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Saturday, September 25, 2010

A Mardi Gras Wedding..2 LO's and a FREEBIE!!

Well, my Beautiful Daughter got married on the 18th! Finally, it's not like they've been together for 10yrs...lol, they are 'Middle School Sweethearts' and have been together since they were 14yrs old!
It was a beautiful wedding, she did such an awesome job planning it. She also saved some money and made the veil, Ring Bearer's pillow, Garter Belts, Money Bag for the money dance, tags for one of the wedding favors and some other stuff!!
It was Mardi Gras/New Orleans themed, instead of Bouquets for the Bridesmaids they carried Mardi Gras masks like the ones on the cake below. We also did the 'Second Line' from the wedding venue to the Reciption at the Mardi Gras Museum. Instead of the 'garder belt' my Son-in-law pulled out a huge pair of Mardi Gras underwear...it was so funny! But he did eventually find the Garter and toss that! lol...My other daughter caught the Bouquet....Hint Leigha and Tommy!!!
 I cannot wait to post some LO's with her wedding pics, I'm looking for some really nice wedding and Mardi Gras kits...I'd LOVE it if I can find a good combination kit to use, but I know I'm pushing my luck...lol!! Here's a couple of 'show off' pics...
1st there was laughter.....

Then there were tears.

My Daughter her Husband and their son.

Their 1st Dance as Wife and Husband (yes I did that on purpose!)

Mardi Gras wedding cake! 

Wasn't she such a Beautiful Bride?

Here's my other Daughter as her Maid of Honor:

And my Son as a Groomsman,(ohhhh he's in a Tux!! yes I cried seeing him in that! lol)  and Niece as a Bridesmaid: 

Wait...Gotta get a closer look at Brandon!!! 

This was wrapped around her Bouquet, in Memory of his Maw-maw and Paw-paw (on the right) and Bri's Paw-paw (my Dad, on the left)
  Ok, that's enough...I'm gonna bore you to Death with photos!! lol

Here are two LO's using Animal Crackers Base Kit by MagsGraphics, you find can this kit on sale now along with many of her other great kits over at MooTwo Designs!

Kit preview:
The 1st LO is of my youngest Grandson, Leigha's baby, Trey...such a lovely little boy he is!!

and, also using the Animal Crackers Base kit, here's another Memory Page for my Dad, this Memory is from a good friend of mine and future Sister-in-law, Averi. We worked toghter at a resturant and my parents spent alot of time there. She got to know him even better once Put and I set her and his brother up.


Now for the FREEBIE!! It's a School House freebie to go along with the School Daze Base kit from Mags Graphics, you can find that kit at MooTwo Designs.

The shape template I used is from a scrap challenge over at MooTwo Designs Fourm, it is by Gloria of Designz by Gloria

You can download the SchoolHouse here.
Thursday, September 16, 2010

Mixed, PTU and FTU LO's!!

It's been a pretty busy month for me. All the wedding festivities for my Daughter's upcoming wedding this Saturday!! Oh I'm so excited for her! It's going to be so much fun!

My mom broke her foot and I've been helping there with what little spare time I have!

My Dad's 2yr anniversary of his passing was on the 12th. Sad time for the family, I started a Memories album, where some friends and family will be submitting their memories of him for an album for my Mom. So you may be seeing lots of those and wedding LO's in the next few weeks!!

Well, here are some more (around 7 to be precise!) LO's for you to enjoy!

I'll start with the CT LO's first!!

here are two LO's using  a kit called: Calypso by Tamsin McAtee Studios




Kit preview:


Here's two LO's using the FREEBIE 
Every Breath (Lung Cancer Awareness) by Wicked Princess Scraps




Here's a preview of the kit:



Here's 2 LO's using a kit by ValerieN Designs, Dude Buddies, unfortuntaly she is at the moment taking a break and has deleted all her stuff :-(

Here's the 1st LO for my Dad's Memories Album.



