Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Happy September!!!  Back to school, cooler nights, closing of pools, Crop&Create, and did I mention back to school!?!  Yes, that means more time to scrapbook....yayyyy, for me!  I'm so excited. My youngest started school this year so that means all three are in school and I get the house to myself for 6hrs & 45mns per day, 5 days a week. I do realize that I am blessed to be able to have so much time to myself to do the things I enjoy.

So I haven't done any scrapbooking this month yet but I plan to very soon. Today I am posting what I created at Emma's last all-day crop, at the end of August. We had such a nice day. Some Ottawa ladies came to Cornwall to crop with us and we had a blast!  I love it when everyone shares what they've done, it gives ideas and inspiration. I love all-dayers!!

Here's what I created:

1. My love of circles (Emma teases me because I use circles on a lot of my layouts....and I mean A LOT!!)

I used all different sized circles I made from patterned paper to place in the form of a heart. I used buttons and brads randomly to add some interest. I placed my picture, title, and journalling around the heart shape and layout down.

I used different products I had in circles shapes (I should really keep track of what I use but I don't!) and placed behind my photo. I also used my new favourite product, chalkboard washi tape for my journalling. I like this page because it was super easy and things seem to flow.

2. Summer Fun

I wanted to create a page to show how my two older kids love the water and my youngest hates it. This was a challenging layout for me because I placed my pictures and background on a slight angle. I don't usually do angles...I like things straight. But I like the result and might do it more often.

3. Chevron

Created my own chevron pattern with different papers. I then added all kinds of goodies. I am a lover of arrows so I added some along with hearts, spray, paste with a mask, stars, brads, and of course journalling...can never create a layout without journalling!

Hopefully I can start something new real soon. My youngest will be attending school full time starting next week so then I'll be rolling...

Bye for now!