Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Lemons aren't Dandelions

Today started out cold and foggy.

It didn't warm up till after lunch even though the sun had finally broken through after the cloud lifted, which was 9-10am.

I thought I would get outside and enjoy the sun but early on in the morning it was still chilly so Lucy and I only ventured out for a little while in the morning. I took some photos, trying to master the focus on my camera. Here are some of the shots I took.





A pumpkin flower







and I just don't think Lemons take the same sort of photograph as dandelions do...




and my fave photos...






The Schmuz was in her new dress today, we put her up a dress size over the weekend and I had bought this one last month. She just loved it and also wore her new necklace all day too. She followed me around with her talking princess camera and every time she took a photo of me I took a photo of her. Liked that game ;)



Also scrapped this page for Scrap Mojo Challenge number 33. Seems like forever since I took up one of their challenges. One of the big things I love about that challenge blog, apart from the DT which is the number one thing I love about it, is that it pushes you. It gives you amazing inspiration for pages and allows you to explore different techniques or products, love it! So here is my page



Made my frame with pattern paper, Sass Lass, that I stitched down like ribbon.



Handy hint, scrunch up your strip of paper before sewing it down. It makes it easier to fold and push through the sewing machine.




Covered some more buttons, woodgrain fabric was part of an earlier Q Tea kit.



Megan came home with 6 boxes of Girl Guide biscuits today. So the next few weekends will be tied up with soccer, church and selling biscuits :)

Hit my blogger photo limit AGAIN, so been uploading from photobucket, grrr. Will have to go back and delete more older photos on my blog to overcome this problem. Wish blogger would give more photo limit to us bloggers that don't want to pay for the privilege.
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18 comments:

  1. What a beautiful page. I love the freshness of the colours. I stitch paper a lot too - but have never thought of using quite like that ... I'll give it a go now :)

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  2. Beautiful photos....and loveeeeeeeeeeeeee that LO..scrap mojo does ROCK! :):):):):):):):):):):):):)

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  3. i love the photos...even the lemons. yellow is my favorite color. i like the game you Lucy play. that's so sweet.

    the layout is fantastic. i thought the paper frame was ribbon. very clever.

    hope you get some sunshine and warmth your way.

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  4. LOVEEEEEEEEE the photos and the the lemon is great!!!!!! I so enjoyed visiting with you today!!!! The page you did is AHHHH, stunning!!! Thanks for the hint about stitching the paper, I broke so many needles trying to do this!!! Happy Wednesday!!!!

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  5. Mmmm. Girl scout cookies. Good thing you are there and I am here.

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  6. Love your scappiness! And you are doing great with the focus. I really like the moss photo.
    I know what it feels like when the sun comes out and you just want it to be warm so you dress for spring.. I did that today. It's 36, and I've got sandals on..

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  7. love that layout Sharmaine..and loving your pics as well..I so can't wait to scrap!

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  8. I like the way you did the stitching/frame of Sassafrass paper around the scrapmojo challenge.

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  9. love your take on the mojo challenge- lovely! Especially the sassafras paper around the photo!

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  10. This is truly lovely!! I love that photo the frame, the colors!! YUM!

    TFS!

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  11. Gorgeous page, love every single detail of it!!! Thanks for playing with us :-)!

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  12. OOOH wow I love the stitching on the paper. Thats so lovely. Nice pumpkin flower.. Little tip look down at the base of the flower and if its got a fat stem (looks like a teeny tiney pumpkin) its a female. Get a feather and find a male and make some babies!

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  13. Oh My, your Lo makes my heart sing!! Love the ripped top, off to try that tonight! and arent's biscuits cookies lol gotta try some lol. Thanks for playing.

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  14. Awesome page for the Mojo challenge. I love your border technique!

    Also, I'm enamored with your photos! Those pink socks are to die for and that lemon makes me pucker just looking at it! :)

    You're now in my Reader so I can stalk your blog more!!!! :D

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  15. I love your page!!

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  16. YAY!!!!!!!! YOu played along!! I've missed your layouts!! And this one is beautiful!!!

    Melissa - Mojo

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  17. You are such an incredible scrapper! I always love seeing your take on the challenges. The layers and textures are glorious. Thanks for playing!

    Sincerely,
    Michelle (Scrap Mojo)

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