Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Hi All

I just wanted to pop in and let you know that I haven't had a chance to do any stamping the last few days. I have had a cold for almost 2 weeks and thought I was getting better on the weekend but then last couple of days it has gotten worse :(

I was thinking on the weekend that I was going to have some time to do some stamping and maybe scrapping because I have a pretty slow week but no such luck. Oh well, this is my body's way of saying I need a little break, right? The last 2 nights I have been in bed at 9:00!

Ok, I didn't come here to whine. Did you notice my new Avatar? I sure wish I looked like that when I am sick! LOL! I think she looks pretty good even with all of the kleenex all around her. I just think she needs some toys around her and kids hanging off her robe. LOL!

Hopefully the next couple of days I will feel better and will take some pictures of the projects from last stamp camp and maybe even do something new!

Monday, November 19, 2007

Copper Baroque Motifs

I haven't had a chance to take pictures of the projects from stamp camp yet so I am sharing a card we did in class a while ago. I started coming down with a cold the end of last week and have been a little "under the weather" all weekend, and still am :(.

I did start some cards last night that I was supposed to have ready on the weekend for a fundraiser for Ian's school. I am doing 2 sets of Christmas cards up for the 2 baskets they will be selling tickets on (I think they start next weekend or I guess it is this weekend now isn't it?). I used the dashing paper and Merry and Bright. I kept the same colors and they are very simple. I will try to take a picture when they are done. I just need to find an easy pattern for a box for the cards. If anyone has a good one please share :)

Thursday, November 15, 2007

I am still here :)

Earlier today I was thinking that I was surprised that I haven't had any e-mails or anyone giving me a hard time for not posting but then I had class tonight and there were a few people getting after me. LOL!

I guess you guys have missed me?

I am coming down with a cold (thanks to Mom and Amy) and was planning on going to be as soon as I got home but I was starting to feel guilty and decided you need something new to look at.

Before I explain the cards I have to say I had an awesome time in Moncton with Mom, Amy and all the other lovely ladies that partied with us till too late Saturday night/Sunday morning. We had soooo much fun. I loved all of my classes. I wouldn't have changed one of them but I do wish I could have some how fit more in. I do have 2 kits to work on though :)

There was talk on the weekend that they may not be able to do it again because the #'s were lower than they would like and I really hope they can do it again next year. Mom had a great idea on how to save the $ and I think I will do it too. If anyone wants more info let me know.

Now onto the cards. The first one is from the last stamp camp. We used crystal effects to make the icicles (put it on wax paper, sprinkle with glitter and let dry). They are really shimmery in real life.

The second card is one I made a while ago while I was playing around with some of the chipboard from the mini (I can't remember what it is called right now). The scalloped square is the chipboard piece. I used a craft re-inker to paint the ink on. The ribbon is the awesome satin ribbon (chocolate chip) from the mini.

Now I can go to bed :)

Wednesday, November 07, 2007

Still recouperating

I think I am still recouping from the weekend shopping trip in Bangor and we have our weekend scrapping trip to Moncton in only 2 more days!

We had a blast in Bangor (Roberta, Joy and I). We left around 8:00 Saturday morning and were back home at about 5:30 Sunday night. With the time difference and the time changes we were so messed up by the end of it. LOL! We got to Target, Joann's, AC Moore's, Kohl's, Burlington Coat Factory, and lots of other stores. I think my fav's were AC Moore's (for craft stuff) and Kohl's (for the kids clothes). Oh, and Walmart! I was really surprised that there was so much of a difference in the prices of clothes and things there.

I got most of my Christmas shopping done (which is unheard of for me to be this done this early) and I got a few new toys for myself. I picked up a few Prisma Color markers to try and the Gelly Roll markers I have been thinking about getting. I also found a cute Tinkerbell stamp that was on sale :)

Now I have to find some time to play with my new toys. Today I am working on my swap cards I have to give Mom this weekend. I did my cards for Thursday night yesterday and cut everything out last night so I am free today to get the swap cards done. I am hoping to figure out the one for Sandra's swap so I can work on those during the scrapping time this weekend. I'll be so far ahead I won't know what to do with myself. LOL!

Friday, November 02, 2007

Halloween pictures

As promised here are a few pictures from Haloween night. I'm not sure if you can tell by the pictures (it was hard to keep her still long enough for a picture) but Emma was Tinkerbell and Ian was Spiderman (he should be pretty easy to figure out. LOL)
They were both really excited to go out. Ian is pretty shy so he doesn't really talk to anyone. I took him to the 2 houses next door and then Joe drove them to a few others. The last couple of houses he figured it would be easier if Daddy would just go in and get the candy for him. Joe had to explain that it doesn't work that way. LOL!

The first 2 pictures are before they went out and the second 2 are from when they got back, checking out their loot :)

The last one is of our pumpkins. The third from the left is the one Ian drew and then I cut the face out.

I am trying to get some cleaning done this morning so I can stamp this afternoon. I am going to attempt to start on some projects for Thursday night classes and the next stamp camp because I am away this weekend (shopping in Bangor! Whooo hoooo- this is my first time), next weekend is our trip to Moncton for our scrapbooking weekend (Mom, Amy and I) and the weekend after that is the next stamp camp! I can't belive how fast the time is going by.

I will try to post a couple of pictures of Sandra's party tonight. If I don't get to I will share them on Monday after we get back.