Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Project Life | week 35

this week was our county fair! for the past 4 years reagan has ridden the merry-go-round with my dad, its quite possible the highlight of her year! this year abby jo got to too! abby jo has discovered my mom's ipad - and she LOVES it! my mother-in-law found a turtle just in time for her & reagan to join the Turtle Races at the fair, they won 2nd place! 
the polka dot pattern at the top left was my color pallet this week. im not that good with journaling, im more of a "a picture is worth a thousand words" type. so i normally just do a little "tag" journal style on each picture just to explain what the picture is about.

Monday, September 24, 2012

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Pinterest Project : Chalkboard

  so i seen chalkboards everywhere on Pinterest. this is a wall in the kitchen and it gets alot of traffic so you can't really put anything in front of it. it just made sense to turn it into a chalkboard! we painted it with a few coats of chalkboard paint and the girls LOVE it!! the bottom part is for the girls  and the top part is where keith & i can leave notes and msgs to each other!

Shopping Trip

i have a hard time passing up a sale on Hamburger Helper, so with it on sale + .75 off 3 boxes coupons = .75 a box! i just had to get some! And hamburger was a on sale too! its like they planned it! :) the ivory soap was on sale for .99 at Walgreens and i had a coupon for .30 off ivory cleansing products, the only exclusions was trial size. i wasn't sure they'd accept it since it had a picture of a liquid bottle on it, but they did!  so over all we had a successful trip!!!

Monday, September 17, 2012

Nuts About Sketches 231

this is my take on the 231 sketch for Nuts About Sketches this week. Check out the other Design Team's Layout at Nuts About Sketches

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Project Life | week 33

week 33 was fun, a good variety of pictures to work with. i added a qr code that goes to a video on youtube of Abby Jo rockin on the horse. i picked up that awesome technique from Tracy .here is her video where she talks about adding qr codes, if you dont want to watch the whole video start at 7:53. i'm trying to take pictures of the girls with whatever toy they are into right now.

Friday, September 14, 2012

Week 32 | Project Life

my style for project life has changed over the year, it started out with scrapbook sketches, then i came across Project Life Design Team member Lindsay Moreno and then i changed from sketches to page protector layouts. this makes the design process SO much faster! plus its easier to look at. i also started branching out and using other supplies. i REALLY like this! then after some more time my style for project life and regular scrapbooking mixed. im learning to layer and build little clusters like Nichol Magouirk and Tracy. this is really fun to work on the little "cells" instead of working on the whole page.

week 31 | Project Life

   Im behind on Project Life 2012, so over the weekend i hope to get caught up! So if when i do i will post them here next week. this is my second year to do this project, last year i did the traditional version and with having a new baby i didn't complete it. :( but i am still working on it and will compete it! for 2012 i decided to go digital with it and ive been able to keep up with it. ive been a few weeks behind here & there but for the most part - -  im on top of it! but i miss getting to touch and feel the products & getting to add all the little tid bits of the week. so next year i plan to do the traditional version again. 
     so this week was our vacation in florida with our families. my husbands cousin got married on the beach and my parents went to take pictures and watch the girls. grandma wanda went with us along with keith's parents and 2 siblings and his Aunt & Uncle (parents of the groom) and the groom and his brother. so it was a full condo and lots of fun!

Monday, September 10, 2012

Artist | Digital Scrapbook Page

Good Morning! here is a layout i did for Nuts About Sketches . With this page i decided about half way through to do everything in black and white except the pictures, title and journaling. Reagan loves to paint so i took some pictures so i could do a layout for her scrapbook.

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Nuts About Sketches week 229

 I made the new Design Team over at Nuts About Sketches! I'm so excited to get to design pages from Shawn's sketches, as you know, i love them!!! Here is the first week that i did. 
On the left side i changed the 2 - 5x7's to 3 - 4x6's. I loved this series of my dad and reagan taking pictures with his professional camera, and i wanted to keep them on the same page. on the right hand side i made the 7x5 image bigger, since i had the space where the journaling strip was suppose to be. plus i added a little 3x3 image to the top corner of where you can see that dad is taking the picture. I LOVE this picture of my mom & my girls, its one of my favorites!!
I used a variety of kits, mixing them together to get the look i wanted. I hope you enjoy and check out the Nuts About Sketches blog to see what the other design team members did with this same sketch! And feel free to leave a comment or question, I'd love to hear from you!!! :)