Tuesday, August 31, 2010

ScrapFIT workout #27

Here's the new ScrapFit workout for September 1st. I just love this sketch... it's so cute! One thing I really like about it is, that it gives you the perfect opportunity to use up your old scraps. And that's just what I did here. Lots of scraps that was sitting in a pile on my desk! They needed to be put to better use then hanging out on my desk. LOL

#27 Get Your Sketch On---a sketch challenge. Use the sketch below to create a LO. Take this simple sketch and do something to WOW US! This sketch came from Sassy Lil Sketches. 

Our Sponsor this month is:
 Paper Trunk


Here's my take on the sketch:

My Crazy SON Seth! He always makes funny faces. I gotta get the silly's out of him before I can get a good shot! LOL

I love the ribbon here...it matched perfectly with my color choices.
I used chalk inks and glittery embossing powders on the arrow. I like the way it turned out. I also stamped the frame around the photo with a border stamp.

Thanks for looking and I hope you join ScrapFIT in the new challenges for September. See ya at the Blog!

Thursday, August 19, 2010

We have a Winner!

I promised to give away a 6x6 Creative memories album from my Personal Blog during the ScrapFIT Blog Hop!

I went to Random.org and put in all the names of the ladies that commented and are now follwers of my blog.

And the winner MICA is: 

  1. mica ,
  2. Faye Marie,
  3. Vicki,
  4. Kelly Massman,
  5. perezmom,
  6. Cheryl L.,
  7. Mrs. Walrath,
  8. Jean,
  9. Liz Chidester,
  10. Rosann,
Mica please contact me with your address so I can send this Fabulous album out to you.

Thanks everyone for playing along. I hope you all had fun!

Sunday, August 15, 2010

ScrapFIT workouts #25 and #26

First workout #26:
For this workout I want you to dress up your LO, card or altered art. Use your bling, your sparkle and your shine! Also use some black since The Little Black Dress Kit Club is our sponsor.

Here's my take on this challenge:

My daughter Leia, all dressed up ready for school when we lived in Iowa. It was the first snow day of the season. She looks so lovely in her new jacket with the snow falling all around her...ooh la la so beautiful!

I used some of that fabulous swirly BLING for Jolee in black. Flower from Petaloo, silver swirl bling from Prima, and Ooh la la title is from my old stash it's a Heidi Swapp product called Silhouettes.

Here's another close up of the Prima bling and Ooh la la title.

The "Beautiful" letters are from Cosmo Cricket line called High Noon. I thought it went well with the Bo Bunny papers called Mama-Razzi.

Journaling spot is part of my old stash from My Minds Eye called Daily Dose. I used a white sharpie to write on the black board...looks just like chalk, doesn't it?

ScrapFit Workout #25:
 "WET-n-WILD" for this workout you need to use mist, paint, stickles, ink---any or all of them!! For an added twist I want you to get some paper wet, create something with it and than use it in your LO. Example—make a flower, fold it, pleat it, ect.

So here's my take on the challenge:

I used some old tracing paper I had, wet it with Blue and Green Glimmer Mist, crumbled it, ripped it, and stuck it down with Mod Podge to give it a water effect like the photo.

Photo info: This is my daughter Tess when she was 5, when we were on vacation to Florida. It was a perfect lazy day of summer photo, sitting in the water at Lake Blue soaking in the sun and cooling off in the water. This was one of the most relaxing time for our whole family. Miss Florida weather so much.

Close up of the under water scene, The fish are from K & Company, the sea weed I cut out from my Silhouette Die Cutter, and the bubble dots are from Cloud 9. I love the water look of the tracing paper here.

The blue glittery swirls are from Jolee stickers, All that Bling.

Hope you enjoy my lastest layouts for ScrapFit. Be sure to check it out to see what workout we're on so you can enter the challenge thread.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Yeah! It's Party Time at ScrapFIT!

Bet you had a ball partying it up with LJ...she's the greatest! And one awesome Scrapper! She's the one that got me hooked on ScrapFIT! Here's hoping that ScrapFIT will be a frequent stop for you too.

Well, now it's my turn to rave about the party! 
First, a big CONGRATULATIONS To ScrapFIT and Kelly on their 1st Birthday!

And Second, a big Happy Birthday to ME! Yep that's right today is my Birthday and I won't tell you how old I am. First Birthday's are always better the "Old girl" Birthday! Hee hee!

ScrapFit is an awesome blog with the coolest of challenges and prizes. It's a must for all Scrapbookers who like to take on a challenge.

And speaking of challenges...Kelly even challenged her Design Team to make a layout for the celebration. Here's the challenge and the layout I created for it. 
  • Every party needs cards so use cardstock for your background! 
  • Wrap that present really good--use some bright and colorful pp. 
  •  Don't forget ur bow---use some ribbon
  •  Since it is our 1 year Anniversary lets see 1 photo, 1 button, 1 brad, 1 rubon and 1 embossed item. 
  •  I love confetti so let's mist that LO like confetti falling!

This is my daughter Tess at the pool. She's on the swim team and lived at the pool this summer. Look how darn tan she is! Wish I could tan like her!

 I was selected to be the teams photographer. It was quite a challenge to take photos of over 50 kids, team and individuals shots...then edit, upload, sort, and deliver them all myself! But I did it and I think the photos look pretty darn good even if I say so myself! LOL

Hope you enjoy my layout and most importantly that you too take on the challenges at ScrapFIT. If you do, you have a chance to win a prize by becoming a follower and doing the Scavenger Hunt! So go check it out here!

We have some fabulous sponsors!
And now for a little Birthday give-away from me. 

How about this cute 6x6 purple mini album from Creative Memories. 

It's still in the package and has a swirly star on the front. To win you must become a follower and leave me a comment about what you would like to do on your next Birthday.

So Happy Birthday scrapFIT and Happy Hoppin' to all my scrappy friends!

The next party blogger on the list is Norine! 
So hop on over to check out her Festive Flare!

Thanks for stopping by!

Gosh...where has summer gone to?

Man, I haven't posted here in a while. Summer has gotten way too busy to keep up with my blog. But now that Swim Team is over, I should have some time to spend here. So in the mean time, here's some photos of what I've been up to the last few months...enjoy!

Pool parties
playing at the park
water parks
4th of July
Taken photos of swim team kids
and more, and more of Swim team!
You can tell we spent a lot of time at the pool! 
Gosh I had a blast. Gonna miss hanging out at the Pool! Summers almost over!