Thursday, August 27, 2009

Sock Monkey + Snowmanlover = Super Fun Time

I had a fabulous time with Cricut MB member Snowmanlover! I knew there were quite a few MB girls in the area, but today I finally got to meet Barb in person...what a JOY! Barb was kind enough to invite me over to teach me how to make this cute sock monkey card...and I had a BLAST!! Those of you who know me, know I am NOT a card maker, I have attempted to make a few cards here and there but nothing has ever turned out as cute as this. (if I do say so Thank you so much Barb, I enjoyed meeting you and spending the afternoon with you and thanks for letting me play with your stamps! I definitely look forward to attending your next workshop and meeting a few of the other MB girls.

**Be sure to visit Snowmanlover's blog by clicking HERE to check out all of her AMAZING are gonna just LOVE her cards!! =)

Monday, August 24, 2009

Look what I got in the mail...

My wonderfully talented blog-friend Lindsey sent me a fabulous gift. My very own Cricut Head magnet! As if that wasn't enough...she even personalized a magnet with my name on it...what a sweetheart!! She also enclosed this super cute card and as you can see, they are PROUDLY hanging on my refrigerator. Thank you so much Lindsey, your friendship means the world to me! =)

Sunday, August 9, 2009

Road Trip 2009

I'm still excited about using my scrapbook convention "stuff" and the Rusty Pickle goody bag was perfect for this layout. The letters for Road Trip were in an Alpha Coupon booklet from Rusty Pickle that I cut out and inked all sides. The background paper is from Cosmo Cricket and called Halfway Cafe: Amarillo. It has a beautiful distressed look about it, that I just love! I also used Lyrical Letters cricut cartridge for Summer and 2009 along with some dimensionals for the 2 photos with the gold border.

We tried to snap a photo of each state we visited, but as you can see, we did not get all 8 states! I think it's still a perfect cover page for the remainder of our vacation pictures.

Thanks so much for looking! =)

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

The Circle of Friends Award

How exciting to receive this award from such a sweet and talented lady...Sandy. She is 100% encouraging and such an inspiration to us all. I am absolutely honored to have Sandy in my "circle of friends!" Be sure to check out her beautiful work by hopping over to her blog (HERE)'s definitely AMAZING!!

The 5 people I will pass this forward to, are:

1. Linzie
2. Magoo
3. Meg

Go ahead, check out their blogs and be inspired by their fabulous designs.

Now, for the rules to this award: To pick up the Circle of Friends Blog Award cut and paste the award logo and use it on your own blog. Nominate 5 other bloggers you feel have become part of your circle of friends. Link to your nominees within your blog post. Include these instructions on how to pick up the award in your blog post. Link back to the person who gave you the award in your blog post, to show your appreciation. Comment on their blogs to let them know they've received the award.

Monday, August 3, 2009

8 States in 14 Days...

...and 3,500 miles's great to be back home!! We had a wonderful time on our vacation and the weather was fantastic. White water rafting in Colorado, Kenny Chesney in Cheyenne, Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Sturgis in South Dakota, and a detour with family and good friends in Iowa and Kansas.

I have missed all my scrapbooking friends and can't wait to get caught up on everyone's blogs. =)