Monday, April 6, 2009

Back in My Routine

Brandon is moved into his place. My parents did a nice family birthday dinner for him yesterday. It was nice not to have to cook... she always makes such a yummy roast beef & the best gravy (a nice splurge)

How many of you did the online crop on Friday night at 2peas?

I was able to get a couple challenges done while the guys were out. It's amazing how much I need my creative scrapbooking time. It's better than anything to keep my spirits lifted & de-stressing me almost immediately as I sit down to work on a page.

Here's one of the layouts I made. This was for Nichol Magourik's challenge to use more than 2 photos on a page... I have to say I read it wrong the first time & thought it said 2 or more so the original one only had the 2 bigger photos... I loaded in the gallery & realized the mistake right after that... I printed another small photo & added it on top of the wave. I really think the "mistake" made for a better layout. I know we have those kinds of happy accidents in our creative process.

I was trying to do a simple scrapbook style layout which are usually a big challenge for me since I'm such a Pile It On kind of gal. I had the urge to dig out the paints & even those the old neglected Heidi Swapp foam stamps. It's fun to "shake up" the creative juices every once in a while.

Thank you so much for following my blog & all the sweet comments you leave.

Don't forget to leave me a comment today for entry into the month of RAK contests. There's a drawing coming up this week (hint hint) for one of the prizes.

Check the Everything Scrapp'n Blog too - have you loaded your challenge layouts yet? A new one challenge will be up any day. You have until the end of the month to complete each challenge & post for more chances to win the Huge My Mind's Eye prize.

Don't forget to check out all that's going on over at GCD blog today. They reveal the new DT & all the other "jobs" along with lots of prizes. It should be a blast.

Have a great day


Mary W said...

Love to read your blog Suz! Glad you were able to do some creating this weekend. I'm in need of some creative time. Just moved all my stuff into a new room and trying to get organized. UUGH!!!

Have a GREAT day!
Mary W (stamp99sc from Paperclipping)
Charleston, SC

Nat said...

Such a sweet layout! Wishing you a gorgeous monday!

AJ said...

cute layout!! tfs! :)

Molly said...

I totally forgot about the crop!!! ACK!!! I am so glad you got some things done! :D

BrandiLynn-uh-ohmommys*addicted said...

No cropping for me :( Hopefully soon. loving the LO what a cute subject glad you got some done.

Have a great monday

Lesley said...

hello little lady. im lovin workin alngside you to coordinate the paperclipping challenges, been readin your blog.....its made its way onto my bookmark page. chat soon. lesley x

Kimmy said...

oh that's an adorable doggie!

jeanie nieva said...

i would've wanted to join the online crop but i was too tired, i fell asleep. :(