Blog Train – This Old House

Design Team:  Scrappin’ Your Heart Out
Theme:  This Old House
Designer:  The Rush Ranch, Eastern Oregon

It was such a beautiful morning – I awakened at 6:00 am, with the birds beginning to chatter in the tree outside my window.  The moon was so remarkable!  I love it when it has a butter-yellow cast to it.  It was hanging just above the blue mountains, silent, majestic.  And then, it had to surrender its place of honor.  It was time to let the sun take its turn in the sky.  

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The palette for this month’s Blog Train is quite unique in its cool tones.  It was a challenge for me to create with it, but I added a few accent colors that gave things a pop of color.  Here is the palette:

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Please be sure to visit the other designers in the blog train.  They did fantastic with the palette, and made some GORGEOUS designs for you.  The blog train list can be found at the bottom of this post. 

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Download Plaid Papers
Download Solid Papers
Download Watercolor Papers

Blog Role:

Check out our Blog and if you are a designer and would like to contribute to the train with us come and join ourFB Page (designers only and make sure sure to answer the questions please)

 

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We Believe Blog Train – March ’19

Design Team:  We Believe
Design Theme:  Eternal
Designer:  The Rush Ranch

Even though I haven’t been sharing thought and deed here in the last few posts, I am thinking about you – I am pulling you into my prayers for health and well-being. And I am hopeful that as an act of kindness, you will do something simple and sweet for someone else this week – a neighbor, a stranger, a friend.  Let’s choose to be kind.  Let’s choose to see others with God’s eyes and God’s heart. Let’s choose to listen to others with God’s ears, and try our best to be the Light.    

Please visit the other designer’s in the blog role below my download links.

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Download Patterned Papers
Download Solid Papers
Download Watercolor Papers

Blog Role:
Songbird Scraps Designs
A-M Designs
Crystal’z Colorz
Nellie Bell
Dreamn4ever Designs
Moore Blessings Digital Designs
Lori Imel Designs

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Scrap Designer’s Blog Train – March

Designer Group:  Scrap Designer’s
Designer Theme:  Oh What A Beautiful Morning
Designer:  The Rush Ranch

Sorry for the lack of a post along with the blog train downloads.
It’s been busy the last two weeks, and the snow and cold just keeps on coming.  Our friend’s mother passed away last night, and it was truly a blessing.  She had been pretty miserable lately – sometimes old age just isn’t fun anymore.  Bless the journey.

Please check out the blog train role at the bottom of this post for more great freebies!

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Blog Role:
Miggins
Songbird Scrap Designs
AnnieC Digitals
Made by Angelhaze
Promethean Concepts
Joy’s Creations
Lady DG Scrap
Skinni’z Statz,Scrapz and Stuff
Moore Blessings Digital Design

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March 1st Scrap Downloads

The Rush Ranch
Eastern Oregon

I think it’s Cabin Fever.  We’ve all got it.  It always presents itself in these months that brush up against spring, refusing to give up the cold, ice and snow until and unless it becomes impossibly bright, sunny, and warm.  And of course it seems so unkind to receive all of the seed catalogs in January, with their colorful photos of lovely flowers and healthy veggies. And my mind is like a complicated roadmap, twisting left, then right.  Do I plant berries, grapes, or roses?  I want to plant them all. Right now.

We have a new resident at the ranch.  A wild cat is now living in the barn.  Not sure where the fella came from, but he is not a tame one.  We leave him hard cat food every morning.  He now shares the barn in a somewhat peaceful truce, with an owl, pheasants, quail, in addition to the original residents – the horses.   The barn is becoming a “Noah’s Ark”.

The weather is the big issue around the country.  My sister in Tennessee is dealing with flooding.  Another sister in Virginia has been without power off and on for days.  I see in the news that California is having unusually heavy rains and flooding.  We have heavy snow and icy roads here in Eastern Oregon.    And my friend Catherine says that the desert is blooming!  She lives just down the road, but took a trip to the Nevada/California border, and the desert is indeed, blooming.  I’m supposed to drive through the mountain pass tomorrow to get to my Doctor’s appointment – just a checkup after my knee surgery.  My husband is convinced that it’s not going to be a problem.   This is how the highway looked yesterday, as truckers waited in line to put on their chains before heading over the pass……..

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I’m not as optimistic as husband…..I’ll be taking a good book and a thermos of hot chocolate with me.  I pray that everyone is safe and warm today!

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Design Team:  Pixelscrapper
Design Theme:  Mardi Gras
Designer:  The Rush Ranch

My downloads are below.  You can find all of the other designer downloads at the Pixelscrapper Forum.  By the way – their designs are more to the specific theme of Mardi Gras, whereas mine is just a general download within the same color palette.
I’ve never been to Mardi Gras, nor do I know much about the New Orleans culture surrounding it, therefore I make no attempt to blunder it.

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Download Elements
Download Watercolor Papers
Download Patterned Papers
Download Solid Papers

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Design Team:  Scraptwist Free4All
Design Theme:  Awaken
Designer:  The Rush Ranch

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Download Plaids
Download Patterned Papers
Download Watercolor Papers
Download Solids

Blog Role:
Marniejo’s House of Scraps
Songbird Scraps Designs
KJDdesigns
Dancing Tiger Designs
Nellie Bell
Moore Blessings Digital Designs
tp designs
The Preacher’s Gal
Lady DGScrap
The Brown Owl

If you participate in the Scraptwist Challenges, you will receive the following mini kits free.  I have three challenges, and three free corresponding kits to send you as a “posting bonus”, for your participation. The theme for this month is Earth Angels, celebrating the First Responders.

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