Monday, November 9, 2015

Scrap Club Kiev #104

This is my entry for the Lace Challenge at ScrapClub Kiev.

And this is the moodboard.

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Just be you - September SATW

Here’s my entry for the September Scrap Around theWorld mood board.
I'm still digging the green/brown/yellow combo from this 7 Dots collection.
I also like how the embossed feather chippie turned out ;)

Here's a close-up.

And here's the moodboard. I was inspired by the quote.
I want my kids to be moved by the littlest details that surround them every day.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2015

7 Dots Studio - VACATION

This is my entry for the August-September Challenge at 7 DotsStudio.

I found a set of “UNO H2O” card game that worked out perfect for a refreshing game actually IN the pool.

I used my beautiful new 7 Dots papers!

and a couple of close-ups...

And the inspirational circle!

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Saturday, September 12, 2015

Bliss - W&P August

My son was out with friends the day before school started.
(School started for him August 13!)
I asked him to send me a photo/selfie when he was out.
This is the photo he sent me.
And the end of that drink is what I think the Sunday of Summer must have felt like for him.

This is my entry for the August Words & Paintery Challenge.

and close-ups...

and the color palette / theme...

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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Scrap Club Kiev #94 - Palette

A lovely purple/yellow palette at ScrapClub Kiev for Challenge #94, and here’s my entry with a birthday card for my sister.
And the lovely Summery palette…

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Friday, July 24, 2015

Scrap & Craft #11 - Celebrations

I made this Birthday card for the Celebrations Challenge at Scrap & Craft using a bunch of Lemoncraft "House of Roses" goodies as well as a lovely chippie from Scrapiniec.

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Have a great weekend!

Friday, July 17, 2015

SC Kiev 93 - churros y chocolate

Churros y Chocolate
Entering the sketch challenge at Scrap Club Kiev with this LO.

And a couple of close-ups…
Lovely cup chippie from Create a Smile

The sketch…

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Have a great weekend!

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Berry71bleu for June - YOU

This LO is for Berry71bleu this month. They want to see a lot of stamping!

Here's a close-up.

And the sponsor for this month is Viva Las Vegas Stamps.

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Saturday, June 27, 2015

Prima June BAP - LOVE

This is my first entry to Prima’s BAP. I used the June sketch with the watercolor inspiration and circle action. This is a baby picture of my son, Johan. I own a lot of Prima yummies, but not a lot of paper. Just a little bit of Jack and Jill...
...and here's a close-up...
and the lovely sketch from Prima...


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Monday, May 25, 2015

My Birthday Cone - SATW May 2015

Don’t miss the exciting Epic Event at Scrap Around theWorld. There is a beautiful Mood Board and lovely inspiration from the DT.
I was inspired by the Birthday theme as well as the ice cream.
Chocolate Chip Mint for my boy…

And a close-up...

...and the mood board...
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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

bling bling - W&P March

My brother took me to my very first concert. It was Bruce Springsteen and I was just twelve years old. I am happy to enter the March Words & Paintery Challenge with this LO of my son Johan as a younger boy. The inspiration comes from the colors for the month and Bruce’s song, Badlands. I went from the line that reads “poor man wanna be rich,” and I used this photo of Johan wearing his cousin’s hat with the bling on it. I know it made Johan feel like a king!
...and a close-up...
...and the inspiration from W&P...
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Thursday, March 26, 2015

The Dusty Attic - March

I’m entering the Dusty Attic Challenge this month with this LO. I’ve used a lovely Long Stem Flower DA chip that’s been watercolored. From the mood board I used the splashes as well as the pinks and purples. The title is from a Bruno Mars song because this LO is of my niece, Lenora, who likes him a LOT. I also made this LO of her because she’s no longer the little girl in the photo. She’s now a grown and hopeful college girl and I admire her so much for how beautiful she is inside and out. She’s a strong woman with her feet firmly planted on the ground and a vibrant and humble soul who has overcome so much to earn everything she has. She takes nothing for granted and her faith and perseverance are the reason I look up to her.

Friday, March 13, 2015

going up? - W & P February

Here’s a LO of my son Emilio as a younger boy at the ruins of Teotihuacán outside of Mexico City. I’m entering the “Embrace the Past” Challenge at Words & Paintery with this. My son was mystified and excited to visit this part of his heritage (from way, way back). Climbing the pyramids was one of the most exciting parts of the visit to this magical place.

...a couple of close-ups...

And here's the fresh and citrusy moodboard at Words & Paintery.

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

me and you, Sketchabilities #133

13@rts is the sponsor at Sketchabilities,
and here is my entry for Sketch #133.

...and a close-up...

...and the sketch…

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Monday, January 26, 2015

W & P - TODAY, make it AWESOME

This is for January’s Challenge at Words and Paintery.
My white, grey and blue take on a photo of my younger son.
Every day is a new day and it’s up to you to make it Awesome!
and a close-up
And here is the color palette with The Words for the challenge.

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CSI CC-4 - Magic

This is my entry for CSI Collaboration Case CC-4.
This is one of my older son’s first Christmases.
and a close-up

I’ve used the inspiration word “Celebrate” for the Testimony with my journaling below the photo: Thankful for being able to watch you enjoy and celebrate the magic of the season.
For the Evidence I’ve stamped light gray snowflakes, stenciled some stars with texture paste and made the title with glitter alphas.
All of the colors were used for the Scheme.
And here is the wintery inspiration board.

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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Words & Paintery - October

This is my entry for the first challenge at the new blog,


...and the Inspiration Board...
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