Monday, March 31, 2008

I had to add these pics of the dolls that I "borrowed" from Tab's Blog.. how cute are these????

First off, Happy Belated Birthday to Nancie.. the bestest friend a girl could ever wish for! I love you girl!

We spent Saturday night cropping with all our friends and had such a blast.. our make and take was making Maya Road People. They come on a chain and there are 8 of them to a book. We had soo much fun making these.. I can't wait to get them on a layout. Look for more pictures of others to come. I loved spending time with everyone and hootin and hollering eating and crafting.. I wish we could do this every weekend. I am truly blessed with friendship.. Take a look at the picture I snapped of Lisa's brand new puppy.. it was only 8 weeks old and I was so tempted to kidnap it.. the cutest dog ever!

Friday, March 28, 2008

Big shout out to my little Mallory for doodling my title for the blog.. I have been meaning to get this done for SOOOO long.. and its perfect, you rock girl! I loved having you around these past two days.. your artistic creativity sure rubs off and I miss you terribly while your gone.

Here are the pictures of the door hangings I did last weekend with Nancie and Laura.. these are our take on the MDW make and take Sheri designed for the Scrapbook Expo. We used the Abby Blackboard book, and just used one of the pages and turned them into super cute signs. Tony loves loves loves his and carrys it around with him. Bianca actually put it up right away.. what a teenager!

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

I just have a few minutes before work today, so I thought I'd share some pics I finally took of some layouts I have made in the past few weeks. I had a fantastic Easter.. ate waaay too much, family members snoozed on the couch.. kids screeched in delight at all the eggs hidden in the yard.. just a wonderful day all together.. topped it off with a hike in the open space with Aaron, Tony and the two dogs.. they all loved it and we walked off all the ham, turkey and fixins from the day of festivities!

Have a great day!

Friday, March 21, 2008

I checked my blog and lo and behold.. I haven't posted in over a week! Yikes! We were soo busy last week getting ready for Scrapbook Expo, that I didn't recover until a few days ago.. two 14 hour days.. a ton of work! But thanks to everyone who came by to say HI and support MDW. It is nice to know that people love the store and happy to know that its not closed down.. its amazing how many people thought the store was shut down since we moved. I have been creating a bunch of things, but I have to get scanning and picture taking.. I made a banner for Easter, and its super cute. MDW has the kits to make Happy Birthday, so I thought one for Easter would be nice. I have also finished the "7 Days of ME" class which is in a few weeks. If you really want to get some photos done of yourself and put it all in a funky "junked up" book with lots of places for journaling.. please come take this class. I have done a lot of research on Self Portraits.. I think I have picked some fun ones for you to try for this class. I'll try to post a few photos this weekend. I am super excited to be scrappin with my friends tonight.. I am so blessed and lucky to have the BEST group of friends ever! I love everyone of them.. they all bring something different to the group and I love them for that.. shouts out to all of them!

I have a big surprise tooo.. thanks to Renee (friend of the year award for her) I am now the new member of the C&T Pubishing DESIGN TEAM! I am still waiting for the particulars, but I was asked to join their fantastic team. I'll spill more as soon as I know!

This picture is from a few days ago.. Tony likes to sit on Bianca's counter when she gets ready for school (he is sooo in love with her!) and she had on a blue hooded sweatshirt. He came running to me.. "Mommy I want a blue sweatshirt like banca..(thats his pronunciation of her name.. priceless!).. so I put his sweatshirt on.. "Mommy I want my hood up like Banca.. ".. k.. hood up..

Had to get this shot.. I am the luckiest mom in the world to have been blessed with such beautiful children.. they amaze me every day and I thank God everyday for letting me be their mom!

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Here is the second exclusive kit I have designed for the My Daughters Wish Booth at Expo this weekend. Its 3 pieces of acrylic that are 6x12. You receive everything in the kit to create this one of a kind wall hanging. Come by and get one for yourself!

Monday, March 10, 2008

For the class on Friday, I am trying to find out why you can't sign up online.. we might have added this too late to have online signups. You might have to sign up on Friday morning at the show.. if this changes.. I'll post here right away!

Also, this is an EXCLUSIVE kit I'll have at the My Daughters Wish Booth at the Expo. Its a stepped acrylic album starting at 4x4 up to 4x8 pieces.. this book is flowing with beautiful embellishments, rubons and stickers. It has bits of 7Gypsies, Teresa Collins, American Crafts, HAMBLY of course, ribbon and metal. There will only be 20 of them available at the booth and the price is only $24.99. Come grab one up before they are sold out. I am going to try to get a wall hanging acrylic kit ready as well for Friday, if it does you'll see it here first!

Stay tuned for more fun!

Friday, March 07, 2008

I can't believe its been a week since I posted.. I have wanted to and I have a bunch to share.. so here is some tidbits and things..

First, I have been going Layout Crazy, and have done like 5 layouts this week. I am on a Making Memories Kick.. they have been just blowing me away with their new paper lines.. first Noteworthy, then their Love Lines, and now this special one available at the dreaded "M's".. Chelsea's Place.. I absolutely love love love these papers.. Here is one layout I did with the Love Lines paper.. One of my favorite layouts ever.. just all came together beautifully..

Secondly, I AM TEACHING AT THE UPCOMING SCRAPBOOK EXPO! Its a last minute thing, but Sheri asked me to teach a class so here it is! Its called Simple Things, and its using the brand new Blackboard Book by Cosmo Cricket.. Its going to be held on Friday March 14th at 6:30pm. Please please come and take this class.. you get so much product and you'll learn a lot of great techniques!