Monday, July 27, 2009

Getting ready for fall

This is my template that I made first for this week's template challenge....wrong colors, but I still love how it turned out. I love this new set from PTI, Vintage Picnic. I used the Pack a Picnic template again. I have only used the large one, but I'm sure that the small one would be just as cute! The best part is that you get both for just $5. Give them a try if you haven't already.

I used my last 2 sheets of pumpkin pie paper from SU....oh I with that PTI had a pumpking color, maybe that is what is in store for next month. I found my checked paper at Hobby Lobby. I mixed up my coloring and used both copics and watercolor crayons from SU. My Mom actually taught me to do this and I like the look of it.

We had a nice weekend. Friday night we went out at the local winery for a comedy night which was our first night away from Ava girl since Ethan died. She had a good time and is already asking to stay at Grandma's house again. Saturday we had a lazy morning/afternoon and then went to the circus in the evening. Ava got to ride an elephant so that was cool. She seemed to really like the show! Sunday was a full day of church, then a luncheon afterwards, and then off to a family lunch. Ava didn't get but a 20 minute nap in on the way home, so come 9:30 last night we had a very crabby girl on our hands. Hopefully today will be more on schedule and just a lazy day around our house.
I'm getting ready to scrapbook the new baby's first page with the ultrasound pictures. I have a ton as I believe we have had 5 ultrasounds already. I have an appt on Tuesday so I'm sure I will have more then. I have a wonderful doctor that truely understands all the Dave and I have been through so he is more than happy to take a look at our new baby just to give us a piece of mind.
Hopefully I'll be stamping some this week. I'm really wanting to get started on designing the baby announcements....thinking cowboy! I have the cutest outfit for the new little one that I can't wait to see him in. I'm also wanting to get more of my pictures printed from last year until now.....I'll try to do those little by little so I don't get overwhelmed. Thanks for stopping by!


Anonymous said...

I love the fall basket. I don't usually make anything like that, but aI sure do enjoy looking at yours. I just Make cards and scrapbook. Alicia i admire your strength everytime I read your blog. It sounds like you are finding that new normal for you. Ava is just adorable and I am sure she is going to love the new little one. God bless and take care of yourself. Sandy from MD

Lisa Leonard said...

alicia, i am so sorry for your loss. what a beautiful life. praying for you as you grieve. looks like you still find joy through the pain. sending big hugs. lisa