Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Can you believe that this layout
got the Totally Awesome Tuesday award at VINTAGE PLUM.
Well I can't, but I am totally flattered that someway somehow Samantha found her way to my blog and liked this layout enough to want to share it with the ladies at Vintage Plum. That's all I have for now, I jut wanted to share this great news. Have a wonderful day, I know I am :)
As always, THANK YOU for the love and support.
Sunday, April 26, 2009
for THIS CHALLENGE. Emily was kind enough to respond to my question of wether or not I had to use their kits to enter the challenge, her answer was "you can most definitely us any papers" but it turns out that I had some left over papers from this months kit and 1 card stock left : )
and I did this layout
for THIS CHALLENGE.
Each DT has a challenge and they each have a prize, I have to admit that those prizes are DELISH but I have come to realize that I no longer feel the need to do a layout for a prize, I am loving how everyday I am finding new ways to be creative and how I am getting all the important things on paper for our girls to look back on when they are grown. Don't get me wrong now................the prize is a bonus but no longer a need.
Hope you had a great weekend, we spent the day at the beach with old friends and had the best time ever and a killer tan. I will post pictures since my mother in laws mom is in town which means 1 thing....LOTS of Filipino delicious food, that right, lumpia, chicken adobo, well you get the point. Have a great rest of the day and as always THANK YOU for your sweet comments.
Saturday, April 25, 2009
The paper is by Prima as well as that beautiful flower which I got at THE PAPER NICHE. I used my Maya Road Bingo stamp and some K&Company stickers to make the frame. Check out her wings, I made them with some sort of ribbon, I colored the paper with some Glitter Mist & markers and then covered they sky with White Ghesso so that I could blend in the colors with Oil Pastel crayons. (I find that the colors blend so much better when you apply Ghesso first) Make sure you go check out SCRAP MOJO. because there is a lot of inspiration over there.
As always THANK YOU for checking out my crazies and for your sweet comments, have a wonderful weekend, the weather here is killer so I am off to get things ready to take the girls to the beach :)
Wednesday, April 22, 2009
The second one is a special on for me, this is the last picture that I have of my Dad, it was taken on 09/16/2006 just 3 months before he lost his battle with cancer and 'till today I wish I would have taken more pictures but on my defense my Dad kept the seriousness of his cancer from me because I was 6 months pregnant with Solimar.
Something old: Old picture that I have been sitting on since 09/2006
Something New: New technique, I used a sewing machine WOWZA!
Something burrowed: Once again I burrowed our 5 year olds heart stamp.
Something blue: I used blue paint around my cloud.
This one was inspired by my girl LA VERNE.'s challenge at BASB.
I have one more layout inspired by Laverne but I have to have my DH blur out some faces because they do not want their kids to be on the net (I aint mad)
Make sure you go and check it out because the prize is a good one : )
Have a wonderful rest of the week, Friday is so close I can smell it!
Sunday, April 19, 2009
Something old: old left over yellow cardstock from Lord knows when
Something new:drawing/doodling (I do NOT draw or doodle, so that 's as good as it gets for the hearts)
Something burrowed:(my daughter's ribbon)
Something blue:I sprayed blue Glimmer Mist
Something old:old Hambly transparency
Something new:new Studio Calico paper
Something burrowed:I used my daughter's bird stamp
Something blue:I inked my letters blue
And this is the third one I did with my April Studio Calico April kit.
It is of of our Angejolie's first day back to scholl last year.
As always, THANK YOU for stopping by and checking out my craziness : )
Have a wonderful week.
Thursday, April 16, 2009
Here I included my dear friend's wedding invitation, people spend so much money getting them done and I could not bring myself to throw it awa so I thought it would be nice to have it on a layout that they can share with their kids one day.
This page of the kids at the beach was done with all the scraps I had left and I went crazy with the Glimer Mist : )
This page was a little challenging because there was a whole lot of exacto knifing but the end result made it all worth it!
Anyone that knows me knows that my new thing is to do at least 1 frame per month, you know... of that 1 picture that you love but can not do a layout with because the background was wak! I figured I will have 1 wall filled with little frames of those special little negleted pictures. In the back of the frame I wrote a note to our girls telling them that Prince Charming does exist...it might take years and many frogs but not to settle for less than they deserve because HE will come one day as did mine.
I am not sure if they have posted their layouts yet but go check out LEAH'S BLOG. (she is the one that put this wonderful kit together and as always RAWKED to heck out of it) and MELISA'S BLOG. because they are some talented ladies. If you guys happen to live in South Florida go check out THE PAPER NICHE. because they have the baddest selection of papers, Prima goodies etc...etc.....
As always, THANK YOU for stoping by and for the lovely messages, have a wonderful day :)
Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Let me warn you that this post has 1 picture too many :D
My mom asked me to make an album for her co-worker, let it be know that I am NOT good at making albums, I don't know if it's the ADD in me or maybe that I am so used to doing BUSY pages but mini albums are not my thing.
The album, papers and stickers are by Little Yellow Bicycle that i got at THE PAPER NICHE.
and with the scraps I did this (can it be called a layout?)
Now for the gazzillion pictures, I noticed while read in blogs that everyone is dressed so nice while dying their eggs and then there is US in bathing suits, I guess that's how we roll in Miami :)
And this is how we ended our wonderful day
Soli was chanelling her inner 80's, her nick name for the rest of the day was "Lady Gaga" google that name and you will see why we chose that name. Once again, THANK YOU for taking the time to check out my craziness and for the kind comments. Have a wonderful week.
Wednesday, April 8, 2009
Go check them out, you will like the challenge and the prize is off the chain, I need to figure out who makes those papers because I SO WANT THEM!!!!!!
Talking about spring break, here are some pictures I took of our girls, gosh! I love living in S. Florida, I do not know what I would do without the beautiful ocean minutes away from our house. Angejolie had had just about enough of me pointing the camera at her and Solimar...well, can you tell she was loving every minute of it?
As always, THANK YOU for checking out my craziness and for leaving sweet comments, they truly make my day. Have a WONDERFUL day!
Monday, April 6, 2009
Thanks for stopping, have a wonderful day.