Thursday, March 20, 2014

Live, Stand, Be...Strong!

Live, Stand, Be....Strong!

 Yes, I know today is the first day of Spring and yet this layout looks more like fall!  But this picture and the essence of my daughter just fit this month's Once Upon A Sketch  challenge.

 Here you can just make out where I use the wonderful Prima Marketing floral mask which I inked with a soft brown.

 My daughter is a "remarkable" woman.  Life is always always throwing her curve balls but she takes them in stride with grace and integrity.   These are the journaling words found on the back of the


Prima Marketing, Pixie, Fairy Godmother, Esprit, Estella
Graphic 45, Butterflies


Zva, bling
7 Dots Studio, letters
Prima Marketing flowers and mask
Tando Creative border  chipboard
Stash items, twine and burlap

Thank you for stopping by to see what the papers are saying today.  Happy Spring to everyone!!  Let the warm weather commence!! 

Tando Creative  Color challenge.  Use brown, yellow, green. 
Once Upon A Sketch  challenge.
Scrap Our StashUse layers


  1. This is a beautiful autumn feel layout. Lovely photo and great take on the sketch. I love your words of praise for your daughter... Thanks for playing along with us at OUAS this month. Please remember to load your layout onto our OUAS FB page for another chance to win a prize.

  2. Beautiful layout and fabulous layering! Thank you for linking up with Scrap Our Stash!

  3. Loved seeing this on our OUAS FB does look autumnal, but you're right, those colours give strength & definition....really like the slightly grunge style...that hessian...fab texture! Sooo glad you joined us at OUAS for this one:):):)

  4. Wow - love all that dimension! Thanks for playing along at Scrap Our Stash!

  5. gorgeous page!Thanks for joining us at OUAS this month!

  6. Beautiful! Thank You very much for playing along with us at OUAS this month :-)

  7. So stunning! Love it so much. Great job! Thank you for joining us at Scrap Our Stash.

  8. Wow, what a lovely page, meaningful for you... Gorgeous! Love the way you have used this Tando border too! Thank you for sharing it with us at Tando Creative challenge. Coco x

  9. Beautiful layout, awesome layering! Thank you for playing along in our Stash A Thon at Scrap our Stash!

  10. Beautiful page! I love the embellishment clusters and the butterflies are gorgeous! The chipboard at the top of the page really caught my eye. Thanks for joining the Tando Creative Challenge! :)

  11. Being an Autumn girl myself, this page immediately caught my eye!!! Love the cluster of leaves and butterflies and all the added elements on the page! Thank you for playing along with us at OUAS this month!

  12. Kathleen, what a gorgeous page with your fabulous layers and beautiful butterflies. Your love for your daughter shines in this LO!! Thanks for sharing about your hidden journaling! I’m so glad you have joined us for the March Once Upon A…Sketch Challenge and for sharing your layout on our Facebook page! ~ Blessings, Tracey

    Garden of Grace