Sunday, May 31, 2009

'My cup runith over'....

I have just discovered I have been awarded another Lemonade Stand Award. I am so flattered by the lovely comments about me on Helen Onulak's website. **Blushing** Thanks so much Helen! Now go check out her fantastic artwork on her site!

June SOM Blog Hop!!

Welcome to our Stamp of the Month Blog Hop! We will be featuring June's Stamp of the Month, which is Tender Tags, a set of 15 stamps. If you have come here from Jamie's Blog, you are on the right path! If this is your first stop, you may want to go back to Jena's Blog and start from the beginning!

This month we have over 40 Close To My Heart Consultants sharing their creations using this month's SOTM and other great CTMH products on their blogs. This is simple to do - just click on the link at the end of the post on each blog to move to the next one! Here we go!

This is my 4-1/4 x 5-1/2 card created with all Close to my Heart Products.
June SOM Tender Tags, Life Delights Paper Pack, White Daisy Grosgrain Ribbon, White Daisy Paper Flowers, Winter Buttons, Winter Cozy Mini Medly Accents, Winter Cozy Brads


Now "Hop" on over to Lori's Blog to see her work! Be sure to visit all the Consultants at their blogs to find some additional creative ideas using this stamp set! Remember, the June SOTM is only available from June1-30, 2009! Click here to visit my website to shop online and purchase any or all of these products.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Teacher Appriciation....

Here is a little gift I have made for my son's kindergarten teacher. I am really looking forward to giving it to her since she is also a scrapbooker and will appriciate the time and effort that has gone into such a gift!

All the supplies I used to make this darling little album come from Close To My Heart. Most importantly, this new paper pack Animal Cookies! I have just loved creating all kinds of goodies with this new 'yummy' paper pack! With it's rich, vibrant primary colors it was a 'must' for creating an elementary style mini-album.

Z1141 My Creations 3-Ring Binder
X7112B My Reflections Level 2 Animal Cookies Paper Pack
Z1145 Heartfelt - Whimsy (Felt embelishments)
Also some of our great brads, buttons, windowcharms, ribbon and more went into this little gem!

There is also a poem on the inside cover:
The school year’s finally over,
Many thanks for all you do
This gift will make it easy
To record it for review.

Choose your favorite photos
The ones you think are neat,
Just add a little adhesive,
Place your pictures, neat!

Add some special memories,
Of moments dear to you
Along with your cherished photos,
That’s all you need to do!

This album is my thank you,
I know how much you care,
I hope this will help you remember
A year beyond compare!


Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Wishes do come true....

I am so excited to announce that the long-awaited release of our new card idea program Wishes is now available!

Much to my delight, this book was not scheduled to be released until mid-June, however 'wishes do come true' and this incredible new program is now available for order!! Since I know you have not had a chance to see it yet...let me just tell you it is fantastic! This beautiful, spiral bound, hard-cover book had 109 brand new patterns, which includes three complete “card workshops.” These “card workshops” are specifically designed to help you make bulk cards faster, simpler, easier. It also emphasizes unique ROUND card patterns and a template CD to make these circles spectacular. Imagine the fun of receiving a cool, round card! Even better, imagine the fun of creating one!

So contact me today to see about treating yourself to your very own copy today!

Monday, May 18, 2009

My very FIRST Blog Award!


Much to my shock....I rec'd my very first blog award today....the Lemonade Stand Award! Thanks so much for Karen Pederson for bestowing upon me my first award (and the biggest smile on my face!) I am so flattered that she would think to put my among the very prestigious list of ladies she chose to award.

The Lemonade Stand Award
Rules for this Award:
*Comment on this blog
*Cut and Paste this award logo and use it on your own blog
*Nominate 5-10 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 rec'd the award
*Link back to the person who gave you the award to show your appriciation!

So, with all that being said...below are my list of nominees who inspire me everyday - some with creativity, some with kindness, some who inspire me to try to be a better person and all who are willing to take the time to post phenominal artwork to their blog to share with others. These are all beautiful women....inside and out....who also happen to make some beautiful art!!

Lisa - Lisa's Creative Corner
Jennifer - Just4FunCrafts
Tresa - Fabulously Artsy
Vicki - Wizard's Hangout
Bren - The Inspiration Institute
Tracey - Tracey Mason's Studio
Rachele - The Ink Boutique
Nona - Nona's Pearls of Wisdom
Karen - Karen Pederson

So check out their blogs....I promise you won't be disapointed!!

Karen, thanks again for such a honor and really makin' my day!!