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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Summer Fun!

So today is the CJToo Design Team Project day and it's all about Summer Fun!  I hope that everyone has lots of fun this summer....spending time with family, relaxing when you can, and just making memories that will last! 

This past Saturday I certainly captured some memories of Carley while at a birthday party for a friend turning 2!  She had a blast!  As you can see in the pictures, she was into all sorts of fun summer activities, which I turned into a fun and busy layout that I hope you all enjoy! 

I cut all the words on Cricut Design Studio with the Classic Font cartridge.  For the puddle of water, I distorted an image from the From My Kitchen cartridge.  For the "Splish Splash" wording, below you can see where I used my Inkssentials Glossy Accents for the first time which I think turned out perfect!

I found some really cute ribbon with "summer!" on it that I just had to use on this layout! Also, I pop-dotted the hand cut butterfly (from patterned paper - at the top of the page) and the sun, which I cut from the Going Places cartridge at 3.25". On this I'll probably journal later, but I inked the edges of the sun with red ink as well as inked the edges of everything else with brown ink. I used my white gel pen too for some accents even under the Glossy Accents.

I have to mention one thing above on the grandmother knits all sorts of things and I was visiting her last week and saw that she had these little flowers that she had knitted. I asked her if she could make me a few for my scrapbooking. So Friday, I received a whole "goodie" box of flowers, leaves, and tiny rosettes! I can't wait to use them all. This is certainly something to treasure for Carley as she gets older knowing that her great-grandmother made them! :)  Getting to swing, bounce, ride, and swim were all "firsts" for Carley.  In a week, she'll be 18 months old and making this layout definitely captures those memories for her to look back on when we're older.  My little girl is growing so fast!  :(  <boo hoo!>  :)

Have a great Wednesday!

You can go to Tracy's blog at and see what the rest of the design team created for Summer Fun!


  1. Shelley: What an amazing page layout you have created - Total Summer and Total FUN! Thanks for sharing this page with us. (Fellow CJToo Design Team Member - Kadie)

  2. Absolutely adorable! I love the close up shots of all the fun details :)

  3. very nice and fun layout
    those flowers are adorable

  4. Okay Shelley - I've tried several times to leave you a message - giving it one last go. LOVE your scrapbook page - Layout is fabulous and pictures are TOO CUTE for words. Thanks for sharing.....Your fellow CJToo Design Team Member - Kadie

  5. Great LO! I love all the details and embellishments you added... thanks for the close ups too! :)

    TFS, Cheryl @
    fellow CJToo Crafty Designer

  6. Great layout! Love the colors!

    Roberta, fellow CJToo Designer

  7. What a fun layout... I love all the colors you used..

  8. Just adorable!
    (Fellow CJToo DT member)

  9. Oh my goodness this layout is sooo BEAUTIFUL!Super colors and All the details are AMAZING!!:)


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Shelley (Carley's mom!)