Tuesday, December 1, 2009

  Found My Scrappin Mojo

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My Wild Man

Tri Fold Christmas Card

Fun at the Beach



It's been busy crazy and thankfully some friends and I went to Carlsbad for a girl's weekend of scrapping. I made some great layouts and cards. I am excited to finally share them with you.





Saturday, November 7, 2009

  Nature

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I love this photo of my Jakey pie. He is so sweet here!
Also loving the cuteness I used to create this lo. Hope you like it too!

  Team Vikings

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Finally got the Basketball pictures scrapbooked. Here they are Team Vikings from St. Joseph Grade 5- school year 2008-2009.

Thursday, November 5, 2009

TITLEMANIA

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TITLEMANIA
Fall Cyber Crop at Storytellers Club
Game on!! Come play with us November 5th-9th
We have games and challenges in store for you. And prizes of course!!

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

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Ch{all}enge Masters November Challenges
The November Challenges are up! Come play with us!!
Each challenge you complete gets you one more chance to win a Scrapbook Deals 4 U kit.
http://challengemasters.ning.com/forum/topics/1109-master-challenge-list
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Wednesday, October 14, 2009

  Fun at the Scrapbook Expo

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Had a blast last weekend at the Scrapbook Expo. On Friday I did some shopping but spent most of my day and night scrapbooking. The best deal of the day wasthe $35.00 AMM Tote Bag I bought. It was filled with grungeboard by Tim Holtz and tons (and I mean tons) of bling and stamps by Heidi Swap. I love it all and can not wait to use it! So here are a few layouts I created.
Pool Fun uses the Creative Memories Tropical Page Addition Kit. Cute- huh?

Check out those HUGE chipboard brackets...Fabulous!

This was a Home Tweet Home Kit I purchased at the Expo. Just changed it up to be For the Birds. Also added lots of ink and goggly eyes on those adorable birdies.

This Storytellers Club Kit is so fun. I added that funky chipboard border at the bottom. Used a really pretty sparkly ink to make it stand out.



Monday, October 5, 2009

  Yummy Ribbon Winners!!!

Pin It Wohoo!! Congrats to Dee and Lisa for coming closest to the actual number of ribbons in my guessing game. The container contained 193 ribbons. Ladies please email me your addresses so I can send your goodies to you. Thanks to everyone for playing!

Thursday, October 1, 2009

  Another round of cards

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These cards were also for the 30 card challenge. On these I had to use a frame, shaped paper, and stamps. I especially love the hello card. For these I used felt, brads, and a star.
I really loved the felt borders, so cute!



Tuesday, September 29, 2009

  My dedicated Croppers

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Here's a pic of my dedicated scrappy friends at my last crop. We entered this pic into the Cricut Chirp Newsletter. Hope we get in!!

Monday, September 28, 2009

  1 more week!!

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Just a reminder to post your guesses before October 5th.
You could win some ribbons!! Good luck!

Sunday, September 20, 2009

  2nd Blog Candy Giveaway!!

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I promised a ribbon game a few weeks ago and here it is!! Wohoo! After I received my ribbon ring and organized it I decided I had to much extra ribbon. I would like to share some ribbon with you, my followers.

What you need to do is first become a follower. Then look at the photos above of my altered ribbon container. Guess how many pieces of ribbon are in the 48 oz. container and post your answer here. I am helping you out by giving you a view of every side of the 48 oz. container.
The 2 people who come closest to the actual number (without going over) will win a grab bag full of yummy ribbons.

RULES: The deadline for this contest will be October 5th.
Only one guess per person
You must become a follower to play
If you live outside the USA you may be asked to pay for shipping.

Have fun and Happy Guessing!

  30 cards in 30 days

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I decided to join YMBD's September Challenge. The challenge is to make 30 cards in 30 days. Each day has a certain item that your card must have. On the above cards I had to use eylets, chipboard, a star, and a bow.
These cards I had to use a tag, a flourish, a heart, and a tree.
For these cards I had to use bling, brads, a decorative border, and I had to emboss something. The dark green background in dry embossed with a flowery design.
On these cards I had to use stripes, ink, a 3-D sticker, and a digital stamp.
Thanks for looking and Stay tuned for more cards soon!




Tuesday, September 15, 2009

  Summer Finally Comes to an End

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The End of 13 fun filled weeks! Thanks for a fun challenge YMBD. Hope I win something yummy. Stay tuned!

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

  I love the Beach

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Even in the Winter. These picture were taken while camping at Dana Point President's Weekend. The tidepools were amazing. We found all kinds of neat sea creatures. And this kit by Storytellers Club is probably one of my all time favorites.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

  Catching up on my Summer Challenge

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Just playing catch up on my YMBD Summer Challenge layouts. I just love the whole concept of having a layout for each week of summer. Such a cute mini book!
This is week 12. This sketch was from YMBD and this lo has stitching on the sides.

Week Eleven. Again sketch by YMBD. I love the way the journaling turned out and the fun eclectic title.

10- this lo features products from TLC. Love it! The sketch is actuall from Creative Memories! Can you believe it?



Tuesday, August 25, 2009

  Feeling Nostalgic

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This layout is about my amazing Grandmother in Greece. I really do miss her. Someday I hope to visit her again but until then I have this to remember her by. Love you YaiYai!
So who is this bald cutie patootie? You guessed it! ME! This pic was taken in 1971.
I was only a year old.

  Do you love Ribbon?

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I know I do! But after organizing my ribbons on my ribbon ring I realized I have way to much. So stay tuned for a new Blog contest. You could win a grab bag full of ribbon and ribbon scraps! Wohoo!

