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Monday, January 31, 2011

February is going to be FABULOUS

FABULOUS is the word for what's happening over at the Digi Scraps Drive-In during February.  There will be a SPEED SCRAP everyday during the month of February.  Check out this calendar

Just come on over to DSDI
and join in on the FABULOUS FUN!

Friday, January 28, 2011

Oops! I've been working

but I haven't been posting my layouts here ... check out what I've done since January 8 (the last time I posted my layouts here!)

DSDI Blast from the Past Challenge

Digital Credits: CWPicket FLEA MARKET FINDS ; CW Picket in the DSDI store
Mom2Moo FAMILY TIME  Mom 2 Moo in the DSDI store
Kim Broedelet LEAF FRAME; Bulles de Bonheur Designs
TEMPLATE; Font - Tabitha.

Photo: poki & Mike on 12/31/2003  (Probably the LAST time we dressed up and went out on New Year's Eve - it's just not our style.)
DSDI Rockin' Around the Clock (Progressive Scrap)
Digital Credits: Tempus Fugit SEASHORE SPLENDOR; Ginger Scraps BEACH GLASS; This-n-That COOL OCEAN BREEZE; Font - Papyrus

Photos taken Cape Hatteras Light Station 5/12/2009
DSDI Radioactive (Font) Challenge

Digital Credits: CW Picket - FLEA MARKET FINDS  (paper background) CW Picket at DSDI store
Jen C Designs In the Woods (frames & cluster elements) Jen C Designs at DSDI store.
Cajoline - Butterflies
Font: Love Ya Like a Sister

Photos taken in Old Forge NY May 2007
What's Cooking Challenge
Digital Credits: CWPicket Fresh Picked (paper, journaling circle); CW Picket at DSDI store
CWPicket Afternoon Hush (button with bow recolored); CW Picket at DSDI store
DSDI Collaboration And So It Begins (flowers recolored); DSDI collab at DSDI store

Jen C Designs Hope for Tomorrow (greenery); Jen C Designs at DSDI store

Font - Throw my hands up

MEMBER GALLERY ONLY  - followed the wrong directions for What's Cooking challenge  (Oops), but I like it anyway!

Digital Credits: CWPicket Fresh Picked, CW Picket Walk in the Park CW Picket,
All About Me; CW Picket
(stitching) B2N2 Rustic Charm.
Font - Throw My Hands Up

Photos - taken at Denver Botanic Gardens, 6/2/2010

Cool Tunes (Lyrics) Challenge (The title is one line in a Taylor Swift song ... couldn't do more ...)

Digital Credits: And So it Begins, DSDI Collaboration Jan 2011  (some elements have been recolored); DSDI Collab  
Mask - Mini Renne Autumn Mask; '
Cajoline - Butterflies:
 Fonts: Cindy, TechnoHeavy

This was one of my FAVORITE DAYS during vacation 2007 - we took the "long cut" down the Moose River Rd instead of heading straight to the New York Turnpike!  What a great morning we had!  Here is a companion piece I made to go with the one above, it's just a mirror image with a different photo.  Digital credits the same!

Order Up Challenge (I was given a list of things to include based on a "blind" selection!)

Digital Credits: ABAllen My Garden (papers)
Sun Burn Frame Sophisticates (frames);
Mad Genius Designs Mister (stitching);
CW Picket Toolbox (ric rac) CW Picket
Staples - unknown source (I forgot to write it down!);
Fonts - Segoe Script, Techno Heavy
Photos taken at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Austin, TX 5/5/2010

Spice It Up (had to use a snowflake - like we know what those are!)

Digital Credits: Jen C Designs Winter's Day Jen C Designs 
Kuznyec Winter Photo Mask
Font - Techno Heavy
Photo in the neighborhood on our ONLY snow day in 2010 2/23/2010
The Works Challenge (we were given a Mini Kit)

Digital Credits: Jeanies Designs The Works mini kit Jan 2011;
Font - Impact
Ocracoke Island, NC 5/11/2009
Get With It (Desktop) Challenge
Digital Credits: Mad Genius Designs & Nibbles Skribbles MISTER (paper, paint strokes RECOLORED, stitches, palette);
Delicious Scraps Layered Tag (used as clipping mask) recolored using palette from MISTER;
Fonts - Cindy, Techno
Photo taken December 10, 2010 from backyard of Rockin' R - what a glorious "Painted Sky"!!!!

It's a Fad (Flavor of the Month kit)

Digital Credits: DSDI collaboration And So It Begins (used elements &; papers by CJ2, MNR, Mom2Moo - thanks!) DSDI CollabRecolored distressed paper and flourish from the color palette of the collection.
Fonts: Ballantine Serial, Techno

Photo taken at Zilker Gardens, Austin, TX


Saturday, January 8, 2011

poki's photo projects 365

I have challenged myself to create AT LEAST 365 scrapbook layouts this year (I won't say one a day because you never know what might happen ... I might get tired and need a break!)  I just posted a list at DigiScrapObsession of layouts completed thus far in 2011 - I am at 11 today on Jan 8.  Since I am at Rockin' R I still have a few hours to get more done before I head home at 5:00 p.m. tomorrow! 

Here's what's new at DSO:

Font Challenge - font is called Holiday Home.

Digital Credits: Jen C Designs Winter's Day; Moni, Joni Gray & Sky DSO Color Challenge Dec 2010; font - holiday home (as prescribed); clipping mask to create scalloped paper (Joni Gray's original paper) made by me!
Template challenge
Digital Credits: All elements & papers from DSO Color Challenge mini kits by Joni Gray, Moni, Tiggconn, Sky, Jen C Designs; Font - Ballantine Serial; template - Bunnie Cates
Here's what I've done at Digi Scraps Drive In:

Digital Credits - CW Picket MERRY CHRISTMAS; CW Picket BASIC SCALLOPS (scalloped circle used to make clipping mask from paper in MERRY CHRISTMAS collection); Fony - Cindy Lou Who

Digital Credit: Template by Marie; all supplies from CW Picket MERRY CHRISTMAS; Font - Cindy Lou Who
Alphabet Soup (ABC - letter M)
Digital Credits: Jen C Designs IN THE WOODS; font - Bangle Wide (title); techno (date) Clipping mask made by me!

Color Challenge:

Digital Credits: Jen C Designs A DAY IN MY LIFE (paper, template); Sky's the Limit A TEXAS CHRISTMAS (barbed wire, Texas tag); Fonts - cindy Lou Who (title), TechnoHeavy (date).