Tuesday, January 10, 2012

woyww -bits and pieces



Layout of son's 18th birthday celebration which consisted of:  3 friends, "COD", cake and beer.  Only got the photo because the 3 friends made him stand still for mum to take a photo.  The 18 year old is definitely not into making a fuss and runs in the opposite direction if he sees me with a camera.  He is definitely a child of a scrapbooker!

Lots of blog hopping since last woyww and I even completed a few projects.  It may just be me ... but, I spend too much time looking at wonderful blogs and what others create rather than making my own.  But 2012 will be different.....
  Starting with a wonderful tutorial for an ATC accordian book by Artfully Musing.  Yes, colours are similar to the birthday LO and that would be because I was too lazy to put things away so used papers and scraps.

Inside shot of the book.  Quite pleased how it came together and definitely a project that I will try again.

Finally the Acetate ATC.  All in all a productive week and I even managed to get time to keep reading and I do agree the book is always better than the DVD.

Off to visit the wonderful world of desks via Julia ......


38 comments:

  1. The accordion book looks great. Bring for show and tell when we have that lunch.

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  2. I so know what you mean about blog hopping and not creating. Computers are the biggest thief of time! I sometimes don't turn mine on till I have created something...for that reason...great project. Happy WOYWW

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  3. Time just disappears while using these computers doesn't it but my life just wouldn't be the same without it :-)....a bit like men -you can't live with them but you can't live without them eh?
    Hugs,
    A x
    PS Don't forget to pop over to my blog to make your guess and join in the celebration fun if you haven't already.....and good luck

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  4. I could hardly wait to visit your desk because you are always so good about visiting me. I have really missed you. I had no idea you had an 18 yr old son. I also have one of those cameras that doesn't take clear shots when people are moving around (grin).

    Happy WOYWW (#3).

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  5. I have a similar 18yr old who had very similar celebration :)
    Love your accordion book - it's beautiful and there's nothing wrong with using colours/papers that are already out for something else!
    But my fav, by far, is Organic Bad Girl - it could be my portrait!! *grins*
    Hugs, LLJ #26 xx

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  6. Great looking LO of your son's 18th! I tend to get stuck on colors and prints of paper and make several things before moving on to the next! Nothing wrong with that in my opinion! Thanks for sharing and have a great week! Vickie #50

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  7. The book is beautiful and the spritzing on the layout looks fab, happy woyww, hugs trace x

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  8. Handsome son hope he enjoyed his birthday, lovely layout x x love your book, Hugs May x x x x

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  9. Great book and LO! Happy Birthday to your son... you are lucky to get that pic of him.
    Love JoZarty x

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  10. Fab space and love that spritzing effect and the book. Thanks for sharing.
    Cathy xx (#24)

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  11. Your layout looks messy yehhh!
    Thanks for sharing your desk.
    Happy WOYWW!!
    Hug Marleen ;-) #4

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  12. Hope your son enjoyed his birthday! Nice scrapbook page to capture the moment.

    Kay
    WOYWW #45

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  13. Hiya, you have some lovely work!

    Maria x

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  14. so many lovely makes to see here - loving the funny Stampotique face - she's a doll! Thanks for the peek in to your crafty space...Sarah at 6

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  15. My son will only just recently let me photograph him. I just have shots of the top of his head for ages 14 through 17. My daughter on the other hand is in constant pose mode and needs telling to be more 'natural' as I really don't want people to think have a glamour model for a daughter. Although she is gorgeous - of course! TFS Cindy @ #52

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  16. I love the layout and the book! I don't have kids yet, but my boyfriend has resigned himself to the constant picture taking. I wonder how my kids will react one day!

    Happy WOYWW! Katie #10

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  17. No, you got it wrong - you were not too lazy to put things away. You were, quite simply, just making sure you did not waste those lovely papers etc - a very sensible way to craft. It fits perfectly with the UIU challenge. xx Maggie #105

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  18. thanks for stopping by - looks like you are having fun on your desk this week ! I am becoming a blog hopper too but also have a weakness for art journalling/ mixed media books & like you I have resolved to DO more art - as well as read about it !!! Have a good week !

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  19. Oh, I really love your ATC and the ATC book!!

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  20. Love that you do such gorgeous things with photos. My wedding photos are still sitting in a cupboard, should think about doing something with them someday, probably my 50th anniversary.

    Love the atc's and the book is lovelly.

    Von #19

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  21. Happy day to your son! Yes, deffinately a scrapper's child. Love the little ATC! The colors are spectacular and the image is perfect! Thanks for sharing your desk! -Amanda 34

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  22. Your layout looks good and you have managed lots of craft stuff as well. Have a great day.
    Carol

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  23. My lot are still at the freeze and pull a cheesy grin phase when they see the camera, I try my best to get 'natural' shots but they spot me every time :P

    Thanks for stopping by mine :)

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  24. Hi there Sandra - ah so agree with the too much looking at what others are doing and not enough of doing my own thing, and smiled at the son mum routine with camera - love the layout etc. thanks so much for popping over, and for sharing. Happy WOYWW! love, Shaz in Oz. x #30

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  25. Beautiful little book and ATC, great LO of your son, despite the hardship to get it!!

    Hugs
    Brenda 103

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  26. Your accordion book is lovely Sandra. Wonderful LO of your son too, glad his friends set him to task ...LOL.Happy WOYWW #17 ~Robin Panzer Art Studio 33

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  27. I have the same problem taking pictures of my children! ((shaking fists in the air)) Lovely work and very creative! Thanks for the visit!

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  28. That accordian book is lovely! Very beautiful!

    Katie (159)

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  29. My child is still ok about the lens...she has a boy chum who is actually nick named 'lens whore' can you imagine!!!
    Love the album, and the fact that you used up scraps in such a lovely piece is quite wonderful...inspiring almost! Great stuff. Love the colour on that acetate ATC...you're all go!

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  30. My you have been busy. Some great crafting going on here and good to see that at least his friends are on your side and they got DS to stand still for you. Happy WOYWW. Hugs, Neet

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  31. I know what you mean about spending too much time blogging and not enough crafting. It's so easy to get distracted with all the lovely things about isn't it?
    I love your LO, Why do family always groan and run when they see a camera!! I hope your DS had a great 18th birthday.
    You look as though you are sticking to your resolutions with all these crafty delights.
    Happy WOYWW
    Hugs Lisax #99

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  32. Love your use of colour , beautiful projects :-)

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  33. Your organic bad girl is a hoot! happy bd to your son!!!

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  34. Hello!

    All wonderful projects! Such a busy woman! Wishing you a happy day!

    Hugs,

    Barbara Diane

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  35. Nice LO and lovely projects....thank you for telling me about RosAs problems!
    Hugs,
    Cardarian

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  36. Fun stuff on your desk. I love the organic bad girl. Great projects thanks for sharing. I know I'm late for WOYWW, but hope it was a good, probably see you again... tomorrow!

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