Saturday, July 22, 2017

Don't Grow Up, It's A Trap!

 Photos of sweet little grandson Kellan playing out in the rain at an extended family reunion. There wasn't much else to do there and he had the time of his life in the pouring down rain. I had so much fun watching him and snapping photos. (June 2015)

I used -
KaiserCraft 'Daydreamer' Background Paper, Diecuts
American Crafts 'Shimelle Little By Little' pp's
Simple Stories Chipboard Accents
My Mind's Eye Enamel Shapes
Dear Lizzy Chipboard Title
Pink Paislee Diecuts

Based on this July Sketch from Let's Get Sketchy. 

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

#Towel Art

Photos of some of the towel animals our maid created for us each day, Mexico 2015.

I used -
Dear Lizzy 'Lovely Day' pp's
American Crafts Chipboard Thickers
The Paper Studio Flowers
Heidi Swapp Arrow
Mambi Journal Card
Misc. Sequins

This is for the July 16th Challenge at 
The Studio Challenges using photos of 'no people'. 

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Learners Permit

 Time seems to be flying by! Oldest granddaughter Makaylee got her Learners Permit in December and has been taking Driver's Ed this Summer.

I used -
Dear Lizzy 'Lovely Day' pp's, Chipboard Accents
American Crafts Chipboard Thickers
Simple Stories Journal Card
Pink Paislee Sequins

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

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Monday, July 17, 2017

You Are My Anchor

 Photos of DH and I on the boat we took on a snorkel excursion at Dominica, April 2016 Cruise.

I used -
Authentique 'Seafarer' pp's, Stickers
Petaloo Flowers/Bling

Based on Sketch #308 from Creative Scrappers.

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Let's Go!

 {Sorry for the shadows from my darn scanner!}

Photo of grandkids Marcus, Kellan, and Lucy getting a ride around the block at New Orleans before their April 2017 Cruise.

I used -
Echo Park, Crate Paper, Shimelle, My Mind's Eye Paper Strips
Eyelet Outlet, Pinkfresh Studios Enamel Dots
Prima, The Paper Studio flowers
Amy Tangerine Diecuts

Based on the July Color Combo Challenge from
Colorful Creations. 

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Hello Sunshine

 Photos of grandkids Kaylee and Brady having a fun time at the water park, Carowinds. (July 2016)

{The palm tree is actually gold foil, but scanned black.}

I used -
Simple Stories 'Sunshine & Happiness' pp's, Stickers, Enamel Dots
My Mind's Eye Journal Tag, Diecut
Prima Chevron Bling

Based on this July Sketch by Citrus Twist.

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Sunday, July 16, 2017

Merry Little Christmas

 Photos of sweet little grandson Evan opening his Christmas gifts, December 2016.

I used -
American Crafts 'All Wrapped Up' pp's
My Mind's Eye, Little Yellow Bicycle Journal Cards
Pink Paislee Tree Clip

Based on this May Sketch by PageMaps. 

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The Fun Water Slide

Photos of sweet granddaughter Sydney going down the water slide at our local pool, August 2015.

I used -
Photoplay 'For the Love of Summer' and 'Summer Daydreams' lines
Pinkfresh Studios Enamel Dots, Yellow Alphas
Simple Stories Journal Tag, Stickers
Queen & Co. Bubbles Washi Tape
Amy Tangerine Teal Alphas
The Twinery Baker's Twine

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Relax and Enjoy the Sunshine

 Photo of me at the beach at Grenada, April 2016 Cruise.

I used -
Echo Park 'Summer Bliss' pp's, Stickers
Pink Paislee Foam Accents
Eyelet Outlet Brads
Doodlebug Doily
Prima Flowers

Based on this June Sketch  by Sketch N Scrap. 

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Thursday, July 13, 2017


 Photos of grandson Brady with his sparklers, July 4th, 2017.

I used -
Variety of Paper Strips
Creative Embellishments Chipboard Circle
American Crafts Fabric Thickers
Pinkfresh Studios Puffy Alphas
Pink Paislee Star Sequins
Neat & Tangled Sequins
Photoplay Sticker

Based on Sketch #132 from Sketch N Scrap. 

This is for the July Tic Tac Toe Challenge at
Scrap Our Stash using...
Number, Chipboard, Striped Paper.

This is for Lasting Memories Challenge LM #352
to scrap '4th of July Adventures'. 

