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Thursday, September 29, 2011

Random Wednesday * Word Up * "Dream Challenge

My challenge this week at Colorful Creations is a word challenge and I chose the word "Dream"!   For my example I used a self-portrait of my granddaughter Tyra and Bo Bunny's Etcetera Collection.  And to top it off, I just started making sketches, thanks to my scrap partners in crime, SheShe and Rochelle, and this is one of my first sketches and also my first time using one of my sketches:  Head on over to Colorful Creations and check out the challenge and how you can entet to win the wonderful Teresa Collins paper kit that is up for grabs.

Here's the sketch:

and here is my layout

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Colorful Creations "School Daze" Blog Hop

Hello and welcome to Colorful Creations Blog Hop!
I hope that you have enjoyed the hop so far!  If you arrived here from Brenshevia's Scrappily Ever After Blog, you are in the right place.  If you just happened to stop in to check out my blog or arrived here via some other route and you would like to participate in the blog hop, please start HERE at Colorful Creations Blog.  You will not want miss out on any our DT challenges and your chances on winning some of the awesome scrappy RAKS up for grabs. 

For the blog hop I put together a Color Combo/Sketch challenge.  For completing the challenge, you will receive one entry into the prize drawing for completing the layout and another if you complete the card.  That gives you two chances to enter into the random prize drawing for this My Mind's Eye "12 Days of Christmas" Paper Kit (9 - 12x12 dbl-sided cardstock with accessory sheet)

Create a LAYOUT using the color combo and the layout sketch below created by Rochelle Spears. 
TWIST: You can use 3, 4 or all 5 of the colors, but you must use at least (3) of the 5 colors. The theme of your layout is your choice. 
Create a CARD using the color combo and the Page Maps card sketch below.
TWIST:  You can use 3, 4 or all 5 of the colors, but you must use at least (3) of the 5 colors.
The theme of your card is your choice. 
and here is the Color Combo you will be working with for the layout or the card

Here is my example using Rochelle's sketch:
THE RULES for entries into the prize drawing:
Must be a follower or become a follower of my blog
Layout or card must be new as of September 25, 2011 and cannot be combined with any other CC challenge. 
All entries must be uploaded to the Colorful Creations gallery and linked back here using Mr Linky below, by Tuesday, October 4, 2011 (11:45 PM) EST

I am the last stop on the trail!  Thank you for visiting my blog and also for participating in our hop.  I am looking forward to seeing all of your wonderful creations. 

Hoppy Scrapping! 

**Remember to link your entries here:

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Random Wednesday * Alpha Challenge

My Random Wednesday challenge this week over at Colorful Creations is an Alpha Challenge.  The challenge is is use one item from each of the first three alphabets.  For my example below, I used:
A = Arrow;  B = Brads and C= Circle.  The Crate Paper Toy Box collection was perfect for this photo of my son, Marcus taken in 1976. 
Journaling:  Who knew...at age 3 and excited about being at the Ft Lewis Museum , that one day you would become a part of Army Special Forces.

Monday, September 19, 2011

Civil Rights Walk of Fame

I created this layout for the Monday Mixer Hopscotch challenge at Colorful Creations using some of my old Basic Grey Cappella stash and a sketch from Page Maps.  What a great place this was to visit and I cannot wait until I get a chance to scrap the remainder of my photos. 

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Random Wednesday ~ Seeing Double ~Fashion Statement

My Random Wednesday - Seeing Double challenge this week at Colorful Creations is "Fashion Statement - Polka Dots, Plaids and Stripes.  The rules are to use one of each plaid, polka dot, and striped patterned papers and create a layout using the PageMaps sketch below.  I used MME Hip Hooray papers, and scrapped photos taken at my grandson Jayson's 5th birhtday celebration in 2006.
Here is the sketch:

Thursday, September 15, 2011


I love Echo Parks new "Happy Days" collection.  It was perfect for these photos I had from my vacation this summer.  I created this layout for Colorful Creations "Inspired By" Scraplift Challenge.  The challenge was to go into the gallery, find a layout that inspired you and lift it.  I chose a layout by Maureen Stuckey to lift and this is what I came up with:

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Red, White and Blue

Here is a layout I completed for Brenshevia's Red, White and Blue Color Combo this week,  over at Colorful Creations!  I was not sure when I first purchsed MME American Made papers if I liked them that well. but once I started using them, I feel in love with the collection.