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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

A Mother's Love...

Happy Monday!   
My mojo is slowly returning after a few weeks of going AWOL and not being able to focus on anything crafty!   Today I am sharing a layout I created using some of my old October Afternoon "Sassparilla" stash!   When I first saw this collection, I did not really care for it, but after creating a layout with it a couple of months ago, I fell in love with it.  Some of the scraps I had left were perfect for the photos I used in this layout.   For the background, I used a sheet of patterned paper from an old DCWV "Blue Jeans" stack that someone had given me a few years ago. 
This layout was inspired by the sketch below for the April Sketch/Stash Challenge at 
Also entering this layout in the following challenges:
(My sticky items:  banners, small and large alphas, date label)
(Song title:  A Mother's Love)
(OA Sassparilla & DCWV "Blue Jeans" Stack, Cosmo Cricket Paul Bunyan Chipboard Letters)
2 Broke Girls ~ Max & Caroline Challenge #1
(Handmade Embellishment:  Butterfly & Tag)
Use Your Stash ~ Lasting Memories

Thanks for stopping by and take a moment, click on the links above and check out each of the challenges!   I am sure you will find something to inspire you to create!   
Enjoy the rest of your week!


  1. I love the layering and that cute folded down corner. It is the perfect embellishment. Thank you for joining us at UYS.

  2. Stunning layout Brenda! Thanks for using those hoarded items and playing along with us at UIT!

  3. Fabulous layout! I adore the stitching and that little bow on your tag is perfect! Thanks so much for joining us at Use It Tuesday!


  4. Well for your mojo going AWOL... this is such a fabulous layout! Thanks for joining us at Lasting Memories this week!

  5. Super cute Dig Deep! I love OA Sarsaparilla !:) Thanks for joining us on the SWAT blog!

  6. Great LO! I just love the sticthing!!

  7. Love, love, love this Brenda! Thanks so much for linking up with us at Use It Tuesday!

  8. Love this layout Brenda! I love how you worked the sketch and papers. Cute photos too. Thanks for playing along with us at SWAT!

  9. I love the combo of patterned papers that you used! Everything came together so nicely, really a fab layout! Thanks for joining us at SWAT.

  10. Love when older papers from different collections go so well together! Thanks for playing along with us at SWAT!

  11. Lovely layout.....That paper is wonderful....I'm glad your mojo returned, otherwise I would have missed this fabulous layout! Thanks for joining us this week at Lasting Memories!
    Kim xXx LMDT

  12. Glad your mojo is back. This is cute. Thanks for joining us at lasting memories

  13. This is such a sweet page, I love the way you embellished it. Thanks for joining us on the Use Your Stuff blog :)

  14. What a great layout! So glad you were able to use up some of your old stash! Thank you for joining us at S.W.A.T.!

  15. thanks for joining us at lasting memories. Hope to see you back this week. Check out our new challenge posted today. Kimberly dt

  16. Thank you so much for digging into your stash to share with us at S.W.A.T! Your layout is beautiful!