Sunday, June 8, 2014

May The 4th Be With You

Yeah, we as a family can never give up an opportunity to go to a star-wars/geek event. So.....I finally got around to scrapping our awesome Star Wars day. YAYYYYYY!!!

All of the papers used in this layout (except for the type writer) are from the Crate Paper, "Maggie Holmes" stack. I loved the antique look of this stack so I got inspired and got to work.

I used a lot of fun elements, like these courigated clouds from Jilly Bean Soup. I used Tim Holtz distress ink on them and then popped them out with some foam dots. Also used some antique washi tape from 7 gypsies and some thickers, of course, and some phrases from Colorbok. Also, sequins and off brand adhesive pearls.

For this element I used a Tim Holtz stencil/mask and some white Tim Holtz distress ink/paint on black cardstock. Then I used vellum, cut it to size and crumpled it, then re-flattened it out and covered the stenciling. I had fun adding this element. Also, of course, veneers and sequins. 

I had a lot of fun making this spread and the pages seemed to fall together. Once I was finished, I realized I do not have a scrap book for 2014. Guess I will have to take care of that this week!
May the force be with you, and happy crafting!

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Smash*ing Play Date

Over the last 2 weeks, my life has been ruled by play dates, and not much for mommy. Mostly for Noah....which, I DO love. However, today was all about me and Kristy!

We had a blast Smash*ing the day away.

For my birthday, my best friend got my ears pierced, and she and her daughter got hers done at the same time. It was a really amazing experience...Lots of love and growth. I couldn't wait to Smash* about it, of course.

This first page, the photos are attached with washi tape so that you can flip them back and read my journaling. Getting my ears pierced was a big deal for me so I had a lot to say.
 This is shows the photos flipped open with the journaling.
 This is the second page of the spread. I had a lot of fun with this layout and really worked through a lot putting everything down on paper.
This second spread is in my Doctor Who journal. Its like a smash*/art journal. Our local library is having a Doctor Who themed young adult summer reading program, so on my birthday I ALSO got a photo with David Tennant and the TARDIS. Oh, yes....while wearing my Rose shirt. Heck...yes...
I hope you all are having a fantastic summer so far! We have been busy, busy and I have loved every minute of it thus far. Can't wait to see what the rest of the summer holds! Happy crafting!