This is also for July Challenge at Creative Embellishments
to use the image below for inspiration and use 'Stars & Stripes'. 
I was inspired by the Americana theme. 

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Love Your Laugh

 Photos of sweet little granddaughter Lucy, December 2015.

I used -
Pink Paislee 'Oh My Heart' pp's, Diecuts
Queen & Co. Acrylic Fab Flowers
Eyelet Outlet Brads

Based on the July JumpStart Sketch from The Scraproom. 

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Hey Dude!

 {Sorry the background scanned an odd shade of orange.}

Photos of sweet grandson Marcus at the computer. He always loves wearing his headphones. (November 2015)

I used -
Bella Blvd. 'Alex' pp's
Eyelet Outlet Enamel Dots, Brads
Fancy Pants Puffy Alphas
Crate Chipboard Accents
Neat & Tangled Sequins
Heidi Swapp Stars

Based on the July Sketch from Scrap the Boys Blog. 

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Sweet 16

 Photos of oldest granddaughter on her 16th birthday, June 2017.

I used -
Crate Paper 'Heart Day' pp's, Stickers, Diecuts
American Crafts Foam, Chipboard Thickers
Doodlebug Brad, Sequins
Prima Flowers

Based on this May PageMap. 

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Whatever Floats Your Boat

 Photos of grandkids Brady and Kaylee enjoying boating with their 'other' Grandpa. (May 2015)

I used -
Authentique 'Seafarer' pp's, Stickers
Creative Embellishments Flair Pin
Pink Paislee Star Sequins, Anchor

This is for Challenge #351 from Lasting Memories to 
scrap about 'Summer/Outdoors Adventures'. 
Based on this older sketch from Scrapbook Challenges.
I really miss them!! 
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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Amazing Fun!

 Photos of DGD Kaylee playing games at her brother's birthday party at Chuck E. Cheese, October 2015.

I used -
Crate Paper 'Maggie Holmes Gather' pp's
Fancy Pants Puffy Word, Flowers
Pink Paislee Chipboard Alphas
Simple Stories Enamel Dot

Based on this May Sketch from My Creative Sketches. 

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Be Happy For Today

 Photo of my grandkids with their Great Grandma, November 2015.

I used -
Crate Paper Maggie Holmes 'Chasing Dreams' pp's
The Paper Studio Flowers
Amy Tangerine Diecuts

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Photos of sweet grandson Marcus playing Soccer, May 2017.

I also used the Doodlebug 'Goal' line.
Dear Lizzy Chipboard Thickers
Eyelet Outlet Soccer Brad
Prima Wooden Veneer

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Monday, July 10, 2017

#Good Vibes

 Photos of DH and I at Riviera Maya, Mexico. (October 2015)

I used -
Bo Bunny, Dear Lizzy, Amy Tangerine, We R Papers
My Mind's Eye Chipboard Accents
Simple Stories Stickers
Amy Tangerine Diecuts
Prima Flowers

Based on Sketch #283 from Sketches in Thyme. 

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Beautiful Happy Life

Photos of granddaughter Makaylee from Easter 2016.

I used -
Eyelet Outlet, Simple Stories, Webster's Pages Enamel Dots
Photoplay 'Family Ties' pp's
Photoplay, Echo Park Stickers
American Crafts Foam Thickers
Fancy Pants Puffy Hearts

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Thursday, July 6, 2017

Fish Tales

 Snorkel photos from Bonaire on our April 2017 Cruise. This was one of the best snorkel/sailing excursions we've ever done!

I used -
Echo Park 'Under the Sea' pp's, Stickers
Pinkfresh Studios Alphas
Simple Stories Journal Tag
The Twinery Baker's Twine
Queen & Co. Washi Tape

Based on this June Sketch from PageMaps.

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Spring Has Sprung

 Photos of grandkids Kaylee and Brady from Easter 2017.

I used -
Pink Paislee 'Take Me Away' pp's
Echo Park Chipboard Accents
Doodlebug Stickers, Sequins
Prima Flowers

Based on this May sketch from Let's Get Sketchy. 

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Monday, July 3, 2017

Just Plain Fishy

Snorkel photos from our excursion to Champagne Reef at Dominica. (April 2016 Cruise)

I used -
Bella Blvd. 'Secrets of the Sea' pp's, Diecuts
Recollections, Queen & Co. Washi Tapes
Dear Lizzy Chipboard Thickers
October Afternoon Mini Alphas

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