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Sunday, January 20, 2008

A great scrappy week :)

Hello!

Just wanted to pop in to say Hi! I've had a great "scrappy" week and have been quite productive. It has been so cold out that other than the work and gym, I have been staying inside. That means time well spent in my scrap room :) I made 2 mini albums this week and a couple pages.

For quite sometime now I've been eyeing the Bo Bunny word albums at my LSS and finally decided to give one a try. I chose the "LOVE" album because I thought it would be quick and simple. And..... actually it did come together very quickly. I received this colorful kit from CROP ADDICT which included the gorgeous, colorful Scenic Route V-day papers. I knew it was going to be the perfect fit for this book. The only tedious part in working on this book was tracing the letters and cutting them out and gluing them to the album. It honestly took me 2 hours..lol---only because I was watching TV at the same time ;-) But, once that part was finished I got to dig into my stash and embellish like a mad women..lol. As you can see I used plenty of rhinestones and Stickles to cover a house, but it's so pretty in the sunlight. Thinking back now......i'ts funny how I used to cringe at the thought of putting glitter or "puffy" paint on my pages.......and now I absolutely *LOVE* it. Funny how your ideas and likes change over time.
















I wasn't able to take any pictures at Christmas this year. I thought I had a fully charged battery, but when I arrived and tried to start taking pics....the camera was dead :( My mom let me borrow the card from her camera so I could upload her pics.....so that was good.
To create this fun little book, I cut 2 pieces of 12x12 cardstock in half twice to create a nice 6x6 mini book. I added pages using Hambly transparencies in between each chipboard page...just for fun ;-) I used Scenic Route papers and stickers, along with KI Memories epoxy stickers, rhinestones and buttons and tons of other goodies I had in my stash. This was SUCH a fun little book to create to remember our fun Christmas day.












This layout is using the pics of Steve I took the day he built our giant snow man :) Sadly the bottom part only remains on this snowman, but at least we have the memory captured..right?! To create this page I used last winter KI Memories and some other fun goodies.





The last page I have here I made last night. I invited my mom over to scrap with me. We totally cranked the tunes up and got our groove on while creating. In addition to finishing up the Christmas album, I created this fun page of my sis and I.

Off to watch some movies with my sweetie. I hope everyone has a wonderful night and a great week ahead.

Hugs,

Tessa Ann :-)

23 Want to leave me a comment?:

Shannon (Swell) said...

hi Tessa! I'm de-lurking! Your stuff just makes me want to create beautiful pages. I love the bright colors and little details, your work is AMAZING! love the new stuff and i just wanted to say hey!

Marli said...

That LOVE book is so darn cute! You are so creative! love your work!

Aline said...

Wow, you've been busy! The mini books and albums are again adorable. You know how to scrap! :))

Starlight said...

Hi darling,
Thanks for stoping by at my blog:D
I miss you too.
How are you doing?I'm just fine I get back yesterday from The Netherlands and I must tell you it was a blast.
We had a Dutch/European SIS crop and it was awesome.
besides that lots of works to do and thousands of daedlines...I want my time back...LOL
I'll come to visit you here more often,promisse you;)
XOXO
Lucy

just lisa said...

Love the two mini albums Tessa!! So colorful and pretty!!

Hooliganmama said...

I love all your pages. Amazing. I'd love to come over and scrap with you! Let's plan it. I was wondering which days you work at the store. I am wanting to go again - when you're there. Do you have a my space? ~Rachelle

Amber Risher said...

You rocked those two minis! you give me some kinda inspiration, girl! Love them and all of the other lo's too! I am always happy to see new Tessa stuff!

Michon said...

HoLY SCraP Batman!
You weren't kidding! YOu did some amazing projects! Thank you for the eyecandy!

Robs said...

Your talent blows me away!!! Thanks for sharing your work!

Dee said...

Hi Tessa,
I'm from Brazil and I Like so much your scraps LO.
This Love mini álbum is so great!!
Come to my Blog!
Thanks!
Dee

Anonymous said...

Tessa, I had so much fun scrappin with you and enjoying our loud music together. Your mini albums are soo fabulous! You amaze me on how quickly you create them. I'm still yet to finish my mini album.
Luv Ya Lots! Mom

Melita said...

You never cease to amaze me! You blow me away!!!

Raquel Daroda said...

Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful!!!! I love your scrap!! I loooove!!

Rachael said...

They are fabulous!!! What a busy girl you've been!! Love them!

Mireille said...

gosh these albums look great!!!

Andrea Amu said...

Hi there, Tessa! Wow...you've been quite the busy scrapper, and you've cranked out some beautiful stuff! I still haven't done any of the bo~bunny word books yet but have wanted to try one. Your's turned out really cute!

And how cool that your mom scraps with you too... mine can't get into it (she thinks she's not creative enough)!

MissBFashion said...

Beautiful job!
And I liked your scrap room.
Sara.

Pati said...

Hi Tessa, I'm from Brazil and I love your work. They are so nive. These mini albums... oh my!!!! What can I say?! It's stunning.... you rock girl! I'm sure that I'll visit you more times... kisses ;0)

~Nancy~ said...

qOowww... girlie.. you sure have been busy in your scraproom!!! Sometimes it's so nice to have cold and rainy weather outside and stay cozy inside with your scrapbooking gooedies all around you.. hehe...

Your creations turned out so cool! Totally love the fun and bright colors that you've used..and looooove all the fun pics too!!!! Thanks for the inspiration girlie.. just needed that as my mojo is still on vacation (maybe to a place with some sun.. hehe..) XOXO

Linda said...

everything you do just comes out amazing.

PROLIX de Normandie said...

Best wishes for 2008!!!

PROLIX

{ThE fReNcH tOuCh}
http://prolix.typepad.fr

april said...

dang girl! you WERE productive!!! ;) cute albums!

Shawna said...

wow! I love your love album! that is so pretty! I think I may just make one! Thanks for inspiration!

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