Monday, September 10, 2012

Scrappy Monday with My Creative Time

Good morning and welcome to another Scrappy Monday. It's September. Already. I don't know about you, but it sure snuck up on me. I do love September though. Fall always holds nostalgic memories for me. I always tried to make the girls at least a couple new dresses for school, and while my sewing machine was out, we would start on Halloween costumes, and then it was time to start on Christmas dresses, decorations, gifts... all starting in September. Maybe that's why I've been extra crafty lately. I feel almost like that's just what I'm supposed to be doing when September rolls around. LOL. I'm so proud and happy that my daughters inherited my love of handcrafting and all things DIY!

Case in point, Gracie's Halloween dress. This is another of the costumes daughter Cyndi has made for Grace over the years. Grace has always been fascinated by women of history and this time she chose to dress up as Annie Oakley. I love it!!! I wish I could have scanned this for a better image, but the flowers are too lumpy, so you get to see my hanging display rack again. LOL Thanks for coming by. Be sure to check out the other designers layouts at the My Creative Time blog.




Ok let's walk through the layout. The rifle embellishment is from the Father's Day cartridge. The rifle Gracie is holding in the photo is her own. She's an awesome shot too, by the way.


Oh goodness do I ever love the Fontopia cartridge! The monogram and crest are both from that cartridge.

And last but not least, how could I not use Emma's flower dies?? I hope you're not tired of my flowers cuz I can't see me ever not making them. There are so many different things you can do with them, it's just amazeballs!

Add punches, flourishes, bling, and twine for eye appeal.

Computer generated title/journal strips using a font called Helena Squat {poor Helena! LOL}


Product List:
Cricut Cartridge Father's Day
Cricut Cartridge Fontopia
My Creative Time rolled flower die
My Creative Time flower petals die
My Creative Time gift card holder die
PTI banner die, QK flourish die
Computer font, Helena Squat
Crate Paper pattern papers, Bazzill textured cardstock
Various punches for foliage and flower centers, paper doily, bling, twine

11 comments:

  1. What a fantastic LO I am a scrapper and am lovin' the Scrappin' Mondays. Your daughter looks like Annie Oakley for sure and congrats on her shooting skills too. I love that you used the new Fontopia cartridge I just got it but haven't used it yet. I love everything you chose to put your page together. You are one talented scrapper.

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  2. Wonderful LO...great costume choice too! Lee-Ann :)

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  3. TFS!!!fun to have great memories like that & a very sweet layout for this project!!...:)

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  4. Adorable layout, Shar! All of your elements are so detailed and work beautifully together!

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  5. Shar ~ Oh my word! Well you know how I feel about Miss Gracie ~ she is just a FABULOUS young lady! I LOVE the story too! Well you did it again! You tied in so many AMAZING details! LOVE the "A" and the sign, the gun and of course the flowers!!! I am in AWE of how you get the colors to work so well together! Of course the paper is FABULOUS too!!! I LOVE your new blog look too!!!

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  6. Another beautiful layout!! Love everything about it! Your Gracie is adorable as Annie Oakley! How fun!! I could never get tired of your flowers! :)
    Tracy

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  7. WOWZERS girl this turned out absolutely PERFECT. I love every detail and that Fontopia A is the perfect element too. Awesome job. Hugs- Glora

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  8. This is super cute! Love that western feel.

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  9. WOW Shar,your layout is FANTASTIC!all your details are AMAZING!!!:)

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  10. Beautiful job on your layout...I love the Annie Oakley decor and that font is perfect. Great memory :D
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