Friday, September 10, 2010

What it's all about

Don't fall out of your chair, but I made a 2-pager. Shocker, I know. It was partly because I was forced to (thanks Lori), but I really love the end result. And surprisingly it was easy. And fast. I may have to do more. Or maybe not. ;)

"First Glimpse"

Each side up close:

Thanks to Virginia (and Britt) I'm now highly addicted to masking tape ruffled flowers. I've been putting them on everything. AND, now I finally know what to do with my Pink Paislee Artisan tapes. ;) Gotta love that.

Again, this was a part of the Nook's School of U challenge. This one was a math challenge in which Lori gave us a sketch and a formula we had to follow:
(PH x 8 )+(PP x 4)+(CS x 2)+(E x 15)+1T+1J+(TCH x 3)
PH = Photos
PP = Pattern Paper
CS = Cardstock
E = Embellishments
T = Title
J = Journaling
TCH = Technique

I used My Little Shoebox paper for the background, and all the embellishments and Jenni Bowlin Co'ordinations cardstock were from Noel Mignon's Lemonade Stand kit. I just love doing challenges. They take me out of my comfort zone, and I usually end up loving what I've made because it's different.

And I guess it goes without saying that these photos are of when the girls first met McClain. They were so excited because they'd had to wait 2 days because he'd been in the NICU. The expressions on their faces is just priceless. I did the main journaling in the half circle up top. But then next to each girl's photos, I wrote about their individual reaction, how Caroline was so curious and asked a lot of questions. Typical. And how SK was so tender and gentle, and snuggled right up to him. Love those moments, and I love that I've captured them on page. Exactly what scrapping is all about.


Virginia said...

YAAAAAAAAAAAY! Love the flower! AND the layout- it's awesome! You definitely need to do two pagers more as you rock them! :)

Aphra said...

Gosh, this is sweet, Deanna! LOVE the design of your double. I don't do them often enough either. LOVE your masking tape flowers....definitely have that on my scrappy to try list. :)

Gretchen said...

woah!! righting my chair real quick...
excellent layout!