Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Check out the Pink Paislee from JessicaSprague.com

We recently had our first snow here in the the Columbia Basin which meant I had to stop what I was doing and grab at least 3 pictures of the kids and that's what I did...we didn't get much snow so they weren't outside long...the weatherman is saying our next system is coming in this Wednesday...I wonder what it will bring...because the weather has been beautiful...except for the occasional gust of wind...

I haven't been to creative lately but I was able to make a few things just recently...

{Items I used HERE}

The next thing I wanted to share are {PERFECT} for Christmas...I found some little test tubes filled with {MAKE YOUR OWN SNOW} ...so I grabbed three and got busy! ...I actually needed to drive around town and go from store to store until I found THREE...and then I got to work :) I went {HYBRID} with this project and printed out the pattern paper and even the heart embellishment. I added my SRM Stickers and other embellishments. What is even more SPECIAL about this project is I embellished the TUBE with a metal snowflake ornament. Every year I make my kiddos a new ornament. This will be this years...with a photo of them on the day of the first snowfall.

{Items I used HERE}

...my Stocking Stuffer/Ornaments are also being featured today on the SRM Blog...head on over there and check out what the other amazing designers have been up too...also...you need to know that the 2012 Design Team call is about to be ANNOUNCED! It will be posted SOON...everything you need to know will be on the BLOG on December 5th. Susan is so wonderful to work with and the SRM Stickers are THE BEST product out there...here are a few cards I have made over the last couple of months...that I haven't had a chance to post yet...

Thanks for stopping by today...hope you are all having a great start to a wonderful week...

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Fleece Blankets being shipped...

...this is the time of year that you just want to help people...well here's a story that will touch your heart just like it has touched mine...Oliver Palmer is an amazing young boy, who is also living his life with a devastating BRAIN TUMOR...a recent MRI showed his inoperable tumor started growing again. Last Christmas he told his parents he felt as important as the president of the United States because people from all over sent him cards wishing him a Merry Christmas...this little boy has really touched so many peoples lives...and now so many people are going to help him now touch the lives of others by helping deliver cards and fleece blankets to children at the Children's Hospital. Here are the blankets and cards I made for him to deliver...and a special card just for him.

...you can find the address to send your own blanket(s) and card(s) in the link above.

Monday, November 14, 2011

I will rise...

...this is the most beautiful version of this song I have ever heard...

Friday, November 11, 2011

{Operation Write Home} BLOG HOP

Happy Veteran's Day! ...and on this day...want a better way to show our appreciation for our Troops and Veteran's...than with an AMAZING Blog Hop...the HOP starts here: http://www.owhstarsandstamps.org/. There is even a "grand prize" on their blog for a random drawing from comments left on the start post, but the fun of the party will be going to see each of the company's products! Now...you are probably wondering...what company's are participating...here is a list of the amazing companies that are involved in the Blog Hop:

Hero Arts http://heroarts.com/blogs/club/
Sizzix http://sizzixblog.blogspot.com/
Tombow http://blog.tombowusa.com/
Prima http://prima.typepad.com/
Ranger Industries http://blog.rangerink.com/
Studio Calico http://studiocalico.blogspot.com/
Tonic Studios http://tonicgallery.wordpress.com/
Basic Grey http://blog.basicgrey.com/
Copic http://www.copicmarker.com/blog
SRM Stickers http://srm-stickers.blogspot.com/
May Arts http://www.mayarts.com/blog/

Today I am working as a Design Team Member with SRM Stickers and I made the following "Thank You" cards... Thank you for letting me be apart of this amazing cause.

What an honor to be a part of Operation Write Home...my cards have already be received by now...and if you don't know anything about OWH...Operation Write Home, OWH is a 501(c)(3) organization; they send blank handmade cards to deployed service members so they can write home to their families. As of May 2011, they've sent one MILLION cards!

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

...another Halloween CAME and WENT...

...I can't believe this is the ONLY picture I have of all three kids this year...it's just getting harder and harder to make sure I am in all the places I need to be...once my littles got off the bus I started doing Camryn's hair...Ben was finishing his homework and Mason headed next door...and then before I knew it...Stuart walked in the door and it was time to head out to the Grandparents...because Halloween doesn't start until we have visited each of their homes FIRST!

...Mason wanted to be Captain America this year and he sure was CUTE!!!

...and Camryn wanted to be a VAMPIRE! Which was a shocked to all of us...I wasn't to excited about her choice...so I decided to dress it up a bit...

...we had a great evening trick or treating in the neighborhood with our wonderful neighbors...it wasn't too cold until the wind started blowing...I hope everyone had a great night!