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Scrapbooking, Wild Thing

Ok, I think I might be losing my mind.  I have so many projects to work on and things to do.  I need more hours in a day!  It doesn't help that I gave up and just went to bed at 9:30 and slept till 8am!  That NEVER happens.  Nobody woke me up in the middle of the night and I had no crazy dreams or anything!   It was a solid long night of sleep and boy did I need it.  Hopefully, I will have the energy to finish making birthday presents and can get a start on Halloween costumes.  I already caved in and just bought some curtains for our house instead of making some.  
 
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I have managed to get a little bit of scrapbooking in.  Here is my make it Monday layout for the Memory Nest.   My little guy is becoming such a character.  He LOVES those tigers in the photo.  He crawls all over the house with them.  Somehow, they always find their way under my feet.  The painted lines behind the photo are supposed to be tiger stripes.  At first I made them a bit to short, so you couldn't see them when I started layering stuff on top, so I had to go back and re paint them. I took this photo in the early morning.  The sun was just bursting into our house.  The fall brings lots of morning fog out here in Seattle, so sunny mornings are a rare treat this time of year.
 
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Here is the sketch so you can play along too!
 

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