Tuesday, March 31, 2009

A Wedded Bliss Twinkling Tuesday - Sometimes Life Gets in the Way! LOL!!!!

"Happily Ever After,
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Twinkling Together"
Happy Tuesday Everyone,
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I know this is a late post and not many people will see it, but I wanted to put up my Twinkling Tuesday Sketch Challenge. Today we have a guest Twinkie our Twinkling DT Members Rebecca's son. The challenge this week was a picture of Mickie and Minnie Mouse Minnie was dressed in a wedding dress.
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There was a story that went along with it if you want to read the whole thing you can go to our Twinkling Blog here. The jest of the story was Minnie Met Mickie dressed in his Forest Ranger outfit and he rescued her and they fell in love and on their wedding day he could not wear the tuxedo as it was the wrong size so he showed up to the church in his Ranger outfit. Minnie did not care because that is what he was wearing when she fell in love with him!!!!
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So I had several ideas but one friend said I should use the Hero and Wedding set from The Greeting Farm. She suggested some different wedding decorations, but I thought I could make the card background look like a church Stained Glass Window. So I drew shapes and colored them in with my copics and then I outlined them in black and stamped the cross and the round Heart symbol from my Shepard Boy Greeting Farm set in white on the stained glass window.
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I popped up the Bride and Groom with excess foam and that is about it. I liked how the stained glass turned out though and the Hero was super fun to color up!!!
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As for the life gets in the way part. Yesterday I had to have a bunch of Dental Work done and was so exhausted after wards I took a long nap, and then in the evening I was not feeling so hot with the tooth pain, plus I had to do some rush work to send in my Nursing Licence Renewal Form because the site was down for 12 days and then when it came back up it would not recognize my info. So anyway that took over my day yesterday and there was no time to do my Twinkling Card. This morning I played with the kids because they do come first and then once they were down for naps I got to work on my Twinkling Card. I hope you enjoy my take on the Challenge this week!!!!! Do not forget to see all the other Twinkling Girls takes we all had very different idea's this week!!!
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The "Twinkle Team"
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I will be back tomorrow for Flutter By Wednesday!!! Our Challenge this week was to use Butterfly's and no Patterned Paper. I love those challenges as Patterned Paper is not always on my cards!!!! It was fun to do!!!
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Have a Stampendous Tuesday and I will see you tomorrow!!!
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Heather

Saturday, March 28, 2009

Over 18 Inches of Snow - A Blizzard for my Birthday!!! Plus some Stampers Club Sneak Peak Projects, and a Thank U Card

A Bouncing Good Time with Punches!!!!!
Our Blizzard Story!!!!!!!

