sometimes this is very hard especially when I don't really know all the functions on may digital slr. Paper is My Minds Eye Up and Away. Thickers, fabric tag SEI, scraps are My Minds Eye and Maggie Holmes

 
Totally Tied:
Gabby can tie her shoes but they don't stay tied all the time. Not sure if I like this design, that happens sometimes and I battled with the orintation for a while. Used alot of Crate Paper Maggie Holmes and Heidi Swapp
 
 
She's Super Cool:
Summer time fine lol. Maggie Holmes, EK Success, Martha Stewart, Thickers and Echo Park, Basic Grey

 
 
 


Thursday, September 4, 2014

Back In School Cool and A photoshoot

The kids have returned to school. Yes!!!! Back to learning, hanging with friends and getting on my nerves with homework and not wanting to get up early in the morning. Gabby cried a bit the first day, she didnt want to leave me....Well she's 6 and in first grade so it's time she gets it together. My 10 year old started 5th grade. I pray she keeps her mouth shut this year. Please pray with me lol....She's a talker and is bossy. I do not like that.....

This is the best one I got, they did not want to take many of them
 

 
More pictures:
Fake smiles and normal look

 
Them looking away from me
 
 
Baby did not want to smile
 
 
Really no smile Gabby???
 
 
On Sunday I took some pictures of Farrah:




 
And here's Gabby:







 
 
Then I handed the camera over to Farrah:
Me being silly:

 



 
Gabby took the following I have more in my other camera which weren't too bad but keep in mind she is only 6 :


 
 
 
 
Ok thats enough for now, I do have some layouts to upload so I'll try to do that tomorrow. Have a blessed day. 
 
 
 



Monday, August 25, 2014

Goodbye Weekend, Hello Monday

Hello all I am back with several new layouts to share. I got some crafting time this weekend along with watching a few movies (Heaven Is For Real, The Amazing Spider Man 2, Rio 2 and Transendence) They were pretty good but Spider Man did not end as I expected, it was sad. Anywhoo my weekend went way too fast and not its back to a busy work week. The kids will be starting school next week Tuesday, pray for us :). Most of the layouts, if not all I used a mixture of Maggie Holmes, Dear Lizzy, Crate Paper, Thickers, Basic Grey, Ek Success, Martha Stewart, SN@P and Project life. Any questions please ask, I don't get alot of play time at work ;) Love ya'll and be blessed.

Bright Smile Happy Child
 


 
Crazy Beautiful

 
Free Spirit:
this child is not afraid to dance, sing, play, run jump act silly or ask silly questions

 
Hand In Hand:
the sometimes love to hold hands while walking. I love the way scattered sequins look in pages


My Crazy Life:
Gabby loves the water but hates to be thrown in it. Poor baby. These kids are crazy. 
 

 
Twirl:
can you believe she said she hated this dress



Monday, August 18, 2014

Happy Monday: "The expresion of joy is a wonderous thing. Our mouths are filled with laughter". Psalm 126:2

Hey everyone two quick layouts I want to share. Completed during the weekend, I can only do about 2 or 3 on the weekends which is cool I am no longer obsessed (sigh) lol.  My kiddies are growing up so fast and I am constantly taking pictures of them doing something. Thanks for looking friends love you and God Bless.
 
Joyus:
Journaling reads Took these last year, she's grown so much since then though. "The expresion of joy is a wonderous thing. Our mouths are filled with laughter". Psalm 126:2
Used Swiss Dot Template, Heidi Swapp, Maggie Holmes, Dear Lizzy and Thickers
 

 
Play List:
The kids love music. In rotation:
Let Her Go by Passenger
Break Every Chain- Tasha Cobbs
He Want's It All- Forever Jones
Used some Maggie Holmes, Thickers, Crate Paper and Fiskars

Saturday, August 16, 2014

It's been hectic

To say the least, I've been so busy at work and with homelife that I leave my scrapping until the weekends. The kids are getting ready to go back to school, they've had a wonderful summer, went on alot of field trips including the Chicago Musuem, swimming, the Milwaukee Musuem and other places. I have 2 layouts to share with you guys:

Pocoyo
Gabby loves to read and has read Pocoyo so many times she knows the whole story. I used a mix of Fancy Pants Trendsetter, Heidi Swapp, and Maggie Holmes on this. Very quick layout.
 

 
The Bridge
Fay does this all the time and it scares me I keep thinking she's going to hurt herself. Anywhoo she loves to run, jump and play but doesn't every 10 year old lol?
I uses a mix of Basic Grey What's Up, Studio Calico, Thickers, Snap Simple Stories and Jenni Bowlin punch

 
 
Well I hope your weekend goes well, I've got some washing and relaxing to do. Take care and God bless.