Tuesday, October 7, 2008

S2L 9/26/2008 - 10/3/2008 Make birthday layout using warm shades of brown


This is my dgd's favorite place to celebrate her birthday. Her gift was a wonderful hat so she and her Mother can look alike.

Bristol Renaissance is a great Faire to visit.

Saturday, September 27, 2008

S2L 9/20/08 - 9/28/08 How many pictures can you use


This week's challenge was to see how many pictures you can fit on your layout. My layout is about the Canal Walk in Richmond, VA where I walked the entire length. I would like to go back again.

Sunday, September 21, 2008

S2L 9/6/08 - 9/13/08 Gold and pink layout


Use gold on your layout for fall and use some pink as it prettier with pink
Ashley wanted to go to zoo so we did.

S2L 9/14/08 - 9/20/08 Number challenge


The "numbers" challenge with 5 pictures, 4 colors, 3 blads, 2 stickers and 1 journaling block had a 2nd part that included rainly day pictures. What could be more raindy day than 13 inches of rain on 9/18/1996. It didn't get that close, but was quite a site

S2L 9/14/08 - 9/20/08 Number challenge


A "numbers" challenge, 5 pictures, 4 colors, 3 brads, 2 stickers, and 1 journaling block
Using my favorite Cubs and the fact that they clinced the National League Central on 9/20/2008.

Sunday, September 7, 2008

S2L 7/28/08 - 8/4/08 Use a picture 1 year old with alpha stickers

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A picture frm 6/15/2003 stating my love 0f light houses.

Scrap to lose 9/2/08 - 9/12/08 Stamp and restamp to highlight


At my Mother's wedding I restamped the Just Married.

Scrap to lose 8/19/08 - 8/23/08 Stamp a fall theme in brown


The autumn is stamped in brown on a scrap lay out.

Stamp to Lose 8/6/08 - 8/15/08 Use two step stamping

This car does not show up really well. The sunflower was stamped in yellow then restamped in orange gold at the center. The leaves were stamped and then the vein stamped in them.

Will get more ink and restamp the flower.

Stamp to Lose 7/18/08 - 7/25/08 Use stamp in new way


The object was to use a stamp in a different way. I had never stamped on a scrap lay out and then colored it in.
This is in Reno Valley.

Saturday, September 6, 2008

S2L 8/29/08 - 9/5/08 Use leaves on your lay out


This is a picture of my Sisters and I overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains. The autumn was stamped with leaf embellishments.

S2L 8/24/08 - 8/31/08 Scrap a friend


Giving a small speech at a 60th Anniversary Party for friends of mine.

S2L 8/17/08 - 8/24/08 Use apples on your lay out

My sister was a teacher and was at this time a Superintendant of School. She loved apples and had her craft kitchen set up with all of her apple collection.

S2L 8/11/08 - 8/18/08 Use a number and embellishment

This uses an embellishment that I have had for some time as well as a number that I had had for a some time as well. This is Dom and I celebrating her 14th birthday at her favorite restaurant, Ron of Japan in Chicago.

S2L 8/3/08 - 8/10/08 Scrap a Child


This is my second son Jeff. He loved to dress up and I love making costoms. This is his 4th Christmas.

S2L 7/20/08 - 727/08 Scrap a favorite activity using 5 pictures


I love to go and visit light houses. This visit was to the 5 Minnesota light houses with my Son Jeff, and his friend Donna.

S2L 7/12/08 - 7/19/08 SCRAP WITH PINK AND ORANGE


This is a challenge using pink and orange and smile. This is on a balloon ride in the Reno Valley.

Monday, July 7, 2008

Stamp to Lose 7/4/08 - 7/11/08 Rock n Roll Stamp Technique


This technique is using both dark and light ink on the same stamp. This was as close as I could come to that technique. I stamped on vellum and then attached to my card.

Stamp to Lose 6/16/08 - 6/22/08 Kissing Stamp Technique


This card was stamped using the kissing technique. You use a flat stamp and stamp that has pattern and kiss the stamps. This shows red, blue and silver stars.

Sunday, July 6, 2008

S2L7/4/08 - 7/11/08 Sparkly Red, White, Blue Layout


A 4th of July celebration with use of sparkly stuff. The fireworks are taken on a boat on the Potomac River in Washington, DC in 2003.

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Stamp to Lose 6/3/08 - 6/13/08 Birthday Card with Embossed Image


Since this is ony my 40th card that I have made in my life, I though it was pretty ok.

S2L 6/26/08 - 7/3/08 Scrap Your Travel in Pastels


This layout if from Mesa Verde celebrating their 100 year aniversary.

