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Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Has it really been 2 weeks?

I guess so.  Life has been busy. I have been working a lot of late nights and time with the kiddos has been short, so I my time online has been very limited lately.  We have also dug into a few house organization projects, so that has kept me busy on the weekends.

It is time for a ScrapTiffany challenge. The first challenge for February was to use a yellow and grey color scheme.

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Good colors for a Studio Calico kit. I think this was Napa Valley (November), with a few other things thrown in.

I have always loved this picture of Mike and Jackson.  Jackson is definitely Mike’s son. Jackson is very attached to his daddy. He is super grumpy when he is hungry, doesn’t like to be told he can’t do something, quiet at times and a chatterbox other times….which one am I talking about? Both.

I have been sidelined by heel pain. I was doing well on my walking for the 3 day Walk, but I am suffering from plantar fasciitis. My doctor has tried several treatments to let me keep walking, but I haven’t seen a tremendous amount of improvement, so I agreed begrudgingly to wear a boot for 2 weeks. Which means no walking, no extra things. Lots of rest. But hopefully it will be what I need to get over the hump and avoid physical therapy or worse, surgery.

Since I didn’t have to get up early to walk or go to work, I stayed up until 12:00 am on Sunday night and got 4 layouts done with January’s Studio Calico kit. I was struggling with this kit, so used a couple of challenges to get a start.

First was the Sunday Sketch at Studio Calico. I converted the sketch to a 12x12, but otherwise stayed pretty close to the original design. 

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Studio Calico was hosting some CHA challenges this weekend, one of them was a self portrait, so this was my take.

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I’ll share the other 2 and more soon.

I have lots more to talk about, but it’s getting late and I am trying to get more sleep. So it will need to wait for another day.

Have a great week!

9 comments:

Julie Gamary (juls2000) said...

Gorgeous pages!!

Katie said...

what a wonderful collection of layouts! i hope your plantar faciatis goes away soon!

JaiDee said...

love all ur lo's!

GabyCreates.com said...

Great LOs!!... oh my legs and ankles have been swelling and they don't know what it is--- hope your plantar faciatis goes away as my thingy too!!

Jill said...

Ooh, such scrap-happy pages! Love 'em!

Danielle Hunter said...

Beautiful layouts! I really love that second one with the squares.

Renee said...

Beautiful work, Michelle! I really enjoyed visiting your blog! Oh, I hope that your plantar fasciitis gets better soon. Ouch, I know that hurts. Take care!!

Kristi (aka T!) said...

Beautiful work Michelle! I love the gray and yellow for Tiffany. Well, they're all great! 3 layouts at once. great job!

Rebecca said...

fabulous layouts one and all--love your take on the color challenge :)