Two years ago, I somehow stumbled across something called the Project Mouse FANniversary. At the time, I had never even heard of digital scrapbooking, but I did have a plethora of Disney pictures that I had never done anything with. I was instantly drawn to the incredible designs within the Project Mouse collection. Britt (Britt-ish Designs) and Krista (Sahlin Studio) came together to create these amazing Disney-inspired products that make keeping the Disney memories alive fun and easy. I decided to jump right in and made my very first digital scrapbooking purchase- Project Mouse (Beginnings) and Project Mouse (Basics No.2). I participated in every chat, challenge, and event that I could during the Project Mouse 4th FANniversary. I created my first digital scrapbooking layout and more during the event. By the end, I was completely smitten with my new hobby.
Fast forward to now- two years after I was first introduced to the incredible world of digital scrapbooking through Project Mouse. I have learned an immense amount about my personal style, grown my photo editing and Photoshop skills exponentially, and discovered just how important memory keeping is to me. Throughout these two years, I have documented other life moments outside of our Disney trips. However, Project Mouse and Disney documenting remain my true digital scrapbooking passion.
February is literally flying by. This is a super busy month in our house and I am just trying to take it all in before it passes me by.
Since I always seem to tell you guys about our weather- I also want to mention that it is EIGHTY DEGREES here today. It is supposedly still winter, but it seems that our weather didn’t get that memo! That’s okay- give it a few days and our temperatures are supposed to drop 35 degrees.
Hello everyone! It’s a beautiful and sunny Saturday here in Georgia. Atlanta is playing host to Super Bowl LIII and our week has been filled with festivities leading up to the big game. We’ll actually be watching the Super Bowl from home, but it has been a lot of fun to take part in some of the activities going on around the city.
Today I am excited to be participating in the ALFLT Blog Train for the very first time. ALFLT stands for A Love for Layout Templates and I will be the first to admit that I definitely love to create templates!
While I worked to complete my portion of the blog train for this month, my daughter and I watched the Kid’s Baking Championship on Food Network together. Have you watched this show before? The kids on this show are ridiculously impressive. I enjoy baking quite a lot, but they put any skills I have to shame! This past week, the task was to create animal print cheesecake. It seemed rather appropriate that I was designing papers for the “Walk on the Wild Side” blog train at the same time!
Both the theme and color palette this month are fantastic.
Is it just me or is this year flying by? I can hardly believe that it is already February! This is such a busy month for my family and I am looking forward to all of the adventures that this short month holds.
I am so excited that it is also time for another PixelScrapper Blog Train. I really love the theme this month. It makes me think of visits to Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World and that never fails to bring a smile to my face.
EDIT FEBRUARY 1- Hello everyone! I apologize in advance for being vague… but due to circumstances beyond my control, my store at Scrappy Sisters will not be opening. Don’t worry because an Extra Sprinkle store will be coming elsewhere in the next few weeks. More details will follow. Thank you for your support.
Hello everyone! I am here on this Monday morning because I have some very exciting news to share with you.
Starting this Friday, I will be a resident designer at Scrappy Sisters. I will be joining the group of amazing designers there and opening a shop to sell my scrapbooking designs.
I have been working hard behind the scenes and will have a lot of fun goodies available for you. Friday cannot come soon enough!
Everyone in my house thoroughly enjoys pizza. The thing is that we all enjoy different pizza. Raileigh is a picky vegetarian and prefers her pizza with only cheese- no sauce, no other toppings. We’ve tried ordering her cheese bread, but she is insistent that it just isn’t the same. Darren and I tend to share a pizza because we can agree on toppings. However, I absolutely love broccoli on my pizza and he thinks that it shouldn’t be anywhere near a pizza.
These differences have made us really excited about the world of fast casual pizza- restaurants where you can order a personal-sized pizza just how you want it. This is a fast growing area of the restaurant market, so we’ve had the opportunity to try many pizzas over the past few years. Something that we’ve came to realize is that not all fast casual pizza restaurants are created equal. It’s not even close.
Did any of you happen to catch the lunar eclipse last night? Raileigh is infatuated with space and I am so glad that she is. Her curiosity has led us to witness a number of events that I doubt I would have even known about otherwise. We began watching the eclipse several hours before the total eclipse- just as the eclipse was beginning. It was truly incredible to watch as the eclipse expanded and finally eclipsed the entire moon. The red color of the moon during the total eclipse was like nothing I have seen before.
Even though it will be several years away, I am already excited for the next total lunar eclipse!
Happy Thursday to you! It’s raining here today, which means that is the absolute perfect day to cuddle up on the couch under a blanket. I am listening to the rain fall, wishing that a warm chocolate chip cookie would magically appear in my hand, and dreading the walk outside to recover the mail from the box. How’s your day going?
On this rainy Thursday afternoon, I have an adorable new download to share with all of you. I thoroughly enjoyed the Pixel Scrapper Blog Train theme this month, so I decided to create an additional piece for the train. Yes, I know the month is already half over but I hope that you will still find it useful. These fun pixelated space invader stickers have been colored to match the color scheme for this month’s train and are each available in PNG format.
Hello friends! I hope your week has been going well. Here in Georgia, the weather is cool, but it certainly doesn’t feel like winter to me. In fact, we will reach temperatures above 60 degrees this weekend. While that is nice, it is definitely not the weather I am looking for in the middle of winter.
These warmer than usual temperatures have gotten summer on my mind. My father-in-law lives near the ocean and I thoroughly enjoy our visits to see him. On a visit last year, he took us to see a pirate ship that lives in the marina near his home. Several times per week, you can actually go out on the ship. I hope this is an adventure we’ll go on next time we visit him.