Thursday, April 25, 2013

04/25/13 -SIWAS : "Foolish Games"

Good Morning!
 
I'm a day late getting my post up! Oops! 
Yesterday a new challenge went up at "Scrap It With a Song".
The song we are inspiring you with is "Foolish Games" by Jewel.
Remember that song?
I loved it when it was popular! But at the time it came out... I was only 20 yrs old so I liked the song but never really truly paid attention to it's lyrics. When completing this challenge I looked them up and realized what a sad song it actually is! Awwwwww!
 
So now how to make a layout out of a sad song?
Just try to forget  what the song as 'a whole' means and pick from the lyrics the not-so-sad parts.
That's what I did w/ my layout. The lyric "smoking your cigarettes and talking over coffee" jumped out at me because it reminded me of all the times I take the kids to Starbucks. I love taking them there to have delicious coffee, non-coffee for the kids, drinks and just chatting w/ them!
 
I found some old pics of my daughter at Starbucks and scrapped those.
I was saddened when I realized I didn't have any of my son. So I will definitely be making sure to set up some Starbucks photo shoots w/ him in the future! LOL!
 
 
"Talking Over Coffee" 


And if you like my layout, thank you, but I can't take full credit for it.
I was actually inspired by another challenge; a sketch challenge over at "About a Girl".
Here is their sketch:




 
 They are actually a brand new blog and this is their first ever challenge!
Congrats to them for the blog and how amazing is their first sketch?!
Ah-maz-ing!
 
Any-hoo!
That is it for me today.
 
I hope you'll stop by and join us! 
  
 

18 comments:

  1. Love the colors you used. Great LO! thanks for doing the AAG challenge.

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  2. very cute layout...sweet way to spend time with the kids :)

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  3. Cute layout! Starbucks with the kids is one of my favourite things to do too!

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  4. Good job turning the song around to something happy and sweet. :)

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  5. Great job with the sketch and combining challenges, I love Starbucks! Thanks for joining us at AAG!

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  6. Love love love love this!! LOVING the colors, the photos and the banner!!!!

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  7. Super cute! Love the title of your layout and the banner too ;)
    Thanks for playing along with our mini challenge over at About A Girl.

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  8. Lovely page!! It's nice to just sit down and chat with the kids with no interuptions..lovely memory! Thanks for playing along at About A Girl.

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  9. Great job on the sketch!!! Thanks for playing along at AAG!

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  10. what a lovely page. Love how you have changed the sketch to suit your own style.

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  11. I love your take on the sketch! The way you layered your banner is fabulous too. Wonderful layout and adorable title and idea. Thanks for playing along with us at AAG!

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  12. really great take on the sketch, and I like your blog! thanks for joining us at AAG!

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  13. So cute...love the coffee colored paper and the photos are adorable...thanks for participating at AAG!

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  14. Love the pics. Adorable page. Thanks for joining our Mini challenge at AAG.

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  15. Super cute! Great take on the sketch! Thanks for joining us at AAG!

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  16. Doreena. Love your layout and the way you used the sketch.I love finding other scrappers and would love for you to share this adorable layout on Whimsical Wednesday.
    Leslie
    www.thememorynest.blogspot.com
    I am your newest GFC follower.

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  17. really cute layout, thanks for joining us at AAG!

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  18. Awesome layout! Just love the colors!

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