Archive | August 2013

Hello Story week 8

Ali Edwards Hello Story class provided by Big Picture Classes, continues to be one of the best classes I have taken.  This week our assignment is to use maps to tell our story.  I really enjoyed this and from this, I now have many stories I want to document!  

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I loved putting this simple imformation down on paper.  I will probably journal some childhood memories and put that more detailed information in my Project Life album next to this layout.  

I also want to share 2 layouts I made last weekend.  The first is “clean out some embellishment” layout!  I really wanted to use up a lot of some pretty things.  I made a heart!  I found a cute little picture to put on it!   The second layout I had some basic grey hipster tape strips I wanted to use up.  They were in a Studio Calico kit and I am cleaning things out after my kit kill! 🙂  It was fun to play this way!  Image

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Thank you for visiting my site.  Much grace be with you as you continue on today. Jesus is Lord!   LUBM    Debbie

Hello Story week 7

Ali Edwards Hello Story class at Big Picture classes has been a favorite of mine.  This week the story tool given was using pie charts to tell a more detailed story.  In this class, I have been given tools to help me tell stories I have wanted to tell. Her ideas gave me a way to do so.  I am very thankful for this class.  This week I made a layout about the history of our “homes”, with a little detail about our current home. Our nest.

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I used Studio Calico’s Marks & Co. kit, S.C. wood veneers, Little Yellow Bicycle’s pins.  It is so fun to get on paper, these stories that I have wanted to tell.

Much blessing to you all as today’s story is lived out in your lives. Have a great day!   LUBM     Debbie

Hello Story, Scrapbook layouts:

I am home from my trip.  In week 5 Ali Edwards shared “mathematics” as a tool to tell our story.  Hello Story is her class with Big Picture classes giving story structure principles to assist in our scrap booking stories. It’s been an awesome class. I was not able to do week 5 layouts, but today I did week 6.  The story structure is to have a 6 word story.  It’s been fun to define story’s using just 6 words. Some of her examples also had some journaling in addition to supplement the 6 words. I cheated in that an ampersand might be another word.  Here is the layout I just finished.  Week 6: a 6 word story. The paper in this layout is from the Studio Calico kit Marks & Co.

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The day before I left for my trip, I went to a 12 hour crop. I only stayed 8 hours, but I made a few layouts I thought I would share with you.   The paper for these layouts were from the Studio Calico kit Planetarium.

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kit killing layout! :)

kit killing layout! 🙂

At the end of the crop, I used a few scraps I had left to make this layout. When I got home, I dribbled some navy mist on it to finish it, but I do not have a photo of it finished.

I had a wonderful time at the crop, left early the next day to go to Seattle to a  memorial for my father.  It was a very sweet time and a very good trip.  I am recovering as travel exhausts me, but I felt so glad to be able to go.  My daughter and I with her friend, spent 4 days getting her home ready for her dear baby daughter’s arrival. I get to go again mid September for our second grand child’s birth.  SWEET DAYS AHEAD!

Much grace to you all as a new day arrives.  LUBM        Debbie