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Weekend Contest from Scrapaneers

Howdy!  It’s been fun getting back into the swing of scrapping online.  Bought some cool kits and this morning I woke up to a contest from Scrapaneers!  With two kids and Florida’s tax free weekend for school supplies… I may not have enough time to do this.  I’m certainly going to give it a shot. … Continue reading »

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Last challenge for Master Scrapper

I made it thru all of the 2014 Master Scrapper challenges at GottaPixel.  The last one I decided to go with a fall theme and show my favorite fall food.  Fudge.  My mom taught me how to make it from scratch.  My best thermometer is one I bought at an ‘antique’ store… and you need … Continue reading »

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Another scouting weekend

This weekend was busy busy busy becoming a scouting weekend.  My oldest son was taking a merit badge at SAW (Scouting Advancement Weekend) on Saturday.  I am the Advancement Chair – in – training.  I forgot to give the ‘blue cards’ to the scout master during the week… so I had to drive 30 minutes … Continue reading »

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Money Pit if I’m not careful

Digital scrapbooking can be a money pit.  You keep dropping more and more money out on the websites to buy more and more digital scrapbooking stuff.  I have to be careful or I will overspend.  I love so many things out there.  And when someone I really like has a store sale… I’m toast.  Which … Continue reading »

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Scrapping is not fast for me…

That’s right.  We just had Halloween and the pictures sit nicely on my hard drive.  Part of me says I should do it right away… as I have some scout pictures over 2 years old that need to be done because I did not do them right away!  Instead of doing the scrapping right away, … Continue reading »

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Father’s Day

Wow, it’s been almost two months.  I have been so busy with kids and end of school year I totally got sidetracked.  I did enter a competition for Cassel Creations.  She had a great script to make a card and envelope.  She asked that you make a father’s day card out of it.  So I … Continue reading »

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Something Scary that wasn’t suppose to be

I couldn’t resist giving Cassel’s Poster Art a try. I found a picture of my boys in scout uniform and thought “I can do this. Doesn’t look that hard.” Baw hahahahaha. I should have known better. Cassel makes everything look easy. Most of the time it works out just fine. But the truth is… I’m … Continue reading »

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What the Flick

Is a challenge at Gotta Pixel. You are given a movie poster and challenged to make a layout using it as your inspiration. A recent poster gave me the idea to do a page explaining the Japanese 7-5-3 Festival celebrated for children in Japan. This was important to me as one of my granddaughters is … Continue reading »

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Do it over in March

It’s that time again. Time to pick another old layout and see what I can do to improve it. This time I chose an Easter layout I did of my nephews (Bug’s boys) way back in 2007. While it has the pastel colors associated with Easter it just doesn’t flow properly. The layout was about … Continue reading »

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Do it over in February

Gotta Pixel has a Do Over challenge every month. I think I will start posting my before and after here after each make over so you can see how your styles will change over the course of the years. My original is okay. Not outstanding. I managed to put in some journaling which is a … Continue reading »

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