A Scraphappy Southernbelle

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Treasure Every Moment

Hey yall! I just finished up this layout for the May Sketch challenge at Treasured Scrapbooking. I used the some of my new K&Co. Serafera paper and a journaling card that coordinates. The alpha's are a mix of Jenni Bowlin chalkboard alpha's and Thickers. I cut the photo into strips. I also incorporated some sewing, brown fabric, ribbon, and distressing. Here it is:

My journaling reads: (this is a poem I found online)
Will you ever believe my feelings are true?
What must be done to truly convince you?
You might listen to words I have said in the past,
But they cannot be heard, for mere words never last.
You might look instead at what I have done,
I have been there for you, like the moon and the sun.
I listened with patience to all you confided,
Judging not once, no matter what you decided.
Unconditional support without compromise,
Always embraced you, when you looked in my eyes.
I have done all of this, with more than pleasure,
For each time you smile, it is a moment I treasure.
This may not convince you that my feelings are true,
But one day you will look back & know that I have loved you!

Thanks for lookin'! Have a wonderful afternoon!
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6 comments:

BlueRose said...

I just wanted to say that i love your blog and i sure hope that you don't mind if I follow you. Looks like you have a lot of great stuff to share...

Hugs Bluerose

Carol said...

Aymee, this is another wonderful layout. I absolutely love the poem!! I also like the way you used the photo, the zigzag sewing, the journaling card, and the clock with the button in the middle (how very creative)!!!

LLBBFF

Staci said...

I love your blog! Your stitching is so straight, I am still a beginner. We have a technique post about stitching on our blog http://www.picturetopaper.blogspot.com

Thanks for inspiring me!

Southernbelle said...

Thanks Staci! I will check that out! :)

TraceyT said...

LOVE this!
I'm also enjoying the tuneage you've got going on your blog!!

Staci said...

Thanks for posting i am showing off your stitching on my blog.