Saturday, May 29, 2010

Good Things!

Photos of grandson Brady playing with his dump trucks in the sand box last May '09.
For 5 on Friday over at the Apron Strings Blog, using.....
*1 sheet cardstock in navy or red
(I thought it said navy AND red.)
*1 sheet patterned paper (KI Memories Apron Strings May 09 Kit)
*1 set metallic embellishments (Brads)
*1 set of Stars (from kit)
*1 set of buttons (Fancy Pants)

Friday, May 28, 2010

A Perfect Day

Photos of sweet grandson Marcus playing at the park, March '09.
I used The ScrapRoom May Kit, featuring some Fancy Pants papers along with some other goodies.

Goofy Girls

Photo of DGD with her friends on their Washington, DC trip last May '09.
I used a mix of American Crafts and Bo Bunny goodies here!

Sassy Lil' Sketches May 28th!

Check out this sketch today by Cherie over at Sassy Lil' Sketches, along with all the great ideas by the design team!

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Happy Easter '09

Trying to catch up on last year's Easter Photos! These are of grandson Brady.

This is for the Wednesday Sketch challenge at the Apron Strings Blog, based on the Nuts About Sketches #110. I used some fun American Crafts 'Dear Lizzy' goodies here!

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Bust It!

Photos of DGD Kaylee at her little brother's 3rd birthday party where they all wore costumes and had so much fun, Oct 24, '09.
For the Monday Challenge over at the Apron Strings Blog. Here's my version of the 52's Sketch. I also used 2 photos and the required 'apple green' in these Bo Bunny 'Mango Luau' pp's and buttons.
Thanks for Looking!

Fearless Boys!

Photos of grandson Brady and Marcus from August '09.
Based on Sketch #66 from The Scrappiest Blog.
I used May '09 kit featuring KI 'Little Guy' papers from Apron Strings!

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Ghoulish Candy!

Photos of sweet DGD Kaylee making some halloween chocolates.
Based on Sketch #65 at The Scrappiest Blog. I used a combination of My Mind's Eye, Imaginisce, Pink Paislee, and Making Memories Halloween goodies here!

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Jail Bait!

Silly photos of my grandkids trying out the jail cell at a heritage festival last Summer.
Based on the May 21st sketch at Sassy Lil' Sketches. Hope you'll give it a try!

Saturday, May 22, 2010


Photo of my adorable youngest granddaughter Lucy, May 5th.
For the 5 on Friday Challenge at the Apron Strings Blog, using the following.....
*1 sheet cardstock
*1 sheet patterned paper (Crate pp)
*1 set chipboard accents (Crate)
*1 set blossoms (Prima)
*1 length of ribbon (Maya Road Trim)

And here is my card using the scraps! My Crate pp is double-sided, which is the green part. Used more of the Prima Flowers and Crate Chip Accents.

Triple Trouble!

Photos of my grandsons playing on the trampoline, April 5th.

Based on Sketch #124 over at the Sketch Inspiration Blog. I used an older Apron Strings Kit using Bo Bunny papers from Sept '08.

Friday, May 21, 2010

Sassy Lil' Sketches May 21st!

Check out the latest sketch from Sassy Lil' Sketches, along with the dt examples!

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Play Ball!

For the Monday Challenge over at the Apron Strings Blog, to use our latest photos with our latest kit and basing it on the sketch by Nuts About Sketches. Photos are of DGD Kaylee at one of her softball games this month. The kit is Bo Bunny 'Sophie' from the May kits at The ScrapRoom.
I hadn't really planned on using this kit for her softball photos, but I think it turned out well!
Thanks for the challenge, Lori!

Friday, May 14, 2010

Sandy Toes!

Photo of DH and my feet from our Punta Cana, Aug. '09 trip. Love the feel of the soft sand between my toes!
For the 5 on Friday challenge over at the Apron Strings Blog using....

•1 sheet of cardstock, •1 sheet patterned paper, 1 something shiny (bling around the journal tag), 
•1 something sparkly (Glitter Alphas), •1 something woven (ribbon)

Hope for Tomorrow!

Photos of my youngest sweet DGD Lucy, Oct. '09.
For a challenge over at the Apron Strings Blog based on the sketch by Sketchy Thursdays using lots of 'white space'.

Blessed Card

Here's my card based on the sketch by Gloria using some GCD Studios scraps from a May '09 kit from Apron Strings.

Sassy Lil' Sketches May Card Sketch!

Check out this great card sketch by Cherie and all the design team examples too!

Friday, May 7, 2010

Sassy Lil' Sketches May 7th!

It's that time of the month for a new sketch by Cherie! FUN sketch with the little circles to work with!
Be sure and check it out along with the other design team examples at

Here's my version.......
"Gorgeous Island"
Photo of the beautiful island where we snorkeled at Belize, July '09 cruise.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

My Hometown

(Double click to see more details!)
Here's my finished 2-pager of my hometown for the April Challenges at the Apron Strings Blog.
All photos I've taken this past month. Our home, favorite local store, park, restaurant, landmark.

Monday, May 3, 2010

Hometown: Assignment #5

For Hometown Challenge #5 over at the Apron Strings Blog.
Here's my photo of the little church that sits at the bottom of our hill. As soon as we see it we know we're nearly home.

A Dip in the Pool

Here's another page using that lovely GCD Studios May '09 kit from Apron Strings!
Photos of Brad and I catching a refreshing moment in the pool at Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, August '09.

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Hop To It Challenge #12

For challenge #12 over at the Apron Strings Blog, based on Gloria's sketch.
Photo of DGD Kaylee snorkeling while on our July '09 cruise.