Saturday, June 21, 2008

S2L 4/24/08 - 5/1/08 3 "Orphan" Pictures and Scrap Them


These are Hampshire hogs that my Father is tending at the farm in Kansas.

S2L 6/6/08 - 6/13/08 Create an "Imperfect" Layout


This is my "best" "Imperfect" layout. I have torn the pictures, chalked the tears. It has torn paper on the bottom. I still love this layout.

S2L 5/30/08 - 6/6/08 Picnic Theme


This is my favorite kind of picnic. It is at our 1992 Family Reunion. It has pictures of both my Mother and my Grandmother who are no longer with us.

S2L 5/08/08 - 5/15/08 Scrap your Likes and Dislikes


I not only added my Like and Dislikes but added my "Loves". This is all over the place, but represents me.

S2L 6/19/08 - 6/26/08 30 Minute Layout of Yard



This is a 20 minute layout with torn pictures, and paper that are chalked.
This is my layout of pictures from My Sister's Yard taken Memorial Day Weekend. The Yard Art on the Fence are 8x8 pieces of wire that were decorated by each family member that attended the Family Reunion.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

S2L 3/20/08 - 3/27/08 Spring Means Flowers


When you think of Spring, you think of the Gardens at Biltmore Estates. The picture of me is from the Family Reunion over Memorial Day.

S2L 4/11/08 - 4/18/08 Use Only Scraps


This is a lay out of Scraps Only. Even the back ground was a used piece of cardstock. The top mimics the siding on the house. It was like this in my scrap bag. This is a "In Memory Of" as well. My Counsin from Louisiana has just died in the last month. We loved her a great deal.

S2L 5/30/08 - 6/06/08 Do a Military Page


My DGD is a 8-yr Graduate from Howe Military School. She has gained much from her years there.

S2L 12/27/07 - 1/3/08 Journal About You


Page 1 of Lay out to Journal your thoughts, your accomplishments, and your goals.

S2L 12/27/07 - 1/3/08 Journal About You


Page 2 of Lay out of Journaling your Thoughts, your accomplishments, and you goals.

S2L 12/27/07 - 1/3/08 Journal About You


Page 3 of Layout on journaling your thoughts, accomplishments and goals

S2L 1/17/08 - 1/24/08 Page 2 Emblishment


Page 2 My DGD playing with lego

S2L 1/17/2008 - 1/24/08 Use a Special Embelishment


This is Page 1 of an Emblish-ment page. This is of my Sons Playing with Lego

S2L 6/14/08 - 6/21/08 Use Ribbon on Page


This Paper Was In My Scrap Bag. I Used a Furry Ribbon To Outline The Circle That Had a Been Used Before

S2L 3/27/08 - 4/4/2008 Song That Inspired You


"I AM WOMAN' From 1972 Was Very Inspiring To Me.

Sunday, June 15, 2008

S2L 2/28/08 - 3/8/08 Family Layout


Making Christmas cookies with my DGD at least 13 years ago. It is still a favorite picture and boy do I love cookies.

S2L 1/24/08 - 1/31/08 What Do You Collect?


The second page of lighthouses that are in my office.

S2L 1/24/08 - 1/31/08 What Do You Collect?



For a person who was born in Kansas in the middle of the prairie, I love lighthouses. This is part of my collection in my office.

S2L 5/30/08 - 6/6/08 Red, White And Blue


This is not the normal red, white, and blue. This is a wedding that I attended with a friend of mine. The bride wore a red dress as she was using an Asian theme.
As per normal, I look at things in a different way.

S2L 3/20/08 - 3/27/08 "In Memory Of"


When doing a "In Memory Of" you would think that I would chose someone who is dead. I didn't think in those terms. The "Memory Of" is of my College Room mate. She has turned into a right wing fundamentalist, divorced her husband, and doesn't even speak to me. She has even gone beyond being a Christian to being"out of touch" really beyond belief.

S2L 4/3/08 - 4/10/08 Anything Blue


S2L 3/6/08 - 3/13/08 Something "Springy"


The Family farm has a really great yard with lots of flowers. It is a Spring day and a little cool and we are hanging out in the garage.

S2L 3/14/08 - 3/21/08 Green But I Am Not Irish


This is my green. I am not Irish so I chose a different kind of green. We are making curtains for my Sister's Great Room. Just give me a Viking (Husqvarna) sewing machine and we are in business.

S2L 2/28/08 - 3/6/08 Favorite Quote


The quote is very appropriate to my life. Also part of my collection of lighthouses are shown.

S2L 1/17/08 - 1/24/08 Snow Challenge


"Pepe Dog" to his brother "Rio Dog", "do you know what this stuff is?" Pepe is a 2 pound Maltese dog.

Saturday, June 14, 2008