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Sarah Youde (aka monroegirl)
Plymouth, UK.

I love to scrap and I love to stitch. I also love reading, eating and the odd glass of red wine! I only wish I had more time to do all the things I love. Most of my time is taken up looking after a couple of other things I love and they are my two gorgeous children Ben and Charlotte. They ARE gorgeous, I am not biased, I have been blessed with beautiful children which is a good thing because I have such wonderful subjects for my scrapbooking addiction.

I am married to Mark and we will celebrate our fifteenth wedding anniversary in July - we are just as happy now as when we first met. He would rather I didn't spend any money on scrapbooking or cross stitch stash but if I didn't do that I would be perfect and surely that would be really boring! Anyway, this blog is a sort of diary / gallery and I enjoy updating my blog for myself and my family but any visitors are welcome :o)

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I can't believe I forgot to put this layout on my blog. it is a really different style for me but I had great fun doing it and I love the result.

What? No Patterned Paper!

I bought some really cheap watercolour paints the other day (£1.49 in WHSmith) and I decided to have a little play with them. I drew some flowers onto watercolour paper and then painted to my hearts content! It took ages to cut them all out so I was determined to do a layout with them. I also made the photo mats and title out of watercolour paper and painted them. The result is sort of cartoony with the black outlines and I just love how fresh and bright this layout looks.

Loving my watercolours!

Yesterday was a challenge day on SIStv and I really wanted to take part but family stuff happened and I didn't get around to it. I did manage to do this digi layout for the digi challenge in between everything else.

Digi Challenge on SiSTV

Mark was duty on Friday and someone in his mess brought in a Nintendo Wii, Mark was very taken with it!! So much so that we went out and got one yesterday morning and spent the afternoon and half the evening jumping around the lounge playing 'sport'. It is brilliant, so much fun and the kids love it nearly as much as we do lol. I will have to take a video of Ben playing the boxing, it is hilarious to watch. In this house we now have two playstations, a playstation 2, an xBox, a gameboy and a Wii! It's ridiculous.

♥ Sarah blogged at 10:34


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