Joni is Mixing it Up!

Friday, August 22, 2014

I'm so thrilled to be back in the swing of things....I had a rather unfortunate situation that left me unable to scrap for a time.... 6 weeks to be exact!!!    My husband, myself and son were in a car accident on July 10th.  My son (he's 10) only had minor bruises (praise God!) -- and my husband had some bruises and a broken leg.  Now, somehow I got the worst of it...I had the same chest and stomach bruises from the seatbelts as my ds and dh....but I also got my legs jammed under the dashboard so I had some leg injuries and my right knee required surgery.  I also had a fracture to one of my vertebrae and a broken rib.  But the real crazy injury is that I broke BOTH HANDS (right hand required surgery).  I was holding a piece of paper in front of me when the impact occured, so we think the airbag hit my hands. But...now it's 6 weeks later and I'm doing better and have been able to scrap again (I'm calling it therapy...not only for my mind, but also for my hands!!)

Sorry for the long explanation.... today I wanted to share some layouts using our Frosted Design kits intermixed.  I love that they can so easily coordinate with each other!!

So, when the accident happened, I already had started some layouts using the July "Enchanted" kit.
These first two below also use the wood plaques from the previous "Capture the Moment" kit and are actually size 9x9 and are for a friend's baby book.

After I used part of the background paper, I wanted to use the "rest" of it on the second page, but didn't have quite enough.  So, I used a piece of blue paper in the center, and used the stencil and some paint to make the transition between the upper and lower pieces. 
Note on the Nana layout, the fairy above the flower is from the newest kit "Summer's End".


This next one was halfway done using the "Enchanted" kit, but I just couldn't figure out how to finish it up.
Then when I sat down with the "Summer's End" kit, I knew the flowers, wood & metal embellishments were the perfect final touches!!


And this last one, I started with the "Summer's End" kit but also used a few other items from the store.
I used the embossing powder from the "Enchanted" kit - it blends in with the blue mist, but it's a subtle accent.   (Thanks to my son for spritzing the mist for me..I don't quite have the hand strength to do that yet!)  I also used the Hazel and Ruby Mask Alphas (ERUPTION) and outlined the negative space with a Glaze Pen.


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9 Responses to “Joni is Mixing it Up!”

Tamiko McCurry (MEKOfoSHO) said...

Joni so glad to have you back.. Even more excited to hear that you and your family are healing and doing well.. Wonderful pages you have here.. and you were truly.. *mixing* it up!! Happy Friday!!

Jean said...

Happy that you are healing and back!

Rebecca Daly said...

glad to hear you are back and that you are healing. congrats to your son on his misting, he did a fabulous job (which is not always easy with misting) :)

Candy said...

So glad to hear that you and your family are recovering well from the accident. Your layouts are lovely and inspiring!
TFS

Rachelle Olaridge said...

So glad to have you back Joni. Beautiful and sweet pages. Awesome!

Megan Smith (aka Daisymeh) said...

Amazing work as always Joni! I am so happy you are back, recovered and scrapping again! We missed you!

Solange J. said...

So glad you are better! Gorgeous layouts.

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

So glad you are back my friend!!!! I absolutely LOVEEEEEEEEE these pages!! You are amazing!!!!!

Sandee Setliff said...

Just glad you are back crafting again, you were missed!