Thursday, September 27, 2012

Sketches inThyme Take #61

We're wrapping up our Blast From the Past month at Sketches in Thyme.  Here is this week's sketch:

This time I chose to do just one half of the double layout. 
I've also combined this with a few challenges
Scrap-Friendzy to scrap using  a room in my home for inspiration 
* Colorful Creations: recipe challenge
* My Scraps & More: Scrapword "Friends"
I'd love to see your take on this sketch.  Come join in the fun at any of these great sites.  Thanks for stopping by!

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Triple The Fun

Luckily, I've been able to find some time lately to scrap.  I've had fun with the challenges posted out there in scrappyland.  Today I thought I'd share this fun sketch posted over at Paper Secrets:

Plus they wanted you to use Authentique products, which they have on sale this month.  So I thought I'd give it a try.  BUT...I wanted to include a few other challenges as well.  I used the challenge at Scrap-Friendzy to use themed paper without having it be the theme of your photos and at Colorful Creations I did the 3 R challenge usings red, ric-rac and rhinestones.  Here is my layout:
Thanks for stopping by!

Scrap-Friendzy Birthday Bash

Starting October 1st, Scrap-Friendzy is turning 5!  To celebrate we are having a birthday bash where 2 challenges will be posted each day for the first 2 weeks and you'll have until the end of the month to complete them.  We'll have a party all month long and would LOVE to have you join us in the fun!  Plus it's not too late to play along with the challenges for September!  Be sure and stop by and visit us!

Monday, September 24, 2012

Sally's Scrapbook Shop, My New Adventure

One night as I was pondering on whether I should go out and get a part time job working at a local craft/scrappy store, I came across a strong impression that instead of taking time away from my family and being tied down to a store that it would be wiser to create layout kits.  Years ago I used to create these kits and do mini classes with a few women coming each month. 

Since it's been awhile I really wasn't sure where to start.  So I just started creating layouts and then cut the kits.  So I've started a new blog with a post for each kit I'm selling.  There are 2 ways to buy them:
1. As a completed layout that is all glued down ready for you to add your photos
2. As a kit, where everything is cut and ready for you to assemble using a photo I've added. 

I would love for you to stop by and share your thoughts with me. 

Here is the link to my new site/store: Sally's Scrapbook Shop

Monday, September 17, 2012

My Exciting Announcement!

I got some wonderful news yesterday and I'm glad I don't have to sit on it for long. 

I was chosen to be a new design team member at Scrap-Friendzy

I am so thrilled to be a part of this team!  I'd love for you to come over and join us.  It would be great to see faces I know.  I am excited to get to know the members there better as well.  Thanks to Amy and Cheryl for having me! 

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Sketches in Thyme Blast from the Past

This month at Sketches in Thyme we are having a Blast from the Past, which means we are revisting 3 sketches from the past.  Here is this week's sketch:
And here is my take on it.  I love this photo of my sister as it really showcases her personality and beauty. The papers and embellishments are LYB Saturday's collection. 

Thanks for stopping by.  Be sure and check out all of the fun sketches going on this month.  We'd love to have you play along with us!

A Thought on List Journaling

I am a list person.  If I'm going to accomplish anything it's got to be on a list.  Well today's thought at Thinking Through Design is on using a list to journal.  I think I forget to use lists for my layouts but love the idea of them.  So when I found this pre-made list from Simple Stories I thought it would be perfect fot one of my daughter, Skye's, senior photos.  Here is my layout:
So come on over and create a layout using a list of some kind.  There are some fabulous examples and thoughts shared to inspire you!  I look forward to seeing what you create!