Friday, April 30, 2010

Hop To It Challenge #11

For Challenge #11 at the Apron Strings Blog.  Based on the sketch by Sketchy Thursdays and using only white embellishments. I used Prima flowers, Doodlebug Brads, Heidi Swapp Chip Heart, and Bazzill Edgings.
Photos of DGD Lucy with her butterfly bath towel, Feb. '10.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Fall Day at the Park

Here's my version on the Sassy Lil' Sketches April 28th sketch shown below!
Photos from last Fall with DGD Kaylee attracting those ducks at the park pond.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Sassy Lil' Sketches April 28th Sketch!

Check out the newest sketch at Sassy Lil' Sketches!
Will be working on this one soon!
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Sunday, April 25, 2010

Playful Girl!

Here's my version on the April 21st sketch at Sassy Lil' Sketches.
Hope you'll come give it a try and link your work!
Photo of DGD Sydney enjoying the slide, Sept '09.

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Hop To It Challenge #10

*Double click to see closeup!
For Challenge #10 over at the Apron Strings Blog based on the sketch by Nuts About Sketches. Also used lots of green for the monochromatic green requirement.
Photos from our Punta Cana, Domincan Republic Trip Aug '09.

Hop To It Challenge #9

For Challenge #9 over at the Apron Strings Blog based on the PageMap and including recycled items. I used Prima flower packaging, the title tag along with the string and safety pin is from clothing. Also, the blue bread tag from buns.

Hometown Assignment #4 - Favorite Restaurant

The Assignment this time over at the Apron Strings Blog was to take a photo of our favorite restaurant. Tampico's Mexican Restaurant is our fav and we even took grandson Brady for lunch today since we have him all weekend.

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Sassy Lil' Sketches April 21st Sketch!

Check out this wonderful circle sketch by Cherie this week!
Can't wait to give this one a try and hope you do too!
Sassy Lil' Sketches.

Monday, April 19, 2010

Hometown Assignment #3

For Hometown Assignment #3 over at the Apron Strings Blog,
photo of our little city park.
This was the day before when they were having a 'kids' day' with games and craft activities.

Friday, April 16, 2010

My Easter Basket

For Hop To It Challenge #8 at the Apron Strings Blog, based on the Sketch by Sketchy Thursdays and inspired by one of my first layouts pictured below. I used the colors pink and green and also more photos of DGD Kaylee! Those days of decorative brads and eyelets and fibers! oh MY! LOL
Thanks for Looking!

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Lucky To Have You!

I've been trying to use some older kits lately and this one is from Apron Strings using GCD Studios papers. Love the colors of this one! Photo of DGD Kaylee and I at Cozumel, July '09 cruise. Oh to be back there now!

Little Man Growing Up!

For Challenge #7 at the Apron Strings Blog, using some of my oldest photos along with my newest kit based on the chosen April PageMap. These photos are of my husband Brad from 1959 and my newest kit from TSR using October Afternoon 'Thrift Shop' papers.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

April 14th Card Sketch!

It's time for another fun card sketch at Sassy Lil' Sketches .
Take a look at the great examples by the design team as well!

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Holiday Time!

For Challenge #6 over at the Apron Strings Blog.....
6 on Saturday -
•1 sheet cardstock
•1 sheet patterned paper
•1 set round embellishments (Buttons)
•1 length ribbon
•1 border (Bazzill Edging Black)
•1 transparency (by Fancy Pants...words, tree, etc. are all apart of the transparency)


For Hop To It challenge #5 over at the Apron Strings Blog using.....
"lots of white with a few pops of color".

Photo of sweet DGD Lucy just before her first birthday, March '10.

Relaxing Getaway

Photos from our Punta Cana trip, August '09.

