Monday, August 2, 2010

Monday at the Waterpark

Hello Everyone.

Hope you are having a great Monday so far. I have already been out and about. I took my 5 kids to the water park this morning and then for a delightful lunch at McDonalds!

I also snuck in a quick stop at my LSS...don't' tell my

So now we are back home and the two littlest are down for their naps (I could use one too! LOL) and I am trying to get caught up on my emails and my blog.

Yesterday I made this layout for my Stash Challenge at sketches4you. My challenge this week is to make a paper craft in black and white. You can use one accent color if you want. You must also use glitter in some form.

Here is my example that I made for inspiration.

It is a layout of my son Jesse (who is now 10). He was only 7 months old in the photo and we had just brought him home from Taiwan.

I used some beautiful paper from DCWV (the Glitter Stack) and also a black metallic paper (can't remember the name of the company but I think it is a Walmart brand) as the base of the layout.

I used dusty concord Distress Ink to ink the flowers and the edges of the white embossed card stock. I used crystal Stickles (my favorite things in the world! lol I added a ton of Colorbok crystal gems.

The picture never really looks as good as I think it does in person. LOL

I also got an email yesterday from Kathy at Scrap Our Stash asking me to be a Guest Designer on their site for the month of September!! Woo hoo! I was one of the top three winners of the July Challenge which was fun to find out also!

So expect me to talk about you going over to visit Scrap Our Stash. Their challenge for August is to use flowers on your layout...and if you make them all the better... It is an easy as pie challenge so you should go over and add your creation!

Okay, don't forget to sign up for my Tim Holtz Blog Candy sure and leave a link back to your blog. I am having a great time looking at every one's blogs!!



  1. That's awesome you are a guest designer at Scrap our Stash! So well deserved :)) Love your layout!!!

  2. This is a beautiful layout! Sure sounds like you had a very busy day! Congratulations of being a guest designer! How cool!

  3. Congrats on the Scrap Our Stash DT spot! I was excited when I saw you had won over there!
    Love this layout! It is really fantastic! I bet the kids had a blast at the water park!!

  4. Your layout is adorable! Congrats on the GDT Spot, too! Well deserved!

  5. Love your layout and the super cute picture of Jesse. Congrats on the the Guest Designer spot.