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Friday, November 11, 2011

Friday, November 11, 2011

First I want to say a big thank you to all the Veterans & Veterans families.  I appreciate their service to our country.  And I know that the families serve as well both when their loved ones are gone & when they come home.



I have some new projects that I have completed.  The problem is I don't know how to turn the two cards around so you can see them right side up.  UGH!  The "Nest Egg List" was a challenge at TallyScrappers to take something from Pinterest & use it as your inspiration for a layout.  I took someone's Bucket List & came up with this.  After all, who wants to think about "kicking the bucket?"  I had the perfect paper for it.  It was a LOT of fussy cutting!  Now on this last card, I was finally able to successfully wet emboss.  I am so excited about that b/c I have been trying for a long time.  I have got to get a better camera & I have got to learn to take my own pictures or teach my husband to take better pictures.  I've tried to tell him how important it is to have a great picture in scrapbooking.  Well, thanks for visiting today & I hope you have a great weekend & hope you have time to craft & that something here has inspired you!

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

I had better get started on my blog today before it gets away from me & I don't get anything posted.  I did 2 cards yesterday & 1 layout.  I want to get those on here.  The 1st card was supposed to have 2 pps, a ribbon & a bird.  The result is above.  The 2nd card was supposed to have stickers on it.  I tried a different approach this time.  I took shaving cream & then took some Tim Holtz inks & dropped them on the shaving cream.  (I needed some popsicle sticks but didn't have them.)  I used my bone folder to stir.  Then I put the cardstock on top of the result.  After I took a Kleenex & wiped off the excess I still had some white spots & I tried to take more of the color & fill in those spots with the Kleenex.  I really think I like the result.  It is unusual to say the least.  The layout was to have 3 pps, 3 flowers & to be in fall colors.  I used pictures of our family at Fiddlesticks Farms.  I loved the outcome so much it is already framed & up on our wall.  Thanks for dropping by.  I hope to get more done today. 

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Time To Begin Again



A lot has happened since I have posted. We bought a house in Texas. We moved to Texas. We have moved a couple of times. We are now getting settled in. I have a scraproom & it will be my sewing room too but I still have a lot of work to do on it. The holiday season is upon us & I have no idea when I will have time to work on this room between keeping up with the challenges at Tallyscrappers & grandchildren & our new papillons. I just did a Christmas card as today was the beginning of a month of Christmas card challenges at Tallyscrappers & I finished a layout of my rescue papillons too that I want to share as part of Survivor challenges at Tallyscrappers. I hope that this is the beginning of my keeping up with the blogging. I need a place to put the lovely things that I am using on my cards from places like The Graphics Fairy & the free digital stamps I have been getting. I want to acknowledge those that share their gifts with others & what better place to do it than here & on the sites I show my cards which would be Tallyscrappers. Thanks for looking & I hope you enjoy what you see.