Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Story Time

It's been three years since I was last on maternity leave :) I have nothing but fond memories of those happy days. It seemed like I had nothing but time... home all day... acting as a feeding cow every three hours, getting up twice a night, oh yes... good times. LOL. So I don't miss the baby'ing, but the time off was nice... I do miss that :) If only I could have that without having to give birth first. LOL.

This layout is done with Midnight Rooster's July kit. I can't get over the gorgeous colors of this kit! Check it out and grab your own! The background of the misted paper is done using the technique in this video for Shimmerz. I used Jeni B Bleu Vibez, which is a perfect match with the July Midnight Rooster kit!

Seriously... I'm counting down the days to CHA. It's going to be a surreal experience for this scrapbooker!

25 comments:

sweet craf-tea chick said...

oh JJ, what a beautiful layout! love the colors and patterns and all the details! thanks for sharing with us! have a great nite! *hugs* steph :)

Pearl said...

ooo that misted background is wonderful !!! & look at thelittle cuties at that age !!

Have fun at CHA & get lots of free samples if you can !!! lol

Virginia L. said...

So inspiring! Love to try that mist thingy...love the clors and LO! PRECIOUS page you made!!

Alice Wertz said...

so cute! love the colors and your design! beautiful!

alexandra s.m. said...

C'est superbe! et en plus ils sont tellement mignons!!

Merci ;-)

deana said...

The whole feeding cow thing seems like an eternity ago... those were the days!

LOVING the soft feel to this LO... it is dream-like... perfect for the subject here! GORGEOUS work, as always, my friend!

Time check: 6 more days.

Chantal said...

Oh what a fantastic layout!!! Wow!

Keshka said...

Hee, this post cracks me up! And I love the page!

Sandi Clarkson said...

Oh, I love this one .. that cloud looking paper is awesome the way you used it .. and with stitching on top! Have fun at CHA .. oh, you had asked about a doily .. it was an old Creative Imaginations paper that I got from sb.com. I beleive it's still available! Cheers and have a happy day!

teacher jessy said...

At first I thought you wanted to have a baby again but as I read on realized that it was otherwise. Haha!! Lovely layout as always!! Have a great time at CHA & lots of photos aite!

Larajc said...

awesome layout! have fun at CHA!

Marianne said...

Your layout is beautyful :o) And I'm sooo much in love with that kit - hope they will ship to Denmark :o) Have a nice day - and thanks for a lot of inspiration in here :o) Marianne

Stacy Cohen said...

This is adorable!!! I really do miss those baby days. *sigh* Have a great time at CHA!!

Jocelyn said...

This is just Perfect...I love the colors and patterns!!! The misted background is awesome!!!

I know you must be so excited about CHA!!! HAVE FUN!!!

liana suwandi said...

Sooo cute cute cute, again... have fun CHA. I never been to CHA before, I wish someday... :)

Susan Stringfellow said...

So sweet! I wish I was going to CHA this summer but I just cant afford it right now. I started going as a designer, then started working at Inque and going for free and now its hard to go back to paying. LOL. Have a great time, but seriously - shoes are key! There are alot of cute Crocs now and no matter how you feel about the looks, its the only thing that gets me thru the shows.

sarah said...

yay!!! can't wait to see you at CHA. it's gonna be fun fun fun! :)

hugs,
sarah.

Kathy said...

Wow JJ this is so beautiful and such a wonderful layout. I just admire your creativity. Can't wait to meet you at CHA! Hugs,Kathy

Chris Hertel said...

I feel a scraplift coming on!! Wow, this is soooo pretty. Love the blue and orange together! I miss my kids being babies. I loved the baby phase. Time off wasn't too bad, either! ;)

Maryfrances said...

What a beautiful layout Jing-Jing....your babies are gorgeous. Have a wonderful time at CHA. I always loved my trips to CHA in the past. Have not been in a few years and I really miss it.

Tanya Tahir said...

ok this layout is faaaaabulous!!! Such lil cuties! Have fun at CHA *jealous*

Keianna said...

Great layout and I totally get the "feeding cow" comment. Have been doing it for 5 months now :-)

Julie said...

i'd love a goodie bag from cha!!! rofl!!!!

ok that page is so darn cute girl! the color combo is great!

Colette Bate said...

Shut Up!! You're doing VIDEO TUTORIALS??!!! I just HAD to see so I used your link and have just spent a few minutes having coffee with you this morning! This is FABULOUS!

Love the misting technique. Seriously .. who thinks of these things? Oh sure, I liked the circle mask you used and misted. It turned out nice. BUT ... THEN you placed more paper on the template and did a reverse transfer??!! {{palm to forehead}} Love your 'We're Moving' card .. the blue Shimmerz looks fabulous and this page is brilliant work, as always. So much inspiration here today. I was going to clean my scraproom this weekend but now I'm thinking I need to create something! Thanks!

And ... btw ... you scared me at first ... for a minute I thought you were pregnant again .. oy! hehehehe

Safe trip to CHA ... Can't wait to hear ALL about it!
BIG HUGS!

Christie Bryant said...

Such a sweet layout - I love this months Midnight Rooster kit!

Oh man, I 'm so jealous that you're going to CHA! I'm headed there next winter. Sniff, sniff.