Wobbly Walking & Bouncing About

 I have been using my gigantic February Counterfeit Kit, honest! Here’s a couple of layouts to prove it…
Wobbly Walker:
This one shows one of the first pictures I took of my son walking – with a helping hand or two. He looks so pleased with himself!
I had fun adding lots of sentiments to this page to capture the memories – to try and keep the day as fresh in my mind as it is now. I especially like the ‘I treasure this moment’ stamp by Elle’s Studio, and the ‘Happy Days’ brad by Papermania:
My handmade journaling card was perfect to sum up the moment, and I like how the ombre effect creates a sense of movement:
The arrow at the top left is pointing to the number ‘1’ because that’s how old he was – I like this little extra detail that you might not notice on first glance.
Bouncing About:
This was the first time my kids bounced on a see-saw all by themselves! It was a cold day, but they had so much fun. It took me a while to think of a title for this one, but I settled on ‘bouncing about, enjoying life’, using mini alphas and an Elle’s Studio ‘Lil’ Snippet’:
My handmade vellum envelope was a great place to hide some extra journaling about all our trips to the play-park, and why this day was especially nice:
I’m glad scrapbooking helps me capture all these moments when they get on together, but I should probably do a page soon about all the fights they have too – I don’t want the record of our lives to look too unrealistically perfect! They’ve had some dissagreements today, about whose turn it was with the ball, who gets the biggest snack, and who gets to sit on the wooden chair – to name just a few!
Do you document the imperfect moments too? Or you prefer to keep your albums happy and lovely?
I’m going to keep using my mammoth Counterfeit Kit, though it’s going to be difficult to stick to it, as I’ve bought lots of new goodies from Elle’s Studio and Glitz Designs, and they cannot be ignored…! x
  • You’ve got some adorable photos and I love how you are using the kit – great pages! Yes, at this time of year with all the new releases coming out, I am acquiring stash far faster then I am using it up!

    February 11, 2013 at 3:30 am
  • Such a great assortment of embellies on both of these pages. They really accent and highlight the pictures.Rinda

    February 11, 2013 at 5:20 am
  • I love all the little extra touches….you always use embellishments so well.

    February 11, 2013 at 9:36 am
  • These are fabulous, love all the details. As we don’t have children, I do tend to document everything – yes, good and bad lol

    February 11, 2013 at 10:10 am
  • Margareta Carlsson

    Super cute page! Great job!

    February 11, 2013 at 10:18 am
  • How cute are those buttons!! what adorable photos on both LOs! Beautifully scrapped

    February 11, 2013 at 12:07 pm
  • Lovely layout. Love all the little details.

    February 11, 2013 at 12:09 pm
  • These are both adorable! Really love all the added details and smaller embellishments. 🙂

    February 11, 2013 at 1:35 pm
  • These are fantasitc. I love all the little details.

    February 11, 2013 at 1:39 pm
  • These layouts are adorable. I love the use of that envelope in the second one. And all the layers are great!

    February 11, 2013 at 2:40 pm
  • oh my golly these are just adorable!!! great job

    February 11, 2013 at 3:25 pm
  • Both layouts are equally fabulous!!! And I have to admit that I don’t scrap the bad times nearly as often as I scrap the good times!! I guess at this point in my life, kids are grown and grandkids are here infrequently, the good times outweigh the bad!!

    February 11, 2013 at 4:24 pm
  • Love that title of the first layout 🙂 Both are great, colorful designs!

    February 11, 2013 at 6:00 pm
  • Great pages, love the way you use your embellishments 🙂

    February 11, 2013 at 6:34 pm
  • Great pages! I love the little bits of red in both!

    February 11, 2013 at 6:50 pm
  • These are both lovely Jennifer – good to see that you are starting to make a dent in that huge kit x

    February 11, 2013 at 7:22 pm
  • Alexa

    Glorious pages and you have a real way with embellishments and layers! Looking forward to visiting you again in your new home :).

    February 21, 2013 at 5:08 pm
  • Wonderful pages. Love your style.

    February 22, 2013 at 11:55 am

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