Monday, October 6, 2008

2 Toots And A No-Go!

Has it really been a week since I last blogged? WOW! I have been so busy getting no sleep- LOL! My Xan has had a cold for about 2 weeks now. He's so stuffy and therefore not sleeping through the night and guess who gets the walk the floor in the wee hours of the morning? You've guessed it...me, 'cause of course DH can't hear the baby crying!!! I swear I'm so tired, my face hurts and I'm getting headaches again!! I ended up taking the day off today because I just couldn't get it together this morning. I have a pretty busy month, so it looks like I won't be getting any rest anytime soon!

Anyway...I have a bit of happy news...I was named as an honorable mention in the Reminisce DT search and I finally received the latest paper trends mag with my altered photo cube in it along with a box of scrap goodies! Check it out!!
As for my no-go, I didn't make it through to round 5 of the top designer contest...Oh well! I still plan on playing along for the last 2 challenges, if I have time. Here's the LO that I created for round 4.

detail close-ups:




A quick card I made for my DT position at scrap-diner


The ribbon and lace on the following projects are from savvynsassy's ZZ school days kit.


Lots of distressing on this one--loving the Ambrosia here!

I used my stylus to dot acrylic paint on the thickers to match the butterfly in the photo.




I'm teaching chipboard techniques at my LSS next month and created this LO to demonstrate 5 of them.


Are you looking for different ways to alter chipboard? I have demonstrated 14 different ways here...you can mix and match them...the possibilities are endless!

Thanks for taking the time to stop by!!

13 comments:

erin said...

LOVE your new banner.
congratulations on your toot.
love your layouts as always!

Jennifer Priest said...

Congrats on the HM for Reminisce and the pub!! Love all of your work as always. And love the concept of your class!

Lily said...

amazing stuff and congrats on the pub

Greta Adams said...

whooo hoooo!! i am so happy for you sista...i saw nancy got HM too.....

Pamela said...

All great stuff!!! Sorry about the top designer contest, but that is awesome about the honorable mention for Reminisce! Hope things get better at home and you can get more sleep.

Jocelyne said...

I just love your LO girl!!! You are very talented.

Adrienne said...

Congrats!!! LOVE that LO!

Pattern Paper Addict said...

Love the new blog background. It's just glamorous! :) And congrats on the pub missy!!! You better just do your thing girl! hehe.

I love the LOs you posted especially the butterfly one- it has this uniqueness to it that just draws ya in.

P.S. I hope you and your little feel better soon!

Helena said...

WOW!!!!

Love the new look to your blog!

Completely with you on sick baby walking and been sooo tired, had it last week!

Sorry you didn't make the next round, your layout is amazing!

Love the altered photo cube, congrads!

And to all your other projects, amazing!!!!

xxxx

The Shoup Family said...

Oh my gosh girl... I need to bookmark the chipboard samples... and I love love love what you did with the thickers and acyrlic paint! So sorry you have been up with the baby so much... I hope he is doing better. Well when you get the chance head over to my blog.. I tagged you!! Ahhh dont slap me! Its simple... just 7 random, hey maybe weird facts about yourself. Can't wait to check em out!!

Aja

Shai said...

Hi I am new to your blog. You have some nice layouts.

I was wondering where you got your butterflies from. My daughter and have gotten into scrapping and we both love butterflies.

Sasha said...

yayyyyyyyyyy I am sooo happy for you girl .. that is WASSUP .. shoot you do your thang thang .. and um I LOVE THAT CUBE ..

Helena said...

WOW, lots to look at here!!! Love, Love your layouts!!

Left a little something for you on my blog!
xxxx

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