Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Cheers!

 Photos of DH and I along with our yummy Mango Margaritas at our resort in Mexico, October 2015.

I used -
Amy Tangerine 'Oh Happy Life' pp's, Diecuts
Simple Stories Stickers
Misc. Sequins

Based on the May 1st Sketch from 
Stuck?! Sketches. 

This is also for the May 15th Challenge #264  at Use Your Stuff
to use metallics. I used lots of shiny metal sequins. 

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Sweet Love

 Photos of sweet little grandkids Lucy with cousin Travis, June 2015.

I used -
Crate Paper 'Cute Girl' pp's, Puffy Accents, Ephemera
Echo Park 'Just Be You' pp's

Based on the May 1st Sketch Challenge from 
Let's Get Sketchy. 

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Football MVP

 Photos of sweet grandson Marcus playing football, September 2015.

I used -
Laserline Background Paper
Simple Stories Journal Card, Stickers
Doodlebug pp's, Washi Tape
Eyelet Outlet Football Brad

Based on Sketch #128 from Sketch N Scrap. 

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You Float My Boat

 Photos from our October 2015 trip to the Mayan Riviera, Mexico.

I used -
Photoplay 'Nautical Bliss' pp's
Creative Embellishments Flair Pin
Echo Park Chipboard Accents
Simple Stories Enamel Dots
Fancy Pants Diecuts

Based on this April Sketch from Citrus Twist. 

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Third Baseman


Photos of DGD Makaylee playing softball with her Summer team, June 2015.

I used -
Doodlebug 'Goal', 'Slam Dunk' pp's
Simple Stories Journal Card
Heidi Swapp Puffy Alphas
Darice Softball Stickers
KaiserCraft Diecut

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Sunday, May 21, 2017

Whichever Way the Wind Blows

 Photo of DH and I at a family reunion taking a ride on the local ferry boat, June 2015.

I used -
Authentique 'Seafarer' pp's, Stickers
Creative Embellishments Chipboard, Flair Pin
KaiserCraft Stamp, Diecuts
Prima Stamp

This is for the May Challenge at 
Creative Embellishments to stamp an image on my background. 
I used a tiny triangle stamp and a postage stamp. 
I also used a Circle Doodle Chipboard Piece I just received. 

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Saturday, May 20, 2017

Basketball Star

Photos of little grandson Marcus playing basketball, his favorite sport and he's a great ball handler. (June 2015)

I used -
Simple Stories 'Basketball' pp's, Stickers
Echo Park, The Paper Studio Stickers
Eyelet Outlet Basketball Brad
Fancy Pants Alphas

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Stick It Down May Guest Designer!

Excited to share I got to be the May Single Page Guest Designer for the Stick it Down Blog. Check out their site and challenges! 


Photo of the squirrels we watch everyday out back at the feeder. Sometimes they are pretty fun to watch flying through the trees, April 2017.

I used -
Jillibean Soup 'Mushroom Medley' pp's, Alphas
Amy Tangerine Chipboard Thickers
Eyelet Outlet Enamel Dots
Heidi Swapp Texture Paste
Tim Holtz Bubble Stencil
Am. Crafts Washi Tape
Echo Park Stickers
Doodlebug Doily

Based on the May Single Page Sketch from
Stick it Down. 

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Best Kid Ever

Photos of sweet grandson Nathan just being his sweet self, May 2015.

I used -
Shimelle 'Little By Little' pp's
Doodlebug, Pink Paislee Sequins
Crate Paper Emphemera
Heidi Grace Journal Tag

Based on this May PageMap. 

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Young & Brave

 Sorry for the shadows from my darn scanner!

Photo of little grandson Kellan having a dental checkup, July 2015.

I used -
Pink Paislee 'Take Me Away' pp's, Chipboard
Simple Stories, Teresa Collins Enamel dots
American Crafts Puffy Title
Autumn Leaves Buttons

Based on May Sketch #306 from Creative Scrappers. 

