Sunday, September 10, 2017

Crazy Hair Day

 Eli and Lucas enjoying Crazy Hair Day at school!

A Dad's Love

Stef posted a picture of Risa painting her daddy's nails, of course I had to scrap it!

What daddy's do to make their princess' happy. I'm sure Isaac is very thankful that the nail polish just peels right off once it's dry. What a great dad you are Isaac! Painting nails is her favorite thing to do.

Everything by Anna Aspnes
Artplay - Coastline, Beach, Among friends, Bliss, Explorer, Wish, Cultivate
Fotoblendz #7
MultiMedia Hears #3
Find my way overlays

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Star Gazer

Used mostly NBK products
Dear Diary

Anna Aspnes
Find my way overlays4

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Climb Every Mountain

I saw this photo on pinterest and had to scrap it. It reminded me how if we work together we can accomplish anything.

Anna Aspnes
Artplay palette Auriferous _Paperie
Auriferous Overlays and Transfers
Autumn Rust -overlay
Autumn Soul - Art Stroke
Forester - Splatter

Dear Diary - Magic Lights

Sunday, August 6, 2017


I'm in a dance mood, hence all the ballet layouts.

Everything by Anna Aspnes
Sparkle Edge Overlays1
ArtPlay Studious - Butterfly
ArtPlay Sugar - Artstroke
ArtPlay TresBon - Overlay-recolored

Watch Me Soar

I used Dear Diary solid papers, ABP1,Artstrokes, Magiclights

Saturday, July 29, 2017


Everything NBK Designs:

I used anything possible ABP, Overlays and solid paper.  I also used some splatters from template PL2015.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Day 2 Omaha Beach

Omaha Beach was the code name for one of the five sectors of the Allied invasion of German-occupied France in the Normandy landings on 6 June 1944, during World War II. 'Omaha' refers to a section of the coast of Normandy.  On D-Day, the untested 29th Infantry Division, along with nine companies of U.S. Army Rangers redirected from Pointe du Hoc, were to assault the western half of the beach. The battle-hardened 1st Infantry Division was given the eastern half. The initial assault waves, consisting of tanks, infantry, and combat engineer forces, were carefully planned to reduce the coastal defenses and allow the larger ships of the follow-up waves to land. The primary objective at Omaha was to secure a beachhead of eight kilometres (5 miles) depth, between Port-en-Bessin and the Vire River, linking with the British landings at Gold to the east, and reaching the area of Isigny to the west to link up with VII Corps landing at Utah.

Everything by Anna Aspnes
Artplay Inclement
Light Leaks3

Day 2 Pointe du Hoc - France

We followed the route of the Rangers and visited the bunkers and the Rangers Memorial.

Everything by Anna Aspnes
Artplay Airy
Light Leaks 1
Artplay Generations -transfer
Multimedia - Daisys 2

Bayeux France - Day 2

Bayeux is known for two famous trans-Channel invasions. The conquest of England by William the Conqueror in 1066 started from Bayeux, while on June 6th, 1944 the Allied D-Day (invasion force struck the beaches just north of the town. Bayeux was the first French town to be liberated from Nazi occupation during the 1944 Battle of Normandy and survived almost completely unscathed. On 16 June 1944 General Charles de Gaulle made his first important speech on liberated French soil in Bayeux. The town hosts the largest British war cemetery in Normandy and is an excellent base for visiting the Normandy beaches.

Everything by Anna Aspnes
Artplay Garland
Multi Media Leaves 6

Honfleur, France Day2, pg1

We stopped to have lunch at this lovely fishing village in Honfleur.

Everything by Anna Aspnes
Artplay Breakaway - Paper
Artplay Capture - Transfer
Artplay Old World - Star fish element

Saturday, July 15, 2017

France Day1 pg3

The old market place is the vibrant centre of Rouen, where where we found the church of Joan of Arc, the place where she was burned at the stake but also a lively market where the locals like to spend their time.

Everything Anna Aspnes

Artplay Hygge - paper background

France Day1 pg2

 The clock tower Le Gros Horloge, a fourteenth century astronomical clock in Rouen, Normandy. The Renaissance facade represents a golden sun with 24 rays on a starry blue background.

Everything Anna Aspnes

Artplay Neige - clock piece
Artplay Time - Clock
Artplay Explore - Clock part
Artplay Hygge - paper background

France vacation day 1, pg 1

Day 1 of our tour we followed the River Seine to Rouen, capital of Normandy, to admire its ancient cathedral - a masterpiece of the Gothic style and the subject of a series of paintings by Claude Monet – We wandered through the narrow streets beneath the Great Clock to the old market square. Here, a superb modern church commemorates the burning of Joan of Arc on this very spot in 1431.

Everything Anna Aspnes:

Albums Project Template 2016
Artplay Amour

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Sunday, February 12, 2017

An Island Grows

Stefanie has opened a daycare, one of the things they do is story time and afterwards do a project that reinforces the story.

 In the book An Island Grows by Lola M. Schaefer we learned that island's are made from lava. Inspired by this process, we made lava to study and manipulate.

Scented coconut sand, shells, and glass jewles are always a fun way to explore the beachside of an island.

It seems that not only lava creates islands, but little ones can too.

Three new islands just popped out of the ocean today.

Risa's Letter

Stefanie said, Risa is typing you a letter. She told me what it said, "Dear Oma and Gampie. I hope you are having a good day and winter. I sent you a card in the mail and you are going to love it. I love you Oma and Gampie."

Of course I just had to scrap this!

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Disney 2017

My daughter in law posted some pictures from their Disney trip, of course I had to scrap them.  I did one layout, then decided she had enough pictures for a two page spread.  So essentially I created 3 layouts from her pictures.

Here is the original one page spread:

Here is the left side of the two page spread:

Here is the right side:

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Snow Fun

Risa trying to catch a snowflake.

Monday, January 2, 2017

Trimming the tree

Hoping to continue to catch up on layouts.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

A Blue Christmas

I took these pictures in the Mall, I thought Tiffany had some elegant windows set-up.  They probably do it every year, I just never stopped to look.

Cocoa Break

First post of the New Year, hoping to do more layouts this year.  Little Risa enjoying a cup of hot Cocoa.