Saturday, 23 January 2010

This is the life….

Well…today has been bliss!! I had a lie in this morning before a leisurely breakfast (& completely ‘on plan’ I must add!!).  Lee was out working this morning so it was just the boys & I…then, when he got back he took them both into town leaving me to enjoy a very peaceful afternoon at my scrap desk!! I took the opportunity to complete some LO’s, started at past crops, that had been waiting for finishing touches, journaling etc …

This one was put together using ‘leftovers’ from a Crafty Stash crop kit with additions from my stash! The journaling reads “Nathan October 2009. With hair halfway down his back…this skater boy was just too pretty!! After two years of growing these gorgeous strawberry blonde tresses & often being mistaken for a girl, Nathan himself decided it was time for a haircut!”  I’ve also submitted this one for a Dixie Pieces January challenge…to use both colour & B&W photo’s in a LO.

This was my take on a Crafty Stash crop class kit by Stephanie Garbett. Not papers that I would have chosen but that’s the beauty of a class kit…it’s great for taking me out of my comfort zone &I am pleased to have used this photo of myself with a nine month old Alex…it was less than perfect but I loved the pose & although you can’t see his whole face it is easy to see that Alex is laughing!

Finally, this was my take on the other Stephanie Garbett class kit LO…a LOT of fussy cutting in this one!!! There was some debate as to whether the wishing well should be kept in…in the end I did…Karen chose to leave it out!!! This photo was of myself as Matron of Honour with my good friend Clare as a stunning bride. Her other two bridesmaids were friends, Mum & Daughter, Dawn & Charlotte. It was such a lovely day & having never even been a bridesmaid before, it was a real honour for me!!

So, now I’ve cleared my backlog of ‘unfinished’ LO’s (I do so hate having them!) I can settle down to work on my own design for the current challenge for TAAFOMFT! I wonder if I can get away with scrapping all day tomorrow too?!


karen said...

Love the wishing well!!!!!!!

Anna said...

Beautiful, gorgeous layouts!! And I like the wishing well :)

Jocelyn said...

Oh My Goodness Sandi....these are all so wonderful....I love the wishing well....I remember the Hair Cut!!!

You did a Fabulous Job on all of these....I am attending a 12 hour crop next weekend and I hope I can get some things done!!!

You have now inspired me sweet friend!!! Have a Super week!!! :-)