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My Craft Goals for 2015

My Goals for 2015:

1. Update my goals for 2016 in January of 2016 :)
2. Maximize my crafting time!
3. Keep plugging away at scrapbooking photos!!
4. Learn how to Heat Press!!
5. Have fun!

Friday, January 27, 2012

Cricut Craftin Friends Blog Hop

Welcome to Cricut Craftin Friends Blog Hop!  I am a Sweet Sassy Diva Friend to Suzanne!!!  You should have arrived from Shawnee!

Here is a complete line up of wonderful blogs to visit:

Also posting for Cindy who does not have a blog

Fantabulous Cricut Challenge
Blog  Friends
Lasting Memories
Message Board Friends
Sweet Sassy Diva Blog Friends

I recently went to an all day crop and got my son's album caught up. It was great to get caught up, but I did not have my camera to take pictures step by step.  

He is a high school junior and I have a hard time with his pages at times.  I do a lot of baseball, bowling and tennis pages (aka boring) and try to keep them plain (also boring).  This photo was taken this year of my three boys and I just loved the colors.

I grabbed my Gypsy Girl and created my title by welding the word Brothers from the shadow font from Batman.  I sized the letters (shadow and regular letters) to 1.71inches.  The word three is from Graphically Speaking and is sized to 1.47 inches.  

I needed a little more fluff, so I added 3 amigos sized at 2.53 inches and Certified at 2.18 inches, both from Graphically Speaking.

I cut everything out of black cardstock except the regular letters.  I used a lavendar cardstock for those.  I added a purple border behind my photo and adhered it all together.

This is my end result.  A little plain and not fancy ~ perfect for a 17 year old boy!  I am surprised I got away with the purple paper (he he)!!

Thanks so much for stopping by today!!!

Your next stop is Mindy!!


Suzanne said...

Thanks Lori. Glad you made it. Great picture of the boys and I think your right sometimes simple is best. I love the "purple" too. Thanks for joining me in my first blog hop. :)

Sheila aka SassyLady said...

Great page and simple is WONDERFUL. I have been working on pages on my Gypsy and was amazed that it had been so long since I did any.... I know shame on me and I thank you for always reminding us of the importance of scrapping! Have a blessed day.

SheriKins said...

Simply wonderful! Have a great day and keep crafting.

Brenda said...

Lori I love your lo!!! It is simple and to the point!!! And simple is good at times!! The pic is awesome, such handsome guys you have!!!

Michele F. said...

Simple is sometimes best. I just paroozed some of your other projects... and I would say you are darn talented. I am trying to master my Gypsy that I have owned for 8 months. I just need to sit down and do it. I always end up crafting insteat. Nice to meet you through the hop!! :-)

Shawnee said...

Beautiful page. I love the photo you chose. Great job

Rachelle said...

I love your page Lori .
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TerriK said...

Great layout!

glassgraffitix2 said...

Fantastic LO and guys like simple and the purple looks great as well

Charlotte said...

What a grat LO. And the photo is wonderful!

jkstiles77 said...

Beautiful layout .... I love simplicity! Great job!

bluecrayons said...

great page. sweet memory too. guys like purple in small amounts and that is what you used. job well done.

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Anonymous said...

Very cute layout. i love the simplicity of it. Great job!!

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Anonymous said...

Very cute layout. i love the simplicity of it. Great job!!

Mindy said...

Lori, your layout is just perfect. A perfect way to showcase a wonderful picture !

Kate said...

Great layout - and such handsome boys!
It's such a treat to be in this blog hop with you!
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Elizabeth said...

I have boys too and I agree sometimes simple is best when it comes to doing their pics. Love the "3 amigos" Great LO!

Rae Ann said...

You have handsome boys. It may be plain but it is definitely 'just right'. It puts the focus on the guys, as it should.
Rae Ann O.

Michelle said...

I like that this is plain, and showcases the photo and title :)

JaniceA said...

Love the clean lines and simplicity of this LO. It is beautiful.

craftaholic said...

This is just my kind of simple!! Love it!! TFS!!! I have been a follower here!!
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Vickie said...

I like the simplicity of this LO.

marg0006 said...

Nice layout.

JenL said...

Beautiful LO Lori! Such a great picture of boys. I agree, too fancy of a LO would have over shadowed the picture. BTW, I love the purple too.

Juliana T said...

very nice layout. It is a little plain, but that makes it look elegant.

Debbie said...

boy this age do not like any thing fancy, i do find that sometimes plain and simple is the way to go
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Sue D said...

I like the simplicity of this layout--perfect for boys.
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Jessica said...

What a wonderful LO. Good looking young men you have there, too!
Happy to be hopping and already a follower.

Amy said...

You've managed to make a BOY layout lots of FUN, Lori!! I also struggle with those BOY layouts -- I LOVE that you sneaked a little purple in!! :)

Somehow I missed this on the first day, I'm glad I rolled back around to see it!! :)

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