Greetings Friends!! I'm here today to bring you my take on the most recent MFT sketch challenge. As I've noted in previous posts, I'm now 6 weeks from expecting my third child and my other children are 8 and just about 7 respectively. I've been working hard at getting through my 7 year old's first year album before baby boy #3 comes along! And believe me, the clock is TICKING!!
Here is this month's sketch:
Behind The Camera Stamp Set, First Class Friend, and Lovey Dovey Sentiments.
MFT's Photo Corner Die-namics as accents on the photo and on the 12x12 page itself.
I'm in the middle of taking Clean and Simple 2 card class with Jennifer McGuire and Friends right now so I'll be back to post some fun creations inspired by that class soon!!
Thanks for coming by!!
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
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Thursday, January 10, 2013
We've been very busy enjoying the holiday, the snow here in the Northeast and preparing for a fun, family vacation! And let's not forget that we're expecting a new baby in early March! 10 weeks and counting!! Unbelievable.
Part of my "to do" plan before baby #3 comes along is to finish my darling son's first year album. Ya...he's almost 7. But...better late than never!! I've been super inspired by the monthly scrap layouts issued by MFT. Easy and fun. That's what works for me!
Here's my most recent page:
I am also heartily digging through my stash and using some new (to me) papers that my dear friends have handed down to me. I am a hoarder. There...I said it. I buy beautiful new things, new and trendy supplies and I barely use them!! I hate to cut into gorgeous new papers and I love how the embellishments look in the packages. Weird? Ya...probably but it's the truth. So I TRY hard not to buy things that I don't truly need...like adhesive, white cardstock, etc. The absolute basics. So this paper is I *think* from 2006-7 SU! It's OLD but I just love the sweet and muted tones that were perfect for these photos. The papers pull the colors out of the photos but also allow the photos to simply JUMP off of the page because of the bright colors in them. The photo in the lower left is to show how big my son was in relation to a notebook that I was using at the time to record all of the pertinent baby 'goings on'. So sweet and so tiny.
I used an edge punch that has teeny, tiny hearts that I punched a whole bunch out of Bazzill red cardstock. I coated them in Glossy Accents and set them aside to dry overnight. I adhered them scattered around the page to brighten it up but not to distract from the photos or the layout.
I am thrilled with how this turned out and can't wait to start on my next page!