Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Fishing Grows on You

John caught his first fish when he was just two years old. He was so afraid of the tiny sunfish that he had to hold Harry’s hand while I took the photo. Twenty years later, John caught a huge pike in Canada. He didn’t need to hold anyone’s hand then!

Jennifer Ziegler: Angler Collection; Jennifer Ziegler: Owls in the Wood Paper Super Mini; Jennifer Ziegler: ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Out of Bounds Frames; Fonts: Easy Open Face, Vaguely Repulsive, Segoe Script, Arial. I submitted this page to the 4/26 Scrap Girls Digital Scrapbooking Newsletter Challenge to create a page using products by Jennifer Ziegler.


Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Our Responsibility to the Earth.

Earth Day is Friday, April 22.  This page is in honor of that day.

God gave the human race the earth to work the land and take care of it, to fill the earth and rule over every living thing. This year for Earth Day, let us consider how we each can fulfill our God-given responsibilities so the earth is used for mankind’s good as well as preserved for future generations.

The LORD God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it. (Genesis 2:15)

God blessed them and said to them, “Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground.” (Genesis 1:28)

Inspired by Scrap Girls 4/19 template sketch (at the bottom of the blog post); Amanda Fraijo-Tobin: Glitzy Blue Collection Mini (papers); Brandy Murry: ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Dramatically Lifted Photos (frames and shadows); Ginny Whitcomb: Through His Eyes Embellishment Biggie (greenery); Ginny Whitcomb: World’s Best Dad Embellishment Biggie (leaves, flower); Photos: Wikimedia Commons; Fonts: Euphorigenic, Greetings (TT), Constantia, DJB Jennifer Script1

I submitted this page the the 4/19 Scrap Girls Weekly Newsletter Challenge to create a page based on a sketch.




From time to time, I take pictures of the shapes of things around me that catch my eye. A number of years ago I made a file for this type of photo with plans to create a layout with them. I finally did! This page was inspired by an abstract piece of art, so it is not in my usual style. I think it's kind of fun and artsy.

Materials: Some papers modified. Emily Abramson: Honey Garden Paper Biggie (April Scrap Girls Club kit); Brandy Murry: Captured Papers; Brandy Murry: Idyllic Papers; Font: Corporate HQ

I submitted this page for the 4/16 Weekend Wildcard Challenge to create a page based on a selected piece of art. I used the idea of circles and bold colors.



Friday, March 18, 2016

Capture a Smile Today

I captured this smile of my niece's daughter, Evelyn, when they visited last summer.  Isn't she sweet?

Jopke van Dongen: The One: Fleeting Moments Collection; Jopke van Dongen: ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: The One Clip Mask Art Effects No. 1; Fonts: Veteran Typewriter, Gourdie Cursive



Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Love of a Lifetime

Mom and Dad shared 61 years of love together.  It was a beautiful thing to see.

February 2016 ScrapSimple Club by Jan Ransley - 5 full sets of CU materials on sale for only $6.99 through March 14. I used ScrapSimple Embellishments: Memory Book Frames; ScrapSimple Embellishments: Memory Book Pressed Flowers; ScrapSimple Papers: Memory Book Wallpaper.



Saturday, March 5, 2016

April Showers

Spring shows what God can do with a drab and dirty world. ~ Virgil A. Kraft

Marlene Peacock: Refreshed Collection; Brandy Murry: Countryside Embellishment Biggie; Amanda Fraijo-Tobin: Antique Edges Paper Biggie; Amanda Fraijo-Tobin: ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Essential Grungy Masks; Jacqui Smith: You Me Us Collection Biggie (paper; collection retired); Font: Pristina

This is my attempt at an art journaling page about spring, which was the Weekend Wildcard Challenge at Scrap Girls Digital Scrapbooking.



Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Remembering Mom

This page is in memory of my wonderful mother who passed away February 4, 2016. After suffering for 12 years with Alzheimer's, she is happy, healthy, in her right mind and praising God in heaven.

Ginny Whitcomb: Tiny Moments Collection Super Mini; Ginny Whitcomb: Softly Spoken Collection Biggie; Brandy Murry: ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Fusion Masks; Fonts: Georgia, Chopin Script. I submitted this page to the Scrap Girls Digital Scrapbooking 2/16 Newsletter Challenge to create a multi-photo layout using this sketch.