Wednesday, July 20, 2011

always up for a challenge

I had the day off today and I would like to say that I spent it cleaning but sadly I can't. After staying in bed as long as I could and giving the boys some breakfast I went to the computer and tried to catch up on some blog reading. As always one blog leads to many other blogs and before I know it the boys were hungry for some lunch. After feeding them, which by the way when did Isaiah become a vacuum, I decided to tackle all me little crafty projects that I had been putting off. After all I was freshly inspired and motivated after seeing so much blog candy. I got a frame repainted and made me a new makeup bag, which I still need to take take picture of and I made my layout out for the MME sketch challenge. Here is the sketch

I decided to go with a 8.5x11 layout.

My Mind's Eye: patterned paper, cardstock stickers and twine, American Crafts: thickers, Echo Park: alpha stickers, Crate Paper: label sticker and cardstock

Now if only I could be at my craft table on all my days off.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

The boys are back

After a month of having some peace and quite, I again here feet running an mouths yelling through out my house. I am happy to have the boys back but I miss being able to just head out with no agenda with Trey.
Did get lots of scrappin' done just need to find the time to post. Here are some of the ones I have managed to scan.

Crate Paper: patterned paper and cardstock stickers

Basic Grey: patterned paper, chipboard and label stickers, Echo Park: letter stickers, American Crafts: thickers, pearl bling, lace and tulle

MME: patterned paper and cardstock stickers, Jillibean Soup: corrugated letters, Crate Paper: letters, Studio Calico: cardstock sticker, Basic Grey: chipboard sticker and lace

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

alls quite on the western front

Well summer has rolled around again and that only means one thing in the Posey household. The boys get shipped off to their grandparents. It is something that both I and the boys look forward to. I get to enjoy a quite and semi clean house. They get to spend half the time with my parents where they have tons of cousins to play with, including my brothers kids.

Then they get to spend the other half with my in-laws where they have like 40 acres to run around on.
Now I do miss them, especially when it comes time to wash dishes or take out the trash. But it gives me plenty of time to catch up on my reading and of course scrap. And seeing as I have been trying to get back in the groove of things I decide to make this layout for the Paper Issues blog. It's a very easy challenge seeing as I have tons of guy pictures to choose from.

Basic Grey: patterned paper, cardstock sticker, KI: glitter letters, MME: ribbon, Maya Road: Maya mist & foil star sticker

Enjoy the rest of your week!

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

so random...

We had a nice little getaway this weekend out to see the family in Texas and I am still trying to recover. But I did say I would try to post more often.... First let me ask (for all my scrappy friends), have you ever started a layout that had so much potential and then it just went no where. Well this is that layout for me. I seriously have been working on it for five months. And since I am not one to start over I finally just decided to plop some journaling on it and call it a day. I was just tired of it sitting on my desk.

Basic Grey: patterned paper, Studio Calico: label sticker, Echo Park: label sticker, Making Memories: tiny alphas, Heidi Swapp: chipboard star & thread

Also today is my friend Carol's birthday so I thought I would post this fun card just for her.

Basic Grey: patterned paper and stickers & kraft cartdstock

Have a great week everyone!

Sunday, May 8, 2011

No need to check your eyes

No my friends, your eyes are not deceiving you, I am actually blogging. I realize that it has been months so I apologize to the few people that actually read my blog. The Posey house has been terribly busy plus the new job has taken more out of me then I expected. And so with all the everyday happenings scrapping got sent to the back burner, therefore I had nothing worth posting except for a few lines that facebook could handle. But I just had a great Mother's Day weekend that included a little scrapbook getaway. I must say it took me awhile to get the juices flowing but once I did I was cranking them out!
I will start out with a little George, because lets face it he's a hottie! I can't take credit for the pictures, they were "borrowed" from the Birmingham News website.

Echo Park: patterned paper & stickers, Studio Calico: stickers, cardstock, brad, ribbon

We did take a little time out during spring break and headed out to the Smokies with grandparents and had a blast.

Echo Park: patterned paper & stickers, American Crafts: thickers and a ticket

There was plenty more but I can't go showing it all, because then you people will be expecting such updates everytime. But I do promise not to have such a dryspell again, for my mental health sakes. Have a great week!

Thursday, January 6, 2011

I hate to see it end

I am sad that Croppin Paradise is not having a DT next year. The rest if the DT girls and I were very dissapointed. So for one last hurrah here is one of my favorite things about being on the dt and some of my favorite layouts.
One of my favorite things about being on the DT was of course getting to know lots of great new people and making great friends. But another thing that I love is the fact that a lot you helped me break out of my box a little and help expand my scrap booking style. For instance I find myself layering more and hand cutting. Simple hand cutting but who knows where that could lead, right!! I will say that it was a great honor to work next to a bunch of talented ladies and to have a great coordinator like Trish. I will miss working with y'all!

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Have you been keeping up with all the great holiday ideas featured at the Croppin Paradise Christmas Bazaar. You should go check out if you haven't. I almost hate to see all of it end. So with out further adu...... "On the 12th day of Christmas my scrappy friend gave to me.... a new 2011 calendar!

Crate Paper: patterned paper, die cut stickers and chipboard shapes, Cosmo Cricket: tiny alphas, kraft cardstock

Go check out the forum to see how to make your own!