Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Pumpkins and More

It's WOW Wednesday over at Cat's Creations Blog. I'm late but at least it's still Wednesday! I have a two page layout for you today.
For this layout I used a new collection Sugar Hill "Autumn" from FarmHouse Paper Company. I thought the pictures I took of the kids  in the pumpkin patch worked well with these papers. These pictures were taken last fall in October. First Presbyterian Church hosts a small "pumpkin patch" in their courtyard for free. They do sell the pumpkins which the kids got a few. This is the left side of the layout.
Here is the right side of the layout. This collection had chipboard embellishments that I used. For a closer look click on the photo or you can see it first hand at Cat's Creations Scrapbooks (aka "the store).

I also took some time to make a card for a friend's birthday.
I just LOVE this stamp. It is a Phyllis Harris design sold by Unity called "Easier with YOU by my side". My friend is a horse lover too so I thought this fit her perfectly. I stamped the image with Memento Black Tuxedo ink and used Copic Markers to color. Because the image is so large and I wanted more of the DP to show I cut away the top of the stamped image.

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Kashton was 2 weeks old yesterday. He, Kennedy and Vanessa came by for a visit. I got to hold him for the longest time since he's been born!
Nothing quite like Grandma's touch and Mommy's warm milk to put one asleep!
Got a smile out of him too!
On another note of randomness on the way to our little corner store (about a block away from the house) Kennedy and I saw this huge moth! 
He was actually right outside the door at the store. I was afraid he would get stepped on so I moved him. I think he may have been injured because he didn't protest much.

Trees are budding leaves and flowers are blooming in our area. We've had some very spring like days and today was the official 1st day of Spring BUT...I've always heard it said that it's not really spring here until after Easter AND the Mesquite tree leafs out. Neither of which has happened...yet. In fact Weather forecasts are predicting much cooler days by the weekend and first part of next week. Blah! I'm ready for it to stay warm. Here's some flowers I saw the other day that at first glance I thought were our beloved State Flower the Bluebonnet
but upon closer inspection discovered it wasn't.
 Enough for today. Sorry I rambled on so long. More another time! Have a good one!


  1. I really like that stamp you used on your card! Great pic of Grandma and Kashton, too. What are those blue flowers impersonating bluebonnets anyway?! LOL

    1. Thanks Allison! When I saw that stamp I HAD to have it! I meant to try to identify that flower but ran out of time. My guess is it's a flowering weed. We seem to have more of that than anything else!

  2. Love the fall layout and the card is really cute! Love that horse stamp! Adorable picture of you and your little grandson.:) I've always heard too that it's not spring until the pecan trees bud out, my are starting which means I don't think we'll have a hard freeze but we can certainly have more cold weather. I love for spring to arrive but then start dreading the hot summer. Never happy for long when it comes to the weather. Ha, ha.

    1. thank you Sandy! I hadn't heard that about pecan trees. Not sure how cold it will get for sure but the forecasters are saying we could bump freezing temps this next cold spell. Hope their wrong! I'm with you about dreading the hot!