Friday, January 15, 2010

2 Gals Having Fun

This is another layout of my Hailie and a friend playing dress up. They have so much fun together. They're more like sisters than friends.

Materials used:

  • Pattern paper: Audela-dis-cimes, Making Memories, Pink Paislee

  • Title: AC thickers

  • Die cuts: My Minds Eye

  • Punch: Martha Stewart

  • Adhesive: Tombow

Thursday, January 14, 2010


Another layout of my youngest grandaughter, Emelyn. I had fun with this layout. I just started moving papers around and this idea came. I do have to say, that I did have a bit of a blank when it came to embellies. I generally don't, but I like how it ended up.

Materials used:

  • Pattern paper: Basic Grey, Making Memories

  • Buttons: Basic Grey

  • Flowers: Prima, and craft store

  • Punch: Martha Steward

  • Glitter: Ranger stickles

  • Chipboard: Me & My Big Ideas

  • Flocked word: Making Memories

  • Overlay: Hambly

  • Adhesive: Tombow

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Fashion Model

This is Hailie, my eldest grandaughter. She does love to dress up. She is such a girly girl, and has quite the wardrobe of foo-foo get ups.

I used the sketch from Pam's Scrapbook Challenges for this layout. It was my second time to use a sketch, and it was fun.

Materials used:

  • Pattern Paper: Audela-des-cimes, Making Memories, Pink paislee, Creative Imaginations

  • Alpha: AC thickers

  • Pearls: Prima

  • Die cuts: Audela-des-cimes, My Minds Eye

  • Punch: Martha Stewart

  • Pen: AC slick writer

  • Flowers: from trim at craft store

  • Adhesive: Tombow

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Just So Cute

Another layout of Emelyn in her little strawberry hat with her mom. Isn't she just too cute? I love these My Little Shoebox papers. They were perfect for these photos.


  • Pattern Paper: My Little Shoebox, Creative Imaginations

  • Buttons: Basic Grey

  • Adhesive: Tombow

  • Pen: AC slick writer

  • Punch: Crop-a-dile

  • Other: Lots of hand cut digi elements

Monday, January 11, 2010

Cute Little Bug

Here's Emelyn, my youngest grandaughter this past spring in a cute little knitted strawberry hat that her Aunt Heather had just given her. It also came with a matching outfit but we just popped the hat on so we could take some pictures of her in it. She is so cute, but she is definately a more sober baby. She studies everything carefully before she warms up to it.

Materials List:
  • Pattern Paper: My Little Shoebox, Creative Imaginations
  • Journal spot: Prima
  • Alpha: Basic Grey
  • Adhesive: Tombow

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Wacky Weather

This is a shot out my kitchen window. Doesn't that look cold?

I went to visit my youngest daughter last evening. She only lives 20 miles away, but what a difference in temperature. I left her house at 8:30 and the temp there was -5. Brrrrr Anyway, as we made the trip home the temp kept climbing and dropping as we traveled up and down the grades in the road. Upon reaching home, I again checked the temperature and it was +9 degrees. That is 14 degrees within a 20 mile distance, which is probably less than 15 miles, as the crow flies. When I got up this morning it was 0. I am ready for spring, or at least spring like temps. Again Brrrrrr!!!

Saturday, January 9, 2010

Emelyn Olivia

Another layout of my youngest grandaughter. I used some things that have been around for awhile like the lacing brads, the Lil Davis acrylic alphas. This page is pretty much old stash.

Materials used:

  • Pattern Papers: Fancy pants, K & Co

  • Journal spot: Prima

  • Felt: We R Memory Keepers

  • Alphs: Lil Davis

  • Lacing Brads: karen Foster

  • Clip: Making Memories

  • Transparencies: My Minds Eye

  • Flower: AC Crafts

  • Heart: Making Memories

  • Misc: Prima Packaging

Friday, January 8, 2010

Emelyn and I

This is my youngest grandaughter when she was just shy of 2 months old. She is such a treasure.

Materials used:

  • Pattern Paper Creative Imaginations, K & Co

  • Flowers: Prima

  • Stickers: Basic Grey

  • Acrylic: Autumn Leaves

  • Ribbon: May Arts

  • Die Cuts: K & Co

Thursday, January 7, 2010

It Takes patience

Here's another from my grandaughter's fishing day. She had so much fun, and was tickled pink with the crayfish that she caught. Crayfish didn't count, but she didn't care.

Materials used:

  • Pattern Paper: Memento, Sassafrass Lass, Basic Grey

  • Rub on Alpha: Creative Imaginations

  • Felt alpha: American Crafts

  • Sticker: Karen Foster

  • Photo Corner: Making memories

  • Chipboard: Joanne's

  • Pen: Uniball signo gel

  • Other: Embroidery floss (stitching around outside)

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Let Me See

Another layout from my grandaughters fishing event. She's pretty much a girly girl, but loves animals, all animals. She was pretty intent on watching her dad put the worm on the hook, but I really doubt she'd ever do it herself.

I'm actually surprised that she allowed the worm to be so cruely treated. She has such a tender heart for any creature.

