It’s digital, Marnie!

Hey, Marnie – this is for you!  Probably not what you expected from me in terms of the photos used.  It’s way out of my comfort zone for digital scrapping but isn’t life about pushing limits??  Something about the graffiti grabbed me and I had to scrap it.  Sadly, I think only one or two elements on this page are Stampin’ Up products – but then, I don’t buy any digital stuff except SU – the rest I get for free from some amazing sites.

Enjoy!

Like what you see?  Let me know!

“gray hair is gods graffiti”
Bill Cosby

C the card?

With three kids in school there at a lot of invites to birthday parties.  I love to send the girls’ to parties with nice card to give the birthday person.  When I was little I loved  birthday parties and now I want to help make the big day a bit more special for the little monkeys.  Each card, if I have enough prep time, tends to have a personal touch to it.  Usually it is as simple as the addition of the kid’s initial but I have made ones before with the child’s picture.

This one is another variation of the card I saw in the Sale-A-Bration catalogue and CASEd in my last post.  But this time the birthday party was for a boy, so I changed it up a bit.

That’s it for now but I’ll soon get to a digital page!

A birthday is just the first day of another 365-day journey around the sun.
Enjoy the trip.

~Author Unknown

Getting inspired

I know I’ve mentioned my amazing upline Carrie before.  She is a true inspiration for all of us in her downline and many hundreds who have never even met her.   Whenever she has us over for a meeting, she presents us with great ideas and then blogs her ideas for all to CASE.  The waterfall card  we made at her place is on her blog here: http://artisticavenger.wordpress.com/2011/06/07/dont-you-forget-about-me/

I was making a card for a co-worker’s 30th (yeah, she’s just a little kid!) and knew that I had to make her a waterfall card – my new favourite technique!  So here’s what I made.

I took some detail shots for all to see as well – yup, lovin’ that new camera!

I made a card for another co-worker who happens to share the same birthday as the 30-year-old – but she was celebrating her 65th!  Her card was inspired by the last Sale-A-Bration catalogue.  Below is the image from the mini that I liked and decided that I needed to CASE. 

Here’s my take on that card.  A little look at the close-ups and then the finished project.

Like what you see?  Let me know!

Wisdom doesn’t necessarily come with age.

Sometimes age just shows up all by itself.
Tom Wilson

Playing with the camera – again

I’ve been fortunate enough to have a new camera and have spent some time playing with it.  My favourite subjects are my girls of course.  Although I haven’t yet made the digital scrapbook page I’ve been challenged to do, I thought I’d share some of the great shots that I took.  So modest, I now – but it’s amazing what a good camera can do for your ego!

Oh, yeah, and I’ve made a card or two!

The digital camera is a great invention because it allows us to reminisce. Instantly.
Demetri Martin