Sunday, 18 September 2011

Starting Point

My friend Joanne set me a challenge she had seen on Shimelle gave us a Starting Point layout and we had to make a page using that layout. As I always work in two pages that meant twice the work, but I enjoyed it and it made me get more scrapbooking done than I expected to do this week. The photos I used are of my grand-daughters at Graves Park, and the paper was some Joanne had given me as a Christmas present and the leaf punch used was one she had loaned me.

Katie loves playing in dirt and apparently the bucket she is hugging above contained some dried dog poo (although her parents did not know that at the time). That's my girl!

I picked the black out of the background papers for the central strip and leaves, and although I would not have thought of particularly using black for a girls page, I think it works really well. Thanks Shimelle (and Joanne) for the inspiration.

Friday, 2 September 2011

Playing Pirates

I have had a couple of lovely days today and yesterday. This morning I was looking after Louis and we were playing at pirates. He's too cute to be scarey.

Yesteday I had a day to myself and managed to do some scrapbooking, hence this blog being two days early! I managed to use up lots of scraps. The left hand panel of flowers was a piece of card I had saved which had had the flowers punched out of it. I saved it because it was an unusual shade of pink, but it just happened to match a single sheet of background card I also had. It is so satisfying to use up scraps.