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Wednesday, August 27, 2008

OLW #34 ~ Choose

When I received the invitation for this gig, honestly, I freaked out. LOL! They're a bunch of fantastic girls, each with so much talent they so generously share word after word. So, yours truly can't help but feel a little bit intimidated. *grins*

Freaked out, I did. But of course, I accepted. For there is no secret that I adore OLW. I think adore is an understatement, actually.

So thank you OLW Girls!!

Here's my take on Word Up #34.

Chosen Words

Some Chosen Words to inspire.

We must have the courage to allow a little disorder in our lives. Henry David Thoreau.

Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction. Antoine De Saint-Exupery.

No life is so hard that you can't make it easier by the way you take it. Ellen Glasgow.

I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today. William Allen White.

Happiness... is not a destination: it is a manner of traveling.
Happiness is not an end in itself. It is a by-product of working,
playing, loving and living. Haim Ginott.

Some close ups. . .

close up 1

close up 2

I love love love this photoless layout. Just a collection of my favorite quotes right this moment.

I made a lot of choices this year... and I am proud of them. Every single one of them. Thank you for the love, friends.

ps : Laura, the alphas you love, - from a stamp set by Fontwerks :) Linking them here, just in case ;)
George Outline clear acrylic stamp set

18 comments :

lisa dickinson said...

so so good....wow! i love all the details - just beautiful! :)

domestic goddess said...

wohoo, congtas Sasha :):)

Kawi said...

Amazing! I love the title.

Ronda P. said...

Such a beautiful layout and we feel blessed to have you as a guest DT!

Pattern Paper Addict said...

Cute LO!

laura vegas said...

i really love seeing photo-less layouts ... and this one is gorgeous! and thanks for the info on the stamps. as soon as i saw the layout, i thought to myself "there she goes teasing me with those pretty letters again". when i saw that you linked it up for me ... it was like you were right here answering me. lol! you're the best!!!

dannigirl said...

so cute.
maybe one day i will do a photless lo.great title.
~danni

Maria said...

LOVE the layout - and the quotes!!

Renoa said...

Hi there!

I've been seeing your work and i totally love it all! For me, yours in unusual and pretty! WTG Sasha :D

ania said...

I saw that!! Congratulations!! Lovelovelove what you did with this challenge! :D

Audrey Pettit said...

Hi Sasha! I just wanted to stop by and say hello and tell you that I just finished a layout using your great sketch from awhile ago at Pencil Lines. Sketch #67.
I love your work. Loved this page when I saw it on peas yesterday.

Gigi said...

sasha you are a legend! so excited to have you join us...you are a huge inspiration to me :)

& now i'm going to blame you for buying those fontwerks stamps too...lol! you enabler!!

have a fantastic weekend sweetie!!

xoxo

gi

Dina said...

So hecka cool!

Jill said...

Gorgeous page, Sasha!

Denise said...

Congrats!!!!!! You so deserve it! You are one of my very favorite scrappers out there in the world! Love, Love, Love this layout and that wonderful cut out butterfly! Amazing, Sasha!

scrapcat said...

congrats on the gig!
and of course you nailed this week's word! LOVE.

Vicki C said...

Oh .this is great! Love all the details , and how you did the title!

jenn shurkus said...

love this layout!!!! :) i love that theres no photos.. and love how you cut out the center of the pattern paper ;) i'm soooo scraplifting THAT one ;)