Everyone has a story to tell, here's mine sprinkled with some creative projects along the way.
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Thursday, February 23, 2017

"Yes We Are Smitten" layout

Hello dear friends. I hope you are having a good day so far. I made this page a few days ago but haven't had the time to share. It was inspired by the following sketch from Stuck?! sketch blog

My heart shape was not going to show too much with my photos so I cut the heart and 'extended' it. The heart now looks a little 'off' but I still prefer it being a bigger accent than it was before. 

 I used a bunch of scraps for this page. I was initially going to go for a red, blue and white color combo but the soft colors of the yellow and pink worked better, especially since the focus of the theme was meeting my niece for the first time.

This was also create with the latest Mercy Tiara's 27 day challenge. We were to create a page with a heart in it, more than one photo, 3 or more pattern papers, something glittery (mine was sequins) and journaling that starts with "I".

 So that's it. Thank you for stopping by.

Till next time,

Monday, February 20, 2017

"How We Celebrate" Video Series February Version

Hello there dear friends. Happy Monday and thank you for stopping by. It's that time of the month again. I'm talking about my monthly series in collaboration with ColieBing in YouTube. Thank you for all of the friends that watched our January share. 

Here's the sketch for this month's page. Remember that all of my pages will have an accompanying sketch so if you want "pin" the sketch, you can easily do that from this blog post. 

And here's my page....
I decided not to go with the popular "Valentine's day" theme for February. I wanted to be a bit different this month. :)

Here's the process video that goes along with this page....

And here are some more close ups....

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to comment below. Make sure you stop by ColieBing's YouTube channel for her layout share.

Till next time,

Friday, February 17, 2017

"All Together" layout

Happy Friday friends. Today's page was inspired by the following sketch from The ScrapRoom kit club blog. I didn't have a vertical photo for this particular memory so I just used both horizontal pics. All of the papers in this page is also from my scrap stash which makes me feel soooo good to get some used up. :)

The word "together" in my title was cut from my Silhouette Cameo. 
Here are some more close ups....

Thank you for stopping by and I hope you have a great weekend.

Till next time,

Thursday, February 16, 2017

"Let's Celebrate" layout

Hello again. Today's layout was inspired by the following sketch from the Sketch N Scrap blog. I liked how the sketch offered three photos. I am finding it rare to find sketches that have multiple photos in them. Do you agree with me?

And here's my take....
My page is kinda busy. With the colors and four 4x6 photos, there are a lot of things to take in. But the sketch helped me "organize" my page. I turned it 180 degrees, putting the photos on the right instead of on the left. I did a lot of layering and tucking things in so that I can stick some accents without taking too much from my photos. I also used a paper pad (Pebbles) to make sure that the items on my page coordinated with one another. 

I've been using up some of my "new" products and I added a few of them here. The flair, "I {heart" this" tab, and papers were all from my "new product" stash.

The heart epoxy stickers were actually from a Christmas sticker sheet. The color and shape worked well on this page despite it not being a Christmas layout.

I decided to handwrite my journaling on the lined paper that I tucked behind my photos. I liked that better than doing journaling strips on the right side that will cover the pink paper.

Thank you for stopping by. Please check back again soon.

Till next time,

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

"Remember Traditions" layout

Hello there dear friends. I know I've been quiet around here. It's been a creative month for me but I just haven't had the time to share them yet. I plan on sharing a new page everyday for the next 4-5 days so I hope you'll stop by often. 

If you've been reading my blog for a while then you know that I find my mojo the most when I enter challenges. There were a few fun ones this month and this first page was created with the tic tac toe stash challenge over at Scrap Our Stash blog

I decided to use the color red, polka dot paper and tag. The red is obvious with my Christmas theme page, plus the background is a polka dot red pattern paper. I also used some white Tim Holtz tags on the top right of my photo block. 

Here are some more close ups...

I decided to use the wood snowflakes as is because of all the other colors of my page. I didn't want it to compete plus a "natural" look added some texture to my page.

I found these gold doilies at a post Christmas clearance sale at Michael's last year and I love how it gives a subtle shine in this page.

The word "remember" in my layout was cut from my Silhouette Cameo machine.

That's it for me today.
Thanks for stopping by and I hope you'll come back soon.

Till next time,