LEO hopping...

9.04.2009

Here we are again...


over at WT we are in the middle of another LEO challenge. A whole lot of excitment going on over there on the message board. You must go read what that Roxy is up too!!!

And another weekend brings us another round of blog hopping...

now while I am on my way out the door to a fabulous weekend away in the moutains, I could not fail to blog hop. Come back tomorrow for a little more too! O.K? Promise?
Today I am just going to post my LEO challenges from this week. #1 and #2. I know a few of you have seen them already, so you'll just have to come back tomorrow to see something different.





back in the day was for the "scrap lift from the gallery" challenge. it was also based on one of trish's layouts she did for the WIP September kit. as i looked through the icons, different memories from high school and the 80's came flooding over me. stories i realized i may not have even shared with my kids. even as i was finishing the layout, my 14 year old came in and we started chatting about the images. i was aghast to realize he did not even know what a karmen ghia was...it was fun talking to him about what these squares represent to me.

i sewed the grid with red thread. made the journal spots by just adding lines to the squares, and basically free wrote the little stories. i am thinking each of these squares could easily represent their own layout.

oh! chipboard elements and b/g alpha came from the WIP Sept kit.

LEO2 was based on a color pallette that Candace chose...which happened to go perfectly with that afore mentioned WIP kit. i added a bit of red stitching to the right hand side to pop with the red pink paislee letter stickers.

this is the second time i have scrapped this photo. this day was just a real highlight to a me. just another day in the summer time...i have one more page to do for that day...it might pop up in another LEO challenge...we'll see.

happy friday you all!!!

18 comments:

  1. love the pages for leo so far!!!

    can't wait for #3

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  2. I HAVE to lift your Back in the Day layout! THAT ROCKS so, so much. Darn it! I was avoiding buying that line, too. Now, I must get it. Grrr....:) hehe!

    GORGEOUS work! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  3. Love how much your layouts tell your story. Great designs and journaling.

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  4. I love, love, LOVE that sewn grid on your Back in the Day layout! Fabulous work, as always

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  5. I am so lifting back in the day too! Love it and a perfect use of the boyfriend chip - I loveed the September WIP kits and there you go using my fav Earth Day paper for your second Layout - it makes me smile. Great picture - I promise to be back tomorrow!! I am sure there will be greatness. Have a fantastic trip - we will miss you this weekend. I am on vaction next week - so maybe we can chat!
    PS - teh apples are all covered - jsut need to junk it up! New box came in so I will terrorize the cardboard and work on it this coming week! hugs - enjoy!

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  6. love your Back in the Day... wow!

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  7. Love these LOs, but I have to agree that the Back in the Day LO is AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  8. Super cute layouts! Love them!

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  9. Super cute layouts! Love them!

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  10. Great layouts Jamie! I love how you design! 80s is my favorite era. I keep telling my hubby I want to be stuck in teh 80's. LOL

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  11. Those are some great pages Jamie! I am particularly fond of your "Back in the Days" one!!! It ROCKS!

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  12. Those are a couple of very awesome LO's! Love the "back in the day" especially. Very cool!

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  13. okay I absolutely love that back in the day page..can you just send me a copy for my album, LOL!!!!! I need to get some of those pieces cause I love what you did!! My kids would have noooooo idea what a karmen ghia was!!!

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  14. Jamie I hope you don't mind when I lift your LO!!!! I was just thinking about the same things the other day...popping my shirt collar, layering my sox and listening to Janet Jackson on my powder blue walkman. Dear God...does this make me old?

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  15. such great layouts! love the back in the day (seems to be a theme for everyone!) and love the colors for the enjoyed today layout - great pic!!

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  16. I am totally tickled that you were inspired by something I did!! I have to say, creating that layout for the Sept. WIP gallery came easily when I looked at that chipoard. Those memories came flooding back--and I need to do that more often. Great take on it--I love your grid and I need to lift THAT idea!!

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  17. I love your Back in the Day layout. Very cool!

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  18. Cool pages and I really like the grid design!

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