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Monday, May 17, 2010

One of my favorite things and some catching up.

It has been awhile since I have updated my blog.  Bad of me, I know.  Life just gets crazy sometimes.  I wanted to take some time to update you all with some recent projects that I have created.  The first one is a layout I did for scrapbook.com's National Scrapbooking Day All week challenge.  For this challenge we were supposed to scrap a picture of a thing.  No people or pets allowed.  I knew the photo I wanted to use immediately!  I realized this Hanukkah that I didn't have ANY photos of the gorgeous menorah that my grandmother gave to me.  I made it a point to take a photo of the menorah on the 8th night of Hanukkah so it would be full of candles burning bright.  This menorah is very special to me and definitely one of my prized possessions.  My grandmother gave it to me when I moved out on my own and she picked one for me that so perfectly fits my style.  I think it it beyond beautiful.  I used the Basic Grey Ambrosia line for this layout because it is one of my favorite paper lines.  I thought mixing favorites was fitting.
  Next I wanted to share a layout that I did for Frosted Designs 2 weeks ago!  This was for their sanding challenge.  We were supposed to use sand paper on our project to distress it.  Sanding is a great distressing technique, but I never seem to remember to use it.  It was great to be given the excuse to do it.  I sanded many of the printed papers and also the main photo's edges.  This is a layout about my niece's 6th birthday.
 Finally our project this week at Frosted Design is to make a project using the colors of the rainbow.  I felt that Basic Grey's Lime Rickey line was perfect for this challenge.  It has every color right there in the paper.  Plus it is just so bright and fun!

1 comment:

  1. Your layout designs look magazine quality! So pretty.

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