Monday, June 23, 2014

I finished this layout on Friday and finally taking time to add it to my blog.  This layout seemed to take a while to come together!  First, I had a hard time finding a sketch that would work with all of my photos.....finally combining three different sketches.  The layout came together after combining the sketches, then I had a hard time deciding on the placement of my elements.  Gee....decisions, decisions!  I love the Simple Stories "Say Cheese" Collection and chose to use it since the color theme worked so well with my photos.  I also love the neat stickers & fonts that came with the collection.  I journaled on my layout yesterday and added a couple of strips of washi tape....journaling is my least favorite part of scrapping so I like to add it after taking my photo.  

I have to admit that I haven't scrapped as much as I was hoping I would this summer.....I seem to have too much time on my hands!  

Supplies-Kraft Cardstock, SS Say Cheese Collection, BG Hey You Collection, Black Cardstock, SS Say Cheeese Expression Elements, Stickers, Fonts, & Brads, BG Hello Photo Frames, BG Dark Chocolate Chip Font & Paper Studio Washi Tape.
I have been packing for a trip that I am taking this week with my sister, Gwen, to visit another sister, Rebecca & her family in Cape Girardeau, Missouir.  This will be my first visit to her excited!  I will be riding the train to Kansas City, Missouri, Gwen will pick me up and we will travel together to Cape Girardeau.  After our visit, Gwen & I will travel back to her home near Kansas City, then she and her husband will take me to Wichita for a visit with the kids for the 4th of July celebration.   

Wishing all of safe & fun week.  


  1. This is a great layout, Carolyn!! I love the way you incorporated all of the photos, and especially the fun photo strip!!

  2. Beautiful 2pager...and so many photos. It is amazing what you achieved.

  3. Have a fun trip! love how you used these elements. I have them too and haven't figured out how to use the die cuts, but I love what you did with them.