Friday, August 13, 2010

Staycation FUN!

My little vacation at home (a.k.a. staycation) is yielding a lot of paper & ink time! Plus I'm working on that whole making 100 items before buying more supplies thing (see post from Aug. 1 for info & to join in)
Altered can use to hold Wasabi Peas (boys are completely hooked on them):
Products Used: Printed Paper-CTMH, Chipboard-CTMH, fiber from Hobby Lobby

Next comes our New Year trip with my dad Richard & step-mom Becky, plus this year my neice, Keegan, joined us too. This layout is the first page in our 2010 scrapbook:
Products Used: Printed Paper, cardstock & sticker-CTMH; "Nature" lettters-The Paper Loft; all other letters-Thickers; misc snowflake brad.

This is one of those trips where there is no tv & no radio, only the games & toys you bring with you. Here are the guys playing around (my sons, husband & dad):
the details:
We did start getting a little Cabin Fever after the first day, but still had fun. Here's my older brother with his daughter and my son (the tongue):
the details:
Printed Paper-Cosmo Cricket Halfway Cafe; Alpha-Cosmo Cricket Just Your Type; misc twine & snaps.

Here's the whole fam:
The details:
Cardstock, Printed Papers & ribbon-CTMH; Stickles, White Fabric Paint, cabin die cut-Stamping Station; misc trees from Hobby Lobby.

Last morning there we woke not only to be freezing (no central anything, just a wood stove & ceiling fans). The exterior conditions are pretty:
The Details:
Cardstock, Printed Paper & Ribbon-CTMH; Thickers; Stickles: White Fabric Paint.

I hope you enjoyed seeing a part of my day as much as I enjoyed having this crafty day!

These are all a part of the No Paper Buying Challenge I joined... see details on my blog from Aug. 1!! Join me in the insanity


  1. OMG THAT FAKE SNOW IS SOOOOOOO CUTE! I can't get over it, like, seriously.

  2. Awesome start to the "no paper purchase" challenge! I love the way the tree's turned out.