Saturday, December 31, 2016


 This is my first attempt at watercolors using pencils and I like how it turned out. 

Catching up on grandson Brady's Spring Choir Program at his school, April 2014.

I used -
One Canoe Two 'Hazelwood' Papers
Heidi Swapp Acrylic Stars, Tag
Eyelet Outlet Music Notes
Crate Paper Watercolors
Pinkfresh Puffy Alphas
Doodlebug Doily 

Based on this December 5th sketch.

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Friday, December 16, 2016

Game Time!

 Photos of grandson Brady playing baseball, May 2014.

I used -
Doodlebug 'Slam Dunk' pp's, Washi Tape
Eyelet Outlet Brad, Enamel Dots
We R Memory Keepers Flair Pin
American Crafts Clip, Tag
October Afternoon Tag

Based on this November Sketch by Stuck?! Sketches. 

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Thursday, December 15, 2016

Tricks and Treats

Photos of grandkids Marcus, Kellan, and Lucy trick or treating, Halloween 2014.

I used -
Bella Blvd. 'Spooktacular' pp's
Simple Stories Chipboard Accents
Prima Journal Tag

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016


 Photos of the grandkids at our egg hunt, April 2014. This page with go in grandson Marcus's album.

I used -
Echo Park 'Dino Friends' pp's, Washi Tape, Stickers
Doodlebug, Eyelet Outlet, MME Enamel Dots
Heidi Swapp Texture Paste
Tim Holtz Burlap Stencil

Based on Sketch #71 from The Memory Nest. 

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Right Now

 Catching up on photos of grandson Nate at his birthday pool party, April 2014.

I used -
Carta Bella 'Beach Day' pp's
Echo Park Chipboard Accents
Project Life Card, Clip
Magic Scraps Tiles

Based on this August sketch from The Memory Nest. 

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Monday, December 12, 2016

Always Love

Catching up on photos of my sweet grandkids Kaylee and Evan when he was a baby, April 2014.

I used -
Dear Lizzy 'Saturday' pp's
Pink Paislee Chipboard Alphas
My Mind's Eye Enamel Dots
Oct Afternoon Journal Tag
Studio Calico White Mist
Amy Tangerine Diecuts

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Thursday, December 8, 2016

Family Party

 Each year we have a Deaton party with the extended family. This was my SIL's year to host and she decided to have everyone wear a mask. You could buy them or make them. It was fun preparing for it and fun for the kids to play around in. These photos are just our own little family. (January 2014)

I used -
My Mind's Eye 'On Trend 2' pp's, Enamel Dots
American Crafts Washi Tape, Puffy Thickers
Amy Tangerine Journal Tag
Petaloo Flowers
Misc. Feathers

Based on Sketch #250 from Sketches in Thyme. 

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

You Are Lovely

 Photos of sweet granddaughter Makaylee agreed to go with her longtime family friend to his Prom. It was away from the area for her. This was her first formal dance ever and she looked so beautiful. (May 2016)

I used -
My Mind's Eye 'Yes Please' pp's
My Mind's Eye 'My Story' Diecuts
My Mind's Eye, Eyelet Outlet Enamel Dots
Heidi Swapp Washi Tape, Chipboard Frame
Dear Lizzy Diecut Phrase
Fancy Pants Flair Pin
Bo Bunny Flourish

Based on this wonderful PageMap. 

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016


 Photos of DGD Makaylee's Christmas Choir Concert, November 2016.

I used -
Prima 'Sweet Peppermint' pp's
American Crafts Journal Tag, Washi Tape, Foam Thickers
Fancy Pants, Pink Paislee Sequins
Misc. Poinsettias, Wooden Leaves
Eyelet Outlet Music Note Brads
Doodlebug Doily

Based on this December PageMap.

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Monday, December 5, 2016

Lil' Red Wagon

Photos of sweet little grandsons Travis and Evan, September 2016.

I used -
Photoplay 'Main Street Parade' pp's, Chipboard Accents, Diecuts
Pinkfresh Studio Puffy Alphas
Studio Calico White Mist

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Sunday, December 4, 2016

Holiday Joy

 Catching up on photos of DGD Kaylee making a gingerbread house, December 2013.

I used -
Doodlebug 'Here Comes Santa Claus' pp's
American Crafts Foam Thickers
Heidi Swapp Chipboard Stars
Recollections Wooden Veneers
Chic Tags

Based on Sketch #300 from Creative Scrappers. 

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Saturday, December 3, 2016

Towel Art

 More photos from our April 2015 Cruise. We had so many cute little animals made for us this cruise. These are some of the more unique ones.

I used -
Dear Lizzy 'Documentary' pp's, Diecuts
American Crafts Chipboard Thickers
Fancy Pants Sequins
Petaloo Flowers

Based on this November Sketch from PageMaps. 

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Friday, December 2, 2016

Love This Life

Photo of DH relaxing on board the Norwegian Pearl on one of our last vacation days, April 2015.

I used -
Amy Tangerine 'Oh Happy Life' pp's, Diecuts
We R Memory Keepers Flair Pin
Ranger Texture Paste
Pink Paislee Sequins
Tim Holtz Stencil
Doodlebug Doily

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

Beautiful Magens Bay

 Photos of DH and I at Magens Bay, St. Thomas on our Spring 2015 Cruise.

I used -
Bo Bunny 'Beach Therapy' pp's, diecuts
American Crafts Thickers
Doodlebug Enamel Dots
Heidi Swapp Title Tag
Petaloo Flowers

Based on the November 20th sketch from Citrus Twist. 

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