Thursday, August 30, 2012

A little sadness and a card

Well, today is a sad day.  Our neighbors across the street are moving to a new house today, and it is a very sad goodbye for us.  These neighbors were the first to welcome us to the neighborhood, their kids babysat our kids, they were (unknowingly) mentors in parenting to us.  They were always there with a cup of sugar, a helping hand, and ready for a little chat on a nice evening.  They will still be in town, but we will no longer see them on a daily basis.  I cried when this truck pulled up this morning.



To get my mind off the sadness, I made this card today.  I had never used the "Print and Cut" feature on my Silhouette, before, but after a little trial and error, it works like a dream!  I cut out the flowers using my Silhouette, and then added various other bits and bobs.

Hope my mother-in-law likes it!

What are you making today?

Saturday, August 4, 2012

A Little Off-Season Scrapping Fun!



Hi everyone, I thought I'd share this page that I created for the Studio Calico Layout A Week Challenge, August, Week 1.  The challenge is to create a page, then create a card using your scraps.  Well, I've been doing some purging, and some of the buttons and brads were just too pretty to get rid of, so I decided to just use them all on one page.  Here's what I came up with:


Those stamps are from Ali Edwards for Technique Tuesday, and I'm sorry, but I couldn't tell you where all of the brads and buttons are from.  Next up, my card:

The stamps are from that same stamp set, and the photo was left over from the 4 that came on the print I had ordered.  The green pp is from Basic Grey, and the pink pp is from My Mind's Eye.  I was pretty happy with both the card and the page, although, I do feel that there is something a little off about the page.  Oh well, I am embracing my imperfection!  Hope you've enjoyed a little peak into my garden!

Arctic Winter MFT & Lawn Fawn

Today I’d like to share with you a card that I made especially for winter time.  I’ve always been fascinated with the idea that it stays dar...