Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Family, Friends, and a Soccer Ball

It was National Scrapbook Day.  What does any red blood American do?  They scrapbook of course!  LOL  Well, I did scrapbook but I didn't scrapbook all day.  Actually, I took most of the day to spend with my family...my son and his family...his in-laws...and a soccer ball.  My granddaughter had two games, the last two games, of the season that day.  She was determined that her team would win both games. 

H's team did win both games.  She made 5 goals for the day!  Grandparents could not be any prouder.  The team tied for first in their league.  The only downside was a weird accident that was three players in a sort of pile up and one of the girls broke their arm.  She didn't even cry, just "Mom, I just can't move it."  Fortunately, mom is a nurse and knew right away what was wrong.  Koodos to the young lady with so much courage. 

Here is my layout commemorating the day.  I did take Lynn Murphy's advice to turn a very blurry photo into a watercolor with PSE.  I like how it turned out.  It is the small one with H making her last goal of the day. 

 Paper Collection is from Bo Bunny's Serenity. Design inspired by Valerie Solomon.

The center of the flower is Epiphany Crafts epoxy rounds with Bo Bunny's paper and the cameo piece is from Bo Bunny.  Martha Stewart border punch; Chatterbox rub-ons; ribbon Fancy Pants and American Crafts. 

For the two large flowers I used an OLD rub-on by Basic Grey over this new collection from Bo Bunny.  I loved how it turned out.  Bird...Prima; brown ribbon...Fancy Pants; aqua ribbon...American Crafts; white leaves...my little shoebox; metal accent...Bo Bunny.

Good day had by all...fun night scrapbooking.

Don't forget to post your mini-book...any size or paper...by tomorrow midnight Pacific Time to be entered in the drawing for the Bo Bunny Alora collection.  Here's the LINK...good luck. 

Have a Crafty Day!







Gratitude List
1.  being with Little Honey
2.  Adam and Vanessa
3.  Mary's continued recovery
4.  Mary's love for her entire family...extended as well as her own
5.  God's grace for allowing such gracious people in my life

8 comments:

  1. Great layout! Love the rubons!

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  2. Great story behind a great layout! Love all the layering!

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  3. Fun layout, Debby! I guess I missed Lynn's tip about using the watercolor feature in PSE. I have the perfect pic to try it on. Thank you!

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  4. Love it!!! so much to look at and the pictures are super fun!!! great post!!!

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  5. oooo great page I love it. And you took my advice. *gasp*faint*thud. lol!!!! glad it worked out for you!

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  6. such lovely details!!! LOVE it!

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  7. Love the layout and the fact that it's a sports layout, but is still girly! Love Penny P.S. I spent the day at the soccer field also! (no great wins, but a great time, football is our game here!)

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  8. I love that you fit so many pictures on your layout and the layering is great! I got my punch yesterday too! Thanks!

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