I've combined the latest sketch challenge over at Blue Fern Studios with the one over at Zeus & Zoe; namely - Life as it is now. Here is the beautiful Blue Fern sketch (we have to use BF chipboard):
For the Zeus and Zoe challenge, we had to scrap about ourself and also use buttons. Let me start off by saying that I don't have many pictures of myself, because I just don't like being on the 'receiving' end of the camera! I don't like mirrors very much either .. Anyway, that's a conversation I have with my shrink.
SO. This is what I came up with for the combined challenges:
My journalling is stitched together and tucked behind the pictures and each tab reads as follows:
WIFE : I feel that everything is as it should be. I am married to my best friend. A man who supports me and who loves me no matter what.
MOTHER : After 9 tough years of trying to conceive - my biggest dream (of becoming a mom) when we adopted our Isabella in 2010. It has been utterly fulfilling being her mommy.
ME : I am blessed to be in a position where I work for Travers 3x a week; and on a Monday and Friday I work at home - solely on my third passion in life; namely scrapbooking. Everything in my life is "so right"!
I've scrapped alot about our struggle to conceive and about Isabella's adoption - and I know that I will continue to do so. Adoption is so beautiful and Isabella is an incredibly special little girl.
And here are some closeups.
It's official - I am IN LUUUURVE with UTEE - just look at how utterly luscious it turned out on the Blue Fern chipboard!!! So silken and glossy!
Blue Fern chipboard : organic vine. I painted it with white crackle paint and sprinkled a few micro beads on it while it was still wet.
You can see the journaling tabs sticking out behind the right hand side of the photograph matting.