Monday, December 30, 2013

Place in Time

Last month I attended my first SGD Scrapbooking Retreat and I LOVED IT. I picked up Graphic 45 Place in Time paper pack and decided I was going to make my photographers a calendar. They are are always so good to me. However, it would have seemed that I hit a dry spell after the retreat until I found Let's Get Sketchy, and now I have a little more inspiration to work with. My page is based on December Week 2. 

This paper set totally makes me think of Barb and Cheri. They are such a great team and so very creative. 

I matted all my pieces in black to make it pop. I layered the stamp and using my Fiskars paper edgers gave some definition. I have also included some of the other calendar pages. 

Almost done!! Have a great week.

Sparkle Twinkle Toes

The last week has been a difficult one for the kids. They miss Sparkle Twinkle Toes. That was the name of our Elf. Instead of giving the kids advent calendars this year, Dave and I decided to try Elf on the Shelf. What a great idea! Dave and I had lots of fun, and the kids loved waking in the morning to see where Sparkle had landed. When I saw the new line of BoBunny Elf Magic Collection I knew I needed it!!! One of my gifts from Dave was a little shopping spree at Scrappin' Great Deals! So .... I've decided to put together a little book of memories for the kids. 
My page is based from sketch of Week 4 from Let's Get Sketchy

Instead of using three pictures, I switched the sketch up. 

I decided to try a file folder style page, so that I can attach a few pictures on the inside. To help my 6 year old with her spelling and writing. I had her write mini stories of how Sparkle got into the places she did. I figured I could also attach some of these stories with the pictures. 

I love layers and pop up pieces. I inked all of my edges and the popped up the pictures and letters dimensional squares. 

Here are a few of Sparkles adventures.

Can't wait for next year!