Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Summertime has begun for us here in Southern Kentucky!

Summer started out with a bang on Memorial Day Weekend, however, so far this week we are on our 3rd day of nothing but gray skies.  Brianna is heading to Camp Loucon next week.  I am hoping for some sun and time reading at Beech Bend Park and Splash Lagoon.
 
 
The last week of school, I took one day and created the following layouts.
Time seems to be so fleeting as I look through  photos that are just a few years old.
 
 







 
 
So, here is hoping that the sun shows itself soon. 
This Summer is going to be great!


Thursday, April 30, 2015

Derby Weekend and National Scrapbooking Day- May 2, 2015!

Derby is huge here in Kentucky.  However, I will be spending my "Derby Day" with my grandbaby, Laila.  So, needless to say, I am pretty excited.
 
 
Next week, I plan on scrapping a bit more and making a few things for some friends.
 
Until then...
 
 





 
CHEERS!


Monday, April 27, 2015

Never Chronological...

I am a scrapper who scrapbooks "everyday" moments rather than just special events or themes.  I simply enjoy telling the story and journaling is very important to me.
 
 
I never scrap in chronological order either.  I have seen many scrappers get caught up in "catching up" and scrapbooking by year.  I think it can take the joy out of why we/I enjoy creating and playing with patterned paper and glue.
 
 
 
Her are a few more...
 







Saturday, April 25, 2015

Documenting Moments...

Scrapbooking is so rewarding and has a therapeutic way of calming ones soul.
I have so many scrapbooks that I may have rent a climate controlled store room.
 
No joke!
 





 
On a side note:  I really miss the Scrappy Weekends at Archiver's.  That was one of my most favorite stores to hang out once a month.  I met great friends and enjoyed sharing creative ideas.
It seems the Scrapbooking community has gotten smaller in the past few years.
Everyone is really into digital.  I still like feeling the paper in my hands.
Addicted to Scissors, I AM!


Friday, April 24, 2015

Moments in ones life...

The one picture layout. I used to not like them but now I have more room to tell the story.  So, they have become a favorite to create.  I really like sharing my layouts with others.  However, the real reason I scrapbook is that I have a great fear of developing dementia.  It tends to run in my family.  While it seems to happen in the 8th decade of life, it still scares me.  I want to look at my books and read them as if they are a novel of life.  My life.  Nothing is greater than moments in ones life.
 
 
Here are a few that have been documented.
 
 





 
Life is completely rich when you share it with people that are wonderful.  Everyday.


Thursday, April 23, 2015

The Catching Up Continues...

Totally and completely in love with my Silhouette Cameo.  I am still learning many different things with it and really enjoy how versatile it is.
 
 
When taking the photos of my layouts, some are a little dark or of centered.  We have had so much rain here lately, I have been challenged with really good natural lighting.
 
 
However, still love my layouts.
 







Wednesday, April 22, 2015

It is a new year! What took me so long?

I know it has taken me a great while to return to my blog.  I have mounds of scrapbook layouts to upload and will hope to get this done within the next few weeks or so. I have over 100 layouts since last posting.  Yes, that is right! 
Over ONE HUNDRED.
 
 
So, without further ado...
 








 
These are being uploaded in no particular order.  As you can see, journaling is a big deal to me.
Keep checking back and hope to get everything updated here on my blog.
Thanks for sticking with me!


Monday, September 8, 2014

Yes, I am still here. Long time no post, huh?

My world is pretty busy here lately.  Vacations, school beginning again, scrapbooking, and the most exciting news...becoming a grandmother for the first time!  I will be called GiGi.  So, excited.  Laila Frances was born just in time for Brian (Pop) and I (GiGI) to celebrate our first Grandparents Day.  

I cannot wait to start scrapping pages of my grand baby.  Until then, here are just a few of about 35 scrappy pages I have completed this Summer.

Hope to catch up soon!









It is FOOTBALL season, so...you know the drill.  I may or may not have time to post.  I really must get back into the swing of things.  Blogging is just not what it used to be, huh?!

Toodles!