Thursday, May 28, 2009

I've been busy this week...

but not with scrapbooking - at work & getting ready to go to my nephew's graduation. SO I've decided to re-post a favorite picture I took for work back in December. It was freezing cold just before the sun came up when I got this shot. I LOVE how blue the sky is plus the head/tail lights blurring as the cars go by. All the matching buildings are in a development my office produced.

Thanks for looking!

Friday, May 22, 2009

22MAY09 Scrap Addict's Attic

I thought that maybe all the girls that don't get to come scrap in the Attic would like a peek...

The Sewing Station... during a crop we put food on the right end of the table, potluck style. Wonder Woman is a painting on canvas. Eventually this corner will go away when we have the money to add another staircase and this ceiling will then be a full 8' tall.
This is sitting in my chair (note placement of television for scrapping along). The taller "table" infront of me is actually our pool table, I keep it covered with a sheet to keep the felt top clean from scrap dust. The tan table on the far side of the room is for my boys to do their crafts on.
Here's my table when stand infront of the tv. To the left of the dartboard is my embelly cabinet, below and to the left of that is my mom's stuff (she just leaves it at my house).
The "cube" cabinet it my newest addition (need to get a good pic of it alone, it's awesome) and my old drafting table is perfect for setting eyelets & printer storage.
I love my room so much! Dh has been very generous with letting me have this space to myself with the exception of the addition of the pool table. When we want to play pool, I just fold up the tables and lean them against the front of my "cube" cabinet 1. it's out of the way and 2. it keeps small hands off my stuff ;-) We've had 11 scrappers working at one time in the room, sardines!
Hope you like it!

22MAY09 Two Misc Cards

Boom Di Ada Paper with Tickled Pink Stamp Set and Hollyhock ribbon

Tree Tops Stamp Set on Desert Sand Cardstock (darkest brown cardstock from other)

22MAY09 Wallets

the instructions for these came from CTMH's Art & Soul:
I made two, one for my real dad & one for my adpotive dad... it's a very long complicated story, how I grew up; but I love them both as different as they are. I made the tan one in the fishing style like Art & Soul showed (mhy adoptive dad loves to fish and takes my boys every chance he gets) & the barn red on in more of a travel (my real dad is into his motorcycle and driving to California for vacations). I haven't added any pics yet because I messed up my printer's ink cartridge & need to go buy another very soon

The Fishing one was done with Back Country paper & Campin' Fever Stamp Set. The Travel one was done with It's a Guy Thing paper & My Stickease, Campin' Fever Stamp Set, and Chocolate Ribbon Round. I used Waxy Flax & Bigger Brads on both.

22MAY09... More of my Half Day

Next challenge I took was Mojo Monday Week 87

This time I use almost all CTMH: Aspen Paper & My Stickease, Fleathery Flakes Stamp Set; eyelets & brads from other

Here is the pattern we had to go by:

22May09 - Got off Work Early...

I got off work just after noon today & came straight home to work in my scrap room. I'll post them in groups instead of lumping them all together.

First thing I did was take a couple of challenges from Inspired Blueprints

Explosion Box

None of it is CTMH paper except the black cardstock, but a friend gave me this paper & I really like how different it is from my CTMH stuff. Hope you like it!

Monday, May 18, 2009

Paper Purses!!

I saw these today & HAD to lift them! First one is Vintage Travel, button & ribbon from other. Second is Bella with Clear Sparkles, Tickled Pink Stamp Set and Photo Hangers; ribbon from other.

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Upcoming Bella Worshop On The Go Sample Pages

Here's a little preview of the June Workshop On The Go class we'll be having.

I did change out the suggested stamp set of Buttoned Together and left my titles blank so I can fill them in when I'm ready to apply pictures. I also didn't use the suggested ribbon rounds, but the Hollyhock ribbon that I am giving as part of the class instead. I also did not use the suggested Bella My Stickease, but made my own with stamp sets I had. When I get my next order in I will be adding the Mini-Medley Accents & Dimensional Elements Borders to the pages. Hope you like them!

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Lemonade Stand Award

I have been Awarded the Lemonade stand, this is new for me......Here are the rules of the award

(To pick up the Lemonade Stand Award):- Comment on this blog.

- Cut and paste the award logo and use it in your own blog.

- Nominate 5 to 10 blogs you feel show great attitude and gratitude.

- Link to your nominees within your blog post.- Comment on their blogs to let them know they've received the award

- Link back to the person who gave you the award to show your appreciation.

Oh who to pick, who to pick... let me see...

And my awards go to dadadadadada (that's a drum roll, lol):
And last but not least, Pam

Thursday, May 14, 2009

That's Amore 2-page layout

Here's my CTMH That's Amore Level 2 paper with die cuts & Decorative Danties stamp set and I used Liquid Glass to create the spots on the flowers. Let me know if you like it! ~P

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Mother's Day Card

I used the Key to my Heart paper for this Mother's day card. Everything is from Close to my Heart. The butterfly on the front "floats" in the window to the inside. Hope you like it!

Sunday, May 3, 2009

Teacher Appreciate Gift - Mrs. Johnson

When I asked my 5th grader what we should get his teacher, ya know something she could actually USE, he came up with dry erase markers & he was specific about which brand she likes best. So I altered this can that come filled with Wasabie Peas into something she can store her dry erase markers in & fill it with a dozen different colored ones!

Front, Back & Top/Inside

Teacher Appreciation Gift-Mrs. Eaton

This week is Teacher Appreciation week, so we got busy this weekend and made gifts for our wonderful teachers. This is for my 2nd grader's teacher, she was also my 5th grader's teachers 3 years ago so we've gotten to know her pretty well over the years. She is a super nice person & a great teacher!

Front, Back & Inside

This was a Close to my Heart workshop a couple of years ago

Petit Jean in Emporium-Last!

I actually have one family picture that I haven't scrapped for our trip to Petit Jean State Park, but my printer was messing up & I failed to buy more ink at the store this morning so I'll have to get it done at a later date. I'm sure everyone is sick of looking at this camping trip anyway :)

Petit Jean in Emporium-6

Petit Jean in Emporium-5

3 Pewter Designer Brads along top of first page.

Petit Jean in Emporium-4

Petit Jean in Emporium-3

Petit Jean in Emporium-2

This is a continuation of our Halloween 2008 camping trip to Petit Jean State Park
I have them broken down by two-page layouts