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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Let's Scrap Sketches 8-15-15

It's me again!! I don't get to scrapbook near as much as I would like too but I did
manage to get this double page layout done with the 8-15-15 sketch at Let's Scrap Sketches!!
You should check out the blog and play along with us!!! ;0) 

So here is the great sketch by Mich that I played with:



and here is what I did with it:

Raymond and Makayla took Yummy to the ocean for the first time... Fort Bragg is the place to go for our area...lol These are a few of the pics that Raym took of there trip and I thought this sketch was just perfect... I even have a bit of hidden journaling behind one of his pics. 

I used an old line of paper I had here from when we had our scrap store and some embelli's that I have had 'forever'.... dusted it with some inks and here it is!!! Great pics of a great trip... ;0)

Thanks for looking

Hugs,
Cathy

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Guest Designer on Sketchy Boards Blog

Hey everyone.... I barely have time to play along with my own challenge blogs but I was recently asked to be Guest Designer for August on Sketchy Boards Challenge Blog by Heidi and how could I say no!! 
So she zapped me the sketch and color inspiration... my first thought when I saw it was... are you kidding me??? Obviously she doesn't 'know' me... lol Purple and white?? Well it could have been worse.. it could have been Pink!! lol So out of my comfort zone I started off with this challenge.. ;0) 

So here is the sketch and the color inspiration I was given:



Ok.. so then I start thinking of what pics I want to play with for this color inspiration.... thinking.. I'm thinking... lol  So I thought of one of the newest members of our family and one that I see alot of pics of on facebook.... so I go and swipe pics that my cousin Jammie took of her little niece Afton. Perfect... now I am inspired to get this going!! I zap the pics off to Walgreens and as soon as my daycare kids are gone I am in the car to pick them up and then my scrapbooking process begins.. ;0) Because, YES sometimes it is a process!! So this is what I came up with for this sketch challenge:



I choose to change the pics from circles on the sketch to 4x4's and one 4x3.. staggering a bit. The background I chose to take my white cardstock and ink it with Tim Holtz distress ink Dusty Concord and splashed with some Glimmer Mist (which I have tons of still!!). I dug thru my scraps and found the papers I wanted to use and pulled out some flowers and finished it off with some Lilac Liquid Pearls in my stash.... I'm happy with the way it turned out... 

I hope you enjoyed checking this out and hopefully you have the time to play along with Heidi's challenge blog Sketchy Boards Challenge Blog

Thanks for looking, 

Hugs,
Cathy


Thursday, July 2, 2015

Call Me....

Yep.. Another one done... this makes 2 for the LOAD.. whoot whoot!!

So I did up this card for the Feeling Sketchy Blog with this weeks sketch... 

So here is the sketch:


And here is my card:


I got to use a Bugaboo digi image for this one... Love Bugaboo's digi's. If you haven't 
checked them out you should!!

So if you get the chance and you want to play along with this sketch go to Feeling Sketchy's 
Blog and play along with us!!

Thanks for looking, 

Hugs,
Cathy

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Let's Scrap Sketch 7-1-15

Wow... it's been awhile since I did a blog post for my own blog, let alone get any scrapbooking done for myself...!! I feel like I am discovering new country here... lol 

So I am also playing along with the LOAD Challenge on Facebook ... so this is #1 layout for July!!

So I had the time to play with this new sketch from Mich one of our sketch designers at Let's Scrap Sketches and I love the way it turned out... of course, these are pics of our little Yummy Grandson aka Preston and his Daddo. He loves going to the part with Daddo and is always wanting to have him by his side to help him out.... I love it!!!


So here is the sketch:

 This is what I did with the sketch... I used some Simple Stories papers... 


I do love the way it turned out and a bit excited to get some more scrapbooking done over this month!!!

Come and play along with us at Let's Scrap Sketches and/or the LOAD Challenge on Facebook!!!

Thanks for looking
Hugs,
Cathy

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Let's Scrap Sketches 2-11-15

I think I am finally getting back in the swing of this scrapbooking stuff!! I have spent soo much time getting blog stuff and Admin stuff done with the 2 sketch groups.. and if you don't know about them they are Let's Scrap Sketches and Feeling Sketchy and I didn't have time to scrapbook much. But now, with the help of the LOAD Challenge last month.. I'm up and running again!!! 

Sooooo here we go... this is for this weeks sketch at Let's Scrap Sketches!!!

Here is my work with the sketch:

 
I know... of course they are Yummy pics!!! I have stacks and stacks of Yummy pics to scrapbook... I'm thinking I haven't had alot going on other than this gorgeous lil grandson of mine.. not a hardship though... pure joy!! 

We take him to the fair every summer... this was August 2013 and he was so intent on eating his cookies while he was taking in all the sites and sounds of the fair... it was just too cute for me not to take alot of pics of... ;0) What a face!!!!

Here is the sketch I worked with designed by our ohhh sooo talented Michelle van Wyk

Great sketch right?? Oh the possibilities with this one... single page... double page... flip it... turn it... ohhhh I will be using this one over and over again I'm sure... 

Soooo you have until Midnight next Tuesday night to get your layout done and loaded for the prize draw.... I can't wait to see all the great entries for this challenge...!!

Thanks for looking...

Hugs,
Cathy

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Let's Scrap Sketches 2-4-15

Good Morning Everyone!!

I guess I am still a bit inspired to scrapbook after my great LOAD Challenge...

So I went to work on a Let's Scrap Sketches sketch... so here we go...


2-4-15

Of course... YUMMY!! I took these pics the beginning of last year... 
the kids and I went shopping at the mall and I got these on my cell phone of 
this Gorgeous lil Yummy Boy and his handsome daddy... I love these pics.. they 
are some of the sweetest photo's... ;0) Love these boys!!! This little Yummy is this
Daddy's mini me... thru and thru... ;0)

So here is the sketch I worked with... designed by Denise 


What a great sketch to play with.... I usually love to use the sketches as a double page layout but I had the other pics laying on my desk that just screamed to be used... who am I too argue!! ;0)

If you have the chance to play along you should... this challenge runs thru next Tuesday midnight... I hope to see alot of you playing along... !!

Thanks for looking...
Hugs,
Cathy

Friday, January 16, 2015

Ohhhh More Load Layouts!!!

Ok... so some more LOAD Layouts... some of these were from kits and some I had just to finish up... but done is done and they are DONE!! :0)

Load #14 & #15

Daddo and Yummy at the Pumpkin Farm playing on the tires... this was Yummy's favorite part of the whole day.. ;0) Busy soooo busy he kept telling me.. ;0)



Load #16 & #17

His second Christmas... not really into opening stuff but he did like playing with it all.. and he was droolin' like a little monkey cutting teeth.. lol 


Load #18 & #19

He was sooo tiny in Daddo big arms... Daddo had a hard time burping him. He would say if I hit him too hard he will come back when he is 18 and knock me out.. telling me remember when you did it to me? lol Yummy was very patient with his Daddo though.. love the expressions.. ;0) 


Load #20 & 21

Yummy loved my scraps of paper... I have a box under my desk and when Yummy would go home for the day the paper was spread from one end of the house to the other.. pieces here and there and some had been eaten.. Yummmm??? 


Load #22 & #23

More feeding and burping pics of Daddo and Yummy... soooo cute!!!


Ok... so that is a great half of the LOAD month for me lets see what else I can get done!!!

Thanks for looking!!!