Friday, January 16, 2009

Muddy Fun and a Pretty Freebie Too

Miss me? I have been busy scrapping, dealing with computer woes again (same problem as before - my laptop is at the manufacturer for repair AGAIN!), and taking care of a little one with strep throat. Poor guy - he is so miserable and lethargic it almost makes me miss his mischievous ways. But never fear, his sister has been mischievous enough for the both of them the last two weeks.

Want to see what have I been scrapping?

First I worked with the new collab at Pretty Scrappy called Rough and Tumble. I made a couple of quickpages which are included in the 21-Page Quickpage Album that is free with a $15 purchase at Pretty Scrappy for the next couple of weeks. One of them I haven't finished the journaling on yet so it isn't shown here.

This one is a two page spread from our family reunion last year. I am so glad these kids weren't getting in my car to go home! The second page of this is part of the quickpage album at PS.

Then after all those boys pages I had done, I thought it was time to pretty it up a little. Julie. Itis.'s sweet new kit, Lovebug Serenade was just the change I was looking for.

There was a challenge at Pretty Scrappy that had a template by Teri Mayo to make a Starbucks coffee cup tumbler which looked interesting. I am more of hot chocolate kind of girl and have only been to Starbucks once in my life because of that, so I decided to make it a layout instead.

Then it was time for something a little bolder (and in my favorite color combo too). I got the new kit, Music of the Soul by Darhena from My Scrap Shop.

Apparently though, I still wasn't ready to give up on pretty yet so I made this layout for one of the new challenges at My Scrap Shop. The prize this month made by Pillowgirl is awesome and I had one more part to get the whole kit so I figured why not do the poetry challenge. The poem I used for this is by Thena Smith, whom I got a chance to chat with through the Technique Challenge at Hummie's a couple of months ago. Thena is such a sweet lady and has some very inspirational poetry both on her blog and in the several books she has published. She is sure to inspire you to make some layouts that will be cherished for years to come.

I did Round 1 of the ADSR challenge which was at Hummie's even though I am not in the race. I used Fruit Stripe Summer by Julie. It is. and the torn paper templates by Hummie (which I modified) for this.

The prize for the challenge which she also opened up to non-racers were four templates. Some of them you already saw last post because she gave them out at the New Year's Eve chat. This one was Template 48. I used Darhena's Music of the Soul for it as well.
I was also inspired by a remake I saw for Challenge 3 on the ADSR (Hi Dani!) :) and so I redid the cover for my daughter's baby book - again.

I made this one into a quickpage for you. You can get it here.

New link to site other than 4shared is here:

Hope you have a great weekend.


Anonymous said...

Ohh, thank you for sharing! Your work is lovely! I'm having a nice little visit in your blog.

Anonymous said...

Thank you so much for this Freebie. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in Creative Busy Hands Scrapbook Freebies Search List, under the Quick Page(s) post on Jan. 16, 2009. Please, notice that I've changed my url(and blinkie). Thanks again and Happy New Year.

Miss Chris said...

Wow, you have been busy and have scrapped some incredible LO's. Hope your DS is feeling better!

Anonymous said...

Thank you! Your blog post will be advertised on the DigiFree Digital Scrapbooking Freebie search engine today (look for timestamp: 16 Jan [LA 08:46pm, NY 11:46pm] - 17 Jan [UK 04:46am, OZ 03:46pm] ).

Anonymous said...

This QP is absolutely awesome! Love love love it! Thank you so much for sharing! :) -k