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Well it is always hard to show just how much snow you got because people do not know what your yard or town normally looks like, but here are some pictures of our back yard today after the snow finally stopped snowing after over 24 hours of snow!!! I swear last night there were flakes almost as big as my hand!!! It was crazy!!!!
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So yesterday was my Birthday and we had a great day (Thank You for so many wonderful e-mail greetings and Blog Comment Greetings to all of you!!!!) You really made my Day, I have such awesome Stamping Friends!!!!!!!
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We had been warned the night before my Birthday that we would be under Blizzard Warnings and Conditions on March 27th Friday the day of my Birthday. Well we have only had 2 snows so far this year so it has been a pretty mild Winter so far!!! Well some reports say we had 18 inches and some reports say we got 2 feet so I am not sure which is right but it is one huge amount of snow that is for sure!!!!
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So the snow started on Friday late morning as I went to pick Willow up from Pre-School at 11:30am it had started in. I already knew by then that Piper's School had announced a two hour early dismissal at 1pm by then. So I pretty much knew by then we would not be able to go out to Dinner for my Birthday as we had planned but I was O.K. with that.
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Well I found out later in the day that my wonderful Friends Emily and Tasha also my SU! Down lines had planned a "Surprise" Birthday party for me that night. Tasha was supposed to be having a make up night for the two big SU! workshops we all just got done doing the 50 Cards and 24 Scrapbook layouts we had March 7th and March 21st. Emily and Tasha had worked it out so that during the workshop Tasha would call me and tell me she needed me to come over and help her with something and when I got there She and Emily would have a Cake for me and a Surprise Get together of sorts.
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Well as the snow got deeper and deeper and everyone who was going to come to the Make-Up night cancelled they knew they could not do the Surprise and they told me about it. Emily was really bummed because she did not think she could make it over to our houses (Tasha is just next door). Emily's Hubby works for the City and worked a 16 hour shift Saturday plowing roads for the city streets. Well Marvin my DH said he would go pick her and Easton her 3 year old up and bring them over so we could still have our evening just the 3 of us at Tasha's. He kept Easton at our house so he could play with our kiddo's. Well we got over there around 8pm and I drove my Van over because there was too much snow to walk over. Well by 11:30pm when Emily and I attempted to drive back next door my car got stuck in the road completely blocking our street. I do not have any boots so I ended up going in to watch the kiddo's Willow and Easton were still wide awake playing and having a blast. Emily and Marvin worked outside in the snow with the flakes as big as my hand and dug my car out and then Marvin hooked our big Dodge Ram 4 wheel drive Pickup up to my van and pulled Emily into our drive way and she then drove into the Garage.
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So then Marvin drove Emily and Easton home and got home around 1am. We went to bed and when we woke up this morning we were amazed at how much snow was on the ground!!!! Marvin said there is no way even with the Huge Pickup and 4 wheel drive I can get out of our Drive way. Well then Tasha called and Marlin who has a Pickup but no 4 wheel drive had gotten stranded about 10 min from home but could not get back. Marvin said I am going to go get him, so he headed out and actually with the High Vehicle and the off road tires and the 4 wheel drive he made it and brought Tasha's Hubby home and they left his Pickup in the parking lot he was in.
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It was a wonderful day seeing how all the neighbors banded together throughout the day and helped get lots of people un stuck and then later in the day after the snow had stopped one neighbor who owns some big Construction equipment and Tractors had someone bring a Big Huge Huge Back Hoe Tractor in the neighborhood and they spent hours and hours plowing our street and then many of the neighbors drive ways. Now our Drive way is so long that we could easily have 8 to 10 vehicles parked side by side 5 deep in our drive way. Marvin scooped snow all day and the drive way is still only about half done!!!!
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Eventually around 4 pm Marvin and Tasha's Hubby felt that with our streets now plowed thanks to our great neighbors that they could now take Tasha's Hubby back to get his pickup. Then shortly after he got home Marvin got called out by another very close friend/family member to go get them out of a ditch too!!!
