Sunday, January 22, 2012

Eh, I guess….

So yesterday didn't quite turn out to be the crafting bonanza I envisioned in my head, although it was fun to be simultaneously be scrapping with my friends Janette and Alicia. Starting was in fits because every time I turned around I realized I didn't have some important item, like my cardstock tote or the bag with all my pens, scissors, chalk and stickles! I finally got everything together and was able to whip out a few pages…and then the girls started in "mommy this" and "mommy that"! Finally I gave them some paper, photos and stickers and let them do their own pages! It actually ended up being an epiphany for me! On occasion I will do 3 LO's of the same photos (usually using the same sketch too, for efficiency) because we have a family book and they each have their own book. Well, while they were doing their pages it hit me; they can take over from here on out (unless of course there are pictures I REALLY want to do) doing the pages for their own books! Brilliant, and actually they did a really nice job! But alas, even with them busy crafting they were still pretty time demanding and then there was lunch to make and the dog to let in and out and in again! So I only got 4 LO's done, however I found a few LO's that I had done at the last crop I went to and had never posted, so, really I have quite a lot to share!

The first 2 are based on a sketch from this new blog I came across called Nuts About Sketches It's actually their DT Call sketch so I MAY send in one of my LO's and see what happens!=)
(the splotches were a bit of a mistake, I'm still not sure how I feel about them)

This next one is based on an Allison Davis two page sketch #17
(Sorry for the poor photo quality, using glimmer mist makes the paper crinkle up, if anyone has any tricks to avoid this I would LOVE to know them!)

This next one is based on the right side of the above sketch with the Add on Sketch #13 included. The snowman has been flocked, but it's impossible to tell. I did use some flocking on his hat to mimic snow.

Here are the LO's my girls did
Caitie 5yrs. old 
(the writing says "I love snow, I love snow ball fights it is fun" of course it's in her 5 yr. old spelling!)

Rylie (7 yrs. old) 

These are the LO's I found from my last crop 

So now that I know where all my stuff is hopefully I can get more done!
Thanks for visiting!
Happy Crafting!


  1. I love love love love your pages and loving the girls too!!! Very cute!!! And for the lo's with the glimmer mist... I photo all my photos outside in the natural light and I have them laying on the ground (my patio) and I stand over it... makes it not look so warped that way! :):):):):):):):):):):)

  2. Beautiful layouts! The masked snowflakes look fabulous! Thanks for joining in the fun at Scrapbookers Anonymous!!!

  3. lots of great layouts. your girls are naturals.. and that is a great idea to get them involved. more scrap time for you too. =) Thanks so much for playing along with us at Scrapbookers Anonymous. =)

  4. wonderful LOs!!!!!!!!!!
    They are so full of life!
    Eli (Scrapbookers Anonymous)

  5. What great layouts! Love involving the kids. :) Such a fun way to spend time together. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Scrapbookers Anonymous!

  6. I especially love the first one and the snow one with masking. Thanks so much for playing along with Scrapbookers Anonymous!!!