Saturday, March 31, 2012

Kisses...

My older daughter fooling around with me and the camera in early February :)
I used Studio Basic's fab new Doodling Freebie.  I used a lot of other stuff by Studio Basic - and it will be available at her store at Sweet Shoppe Designs later this week.  The layout is linked for full credit.

Friday, March 30, 2012

Vauxhall Bridge

On the river Thames - from our trip to London last week :)
I used Studio 68's fabulous Azul Collection as well as her Kickstarters 7.  I also used Creashens beautiful new Alpha Stamps.  ~ Everything available at Catscrap ~

London Eye

From our trip to London last weekend :)
I used BCD Designs' fab new Some Inspiration 2 templates and the gorgeous new FWP collab at A5D, Everything About You ~ both available at After Five Designs ~

Spring...

We went to London over the weekend and finally found some evidence of spring coming :)
I used Cinnamon Scraps' Hello Spring! and Dunia Designs' Embrace Simplicity 1 to 4 ~ both available at Digiscrappers Brasil ~

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Nemo

The Nemo fish tank at the London Aquarium on Monday :)
I used Dawn Inskip's amazing Photo Emphasis Templates Vol.08 and Ocean kit.  The background paper is from Machine Stitched Papers 2 ~ available at Scrapbook Graphics.

Happy Bactus

My younger daughter last week, going to a costume birthday party.  She went as "Bactus" one half of Thorbj√∂rn Egner's pair of Tooth Trolls from his Karius and Bactus play :)
I used one of BCD Designs' gorgeous new templates, Some Inspiration 1 and a fab new collab from the After Five Designers, Everything About You.

Resourceful Reader

We had a day of no electricity due to bad weather in early January.  My 5 year old grabbed her flashlight and a book and started reading to all of us :)  She can be very resourceful when neither the TV nor her Nintendo are working LOL
I used ViVa Artistry's Storytime and Studio Baers Garten's La Paperie Templates 14-16 ~ both available at Scrapbook Graphics ~

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Spring Comes Softly...

...very softly, actually!  We were still having snow until last week.  My daughters love it way more than I do - and were busy making snowmen right after school :)
I used Priss Designs' Romantic Spring, Natali Design's Hello Spring Overlays and Studio Manu's Happy Together Photo Masks ~ everything available at Scrapbook Graphics.

Happy 9 Year Old

My older daughter on her 9th birthday :)
I used BCD Designs' fabulous Yellow Submarine, available at After Five Designs.

Thursday, March 22, 2012

XuanWu Lake Park

From the fantastic XuanWu Lake Park in Nanjing, China.  We were there in August 2011 and it was hot, humid, crowded and amazingly beautiful :)
I used Dawn Inskip's amazing new Enchanted Garden Collection as well as one of the templates from Dawn's Photo Emphasis Templates Vol.06 ~ both available at Scrapbook Graphics ~

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Being Silly

My younger daughter and her silly faces :)
I used a fabulous collab from Ju Kneipp and Honey Designs.  It's called Photobooth and it's available at Catscrap.

You

My beautiful younger daughter, who has the biggest smile, the bluest eyes and the best heart in the whole wide world :)
I used a fantastic collab from the Scrapbook Graphics designers.  It's called Heart First and it's available through the Daily Digi Files in March.

Artwork

My son doing his first artwork at his Playschool :)  He didn't like it much LOL
I used a fabulous new Studio Mix at Scrapbook Graphics, Glorious Visions as well as the addons Glorious Visions Graffiti and Glorious Visions Grunge Overlays.  I also used one of the templates from Dawn Inskip's Opposites Attract  ~  everything available at Scrapbook Graphics ~

Monday, March 19, 2012

Spring?

I took these photos on a very windy, snowy and cold walk yesterday morning.  It's hard to believe spring is somewhere in the near future - although the trees seem to be more optimistic than I and are already trying to bring some green into our otherwise white and frosty days :)
I used Studio JenD's fab new Tilt N Cluster templates and Flergs' amazing Memories Captured ~ both available at Scrapbook Graphics ~

Sunday, March 18, 2012

The BOSS

I've been a fan of Bruce Springsteen forever, at least since his Born in the USA album, and to this day - his is my music of choice when I need cheering up, or when I have to clean house :)
I did this for the newest Snapshot Project at Scrapbook Graphics - Music of my Life...I used Studio Blagovesta's fantastic Cherish kit at Scrapbook Graphics.

Friday, March 16, 2012

Free Spirit

My daughter enjoying a horseback riding session last summer :)
I used Designs by Helly's fab new kit, Wild and Free ~ available at Scrapbook Bytes.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Truly You

My older daughter... :)
I used Danielle Engebretson's fabulous Truly You kit and Studio JenD's Hello Doily ~ both available at Scrapbook Graphics.

Outside

My son - who LOVES being outside, more than anything :)
I used Dawn Inskip's amazing new Machine Stitched Papers 2 and Kaleidoscope Collection.  ~ Both available at Scrapbook Graphics ~

Friends

My younger daughter and her friend trying to maneuver a boat together :)
I used BCD Designs' fab new Cool Memories ~ available at After Five Designs.

Proud

My son has just figured out how to get on top of the dining room table - and he is quite proud of himself, although he knows quite well that it's off limit :)
I used an amazing and brand new collection of goodies from Dawn Inskip.  It's called Kaleidoscope and it's available at Scrapbook Graphics...I also used one of Dawn's Finishing Touches Templates Vol.01.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Sweet Girl

My younger daughter painting :)
I used Ju Kneipp's Craft Time {For Girls}, available at Catscrap and OScraps.  I also used Studio Basic's Pickin' Up I available at Digiscrappers Brasil and MScraps.

