Friday, August 26, 2011

Christmas 1981 ~ Stuck On U Die Cut Challenge #2 (Theme is Sky)

Hi everyone!!  It's time for our next Die Cut Challenge reveal over at Stuck On U Sketches!!  This time our theme is "sky".  You are to make any project using a die cut of something(s) you can see in the sky..  I really had fun with this one..  Since it's been so darn hot and dry here in Texas I decided to scrap a photo of my son Levi when he was 2 year old, at Christmas, 1981.  This is the year he got his "horse" for Christmas.  Let me tell you...  both of my kids looooved that little horse...  They could get him bouncing so hard that he would actually move on the carpet.... Kinda sad when they outgrew him...
Here are a few close ups... 

Here's my little cutie... It doesn't seem like in 2 1/2 months he will be 32 years old... 
You can alse see the MS punched borders, Glittered DA Snowflakes with jewels, and some sewing... 

Some Christmas Stickers, Music Sheet and some Magic Mesh..

Here's my die cut of santa in sleigh and some of the reindeer from the Christmas Noel Cricut Cartridge..

Here's the rest of the die cut and I also cut "Christmas" out of the same cartridge..  The year are glitter letter stickers.

This layout also qualifies for the following challenges..
Crop Stop ~ Anything Goes
Dutch Dare Challenge ~ Anything But A Card
DYSU Challenge ~ Boy or Man

Here is my list of scrappy things I used....
Stampin' Up Basic Black Cardstock
My Mind's Eye ~ Lost & Found Collection - Union Square "Favorite Birds of a Feather"
Stampin' Up Barely Banana Cardstock
Basic Grey Patterned Paper
Martha Stewart Double Arches Border and Corner Punch
Cricut Christmas Noel Cartridge
Dusty Attic Snowflake Border
Stampin' Up Dazzling Diamonds Glitter
Blue Jewels
Vellum Snowflake Stickers
Christmas Stickers
Sewing Machine stitching

Be sure and and check out the inspiration over at SOUS Die Cut Challenge!!  We would love for you to play along!  While you're there be sure and check out the current sketch challenge that's also going on!!!
Thanks so much for dropping by!!
Have a wonderful day!!
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Angi Barrs said...

Super gorgeous. Love that music paper.

And thank you for my goodies. The Prima flowers are gorgeous. I used one of the flowers and mentioned you on my blog too. (on Monday's post - 8/22). Hugs to ya!!!!

K-E Kreations said...

I LOVE the sleigh & reindeer die cut!

How brother had one of those horses when he was little & BOTH of us would ride it at the same time. We often "rode" it all the way across the room LOL! It's still at "Grandma's" & the grandkids love to ride it now.

Sweetncrafty Gal said...

Hey! Thank you for taking the time to enter our challenge at charisma
this week, your creation is beautiful its so nice to see something different other than a card!! good luck hugs & happy crafting
Carlyann xx

Vicki said...

Fabulous! What a happy and fun layout! Thanks for joining our CropStop "Anything Goes" Challenge!

Crystal said...

Oh my word Fern this is just SOOO beautiful, your attention to details is FABULOUS!!!! gorgeous and what darling photos...Hope things are going good, miss you girly!

Kathleen B. Hernandez said...

Love the sleigh, the snowflakes & the musical notes! Just beautiful!

Thanks for joining us at CropStop!

Blog: “Let’s Get Scrappy!”

Gram's Treasures said...

What a beautiful layout! I need to get back to my pictures again sometime soon. Thanks for joining us for our glitter challenge this week at Charisma.
Joyce xx

Veronica said...

Oh I love Christmas...this is awesome
thank you for joining us at CropStop Blog Challenge

Sandi Clarkson said...

Hi, Fern! I think this one is an absolute fave! That is actually one of my favorite Cricut cuts! And with the read b/g paper and super cute photo, it is just perfect! Thanks for helping me think cool thoughts LOL!

Miranda said...

Gorgeous scraplayout Fern, very very pretty
love the reindeer and sleigh and all the little details, gorgeous
thanks for joining the DYSU challenge this week

Tammy E. said...

I just love that Santa and sleigh. It is one of my favorite cuts. Pretty, pretty, pretty

Stine Ursin said...

This is so gorgeous!! Love the sleigh and also the little christmas tree. So pretty :)

Stine Ursin said...

And I forgot to say that you must come visit my blog, because I have something for you :)

NGCARDS said...

A great card hun! Thanks for joining in with our Text Me Challenge over at Creative Inspirations! xxx

Vicky Alberto said...

cute lo, gotta love that DA piece!

Katie said...

great use of layering and embellishments! Thank you for joining us at Crop Stop Challenge Blog this week.

Unknown said...

This is lovely. Thanks so much for joining us at Charisma this challenge.

Lisa x

Clare Brown said...

wow what an amazing scrapbook page, great to see anything but a card.Goodluck at charisma this week and you can also enter sarah hurley challenges.

hugs Clare x

Scossie Jane said...

Love this layout Fern, the die cut is perfect - love it. Cool photo and memory. Loving the big yellow moon - your page rocks, as always... Hugs x

Audrey Frelx said...

Oh, Fern!!! It's all so gorgeous!!! The paper, the Santa and his reindeer, the snowflake -- just everything!!!

I know you probably thought I'd forgotten you, but that's not going to ever happen. I do sneak in every now and then to take a "peek"... LOL! Sorry I don't leave a comment on those occassions but I'm usually just running through the neighborhood.

Anyway, wanted to say "hi" and let you know you are in my thoughts!

Hope and wish happy days for you, my friend!

JustYolie said...

OMGoodness what a fabulous Xmas layout!! I love the frame and the cluster of glitter snowflakes!! Fabulous!! said...

What beautiful creations! love the vintage look and love Christmas!
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Your newest follower ~Gaby

annette said...

love that Father Christmas & his sleigh .... great LO and wonderful memories ... I just don't know how our children manage to get older than us do you ??? LOL.. Hugz X:)

Karita said...

WOnderful LO! :) I love the christmas theme with beautiful details! :)

Thank you for joining at Creative Inspirations :)

Faith Abigail Designs said...

This is so beautiful and a great interpretation of the challenge! I love that Santa cut and can't wait to use it on my upcoming holiday projects.

Dorte said...

Beautiful LO, a great way to remember! Thank you for sharing with us at DDCC this time.
hugs Dorte

Naomi said...

Fabulous LO! I love that vintage feel and every detail is just perfect! I also love that photo...reminds me of my childhood and what a sweetie! Thanks for playing along with us at DYSU this week!

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