Saturday, September 29, 2007
Meanwhile, I used this love note card to create a little card to go with the simply scrapping kit. It's just something really small & simple.
I'm sure a lot of you ebayers out there will be able to relate to this situation that I'm about to tell you . When scoping out some of the items I wanted, I came across this cool blue ROXY pants. It came with tags, and had the logo on the bottom of the left leg. I decided to go for it. All the details looked right and I thought, hey...I'll try to win this pants...so when it got to closing, I was determined to win it but not go over the $$$ amount I was willing to pay. Well, I was able to win it for a $teal....I was overjoyed. The pants was new, and it looked really nice. As I looked closely at all of the information, after winning the bid, I realized...OMG....it's a junior, not a misses....BUT, there was still a chance I could fit it. When I received it in the mail, I opened it like any child opening a gift, with a big smile. The pants was really nice, looked like I could fit it..okay...so far so good....let me try it on......WELL, it was slightly snug....well, a little more than slightly....it was...picture the visual of this....it looked like an old fart, trying to squeeze into her younger clothes, and trying to look "hip"....okay...this just wasn't right. Now, I couldn't find someone I knew that would fit it. I knew people who were either smaller or bigger. When I ran into my cousin at a baby shower last week, same cousin that I've waited soooooo long to give the scrapbook kit to, I realized...hey...Joy (who's the proud mother of Ashlyn) or her sister Renee would fit it perfectly. So, I made mention to them and told them that my mother will take it to another family get together we have tomorrow and they can decide who will take it. I'm curious who'll take it....Oh well....we'll just have to wait until tomorrow to find out.....
Sunday, September 23, 2007
I precut the supplies for them. There were only 2 in attendance, plus myself. So I only needed to prep 3 supply kits. :)
Here's my friend Tami with my younger son, Kody, who needed to be included, showing off 2 of the cards they made. Sorry, I thought this picture was clear at the time I took it, but I guess my bifocals on my glasses is not correct any more. Boy, what age does to you. Here's cousin Cyd, showing off 2 of her cards as well. If I'm not mistaken, this picture is a little clearer, right???? For anyone wondering, what in the world is in the background, it's Kody's creation of himself. It is the same height as he is, and I know a lot of work went into this, so I taped it to our cabinet. He's proud that it's on display. You're just seeing the bottom half.
Now, at any of the classes, moreso because this one was all day, we needed snacks. So my husband Larry, prepared chips with the 3 layer dip (purchased from Safeway). We also had malasadas (thanks Cyd). Larry, later made sandwiches for everyone. They were able to order it to their style (that was nice). Of course, here's Kody, getting first gibs at snacks because we're too busy trying to finish all of the cards.
Wednesday, September 19, 2007
A very BIG MAHALO (thank you) to my stampin sista Jen of Pieces of Me. She really is "DA BOMB" (for those who have dainty daughters..DA BOMB..means she's "THE BEST") and to my Stampin UP upline, Teri of Big Ideas from a Little Girl. I really was a "PITA" (acronym of....I'm sure you can all figure it out). Both Jen & Teri's feedbacks and encouragement meant a lot to me, in helping me set it up. They insisted I wasn't a bother; it was more "HURRY UP ALREADY...GO FOR IT!!
I'm looking forward to meeting a lot of you through "BLOGLAND".
Check out Jen's site...she is really creative and has some exciting video tutorials. I have a "blast" whenever I read her site. I'm either laughing or smiling....and hey....in everyone's busy life, you know life is too short to stress over, so if you can put a smile or bring joy to someone's life..that's GREAT....JEN can do it.
My upline Teri...she's another one. She's very giving and has an eye for creativity. What's more, she constantly shares her ideas and knowledge. She's another one who'll make you smile when you look through her site.
Now...I hope, all who visit my site, will be able to laugh, smile and enjoy the creative ideas that you'll be able to get by visiting. Sign up to receive updates to my posting. Check out the different sites on my sidebar....TRUST ME.....YOU WILL BE INSPIRED!!!
Monday, September 17, 2007
OK..I've been reading and looking at everyone's blog and I'm totally inspired!!! SOOOO, I've decided to give it a try. I'm looking forward in advancing to the next stage.
Here's some cards I made recently. Each time I create a card...I tell ya...it's the best stress reliever and such great therapy...Don't ya agree?
That's another reason, I just love reading and checking out everyone's blog. It's a great motivational factor for me :) So, thank you all you stampin' bloggers....
This was a baby shower gift card. It's kind of dark so you can't see my cuttlebug background.
I made this for a beloved aunt who passed away.
Thanks to Wini, my cousin Cyd was able to make a sympathy card for our beloved aunt who passed away.
This was a wedding card I made for my stepbrother Chad. It was really quick. My husband, Larry commented, that my cards are starting to look better. (Wow...how encouraging...can you imagine what he was saying before; he would just nod and not bother...so I thought...now the truth comes out...tehehe)
My very first criss-cross card for my friend Cathy's birthday. Happy birthday Cathy...hope you like the card.
On another note, yesterday, my family and I enjoyed the long awaited "Lion King". Let me tell you, it was WELL WORTH THE WAIT. It was "breathtaking" and just totally awesome, that I am sooooo happy I didn't miss out on this one.