Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Today: Pool is gone!

Can you tell I have been busy working to get all the LOs done before the end of the month!  Since my sister was here from Colorado for a week all my "free time"  was spent with her and not in my scrapbook room.  So my last reveal for the night is Sketch # 216 from Creative Scrappers.  It is what the yard looks like where the pool used to be.  Boo Hoo!


Here my daughter plays badminton with her brother and her dad.  I used Sketch # 218 from Creative Scrappers for my LO placement.  It also is for the C'est Magnifique Kits, which is sponsoring this CS Sketch.


Here is my daughter with her coaches for softball during her Spring 2011 Season.
I used Sketch #217 from Creative Scrappers
Too bad the Coach has his hand next to his face.  I don't believe he was picking his nose, but it looks like he is.  "Grandma," the coaches's mom was also helping a lot with the coaching.

Rock Climbing

My son went Rock Climbing at the nearby University last year.  The following LOs were created from his day.  I used brown, sage, and coral for the Color Inspiration Workout #72 from ScrapFit.  I used Sketch 304 from Scrapbook Callenges

I loved how it all turned out.  Thanks for looking.

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Krista at NJHS

I found one more photo of Krista from the NJHS Induction.  I wanted to create a girly page for this and so I used the flowers as my focus.  I used flower paper and stickers to create this page for the ScrapFit Step Class #6.  It was to use the Negative Zone.  I used my octogon punche and cut in a row.  I them used the flower paper underneath.  I loved how it made the flowers pop.

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Good-bye POOL

These photos are my husband taking the pool down.  I used some transparency for the Paper Issues challenge of I Can See Clearly!.  It is a square with circles in it.  I could have punched the circles out, but I left them there to add depth to my LO.  I overlapped the transparency so that part of each row covered some of the photos.
Well, I missed the deadline to enter their contest, but I still have a cool LO for my scrapbook.

Since the POOL is gone and we can't get another one can we get a volleyball net? PLEASE

Last spring we had to get rid of our pool.  The metal outside was at least 20 years old.  The liner was about 10 years old.  We had  a hole in the liner and the metalWe patched the metal and the liner and afte filling the pool back up with water we found another hole in the liner that just got bigger when we tried to patch it.  The kids begged for a new pool.  The answer was no, since they had not swam in it much the previous 2 summers.  Instead we got a volleyball net..............or as it so happened also badminton.  This LO was created from the ScrapFit Warm-Up #29

Friday, July 6, 2012

Stuck Sketch

Here is more of my daughter at her 6th grade graduation.  I loved the circles in the July 1 sketch from Stuck Sketches.  I had this big circlular embellishment that I had been wanting to use.  It was perfect for this sketch.

I blotted soem white paint near some of the circles.  Since it didn't really show up I got my blue paint out.  The blue showed up much better.  I also used my blue paint to freehand my title on my page.  I also used some white paint to go around the edges of most of my circles.  You can see a close up here.

I was all done the LO.  Then the next day when I went to put the LO away I thought it should have some depth on the page.  I decided it needed something to go with the graduation theme.  I made the graduation hat using a small square of black paper.  I put a brad in the middle and then wrapped some embroidery thread around the brad.  I tied it so that it would stay in place.

Thanks for looking.

Monday, July 2, 2012

6th Grade Graduation

These are photos from my daughter's 6th grade graduation, from last June.  She was part of the SRCS Class of 2011. 
I used Sketch #215 from my newest scrap blog.  Can you guess?  Yes, it is Creative Scrappers. I think I have done most of the recent sketches available for their challenges and am so loving it. 
I dug out my graduation papers and found some nice ones that went well with black paper for the background.  I even found a stamp set for graduation.  I usually use this set when I make graduation cards, but I liked one of the stamps for the title. 


Sunday, July 1, 2012


One last entry for Creative Scrappers for Sketch # 213.  I found their site recently and am just lovng their sketches:-)
This LO has more photos from the NJHS (National Junior Honor Society) night.  This LO will be for my son's scrapbook.  It shows him in the photo behind the tables with the candles.  He is helping with the induction of the new members.  It is was his last year as an 8th grader.  The second photo is of my son and my daughter, the newly inducted into NJHS.
I was able to use up some of my scraps and drip a little paint onto my page.  I actually used q-tips to dot the paint onto the LO.


This LO is for Creative Scrappers #214.  These are photos of my daughter and the Inductees from National Junior Honor Society from June 2011.
I used the patterned paper for the background and used less embellishments on my page