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It was quite a day and one that I will never forget!!!!! Tasha and I made cards and I baked Jumbo Chocolate Chip Muffins and Tasha backed cookies and we took them to the 2 neighbors that did most of the Plow work on the streets. I also made them cards you can see below.
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This first picture above shows Piper in the back yard. There was so so so much snow that the kids could walk on top of it and not fall down into it!!!! It is hard to tell here, but the snow to the left of the table and chairs is as tall as the table if you can see that!!!!
I took this one hopefully for you to see just how tall the snow was those purple things sticking up out of the snow is the very top of the Girls Barbie Jeep they sit in and drive around in. Crazy Crazy it is not a small little vehicle either it holds 2 to 3 kids and the purple pieces are well over their heads when they are sitting and driving around!!!!
Here you can see the snow comes all the way up to the bottom of the swings and then teeter totter swing is completely covered!!!!
So Here are the cards I quickly threw together to take to the neighbors to say thank you for all their hard work today!!! I just stamped the background in whisper white ink on real read paper and you can not tell but the U Rock piece is embossed in really sparkly read glittered embossing powder then popped up with foam. I added some really sparkly wired Silver Ribbon, and some large silver brads. I know the cards are not that impressive but I was in a huge hurry and had to make 2 cards really quick!!! I used my SU! set It's a Sign.
Above is a close up of the card. You still can not see all the little details but this gives you and idea anyway!!!!
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So tomorrow was supposed to be my March Stampers Club, but we cancelled it and I had the cutest projects made up for them so I hope we can still reschedule and meet so they can make these!!!!! I told them I would post pictures of the projects so they can get a good idea of what we are supposed to make this month!!!
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Now below are pictures of these adorable little Bunny's I mad up using 99% punches!!!! I wish I could take credit for the design, but I found it on this awesome blog called
Share Inspire Create (Mercedes Webber's Blog). She makes the most amazing projects and 3-D items. She sells digital templates of all her projects, but I did not buy it because I could see in my head exactly how she made these cute bunnies!!!!
Recipe:
Punches- SU! 1/2 circle (cheeks and folded in half to make the heart because I do not have the 3 Heart Punch yet)
Large Oval, Small Oval, Wide Oval, Word Window and the little toes on the rabbits feet are made from punching out pieces with my Crop-a-Dile hole puncher.
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I took the word window with the colored paper and punched 2 of them, then the large oval it was 4 white punches, then the small oval is 2 punches on the colored paper, and then on the face for the cheeks and the heart. Crop a dile for paid on the Bunny's feet. I could not find my Booglie Eyes to put on the Bunny but I found these little candy eyes I bought a ton of once not sure what for!!!!
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The only difference is on the White and Pink one I did not distress the large white oval part of the Bunny. So you punch 2 small ovals in Pink, then 1 large oval in pink, and 1 Wide oval in white, and 4 large oval punches in White, and then 2 word window punches in pink. I distressed many of the pieces with Pixie Pink, and Ballet Blue for the baby blue card stock. I drew in the freckles on the cheeks too!!!!
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Tomorrow I will be showing some more animals we will be making with punches!!! Wooo Hooo. I am so excited to share the other items we were supposed to or will be making!!!!
Here is a close up of the Blue and White Bunny. Well they cancelled all services tomorrow at chuch so it will be a cleaning day in my house now since we can not really get anywhere right now!!!!! I will miss Stampers Club though and can not wait to get to see everyone and teach them how to do these Bunnies!!!!! ........ I have to head off to bed now. I hope you enjoyed the Blizzard Story!!!! I kept saying it was only fitting because I was born in a blizzard and now I got to experience my first Adult Blizzard!!! ....... Have a Stampendous Sunday and I hope you get to stamp if you want to!!!!! Here I leave you with 2 last small views of todays first projects!!! I will be by later to share the next one!!!! Bunnies above and Thank U Card Below!!! See you later today!!! ....... Heather

