Friday, January 14, 2011

Its Friday!

Yep, its finally Friday!  I don't know why that is such a big deal to me for since I do not work outside of the home any more, its not like that day is any different than any other day, lol.  I do know it means that for my sons, they can usually spend the weekend at home enjoying their families so as ole Martha says, "Its a good thing!"

I have been scrapping up a storm as usual.  I have the wedding album done for Andrea using the Whispers of Winter Collection by Rina Kroes.  I think it turned out lovely but I have heard nothing back from her as of yet :(
I have 39 pages done for the wedding photo book I am making for my hubby's boss.  I am really enjoying the process of  creating it as I am looking through my stash and using kits from some of my favorite designers.  Many, I had not even unzipped yet, can you believe it?  I had completely forgotten I had purchased some of them!  When I get it finished I will post a screen show down at the bottom of this page with my other photo books so you can see it.  Speaking of photo books, I spent about three weeks getting many photo books put together, ready for my family to order and print out.  Many more are in the works- family are you listening? lol

My son finally got my friend LaRanda her cd with the layouts I had made for her using Rina Kroes' Marshmallow Collection.  I have not heard anything from her either...hmmm.  It kind of hurts my little baby-feelings when I don't get any kind of response when I make something for someone.  It doesn't matter though for I do so enjoy my digi-scrapping but if people would only stop and realize the hours involved when making a photo book, or any thing, for that matter.  Years ago, I spent hours and hours doing counted cross-stitch (between the years spent doing that and the years I have now spent at the pc doing digi-scrapping, its no wonder why I am blind-lol).  Anyway, people always wanted me to make them something but they never wanted to pay me for my services.  I don't really get that....I mean the auto-mechanic does not fix my car for nothing.  I am charged when I go to the doctor.  If I was fortunate enough to have a maid, she would expect payment for her services.  I am doing my best to create pretty works of art from photos, to create memories the family can treasure.  I spend many many hours at the computer doing this.  Granted I do not consider it to be manual labor for I love doing it but isn't my time just as valuable as the auto mechanic?  Oh well, it would be nice to be able to make some kind of a living from doing the things I love but until then, just as with my counted cross-stitch, most of the scrapbook pages I do, I give to my family and friends - labors of love as Great Mamaw Ruby used to say.  Speaking of which, I have a little gift for you today!

This is a quick page I found on my hard drive, and I do not believe I have shared it with you before.  If I have, please forgive this ole Granny for being repetitive.  I used the Classic Elegance kit by Kimmi Stewart.
"Classic Elegance is simply that; classic! This kit is packed so full of little baubles, beautiful ribbons and lace and wonderfully textured papers that Kimmi couldn’t possibly fit it all into the preview. With rich crimson, classic charcoal black, creamy beige, the grit of wrought iron and softness of antiqued gold, it is full of elegant details that are perfect for heritage, fall, masculine and feminine photos."  Please visit Kimmi's SBE store to see this, and many other wonderful products, and enjoy the gift!



Anonymous said...

That is a gorgeous kit, and you have made a stupendous quick page with it. Thank you!

Scoobie81 said...

Debbie, you are just amazing, girl!!! You create such gorgeous and really thoughtful pages that are saving your family's history and will give such joy to many in the years ahead!!! Kudos!

Scrappy Diva said...

Debbie, this is a gorgeous QP using one of my fav kits by Kimmi. Thanks so much!

CBH said...

Thank you so much for this post. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in CBH Digital Scrapbooking Freebies, under the Page 2 post on Jan. 15, 2011. Thanks again.

5Star Digital Scrapbooking said...

this kit is beyond gorgeous and your qp is beautiful thanks so much for sharing. I’d love to invite you to promote your site on our Digital Scrapbooking topsite.  Hope to see you there!