Wednesday, October 10, 2012

A box full of Surprise

Are you a little like me when you shop for scrappy goodies?  I have a tendency to want only the newest items I can find when there are always great 'older' gems still to be had.   If you've been following along for the past week you know that the Marketing Team were all sent 'surprise packages' to work with this month from the

The sweet Tanya of Let's Capture Our Memories surprised each of us on the Marketing Team this month, by sending surprise product for us to create with.  Here is a photo of my surprise box contents.
I knew that this would be the perfect month to scrap this photo of the lovely Nicole and I that I've had sitting around for a few months now.  Seeing as they are both pieces of the same puzzle.  I titled the layout "Just By Chance" as I believe that's truly how we met.  Winnipeg is not all that big of a city.  You've heard the phrase 'six degrees of separation'?  Well in this city it's more like two.  Somehow though, it took Let's Capture These Memories to bring us together.  It has been so wonderful getting to know this girl.  She's funnier than most, sweet, and more loyal than ever to her group of girlies.  I thought it would be fitting to use Tanya's package of goodies to document this new found friendship.
I used the tag to record my jounaling
I added a little mist, a doily, and some Lilybee alphas to complete the layout.

So what about you?  Any 'oldies, but goodies' laying around your scrap room that you could be pulling out to create your next layout?  As always, I'd love to come and have a peek if I've inspired you to create.  I encourage you to come back next week to see what else I was able to create with this fabulous box of goodies.




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9 comments:

Tracey Sabella said...

What a gorgeous page you created with your surprise package!! So fresh and delightful!! Yes, plenty of oldies but goodies in my craft room that could be used up!! But alas, I keep buying. lol!! ~ Blessings, Tracey

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Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

I loveeeeeee using older stash!!! So fun... it's liking working with brand new since they have been shelved for so long! lol!!! I loveeeeeeeeeee your lo!! LOVING the colors and love love love the chevrons!!!!

Danielle said...

Oh I looove surprise boxes :-) That one looks awesome! And the layout you made of you and Nicole is GORGEOUS!! You two are so lucky you're able to meet.

taraelias.com said...

Great layout!! love the picture of you both. I definitely need to start working with some of the older stuff on my room - maybe I'll challenge myself to make some cards with it.

Carol said...

i see some fun and familiar things in there ;)
loooove the arrows and this layout girl!

Gina said...

love that OA line in there..yummo, and such a sweet layout of 2 lovelly Nook ladies! :) Gx

Shellye McDaniel said...

awww, I love this! Looks like so much fun :)

Hilde/Scoobie said...

It's so fun meeting web friends IRL, isn't it?
I just love the design on this layout Sherri, and you surely knew how to work that surprise box! great job!

Patricia Roebuck said...

Yummy goodies, such a sweet LO!