Sunday 7 August 2011

Treading Water

That's how this week has felt.  Every day at work I feel like I've been treading water and only just managing to keep my head above it.  Never mind, the weekend arrived quicker than expected and I had no plans.  It has been great to have the time just to sit and scrap, yes I have missed Paul but he's on his way to Scotland for the Military Tattoo and I'm hoping he'll bring me back a bit of shortbread :)

So here's what I've been scrapping this weekend.  First up is the Weekly Challenge over at UKScrappers.  The challenge was to scrap a different size than usual and I have to admit that was way out of my comfort zone, I loved it though.  We also had to use pink or blue, journalling and old stash:
I love this picture of Maddie taken outside a restaurant almost at the foot of Portland Bill.
Inspired by Sian I got my Slice out and was delighted to find a flower on one of the cards that matched the printed flowers on the paper perfectly.

The second layout I did was for the House Challenge on UKS.  There was a sketch to follow and we had to use mixed alphabets and fonts:
Another great picture of Maddie on the same holiday in Weymouth.  I used the papers from July's Gotta Craft kit.
And I raided my vast selection of Thickers for the title.

I've asked Maddie to go through the photo albums to pick my next picture to scrap, so far she is refusing!  Never mind, I might try and find one of her pulling a funny face and scrap that just to annoy her :)

I hope you've all had a great weekend.
Jo xx


Anonymous said...

I love all the different thickers you have used on your Carousel title.

Sandra said...

What a great way to use up alphas on a title Jo. Both are gorgeous layouts

Alison said...

Great that you used all the different Thickers!
Alison xx

Fiona@Staring at the Sea said...

Great photos of Maddie and I love the Carousel title:)