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Monday, May 15, 2017

The Pitch

 Photos of DGD Makaylee playing softball with her Summer team, June 2015.

I used -
Doodlebug 'Soccer' pp's
Simple Stories 'Softball' Journal Card
Eyelet Outlet Enamel Dots, Brad
Pinkfresh Studio Alphas
Karen Foster Stickers

Based on this March PageMap. 

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Sunday, May 14, 2017

Perfect Day

 Photos of the beach at our resort in Mexico, October 2015.

I used -
KaiserCraft 'Island Escape' pp's, Diecuts
Prima, The Paper Studio Flowers
Heidi Swapp Puffy Alphas
Pink Paislee Sequins
Doodlebug Brads

Based on the April 23rd Sketch from Citrus Twist. 

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Take Me Out to the Ball Game


Photos of grandson Brady playing baseball, June 2015.

I used -
Echo Park 'Baseball' pp's
Simple Stories Title/Journal Tag, Stickers
Doodlebug Mini Clip

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Basketball Hoops

 Photos of grandson Brady playing basketball, November 2015.

I used -
Doodlebug 'Slam Dunk' pp's, Stickers
American Crafts Journal Tag
Rusty Pickle Buttons

This is based on Sketch No. 87 from The Memory Nest.

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I {heart} Volleyball

 Photos of DGD Makaylee playing volleyball, October 2015.

I used -
Simple Stories 'Volleyball' pp's, Stickers, Enamel Dots
Eyelet Outlet Yellow Enamel Dots 
The Paper Studio Volleyballs
The Twinery Baker's Twine

This is for the May Tic Tac Toe Challenge 
at Scrap Our Stash. I used the First Vertical Row...
Journal Card, Yellow, 3+ papers.

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Hello Summer Fun

 Photo of me with DD Marla and her 2 kids Kaylee and Brady at Carowinds, Charlotte NC. (July 2016)

I used -
Simple Stories 'Summer Vibes' pp's, Stickers
Prima, The Paper Studio Flowers
American Crafts Alpha Rubons

Based on Sketch #275 from Sketches in Thyme. 

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Birthday Celebration

 Photos of sweet grandson Nate on his 10th birthday, April 2017.

I used -
Echo Park 'Birthday Boy' pp's
Simple Stories Birthday Accents
Fancy Pants Puffy Hearts
Am. Crafts Chip '10'

Based on this May PageMap. 

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Thursday, May 4, 2017

Hello Lovely

We recently kept 2 of my DD's doggies for about 12 days because they went on a cruise. This is the older sweet girl Pixie. She is such a good puppy and her favorite place to be is on the back of the couch where she can look out and also take a nap without being bothered. She does this at her house too. (April 2017)

I used -
Doodlebug 'Puppy Love' pp's
Heidi Grace Journal Tag
Dear Lizzy Diecuts
Basic Grey Tag
Petaloo Flowers

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Summer Fun


Photo of sweet granddaughter Lucy enjoying some watermelon, Summer 2015.

I used -
Simple Stories 'Summer Vibes' pp's, Stickers
The Twinery Baker's Twine

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

It's So Fun To Experience Something New

Photo of DH being served at the Brazilian Restaurant at our resort, Mexico. (October 2015)

I used -
Pink Paislee 'Oh My Heart' Background Paper, Diecuts
Photoplay, We R Memory Keepers papers
My Mind's Eye Enamel Shapes
Echo Park Title Sticker

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Monday, May 1, 2017

Grow Through Life

Photo of grandson Brady on his first day of 3rd grade, August 2015. 

