Saturday, October 02, 2010

Blue Skies Smiling At Me

Today it’s been a gorgeous spring day

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Inspiring spring weather
Spent some time out in the garden
Weeding
Pruning
Planting seeds
Transplanting seedlings
Getting ready for the summer growth
Spied these and smiled

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Looking forward to munching on some apricots
Yumma-dumma-ding-dong!!
Dave took the girls up to ‘the grassy spot’ to kick a ball or 4
While I finished off around the garden
And tonight Megan cooked dinner
Chicken and salad
Simple
But she enjoyed having the kitchen to herself
And felt in charge of it all…
While she did that I took the time to finish off this

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Inspired by the new Kraft It Up Challenge, using a sketch.
For the life of me I couldn’t remember the name of the beach we were at, in the photo,
and Google couldn’t help so I just wrote

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Wish Google maps were more helpful lol

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Revisited 2 old techniques, some fluttering butterflies and masking tape (under the paint)

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and tried something new, for me, no journaling

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The rubons, and title, helped to say it all :)
And sometimes it’s what you don’t say that speaks clearer and louder :)

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13 comments:

  1. Thanks for joining in at KIU. Your layout is awesome.

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  2. hey sharmaine! long time... just thought i need to drop a line again... gorgeous layout and photos. happy spring to you and yours! we have entered autumn here, but the blue skies are just as beautiful.
    have a great day!
    sylvia

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  3. Love the use of the map - so cute. The tag is a great idea for a title too.

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  4. lovelovelove the little map up at the top!

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  5. stunning LO .. LOVE EVERYTHING ABOUT IT. great work x

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  6. Love the use of the map. The whole layout is awesome!

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  7. hoolie doolie.. this ROCKS!!! love the roses there and the die cut you have cut and that journalling is GREAT!!
    Thanksf or playing along at KIU :) x

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  8. Hi Sharmaine,
    Thank you so much for your lovely comment on my blog. Just love your layout too. Gorgeous work. Love those Websters trims!!!

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  9. WOW love everything about this !!! The stiching is AWESOME!!! Thanks for joining in at KIU! xo

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  10. Wow - this is an awesome layout, I love how you've combined all your elements!

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  11. Your layout caught my eye on the KIU blog...simply had to have a closer look! It is simply gorgeous, love the butterflies & the use of rub-ons.

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  12. Brilliant work ! Love it ! Thanks for playing at KIU this month !

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  13. me again .. I just had to say I feel your LO is my very favourite from this months challenge.. absolutely love it !! thanks for your inspiration.. hugs from me X

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