Thursday, November 06, 2008


this is the challenge on Salt this week. It has come at a good time for me because I was really pushed for craft time this week but I had a half finished layout on Hope from the Church faith scrapping study. For some reason at that time I just couldn't fill in the journalling and add a few finishing touches. Now I know why - because I needed to do it now. I love it when God does stuff life that. Also when Hazel chose the theme a while ago she did not know that "hope" would be a part of Barack Obama's acceptance speech. Whether you wanted him to win or not (and whether you could vote or not) it felt like the world was full of hope in a different way. I was also moved by John McCain's speech. I do hope that the tenor of their words is a good sign for the future.

We talked about hope at my elders meeting last night - and focused on this reading Colossians 1:3-14
It is one that I want to keep reading when I start to feel grumpy and /or down which I am very good at doing at this time of year!

Anyway, here is the layout. The papers are from a Costco kit . The butterfly is cut from vellum from Papermania. I used a Crafters Template to do many of the doodles. I'm not sure if you can see but some of then have stickles on to add extra sparkle.

Phil took two of the photos and I took the one of the rose :)

Here is the promised start of the Aachen book. It will get bound at the end. Almost everything is Basic Grey Ambrosia. The pages are 6x6

Some of the pages I have cut using a Technique Tuesday tile as a template
Most of them are pretty simple with a little paper, a paper punch and the odd stickles
I won't bore you with them all!


Esther said...

drible dribble! That paper is gorgeous!!! well done for using it!!

Love the doodling on your hope layout too!

Esther said...

dribble dribble! Love that paper, well done for using it on your album!

Love the doodling on your hope layout to!

Hazel said...

Love what you've shown of the book and wouldn't be bored with more. The hope LO is just right. Thanks for sharing the passage from Colossians xx

Kim said...

Lovely layout Lythan! I adore your pages, they are always so beautiful!

manuela said...

Ein wunderschönes *Mini* 2007 :) Kompliment!