Thursday, March 22, 2007


OK, so I didn't win the contest at Heart Full of Memories, but Kelly C. did, and her LO was fab, and am I a fool, and I didn't even vote for myself cause I thought hers was so great! LOL! But I love my LO, and that is all that counts really!!

Anyway, Creating Pages is having a crop this weekend, and I can't wait to see all the great challenges that will be posted, hop on over and join us, should be tons of fun!
Tell em Tobey sent you!

Friday, March 16, 2007


Well, the layouts are all complete, and the voting has begun. I took part in a 10 step challenge over at Heart full of Memories, and now it's time to vote on your favorite LO! And I am certain that mine is your favorite!! So click on this link, sign up to be a member and VOTE for me!!! I think my LO came out great....

Click here to register:

Once you are registered you can see my Layout:

and then VOTE!!!
go to the contests forum, then click on [Poll] Please Vote

Thanks everone!! I will post the actual LO here in a little bit, I have the LO on my Mac in the other room....

Thursday, March 15, 2007


Well, here it is, my latest layout. I did this one for the Creating Pages Springboard to Summer Challenge, week 5, the theme was "What's Cooking" and the LO had to be inspired by something in your kitchen. Well, I had so many ideas for this LO, it was hard narrowing them all down, but since I had just visited King Arthur Flour in VT, I just had to do this LO! The tag in the little shopping bag pulls out and talks about my trip to VT, and our visit to King Arthur (just read the previous post, and it will tell you all about it) and from my previous posting, you could probably guess why I picked "Who Knew" for the title. I guess my big inspiration was of course, my flour canister, pictured, but I also used a lot of silver eyelet brads, and the inspiration for those were my colanders. Thanks for looking, and feel free to leave my comments, I would love to know what you think about it!

Thursday, March 8, 2007


My Mom and I went to visit my Aunt and Cousin in Vermont today. It was about a 2 hour trip from my mother's house. Route 89 is absolutely gorgeous, with scenic vistas all the way up...unfortunately I was driving and didn't get any pictures...I did get some pictures of my Cousin and Aunt...and the big bonus for me was my Cousin took me to The King Arthur Flour was only 2.5 miles from my Aunt's, how could I pass that up, all I use is King Arthur flour in my scones (yes, the legendary ones...) I was pretty excited, and I did take my camera with Cousin took my picture sitting in the King Arthur Throne!! I was like a kid in a candy store really! I bought flour (Queen Gueneviere cake flour), some baking mixes, some really great citron extract, a new oven mit, and some of the best french bread DH and I have ever eaten!! It may have been my first trip there, but it will definately not be my last!!! My Aunt let me have one of their old pictures of my Grandfather with my Uncle Joe * to scan it....I am hoping that my cousin will come down to visit me here and bring the all the old photos so I can get copies of some of them, of my mother and her sisters and cousins when she was young, maybe when she was in her 20s? They are photos from the 1930s and 40s....amazing!! My uncle (*who is really my first cousin once removed, and the cousin that I visited with is really my second cousin, all on my mother's maternal side of the family....for those of you who are genealogy buffs) well, he took tons of pictures, and put them all in albums.....none of them in any order, but they are pasted into albums, labeled! Wonder if he would ever have become a modern day scrapbooker with all the fancy doodads and die cuts and PP and never knows, unfortunately he passed on way before the modern day scrapping craze hit! Will post pictures of my trip when I get them downloaded off the camera!

Monday, March 5, 2007

This is a Layout that I did 2 weeks ago for the Springboard to Summer Challenge Series going on at Creating Pages, for the Week 2 Challenge. The challenge was to use paint on your LO, and it had to be 50% or more of the LO. I decided to watercolor wash the background, so I took some white textured cardstock and used my watercolors to create a sunset background. I took these photos out the sunroom door one late afternoon while chatting on the phone with my DH John as he was driving home from work. I mounted the photos on black cardstock, and used a tree punch to make the tree branches. I punched out black cardstock trees, and then cut them in pieces and adhered them to the LO. The letters were from a diecut letter stack that I got at AC Moore, I didn't really like the font that they were, so I cut the edges to be more what I wanted...the "S" on Sun was put on with foam squares to make it pop out, as is the bottom photo.
Check out some of the other great work the ladies and I are doing for the series at CP, the link to CP is in my favorite links... or to take you right to the gallery. My online screen name is: Tobey. How original!! LOL!
Check back for this weeks LO coming soon in another post!

Sunday, March 4, 2007

Didn't take me long to get something scrappy up for you to check out! TFL!


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