Monday, March 3, 2014

What's Your Favorite?! BBTB2 Challenge

Hello my crafty friends, how's your Monday going so far?  Our is starting out very snowy and with another day of chemo. Including today, hubby should only have 4 more chemo treatments to go. That is if all goes well and the treatments are doing what they are supposed to be doing. Praying that it is so!

Ok, today at BBTB2 our sweet and talented design team sister, Mayra challenged us to use our favorite Cricut cartridge. Boy that is hard because I can say that I truly love all my cartridges! But in the end I have to say that I'm loving all the Close to my Heart Cricut cartridges, so I picked the Artbooking cartridge. Now I have to say that this weekend was a crazy one and I didn't get time to work on my project that I usually do. I had company all day yesterday until well after supper and then hubby wanted to go out and eat. So that left me with no time to devote to my project and boy does it show. I'm almost ashamed to post this, but here goes. I used Artbooking to make a layout of my newest grand-daughter. I want to make another page to go with it, but of course I didn't get to it. I will be going back to "spruce" this one up some. It even looks like the one photo mat isn't laying flat which I didn't notice until after I had the picture uploaded. So need to fix that. I also used a Marth Steward heart punch to add to the bottom of the frame. It had a scalloped bottom but it tore when cutting, so I cut it off and added the hearts since this little cutie was born on Valentine's Day! Since this little cutie was born on Valentines Day, so I might put some hearts scattered out on the layout. And I may punch a border to go around this layout. Not sure. But here it is, such as it is right now. Sorry no close ups of anything, I was down to the wire of getting this posted over at BBTB2! lol Now please go see what inspiration my design team sisters have for you. I promise they have something much better for you than I did. Then pick your favorite Cricut cartridge and play along with us, can't wait to see what cartridge you pick! Thanks you for stopping by today and visiting a spell with me. I love when you sit and chat with me a bit. With crafty hugs, Brenda




25 comments:

Bonnie said...

Sweet is the perfect word for this!

Tammy said...

Brenda your grand daughter is beautiful, remember sometimes less is more on pages so don't fret to much on adding to your simple lo jmo hugs saying a prayer for hubby as I write this

Scrapping Girl said...

With such darling pictures, your layout really doesn't need much! I think you should be pretty happy with it! I too had a terrible time picking just one cartridge!
:)
Michelle

Lisa said...

This is so beautiful!! What sweet pictures!! She is so precious!! Absolutely gorgeous layout!! Have a great day :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

DIANA L. said...

Hey twin we are now on the same team together go figure-- Your layout is adorable. I just love the font and the colors you used -- what a cutie patutie little one. Have a great day
DIANA L.
dianamlarson.blogspot.com

Jayne said...

Your LO and pictures are beautiful Brenda. I can't believe how much you manage to achieve with so much going on.Hope today goes well my friend.
Hugs
Jayne x

Mayra Duran-Hernandez said...

What a beautiful layout !!!! I have to say my favorite are the pictures of your beautiful new grand-daughter !!! I think you did a great job on this layout !!!

hugs,
Mayra

jimlynn said...

Brenda, I think this is perfect just as it as - and so very sweet and pretty! What a precious little baby too! It's great!
Saying an extra prayer that all goes good with the chemo!
Lynn

Laura Pizz said...

Aww sweet baby! Love the cuts on your LO! ~Laura

Caroline said...

Oh, your grandaughter is such a sweet baby girl. How adorable! I love the paper and the glitzy hearts and words. Wow, you really have been busy. I am amazed at how much you get done!

Pam MacKay said...

Brenda your layout turned out great! The frames for that precious little one are perfect and I love the added border of hearts and the sparkle! Wonderful job and I can't believe you managed to do this in a short period of time! It is lovely!

Vickie said...

Brenda your LO is AWESOME!!!! You can make anything look awesome with less time than anyone I know.

Hugssssss Keeping you and Dwayne in my prayers.

Sharon said...

She is so beautiful Brenda!!!! And so is your layout! I love the frames, the hearts and all of the titles. :)

moknowsall said...

the pictures stand out and become the focus = and that darling baby is just too cute....Prayers for your husband..... Artbooking is one of my top 5, I use it a lot, but some of the more intricate carts are great as well.

Maureen

Stephanie said...

She's beautiful, Brenda. I love the adorable layout t00.

Tina Campbell said...

Beautiful baby and sweet layout. Prayers for your husband and his health and prayers for you as his wife and caretaker

Mollie said...

So sweet, Brenda! LOVE your layout and the papers are so soft and perfect for this precious baby!

Keep hanging in there, I know the chemo treatments seems to last forever, but they won't :) Prayers always!

Have a great week!!!

Emily
Mollie's Motif

MaryH said...

Aw, she is so precious. I think the top picture - she favors you. Loved the heart motif (and she really is a special Valentine too), and your words are just perfect for this layout. She's adorable, sweet & so pretty. Love those tiny hands peeking out on #1 photo. Lucky Granma. Prayers continue where needed! Hugs to you both, & TFS

Brenda in IN said...

Oh that sweet little face! This is a great layout page. Sending prayers that the treatment is working and it will be over soon. Hugs to you both.

Sheila H said...

Sweet layout and lovely pictures :)

Carol L said...

YOu are truly blessed with this beautiful little grand-daughter! Your layout mirrors your love for this precious little one, and I love the polka dots and hearts! So sweet!!

The Queen (Laura) said...

Your granddaughter is so precious! The frames for the photos look great. This is a "sweet" LO. Praying for your husband.
Lots of Hugs,
Laura

Suzanne cricutcraftingrammyblogspot.com said...

Love both the frames around your sweet granddaughter. Also love that title. Congrats again on the new addition. :)

Darnell J Knauss said...

There she is! I think your layout is just fabulous, Brenda!! She sure is alert and gorgeous for a brand new baby! I know this is a scary and difficult time for you, but how blessed you are, too! What an emotional roller coaster you are riding, but you are not alone. Big hugs, Darnell

Melin said...

Oh how sweet indeed! precious layout for a precious gift from heaven. So happy for your blessing. What a wonderful gift. Beautiful job my crafty friend :-)