Adorable Furbabies, July 9th

Good afternoon everyone! My furkids have been super cute the last couple of weeks.

Ball is LIFE for the Shelbster!

Miss Jasmine likes to lay pretty, like a lady

I love it when the girls sleep so close to each other. Just like when they were babies.

Penny Lane got super hyper and wanted to play with a toy! Until Shelby showed up! LOL

Penny loves to watch and bark at the mail man. Even when he/she is 2 houses down.

On July 3rd, Jackson turned FOUR years old! We threw him a little birthday party filled with treats and tuna and cheese cupcakes!

The girls got Frosty Paws ice cream and The Dog Bakery Snickerdoodles!

Until next time, bark and meow on! 🙂

Dogs leave paw prints on your heart layout

Hello everyone! I managed to get one layout done last week. Its part of a “Collection Bashing” Challenge over at A Cherry On Top.

I have “bashed” collections before, but as I was deciding on which one to do, I came across leftover pieces I have from 2 KaiserCraft pet collections. I had 4 full sheets of pattern paper and lots of scraps but perfect for layering, fussy cutting and photo mats. LOTS of those branding strips and 2 sheets of stickers. One was full and the other one had just a few missing. PLUS half of a package of ephemera.

I added the brown dog bone paperclip because I figured with all the browns, it would match. I also grabbed alphas in various shades of brown/cream that I thought would go well.

My goal is to do at LEAST four layouts using this collection.

My first layout (so far, as this challenge goes on thru July 31st) is of older photos of my parents’ dog Little Bit who passed away a couple of years ago.

I started with the wood grain background and using the lines on the background, I lined up the branding strips (those are just HALF!). Then I matted the two photos and placed them down and saw the two large phrases I could fussy cut from pattern paper (All Great Friendships…..and Dogs leave paw prints….). I then found the cute quote “A dog is the only thing….” and tucked it underneath a photo while using the top portion of the “dogs leave paw prints” layered on top of the top photo. Then I scattered several word art stickers here and there where they would fit.

TFL! 🙂

Adorable Furbabies, June 23rd

Hello everyone! Hope everyone is staying safe out there. I have just a few photos of the furkids to share with you all.

I tried to get a decent pic of Jackson but if I print this in b/w, I think it would look great!

My dogs are still social distancing! LOL

Life is ruff when you’re a pup!

And last but not least, Jackson likes to get underneath the sheet and now there’s a hole! LOL!

Until next time, bark and meow on! 🙂

Weekend Layouts

Hello everyone! I have a few layouts to share with you that I did over the weekend.

Happy Birthday to You: Photos of the girls on their 3rd birthday enjoying some doggie ice cream, pup cakes and plenty of fun toys. I used mostly The Paper Studio “Eat Cake” birthday stack and stickers. The circles are punched are using an EK Success Confetti Circle punch.

The design is based on the two page sketch for the Double Page challenge over at ACOT:

My Best Friend: An older photo of me with my parents’ dog LB (Little Bit). He passed away 2 years ago. He was a good sweet pup.

Anyways, I used Echo Park “I Love My Dog” with the “Best Friend” and “Doggie Days” stickers being from The Paper Studio. They are actually clear stickers and they’ve been sitting on my desk for a while – trying to remind myself to use them up. So I backed them with solid cardstock and fussy cut them out. Alot easier to use them that way!

Layout is based on the Becky Fleck Sketch Challenge #176 over at ACOT:

Dog – Furry Friend: Penny and Jeffrey playing together about 6 years ago. Unfortunetly Jeffrey passed away almost 3 years ago. Despite being 10 years older than Penny, he sure enjoyed playing with her. It was very sweet.

Again, used the Echo Park “I Love My Dog” collection. I did the Make the Cut Challenge, which was to use FOUR 6×6 sheets of pattern paper. I couldn’t cut into them so naturally I put them in a grid design.

It was’t me: This was during Penny’s “tear everything up” phase. And when I say everything, she even tore up comforters and pillows. LOL! This time though, the victim was a plush toy. The look on her face is so priceless, like “It wasn’t me. It exploded on its own”. LOL.

I used mostly KaiserCraft pattern papers and stickers, with the light pink pattern paper from Elle’s Studio and Basic Grey pink brads. Really wanted a pop of pink in there from that toy.

The journaling is even a quote from Miss Penny:

Design is based on the sketch for Sketch with a Twist Challenge. The “twist” was to have a decorative border. I used an EK Success paw print edge punch in black.

TFL! 🙂

Adorable Furbabies, June 12th

Good afternoon everyone and Happy Friday! Its been a long week work wise and the pups have been quite adorable!

The Shelbster!

Shelby and Penny watchdoggin’ together on the dog bed

Hubby finished the peanut butter and let Shelby have some.

It was National Donut Day last Friday (June 5th). I bought the girls some donut cookies from the Dog Bakery. They enjoyed them!

My husband was eating some ice cream and of course, at the end, Penny got some!

Jackson was drinking some water, then the girls showed up! LOL. He got wet and looked disgusted, but he never moved.

Miss Penny sleeping in on Monday morning. LOL

Shelby says HELLO!

Last but not least, the Shelbster hanging out with her little kitty brother

Until next time, bark and meow on! 🙂

A few doggie layouts

Good afternoon everyone! I did a few layouts over the weekend – staying inside from the heat!

You are Pawesome: These cute photos are of Miss Penny Lane relaxing in Jackson’s kitty bed. LOL. Don’t ask!

Its based on a sketch for MMC #1 (Mini Monday Crop) over at ACOT.

I used mostly Echo Park “A Dog’s Tail” since it had the colors that matched well with the bed. I used Inkadinkado mist, and washi tapes from Doodlebug, Eyelet Outlet and Simple Stories.

