did you…

Did you see the latest challenge over at TAAFOMFT?

We were prompted to create a project about our favorite blog/website. I bet you can’t guess what blog I picked, hehe! πŸ˜‰ Here’s the layout I created I using the July kit from The Sampler:

Yup, I finally created a page about my very own blog. Surprisingly, I had never scrapped about it before, so it was fun to make this one! …and in case you were wondering, the cute cloud/sun die cut was created with the Pazzles.

Did you know that I have a hard time making cards?!

I know I’m probably getting a couple of glares and rolling eyes from some of you, but that’s the truth. I’m not much of a cardmaker, so I spend extra time trying to design cards. For instance, the above card I created, using the July kit from The Sampler, took me 20 minutes to make. I could have completed a layout in that same amount of time! I might want to work on my cardmaking skills. πŸ˜‰

Did you check out the blog post that Kiki posted over at the Kiki Art blog?!

If not, you are going to want to click here. There’s a small sneak peek into one of her latest collections, which will be exclusive to Scrapbook Magazine. Leave a comment over there, and please let her know what you think! Moreover, I’ll let you in on a little secret. You might see someone you know in that same issue. πŸ˜‰

Did you see how cute my babies are?!

Maui has been a lazy bum these past couple of days. I think she’s missing her “Maddy”, so she is always staring out the windows. When she’s not eating, drinking, or playing, she’s relaxing either on the couch or in the patio. Resting and relaxation are her preferred summer activities.

Hilo, on the other hand, is always preoccupied with the array ofΒ  toys in the basket. First, it’s the new squeaky toy he got this weekend. Then, it’s the squirrel. Now, it’s this ball. As long as it has a squeaker, it’s good to go. The squeaking never ends in our house.

Happy Thursday! It’s my favorite day of the week. Truly, it is!

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31 responses to “did you…

  1. Julie Tucker-Wolek

    I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee that lo soooooooooooooo much Sarah bera!!!!!! And that card too…I think we should just hire…ohhhhhhhhhhhhhh someone like Deana to make all of our cards!! LOL!!! I loveeeeeeeeeee the puppy photos…and hehehehehehehehe Mr. Dandy is the same way about a squeaky toy……he attacks it until the SQUEAKER is OUT!! LOL :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

  2. Love your pup photos and that GORGEOUS page! πŸ™‚

  3. I LOVE YOUR LAYOUT!! And why didn’t I think to do my blog?? I have never even scrapped it!! And Thursday has always been my fave day:):) In fact I may or may not have done a page about that recently;) You’ll probably see it soon!! Love, Jess

  4. Gloria

    nice layout. great photos of your monsters. tornado warnings! wooo!

  5. Yep, the furbabies are still cute!
    Your TAAFOMFT … also cute.
    I have to admit, the only other thing I took in was “I could have made a LO in 20 minutes”… You must be kidding me, right! No, LOL, I know you’re not, but it still is unbelievable to me!!!! It takes me days to finish one LO, I so wish I could scrap faster. Ah well, as long as we’re having fun, right?!!
    Enjoy the rest of your Thursday!
    xxx Peggy

  6. Such cute pics of the doggies!!! πŸ™‚ Scarlet’s first mission in receiving a new toy that squeaks is to kill the squeaker in less than 5 minutes. She is successful 100% of the time!! So we don’t listen to squeaking for too long! πŸ˜‰ lol Cute lo for TAAFOMFT — love that you scrapped your blog!!

  7. Great creations….you know I’ve had a tough time with cards too. I’ve been trying to nip that in the bud lately. Keep trying! I love what you’ve done already.

  8. AWESOME page!! LOVING that yellow, white & blue color combo… so bright & fun! You ROCK! πŸ™‚

  9. Love your projects Sarah, 2 more weeks, less, actually, cha πŸ™‚ Zumba zumba zumba πŸ™‚

  10. Vanessa

    Love your layout about your blog. The colors are amazing! For the card thing… I remember when I started scrapping, I couldn’t make a card to save my life! Seriously. They were awful. I would throw out every one of them. Luckily, I’m getting better at it. I really like your card and if your only problem is that it takes a while to make, then you’re lucky!

  11. Pam

    Great layout! Love those sparkly letters. The card is just wonderful too. You’re so lucky, I can’t make a card or a layout in 20 minutes. It takes be foreverrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr. My chocolate lab has to perform surgery immediately to remove any squeakers. She also has to remove any eyes or extra limbs at the same time. She’s got priorities, you know?

  12. Oh Sarah… I love your layout what a great idea to do it about your blog….love the pictures of your fur babies…as well great shots…

  13. that first pic of maui looks like she’s watching a “the man your man could smell like” old spice commercial πŸ˜€

  14. fun projects!! I never thought of scrapping my blog… thats such a fun idea!! love the card too!! and how cute are your pups!! most of my dogs are like Maui… theyre usually just chill… but one of my dogs is crazy about her toys like Hilo… I keep thinking about scrapping a page of her with her fav toy!! πŸ™‚

  15. I love your blog, too! And all your crafty goodness!

  16. Chris Aiton

    Love your layout and love your blog! What do you mean – you don’t do cards! This one is great! Love the pix of the furkids! Have a super weekend!

  17. NanaBeth

    Totally smitten by your pups! I think your card is wonderful-I’d be proud if I could make something gorgeous.

  18. Adorable pics of the pups and pssst….I’m in love with your blog too;) You’ve probably noticed LOL! Hope the rest of your week and weekend rocks!

  19. love your layout… it’s crazy fun…. and the card… it’s great… don’t know what you’re talking about!!!
    {{hugs}} Michelle

  20. aww, your pups are so cute, and I totally adore everything about that LO! Great idea, too, I need to do one about my blog πŸ™‚ I also have a hard time making cards, but yours is adorable!

  21. I’m glad I’m not the only person who loves her own blog! πŸ™‚ The furbabies are adorable! Enjoy the squeaks. πŸ™‚

  22. Geez, I love those dogs!!!!

    And your blog of course!
    Love the page – what a great way to document such a delightful little place on the world wide web. πŸ™‚

  23. What a great idea to scrap your blog! It’s one of those intergal pieces of your life that never makes it down in the books. I LOVE the colors. I’m with you on cards…I don’t know why, but I just can’t make a cute one no matter how hard I try.

    Hope your week is great! πŸ™‚

  24. Kat

    great layout, fun card, and adorable pics!!

  25. LOVE the layout! I think it’s great you blogged about your own blog!!! And your card is fabulous! You are definitely an inspiration girl! um…and 20 minutes isn’t that long of time to complete a card actually! I’m impressed you can do a layout that quick! With the details and layering you do – I figured it take you at LEAST an hour! I’m opposite – I can usually whip the cards out but layouts take me FOREVER! LOL —

  26. Scrapbooking valleydweller

    I love the color combination you used on your page! The butterflies really pop on your page! I’m glad you scrapped about your blog. It’s how many people get the chance to know you that may not ever get to meet you in person. It has endeared you to many, many people! Scrap on! Blog on! πŸ™‚

  27. Just wanted you to know I clicked over from your comment on the AC blog!

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