Friday, March 27, 2009

It's My Birthday - and Etsy Inspired #29 DT Sample

A Good Friend and a Birthday
Good Morning Everyone!!!!
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Well Today is March 27th and that means it is my Birthday!!!! Yea!!! The 27th is easy for us to remember in our house as Piper is February 27th, Tucker is June 27th, and I am March 27th!!! Willow was supposed to be May 27th, but my Dr. decided to schedule my C-Section on June 2nd so 5 days to late to hit the May 27th date!!!!
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I have decided today is a day to Celebrate everything God has blessed me with!!! My wonderful Kiddo's, My Husband, My House, Pets, Friends, Family, and Neighbors!!! He has given me a wonderful opportunity to be able to stay home with my kids and a great community and church to raise them around and in!!!! He has given me the chance to stamp and create and share what I love with others and so many more things as well!!!!
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So today I will Celebrate my Life and those in it!!!
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Now I know we normally have our Etsy Inspired Challenge samples on Saturday but many of the Etsy Inspired Eleven girls are participating in the Unity Stamps World Record Blog Hop tomorrow and they wanted to do our Etsy Challenge today!!!
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Don't Forget to swing by the rest of the Etsy Inspired girls Blogs and show them some love with a comment or two!!! There are some great talent on this team, and we now have one member who does only Scrapbook layouts as her inspiration samples each week!!!!
The Etsy Inspired Eleven DT girls are:
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So This weeks shop is Handmade by Rebbecca and she has an eclectic sampling of handmade items, like jewelry, stamped cards, door hangers and much more to feast your eyes on!!!
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I choose the following piece as my Etsy Inspired piece for this week. The second I saw it I thought of my BoHo Backgrounds stamp set from SU! I have never used it and have wanted to for a long time so I whipped it out and started stamping away!!!
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So Above is the card she made with the Stamp on it, and then below are the Earrings with the same Stamp. This Stamp made me think of the Round Stamp in SU! BoHo Backgrounds Stamp set.
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I used SU! Card stocks in Kraft, Brocade Blue, and Real Red. I used the sentiment from BoHo Blossoms SU! stamp set, and I used my Sheriff Ian stamp set from The Greeting Farm. I colored him up with my copics, cut him out and then popped him up with excess foam and rubber from my stamps. I stamped the background with my BoHo backgrounds stamp in Versa Mark on Kraft CS and then poured Glittery Red Embossing Powder on the card and then embossed it.
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I stamped the sentiment in Brilliant Blue SU! Ink, on SU! Whisper White CS and then tore the edges and distressed it with my SU! Real Red Marker.
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For the Corners I took my SU! Photo Corner Punch and used the larger of two Photo Corners and punched out 4 of them on Brocade Blue SU! CS then distressed the edges with my Kitchen Knife. I took some large antique Silver Brads from Hobby Lobby, and used my Crop-a-Dile from SU! and punched the holes and attached the brads to the Photo corners then used glue dots to attach to the card corners.
Now for a few pictures I thought were cute at the time. We have a big Black Lab named Clifford. He is named Clifford for obvious reasons as the big baby is now asleep on the couch in the basement and he takes up the entire couch and I am not kidding you!!!!! This dog is Huge!!!! He showed up at our house last winter and we put an add out because he was obviously trained and a house dog, but no one claimed him and we knew Trouble our current dog was nearing his last leg of life so we kept him and then Trouble died 1 year ago this week so we have been blessed to have Clifford. He loves kids and babies and though he is like 5 times bigger then them he is very gentle with them!!!! I could tell you a million funny stories about Clifford. I wish these pictures showed better just how big he is. It thought when I was taking them that they did, but unfortunately they don't quite show you his true size!!!!
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Grace and Piper watching PBS after school this week the play room part of our basement is behind them and this was before it got picked up for the evening Tucker and Willow had gotten a lot of stuff out that afternoon, well mostly Tucker!!!!

Grace and Piper. Grace is just 1 month older than Piper and she is Tasha my next door neighbor/friend/SU! down line's daughter. Grace and Piper have been best friends since they were 3 years old!!!

Here is Willow my Ham she is posed for pictures all the time. Her favorite colors is Yellow which she makes known all the time, and loves to wear as well!!!

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Well I hope you head over to Handmade by Rebecca and pick out an inspiration piece. Then make any kind of card or project with it, and then head over to Ashley's blog Heart Hugs and leave a link to your project!!! Ashley will have Random.Brady draw a name at the end of the week and the winner will get a Free Dorr Hanging from Rebecca!!!! All you have to do is make an inspiration piece from the store and link to Ashley to be entered!!!! Ashley's link is above!!!

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Have a Wonderful Friday everyone, and a Stampendous March 27th after all it is the best day of the Year!!!!! LOL!!!!!!!!!!!

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Heather

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

I'm So Excited!!! So So Excited.... and it is - Wednesday Flutter By Time!!!

"I want to be Just like my Mommy!!"

Piper and Willow 4 years old and 21 months old.

