March 28, 2017

Ipanema beach

Impossible to resist a day at the beach if we're only a couple of blocks away.
 American Crafts Shoreline papers, Mayberry papers, stickers, and glitter Thickers; Pebbles Fun in the Sun paper; Ranger Glossy Accents and Tiny Attatcher; Sakura gel pen; Nuvo crystal drops; and Stampin' Up! date stamper.

Simple Stories Good Day Sunshine paper; Jillibean Soup Staples 2; Hampton Art glitter alphas; Cosmo Cricket tiny type; Vic marker; and unknown sequins.

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March 21, 2017


Visit to my uncle's house up in the mountains to see my grandmother, who was getting some time away from the winter heat.
Jillibean Coconut Lime Soup paper, die cuts, stickers, and soup labels; Sweet and Sour Soup papers and stickers; Soup Staples III paper; alphabet stickers. Other: American Crafts card stock and Thickers; May Arts ribbon; Bella Blvd flag; Cosmo Cricket tiny type.

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March 20, 2017

Hammock time

Kids loved the loft at my uncle's house in the mountains.
Jillibean Macho Nacho Soup papers, die cuts, and stickers, Coconut Lime Soup paper, alphabet stickers; Ranger Glossy Accents; Nuvo crystal drops; unknown ribbon.

This layout was inspired by the March 15 Stuck?! sketch:
I adapted the sketch to two square photos by adding the strips on the top and bottom. This also allowed me to use the TV background paper that wasn't a full sheet.

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March 15, 2017


These are the turtles at the entrance of Rio's botanical gardens.
Lily bee Design Double Dutch papers; WRMK Sew Easy stitch piercer and circle attachment, barker twine; Ranger Frayed Burlap distress ink and Glossy Accents; Jillibean Red Raspberry Soup card; Echo Park alphabet dies; Cosmo Cricket Snorkel sticker; Basic Grey small detail; BoBunny brads; Nuvo crystal drops; unknown journaling card.

This layout was inspired by Stuck?! Sketches' March 1 challenge:

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March 14, 2017

Meet cute

My favorite part of visiting Rio is running into family and friends around town.
Jillibean Soup Country Pumpkin Chowder papers and die cuts, Watermelon Gazpacho Soup 6x6 papers, epoxy buttons; Stampin' Up! Date stamper and calendar stamp set; Crafts word Thicker; Studio Calico wood veneer butterflies; Versa Fine black ink; Colorbox black chalk ink; unknown paper clip.

This layout was inspired by Creative Scrappers' sketch 304:
This sketch is perfect for 6x6 paper pads.

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