Sunday, January 31, 2010

my trip part 2

I saw so many inspiring projects and meet so many inspiring people while at CHA. I was so excited to meet Elizabeth Kartchner. I love her blog and scrapbooking style. Her new line at American Crafts is amazing. I can't wait to use it.

Another joy was meeting the House of 3 girls. They are all just so much fun.

Here are some of my favorite projects and layouts;

From 7 Gypsies

Basic Grey

Cosmo Cricket

Melissa Frances

(I can't remember where I saw this one)

The Girls Paperie

Accucut Booth


My Minds Eye

Little Yellow Bicycle

Canvas Home Basics

My Little Shoebox

October Afternoon

Tattered Angels

and We Are Memory Keepers

Saturday, January 30, 2010

my trip part 1

Kim, Robyn & Me self portrait style.

Now that things are settling down and I've recovered from vacation exhaustion I want to share some of the exciting things I saw in Anaheim.

Friday - We went to the Super Craft show.
There was so much to see and do. Lots of make & take projects and great deals. My favorite part of the day was meeting Donna Downey. I love her work and designs.

Saturday - We went window shopping in Orange. They have such cute eclectic stores with lot of antiques. Also I was told that is where they filmed the famous Forest Gump's Life is like a box of chocolates scene. Here are some of the items that inspired me while shopping.

We stopped at this really cute cupcake store. I so enjoyed the company of Brenna, Sherry and Robert (not pictured). And though I'd just met them I felt like I've known them forever.

this one's for my womens small group. I kept finding little messages about letting go of fear everywhere I went. Which is what we're discussing in our group.

Sunday - Wednesday kinda run together in amazing inspiration and excitement. I'm going to edit some more pictures and update again later.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

OMG! Look at this.

I'm famous (hehehe)

I'll post pictures soon from my trip to Anaheim and CHA. Had so much fun and saw so many wonderful things.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Leaving town

I'm so excited that this year I will be attending the Winter CHA convention in Anaheim. I'm so excited to see all the new products being release especially these ones; Cosmo Cricket
Dear Lizzy and Bo Bunny. I leave Thursday morning and will be enjoying tourist time before the show opens Saturday. I'll try to update everyone on whats hot and whats not while I'm there.

Here's a couple layouts I completed last week.

School Christmas Program -Using the Making Memories Christmas line.

Loving Bella Blvd. "The sweet things in life... Family & ice cream"

Close up. This layout was for the challenge last week at ScrapTiffany. Check out her blog every Monday for new inspiration and a challenge to get you scrapping.

Friday, January 15, 2010

I don't know about you but I am always looking for new recipes. Lately most of my recipes have been from blogs and other websites. So when I print them off they don't really fit in my recipe box. After having loose papers on my counters for a couple weeks, I decided its time to put them in a binder. But not just any binder. Here's what I came up with.

Recipes we love...

Here's a great recipe. Easy. Simple, Perfect Enchiladas! I got the recipe from Pioneer Women, a fabulous blog with amazing recipes.

Here it is going in to the oven. (The assembly process was too messy for pictures :)

The finished enchiladas.

Everyone say YUM!!!

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Complete and total excitement!

I am completely honored and grateful for the opportunity to be a Guest Designer at My Sketch World from February - April. My Sketch World is fabulous Scrapbooking Site with a great forum and gallery filled with ideas and inspiration. Every month Lucy - the owner of My Sketch World creates beautiful layout and card sketches. Here are some layouts I completed with some of her past sketches.

Christmas Morning


Wanna Dance?

My best friend - Megan. (I luv u girl!)

So be sure to check out My Sketch World and get inspired!

Saturday, January 2, 2010

Happy New Year!

I love New Years! An offical time to put the past behind us and focus on what the future can hold. My resolutions this year is to be less lazy, be active at least 15 minutes a day and blog more. I think by doing the second two items on my list I actually achieve the number one item. Awesome!

Here's a few projects I did before Christmas but forgot to share.
Bird ornaments
Alexis' bird ornament
Shayne's ornament

Teacher gifts