Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Grandma's Blessings ~ Sketch Along Tuesday @ Frosted Designs

Hi everyone!  It's Tuesday and that means time for another Sketch Along Tuesday over at Frosted Designs.  This weeks sketch was created by Debbie and it's a good one...  Sooooo many possibilities with this one.. Just see for yourself.

And as you can see I turned my photo the opposite way and then just had a little fun with it..  The photo is of me with all of my little grand kids taken a couple of weeks ago at Colten's B-day party... Of course we couldn't get him to stay still long enough to get a picture, so DH did the best he could and I think he did a fantastic job...  The day before was in the 80's and then it rained Friday night a little cold front came through with the wind blowing out of the north..  We were so afraid they would have to cancel the party, but it turned out beautiful after all...  Here I am holding little 5 month old Zach, Savannah (5 yrs) is petting the sweet baby goat, and Colten (2 yrs) is just having a blast chasing and trying to catch any and all of the animals....  I bet the little animals were ready to go home that day...
Really this layout is about CAS as I get...  and I since it is a layout of all my little ones I wanted to add something fun/whimsical to it... Hence the font and handmade flower...
So here are a few close-ups
Here is a close-up of the flower I made out of scrap material and a little piece of lace..  added a My Mind's Eye Brad in the middle...  You can also see a little of the distressed edge..
Here is the MS Daisy Fan punched decorative strip with My Mind's Eye Brads and lace..
And finally here you can see my different flourishes...  I used the Tim Holtz Elegant Flourishes and Prima Say It In Pearls...  You can also see my title which are letters from Creative Imaginations - David Walker..

This layout also qualifies for a few other challenges such as:
Craft Your Days Away ~ Add Texture
Cute Card Thursday ~ Blast From The Past ~ I chose Challenge 133 - Oct. 7, 2010 ~ Make Your Own... (My handmade flower)
Fab n' Funky ~ Going with the Flow
For Fun Challenge ~ Anything Goes
Delightful Challenges ~ Flower Power
Paper Cutz Challenge ~ Anything Goes

Here is the scrappy list of things I used:
My Mind's Eye ~ Lost & Found Collection
The Paper Studio ~ Black & Cream Diamonds
Prima Say It In Pearls
Creative Imaginations -David Walker  ~ Letters
American Crafts - MiniMarks - Rub-ons
My Mind's Eye ~ Lost & Found Brads
MS Daisy Fan Border Punch
Tim Holtz-Sizzix- Elegant Flourishes Die
Piece of 1 1/2" scrap material
Thanks so much for dropping by and please go and check out the wonderful layouts  the other DT Members created!!!  We would love to have to play along, remember you have 2 weeks to play and to get it uploaded... 
And I almost forgot to show you what you are playing for this month!
Take a look at this ~ A fabulous prize donated by Artful Delight!!
YUMMY!!  Wouldn't you love to win this?!!  All you have to do is play along with us, and remember the more challenges you play, the more chances you have of winning...  and just to let you know, we have 3 challenges for December, so come on, what are you waiting for!!!

Also just a quick reminder that this coming Friday (Dec. 3rd) is our Holiday Blog Hop over at Frosted Designs and you won't want to miss it!!!  There's going to be some wonderful prizes along the way... (I just saw what the grand prize was....WOW) and many of the Design Team Members are going to give a little something away, too!!  I know because I will have a special prize here on my blog!!  So I hope to see you again very soon... 
Hope everyone has a wonderful week!!!
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Rhonda Emery said...

love this layout so beautiful.

shari said...

Just Beautiful!! Shari (cricutrookie)

Beatriz Farquhar-Guzman said...

Love it! Love those swirls, lace, colors. Beautiful!

Lorraine said...

oh wow this is so beautiful i love the rich colours and the swirls and punch details stunning page xx

Random Acts of Krafting said...

Love this one. Have to say the best thing about this is Grandma's smile.

Unknown said...

Yet again, there is so much to love on your page! I love the soft details of the lace paired with the dark distressed feel in the paper. Your title work is absolutely awesome!

Turnedgypsy said...

oh how beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!I have 3 grandchildren who live with me. I need to work on more scrapbooks. Thanks


Barb Craft said...

Look at what a sweet little grandma you are!! I love that you take the time to get down and play with your grandkids! They are going to have the best memories of you!! Great LO! I love how you used the sketch and all of those flourishes look amazing!!
barb :)

Beth aka BR-T said...

Wow what a blessing indeed, I am not only talking about those cuties but you gift with crafting!

Sandi Clarkson said...

Aw, what a great pic! Love seeing you with those grandbabes .. nothing like it! Love how you interpreted the sketch and added those flourishes... yum. And I see you got your fan punch .. woohoo! I'm actually wearing a sweater today .. we'll ssee if the hot flashes cause me to rip it off later today LOL!

Rachel said...

Gorgeous Layout!! such precious grandbabies!!thanks for joining us this week at Delightful Challenges.

Annie said...

a fabulous layout! thanks for joining our challenge on Cute Card Thursday!
hugs, annie x

Amanda said...

This is a great layout - I love the lace and the flower. Thank you so much for joining in with our Textures challenge at Craft Your Days Away

Crafty Creations by AJ

Clare Lloyd said...

Such a lovely LO. Thanks for joining us @ CYDA. Good Luck. (GD)x

Dawn Edwards said...

Beautiful layout! I love the scrap fabric flower!

Jacilynn said...

wow this page is gorgeous! love the flower and love the sweet pic

Bobbi said...

What a pretty layout.

Claire said...

Gorgeous layout! I love the lace and the flower is so beautiful :-)
Thanks for joining us at Fairy Knoll and good luck
Claire xx

Shelley said...

This is gorgeous, I love the layout and it is perfect for the challenge. Thanks for joining in this weeks Fairy Knoll Challenge and hope you will play again soon.
Hugs Shelley xx

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