Monthly Archives: September 2013

Glitz Wild & Free Blog Hop


I am so excited, as this is my very first blog hop!! The featured kit for this blog hopping is the Wild & Free collection!! Such a fun kit! Remember  one lucky comment from all of the blogs will win a full Wild & Free digital kit! So make sure you hit all the creative teams blogs and leave a comment, better chance for you to win.  And there is so much inspiration waiting for you on all the blogs. Winners will be announced on the Glitz Blog on Sunday afternoon. Good luck!

My layout is about my niece. This photograph was taken last fall at my sisters wedding.

Glitz Design Wild & Free Element 1  Element 2 and papers

Creashens Wonderfall kit and Torn Bits No.3

Amanda De Jong –
Amanda Resende –
Barbara Sokee –
Donna Espiritu –
Emma Poon –
Fauve Van Maanen –
Jocelyn Olson –
Kym Tsukamoto –
Laura O’Donnell –
Maria Lacuesta –
Mary Martinez –
Miki Krueger –
Smitha Katti –
Tiffany Wheeler –
Glitz Design Blog –


You & Me


“Fall is my favorite season and I just love to take walks in the crisp air with the bright orange, red, and yellows on the trees. Last fall me and my daughter took a walk at the local Metropark and I captured this photograph of her. The colors that are in the Hello Friend kit were just perfect for this photograph! What I love about digital scrapbooking is you can blend the photograph, like I did here, so you can also see the patterns of the background paper to show through. I think the paper that has the painted marks was just what I was looking for to add just the right touch!”

Supply List: Glitz Design “Hello Friend” Elements 1 Glitz Design “Hello Friend” Elements 2 Gltiz Design “Hello Friend” paper pack Other: taylormade designs – Oscraps, Stick ‘ems LAYERED Alpha Set , Lynne-Marie Designs TLP, Annabelle, IQ, Canadian Nature, Press Play No.5, fei fei stuff, Fresh Cut – retired



“For years I never took any photographs of myself. One reason, is I just did not like the way I looked. My husband has always told me how beautiful he thinks I am. I never considered my looks too much. Hardly ever took my photograph. A number of years ago I lost an on-line friend. She made a point of taking photographs of herself and her children all the time. It hit me after she was gone. What do I have for my children if I was not here any longer myself? How would they remember me. Do I want my daughters to believe me when I tell them that I think they are beautiful!! So yes, scrapbooking has helped me have more confidence in myself and my looks too. I make a point of doing selfies and then journaling what I’m feeling at that time. After all I want my children to remember who I was. Above being their mother I am a wife to my best friend, a daughter, a sister, have myself girlfriends. And I’m at that point in my life when my children are all growing up and I am also their friend. They don’t always see me as just their mother. And that feels so wonderful! Yes, with age comes confidence in yourself and at time when I look in the mirror I also feel beautiful!”

Supply List:
Glitz – Cashmere Dame Element 1 & 2
Glitz – Cashmere Dame Element Paper
Other: Creashens P&Co., Extraordinary kit (tape and Diamond), Juan Carlos and fifi kit (photo corners), Bliss kit (ribbon), Hello kit (alpha and hello stamp), Lynne-Marie Design Lily Pad, Press Play No.2 (template)