Sunday, February 16, 2014

02/16/14 - "Connecting"

Good Sunday Evening to you...well it may not be Sunday evening by the time you read this but it is as I write this.
One more day left to my 4-day weekend and then back to work ::BIG SIGH::
Have a fun day planned tomorrow: David, me, and the kids are joining some friends and their kids to shoot rockets at the park.
Our kids are old, 12 & 18, and David realized we had never done that w/ them before!
Oh well...better late than never!
Today we spent time at the hobby store looking for the best one.
I'm crossing my fingers that the experience will be a successful one.
 
 After the hobby store shopping spree and some household chores were taken care of,
David settled down to watch basketball and I got some scrappy time in.
I created this layout.
 
"Connecting"
Journaling: "Xmas 2013
David and Madi playing w/ the gift Santa brought our family."
 
After the hustle and bustle of Christmas died down and it was just the 3 of us at home (Joseph was in Ohio), David and Madi decided to play w/ the "Connect Four" game Santa gave our family.
We had "Connect Four" a long time ago and it disappeared.
Right before Christmas I was talking about how I wish we still had it and David and the kids agreed and I guess Santa heard us because it was under our tree on Christmas morning.
;0)
 
I used a couple of papers from my "Well Played" 6x6 paper pad by Carta Bella.
It's "game" themed and also looked great w/ the Christmas paper.
Love how it ties the 2 themes together!
 
 I also used the following sketch from Stuck?! to help me out:
 
 
I had absolutely no plans to scrap today so I am happy that I was able to do so and to have a layout that makes me smile!
Now if only I could say the same about the mess in my scraproom...yikes!
I guess I know what I will be doing w/ the rest of my day tomorrow!

10 comments:

  1. This is great! Both the story and the layout, and how you used the papers to tie in the themes. AWESOME job, love this one! :)

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  2. I loveeeeeeeeee this! LOVING the layers and the colors!!! And I need to clean my scrap area too ... it is driving me batty lately! LOL!!!!

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  3. I used my free time on Saturday (while Steve and Trevor were at Cub Scouts) to do a massive scraproom cleaning. It makes such a difference in how quickly and easily I can scrap. Great LO!

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  4. Great way to capture memories! Love the use of the big bunting/ banner pieces (not sure what they are called :D)

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  5. Such a pretty page, you did a fantastic job of combining papers and elements! thanks for playing along with us @ Stuck?!

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  6. Love how you combined your game papers with a game themed layout! Thanks for playing along with Stuck?!

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  7. Love your take on this sketch. Great layering and colors.

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  8. Fantastic page! nice layering! Thank you so much for joining in with us at Stuck?!

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  9. Great title and how it works with your page theme. I love how you used one large wide pennant and built up on it.

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  10. Hi Doreena! Great job with the sketch and love your papers and design. Thanks for joining us at Stuck?!

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Thanks for all your comments!!! They really mean a lot to me!!!