For '5 on Friday' challenge over at the Apron Strings Blog.
I used -
•1 sheet cardstock (in green) or brown
•1 sheet patterned paper (diecut paper)
•1 set of chipboard (title)
•1 set of boarders (punched edging in brown)
•1 set of buttons (buttons)

Saturday, April 10, 2010


This is for Hometown Assignment #2 over at the Apron Strings Blog
We don't have many stores righ in our small town, but this is the one I go to most.
Just 10 minutes away across the Ohio River is a much larger town with the mall and lots of different stores plus of course several WalMarts!
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Friday, April 9, 2010

Play Place

Based on the March 28th Sketch by Sassy Lil' Sketches!

Photos of grandson Brady at the Chick Fil A Place Place, April '09.

Ho Ho Ho!

For "Hop To It" Challenge #3 over at the Apron Strings Blog using hybrid scrapbooking. I printed the little Christmas Tickets online.

Super Fun Egg Hunt

Based on the March 21st sketch over at Sassy Lil' Sketches!

Thursday, April 8, 2010

In Summer Life Is Good!

For "Hop To It Challenge #4" over at the Apron Strings Blog. Using some papers I love (Bella Boulevard Plastino) along with the 2-page sketch from Nuts About Sketches.
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Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Sassy Lil' Sketches April 7th!

WOW! This was a GREAT sketch by Cherie to work with! LOVED this one!
Check it out along with the other design team examples at

Here's my versino on the sketch.......
"Sweet Girls"

Photos of my swee granddaughters Kaylee and Lucy, Feb. '10.
They have such a close, wonderful relationship that I hope always lasts!

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Good Friends!

What a coincidence this was........
After knowing Laura for many years at different online scrap sites, we were fortunate to get to meet up in Aruba during our recent Caribbean cruise! She and her husband are just the sweetest people and I'm so glad it worked out for us to meet!
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Sunday, April 4, 2010

Our House On The Hill

Here's our 'house' photo scrapped and it's based on a sketch by 52 Sketches for a 'Hop To It' April challenge on the Apron Strings Blog!
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Our House

This is for a challenge on the Apron Strings Blog to take a photo of our home.
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Saturday, April 3, 2010

"Ride On" ScrapMuse April Kit!

Take a look at this fun and colorful kit showcasing new goodies from Sassafras Lass and Cosmo Cricket!
Head on over to the ScrapMuse Store where you can get yours!

Sassafras Lass - Apple Jack - Transate

Sassafras Lass - Apple Jack - My Type
Sassafras Lass - Apple Jack - Recite
Sassafras Lass - Apple Jack - Discover
Sassafras Lass - Apple Jack - Fundamentals
Cosmo Cricket - Joy Ride - Detour
Cosmo Cricket - Joy Ride - Round-About
Cosmo Cricket - Joy Ride - Fast Lane
Cosmo Cricket - Joy Ride - Are We There Yet

Sassafras Lass - Apple Jack - Apple Flag Banners
Sassafras Lass - Apple Jack - Cardstock Stickers
Cosmo Cricket - Joy Ride - Buttons (assorted)
K and Company - Handmade - Embossed Alphabet Stickers
K and Company - Handmade - Vintage Frames (1/2 Package)
KaiserCraft - Orange Flower (1 Package)
KaiserCraft - Boyz Border - Rub-ons
Kaiser Craft - Rhinestones - Black Star
Prima Marketing - Alphabet Tag Stickers (not pictured)
Black Felt Ribbon (1 yard)
Candy Bar

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Friday, April 2, 2010

More Layouts from the ScrapMuse March Kit!

This was such a GREAT kit to work with and here are the rest of my layouts! So happy to say after scrapping 6 layouts I still have a bunch of product leftover! YAY!

      "Our Relaxing Place"
 Photos from our relaxing vacation to Punta Cana, DR, Aug '09.

"Fall Color"

"Rainy Daze"
We were quite 'dazed' by all the rain here! Photo from Honduras, July Cruise '09. It rained and rained for a couple hours, was so miserable and then the sun came out and it was a beautiful day.