Friday, August 26, 2011

Right 34

I gotta warn y'all right off the bat that this is a photo heavy post...not really heavy but more than I normally post. Thanks to Crate Paper's fabulous Restoration Kit there were so many details I needed to capture in my LO. First I must say that this kit is truly awesome! The papers are just divine, I love their texture & the vintage appeal they have. Plus, all the extra punch outs & cardstock stickers are so groovy!!

This is the second LO of myself I've done this week because I've realized that I very rarely scrap photos of myself. Like most of you, I am always the one behind the camera & I always scrap everyone else in the family. But, I recognized that I needed to scrap myself as well so here is another one to go in the album. I wanted this one to focus more on who I am at this very moment, what's in my life right now that makes me...well, me. And this line from Crate Paper suited that purpose to at "T."

All items from Crate Paper's Restoration Kit except:
Tiny Type - Cosmo Cricket 
Brown Thickers - American Craft
Distress Ink - Tim Holtz (walnut stain)
Floral Ribbon - Offray
Adhesives - Glue Glider Pro, Pop Dots, Aileen's Fast Grab Tacky Glue

As always, I wanna say thanks so much for stopping by! For those of you who leave me comments, they make every day extra special & I value them so very much. Y'all are awesome & I count my blessings that I've been lucky enough to make so many wonderful friends through my crafty endeavors! Make sure to check back in a couple days for another Your Memories Here post, a Paper Issues post & new linking party, and a very special post because I'm the Guest Designer next week over at The Paper Variety! Woo-Hoo! How exciting is that?! I simply can't wait for my Wednesday reveal! Until then, Happy Craftin'!

I'm also entering my LO into the following challenges!
Crate Paper - Routine (inspired by me, what i am right now that influences my everyday activities!)
CropStop - Anything Goes
Creative Scrappers - Sketch #169
Sketches in Thyme - Open Challenge (used creative scrappers sketch #169!)
PaperCrafting Journey - Anything Goes
Inspire Me Fridays - Inspiration Link Party
The Paper Variety - Travel Theme (based on 'life's journey!')
Inkspirations - Color Challenge


Sandi Smith said...

Beautiful Crystal..I too have been meaning to do this but never get around to actually doing it!

Lori said...

Great way to document your life. It's a fabulous page!!! found at inspire me fridays

curlyqmosaics said...

This is a gorgeous layout Crystal! I love all the details and of course the yummy Restoration goodies! Congrats on the guest design spot next week, very exciting!

Vicki said...

What a fabulous LO! Love all of the journaling and details. Thanks for joining our CropStop "Anything Goes" Challenge!

Kathleen B. Hernandez said...

What a fab . . . fabby LO! More!!!

Thanks for joining us at CropStop!

Blog: “Let’s Get Scrappy!”

Brandi Wiggins-Côté said...

Great details on a cool page! Thanks for playing!


tiffany said...

such a fun page, love doing these kinds of LOs! Thanks for joining in the challenge at Sketches In Thyme! =) Tiffany

Hannah said...

Great LO, love the colours and paper combinations. Great take on the theme this week at TPV :) I look forward to welcoming you to the team next week, enjoy it :) Thanks for playing along at TPV this week :)

Rachel said...

LOVE all the layers on this layout!!!! I love how you did the words too-great job and thanks for playing at TPV!!!

Kylie said...

great mix of colours...thanks for playing at TPV

Jinny Newlin said...

Oooo! LOVE all these gorgeous textures and trims and patterns! Such a beautiful page full of everything great in scrapbooking! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Sketches in Thyme!

JustYolie said...

Gorgeous layout! Lovin' all the pretty...I need to do a layout of me as I am now 42! Yikes! 42! LOL

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