Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Time Flies

Well, fellow followers ... time has gotten away from me, again.
I was married in October, moved, got a new puppy & found out hubby and I are expecting our first child! Wow, 2010 was a busy year & it seems this year is no exception! I am in the process of starting up a new business - photo studio! I have been a photographer/photo taker for over 13 years & this will be my first real studio! I am super excited, and nervous because of being pregnant while taking on this new adventure. I am glad that I have my DH standing next to me, encouraging me :)
I will keep you posted on the progress. Just wanted everybody to know I am still here ;)

Monday, August 16, 2010

moved my blog...

I am sure this is going to come as a surprise... but had to move my blog. I want to be able to sell item on my page & for some reason I could not get it to work on this one... so purchased a site.
the new blog is:
notice the .com!
so, please follow me over there :) I really appreciate it!

Wednesday, August 11, 2010


I am one happy camper today! I have been working on my wedding invitations for the past 3 days & finally got them printed & one assembled...
I am very happy with the way they turned out! It's a fall wedding so I used warm colors, copper for the folder (metallic cardstock), the invite, map, dinner reception & response cards are all printed on a heavy weight parchment paper in a copper color. The actual invitation is attached to the right side of the (inner) folder & is backed on a deep red cardstock.
Front outside of the folder
We are staying in a cabin & the rental company won't give out the address until we check in.
The actual invitation. Mounted on deep red cardstock then adhered to the folder.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Thursday Already!

Its is going to be a crazy day. Getting ready to go grocery shopping :( I try to get out of there asap!

my desk - what a mess
Trying to think of a way to "Pimp My Gazelle" there is a contest going on through the forum.  I love butterflies, but somebody already did that & I want it to be original... I love lighthouses, but don't think the pink ends of my machine will go good with that theme... I am kind of leaning toward a pattern cut out of black vinyl & adding bling! After all my craft room is decorated in Black & White with accent colors Bright Pink & Lime Green :)

paper bag Christmas mini
My Christmas mini is almost done... would be if I worked on it at all yesterday... but all I could do was watch YouTube & play around on the internet... I got NOTHING done!
I finished up 1/2 of the inside pages, just have to decorate & embellish & then secure them inside the "house". Decorating the outside of the album should be easy - I knew what I wanted it to look like before I started on this album.

start of a birthday card for my cousin - it's late :(

Well, the longer I put off going shopping, the more people will be in there... so, off I go :)  enjoy the day!

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Ahhhh... Tuesday!

Well, day two! I promise that I won't count every day lol.
I got a lot done yesterday - well, kind of. My desk was cleaned up, but not until midnight... uggg!

Organized Clutter
I just couldn't seem to get anything done yesterday - during the day. After dinner was an entirely different story... must have been that yummy chicken I made.
The Christmas Mini is making progress. I got the outside covered with cardstock - not sure if I like the paper choice I made, but guess we will see...

Christmas Mini
I sold a few die cuts on eBay & had to finish up the embossed butterflies this morning so I could ship them out first thing... so, I got to play with my Gazelle :)

Starting to Emboss

Half Way Done
The Software My Gazelle Uses

Still haven't finished my wedding invites - gotta get those done this week!  Well, guess I better get to work on them... enjoy the day!

Monday, August 2, 2010

Hello Monday

I have been thinking about actually starting a blog forever & I guess today is the day :)  I love photography & now scrapbooking & card making! They all go together nicely.
Today I am going to start with my desk; what it looks like this morning & a few of the projects I have going.

My Computer/Crafting Desks
Yep, I know MESSY! I have soooo many things going on, it normally does NOT look like this... well, maybe a little. I have my laptop up & my second monitor, my Gazelle by BossKut (my fave toy)...

I think there is 3 different projects going on - a new Christmas Mini I am working on...

My wedding invites (10-10-10) and my listings I have on eBay...

On the right you can see I have a treadmill, but what you don't see is to the left an exercise bike (both don't get used as much as my Gazelle). I have photos of Michigan on my wall. My home :(  I miss everybody there esp my family! I now live in Florida. Helloooo heat!!
Well, guess I have to get this stuff finished up LOL. Till Tomorrow :)