Friday, August 6, 2010

Fabulous Friday

Now that my ScrapTiffany reveals are on Friday, I can come up with alliteration for Fridays instead of Mondays. And that means words like Fun, Fantastic and Fabulous. I just have an easier time on Friday than I do on Monday ;)

Speaking of ScrapTiffany, the challenge this week was a sketch challenge and the sketch was created by yours truly! Here is my sketch...
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Sometimes when I make a sketch, I actually make the layout first and then make a sketch from the completed layout. This time I actually made the sketch first so my layout is a bit different even though I'm the one that made the sketch! Here is my layout:


Go on over to ScrapTiffany and take a look at the designers fabulous and unique takes on the sketch. If you want to make a project based on this sketch be sure to email it to Tiffany.
I have a few other layouts that I haven't shared yet. One for an American Crafts challenge to use buttons:

One for Method Playground to do a white on white layout. I've never done one before so I had to give it a try:
Hmmm, all of those feature Little Miss, so I had to add one with my Little Man. This one is made with a bunch of Bella Blvd stuff and I sewed through the chipboard scalloped border. This is the first time I sewed through chipboard and I was a bit nervous about it, but it went fine. The only thing is that the chipboard is self adhesive so I had to clean the needle off with a little UnDu the next time I went to sew.

I've been trying to take more pictures lately too. During the summer when we start getting cabin fever, stuck inside for the millionth 112 degree day in a row, I sort of forget about taking pictures. But I got this great one the other day and ran a CoffeeShop Blog Action on it.

I've been doing some reading lately too. Usually I dont like books or movies that everyone recommends. Mainly because I let them get built up in my head and then I am invariably disappointed. But, a bunch of the ladies over at 3 Scrappy Boys recommended The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and I have to say it totally met my expectations. Well written, interesting characters, engaging plot and a good mystery. I already requested the second book in the series from my library.


I also read The Bright Side of Disaster:


It was light and entertaining. Nothing deep, but a fun summer read. Well, that is it for today. I think we are going to try and have a mellow weekend because GULP Little Miss starts kindergarten on MONDAY!!!!!!! I will be back to share some pictures of that and finally share a bunch of Moxxie projects that made it to Chicago while I sat enviously here in the middle of the desert ;) Have a great weekend!


11 comments:

  1. I love your ScrapTiffany layout, Rebecca! Awesome color scheme!
    All of these are great layouts, gives me the itch to scrap!
    Thanks for stopping by my blog, Rebecca
    :)
    Tara

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  2. Rebecca your GRATEFUL layout is just super stunning I love it all...the colours, the design the touches of flowers that photo ....I could go on all day it is now my new favourite of yours!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  3. Such great layouts Rebecca!!! The white on white one is just stunning. Don't you love the coffeeshop photoshop actions? I downloaded a bunch a while ago and have been having fun playing with them. And I loved that book, too! The 2nd one is great because it just jumps into the action and is non-stop the whole time. You're going to love the 2nd one, too.

    Hope you're having a great weekend!

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  4. hi! Rebecca! love your layouts! especially the boy one! i am way into sewing too right now!! and great black and white photo too: it is not easy to do good closeups! i can't wait to see more shots!! have great sunday!

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  5. Rebecca, great sketch! Love your layout for ScrapTiffany, and then I kept scrolling down and I kept seeing wonderful layout after wonderful layout. The all white is amazing!

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  6. Very pretty LOs! Love them all! Glad you found us at Dixie Pieces. Hope you enjoy the photo challenges this month!

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  7. I love your sketch and LO! That photo is just amazing!!!!

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  8. gorgeous layouts and I must say I LOVE the Beautiful Girl layout. The white on white looks amazing. And that picture of DS with the Coffee Shop action is really cool.

    I cannot wait for this awful weather to pass us by. I am looking forward to more afternoons outside.

    Good luck with the first day of school for DS. Can't wait to see the pics!

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  9. OMG girl I love that new sketch and I love what u did with it!!! That all white LO is fabulous, too. Love it all!!!

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  10. That photo of your boy is just gorgeous!! Did you buy an action or use one of the free ones? I need to get my butt in gear and figure actions in PSE out!

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  11. Goodness! These are all "fabulous" but that white monochromatic page is stunning! I need to try my hand at one of those!
    Great sketch too!

    I envy you girls that can read! I just get so tired when I start reading, so I don't do much a t all!

    Anxious to hear how Little Miss and her first day of school went... and how it went for you as well!

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