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Tobin’s First Haircut

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Tobin’s hair finally grew enough to need a cut when he was about 15 months old.   It’s not easy cutting the hair of a little boy that just wants to keep moving.  Finally, Warren was able to distract him with a bottle – twisting the cap on and off.  And quite thankfully, our friend Chris was in town to act as our photographer!


Products used:  Patterned papers:  SEI (stripes),  October Afternoon, Crate Paper, K&Company (grey), Recollections (argyle);  Border punch:  EK Success;  Letters:  American Crafts Thickers;  Stamps:  Close to My Heart;  Journaling block:  K&Company;  Sketch:  Page Maps Book 2

These Boots Were Made For Stomping

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

A fun “fall” day in early December.  Tobin wouldn’t go near the leaves with his sneakers on.  But with his boots, he was ready for some stomping!  In fact, I believe he’s worn his boots every day since.

Products used:  Patterned papers:  Cosmo Cricket (leaves), Close to My Heart (cream/blue);  Stamps: Close to My Heart;  Journaling block:  Scenic Route;  Tools:  Silhouette with Script MJ Bold font,  Cricut CTMH Art Philosophy cartridge (leaves);  Sketch:  Sketch Support

Sketch Support inspired this layout!  Head over there to see more projects created from the same inspirational sketch.


Sunday, November 28th, 2010

Our first family photo shoot!
These gorgeous photos were taken by the talented Constance Elyse Photography.
Details: Blue/silver and plaid patterned papers are by My Mind’s Eye Lost and Found. Thin grey strip on left is by K&Company Poppyseed. Zigzag strip is by Bazzill Just the Edge. Black patterned strip is by SEI. Clear/black accent journaling blocks are by Little Yellow Bicycle Fancy. “Through the lens” journaling block is by LYB Clothesline. Grey button rubon is by Studio Calico. Glitter buttons are by American Crafts. “family” was written with DCWV All Dressed Up alpha rubons.

Joyce’s Pre-Wedding Weekend

Sunday, June 6th, 2010

Back in February, we prepared for Joyce’s big day with a Bachelorette Party and Bridal Shower. We had so much fun celebrating with her that weekend!
Bachelorette Party: Black/white grid paper and black/white paper flower are by Creative Memories. Pink striped paper is by gcd. Circular chipboard embellishments are by Colorbok from the Michael’s $1 bin. “One last hoorah” was written with fabric Patchwork Thickers by American Crafts.
Bridal Shower: Purple dotted paper is by My Mind’s Eye. Floral patterned paper (umbrella) is by Making Memories. Felt and jewel accents are by Marcella K. “Joyce’s” was written with Making Memories glitter alpha stickers. “Bridal Shower” and umbrella were cut using the Sweethearts Cricut cartridge.

Washington DC

Sunday, January 17th, 2010

My scrapbooks at home are a series of chronological albums. At some point I decided it was too confusing to have multiple little albums for different trips or themes, so now every last page goes into the appropriate book by time frame. (And I’ve been asked this before… What do you do when your 1 vs 2 page layouts leave a gap? I conveniently fill that gap with an adorable layout of my cats. Because who really cares if those pictures are in order?)

When I have a series of layouts that go together for a trip, etc, I like to pull them together by using the same line of paper throughout. That way, as you flip through one of my albums you can tell when there is a “mini-album” inside. For these layouts, I chose the SEI Moravia line of paper. The colors were perfect for the 3 layouts I needed to complete.
Warren and I traveled to Washington DC for a friend’s wedding back in October. Before the wedding, we met up with my sorority sister, Anna, and her husband to explore the city. We wandered by the Washington monument, and visited the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum. Warren and I also went to the Natural History Museum before ending our day. For these layouts, the majority of the journaling ended up on the final page where I detailed the day.
Details: All papers are by SEI Moravia. Journaling blocks are by Deja Views. “WDC” and “Natural History” were written with Thickers Jewelry Box chipboard letters. “ashington” was cut using the Opposites Attract Cricut cartridge. “Air & Space” was cut using Lyrical Letters.


Saturday, September 12th, 2009

Our friends decided to have a spontanteous rewedding celebration in a local garden for their 2nd anniversary. The gardens were beautiful and we had fun hanging out with friends and enjoying mimosas and samosas afterward.

Details: Patterned papers are by DCWV Latte stack. Chipboard embellishments are by Basic Grey Marrakech. Acrylic “discover” accent is by Making Memories. Blue/cream scalloped journaling block is by K&Company. “Celebrate” was cut using the Storybook Cricut cartridge.

The Louvre

Sunday, April 19th, 2009

Unfortunately, this was one of those “I’m just glad it’s done” layouts. I had a lot of photos I wanted to include and I just needed to get them on the page. I decided not to add any embellishments other than the title because it was plenty busy!
These are photos from inside and outside the Louvre in Paris. We were super tired afterward because the museum is sooooo huge. You can only really finish a fraction of it in one afternoon.
Details: More Making Memories Passport line: teal background paper and floral paper, pineapple stamp (next to “The”). I used the Storybook Cricut cartridge to cut out a mat for the Mona Lisa photo. “The Louvre” was cut with Lyrical Letters.