Saturday, October 29, 2011

The Train

Today at Scrappin'-n-Chattin' we are having the 24 Hour Challenge. Actually it started at 6pm, last night. We provide the name of 3 paper collections that we have. The host of the challenge, my friend April picks 3 sketches. Then April will assign someone who is in the challenge to pick which sketch and paper collection another participant will use.

My friend Kristie made the choices for me. She chose Sketch #2, which was a sketch from October Afternoon from 9/08/2011 and the collection The Steadfast Tin Soldier from Piggy Tails.

Since the collection is predominantly train related, I decided to use a couple of photos of Willie that I clicked in the car. He had his first experience with a train earlier this year on the way to an agility class. I couldn't grab my camera in time to capture that moment. But a few days later, on the way home, we ran into another train. I was able to get the camera out and capture a couple of photos of him watching the train go by.

The photo of the layout is not that great. I have to hurry. We are in the snowstorm right now and the lights are really flickering, so I am trying to get this done before we loose power. Everything on the page was from the collection except the Thickers I used for the title and the W in the circle, the bling on the left photo and between the trains on the border on the top of the page, and the train punched border at the bottom of the page. The punched border came from a border swap we at at SnC. It was punched by my friend Melissa. I had been waiting to use it with these photos. Glad I finally was able to use it.

Since I was able to incorporate some bling into this layout, I am going to enter it into this week's challenge at Lasting Memories, which is to include bling on your page.

I hope everyone is save and warm this evening. I hope we don't loose power, but I don't think that is likely. I have to go finish the laundry and think about dinner. Then I can just wait....


Suzanne said...

Willie is adorable and so is your layout. I love the train borders and all the colors. Great job and thanks for joining us at Lasting Memories this week.

Michele F. said...

Awww.. sweet layout Sue! I am lovin' that train border punch. I see why you couldn't wait to use it. I hope you still have power! My Niece is i NY right now... and I know they are dealing with a snow storm right now too. Light some candles, make some hot cocoa or tea (hopefully over a flame?) and SCRAP away!! Glad you got your layout into our challenge with us at Lasting Memories. Always love to see you!! :-)