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Ribbon Ring- Scrappers Need this!!!

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Have you seen this yet? Thanks Anne for telling me about it! This Ribbon ring is the coolest ribbon organizer ever! I just love it! Now I can see exactly what I have and cut only what I need. And the price is so stinkin reasonable!! Check it out and tell them I sent ya!



  Summer Fun Week 9

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Week 9 of YMBD Scrapbooking's Summer Challenge
Just 3 weeks to go! Wohoo! God I hope I win!! :)

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

  Creative Memories Online Magazine

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Thought I would share with you the October online issue of Lasting Moments CM really has come a long way in the scrapping world. This issue has great paper and digital layouts along with some tips and sketches. I love the sketches, they make doing a lo easy peasy! Check it out and let me know what you think.

  Movie Time

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This was created for the Saturday Scraplift Challenge
at YMBD. It showcases my goofy boys in their 3D glasses. I used a really old
Storytellers Club Kit, bazzill, my treading water punch, and alpha stickers. I hand drew and cut the big Red Mat. Updated to add both pages.

Monday, August 10, 2009

  Ice Cream Layer Dessert

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My crop on Saturday was a blast! And this dessert received RAVE reviews so I thought I would share it with my fellow bloggers. I can't take credit for it though. I found it through YMBD's discussion boards.
A member there posted it and boy am I glad she did!

Ice Cream Layer Dessert

12 ice cream sandwiches
10 oreo cookies
1 large container cool whip defrosted
1 large pkg chocolate pudding
1 cup milk
Sprinkles

Take your oreos and crush them. Set aside. In a large bowl Combine pudding mix with milk. Mix 2 minutes until creamy. Fold in 1/2 container cool whip. Then fold in oreos. Place 6 ice cream sandwiches on a platter. Add chocolate mixture on top. Then top with remainder of ice cream sandwiches. Frost with the rest of the cool whip and add sprinkles.
Freeze for 30min to an hour. Slice and Eat! YUMM-O

Monday, August 3, 2009

  BLOG CANDY WINNER!!!

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Here's a shout out to Aline! You are the winner of my first ever Blog Candy Give away! Congratulations! Please send me your address so I can get these goodies out to you! Thanks to everyone who decided to follow me. Your comments mean the world to me! My goal is to keep scrapping and to inspire you all! Happy Scrapping!

  Amigas

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I love this lo! MAde it for the YMBD Saturday Scraplift. I used an
Old Unique St kit from ?, bazzill, ribbon, magic mesh, cricut don juan cart, ribbon, micro staples, handmade flower using Astelyn's tutorial (on Storytellersclub), and jumbo brad made with I-top. Did I mention I love my I-top!!

  The Summer Madness Continues

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Week 8
It was HOT! So we spent lots of time in the water and at the beach!

Week 7
Great time camping in Yucaipa and visiting Oak Glen!


Sunday, August 2, 2009

  Fondue is FUN

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Jeff thought I was nuts but I just had to scrapbook our Fun Fondue experience. If you haven't had Fondue yet, save up some money and go. It's an expensive but fun time! And the cheese is to die for.

Friday, July 31, 2009

  That's what a Hamburger is all About!

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I don't normally scrapbook fast food pictures but these pics were taken one of the last days of school. We had lunch at In N Out with some friends. If you do not live in California you have no idea what the big deal is with In N Out. Well they have the best BURGERS ever! YUMMY!

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

  Fun Swap Stuff

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These are a few items I made for a swap at StorytellersClub. I love swapping creative stuff!
Water Fun Themed Tag
Zoo themed journal Box

Camping Themed Photo mat



  Summer Week 6

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A little late in posting this one. But here it is week 6.

Monday, July 20, 2009

  So excited!

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I just made pick of the Week at YMBD! Wohoo!

Sunday, July 19, 2009

  August Stop N Crop

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Need to catch up on some scrapbooking? Just need to get away for some fun and friends? Then come crop with us! August the 8th 4 pm til 11 pm at my house. Cost is $15 and includes dinner, drinks, and dessert. Wear your fav Hawaiin shirt for a free gift. Space is limited so reserve your spot today. Contact me for more info.

  My New Glasses

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I made this layout for the YMBD Saturday Scraplift Challenge. I am pretty happy with the results. I did some hand stitching (the pink florishes) and also used my new tool, The I-TOP to create the really cute big brad in the center of the flower. This picture was taken in March 09 right after I received my glasses. I haven't had glasses since my Freshman year of High school! LOL!

  Lucky Mom

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St. Patrick's Day 2009
I truley am a LUCKY MOM!

Thursday, July 9, 2009

  Blog Candy Give Away

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This is my first ever Blog Candy give Away and hopefully won't be my last.
Up for grabs is a lot of 21 Creative Memories assorted Customer Gifts and Thank Yous.
These include photo mats, paper, journaling boxes, stickers and borders.
All you have to do is become a follower of my blog before July 31st and I will enter you in the drawing. Please feel free to leave me some love too! I could use some!

  My Title Swap

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Aren't these totally cute! They scream SUMMER!
I made them with my Cricut for a swap I am hostessing at StorytellersClub.com

  Summer Week 5

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Another fun week for us! So far so good on documenting the summer fun!

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

  Summer Fun

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Been busy scrapping and documenting our summer one day at a time and wanted to share weeks 1-4 with everyone. I can not believe I have stayed current with this challenge at YMBD scrapbooking.

WEEK 4
WEEK 3
WEEK 2
WEEK 1



Sunday, June 21, 2009

  Saturday Sketch Challenge at YMBD

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Here is page 1 of my Dancing with the Stars layout. Don't you just lovethat pic of me with Gilles?

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