Monday, January 6, 2014

Scrap Your Hobbies Challenge from BBTB2


Brenda from BBTB2 challenged us to "Scrap Your Hobbies" this week, a timely challenge because January is National Hobby month. It's an open challenge to use your cricut to celebrate what you love to do -- from papercrafts to gardening, or whatever makes you happy and allows you to relax and enjoy. 

I don't go anywhere without a camera because when I do -- I miss something great. Like the time my youngest son and I went outside for some fresh spring air, and a yellow plane began doing air tricks above us. I ran in the house to get the older son outside to see, and then remembered the camera -- too late, the yellow plane became a dot in the sky. Another time, my oldest and I went exploring through a nearby meadow, and a great big hot air balloon was floating by. No camera. 

Since learning my lesson, I always carry a small inexpensive point and shoot...And after a hike during a summer vacation (notice a pattern here? Don't stay inside), my friend and our boys saw a breathtaking sunset on the LI Island Sound. I damaged my photo lens getting these pics (so worth it) and didn't even look through the lens while taking these pics. Since then, I began using my phone camera, so that forces me to remember my phone and keep it charged.





Cricut carts used: 
  • Home Accents: "inspire" 
  • When I was a Kid: "photo strips"
  • Pack Your Bags: "woman" 
  • Going Places: camera shadow as journal box

9 comments:

  1. What beautiful photos ,and a lovely layout !!! Fantastic hobby !!!

    Mayra
    Mayrasdesigns.blogspot.com

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  2. Great LO and photos Laura. I'm a bit like you but thank goodness for phone cameras!

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  3. Laura, I LOVE this layout! Those pics are amazing! I wish I had the ability to take photos, I'm no good at it! Such a fun hobby though! Have a great week!

    Emily - Mollie's Motif

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  4. Oh Laura,I am in love with this layout!!! I agree, keep a camera with you at all times! lol I either have my camera in my purse or my phone is with me. I hate missing out on a photo. I think it was so worth it too, your pictures are stunning! I will be lifting this layout because I have sunset pics that I want to get on paper too. This is just stunning! Hugs!

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  5. Your pics are absolutely beautiful and your layout is so pretty! Love the little lady with the camera!

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  6. You inspire me! Love this layout! It is positively stunning!

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  7. Gorgeous pictures and your layout and color palette really compliments them beautifully!

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  8. Oh my!! Your photos are beautiful Laura!!! Fabulous layout!! :)

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  9. this is my favorite layout of the week. wonderful pics and the use of pink just sets them off so nicely. wow!!!

    Maureen

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