Monday, December 7, 2009

Scrapping the Music and much more...

OOOOHHHH, I have a new favorite song, Uncle Kracker's Smile. It is my #1 on my regular playlist if you'd like to hear it! (just pause the Christmas music). Or stop over to Scrapping the Music this week and play along with us.. there are so many things you can do with this song. Here is my layout!!! Journaling strips read:
You're better then the best, I'm lucky just to linger in your light,
Cooler then the flip side of my pillow, that's right, completely unaware,
nothing can compare to where you send me, you make me smile like the sun,
fall out of bed, sing like a bird, dizzy in my head, spin like a record, crazy on a Sunday night,
You make me dance like a fool, forget how to breathe, shine like gold, buzz like a bee,
just the thought of you can drive me wild, don't know how I lived without you,
cuz everytime that I get around you,
I see the best of me inside your eyes,
OOHHH, you make me smile!!!

I used paint, glimmer mist, randome things and created this Anything goes type of layout while listening to the song... I was dancing too! I sponged the journaling strips to get a distressed effect and match my color scheme. I hope you smile!!!

On Saturday, Grammy and I took the kids to Giant to see Santa, they went right up to Santa and said hello, we gracious and adorable. They told Santa what they wanted and had a blast.

Jeremy watched the kids so we met him there with Makenna and I was able to get 3/4 cousins with Santa. She wasn't too keen on Santa and needed Bryce to stand by his side and then she stood by Bryce. (Reminds me of my favorite picture of me and my sister with Santa when we were little... I am smiling... Catherine is crying....)

Then, Grammy, She She, Pappy, Jean, Jenn, Randy, Justin, Faith, Tyler, Gavin and I played Bingo to try to win some toys. Well, it was so much fun. Here is what my cards looked like. It was intense. She She was the lucky winner and went home with a monetary prize... Faith won a door prize.
Gavin and Justin with Bingo dots on their noses.
Jean and Pappy deep in thought during Bingo. They are so cute together.

When we got home, it had snowed and snowed... all Clara wanted to do was play in it... she was all dolled up and just sat herself down in the snow. She does it every year... 1st thing when she hits the snow she either sits in it or does a snow angel. So they had a snowball fight...
It was great packing snow!
Snow much fun!
Winter view
Today, I taught my coworkers how to make some Christmas gift card holders, lottery ticket holders, and tags. I had a blast with the ladies and got a few of them "hooked" on scrapping! We said we were going to make it a tradition! Can't wait until I can host it at the cabin!
Lottery ticket holder
This Gift card holder design was created by my friend Buffy...
Tonight I am grateful for...
activities with my kids
kids behavior with Santa, at church and in general
(they are such good little kids and I get compliments all the time.)
Scrapping with kindergarten today... I had a blast
yummy snacks
new favorite song- Smile
the blog hop- so many visitors to my blog- I hope they continue to come back and be inspired
snow
and
snow that melted!
*** edit***
Thank you to all who joined me in our blog hop for Ch{all}ange Masters this weekend. We hope you found lots of inspiration!
My RAK winner is...
Sally Cranney- please email me your address so I can get your goodies out to you!
I hope you all continue to pop back in and visit!

5 comments:

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

i loveeeeeeeeeeeeee that Uncle Kracker song too....one OF my NEW faves!!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE the photos and the snow is YUMMY! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Diana Fisher said...

Love it all!! Esp that music page, simply adorable!! :)

Terry said...

Love the layout- very nice. I would love to learn the lottery ticket holder. Let me know if you have that class.

MommyScraps said...

LOVE the play list... CONGRATS on winning the November Elements challenge at Design Dollies! Pop on over and send us your mailing address so I can get your prize in the mail!!! Happy Scrappin!

redoaklines said...

GORGEOUS layout! :)

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