Tuesday, September 6, 2011

OUAS - 1st September Challenge

Once again!
I've Created a layout  for Once Upon A Sketch -
1st September Challenge.............................
I Really love this Challenge, The Sketch & then the Journalling Criteria..........
OK! So this is the September 1st Sketch
I've flipped it to suit my photo............

& the Journalling Criteria this time is..........



A memorable year - Your title must be a

 year, and you must journal at least 2 lines on why this year is

                                    memorable for you.


For ME!!
1 of the Most Memorable year's was When my DS was born
As you will read in my Journalling he came a little bit to early
& back then I wasn't the biggest fan of photo's, would you believe
So I don't have to many photo's of my boy in the Hospital, It's was more when we got home.......
I look @ this photo & SO remember like it was Yesterday!!!
It was 1 of the MOST scariest time of our lifes.....
I've used The Scrapcake The Bright side of life papers & Diecuts...
BUT look @ him Now!!!!!!!!!!
(this Photo is NOT wanting to load any other way tonight...)
Now for some close UPS....
I've printed my Journalling on Vellum!!!!
My date title!!!
Prima Flowers, MS - Doilie,
A crochet doilie from the lovely Helen!!
Melissa Francis - Key & lock.  



 Always a JOY to have you stopping BY
& those Comments you may leave
ME, are always a Pleasure to read!!
THANKS....

28 comments:

  1. A beautiful and most precious LO Rachael....love those gorgeous colours and such an adorable little bub. xo

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  2. Such a beautiful page Rachael. Totally adorable. It is so great when you get to use a pic that means a lot to you. He has so grown now. You must feed him well!!! Cheers Di xx

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  3. This layout is beautiful as always! I SO love your style!!! I love that you have printed your journaling on vellum, and the butterflies on top of each other… everything!

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  4. Another gorgeous page and such a moving photo, that must have been so frightening for you all but wow he has grown into a handsome little chap! Your journalling is lovely and printing it on the vellum is a great idea. Love it xx

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  5. Oh wow...so glad there's a happy ending!

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  6. Ho rachael! How are you going?

    This is so so gorgeous. Loved reading your journalling. WOW..he was early huh? But what a gorgeous boy he is now.

    Love your take on the sketch as well as the colours you have chosen. And the truth is I was not much of a fan for photos when I had my kids either and just have a handful of them in their first days LOL! How things change.

    Thanks so much for playing along at Once Upon A...Sketch.

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  7. Oh this is lovely! What a precious photo!
    Thanks for playing along with us at Once Upon A..Sketch
    xxxx

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  8. Wow Rach. He was so early. That photo is fabulous to look back at.
    My boys were 33 weeks but very healthy considering and I too didn't take a lot of photos the month they were in special care nursery. I was always scared the nurses would tell me off. I so wish I had of now.
    I just love your bling, the butterflies are Beautiful and the journaling looks fabbo.

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  9. This is gorgeous Rach, glad everything turned out alright in the end, but you will have to share your birthday with my son instead, he's the 18th :) Hope you are having a great week xoxo

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  10. It's a great layout and good to see him now. Our youngest was born 7 1/2 weeks early and we have that picture too! His legs were the width of my fingers! I think our sons like to see those photos too!

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  11. Wow! Rach what a story...and just look at him now! Your lo is absolutely beautiful! Tks. for playing along with us at OUAS!

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  12. Wow! Wow! Wow! What an incredible page! What a surprise that was! Look at him now, all grown up! How time flies!!! Your page is a stunner! And I absolutely LOVE your butterfly!!!!

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  13. oh look at that bubba! Love that butterfly ... love the detail! Gorgeous! xox

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  14. love the butterfly on your layout, so many great details :)

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  15. What a really touching layout. I am really loving that butterfly! Beautiful as always xox

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  16. Hi Rach! I love the journaling and the photo! They are so moving! It must have been hard to see him with all these cables..but now he is such a handsome boy!!! That butterfly is SO impressive! WOW!!!Thanks for playing!!!!
    Hugs!

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  17. Oh Rachael,look how Tony he was....
    Gorgeous pic and super sweet page. love all the beautiful details.
    Thanks for sharing your inspiration with US at OUAS again!!

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  18. WOW Rachael i so so love those butterflies!!!!
    This photo of Ethan is so so darn cute he has been as strong boy the whole way through and is still a strong boy!!!
    WELL done this LO is a memorable one for life
    LOVES
    TONI
    XOXOXOX

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  19. Lovely Rachael. He looks just like my little premmie too. And look at him now, your gorgeous boy! Such a precious story to scrap. Beautifully done.
    Thanks for joining in our challenge at OUAS.

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  20. I could have sworn I left a comment here as I remember mentioning the gorgeous butterfly die which I have just purchased.. oh well!!
    WOW a gorgeous LO Rach.. must have been a difficult time for you, but oh my look at him now, what a little heartbreaker! Love how you journaled this precious memory and as usual so much beautiful detail.. love your creations!! Thanks so much for the birthday wishes.. you're such a sweetie.. you've added a little bit more happy to my Happy Birthday!! big hugs :))

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  21. Ooooh dear me, he was so tiiiiny! and look what a jolly healthy sweet boy he is now! love everything on your page Rache, especially the journalling and the beautiful layered butterfly! xxxx

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  22. Hi Rachael,
    Thanks for leaving such lovely comments on my blog! Such a pretty LO - love all those feminine touches on a boy LO. You wouldn't know he was a premmy by looking at him now would you? Think yourself lucky that you don't share your birthday - my eldest was born on my birthday and I don't think I've had any attention for the last 5 years! x

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  23. Fabulous take on the sketch Rachael! Totally **heart** your gorgeous butterfly and other beautiful details.

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  24. Such a handsome boy!!! I really love your page and the butterfly is so pretty! Thank you for joining us at OUAS!

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  25. beautiful boy that fought all odds to pull through healthy!
    Wonderful interpretation of the sketch and eye-catching details!
    Thanks for playing with us at OUAS!
    Irma

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  26. That butterfly is the prettiest I've ever seen!! Just a lovely layout & what a touching story!! Thanks so much for playing at Once Upon a Sketch - I will be back again when I have more time to finish my visit :)

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  27. Awww, Rachael, you chose the most precious photo and your journaling is just perfect. Thanks for sharing your son back then and now :-) ! Stunning layout! And thank you so much for playing along at OUAS! ~Gerry~

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