Sunday, June 26, 2011


I used the sketch at Design Dollies for this layout of my MIL. I'm not absolutely sure why the photo was taken, but I think it was for her school staff picture as she was a Home-Economics teacher.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011


Layout done for the Scrap Attack Scrapbooking blog challenge, "Use your Stash". We were to use the following:

5 Boarder Strips
4 Patterned papers
3 Mist Colors
2 Photos
1 Boarder Punch

The pictures are when Melissia and Jennifer stayed at my Sister's family in Miller, SD. They went to the Old Settlers Picnic. Melissia participated in the turtle race and the water balloon toss. The picture of her holding the turtle was in the local paper. June 1987

Wednesday, June 8, 2011


Pictures of Jennifer taking swimming lessons in 1981. Layout done for the color challenge at Design Dollies - using orange, yellow, aqua blue and white, perfect for those summer pictures.

Supplies used:
pp - DaisyD's, Paper Salon
alphas - Basic Grey
journaling spot - Shabby Chic
rub-ons - k-i memories
brads - Stampin Up!
sticker label - Pebbles
felt flower and sticker flower- Stampin Up!
trims - Chatterbox
chipboard flower and die-cut circle unknown


Picture of me, brothers Larry and Dave holding baby chicks - note heat lamp behind me. 1957

supplies used:
cardstock - Stampin Up!
pp and die-cuts - Cosmo Cricket
spiral clip - Stampin Up!
chipboard frame - Tattered Angels
rub-on - Basic Grey
wild things tag - Bella Blvd
rick rack - sewing stash

Thank you for stopping by.

Monday, June 6, 2011

celbrate 1

Melissia's first birthday cake.
supplies used
pp - My Mind's Eye and unknown scraps
die-cuts - My Mind's Eye
chipboard # - Stampin Up!
flowers - Prima
button - unknown
brad - Stampin Up!
metal charm - Pebbles
shaker bubble - Pebbles

Sunday, June 5, 2011

bunny card

I lifted a card made by Adina at Design Dollies.

bunny stamp, inks and cardstock - Stampin Up!
pp and die-cut flourish - My Mind's Eye
ribbon - unknown

good-bye butterflies, hello sun

We are redecorating Katie's bedroom. Painting over the stamped butterflies. Creating a mural of Pixie Hollow home for the fairies. Here is the morning sun (on the east wall of course) peeking in to wake her up in the morning.

Friday, June 3, 2011

not Scary

Sorry the picture isn't the best, the sun is so bright today. These are pictures of our girls in October 1985.

This week's challenge on the Scrap Attack blog is to used the colors orange, brown and yellow.

I used sketch #283 at Splitcoaststampers, Thank you for the inspiration Sally.

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Thursday, June 2, 2011


This layout is done for the Trifecta at Design Dollies. We were to use their sketch, technique - folding and colors were brown, pink, blue and white.

These pictures are of Melissia trying to be gentle with Whiskers 3 week old babies. Bandit, Honeycomb and Cornflakes. July 1979