I used - 
Dear Lizzy 'Lovely Day' pp's, Chipboard Title
My Mind's Eye Enamel Dots
Teresa Collins Journal Tag
The Twinery Baker's Twine
Simple Stories Stickers
Shimelle Diecuts

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Tug of War

 We've been keeping 2 of my DD's doggies for the past 12 days because they went on a cruise. This is the youngest Kane who is about 5 months old and very playful. He loves playing with the knotted rope in the bottom photo. It's kind of distorted because he's in the trampoline with the boys. He'll play tug of war and he also loves to play keep away with it. LOL  

I used - 
Jillibean Soup 'Fur Fushion' pp's
American Crafts Foam Thickers
Doodlebug, Making Memories Brads
KaiserCraft Chevron Stamp
Basic Grey Tags
Prima Flowers

Based on Sketch #274 from Sketches in Thyme. 

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Lovely Beach Day

 Photos of DH and I enjoying the beach at Punta Cana, September 2016. 

I used - 
My Mind's Eye 'Palm Beach' pp's, Chipboard Accents, Journal Tag
Simple Stories Chipboard Frame
The Twinery Baker's Twine
The Paper Studio Flowers

Based on the April 15th Sketch at Scrap Our Stash, 
but I didn't get the word challenge done. 

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Around the Campfire

Photos of some of the grandkids enjoying our little campfire, June 2016. 

I used - 
KaiserCraft Woodgrain Background
Carta Bella 'Autumn' pp's, Stickers
Fancy Pants Chipboard Alphas
October Afternoon Mini Alphas
Echo Park Campfire Stickers

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Welcome Baby Boy

 Photos of tiny little newborn grandson Evan when he was 3 days old, January 2014. 

I used -
Carta Bella 'Rock-A-Bye Baby Boy' pp's
The Twinery Baker's Twine
Eyelet Outlet Enamel Dots
Amy Tangerine Elephant
Doodlebug Brad
Prima Flowers

This is for the April 23rd Challenge at The Studio Challenges
to use a quote. I used a quote for my journaling.

 Quote says,
"Ten little fingers, Ten tiny toes,
The sweetest of smiles
And a cute little nose.
All these add up
To a very special
thing -- BABY EVAN
The greatest of gifts
That life can bring."
-Author Unknown

Based on the April 16th Sketch by Citrus Twist. 


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Football

Photos of sweet grandson Marcus playing football, August 2015. 

I used - 
Doodlebug 'Touchdown' pp's, Cardstock, Washi Tape, Enamel Dots


This is for the April 15th Challenge at Colorful Creations to use only items starting with my first name....."D". I used everything Doodlebug.

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On the Egg Hunt

 Catching up on Easter photos from 2015 of grandsons Nate and Marcus. 

I used - 
Echo Park 'Sweet Sweet Spring' pp's
Photoplay 'Bloom' pp's
Dear Lizzy Chipbard Thickers
Pink Paislee Sequins
Doodlebug Stickers

at Let's Get Sketchy. 


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Monday, April 24, 2017

You Sunk My Battleship!

Photos of sweet DGD Sydney playing Battleship with me, March 2015. 

I used - 
Couture Creations 'Sea Breeze' Background Paper
Pink Paislee Golden Foam Accents
October Afternoon Mini Alphas
Heidi Swapp Puffy Alphas

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Sunday, April 23, 2017

Love Our Crew

 Silly photo of my grandkids, Easter 2015. {With our bunch of 9 we have to let them make their funny faces and hand gestures now and then. LOL}

I used -
Photoplay 'Hoppy Easter' pp's, Stickers
Dear Lizzy 'Lovely Day' Background Paper
American Crafts Foam Thickers
The Twinery Baker's Twine
Doodlebug Stickers

Based on the April 15th Sketch at Stuck?! Sketches. 

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Bunny Love

I get to share my 4th and final layout as April Guest Designer
 at Lasting Memories. 

 Photo of my DS with his family, Easter 2017.

I used -
Photoplay 'Bloom' pp's
Pink Paislee Stitches Paper
Doodlebug, Echo Park Stickers
Bella Blvd. Chipboard Word
Echo Park Washi Tape
Prima Flowers

Inspired by Challenge LM #341 at Lasting Memories.

This is also for Challenge No. 86 at The Memory Nest.

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