Saturday, July 6, 2013

2013 ARTISAN ENTRY #3:BEST BUDDIES PAGE:

Hello there! Welcome to day 3 of our 'Close, but no cigar' Blog Hop. Even though we didn't get the call,  we have some amazing projects we want to share with you:)  You should have just come from Paperville and oooo'd & ahhh'd over Lauri's amazing project.

Before I get to my final scrapbook page, I have to share my eventful evening last night with you. You might want to grab a bag of chips or make some popcorn cuz you're gonna be here awhile. I'll wait...So, my poor hubby gets home from work last night at about 7, after working a 15 hour day with about 3 hours of sleep, thanks to the endless fireworks and the nonstop barking of our beagle all night. We heated up some chicken, brats and burgers that were left over from the 4th, along with baked beans and fruit. Our little grandson, Quinten wasn't interested in the meat, but ate LOTS of the beans and fruit. Well just as my hubby was trying to relax, he heard the 13 words no man ever wants to hear..."Will you help me get my Next button to work on my blog?" So while I'm trying to find the email with instructions, he puts Quinten in the tub, cuz he really made a pig of himself enjoying those beans and fruit!

As Quinten's playing in the bubbles with his dinosaurs and pishies, we're trying to figure out this blog button business. Rick is 54 and I'm 50, so it is rocket science to us. I'm noticing that Quinten is pretty quiet, so I peek around the corner, and to my utter horror, he has flung poo E V E R Y W H E R E! The floor, ON the toilet-of course not IN it, along the side of the tub with his hand smeared in it, and by the look on his face, I'm pretty sure he was eating it as well. I've been fairly certain that he's part monkey, because he not only climbs on everything but jumps off too; this just reinforced that! It's a good thing we don't live by a zoo, because their monkey exhibit would have gotten a new addition! As I said, he ate lots of beans and fruit, so you can imagine...

Well needless to say, I didn't get my button fixed. But it works now! Thanks to Brenda:)
Here's my last page which is of both our grandbabies-Gabriel and our little monkey Quinten. They are so precious together. Gabe takes him under his wing and looks out for him. He has unbelievable patience with him-way more than I do! And Quinten just adores his best buddy Gabe.

I used the Big Shot to cut out the letters with the Typeset Alphabet Die.

I used one of my favorite DSPs of all time, Storytime. I miss it! I used the images numbered with 1 and 6, as those were their ages at the time the photo was taken.

I just added some circles, stars, buttons and brads for embellishments. Guys projects are more of a challenge for me as I always want to keep adding 'fluff'. I tried to keep it simple with a good design.


Like I said earlier, scrapbooking is the weakest link for me. I'm excited to start sharing my cards and 3-D projects with you!  Thanks so much for stopping by . Next, you're in for a real treat with Kandi's project (did you see what I did there?)

11. Patti McDermott http://craftingupthecoast.com/

11 comments:

  1. Laura this is an awesome scrapbook page!! I love it!! And I love your story too!! Been there a few times!

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  2. What a great page and you certainly had your hands full last night! Best buddies for sure and the page really shows it! and I am button challenged too....

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  3. Now I can't wait to see your cards, if scrapbbooking is your weakest link. Your scrapbook pages have all been amazing. I love the layout on this one and all the cute details, especially your precious grandbabies. :)

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  4. I love the design of this page! The rounded blocks with the title encased in looks great!

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  5. So adorable. I love the subtle title. Great color combination too.

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  6. Hahaha oh my gosh that is going to be a really funny story when he is older!! ;) my poor sister still hears a story like that, lol! This page is adorable! I love the dsp with those cute babies! I love the design too I will have to remember this one for a nice sketch on my next scrapbook layout (when I finally get around to the years worth of photos)! :)

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  7. The flinging poo story is hilarious and I do love the page!

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  8. Adorable scrapbook page and love the best buddies! Great job.

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  9. You added all the right elements for a very adorable page!

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  10. Such dimension, fantastic page. I loved storytime dsp too. Great job!

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