jen maddocks :: blog

Working with Templates

Some more digital things to ponder...there are several pre-made templates on scrapbooksetc.com called Quick Collages.  I've done the one above using Photoshop.  They are very simple...very easy and then voila you have a really nice collage that you can print and just have like that or that you can add more to digitally or you…
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Breaking into Digital Scrapbooking

I really like hands on.  That and I'm just mystified by Photoshop.  These and a host of other reasons are why I never thought I'd break into the digital scrapbooking world.  Maybe go hybrid (mixing some digital with traditional) one day but certainly not 100% digital. Last week Ali Edwards had a great bunch of…
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Weekend Misc.

Ava lost another tooth last night.  We weren't here...we were on a date...miracle...and the girls adoptive grandma was watching them and said that Ava just kept messing with it and wouldn't leave it alone until it finally fell out. We took the girls to the Lego Store in the Colorado Mills Mall.  They got a…
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A Little Shameless…

...self promotion.  So I did it.  I entered one of my scrapbook layouts into a contest.  I put myself out there...instead of just talking about it.  Scrapbooketc.com is having an Ultimate Summer Challenge and I entered something this week...week 5.  I am proud to say that I am one of the 10 finalists for this…
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Cleaning the Playhouse

So the girls cleaned out the playhouse yesterday.  We are getting ready to sell it...since they don't really use it anymore.  They have agreed to it and have agreed to use the money we get from it to use toward a trampoline.  Now I wish I could say this was their idea, totally unprompted, angels…
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It Just Fell Out!!!

Several of Ava's teeth are loose.  One was very loose and I knew it was going to come out at any time.  She was pushing it out with her tongue so far it was sticking out perpedicular to the other teeth.  Laney was chanting, "Pull it out!  Pull it out!"  but I think Ava was…
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