Saturday, July 3, 2010

Ain't No Sunshine When She's Gone

Ain't no sunshine when she's gone.
It's not warm when she's away.
Ain't no sunshine when she's gone
And she's always gone too long anytime she goes away
And I know, I know, I know, I know, I know,
I know, I know, I know, I know, I know, I know, I know,
I know, I know, I know, I know, I know, I know,
I know, I know, I know, I know, I know, I know, I know, I know

There's not even a hint of the sun. It's all rainy, dreary, an wet. Doesn't look good for the outdoor 4th festivities. Although David's out playing golf... wait oh yea, nothing, not even snow stops him!

It started raining about 30 minutes after I got off yesterday. I came home and wanted to get my flower beds weeded and mow where we park. It'd rain and it'd stop and it'd rain and it'd stop. Finally I stopped before someone called the people with white jackets on me. How redneck is it to be mowing your yard in the rain? But hey, I did get one flower bed weeded... it looks good I might add, and I did manage to mow where we park and right next to the street! Yard just looks silly now!

Below are a couple more pages for mom's album. I'm making some progress here! I think one of the pages I've already posted over at the Memory Makers Forum, but I haven't the first one. I did lots of stuff on the first one...just couldn't seem to stop.
Lots of butterflies coming up from the fountain. The flower cut outs and kids at the fountain, along with some of the paper used is Webster's. That paper just has so many possibilities. I used a Big Shot die for the flourish and butterflies. Some Stampin Up ribbon on both pages. Creative Memories and Graphic 45 paper. Felt flowers by Maya Road and paper flowers are Bazzill.

So, I've been thinking.... really really thinking and even though I told myself I would NOT get the Sizzix Pro Machine..... **sigh**.... I think I really want it. At first my thoughts were who on earth would want to cut a shape into a 12x12 page... well hello! While I know I can do it with the cricut... it's just a pain... would be so much easier to grab the die and zip it in the machine. I don't know for sure... I still need to think about it some more. David said well I think if you want it you should get it... I'm like uh huh, he must be wanting to buy new sticks or something! But for now, I'm pretty much on another self-imposed spending freeze. Tuition for the boy will be next month... then the move.... so we shall see. Just know that the seed has been planting and is starting to grow like a weed!

Have a great Saturday everyone. I hope you enjoy your 4th and stay safe.


Kathi said...

Lisa, I love how your style has evolved. These heritage pages are so pretty. Makes it more fun to scrap the way you like and be you, eh?!

luv46kdz said...

Oh Lisa, how beautiful! You are so talented, and I love looking at your work. Your layering your colors, how everything has meshed, do you see what an amazing artist you've become!

I always look to you for ideas

Luv ya ;)

Barb said...

Lisa. LOVE the pages. I think everyone should scrap their style. Your pages are an extension of you, so why would you not be you? It took me a long time to get here, but I am loving it. (I wonder if the people I admire and would love to scrap like them, really want to scrap like me???LOL Doubt it but what a thought!!)

I really do love your two pages. I like the first one especially. I don't think it has too much on it. I just love looking at it all!!

Rain all day yesterday here and today and supposed to tomorrow, too. Makes Jim down, too. Needs to put forth a little sun!!

Keep scrapping and blogging. Love them!!

Melissa said...

Lisa, I love both of these pages! I especially LOVE everything you've done on the first one. So many things that just complement each other so well! You really know how to combine elements and make them rock!

Lora Oliver said...

Gorgeous, Lisa! Love them both, but this is the first I have seen of the top one and it is just so breathtaking!

Serene said...

These are stunning. I love all the butterflies emerging from the fountain and your layering is unmatched. Just stunning work!