Paper Craftin with Erica

My Brenda

Wisconsin is currently in an “uproar” regarding gay marriage.  We currently have a constitutional ban in our state; however, it looks as though it may be overturned very soon.  How cool would it be if I could legally marry my best friend?  Anyway, below are four SEPARATE layouts of My Brenda.  They are 8×8 each and they capture the very best of her!

Quick note:  Brenda has been my biggest supporter for the last 11 years.  She has been there for me through thick and thin… and… for better and worse.  I have been studying for my doctoral degree, for what feels like FOREVER, and she is always there to proofread my papers, boost my esteem when I feel like I can’t do it anymore, and celebrate with me when I do well.  I don’t think I thank her enough, but how do you thank someone for all of that support (rhetorical quesiton).


Challenges I’m entering: (1) Inky Impressions – Anything Goes; (2) Craft Hoarders Anonymous – Metal or Glass (there is a piece of metal on the top right layout); (3) Berry71Bleu – Simple Pleasures; (4) 4 Crafty Chicks – Anything Goes; (5) Stampin’ for the Weekend – Female Images; (6) Party Time Tuesdays – Anything Goes; (6) The Sisterhood of Crafters – Tag; (8) Crafty Creations – All About S (scrapbook page); (9) The Pink Elephant – Anything Goes; (10) Crafty Catz – Anything Goes.

Top Left – FAB (Fab, Beautiful, Intelligent).  I snapped the perfect picture with this one!  Top Right – Super Star! Brenda just finished “winning” the princess game we played with Merceydeis.  Bottom Left – My Two Cuties… literally.  Tres (our Chihuahua) and Brenda.  Bottom Right – My Inspiration… truly.  Merceydeis (when she was little) and Brenda are my greatest support system.  Hope you all have a fabulous weekend.  XOXOXOXOXO

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13 comments… add one
  • kathy/NorthCarolina June 2, 2014, 5:33 am

    Bright happy colors! Thanks so much for playing along in Craft Hoarders Anonymous Challenge 8: Metal or Glass!

  • Darlene Pavlick June 2, 2014, 6:28 am

    Beautiful layouts! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘TAG YOU’RE IT’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    one of the ‘Sistahs’
    The Sisterhood of Crafters

  • Daniella Hayes June 2, 2014, 8:04 am

    AAaawwwwwWWW!!! That is soooooo sweet!! You are 2 very lucky ladies!! I love all the designs in these layouts and the dimension you achieved with the B and the tag!
    I thought you and Brenda were married?
    You know I wrote you back a month or so ago, right?
    You are awesome!!

  • Gloria Stengel June 2, 2014, 1:01 pm

    Great “quad” layout. Thanks for playing along with us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

  • sue June 2, 2014, 1:24 pm

    Lovely layout, thanks for joining us at SFTW challenge cheers Sue N x

  • Glenda June 2, 2014, 3:59 pm

    What lovely layouts and photos! Thanks for joining us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

  • D. Idlet June 2, 2014, 6:05 pm

    Love your layouts! Thanks for joining us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

  • Diane H June 3, 2014, 2:57 am

    Super cute and fun layout!! Thank you for joining us at “The Sisterhood” for our “Tag You’re It” challenge!!
    Diane TSH DT

  • Tina H June 3, 2014, 8:24 am

    These are all super cute! Love the bright colors! Thanks for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week.
    Tina – DT

  • susan bennett June 5, 2014, 3:31 pm

    A Lovely card and thanks for sharing at Crafty Catz come back tomorrow to see who have won and our new challenge

  • Daniella Hayes June 6, 2014, 7:36 am

    Hi again! I wanted to tell you I never got an email from you! I also lost your new email address. Does the old one still work?
    Have an awesome day!!

  • PaperDaisies June 6, 2014, 12:15 pm

    I love the design. Thank you for joining us over at Crafty Catz. Hugs Nina

  • Sue Gerth July 15, 2014, 9:35 pm

    I recognize the TAC papers in your wonderful layout. I hope that you two will be able to marry very soon!

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