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Well first I have to tell you my big news and what I am so excited about!!! Last Monday I posted two cards I had chosen to use for my application pieces to a brand new stamp company called Inky Impressions for their First Design Team Call. Well Stage 1 was posting the call and your cards. Yesterday they announced who had made it to Stage 2, and I am so so so excited to tell you that both Cassie and I on Flutter By Wednesday Team made it on to Stage 2!!!! Yea, Yea, Yea!!!! I so hope we both get to be on this team together!!!! There were 123 applicants and Cassie and I were in the final 26 to move on to the next stage, and the funny part was she was applicant #70 and I was applicant #71. How Funny????
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So above you can see a couple of pictures of Piper and Willow playing in my Wedding Dress and a tea set. I had these pictures taken when Piper had just turned 4 years old and Willow had just turned 21 months old. I love these pictures!!!! Well a while back Danni sent me these super cute images from a retired Angel Company set that she owns of little girls dressing up in their Mommy's clothes. I love the images and wish I had that set!!!! My girls play dress up all the time!! Thus the pictures above and below!!!! LOL!!!!
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So today is Flutter By Wednesday over at Danni's Dreams blog so if you want to play along make a card with a Butter Fly on it and post a link to Danni's Blog so we can check out your great Flutter By Cards!!!!
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Today Danni is having some great Blog Candy as this is her 50th week of doing Flutter By Wednesdays. It is our 12th week as Featured Stampers for the Flutter By Team now. Can you believe it??? We have been doing Flutter By cards for 12 weeks now!!! Does not seem possible!!!
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Below are all the links to the Flutter By girls blogs and Danni's as well. You also have to head over to Danni's blog for multiple reasons. We have a new Guest Designer this week, and her blog candy you will not want to miss out!!!!
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Flutter By Wednesday Featured Stamper Team:
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Sadly this will be Kimmie (who I also enjoy being on the Twinkling Tuesday's Team with), and Ami's last day on the Flutter By Team, they are both quite busy and need to take a break from so many things right now, so make sure to leave them some extra good bye for now love on their blogs today!!!!!

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The coincidences on this team are kind of funny. When I started on Flutter By none of these coincidences were true because I had not been asked to be on Etsy or Twinkling yet!!!! Cassie (the one how also gets to participate in Stage 2 and Inky Impressions DT call) is also on Twinkling with me and Kimmie, Ashley is my Boss lady on the Etsy Inspired Team I am on and enjoy so much, Danni is on Twinkling with Kimmie and Cassie and I, Cathy's daughter was our temporary Twinkie yesterday, Jodi is on the Pink Cat studio DT that I get to be a guest DT for later this year, so I have quite a few things in common with this group of ladies!!! So after you are done here make sure to stop by and see all of their great creations as well!!!
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So this week was something new for Flutter By Wednesday we had our first Sketch Challenge. Maria Bell (another Pink Cat Studio DT girl) lent Danni one of her amazing sketches she has hundreds of amazing sketches to choose from!!!!
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So Here was our Sketch this week.
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Now Below is my first take on the sketch. I made 2 of them. (Well I almost finished a 3rd, but then changed my mind and decided to use the 3rd one for another post some time. I love these little girls playing Dress up so I colored them up with my copics and went to work on the sketch. .......

I actually got out one of the Large Heart Lace Doilies I bought at Valentines days and cut it down to shape with my Scallop standard Rectangle Nesties. I popped the little girl up with foam from my stamps. The layer behind the little girl is cuttled with the Textile CB folder. I added the pretty silver ribbon from Hobby Lobby, and then I punched out some pretty little Flutter By's with my Martha Stewart Butterfly Punch. I really wished after I got all done adhering it that I had used a pretty lacy background stamp on the light pink layer to break up some of the solid space, but the doilies were pretty delicate and I knew if I tried to move them I would ruin them!!! .......

Here is a close up of the image. I used my Egg Shell E51 Copic to do the shading on the lines of the dress. Isn't she a cutie!!!! Thanks Danni for sharing these images with me!!!

