April 3

Pieces of Me & It’s My Birthday too!!!

Pieces of Me

Holy! It’s been a long, long time since I have scrapbooked, I really, really want to get so much more scrapbooking done than I do, but, for some reason I don’t. I MUST! because I love it & I want my kid’s to have these pages forever.  My kid’s mean the world to me (even when they drive me nuts!) & one day I’m hoping they will know just how much I love them.

I stayed up way to late last night finishing this layout, I wasn’t sure when I left it last night, but, when I went downstairs to look at it I was happy with it, I still might add some doodling around the border, not sure yet because I have never free-handed doodling & I don’t want to ruin it, it originally was just going to be on the white 12×12 cardstock but, I messed up around the top bornder with SU’s All in a Row stamp set, I really hate that stamp set, nothing good ever comes of it!

I followed a layout on page 28 of Scrapbook’s etc April 2008 issue. I used different heart shapes thru-out, some on dimensionals, I used heart rub-on’s on our clear buttons, I used Bazzill’s scalloped “just the edge cardstock” found here, love these, I just bought white ones & used SU’s Apricot Appeal Craft ink to apply ink all over the borders with a sponge, they are really reasonable, $3 or something for 20 strips. I’m not quite sure if the title really goes but, I like it & it fit!!!

Today is my 35th birthday! I can’t say that I’m particularly excited about turning 35 today, I’ve never really cared what number I turned, but, this one is an exception. This AM I have a very dear family friend coming to visit with me & than tonight we go to my in-laws for a yummy Lasagna dinner, very low key. Maybe I’ll post some pics later!



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Posted April 3, 2008 by Michelle in category "Family", "Scrapbooking

About the Author

My name is Michelle Nadraszky and I live in Calgary, AB CANADA, I am originally from Vancouver, BC but have been in Calgary now for 9 years. I am a Stay at Home Mom to 2 beautiful kids...Taylor who is 6 1/2 and Jaiden who is 3 years old. I have been married to Billy for 8 years. I work part-time in a Call Centre. I have been a Stampin' Up! demonstrator for 2 1/2 years. I love everything about Stampin' Up! - I am highly addicted to it! I have been stamping and scrapbooking for about 4 years now and I am constantly amazed by the talent that I see on a daily basis. Besides Cardmaking, Scrapbooking and Papercrafting I love to watch reality TV, Grey's Anatomy, ER, Gilmore Girls, Desperate Housewives and Miami Ink (I personally have 5 tattoos)!

10 COMMENTS :

  1. By Allison on

    Love this Michelle…the layout is clean but cute! And I love to see that DP in use since I have it in my stash and now I can steal your ideas!

  2. By Bobbi-Jo on

    This page is so sweet. I KNOW your kids know how much you love them, but I see where you are coming from. I think every mom wants their kids to know how much they care, even when your kids drive you crazy! (who’s kids don’t sometimes??)

    HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY, GIRL!!! I wish I had known, I would have sent you something… I hope you get spoiled crazy today! Enjoy your day!

  3. By Alexandra Hobson on

    Happy Birthday Michelle!! I hope you enjoy your special day – 35 is not bad, I just turned 41 – LOL!

    Your page is awesome, I would not add anything to it!! And, I agree – I hate All in a Row too!!!

    *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

  4. By Renée on

    Happy Birthday!! I hope you have a wonderful day!! Michelle, this layout is fabulous! I have got to get back into scrapbooking, I’m about 2 years behind in all my kids’ albums … 🙂

  5. By Shawn on

    HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! you look great so don’t let the number bum you out.. I still got you by 7 years!

  6. By Briggitte on

    Hey Gal! Happy Happy Day to you!! I so completely forgot about the big day – I’m up to my eyeballs in renos at home so I hope you’ll forgive me….I’ve got a huge cup of tea waiting for you and some little bitty chocolate bites to celebrate with next time I see you…..My birthday wish for you: I hope your day is filled with special moments, people and thougths. Enjoy!

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