Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Circle Journal: Marriage Advice Entry

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This is the newest circle journal layout I've completed, yay for me, I'm scrapping! LOL A gal at LPS is getting married this year and so she chose a "marriage advice" theme for her journal. I used a couple of pictures from my bridal portraits and added this little poem I found:

"To keep your marriage brimming,
With love in the wedding cup,
Whenever you're wrong, admit it;
Whenever you're right, shut up."

-Ogden Nash

I thought that was pretty good advice (some that I need to follow more often! lol) I've been trying to think more outside of the box with my scrapping lately so I used some material (tulle?) that I've been saving: it actually came off a present I got for my wedding!

Anyhoo, today Toot and I spent some time with a good friend of mine and then it was off to the local market to buy some fresh strawberries. I'm going to make some strawberry jam tomorrow which I haven't done in a couple of years. There are some ladies I'm swapping jams with over at the Sugar Pie Farmhouse forums so I need to get this stuff made so I can swap and try out other people's creations. Can't wait!

15 comments:

Sarah said...

Very cute! I like the doll in your last post. I am trying to teach myself to crochet (key word: trying) and it isn't going so hot. Did you teach yourself?

Jocelyn said...

Oh Maggi...this is stunning!!! I love the use of the tulle and the color and pics...just perfect!!! Love the quote......maybe we should all listen to this a little more! Have a wonderful Wednesday!

Vicki said...

just letting you know that the link to my blog has changed to
http://vickisartisticlicense.blogspot.com/
I hope you continue to read my blog,
hugs, Vicki xx

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Loveeeeeeeeeeee the pages and love love love that quote...and YUMMY to JAM!!! :):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Moonspinner said...

Very cool! That strawberry jam sounds good! yum xx

Ann said...

What a great idea! I love that quote!

Karyn - (French Charming) said...

Hi Maggi,

What a beautiful layout and the quote is great...I too should follow that advice, especially the "shut up" part!

Thanks for visiting me and for your comment, I'm off now to peruse through the rest of your blog. BTW I love the title of your blog!!

Hugs,
Karyn

m1ch3113lee said...

That is an awesome layout. I am sure that she will love it. You do such great job Maggi. I hope that the Jam turns out great. I love the wedding qoute...

Terry said...

Howdy
That was really great advice.
Thanks for sharing.
Have a wonderful week filled with great moments of joy.
Happy Trails

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Maggi,

I enjoyed visiting your blog.

Love that little marriage poem.
Your little doll is very cute.

Hugs
Carolyn

Moonspinner said...

Hey honey, I've tagged you over at my place! xxx

Sandra said...

GREAT advice for sure!! Beautiful layout too! WOW.

Joanna Jenkins said...

A jam swap! How great is that!!!! My friend makes jam and I make pickles that we share but and a full -fledge swap would be great. I'll have to see if I can round up some other "canners" and start one here.

Love the love poem. My niece is getting married in two weeks. I'll include it in her wedding card. THANKS!

nscropper said...

gorgeous layout. :)

Michelle said...

Hi Maggi!

Thanks for stopping by my place so I can discover yours! I just love the title ofyour blog. I'm going to have to go back and see what all's been going on here! I think this Circle Journal is such a great idea. :) I am going to add you to my blogroll if you don't mind!

Lots of hugs,

Michelle