Monday, April 5, 2010

These boots were made for walking... ~ Practical Scrappers Sketch Challenge

Hello everyone!!  I hope you had a wonderful Easter and now it's back to the old grindstone for most of us!!!  I created this layout from this weeks sketch over at Practical Scrappers..  It's another awesome sketch from Ann-Katrin!!  Here is her sketch!! 
Everytime I look at these cute photos of my GD Savannah and her Aunt, my DD Amanda, that were taken Christmas, 2007, I can't help but think of the Nancy Sinatra song "These Boots Were Made For Walking"!!!! lol  So, that's what I decided to call this layout!!!    Savannah already has most of us wrapped around her little finger, it's just going to be a matter of time before she "walks all over" us, too!!!   lol  She really is a sweetheart!!!   
One more thing I have to get off of my chest ~ First of all, this song was just a little before my time!!  And second,  I was having a little trouble putting a title to this layoutt...  I went to the web to get the song  lyrics and then I printed it off, (memory not as good as it used to be) so I would get it right on the layout!!  Has anyone ever noticed or even wondered why the title is "These Boots Were Made For Walking", but the lyrics say "these boots are made for walking" , and I don't see anywhere in the song where they use were made for walking..  So what's up with that???  It's just tooo confusing for my little brain!!!  So I decided the title would be the same as the song, but the words are like what's in the song...   Okay, enough already about the song  ~ I hope you like the layout as much as I liked creating it!! 
This layout also qualifies for a few of the challenges floating around out there in blog land, which are:
Creative Card Crew Challenge ~ Vintaged / Aged  ~ I did a lot of distressing on this one!!
Meljen's Designs ~ Anything Goes
Pollycraft Monday ~ Anything Goes
Here is my list of scrappy things I used, and I used a lot of Basic Grey PP on this one:
Basic Grey ~ Eva ~ Monarchy
Basic Grey ~ Eva ~ Decadent
Basic Grey ~ Eva ~ Noble
Basic Grey ~ Eve ~ Dauphin
Daisy D's ~ Nursery Pink Polka Dot
SU Kiwi Kiss CS
Basic Grey ~ LilyKate Letters
Prima Flutter Vine
Silk Flowers
Prima Say It In Pearls ~ Pink

Thanks so much for taking the time to drop by!!  If you like it, please let me know, or, if you don't like it let me know!!!  Be sure and check other layouts  the girls did using this sketch over at Practical Scrappers!!  If you use the sketch, please upload it so we all can see your beautiful work!!!
Have a wonderful week!!!
Hugs  :o)
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Debbie said...

Cute layout Fern and great title!

Sandi Clarkson said...

Fern, great layout ... the song ... hmmm, actually that was my time. But I never noticed the lyric.title confusion ... Or I've forgotten. Love the circle pix ... and love that you got all those lyrics on there!

Lauretta See said...

gorgeous project.. love those boots!! :)

thank you for joining MELJEN'S DESIGN first challenge. Good luck!

Hugs x

Cheryl said...

Great page! Thank you for joining us for Meljen's Designs first challenge. I hope you will join us again. Good luck!

The Silent Scrapper said...

What an adorable layout. Thank you for sharing.

Northern Girl Stamper said...

Great layout. Thank you for joinging Meljen's first challenge. Goof Luck

Audrey Frelx said...

Oh, Fern, really!!! This is just another of your masterpieces!!! Hey, I like that song! LOL!

Anonymous said...

Great LO! Love the colors.

Denise Clark said...

Great photos! I love this layout too! All the elements come together beautifully! I love your journaling. To me that makes a page!

Bobbi said...

This is such a cute layout and love the title!

Joey said...

Hi Fern

this is beautiful, gorgeous page! thanks forjoining us at pollycraft


Unknown said...

This is just divine! I will be singing this song the rest of the day! I love the yummy colors you chose and the way you really worked that sketch! Darling photos too!
Kim xXx

Lisa said...

Gorgeous layout and those pics are priceless! Thanks for joining us at the Pollycraft Monday Challenge!

Tracy said...

Like it Fern...Love it!!!
Humming the tune right now even as i type,lol!!
Always a joy to see your beautiful layouts.

flowerdisco said...

Oh Fern...i had to laugh with the Savannah's pic. The title...just perfect.

Kimberly S said...

What a gorgeous layout and such sweet photos! Thanks so much for joining us this week for the 1st Meljen's Designs challenge! :)

Joan Ervin said...

What a fun and fabulous layout, Fern....your pictures are sooo cute!!! Love all the added pearls and flowers, too!!! Hope you had a great Easter....we were so busy last weekend with parties, Easter egg hunts, company...yikes!!! To top it all off, my DD Holly and her hubby were sick all ya think she did that on purpose...LOL!!! I miss ya already, gf!!!

Maria Matter said...

another oh WOWZA, Fern! lol just gorgeous my friend!!!

funny about the song, who knew! lol
Hugs & Blessings, Maria

Chrissy D said...

Fern this is a BEAUTIFUL page! I am so bummed about your changes but understand!!! (((HUGS)))

Darien said...

Hi Fern! hank you so much for the visit!!! your Work is spectacular!!! And very Inspiriting!!!!
Hope you been having a great week!!!

Sprytebyrd said...

Love this! What a wonderful layout and I'll have to remember that sketch! How fun!
Thanks so much for joining us at Meljen's Designs!!
Dee (Spryte)

Unknown said...

Well, Fern, I was going to go into the whole "WERE" can be past tense and "ARE" is current tense. Then I confused myself and now I am exhausted. LOL! I love the LO but as I read I totally got caught up in the song lyrics and title. I miss the days when my little girls wanted to wear my shoes, now my oldest takes my clothes. UGH!!! Anyhow, as always impressing! I look at your LO's for ideas all the time then I think I am going to be really upset if it doesn't look like hers. It is an ongoing battle. Sad, but true. LOL, TFS!

Nicole said...

What a great page, Fern!! So glad you joined our first challenge at MELJEN'S DESIGNS!! The next challenge will be posted today, hope to see you again! Nicole

Anonymous said...

This is so very pretty!! love the colors!! cute design and beautiful photos!!

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