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Monday, August 9, 2010

Sketches In Thyme! (Post 2 today)

I love these photos of Susie! I took them two weeks ago while she was sitting with me in the playroom/scraproom playing on her laptop. I just kept snapping away and she started laughing because I was embarrasing her! There are at least 20 photos in the series but these three just stood out. I hope that she always keeps the sweetness she has right now. She's such a pretty and happy little girl who has just amazed me with her inner strength. Some of you may not know that their dad passed away suddenly a few years ago and I am so proud of the way my kids came through what will hopefully be the hardest time of their lives. I may be biased, but I have the BEST kids in the world!!

Anyway, I saw the sketch over at Sketches In Thyme using a sketch from Helen Croft. I have used Helen's sketches quite a bit over the last 2 years but don't think I ever did this one! I think it worked great with these photos! If you haven't visited Sketches In Thyme yet, you really should! The "Mavens" over there do some awesome work and several of them happen to be my very favorite bloggers as indicated in my post below!! The site is run by Kim and Debbie, Barb and Brenda are all Mavens there! I also created this layout with a Challenge over at A Cherry On Top in mind. The Summer Crop was this past weekend and while I couldn't be there for most of it, I am working on the Challenges. This one was to take inspiration from a piece of clothing. I used my daughter's Hollister t-shirt as inspiration.  Here's the shirt:


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5 comments:

Brenda

What a fabulous Echo Park layout - and such cute pictures!! That was so kind of you to mention the Mavens and Sketches in Thyme! Every one of us appreciate it - and we like visiting you, too. Your artwork is just awesome, Susan! Thanks for playing this week at Sketches in Thyme!

Dawn

Aww how sweet to scrap the everyday moments. Thank you for the shout out for the team. We are all so lucky Kim chose us to join her team.
Thanks so much for playing along with us at Sketches In Thyme

Kim

Oh, I'm so sorry to hear about your husband. Your family is in my prayers. How is your Mom? She is still in my prayers too!

Thanks for all your kind words about the Mavens and our blog! We are here for ladies just like you, to inspire you and allow your incredible talents to inspire us!

I agree with you, I hope that your baby keeps her sweet nature!
Thanks for playing along again this week!
Blessings,
Kim xXx

Fern

I love the bright fun colors on this sweet layout!! I do the very same thing when I take photos of my little grand kids... The more you have the better chance you have to getting that perfect one!!! Thanks for playing along with us over at Sketches In Thyme!!! Hugs!!

Debbie

Hey girlfriend! Nice to see you back in action! Love your colorful layout!! Great pictures of Susie! Love how you pulled your inspiration from the shirt! Thanks for playing along with us at Sketches In Thyme!

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