Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Bewitching & Freebie

I have just finished a layout of my oldest granddaughter's first Halloween in 2000. The doodle that I used is bsc-blog-gliterr-swirlydoos-01 by Bunny Cates (resized & recolored). I made all of the papers myself with a special thanks to Barb Dundas for use of the Wrinkled & Crinkled Overlay.
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I decided to offer the papers as a freebie if anyone wants them. As you can tell by the preview, there are more papers in the download than I used.
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You can download them here If you download them, please leave a note here or at 4 shared and let me know.

Saturday, October 20, 2007

I'm still trying to learn about posting on my blog. I've tried to create a banner for the top of the page, but it dosen't seem to fit right :( I don't know what I'm doing wrong, anyone know, please leave me a note and tell me how to fix it.

I've joined a new Scrapping Group called Sweetz Scrapz. Everyone is very nice. I tried my hand at two tuts that were sent through the group today. Here are my results . . .



I used the Looking Blue tut to creat this of my 4 oldest grandchildren.


And the Pink Perfection tut to create this one of my youngest granddaughter.

Thursday, October 18, 2007

Brother/Friend

I created this LO and entered it in the font challenge at DSO.
We were supposed to use the font 'A Charming Font'
I used the motion blur in PSP9 to change the background of this picture of my husband (the one on the right) and his brother. I really like the way it turned out.

Credits . . .
Papers used are from Neutrals Paper Pack & Curl Pack Kit by Cen's Designs - Resized
Buttons from the Peach Marmalade Kit by Jen’s Treasures, recolored and resized

June at Cen's Loft, who created the papers that I used in this LO, also liked the way this turned out, she posted it on her blog Go on over to her site to get these papers for yourself.

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My Favorite Monster & Pumpkin Fudge

This is a LO I did of my husband dressed for Halloween, I did this LO for the October BOM challenge at DSO
The papers and alpha Bloody Mess (used for the word Monster) were from Free Digital Scrapbooking
The frame was made by me.
The other fonts used are . . .
Castle Dracustein, Fiddums Family, & SpookyMagic
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I wanted to share a new recipe that was shared with me, thanks for sharing Suzie. This would be a good one for the holidays. I'll let you know how it is when I try it.

Pumpkin Fudge
"A twist on chocolate fudge that uses everyone's
favorite Thanksgiving vegetable, pumpkin!"

SERVINGS
Original recipe yield: 36 servings

INGREDIENTS
3 cups white sugar
1 cup milk
3 tablespoons light corn syrup
1/2 cup pumpkin puree
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)

DIRECTIONS
Butter or grease one 8x8 inch pan.
In a 3 quart saucepan, mix together sugar, milk, corn syrup, pumpkin and salt.
Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring constantly.
Reduce heat to medium and continue boiling.
Do not stir.
When mixture registers 232 degrees F or 110 degrees C on candy thermometer
or forms a soft ball when dropped into cold water, remove pan from heat.
Stir in pumpkin pie spice, vanilla, butter and nuts.
Cool to lukewarm 110 degrees F or 43 degrees C on candy thermometer.
Beat mixture until it is very thick and loses some of its gloss.
Quickly pour into a greased eight-inch pan.
When firm cut into 36 squares.

Sunday, October 14, 2007

New Blog

Well I did it, I finally have a blog of my own! I will mostly use this for my digi scrapping, maybe share some recipes. Who knows, with me, what you might see on here! LOL I am not sure what I am doing, so this ought to be loads of fun.