I am a mother. I am a wife. I am a sister, a daughter, an aunt, a cousin.
I am a scrapbooker.
I have always been artistic, it just took me a while to find my outlet. I sew, needlepoint, and draw. I also enjoy cooking and baking. I have dabbled in scrapbooking since high school by adding memorabilia to my pictures, but something was still missing.
I found modern scrapbooking after our first daughter was born and I have not looked back. I really do hope that someday, my children look at my scrapbooks and really get who I am and how much I love them. Within the last few years, I've been introduced to mixed media and well, the world will never be the same.
My husband of 12 years and I have two sweet little girls, aged 9 and 3. They are funny, sassy, sometimes naughty, silly, gorgeous, loving, bright, often cheerful, diva-esque little princesses, and they are the lights of my life. I am lucky to be married to my best friend; I swear, I love him more every day. In real life, I am a portrait and wedding photographer, but my true loves are all at home. :)
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Thursday, June 10, 2010

so far, my favorite photo of the bean and one of my favorite lifts ever; thanks for the inspiration melissa w :)

this was done for a challenge on scrapbook.com; since the internet has become so prevalent in our lives, we were challenged to create a layout featuring an online site we frequent. i based this on a pagemap from june. i used two facebook apps to tally the most-used words in my status updates and then to choose the statuses i found the most amusing or to be milestones, or a few that i felt just captured my life. i think the snapshot this provides of the last year of my life is pretty neat.

this is a little outside my normal style, but i like how it turned out. this was also for a scraplift challenge on scraplift.com
the large star chipboard is covered in a mix of pearl ex & glossy accents and gold stickles. it's from magistical memories; i bought some of their chip and LOVE it!

this is the closest i can come to a masculine layout ;)

one of my best friends got married in new orleans a few years ago and i'm still working on the wedding layouts :)

my daughter and a couple of friends entertaining themselves at hobby lobby while their moms scrap-shopped. we may have set up the first shot...

i made my own mist; equal parts mod podge and water. i used pearl ex and adirondack inks for the color, and used a piece of chip (magistical memories again) for the mask. and seriously...who DOESN'T love a little baby booty??


Regina Easter said...

wow wow wow ... your layouts are beautiful...hugs

kT said...


and yay for you scrapping again. i missed using your stuff for inspiration!

GMS said...

thank you ladies :)

kt, i've missed YOU! and your layouts lol :)

Amanda Sevall said...

I love your layouts! You've been rockin the scrapthatlon challenges! :)