one sunny april weekend.

The weather has been pretty fantabulous this month. Thus far, the rain hasn’t been dominating our blue sunny skies. Well, with the exception of today and apparently the rest of this week. This past Saturday everyone was out and about, and lots of fun people came to drop into Our Paper Place. I had tons of fun doing make and takes with all of you, especially with the little ones that dropped in to make their mini albums.

For all you local bay area peeps, Our Paper Place will have another make and take soon, so stay tuned for the information on that!

On Sunday, we headed up to the city. It’s been a while since we spent the day gallivanting aimlessly. …so I suggested that we check out the murals out in the Mission. I’ve heard so much about them, but I never had the chance to see them in person. Here are some fun pictures of the murals:

…and because the weather was so nice, we spent time in our patio. Maui and Hilo enjoyed getting to play with their toys. I love that they always pose for my camera, haha!

They’re such hams, and that’s no joke! Hilo especially loves taking pictures. πŸ˜‰ That makes the both of us, haha!

Last but not least, I wanted to share some projects that I created this past Friday.

Tammy, my newest crafty friend, brought some supplies to work on cards for the troops. She told me that Cards 4 Troops was looking for Father’s Day cards to donate, so here are a couple simple ones that I created:

We all know that I’m not much of a cardmaker, but I tried my very best. Hopefully the person who receives it will like it.

My good friend, Lindsay, sent me some cute photos of her and hubby. With me being the scrapbooker that I am, there was no way I was going to pass up a layout! This one is using the Timeless collection from Bo Bunny. It’s not typically the style I would use on a layout, but I actually like the way this layout came out.

…so what do you think?! It’s totally not a “Sarah-kind-of layout”, but I love the elements in this one. If you want to replicate it or see it in person, head into the store! I’d be more than happy to help you recreate it. πŸ˜‰

Okay, that’s my post for today. Now, it’s time for Scrabble and movie night!



Filed under cards, dog, family, hilo, layouts, maui, miniature schnauzer, our paper place, scrapbook

13 responses to “one sunny april weekend.

  1. Gloria

    first! yay love this post. maui and hilo seem extremely tired today. strange.

  2. Sarah, Sierra loves that she is on your blog. She loves the project and already filled it with pictures and the little items she bought at your store.
    Your store rocks!!!!
    the pictures are awesome and the projects look great!

  3. I think it’s good to step out and try some new things and you did a great job with everything!

  4. The murals look cool! I’ve never heard of them before. And, I always love seeing photos of your pups. I think you did great with the cards and page, especially considering they’re out of your “comfort zone”. Glad to see your able to do a little blogging again!! We’ve missed you πŸ™‚

  5. Pam

    Such great photos. Love the dog pics always!

  6. Julie Tucker-Wolek

    Loveeeeeeeeeee the photos and those cards and lo are GORGEOUS! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

  7. Love the layout! THose papers are gorgeous. Used them the other day.

  8. Darling projects, as always. And yes, I think you are a card-maker. I do believe you’ve been published in CARDS… πŸ˜‰

    Cute photos, too!

  9. Nancy

    Loved the little make and take. Your store totally Rawks… As do your photos. Your cards are fabulous, and your style or not…the layout is beautiful.

  10. monica

    How fun! Love the photos of the pups!

  11. Thanks for your beautiful card contribution, Sarah.

    Thanks to you and Bonnie I now have 50 Father’s Day cards to donate to Cards for Our Troops. Goal achieved!!!!

    Remember it’s quantity over quality, or was that quality over quantity????? Somethin’ like that :-).

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