Thursday, January 29, 2009

In a Scrappin' Mood

My hubby helped me hang a new cabinet in my craft room on Saturday, and that prompted some cleaning and rearranging over the next few days. All that work sorting and shifting resulted in a completely cleared off counter. WOW, it's been a long, long time since I'd seen that! LOL!!! It also got me motivated to do something "crafty" and I really wanted to scrap something! So with a particular photo in mind, I created the following sketch to post on SplitcoastStampers.
I won't be posting it on SCS until tomorrow, so shhhh, this is your "sneak peak!" It's a single photo layout using a square picture. In my case a 4x6 cropped to 4x4.

I used the Candy Lane Designer Series Paper, with it's coordinating stamp set and heart punch. As a bundle you can get them for 20% off through Saturday Jan 31, 2009. Contact me if you'd like to order yours.
Love You Much Bundle - Item No. 115405 $41.48

The picture is of my Mom, I think early 1995, with my now teen aged nieces! She passed away the following January, just 3 months after my wedding. She never got to know my girls, but I cherish this photograph. It really expresses who she was. I love to look at it; being read to is one of my favorite childhood memories of my mom. It makes me feel warm, and reminds me of the love I feel for her still. She was the most caring and wonderful mother, I was lucky to have her while I you Mom!!!

Stampin' Supplies:
STAMPS - Love You Much, Big Deal Alphabet, Flight of the Butterfly
PAPER - Candy Lane DSP
INK - Basic Black and Riding Hood Red Classic, Regal Rose, Apricot Appeal, and Certainly Celery Markers, Basic Black Journaler

Scallop Circle, 1 3/8" Circle, 1 3/4" Circle, Heart to Heart
OTHER - Fairy Tale Ribbon Originals, Stampin' Dimensionals, Rhinestone Brads


Erika H. said...

What a beautiful tribute to your mother. Your page is so wonderful! Great job, Sally!

Donna said...

Love the sketch and your page is awesome!

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

My main Sal...this is a fab sketch!! This page is so brilliantly put together!! And since I have time, I just may try one out this weekend!! :) Thanks for the mojo girl!!

Mary said...

gorgeous - love the page and love the memory - beautiful layout, too

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