Thursday, 21 April 2011

Growing Up

Hello Hello,
Another sunny one **smile**

I've been excited to show this page this week that I made using the new sketch from Sketchy Thursdays.

More so because of the photos.
It's the third Easter now that we've gone down to Charmouth and this year Hollie seemed so grown up. So I took a photo from each visit to compare.

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Hasn't she changed??? Louis still looks pretty much the same, but my baby Hollie is so different.
I suddenly have a child that goes out alone, shops alone, walks the dog for me, does house work and can be good adult company now. It's happended so fast.

I loved these wooden butterflies that came in this months Cocoa Daisy kit.
I think they are Maya Road. I cut the clouds out from some Studio Calico packaging.

Now the paint I want to really rave about. Jenni Bowlin. I can not praise this paint enough. LOVE IT!!
This colour is called Chicken Fed. Cute huh?!!

Don;t forget as always, pop along to join in this week with Sketchy Thursdays. Amazing inspiration and an amazing prize again. I'm so lucky to work with these girls.

We've had a very busy week. Louis went to a close friends bowling party on Tuesday and went back and stayed until yesterday afternoon. I left the card until the last minute so did my usual for a boys card.
Visited Twisted Sketches for a sketchy inspiration and grabbed my Sassafras bag of goodies.
The boys are really into Moshi Monsters, so the monster collection was perfect.

I have a quiet house today. Hubby at work, Hollie at Chessington with a friend, Louis go carting with his Dad. I would like to say I'm having a lovely time scrapping but I have a ton of work to do instead.
Nevermind. I want to make sure I'm free for family days on Saturday and Sunday and we are out on Monday. So it'll be worth it.

Thanks for stopping by and enjoy the sun if it's sunny where you are xx


Emma said...

wow the difference in Hollie in 2 years is amazing! I can see it starting to happen to Jess too. That paint does look very nice.

Scraptastic Mel x said...

Love all the paint effects - especially the sun. She has really changed - got a lot more trendy as she almost reaches her teens!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Wowwwwwww! She has grown! I love love love love the photos, that YELLOW and you always amaze me with that paint!!! And that card is ADORABLE! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Yep! We are moving :):):):):):):):):) Not far from where we are now, but we needed to downsize a bit as Brookie's surgeries are costing us a lot every year, so we need to make sure that we can still budget everything else too :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Diana Fisher said...

I just love this page. And I knew right away those clouds were from that package. I saved that same packaging!!! I love how you used it. And I can't believe what a difference a few years can make. So good that you captured that in one place like this.

2Angels said...

Wow, your layout is stunning! I just love, love, love the yellow paint it just gives such a happy sunshine feel to the page, just gorgeous! :)

Fay aka Beautifullily said...

Such a fab LO, it made my heart skip a beat to see the changes in Hollie, how does that happen?? I think girls do change more quickly than boys, oh to slow down time!

yyam said...

What a happy layout! Loving that paintwork! :)

Sarah said...

I love those butterflies on your layout and how you used them as a mask! (btw, I gave you an's on my blog ;)

LadyBug said...

Fantastic LO!!! I love all the paint layers! Wish I could create layers like that I just get a brown mess :(

Antonia Krajicek {Green Horned Unicorn} said...

Gorgeous page! And what a fun comparison over the years. It's amazing they grow that quickly :)

Jinny Newlin said...

GORGEOUS layout! LOVE your paint stripes and all those fabulous layers and butterflies! Scrumptious! Oh! And such a darling card, too!