Monday, April 19, 2010

Lynne gave us girls a sketch challenge.  We got together one evening and had a great time creating from one of the sketches she had designed.  What fun we had.  One sketch and three different takes on it. Mine ended up being a two page layout that I did of my November 09 vacation to Aruba.

I just loved this line of paper that was created by  "Flair", their Summer Daze line. I love the colors....yummy blue Carribean colors.  Anyone that knows me knows that I love anything to do with water, blue ocean water, sand, sun, hot temps and a lounge chair.  :-)  Peggy created a beautiful winter scene. Lynne created an adorable layout from a recent Florida vacation. I usually beat to a different drummer as you can see. 

May Arts makes the best ribbon by far and of course the sheer teal blue I used in this layout blended so nicely with the papers and embellishments.  Flowers and paper punch from Martha Stewart, Bazzil cartstock were also included.  I just LOVE all of the Martha Stewart punches.  The punch I used here I was from Marthas crown set. You can find these papers, punches and embellishments at Generations of Memories .  I enjoyed creating these layouts as much as I did the vacation.

What wonderful vacation photos do you have hidden in your camera or computer?  Its time to bring them to life.  I hope that maybe these layouts will inspire you in some way to create one of your special memories.  I would love to see what you create. :-)

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Blinging up my Blog

I just spent today taking some of my classes of an online course on "How to Bling up your Blog" from www.littlelightstudio.net.  I really enjoy learning and am like a sponge when it comes to learning technology.   I completely changed my blog today and had fun doing it.  My digital scrapbooking skills and Photoshop Elements help me to be able to create my own blogs and not have to use the pre-made templates which I feel are boring.  If you too want to learn how to create a great blog check out www.littlelightstudio.net.  Have a great week everyone! Have fun in whatever creation you do.

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Pure Beauty

I took a few moments one nite this past week to create this layout of Miss Olivia. 
She is such a doll baby.  I love her so much and miss her as she lives about a 4 hour plane ride away.  But I do treasure the time that we are together and look forward to our next visit.  Heres  a quick posting of a layout I did recently of Miss Olivia. She has the most beautiful eyes....blond hair, blue eyes....she is going to be a heart throb. :-)
I created this layout with the new "Fresh Clothesline" collection from Little Yellow Bicycle, May arts ribbon, Dew drops from The Robins Nest, Hero Arts pearls. A simple layout that perfectly enhanced the beauty of Olivia. Enjoy and have a wonderful day.