Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Whoa.... Wednesday!


 Happy Wednesday everyone!  We're into week five at school and I'm slowly getting my life "organized" and establishing MY routine!  CSI is keeping us hopping this month with their collaboration with Once Upon a Sketch.  I didn't have my layout finished in time for the reveal last Friday, but there's still time to play along with the current challenge!! 

My evidence includes:
tree/branches - TH Holly Branch die and some old faux wood fence Paper Studio papers
birds - I used my MS bird punch and some really old Colorbok Transparencies
flowers - I created my flowers with a mini heart punch and scored them down the center.  I then adhered the hearts to a piece of scrap paper and built up my flower.
newsprint pattern - Pleated Bazzil border cut in half
border - I layered MME Andrea Victoria papers, Golden Damask and back of Stripes after punching w/ two of my favorite EK Success punches. 
misting - I misted my TA Mists on my G45 paper hearts to bump down the brightness
woodgrain - the faux wood fence Paper Studio papers and a tag made from Creative Imaginations wood paper.

My journaling is in the form of a "newspaper article", 
Day At the Zoo
by:  Mom  October 2004
Today, Mom took Erin & Sarah to the Ft. Worth Zoo.
There the family enjoyed viewing gorillas, tigers, bears
and lions...

My second tag documented the "Daily Routine" we had developed since moving to Texas.   And both of these tags are tucked up and behind the picture of Sarah. 

If you're looking for some color ideas, or some product prompts or need a sketch to jump start your creativity, now's the time to head over to CSI and play along.  We have two fabulous sponsors and there's still an opportunity to throw your hat in the ring!

Not in the mood to scrap this week but still want a chance to win some Blog Candy??  Well here's your chance.  Head over to Cat's Blog.  Hop thru the blogs being shared.. be sure to leave comments at EACH blog as well as AT Cat's Blog... one random kitty can win some fabulous Blog Candy!!  And you'll see some wonderful creations by some great women.  You might even be inspired to join along there too!!  :D  Come on... here kitty kitty kitty....

6 comments:

Tina said...

this is a wonderful layout!

marilyn said...

Every time I see your layouts Shanuery, I know what I want my layouts to look like "when I grow up". LOVE your style.

Sandy Trefger said...

Shanuery, your layouts are amazing! How long does it take to do one or are they second nature to you? I think it would take me for. ev. er. Ha, ha. Love this!
~sandy
visit my blog @ sandy's crafty creations

Shaunery said...

@ Sandy Trefger
You know I've never really timed myself. This took longer than my "normal" because I was mimicking another DT's style.. And my kids interrupt me non-stop it seems.

Once the groove kicks in tho.. it's like "oh and grab that, smear this and where's that scrap of?..." and the process flows.

Now I'm gonna have to time myself!! Thanks Sandy!!

Valerie said...

Your work simply amazes me. Very beautiful, very crafty and artistic! Love this pic of your daughter. Well done!

Denise Case said...

Shaunery, I know we usually joke with each other A LOT, but on a serious note, I want you to know how gifted you are and how beautiful your work is!! You are an artist! I am glad you have a forum to share your beautiful work because it inspires me!! Love you, girl!!

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