Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Yippee Skippee!!!

I love when I get to share what I have been working on with you!!

This month I have been working with
Little Yellow Bicycle (this month's featured manufacturer at AWDML) and some Scenic Route Garden Grove. It's been a blast and here's what I have been up to!

This LO is a little different for me, but I think that a simple layout on
Kraft Cardstock is just what this photo needed.

This LO shows my daughter patiently waiting for the bus on her first day of 2nd grade. It seems like she is getting too big, too fast!! The butterfly was made from a template by Helen at http://www.scrap-a-little.com/.
Waiting to Fly:

Here's another card that does not open the traditional way. It was inspired by Dawn Griffith on one of her fabulous YouTube videos. Looooove it! When you untie the ribbon, you pull the triangles to open the card and it becomes rectangle in shape. Check out this image in the AWDML gallery and in the product description, I have included a photo of how it looks open.

My kids have been BEGGING for us to start giving them allowances. So, we decided that each week when they get their allowance, they need to put at least one dollar into "save" but it's up to them if they want to put the remaining two in "spend" (like for impromptu trips to the Dollar Store) or "save" for that one item they are saving for.
Colby's Banks:

Elizabeth's Banks:

Thanks so much for stopping by!!! Have a great day!!


  1. you rocked on your projects, layouts and card

  2. OMG Nik, these are all sooo awesome!!!

  3. First of all I love your layouts and card. And then the save and spend banks are such a great idea!!!

  4. wow Nik your scrapping has come so far! That Journey layout is stunning!

  5. Nik your stuff is amazing...as always! I always love your reveals! Great job once again! And I think I'm lifting the containers!!

  6. What awesome work! Love your lo's I think you are right about simplicity with the first one. That is often hard for me to do. I always want to add MORE and often less IS more! the 2nd lo is so sweet & pretty! love the colors, and the butterfly is a perfect accent with your title! i LOVE the card,too. going to have a look at the tutorial. what a cool idea! and the banks are just super cute. bet they keep them forever! you go, girl! :)

  7. you have beautiful work... love all the accents and the colour combos on all your work...great job

  8. Holy Kit and Kaboodle GF!!! What wonderful projects!! I adore the 1st LO of Colby! The photo is just breathtaking to me!! I think you hit it right on with simplicity! And the banks are too cute! What a fab idea.... no wonder you couldn't share just yet!! fantastic work!!

  9. wow! I love your piggy banks! gorgeous! thanks for linking to my blog..you will get your name three times in the hat;)your butterfly looks awesome with the embossing!

  10. very cute tins.... my question is which one has more money??? great job

  11. These are super cute, Nicole!


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