Project 12 – September (gulp!) and October 2011

Amidst all the other things going on in my life last month (namely; kids, house, new PAC duties, kids activities, husband, figuring out Stampin’ Up! …. etc) I completely forgot about my September layout for my beloved (hear that Davinie!) Project 12. My bad. My total bad!

I have managed to carve out some “me” scrapping time this past week (see my December Daily post) and got not only September’s layout done but October’s too. Yay me!!!

Let’s start with September … sketch first …

The left hand page tells the stories of early September – our trip to Lynn Canyon’s suspension bridge and the girls returning to school. Paige started Kindergarten so it was an especially memorable September.
Close up of the embellishments. 

The right hand page features a picture (that I love!) of me with my girls on my birthday. Tucked down in the corner is a picture of our van after Greg and the girls were hit by someone running a red light at a nearby highway intersection. SO blessed it was not more serious! I do want to remember the incident though as it really impacted us for several weeks so in the layout it goes!

And that brings us to October. 
The left hand page features a large picture of me with Team Pinkalicious Pandora supporting my amazing friend Beth who is fighting Stage 4 Breast Cancer with every fibre of her being. This lady doesn’t know the meaning of the word “quit”! Go Beth!!!
Underneath are small snapshots of the first half of October. Marley and Paige playing soccer, LC riding a pony for the first time ever, and one of two Thanksgiving dinners. Yes, we scored two turkey dinners this year!
Some close ups. 
I added the girls’ team names. 
The right hand page talks about Hallowe’en. LC was old enough to get into the spirit this year – doesn’t she make a super cute kitty?! 

As you can see I had lots of fun embellishing these layouts. I’ve added way more to my pages than I normally would and am super pleased with the look. Ever evolving, I am!!
Thanks for coming to see my work. 

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2 Responses to Project 12 – September (gulp!) and October 2011

  1. Roxy says:

    You ARE ever evolving! You’ve really mixed it up on these two, and they look great! I’m loving the different patterns and textures. Sigh, I’d write more but Brenna’s bugging me now, must get off the computer! And somehow I need to start and finish October’s page, haven’t even printed my photos, wow! Hugs, Roxy.

  2. Glad I am not the only one who did two months at once! Great projects, thanks for sharing.

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