Saturday, October 16, 2010

Bright and Happy

This is a page I did last night. It was for the Midweek Mojo #13 from Scrapbook Steals. I really love how it came out. It took a bit of time to start because I wanted to try mixing different papers with varying colors and patterns (which is not always something I do - I'm learning to be more adventurous). I'd say the final look definitely fits the personality of the subject. Erica is a total ham and has a HUGE personality, so subdued colors would not have worked. I'm loving this page!

Saturday, October 2, 2010

I'm Baaaaaaaaaaack!

Here I am posting another entry tonight...but that's because I did another layout (Mojo #11). I decided to get some Halloween pics done because I recently bought the October 31st cartridge for my Cricut. The haunted house in the bottom left corner is one of the shapes I LOVE on it. There are a lot of great images that I am sure I will be able to use over the years. They have just the right amount of "creepy" for me.
The pictures are of my husband (kneeling) and his best friend who gave out the candies last year. The pumpkins in the window were done by both my husband and I and the hanging ghoul is one of many that we suspend from ropes outside so that they look like they are hovering in the air. Can you tell we like Halloween?!

In Honor of our 3rd Anniversary

My husband and I just celebrated our 3rd anniversary this week (September 29th). Here is a layout I did last week. The picture was taken at his best friend's wedding almost a year ago.

Friday, October 1, 2010

What Have I Been Up to Lately?

Well, I finished a mini book for some friends of their wedding. It seemed to go over really well and I was really happy with the results (but forgot to take pictures of some of the layouts!). I have another one to finish up and then I am focusing ONLY on my own stuff (one day I'll get my wedding album done).
Last week I did 15 pages (in a few days) because I stumbled across, which has what they call a "Midweek Mojo" each Wednesday. A drawing is put up of a layout and everyone submits their interpretation of it. For example, there was the one I posted above and this is what I ended up doing:

I was quite pleased with the end result and felt like new life was breathed into my scrapbooking abilities. It's kind of nice to try out different styles because it can be easy to get into a rut if you don't venture out and try something different. Now I am hooked on the "Midweek Mojo" ! Watch out everyone, the creative juices are flowing again :)