Monday, March 2, 2015

MCT Scrapping the Little Things

It's Scrapping the Little Things with My Creative Time, and I had the urge to pull out some old pics and make a 12x12 layout!  I came across these old pics of my son, niece, and nephew.  It brought back such memories.  My son and nephew are in colleges across the country from each other now and are the best of friends, always texting each other and looking forward to seeing each other on vacations.  But at the time these pictures were taken, they were fiercely competitive and fought all the time.  That middle picture of them racing down the dune is a perfect example!

I used a Jana Eubanks' sketch for my inspiration on the layout.  For the three action shots, I framed them with mats made with the smallest of the Stitched Rectangular Frame Dies.  The other picture is matted with a frame made with the 4x4 Journal Die.  

I spelled out my title using the Uppercase Fun Dies, Lowercase Fun Dies, and Number Dies + Add Ons.  To make my journaling card, I die cut a tag with the Tag Dies and stamped lines on it with a stamp from Get Schooled.  I also added a sentiment from Surf's Up.  Finally, I added a few die-cut beachballs  made with dies from Surf's Up.

Be sure to stop by Emma's blog to see what she and the rest of the team have to share with you today!

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  1. OMG Miss Katie OMG I love your LO.
    I read your story and yes I got tears what sweet, cute and funny story gosh takes me back when kiddos were little.
    Super great photos and love the scenery too....we have Dunes here in MI and they are a sight to see. Love so love your scrapped page you really did a fabulous clever and creative job.
    OMG LOVE!! YOU so ROCK!!

  2. Your LO is priceless Katie!!!! LOVE the story the pictures tell and your story to go along with them!
    AWESOME job!

  3. Super cute LO!!! Great pics...they grow up too fast!

  4. Hi Katie,
    I love your scrapbook page. What fun to go back and scrap all the wonderful memories. Have a great day.:) Linda

  5. I totally LOVE your LO Katie and the pictures are awesome!!! :)

  6. They grow way too fast...that was only 4 years ago. We always loved running down the dunes at Lake Michigan but there are no pictures :( Your son will be glad you had pictures and did such a fun page of the memory! Great job!
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  7. Katie ~ well isn't this layout simply PERFECT and DARLING!! Look how little they were ...OMG ~ where has the time gone??? I LVOE the matted/framed idea... the papers you chose and oh my the beach balls! Seriously too CUTE!!! Yes our layouts are completely different seasons ~ I want yours!!! As always AMAZING design!

  8. Katie, your layout is wonderful, as is the story of the cousins!


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