Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Space Patrol Commander -- featuring October Afternoon :)

Hi everyone :) 

I wanted to share my take on the latest My Scraps & More sketch challenge :) 

I used October Afternoon's Rocket Age collection :)  I have had this collection forever ... in fact I got it in a past ScrapbookCircle.com kit -- and I finally used them for these photos :) 








And here is their sketch :) 





Thanks so much for stopping by! I appreciate it! :)

Monday, July 28, 2014

The Story of a Boy -- featuring Authentique :)

Hi everyone!



*** today is my very first post on Frosted Designs blog and I wanted to share my project here too -- below is what I have written/shared on the Frosted Designs blog *** 


Julie with you here today with my very first 'official' post for Frosted Designs! I am super excited to be here and figured with my first post, I would share some things about me! :)

1) I have been scrapbooking since before dinosaurs roamed the Earth!  Well, not really, but it has been almost 18 years since I started, when my son Adam was born.  When I started, I was a single mom to my son, so I didn't have a great quality camera, so a lot of his younger year photos are dark, small, a lot of background with not a lot of Adam (no zoom) and overall not the best!

2) I love to buy paper collection packs!  Why? Because you get all the paper in a collection for a great price, and don't have to worry about 'missing' any of the papers in the collection.

3) I love to make mini albums! This also leads into #2! Having paper collection packs make making a mini album easier! You have enough papers to create an entire album and have extra papers to add dimension to your pages in your mini album! 

4) I love to UPCYCLE! That is one of my big things! I will upcycle/recycle anything into my art! For this mini album I am sharing today (and others I have made), I am using cardboard sleeves that I collected from a ton of my co-workers when my company gave us a paper pad portfolio, that was covered in the cardboard sleeve.  I cut them down to size for my mini albums and they are the perfect upcycle item! 

And now for my mini-album!  As I mentioned above, I have a lot of photos from my son Adam growing up -- they aren't the best photos, since I didn't have a great camera when he was growing up, but that doesn't mean that they don't deserve to be scrapped! :) 

I used Authentique's Suave collection for my mini album!






























































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