Sunday, May 19, 2013

Smile Big

Hi! Happy World IBD Day! Before I share my newest layout I want to share a photo of Ashlyn. I took this two weeks ago just because it was so nice to see her beautiful face without an ng tube. :) She has chubby steroid-induced cheeks with a nice pink color and a sparkle in her eye. Something that we all missed for so long. After seeing her for 14 months with a tube coming out of her nose and taped to her cheek I still cannot believe that it is gone! It has been out for 4 weeks now and I just pray that she continues to improve and we will not have to replace it. It will be nice for her to be a kid this summer.
Here is my brave, beautiful Crohn's fighter:

 
 
I was bored the other day and stumbled upon a brand new challenge site called ScrapStuffz "Inspired by". Currently there is a call for designers and as I am trying to get back into a scrappy groove I thought why not. I can commit to one layout a month, so I decided to toss my hat into the ring. It appears that there have only been a few applicants, so I encourage you to head on over to the site and check out the challenge so this site can get up and running (as well as enter a submission to be a part of a new challenge blog).
 
My layout was inspired by the dots/circles on the first square, the pink in the second, the stripes in the third square, and the pastel colors.
 
 
supplies:
pp- Simple Stories and MME (butterflies are Basic Grey and MME)
stickers: Simple Stories
doily
twine
dots: MME
flowers: Petaloo and Prima (not sure about the white enamel flowers)
 



Thanks for stopping by!
 

5 comments:

  1. Fabulous photo!!!! Love the layout!

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  2. What a beautiful little girl and layout. I hope she continues to do well. I appreciate you linking up and look forward to a continued connection.

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  3. Oh so cute Raechelle! Love how you did your banner, the fun doily and what a sweet photo! So good to see your work again...I so love your style! Glad you're finding more time in your life to scrap..it's wonderful therapy! Hugs girl!

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  4. Love your layout!! It is really beautiful. Your daughter looks so happy! What a great picture of her.

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I thank you so much for your kind comments! :) Have a beautiful day.