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Below was my first version of this card and probably the one on Danni's blog. I started out with Cream Gross Grain ribbon on the bottom of the card, and then I changed that to Shimmery Silver, and I added the sheer organza ribbon and bow to the doilies part, and I added the sentiment. I think I like the above card better how about you???
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Here is my Favorite Picture of Piper in my Wedding Dress I like this picture so much it has been my wall paper on my computer for 3 years now. I really should put a picture of Willow or Tucker up but I just love this picture!!!
Now for my 2nd take on the sketch and once again I wish I had added a background stamp to the Real Red Card stock before adding the other layers.
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This cutie is another one of those images Danni sent me. She is adorable too!!! This image is my first attempt at leaving the white space in my coloring to make it look like light shining or reflecting off the image??? I don't think I did such a hot job, but I did not even really know I was going to do it until I was half way into coloring!!!! Next time I will try harder!!!!
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Do you see my Flutter By??? He is pretty little on the sentiment but he is there!!!! LOL!!!!
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This was a fun sketch Maria thanks for lending it to us!!!
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So below are more of the pictures of the girls playing Dress up with my wedding Dress and Tea set my Grandma made for me!!!! It is fun to look back at old pictures of my girls!!!
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Our sweet Willow Tree!!!! It is hard to believe she was the same age as Tucker is now!!!! You can see the shoes I wore for my wedding they had crystal heals in them!!!!

Piper and Willow playing Dress Up and Tea Time!!!

Telling Secrets

Fighting over the Tea Pot!!! LOL!!!!!

O.K. I hope you enjoyed the pictures!!!! I have some more cute ones to share tomorrow!!!!

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I also have another post scheduled for later today so don't miss out!!!

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Have a Stampendous Flutter By Wednesday and I hope you play along with a Fluttering Card!!!!

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Heather

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Twinkling Tuesday's, Oh That is where it went, and the wind made my head hurt!!! Plus a shout out for The New Incy Wincy Childrens Charities!

An Incy, Wincy, Lots of Boxes,
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Well you may be wondering where I have been the last few days and I have pictures later in this post to show you!!!!
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My first order of business today is to share my Twinkling Tuesday Card with you!!! Don't you just love Tuesdays??? Today we have a temporary Twinkie, one of our Friends of the Twinling Tuesdays Sketch has a 9 year old daughter named Brittany and she made us our wonderful sketch for this week!!!!! Cathy her Mommy is also quite talented and creative on her own projects so don't forget to stop by her blog and see what she came up with for the sketch too!!!
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So here is today's sketch. I knew when I saw it I wanted to do up an Easter Card!!!

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So for my card I took my new Easter Anya from The Greeting Farm. Easter Anya was released last week and she is an all Digi Stamp. I have no printer right now it has gone berserk and so one of my friends happened to bring this over for me to color up. Thank you Emily!!!

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I colored Easter Anya up with my copics and then cut her out and attached her to some Textured lavender lace card stock which I had already cut out with my Scallop Circle Nesties. Behind that I had cut out textured elegant eggplant card stock with my labels one nesties. Each layer is popped up from the last with excess foam from my stamps. The Easter Egg Paper I got out of my stash because I thought it would be cute with this card. I used some of my yummy Green Organza ribbon with the flowers coming off of it and then used 4 SU Fire and Ice Rhinestone brads for the embellies on the sketch.

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Here is a close up of Easter Anya.

Now for my next order of Business LOL!!!

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As to where I have been, Well I knew I would not be able to post on Sunday as we just had our Huge SU workshops on Saturday night and on Monday I still had no no no Mo Jo!!! I kept thinking in my head to a tune, Oh Where oh Where did my Mo Jo Go??
My Mo Jo has Go Go!!! LOL.
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Then before I went to unload my car from Saturday's Workshops I decided to take some pictures of it before I unloaded it!!! It literally took me over an hour to carry all of these boxes up from my scrapbook/stamping area down stairs to take them to the car and load them, and Hubby was not home so it was all me!!!! Thankfully my great friend/neighbor/SU down line Tasha offered to come help me unload them and take them back down stairs to my room and adjoining area. Oh my word I do not have a clue how long it it going to take me to get all of these boxes but away!!!! As I only have a few minutes here and there with the Kiddo's underfoot!!!!
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So I guess loading and unloading and packing and preparing and being at the workshop venue for about 8 hours and all the rest took my MO JO away!!!! Can you imagine that???
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Above is the back end of my Van with the back seats down under the floor and the two car seats in the middle of the Van also have boxes in them and so does the front passenger seat as well!!!! There was just layer after layer of boxes of supplies, and remember although I had the most I had to drag with me Emily and Tasha also had several big tubs of supplies they brought as well!!!.

