Tuesday, May 31, 2011

ARTastic's New June Challenge

This month's inspiration comes from the painting, Argenteuil, by Edouard Manet


Diva Demand for 6 additional points:
1) 2 people in photo - 1 pt
2) use striped PP - 2 pts
3) include a boat somewhere on the LO - 3 pts

Here's my LO:

Open up my scrapbooks and they are filled with LO after LO of my DD, Temple, so it was nice to do one of Charles and me!  I got the paper-piecing pattern for the boat from Scrapbooks, etc.
I must also acknowledge Temple's photography skills as she took this picture of Charles and me!

Make sure you make your way to ARTastic and join in on the challenge!
Happy Scrapping!


Saturday, May 28, 2011

Water Babe!

We were down in Daytona Beach a couple of weeks ago, and of course I took pictures of Temple!  She's on the swim team this year and out of all of the sports activities we've had her in over the years, I think she's found her sport.  The team will have their first competition on June 11th, and Coach Kate has the team perfecting their freestyle technique.  They've also started to learn the breast stroke and the back stroke.  It amazes me how Temple just zips through the water!!!

I digress!  Here's my digi layout of her at Daytona Beach:

Thanks for looking and Happy Scrapping!

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Temple's First Communion

Temple finished her 2 years of sacramental classes and finally participated in her First Communion along with 19 of her fellow Sacramental Classmates!  It was a joyous time for us!
That's Grandma Arvis in the picture with us!
Thanks for looking and Happy Scrapping!

Monday, May 16, 2011

Screen to Scrap May Challenge

I joined in on this month's challenge over at From Screen to Scrap.  Inspiration is from the movie poster, Love Actually.

For an extra 6 bonus points, your LO should include
1) A red bow
2) A journaling note
3) Add names to the people in your photos
Here is my LO based on the criteria:

I pretty much kept this LO quite simple--I just wanted to focus on the photos of my family.  I also drew the 'Love' on cardstock, cut it out and painted each letter with red acrylic water paint.  I also cut the journaling tag out on my Cricut.
Thanks for looking and Happy Scrapping!

Thursday, May 5, 2011

ARTastic May Challenge!

Exciting things are happening at ARTastic this month!
First let's start with May's inspiration painting
'Mother and Sarah Admiring the Baby'
by Mary Cassatt

Mother and Sarah Admiring the Baby - Mary Cassatt
(This will coincide with Mothers Day on Sunday May 8th)
Diva Demand for an extra 6 bonus points try and
work the following into your layout.

1. Single Photo of a mother, grandma, child etc....holding a baby = 1pt
2. Lace somewhere on the page = 2pts
3. Something orange = 3pts
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Here's my interpretation:
 
This is a picture of Temple with my niece's baby, Solomon.  He was 3 months at the time this picture was taken and now he's 9 months and from what I understand a joyful handful!

The ARTastic Design Team have put together some great submissions,
so there's lots of inspiration to share with you!
Entries for 'Mother and Sarah Admiring the Baby' will close
Saturday 28th May at midnight.
Stick around for our second Birthday celebrations
incorporating Mothers Day!!

All Random Draws
Open to Members, Followers, Sponsors, and DT's
Mother's Day Challenge #1
Make a Mother's Day Card
Prize is the 'Everyday Magic Kit'

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Mothers Day Challenge #2
Your Favourite photo of your mum
(Can be baby, toddler, young adult etc...)
Prize is the 'Moments to Remember' kit
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 Mother's Day Challenge #3
Celebrity Mom's
Please find pics of the following celebrity mothers:
1) Kylie Minogue
2) Dakota Fanning
3) Martha Stewart
4) Oprah
Prize is the 'Sweet Treats' kit

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Mothers Day Challenge #4
Mothers Day Quiz
Do not answer here in the comments section, please send your answers to shazzaalleyes@hotmail.com
Answer the following questions:
1)When is Mothers Day celebrated?
2) Identify the famous name associated with Mother's Day?
3) Which Country was the first to recognize Mother's Day?
4) What was Mothering Sunday?
5) What brought an end to Mothering Sunday?
6) In which year did Mothers Day become an official holiday?
7) What was the favourite flower of ...the answer to question 2?
8) What is the official flower for Mothers Day?
Prize is the 'Petunia' kit
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Mothers Day Challenge #5
Mothers Day Poem
Write a short poem about Mothers day, your mom or anything associated with Mothers Day
Prize is the 'Butterfly Kisses' kit

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Blog Candy
Pic to go here shortly :)
Random Draw
If you enter all 5 mothers day competitions, you automatically go in the Draw for this Huge Blog candy of scrapping supplies
- donated by Lisa Hanrahan, Amanda Taylor, Michelle Lark,
Debi Clark and Shazza
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Make sure you visit ARTastic and join in all of the fun!
Looking forward to seeing some great entries this month :)

Happy Scrapping!

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