Saturday, March 12, 2011

Lovin 2 B Me

Two new projects! I am lovin' to b me! Doing things with my family makes me extremely happy. I am really enjoying this pre-teen time a lot.

My first project was done for my son's room. One of his "new" heros is Luke Sikma, pictured in the photo. Luke is a senior basketball player at the University of Portland. Preston had a chance to go to basketball day camp in January and met him. Luke even stayed after to shoot some one-on-one hoops with Preston. There is something to make a hero, being kind to kids and having talent in something the kid is interested in! Preston got really into basketball after this camp and continues to be so. Luke make an inspired and positive change in Preston's life.

This picture frame started out as a plain wood Ikea frame. I painted it brown and then added the distress crackle finish. Over that is layered tiles of boy themed paper designed by Donna Salazar. Everything is distressed and inked to give it a little of that grungy Northwest look. There is real denim shredded and stapled on. Also the flowers are made from cut denim -NEVER throw away old jeans!

The layout is for a challenge at Tally Scrapper. The items to be included were orange, a tree, three buttons and a title like a text or e-mail I had received. This challenge was loads of fun. Lots of different paper lines and mixed embellishments.

Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful day!


msmillcreek said...

hope you win the challenge. this is super cute.its great that there is someone out there to be a positive role model.

Jocelyn said...

LOVE what you did!!! That frame is awesome!!! Enjoy that time with the family!!!!

Marie Levite said...

Good luck with the challenge. The frame is so cool!