Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Building a Dream

My soon-to-be son-in-law is a general contractor. He built a new home this year. It was obvious from the beginning that although he had not popped the question, he was planning to ask our daughter to marry him. She helped him pick out carpet, paint, countertops, and pretty much everything else. Within 2 weeks after he closed on the house and moved in, he gave her an engagement ring. We knew it was coming! I did this layout to showcase the pictures of his house in progress.


(Double click on the picture for a better look.)

Monday, December 15, 2008

Baking Memories

These pictures were taken last year of my daughters and granddaughter making sugar cookies. They love making them, although we rarely ever eat them. By the time they handle the dough for 10 minutes, the cookies usually end up being hard. But the fun is still there, so we still make them.

Saturday, December 6, 2008

My First Card from the 2 Sketches 4 You Site!

Although I've looked at Laura & Kazan's sketch site several times (see blog here), I've never tried to do a card from one of their fantastic sketches. I decided I wanted to try this one. Here's the sketch --

Here's a birthday card I came up with using the sketch -- it has so much more dimension than the photo shows! I even tried to take pictures to show the dimension, but they really weren't a good comparison to the real thing!

This was so much fun!