This is the second 1/2 of the Omak Fair layout I started yesterday. Although the photos are bad, it is a reminder of a fun day we spent together as a family. On a product note, I’m having so much fun with Heartfelt Whimsy!
This is the second page to the LO I started yesterday. I really like this sketch. I was able to finish it while my club members were putting together their Tickled Pink kits. It was a fun night! I only wish I wasn’t so exhausted. My cats kept waking me up all night and morning; now it is slightly after 10pm and I can’t function. I’m posting this and going to bed!
After working on the 2nd 1/2 of my LO, I decided that I didn’t like how the title turned out, so I went back and made some changes to the first page. I’m much happier with it now. It says, “I am…45 pound lighter!” This page is a celebration of my accomplishment in losing weight and gaining a healtier lifestyle. The journaling is in white gel pen, so it may be difficult to read. The journaling strips say, “I am…fit!” “I am…healthy!” “I am…so happy!”
Now I’m off to spend the rest of my day doing chores, exercising, and grading essays…fun times!
Here is my 4th LOAD challenge. The goal was to incorporate squares in the LO…thank goodness for CTMH preprinted pages! I only had 1/2 to get this done and I finished with time to spare, which was really good because my card reader flaked out on me and I had to restart my computer.
I gave a card workshop to a great group of ladies tonight. It was a prize in a charity auction to support the drama club!
Exercise Update–due to the workshop, I didn’t have time to work out tonight, but Kristina and I did take a long walk around the school this morning during planning.
Wow! I was cutting it close tonight. I spent the whole evening getting ready for a card workshop I’m giving tomorrow. It wasn’t until 10:20pm that I realized I hadn’t done a LO yet. Thank goodness for CTMH level 1 kits! I used the Unforgettable kit with a little stamping using Comments (I LOVE this new stamp set!). I didn’t plan out my journaling, so I ended up going on a bit of an anti-smoking rant…LOL! Now I’m going to bed!
I had a great National Scrapbooking Day! Five great women came over and did some make-n-takes and browsed through the new Idea Book. It was a lot of fun, but I’m really tired. I cleaned up the make-n-take area before dinner, but I’m leaving the rest of it until tomorrow. 🙂 I did finish my LO for today…thank goodness most of it was complete and all I had to do was add the embellishments and journaling. These photos are really bad, so I’ll have to retake them before uploading them to my CTMH website. I just wanted to get them up here for the LOAD challenge.
Well, as bad as I feel right now–splitting headache–I am happy to have my first layout uploaded for the May LOAD challenge. This is the first page of CTMH’s new Moon Doggie Workshop on the Go. I absolutely love these papers and can’t wait to use the rest of the packet with my Disney Cruise photos. I’m also very thankful that we went to Mexico last year and not this year! I was home all day, so I spent much more time on this LO than I will on most of my other LOAD pages. The 2nd page is almost finished; I just need to add the final embellishments and journaling tomorrow.
I’m looking forward to the big National Scrapbooking Day extravaganza at my house tomorrow! I still have a lot to do to get ready…I better get to it!
I can’t believe it has been a week since I last posted! It has been a very full week, so I’ll try to be brief. Alas, I did not meet all of my creativity challenges. I was able to finish my second card for the CTMH unit swap today. It is a direct scraplift of the Just Right card from Jeanette Lynton’s blog. The sketch is from the new Wishes book; I can’t wait to get it! I used the following new products which will be available to order on May 1st: Sweet Baby (C1359), Comments (D1359), and Animal Cookies Creative Basics (X5807).
I didn’t complete all of my creativity challenges because I was so busy this week. I wasn’t able to work on the Tickled Pink kit, but I did get my photos printed. So, I inadvertently finished the two page kits! Those will be my first two LOs for the LOAD challenge in May. I must finish them for my big party on Saturday!
I celebrated my birthday on Friday! My friends and husband made it a very special day. Several of my friends came over to scrapbook on Saturday, so I feel like I had two birthdays this year! I am so blessed to have such amazing people in my life!
Woo hoo! I finished my swap card. It may not look like much, but it took a lot more time than I thought it would. I’ll put 34 of these in the morning mail.
So, this is a little sneak peek from the new CTMH Idea Book that is being launched on May 1st. This is the Animal Cookies Creative Basics paper. It is so cute. I used the new stamp set Sweet Baby everything but the “UR” which is from the Be True stamp set.
I’m not a card maker, so this was my second attempt at a card for the swap. My first attempt was a total reject! LOL! I’m showing it here simply so you can see the back of the patterned paper. The back of the small flower print is Clover Meadow. I really like the color combination in these papers.
Okay, I’m off to set my creativity challenge for the week.