Cold Winter

This winter is turning out to be long and cold and snowy and windy.  I hate it - but my kids love it :)
I used a lot of stuff from Scrapbook Graphics - the layout is linked for full credit :)

Oh Boy!

My son's first time using finger paints :)
I used Ju Kneipp's fabulous Craft Time For Boys, available at Catscrap and OScraps.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Above Beijing

My daughter took photos out the window of the plane which brought us to China in August.  This was taken when we were approaching Beijing International Airport :)
I used Little Butterfly Wings' fabulous new So Far Away and the matching So Far Away - Alpha.  ~ Both available at Catscrap ~

Monday, March 12, 2012

Lovely

My older daughter :)
I used Designs by Helly's new collection of goodies at Scrapbook Bytes...everything is part of Scrapbook Bytes' March GAB.  The layout is linked for full credit...

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Showered

My older daughter, fresh out of the shower, in May 2011 :)
I used Amy Wolff's fab new kit,Zoey.  The stitches are from Amy's 11:30am and the alpha is from Amy's Dreaming About Spring collab with Amber Clegg.  ~ Everything available at the Lilypad ~

Friday, March 09, 2012

Bookworm

My younger daughter, at 5,5, reading a book to her little brother.  She is a really good reader, and is already reading news articles with long words :)
I used Little Butterfly Wings' gorgeous new Bookworm kit and Roadside Designs' fab new Down Digi Lane Detour Maps.  ~ Both available at Catscrap ~

Giggles

My girls eating popcorn :)
I did this for the On the Edge challenge at Catscrap this month.  I used Studio 68's Cuddles & Giggles {The Collection} as well as Creashens'Torn Bits 4 ~ both available at Catscrap.

Thursday, March 08, 2012

Blue Eyed Beauty :)

My younger daughter with her beautiful blue eyes.  She was almost 4 years old at the time - in late May 2010 :)
I used BCD Designs' Springtime kit at After Five Designs.  The template is by Darcy Baldwin.

Shark Attack

From our visit to a small shark and fisheries museum in the west of Iceland :)
I used a fantastic collab from Dawn Inskip and mle Card.  It's called Natural History Museum Collection.  I also used Dawn's Photo Emphasis Templates Vol.07.  ~ Everything available at Scrapbook Graphics ~

Nap

My son taking a nap outside at the beginning of February :)
I did this for the Something Old, Something New challenge at Catscrap this month.  I used a lot of old and new Catscrap products...the layout is linked for full credit :)

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Best Friends

My daughter (right) and her friend in May 2011 :)
I used Studio Maya's fantastic new collection Pinky Swear Whole Shebang Bundle and Studio JenD's Edgy: Top N Bottom templates.  ~ Everything available at Scrapbook Graphics ~

Sleep Little Baby

Our son during his first afternoon sleep with us back in August 2011.  I watched him the entire time - he was just so precious and beautiful :)
I used the new Studio Mix at Scrapbook Graphics.  It's called New Arrivals, as well as the New Arrivals Add On and New Arrivals Clusters.  I also used Studio JenD's Edgy: Sides templates.  ~ Everything available at Scrapbook Graphics ~

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Oh How I Love You...

My daughters back in August :)
I used Aja Abney's Collaged Papers Vol.1 and Happy Love kit.  I also used Studio 68's Kickstarters 1.  ~ Everything available at Catscrap ~

Cutie

My son at the end of January :)
I used a lot of Catscrap products...and the layout is linked for full credit :)

Precious

My husband and my son, both sick - and fast asleep on the livingroom couch :)
I used a lot of stuff from Amy Wolff at the Lilypad...the layout is linked for full credit.

Monday, March 05, 2012

I Wrecked My Car...

I had a car accident on February 11 - and totally wrecked my car.
I did this for the new Snapshot Time Capsule at Scrapbook Graphics.  I used a lot of stuff from Dawn Inskip.  The layout is linked for full credit :)

Bloom...but without SNOW

This is from the middle of April 2011 :)
I used the fab new 555 March collaboration at After 5 Designs.  It's called Blooming.

Saturday, March 03, 2012

432

That's the number of layouts I scrapped in 2011.  I think it's safe to say that I'm totally hooked on digital scrapping... :)
I used Dawn Inskip's fabulous Gold Member kit at DST.  It's called Extreme Digi-Scrapper.  I also used Dawn's Photo Emphasis Templates Vol.03 ~ available at Scrapbook Graphics.

Friday, March 02, 2012

Smile

My beautiful younger daughter :)
I used Amy Wolff's Greenwich Village Papers and Jenna Desai's Spring Blossoms, Spring Splatter and Spring Alphabet & Numbers ~ all part of the Lilypad's March BYOC.  Template by Crystal Livesay.

A Boy Thing

My son figuring out what to do with crayons and coloring pens.  His decision was that they were something to eat :)
I used a fantastic collab from the Digiscrappers Brasil designers.  It's called No Girls Admitted and it's free with a $10 purchase for the entire month of March.

Thursday, March 01, 2012

Taming of the Beast

This creature welcomed us to the Bejing Zoo when we were there in August.  My girls had to have a go at it :)
I used Dawn Inskip's fantastic new Safari Collection and one of her fabulous Photo Emphasis Templates Vol.07 ~ both available at Scrapbook Graphics.