one sheep, two sheep.

Last night, I could not fall asleep. Yes, I tried counting sheep, but at around 2:30 in the morning, I was still wide awake. I figure I’d write a post to keep me from feeling like an insomniac, but I was having major writer’s block. I was as if my fingers came to a standstill on the keys.

Anyway, Friday was a WONDERFUL day. The weather was nice, and it really started to feel like spring. Gloria thought it would be fun to enjoy the warm weather, and we did just that.

I thought it would be fun if went out to grab some lunch and then do some SHOPPING! …and that’s basically what we did. We didn’t stay out too long because we both had to go home and work.

Saturday’s plans were TIRING. I started my day off by hitting up the post office; I am there so often that the post office workers know me, haha! Isn’t that sad and slightly pathetic that I have befriended the people at the post office?! πŸ˜‰ Anyway, if you are a winner of a recent Kiki Art giveaway, make sure to look for that in the mail because it’s headed your way.

Later during the day, we decided to drive up to the city to get some photos from Twin Peaks. None of us had driven up there before, even though we’ve been to the city a million times. Scott, my brother, had even lived there for a couple of years, and he still had never been up to Twin Peaks. …so yup, off to check out the view of San Francisco.

The view was incredible. Check out some of the photos I took from up top:

Usually San Francisco is overcast with fog. It was a actually clear!

Scott enjoyed the view from up top!

The Bay Bridge is to the right, and that main street is Market Street.

Gloria nabbed the camera from me and took this photo.

Here's the view of the Golden Gate Bridge from Twin Peaks. Doesn't this photo look like a painting?!

Maui and I hanging out at Twin Peaks!

The crazies seemed to enjoy the view too! πŸ™‚

One word for this picture - HOOLIGANS!

We stayed until the sun went down to get the night view. It was GORGEOUS!

If you are ever in the area, you should definitely drive up to Twin Peaks. It’s a great view of the city of San Francisco.

As for creativity this weekend, I didn’t really get much done. Last week, however, I finished a couple of projects.

I created a layout using a sketch that fellow design team member, Lynda, created for Kiki Art. Here’s her sketch:

…and here’s my take on the sketch:

There was some fun news announced over at the Kiki Art blog today, check it out here for your chance to get some free products!

I also finished creating a mini album using Urban Swank papers and the ever-so-useful bind-it-all. I love how this one turned out; it’s so pretty!

If you want to see some of the inner pages to this mini, head here for more photos of this project.

Okay, I’ll stop rambling now. See you all soon! πŸ˜‰

Happy Sunday!

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24 responses to “one sheep, two sheep.

  1. Awesome projects & great photos, Sarah! Looks like it was a VERY memorable & life-altering weekend… πŸ™‚

    Big hugs…

  2. Chris

    What stunning photos of the city! and what great photos of you and the puppers! So sorry you are having trouble sleeping – I have had times like that too but fortunately not too much lately. Hope it gets better and have a great week!

  3. Oh dear!! That is what I will feel on Sunday nights, can’t sleep but I don’t count sheep lol!! I love yr mini album & that one page concept πŸ™‚ that is super awesome.

  4. Totally loving the views of the city that you captured. Hubby and I honeymooned in San Fran and it is on our list of places to get back to. Maybe you could be our tour guide someday???

  5. love the photos… and that view… I haven’t been there in years… should make a trip up there… gotta love that view!!! wow!!!

    love the lo… it’s adorable!!!! love your view of it… very fun!!!

    sorry to hear about you and counting sheep… been there… done that…. it’s not fun… hope you get some rest tonight…. have a good nights rest…. zzzzzzzzzzzz!!!

    {{hugs}} Michelle

  6. gloria

    love the photos. maui, hilo and i look like we are up to no good. hmmm that’s probably because we are always up to no good. i love your latest kiki layout. the flags and the twine stitching looks great.

    how i wish it was still the beginning of the weekend. 10 days and counting!

  7. Wow, love that night view photo πŸ™‚ and love the banner on your Kiki layout…

  8. Jing-Jing

    Wow, what a treat to see the pics of San Fran, and of course Sarah, I always enjoy your layouts. hugs my dear!

  9. Love that layout and the mini looks cool!! Such gorgeous photos:) I thought you weren’t a photographer!! Gloria is pretty great too, cuz that’s a great shot of you:) Glad you had a great weekend. Love, Jess

  10. Those pictures are just breathtaking from Twin Peaks!!!!
    That one of you is just beautiful!
    Looks like a great weekend was had by all. πŸ™‚

  11. O’ My, boy do I feel like you have. Last night was a nightmare and I couldnt sleep either. LOVE LOVE LOVE the views!!!! Great photo that Gloria took of you.

  12. I’ve been to SFO many, many times and have never been to Twin Peaks. From your amazing photos I can see that it is a MUST the next time I’m there.

    I’m loving the cover of that mini!! I’m off to check out the rest of it πŸ™‚

  13. Amazing photos!!! Are you sure you took them?! LOL LOL just kidding…BIG TIME!!!! And yes…I think hooligans describes that trio! hee hee. πŸ™‚ thanks for sharing the “view” it’s beautiful!!!! hugs!

  14. Another well-know spot in San Francisco that I haven’t been to despite living in San Francisco for 2 years can be crossed off.

    Coming home to 3 cats and a certain stinky tree in front of the house isn’t helping my allergies. Ugh.

  15. Those are super cool photos! Love the scenery shots! The designs are SOOO pawsome too! Mom wishes she had even a quarter of your creativity…she’s envious of all the pretty things you made! *wink*

    Scottie

  16. hahaaa ive tried counting sheep before too! I always have a hard time sleeping!
    loooove the photos of you guys on the twin peaks! that new photo of you that you put up on facebook is so pretty!
    love that layout that you made with the sketch too. i printed off the sketch, i want to give it a try!

  17. when I was at Twin Peak it was super foggy. Glad you had a good day!

  18. Love all your pretty layouts!

  19. I am so ready for my end-of-the-year stipend so I can get my bind-it-all. πŸ™‚ I just love all these photo, and your sketch layout is great!

    Dang it! I can’t figure out how to squeeze in a Martha joke. haha.

  20. Those photos look like postcards!! Love your creations. The layout you made using the sketch is so adorable!!

  21. In that pic with Maui, Hilo, and G…… Maui looks like I did in most of our Big Island photos from 2007. HAHAHAHAHAHAHHAA!

  22. julie

    those photos are gorgeous my dearest!!! love them! :):):):):):):):):):):):):) and the lo’s as always…are AMAZING!!! U seriously AMAZE ME! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

  23. yay for SF, we’re going there for Easter! Miss it…
    Love the LOs, so beautiful!
    And your furbabies, too cute!!

  24. Vel

    Yowza! What gorgeous photos! I love the ones from Twin Peaks and the ones of you and Gloria with the doggies.

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