Happy Monday CE Friends! I hope everyone enjoyed their weekend and lots of fun memories were made and pics taken. We had a blast as our weekend started on Friday since Mike and my sis had off from work. We celebrated my son Ryans 22nd bday and my sister’s daughters 9th Bday. Needless to say I am feeling old but am very proud of my family. I love them to pieces.


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I created a layout based around some fun times my daughter and her bestie has at cazenovia creek. These girls are inseparable.

Nicolle Kramer (1)I stayed very close to the check. I started with stamping our circle bokeh image using a turqouise chalk ink edger. I then applied our twinkle image with a  TH rusty hinge paint. I cut apart and altered our bubbles panel using white gesso and TH blue china distress paint. The leafy vine frame stared with a heavy gesso for texture. Then I added some lumiere in a copper color and distressed with some more white gesso. I painted the leaves using a prima chalk edger in a orangey color. Lastly to keep with the case files colors I applied blue china distress paint to our family title piece.



Evidence: Asterisks, chalk, stamps, loops and stencil.



Journaling says: I was inspired by the word Family. Madison is one of Jolie’s best friends. They do a ton of things together. They are swimming in Cazenovia creek.

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