Another LO from my Daughter's Bachlorette Party!!
using a Freebie kit 
Night Club by Rieka Rafita


Here's a kit Preview:


Thursday, September 9, 2010

Back to School and 'Wiggin Out' Bachlorette Party LO's

Ok, so I have SEVERAL LO's to post! lol been a busy lil bee lately. My Grandson started Pre-K and his Mom and Dad are finally getting married! On Sept. 18th...WOW that's soon ain't it?! Well, this past Saturday we had her Bachlorette Party, it was a 'Wiggin' Out' party where we all wore wigs. Since we live in the New Orleans area, you guessed it we went to Bourbon Street!! It was also Decedance Weekend, which is a festival for gay/lesbian/transgenders, so we ran into a few that night and we wanted to take pics of them and they of us...it was fun to say the least, but some pics are too 'risky' to put up...lol!! It was my first time going out with both my girls and we had a Grand time!! Bri rode a Whale, which is just like riding a Bull, but it was a whale. She got pretty drunk by the end of the night, but my sister and I took care of her, along with a few friends and family that stuck it out until 4 a.m.!! On the way back one of my nieces wanted to bring Bri into a strip club w/men in it, Bri's never been to Bourbon Street bar hoping like that and she wouldn't have went into the club. But as drunk as she was she followed my niece in, not knowing that it was a strip club AND the also simulate certain acts on stage, me and my sister went running in, her daughter got into an arguement w/someone cause he put his hand up her skirt. As we were leaving, my other niece started screaming and stuff, we looked back and seen she was hugging someone, we thought it was someone she knew....it wasn't it was Danny Bonaduce...ya know the red head from The Partridge Family! Well, she took pictures with him and snuck my daughter back in and got one of her with him! That pic is in one of the LO's below!

First I'll post the LO's for Mag's Graphics, whom I'm CT'ing for over at Moo Too Designs. Then after I'll post some other LO's from some wonderful Designers also over at Moo Too Designs!

These two LO's are made with the kit School Daze Base Kit by Mag's Graphics, it's a cute kit for Back to School or just about anything else you want some awesome colors in!!

Here's the kit:

and here's the 2 LO's using that kit!

Font: Bandung Hardcore
House template by: Gloria Val Verde



Font: Bandung Hardcore
Template by: Kathy Winters Designs



Now for the Wiggin Out Bachlorette Party LO's I've done so far!

Scrapkit by: JT's Designs 'Julia's June'
Font: SandyTextHmk and BixAntiqueScriptHmk
Scraplift Challenge at the Moo Too Forum (come join us for some F-U-N!!): Lifted from Mary Lucia Branco
Kit Preview:
 
 
and the LO!
This is my daughter and God Child who just so happens to be my daughter's God Mother!
 



Scrapkit by: Panda Bear Designs 'Imagine'
Kit Preview:


and the LO!
My beautiful Daughter whose getting married, isn't this layout just so Pretty?! I love her profile pic!




and last but not least, the one with the Danny Bonaduce picture!

Scrapkit by: JT's Designs 'Fancy Free'
Font: SandyTextHmk
Poster Ad Challenge at Moo Too Forum come join us for the funn!!!
 
Kit Preview:
 

and the LO!



I hope you liked these LO's and find that the kits will work wonders for you special pictures! I'll be back soon with more LO's using the pics from the Party!!!
Photobucket Thanks to Shani of Wicked Princess Scraps for the use of her kit, Strength In Me, a FTU kit to help raise awareness in testicular cancer. No matter what kind of cancer it is, if you love someone with cancer, be by their side and 'Love them through it'.
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Hello, my name is Lori. I work full time as a Grooming Salon Manager, I LOVE my 4 legged 'Babies'! (Hence the name of my blog) I'm soon to be married to a Great man, Put (actually it's his nickname). I have 2 Beautiful Daughters and 1 Handsome Son. I also have 2 Grandsons, Hunter and Trey, and a Step-Grandson, Logan! In my spare time I love to make tags and scrap page Lo's! I hope you enjoy and come back often!
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