Friday, September 07, 2018

Color, Stories Inspiration #261

Hello there, How are you doing this September day! We have had Fathers Day last weekend and Woolworths has not disappointed  by having some Christmas Puddings on sale already!! hehe.. crazy hey??!! Other stores look like they are clearing shelves for... you know what..!!  so we better hang onto our hats cos the rest of the year is gunna fly !! It is extra busy for me as this is my Daughters last year.. year 12 ... exams.... and then formal...  so busy busy busy!!

And speaking of my Daughter...  The new challenge is up and running over at
Color, Stories, Inspiraton #261 and as Scrapmatts are a sponsor we were asked if we would like to join in as guest detectives again this month.. sooo I created a layout for the challenge.

This is the scene and colors, and if you pop over to the C.S.I. BLOG and check out all the inspiration and see all the clues if you can join in...

As the criteria was to document something about school, I found a photo of my DD in year one and created my layout around that..
I used the colors as well as a solid white back ground, ledger paper print, fruit - apples, calendar, clock, film strip, school themed elements, numbers, stamps..

some close ups.

First Grade..
Where has the time gone? Soon I will be scrapping her Graduation!!!

And I would like to share a layout I created just for fun last month and I haven't shared it on my blog yet, it was for my DT work for Scrapmatts and it is a simple page that didnt take too long to create. It is a photo of my Dd and our old Horse Bess who is no longer with us..  for any close ups you can pop over to the SCRAPMATTS BLOG .

Well thanks so much for coming by, and thanks for the comments that I love to read. I appreciate each one!!  I hope you have a lovely weekend..

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  1. These are BOTH GORGEOUS! LOVING the paint splatters on both and those clocks on the first one!!!!!!!!

  2. Two absolutely gorgeous pages Lizzy!! Love, love, love the background on the school page! The splats and stamped numbers fit the theme perfectly and are a fabulous backdrop for all the school related details and layering!! Your second page is gorgeous too! Love the chippie framing the photo and all the lovely layers underneath!! Have a great weekend!! hugs xx

  3. Beautiful LO,ts Lizzy,thanks for visiting my blog.x

  4. You know what Lizzy it terrifies me how fast time flies by... more so now that I am a granny. It is so scary and yep the Christmas stuff is starting to show its head here too. Love the CSI layout and I miss the challenges. Next I have to organise my time so that I can take part in challenges again. I have really battled to balance my time between scrapping, family and social media... before you know it the day is gone. So we will try again. I have missed my visits to my favourite blogs and I always love seeing your layouts. Your girl is getting so big too. The school layout is awesome and I love the colours on the second layout too. It is nice to be back here <3

  5. Hi Lizzy! Yes, looking at the world through a child's eyes is a wonderful thing! I hope you are having a wonderful September so far! I love both of your pages. The second one is absolutely beautiful and great that you made it just for fun! And the first one - wow! Your page documenting your daughter's first grade school year is wonderful and a perfect take on the CSI challenge. And I agree so much . . . soon I will be scrapping Anne's graduation, too, as she is in her sophomore year of high school already. Time really flies!!!!! I know you are enjoying every minute!!! Have a great week, my friend. Hugs!

  6. Gorgeous work Lizzy,don’t they grow up so quickly?!

  7. Beautiful layouts Lizzy. You do school themes so well, I love the use of the clocks to signify time going by and a precious layout of your daughter with her loved Bess

  8. An inspirational school page - I find them difficult to do, yet you make it look easy. From Grade 1 to Graduation in the blink of eye eh! The days rush past faster as I get older and I'm never going to catch up!


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