Monday, September 6

a bookmark and a layout

After a looooooong holiday weekend I am feeling the joy of back to school all over again. Okay, so they were only home for 3 days, but the older two are bickering like crazy. Tonight I ended up locking myself in my scrappy room for an hour eating a yummy cherry chip cake (well a piece of it anyway) and then decided to make work on a few back to school projects to envision the light at the end of the Labor Day tunnel. LOL.

First up is a layout I made from the photo of my older two the morning of the first day of school. Allsorts challenge this week is 'new beginnings' and I thought starting a new school year was definitely a beginning! :) I also used the Stuck sketch posted on the 1st. I used a piece of my daughters actual lined handwriting paper for the top part of the title and the long strip. The 'ABC' strip is twill that's printed cool is that?? :) The photo actually opens up like a little book to show pics of them individually. The embellies of the left are actually 3D little pieces. The notebook even has a real itty bitty spiral ....CUTE!!!!

Next up is a back to school Goodie I just made for my son. Yes, they've been in almost a month, but he didn't notice that I just made it, so it's all groovy. It fits three different challenges. Cupcake Craft Challenges: Books and Stories and Crazy 4 Challenges: Book related. The ABCs on it also work for the Our Creative Corner Challenge this week.

After finishing the second project, I decided to unlock the door and try to make sure my hubby wasn't sitting eating his piece of cake while the kids were duct taped to the wall. He had them all bathed, snuggled up and ready for bed. GO HUBBY! :)


  1. Awwwwwwwwwwwww what a sweet hubby!!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeee the lo and that book mark...I need to make some of those too! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

  2. Thank you for joining us at Cupcake Craft this week Christina with such a lovely and cute creation ! Good luck ! Smiles from Catherine

  3. Fab LO and I love the bookmark too.
    Thanks for playing along with my challenge at Allsorts this week.
    Good luck
    Debs xx

  4. Nice layout and what a cute picture :-D
    Thanks for joining us at Stuck?!

  5. What a cute school layout! I notice you are from Kansas... I am too!!

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