  • Materials used:
  • Patterned Paper: Memento, Sassafrass Lass, Making Memories, Basic Grey, My Minds Eye
  • Alpha: AC thickers
  • Stickers: Karen Foster
  • Pen: Uniball Signo gel, AC slick writer

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

First Half of Baby Gift Book

I just posted the second half of the baby gift book I did and just in case anyone wants to see the first half, here is the link to it in my gallery at 2peas.

One of my new years scrappy goals is to finish all those unfinished projects, and this is the first one completed. YEAH!

For the second half, scroll down to my previous post.

A Gift Mini Baby Book

I decided to make a 52 week gift book for my youngest daughter before her baby was born. I split it into two books because I could never have bound 1 book with my bind-it-all. I probably should have split it into 3 books. Anyway, I gave her the first half when the baby was born, but just finished the second half. Bad Nana. But one of my new years resolutions was to finish all those unfinished scapppy projects, so I have now completed one. YEAH!

The front cover is acrylic, and the back is chipboard. So without further ado, here are all the photos. The very last one shows the book finally bound and open showing both the front and back covers.

Supplies used:

  • Pattern Paper: Making Memories, Imaginese, Bo Bunny, We R Memory Keepers, Kelly Panacci, My Minds Eye, Cosmo Cricket, Melissa Francis, Pink Paislee
  • Alphas & Numbers: AC thickers, Basic Grey, Pink Paislee, Scenic Route, Creative Imaginations
  • Embellishments: Making Memories, My Minds Eye, DCWV, Melissa Francis, Prima, Daisy D's, Bazzill, Kaiser Craft
  • Punchs: Fiskars, Tonic
  • Covers and Bindings: Zutter

Monday, January 4, 2010


I participated in the Scrapbook Challenges blog hop this past weekend, and even used their sketch to make this layout. It's the first time I've ever used a sketch. It was fun.

My grandaughter loves to fish in the junior fishing event that is held every year during the state fishing championship that is held in our town. She didn't catch any fish, but did bag a crayfish, that she was terribly proud of. Funny girl!

Materials used:

  • Patterned Paper: My Little Yellow Bicycle, Three Bugs in a Rug, and My Minds Eye

  • Template for journal spot: Crafters Workshop

  • Punch: Tonic

  • Rub on Alpha: Creative Imaginations

  • Pen: AC slickwriter, Zig DottaRiffic, Uniball Signo Gell

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Today is Christmas in my Family

Today my family is celebrating Christmas. All the kids are grown, and everyone is pulled in so many directions, that we have delayed our celebration so it isn't so rushed. Since I had a big crowd in for Christmas Day, my eldest daughter is hosting Christmas today.

It's always so much fun to gather the whole family together, and I am so grateful that we are all close enough in distance to do it regularly. I am truely blessed.

Now, I am off to prepare my contributions to dinner, and wrap a last gift. I hope everyone has a wonderful and blessed Lord's day.

5 Little Rays of Sunshine

  • Here are my 5 wonderful grandaughters. They are all such cuties. My only grandson, the oldest, was off playing with his friends. Can you believe he thought a friend was more fun than all these girls??

    The two older ones just love playing with the little ones, and they get along so well (most of the time).

  • Materials used:
  • Patterned Paper: Crate Paper, Kaiser Craft, We R Memory Keepers and Making Memories
  • Flowers: American Crafts
  • Chipboard: American Crafts
  • Rub on alphas: American Crafts
  • Tag & star: Sassafras Lass
  • felt #5: American Crafts
  • Brads: Doodlebug

Saturday, January 2, 2010

Sleepy Little Ones

It was getting towards the end of the cousins play day, and the little ones were getting pretty tired. I took this photo of two of them rubbing their eyes. I thought it was so cute.
I punched the border and filled the center of every flower with a Doodlebug brad. I love my paper piercer, I think it is definately one of my 'couldn't live without' tools.
The flower cluster from Prima actually came that way. It's mounted on Chipboard, and I was wondering what I would ever do with it, but this was perfect. I did rob a few flowers from it once before tho.

Supplies used:

  • Pattern paper: Fancy pants, My Little Shoebox

  • Cardstock: Bazzill

  • Alpha: AC thickers

  • Tag: My Minds Eye

  • Flowers: Prima

  • Brads: Doodlebug

  • Punch: Fiskars

Friday, January 1, 2010

Happy, Happy New Year Everyone!

Wow, 2010 came so fast. I was planning to spend this whole day at home in my jammies scrapping to my hearts conten, but alas, plans have changed. My sisters and I are having a get together to discuss what steps need to be taken in my mom's care. She still lives alone, but her dymensia is getting worse, and we need to do something. It is so hard to make decisions that may be upsetting to a parent. After the meeting I will be going to the funeral home for visitation. My sister-in-law passed away after a struggle with cancer. Sad, but she is no longer in pain.
This my first layout of 2010, and I'm really going to try to post regularly this coming year. It's a layout of 2 of my grandaughters at a cousins play day this past march. The baby was 3 months old. She is now walking up a storm. They grow up entirely too fast.
I hope this coming year is a happy, healthy, and creative year for each and every one of you.