Sunday, September 29, 2013


It has been a very long while since I have made a LO using mostly die cuts. I ALMOST forgotten how much fun that can be. This LO actually came together quickly - after I got all the pieces cut out and put together how I wanted.

I didn't feel the need to journal on this LO as I felt the pictures speak for themselves.

All the die cuts came from Treasure Box Designs. But I did quite a bit of mixing and matching of several files to get the look I wanted.

I followed this sketch #309 from scrapbook challenges.


BoBunny's Apple Cider Collection
-pattern paper
Treasure Box Design SVG files

Monday, September 23, 2013

SEIZE THE DAY (Please use handles provided)

Hello peeps! I know, I've been very busy and really haven't been much around. One of the things I've been so busy with is my new photography website and blog. Please check it out at

My latest LO is of my son learning to ride his bike without training wheels. If you are a parent, you know what a big deal this is!! Also, as a parent, you can probably relate to what I'm about to reveal.

You see, these pictures have so many meanings. They helped my son realize that Daddy was no longer holding on, that he was riding without help. These pictures not only capture a huge milestone, but also show how big my child has gotten. (Right after he learned to ride, we got him a bigger bike.) But the most profound meaning to these pictures is that they convey the first steps to true independence.  This moment happened in the Spring of 2013. Ever since this day, my son truly began playing and making friends independently of us, his parents.  After a few turns in the neighborhood with one of us, he immediately began exploring riding alone. Crossing the neighborhood street came quickly after. And very closely after that came new friends. So honestly, this LO is a mother's joy and heartbreak as I watch my son grow up oh too quickly.

EP: Scoot PP and stickers
October Afternoon die cuts
Rub-ons from somewhere
BG Brads
Paper Piercer
Wooden bicycle
October Afternoon buttons

Saturday, September 7, 2013

100% Boy

Hey there! Today I would like to share with you my latest LO.  I have been too long away from my beloved hobby and am having a hard time navigating around my scrap room.

To be honest, I didn't really know what title to give this photo. So much is actually going on behind the scenes. The hat my son is wearing was new and he pulled it off so well! I am trying constantly to improve my photography skills and was wanting to get a fabulous shot of my son with his hat. At first, he was being a total goofball and uncooperative.  So I dug down into all the information I've been piling into my head and asked him to talk about his friends at school, which is what he is doing in this photo.

So this LO is actually about many things: my goofy kid with his scrapped knees, his new and awesome hat, and me.

Thanks for stopping by today!

EP Paper - All About a Boy

Stenciling, wooden embellishments, stickers and buttons

From CC - Boys will be Boys. I distressed the blue paper.

Taking a photo of a photo is too hard. Here is
the original photo.