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Part of this amount is because originally we only had 50 plus Cards, and Complete an entire Scrapbook on one night workshops were supposed to be on separate nights, but a few people could not come or wanted to come finish their cards too so we had to take all the supplies to both workshops. So thus these pictures!!!! LOL!!!!!
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In this picture in front of the big red tub in the left center of the picture are Emily and Tasha. Emily has the grey sweat shirt jacket on, and Tasha has the Pink shirt with the green hooded jacket on she is directly behind the red tub.
Here are some of the girls working on the Babies and Kids Events Scrapbook kit we have. We have 3 different Kits made up they can choose from Baby and Kids Events, Holidays and Seasons All Year Long, and Family and Friends. Each kit has 12 two page layouts in it. There were 3 people doing each kit this time around.
Here is the last picture. I should have cropped it up more so you could see it closer, but to the left are all the scrapbookers and many of our supplies and off to the right behind Emily you can see the orange chair on the edge of the picture were the card makers.
Last order of Business. Several of you might know who Heather "Hev" from Vanilla Hevin Blog is. She is from Australia, and has a great stamping blog. Her Brother and some friends and Heather have started a new Children's Charity called Incy Wincy Childrens Charities. She asked me to make a card with some of the great Digital Stamps that they sell to benefit the charity. Unfortunately my Printer has been out of commission for several months now. Hubby just gave me the O.K. last week to start researching them and to find what I want to replace the old one. Just goes to show that Generic Ink is not great for Epson Printers I will never do that to my printer again!!!!!! I have never had a Printer that did as great quality as it, and I have had several brands from HP to Cannon, but I love my Epson!!!!! I am so sad I killed it!!! (Hubby wanted me to use the generic ink and I finally gave in, and it died!!!!
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Any Hoo I have not had the ability to print off the digi images that Heather sent me so I had been waiting to make the card for her. It has taken so long that I decided I was going to talk about the Charity and share the link and I will still make a card later with her great images!!!!
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So I hope you can go check out this charity they have and see the digi images they are selling to benefit the kiddo's in Australia!!!!
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O.K. it has taken me way to long to post this now so I am off to play with the kiddo's now.
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I was just so tired last night to stay up an post it, and I should have because I knew if I did not post it before I went to bed it would be a late post with our morning activities. I should have gone with my first instincts!!!!
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And the Winds Howled and Howled and we lost power 20 times!!!
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Yesterday the winds in Hutchinson were well over 50 miles an hour our house howled all day and we lost power at least 20 times during the day!!!! I had the worst worst headache by the time Hubby got home from work.
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Mostly probably from all the wind blowing walls of allergens and dust all over plus the sound of the howling all day long!!!!! We always have wind here like 999 days a year (no kidding!!), but it is not usually that bad quite that bad!!! They call Chicago the Windy city, but weather reporters say the wind is actually worse here!!!! I have been to Chicago and can attest to that fact!!!!!
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That is part of why I do not get out much because the wind blows all the time and causes my allergies to act up!!!! Yesterday was particularly bad though. 50 miles an hour broke The wood barrier on our back fence gate twice (literally snapped wood in half!!!!) , and sent huge trash cans flying across the neighborhood it was bad!!!!!! Of cource it happened on a day when I had to take and pick up Willow from Pre-School and Take Willow and Tucker to the Mall to get Tucker's Pictures done!!!! It was not such a fun day!!!!
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Today is much better no Headache and a lot less wind!!!! Yea!!!!!!
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Well Have a Stampendous Tuesday and don't forget to go visit the other Twinkling Team members in my side bar plus Cathy's blog to see all the great creations with Brittany's wonderful sketch!!!!
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Heather