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Monday, May 21, 2012

Beach Bum

Howdy blogging friends!
Wow, is it Monday already?? Where is the time flying to these days???
I cannot seem to keep up!

Today I have a layout I made for The Crafty Scrapper to go the Great American 
Scrapbook Convention that will be here in North Texas soon.
I have used the sketch challenge over
at Once Upon A Sketch for my design.
My papers are Creative Imagination - Love them! The colors are so wonderful. This picture
is of my DD2 the day I picked her up after her freshman year at Texas A&M. 
She was all tanned from spending a year on Galveston Island!

Here is the fabulous sketch I used
I have rotated the sketch 90 degrees to the left to suit my photo.
The journal prompt was the theme "Mother" and I have journaled about how hard it is for
a mom to let go when her children are grown! That was so hard to let her
go off to college, even though I knew she was ready. 
I tucked my journal card behind the layers of paper so it would be out of site,
I used a Ranger Manilla Tag and some netting from a fruit bag.

Thanks for stopping by today! 
Anita

8 comments:

  1. Aw, such a lovely page - I can't imagine letting my babies go yet, but I know there will come a time.
    xx

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  2. Beautiful! I love how you layered and misted everything!

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  3. Your journaling is lovely and love the mix of colours and papers. Thanks for joining us at OUAS :)

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  4. This is such a gorgeous page
    Thanks for playing along with Once Upon A Sketch
    xxx

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  5. your really rocked the sketch!! great job!

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  6. Beautiful work.I love how you interpreted the sketch.
    Thanks for playing along with us at OUAS!

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  7. The colours look fabulous used in your page Anita and I particularly like that rolled ribbon flower! My lovely daughter will be off to uni in just a couple of years and I am treasuring every minute of our time together.

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  8. Great page, love your take on the sketch. Thanks for playing along with us at OUAS =)

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~*~*~*~Anita~*~*~*~