Friday, 15 July 2011

School again!

Alex is ultra excited about having spent another half day at school today.  He really does like it and he is very fond of his new teacher and class room assistant and can't wait to start school properly.  As far as he is concerned September can't come soon enough!
Crafting wise I have continued with my Christmas scrapbook by documenting an event that was a tradition from my own childhood...opening stockings in my parents bed, only this year it was my son and his cousin who were opening their stockings in the same bed! I used a subtle vintage colour scheme as it fits with the colours of my Mum and Dad's room and followed this weeks Pencil Lines sketch. This also fits with the Simon says stamp and show 'stitching', DYSU 'sew', Kaboodle Doodles 'scissors' (I used them to cut round the stamped stocking image), Fresh Brewed 'three of a kind' (3 gems), The pixie cottage 'ribbon', Stamp, scrap and doodle 'cream, brown and one other' (blue in my case).
I have also made a birthday card for my uncle who turns 60 next month. I used my recent steampunk images for this so it fits with Gingersnaps 'cogs, gears and watch parts', Penny's challenge 'Happy Birthday' and Stampavie 'birthday' challenges.  That is all from me for now. Have a great weekend everyone.


WencheP said...

Fabulous LO. Thank you for joining us at Do You Stack Up.


Peggysue said...

Lovely layout Caro. It will be a wonderful keepsake. I’m glad you joined us for the Do You Stack Up? SEW challenge & hope to see your creativity here again!

Karen Howard said...

Very,very pretty! Love how you wrapped it in ribbon. Thanks for sharing with us at The Pixie Cottage! Hope to see you again next week. Hugs, Karen

Karen Shady said...

love what you did with the sketch :) I had a littl boy start school this year too. And he too loves it :) ( hopefully it will last)

Hestia's Helper said...

What a cutie your son is!!
Thank you for joining us this week at the Fresh Brewed Challenge !

Hestia's Helper

Kathleen B. Hernandez said...

Love the banner! And cute Christmas stockings too. Thanks for your layout entry. Hope to see more of your layouts in our challenge blog.

Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles!

"Let's Get Scrappy!"

Sadilla said...

the page is very nice, and the card so totally adorable!
thanks for playing along at THE PIXIE COTTAGE

Denise and Louise said...

Lovely layout. Thanks for playing along with us at DYSU this week xx

Deb (dcorder) said...

Nothing says "Happy 60th" better thank a little Steampunk gearwork! Thanks for joining us at Gingersnap Creations!

Julye said...

Fab and elegant card thanks for sharing with us all here at Penny's.

Wendy said...

Both of you projects looks absolutely gorgeous! Thank you for enter our Sketch/Wrap it in ribbon challenge over at The Pixie Cottage!


Astrid Maclean said...

Gorgeous card, lovely!

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

Terrific scrapbook page. So wonderful that you are preserving your family's precious memories. Great take on the stitching challenge. So happy you joined in the fun with us this week at Simon Says Stamp and Show!

Naomi said...

What a sweet tradition and a beautiful layout! I love the colour combo you chose. Thanks so much for joining us this week at DYSU!

Heather said...

These are both really great projects! I especially love your stocking covered layout. What a sweet and happy page this is!!!

Thank you for playing along with us this week at Freshly Brewed Challenges Triple Play Challenge.

Heather D.

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Great take on this theme.

Tenny Kusuma said...

Both of projects are simply adorable. Thank you for playing along with DYSU Challenge this week.