Thursday, June 25, 2009

amazing race #1

the assignment was tu use the gametime line to create a double 12 x 12 layout based on this sketch.

and this was my result
"a shot at perfection"

{out for publication!}

these photos were taken on mother's day this year...i was trying to get a great photo of me and the little ones. you know the kind of photo that you want to look back on and remind yourself of how great things were? (I swear I’ll get off this theme soon.) i didn't get 1 picture...i got a bunch of pictures, with something special about each of them.
the girls did some amazing layouts too. you should check {them}out for inspiration.
i'm off to check out the next clue!!!!!

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

day 1...

yeahhhh! it's the first day of the rusty pickle amazing race. stop by their blog to win some cool prizes!
Here’s the first clue:
With a scrapbook page nearly finished, how do I embellish it?
Do I grab some bling maybe a button or two?
But wait a minute this page is on the computer
And the screen is oh so flat
What I would really like to know is
How do you embellish-online?

so i quickly headed over to for our first assignment. you will be able to check out everyone’s race project there. The deadline is tomorrow at 12:00 mst. i better get crackin’!

Friday, June 12, 2009

no perfect title here

yes…amory is pulling some kind of a funny face…and i know the quality of the picture is not so great. and I know there is no title to this page… there are so many imperfect things about this layout…yet when you hold it in your hand it says so much.

the journaling reads:
so here i am…trying to take a “perfect” picture that will jog all the memories. you know the ones i feel i need to hold for both me and amory. but there is no perfect picture. there is only the experience. the experience that is who we are. and I am so glad that amory (and i) got to share that experience with you…thank you.

this was my end of year gift to amory’s first teacher…a wonderful woman…who allowed my son and all of his friends…simply be who they are.

Monday, June 8, 2009

amazing race- scrapbook style

good news! i was picked as a finalist for the rusty pickle amazing race. it will start on the 17th and us finalists will be scrappin’ the night away to make it to the next destination. or at least that’s how i understand it will work. i can’t believe my name was on their list. i had just about given up on contests…but thought I’d give it one more try. so with one week to go i started creating and i came up with these three projects. you can’t see much detail in the pics…but you get the idea. wish me luck for the race!
(double layout)

(altered window)
the tag reads:
"enjoy the roses inside your window"
{out for publication}

{out for publication}
(brag book)

check out the other finalists {here}.