2/12/2012 UPDATE: So here's the thing. Hubby & I are getting a divorce. I'm not advised to blog during this time so... Still on hold here. Will blog again when I can, I miss it so dearly. :)
I can still be reached via email: theunexpectedworldofmommyhood@gmail.com Thanks everyone for your prayers and support at this time. The going is tough, but I am tougher and know a better future is waiting. ~ Meg :)

9/26/2011 UPDATE: My blog is "on hold" for a little bit... there is A LOT going on around here {so there are no worries, everyone is healthy!} and I'm really just not ready to blog about it. I will be back. Thanks for understanding!! :)

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

The Paper Mama Photo Challenge ~ Sparkly

The Paper Mama
This week the theme at The Paper Mama is "Sparkly". And the guest judge is the ever awesome and amazing Ashley Sisk! With three girls in my house, we have plenty of sparkle so this was a fun challenge for me. I decided to go with a picture from Snowdrop's First Birthday! She wore a Paper Mama Inspired Birthday Hat, made especially by moi! It was super easy and I used scrap paper I had leftover from Christmas Cards of 2007. It felt good to make something AND use up old crafty stuff.

My Sweet Sparkly Snowdrop on her First Birthday

She was very excited for cake!!

I finally made some time to play around in Photoshop this morning while the girls are at school and Snowdrop is napping. One headache & one hour later I finally have edited a picture in Photoshop. (And figured out I had to resave it as a JPEG so I could upload it....) And I loved it! I had so much fun! And there is so much for me to learn. I'm excited for all the new year will bring. It's only Day 4, and so far I've done all my pictures for Project365, I've made a button, and I learned how to do something in Photoshop. This may be my most productive year yet!

Share your sparkly photos with The Paper Mama!


  1. Aww. She is so precious!

  2. Very sweet. I like the effect you used.

  3. Thank you! I think she really understood that it was something special! :)