Howl do you sleep? The Shelbster sleeping in a crazy and odd position! LOL.

It was for MMC #2 – recipe challenge. The hostess gave us a list of 10 items to choose from and we had to pick 5. I chose: something wood (veneer chevrons); ink (inked the edges of pp and chevrons); something metal (paw print brads); something that begins with the letter “B” (Bella Blvd pattern papers, stickers, ephemera); use twine

I had just received the Bella Blvd “Cooper” collection and had to use it! Those are the papers, stickers, and tags. Twine is Doodlebug; Alpahs are Echo Park and Bo Bunny and the brads are from Eyelet Outlet. The orange ink is from CTMH.

Hot Dog! Its your birthday! Photos of Shelby and Jasmine the morning of their 3rd birthday earlier this year.

Its based on the Becky Fleck Sketch #175 over at ACOT:

The title was a piece leftover from the Doodlebug Puppy Love collection and I based my layout around those two colors along with a neutral. I used my Cricut to cut out the cut file and used various word phrases in teal from Jillibean Soup, Freckled Fawn and MAMBI. The paw prints are from The Paper Studio.

TFL! 🙂

Adorable Furbabies, May 2020

Good morning everyone! Pictures galore of the furkids! I might have to divide this up into two parts! Ha! Won’t be the first time!

The girls love playing with each other

Miss Shelby posing so nicely

Mr. Jackson is wondering who woke him up.

Looks like the girls are having a meeting!

We have had Penny get in Jackson’s bed. Now look at Shelby! LOL!

Jackson reclaimed his bed

When his bed doesn’t do it, its my scrap table. LOL

And Shelby isn’t too happy about kitty on mommy’s table

Who wants icecream?

Shelby loves her kitty!

The girls were helping me with laundry

Penny being silly in the yard

Jackson thinks he’s the boss! (P.S. He is!)

May 20th was National Rescue Dog Day! And the girls got ice cream and cookies from the Dog Bakery

Penny wants to see whatch doing!

The after breakfast party

Followed by the after scrapbooking party

Miss Penny being a pretty girl in the sunshine

Jazzy is quite proud of herself. She stole daddy’s chair!

Jackson up on the swing to better see the birds!

Little boy found a hole in the sheet! LOL.

Jackson likes to watch TV

Penny and Shelby sharing a dog bed while watchdoggin’

Shelby loves her little kitty brother

Last but not least, Shelby tucked herself in with her teddy bear.

Until next time, bark and meow on! 🙂

May 2020 Layouts

Hello everyone and no time long “see”! This month has been a busy one and I figured I’d share with you the layouts I’ve created this month by posting them all together.

To start with, Saturday, May 2nd, was National Scrapbooking Day (NSD). There were online crops, challenges, games and blog hops galore! A Cherry On Top hosted a FABULOUS NSD crop and it lasted THREE days! At last count, there were a total of 42 challenges! 42!! I only did about a handful since they were due within one week. But one of our regular members is hosting a REWIND NSD Challenge where you can complete the ones you didn’t get to do.

I’ll show you the ones I did for the actual NSD, then I’ll post the ones I’ve been working on lately for the REWIND challenge. We do have until the end of the month! So I might be able to squeeze in one or two! Who knows!

I did a variety of layouts too – my nephews, furbabies, nephew’s 1st birthday and meeting my bio father/family for the first time.

In no particular order….


After NSD festivities were over with, the girl in charge of the Rewind challenge created an NSD Rewind Challenge. So here are those layouts that I’ve been able to work on throughout the month.

We have until Sunday, so I’m hoping go get a few more done. Wish me luck!

TFL! 🙂

Adorable Furbabies, April 30th

Good morning everyone! My furkids have been super cute lately!

Mr. Jackson looks like an angel when he’s curled up in his kitty bed sleeping

Shelby was posing so sweetly as I took her picture

Penny loves to sun herself

One evening a gecko caught Jackson’s eye. Thank goodness that gecko was OUTSIDE!

Miss Penny also loves to chill out in the shade

And when she’s hungry and has to wait for breakfast, she looks so serious

On April 27th, it was Shelby and Jasmine’s Adoption Day! We adopted them from the Gulf Coast Humane Society 3 years ago. I can’t believe its been 3 years already! Just check out how little they were (squeal!) and how grown up they look now.

As a special treat, they received blueberry doggie ice cream and vanilla cookies. Yummy!


And last but not least, can you see Jackson?

He was birdie watching!

Until next time, bark and meow on! 🙂

Adorable Furbabies, April 14th

Hello everyone! Hope everyone has had a great day so far. The fur kids have been super cute lately!

Shelby was getting a little needy one day last week and wanted me to take a break from work and hang out with her instead.

Such a BIG stretch!

Jazzy is a hoarder of toys, but its okay. They make amazing pillows!

We slept in last Friday since it was a Holiday and my husband had the day off. Jackson wasn’t amused and hung out with me while I brushed my teeth.

Penny napped while I did laundry

I was trying to make a card and Jackson had other plans.

I tried moving him and he got mad! He ran over to his chair next to me and grabbed my chair and tried to get me! LOL.

I ordered an Easter basket for the puppies from The Dog Bakery. It arrived Saturday afternoon. It came with a cute carob ducky cake, 2 easter egg cookies and a bag of treats. I added to it and got them another half dozen of cookies and a bag of jerky. A few toys from PetCo too. They enjoyed everything!

And last but not least, this is a crazy pic. Penny was sunning herself and I wanted to take her picture. But she got up and I got her in “mid-get-up” and she looks like an extra large corgi!

Until next time, bark and meow on! 🙂