Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Winter wonderland...

Rarely is it that we see snow in our part of North Carolina. We might get "snow" once a year, but it only lasts an hour or so, and still leaves blades of grass poking through the white patches. This morning was different, though. We woke up to a blanket of a couple of inches, and it didn't stop until late into the afternoon. Overall, we probably received 4"-5" at our house. And, lthough it's a few weeks too late for a white Christmas, we are enjoying the magical winter wonderland...





Although, Luka wasn't really sure what to do with it. He had seen snow last year when we were in Alaska, but he hardly played in it and definitely doesn't remember it. He mostly shadowed his older sister, and followed her lead...



Sake, on the other had, was totally bewildered. I'm sure she'll be more than happy when the grass makes its reappearance...



So, since I missed out on posting my LT projects right after the gallery premiered, better late than never! A Valentine wreath...



Then you just take that chipboard waste from all the little Scenic Route hearts on that wreath up there, and make a nifty little page frame out of it...



Our challenge this month was to use only 5 products on a layout...



And, we had a fabulous member gallery lift this month from Amy Parker...



It was the perfect opportunity for me to finally use all of those brochures I collected along the way during our trip to DC. I don't know about you, but I am guilty of always picking up brochures from all the places the we visit with the intention of using them on my pages. Somehow, though, I can never actually get them to "work" with my pages. But, the little circle border around the original layout definitely "worked" for adding some punched circles from the brochures. As dark as those museums are, it isn't easy to get a good photo and most of mine stunk. Fortunately, most of the things I took pictures of were included in the brochures. So, I just busted out my circles punches, and punched away...



Well, it's back to the last of my CHA projects for Chatterbox. I think you will be loving the new line! Wanna' peek? Check here.

And, there are lots of peeks of the amazing new lines by Pink Paislee here.

As soon as these projects are in the mail, and the CHA project insanity has died down... I'll post up the January 12 Months of Christmas project! ;0)

11 comments:

Mel G said...

Snow in NC? LUCKY!! :) Looks like the kids had a great time. And Sake, poor Sake... I wonder if she was she looking for Mr. Bumbles? hehe

Heather Prins said...

love all of it!!! Cute photos too!!

Amanda said...

you weren't kidding!! You got a ton of snow!! Great photos!! And Looooved you're LT projects this month!! :D

Jocelyn said...

I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the Valentine's Wreath!!! Wow you did get quite a bit of snow for NC. My Dad was just there several weeks ago playing golf and he said the temps were pretty warm!!! Glad to see the children enjoyed playing it!!! I wish we would get some real SNOW!!

jill s said...

i LOVE your v-day stuff!!

i hope you're having a good week!!

and so fun about the snow.

it's been SO cold here we haven't even been able to go out and enjoy it too much. sage announced yesterday that she doesn't like it anymore.

lizzyl said...

the snow looks so fun and the kids and sake look like they are enjoying it! your valentine's wreath is my absolute favorite, i just love how it turned out and I want to make one now!

Zoe said...

UGGGGGG You can have some of the zillion inches that we have had!!! As always lovin your crafty goodness!

~just me said...

and you were worried about running out of creative mojo!?! Silly girl, your new stuff is crazy fabulous like always!
~k

Michelle said...

Oh how much fun. I love your snow pictures. Poor Sake! I adore your projects! I'll definitely use that idea for the brochures. God knows I do the same thing on all my trips!

metrochic said...

SNOW! man. i saw none this year.

are you gonna be at cha?! um, please say yep.

JO said...

lovely, lovely scraps!

I wish I have more time to do that.


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