Archive for January 6th, 2008

Release PARTY!!! Tonight

Jan 6, 2008 Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards, Uncategorized

My heart is really a flutter, with the New! Lizzie Anne Release.

Have you seen all the must haves?

I think I am the only designer who doesn’t have her sets :C YET.

So, you know my mailman JOE (yes we are on a first name basis, yes the PO knows my voice, and yes they call me now when I have a package there to give me the option of an early pick-up!) is getting stalked tomorrow-for SURE! Its nice living in a small town.

I was able to order ALL of them! Except I missed the Far East one. No idea HOW I didn’t order it, but I didn’t-YET. I love the lantern in the set-way cute.

So tonight the party starts at 10pm EST. YEAH! There will be games and prizes too 😀

In honor here is a sample I made using Heart to Heart (heart with wings) and L’Amour (swirly hearts/sentiment). Not made with a NEW set, but still a great one.

Masculine Hearts A Flutter

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This may just be Jason’s V-day card. Is it NOT fabulously manly-yet with that touch of LOVE 😀

I embossed both the heart, and the swirl with white EP. I didn’t dust away the trails of excess powder, cause it added to the look I felt. I colored the little hearts with my Fantastixand versamagic dew drops in Aegean blue. The wings were gently colored with a white crayon pencil thingy, on thetured cardstock-for that soft look.

My favorite Dreaming of Dots will be revealed later as well! I LOVE that set. You will see…….it’s such a LAUREN set 😀

OK thanks for looking.

Till tomorrow. Enjoy the release.


Jan 6, 2008 Author: mytime | Filed under: Uncategorized

While blog hopping-(something I RARELY get to do), I found this idea on Julie’s Blog. It is to find your word, to describe what you want in 2008!

It originated at Ali Edwards blog, from what I understand. Its like follow the link, to the link, to the link! LOL!

My word is ACHIEVE!

If you know me this is not shocking. I think its what I want for 2008. To me it has many meanings. I think it best describes what I want in life as whole.

Here is the dictionary version

A verb
achieve, accomplish, attain, reach
  to gain with effort; “she achieved her goal despite setbacks

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v. a·chieved, a·chiev·ing, a·chieves

1. To perform or carry out with success; accomplish. See Synonyms at perform.

2. To attain with effort or despite difficulty. See Synonyms at reach.


To accomplish something successfully; perform at a standard or above standard level: skills needed to achieve in school.

I also love this word because it says- despite difficulty, and above standard level.

I think it’s important to continue to better your best. I don’t mean that in a competitive way. I don’t feel I need to “compete” or compare. I am who I am, and am only interested in beating out myself. To continue to strive to become the best LAUREN I can be.

I believe in hard work, bumps in the road, and pushing past obstacles. That is what gives us strength, character , confidence and accomplishment.

I have many goals for 2008- for my family, personal health, my children, and career.

So if you could only use ONE-What is YOUR word?

Ill be back tomorrow to share a MFT Sneak Peek!

Got Snow?

Jan 6, 2008 Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards


I know we do! It is up to the sill of my stamp room window. So at minimum 2 feet.

Gotta love New England. I really don’t know if I could live someplace without 4 seasons.

Unless that place happened to be Hawaii! I’m sure I could “adjust”. When Jason and I went there for our Honeymoon it was pure HEAVEN on EARTH.

I made this card the other day. After a big storm. When I saw Daisyboardabella I knew I HAD to have her! I saw Gina K posted that these snowflakes were at Target. So I had to get me some 😀 They SO made this card.

My colors were picked up from my SEI Ally’s Wonderland. You know I LOVE my Copic’s.

I used my Scor-Pal to create the border on my Bella!

I did get some ROCKIN stuff on my shopping venture. Some I cannot share cause I was finishing up my Secret Friendship stuff. Don’t worry I will share as the week goes on.  I NEED to get those OUT!

I am contemplating the Crafty Secrets Coffee & Tea set.  Any opinions on weather I should buy it?

Im stressing about the $30 for UNMOUNTED. I have had my eye on it for quite some time. I am by NO means vintagey-but this set is cutesy and I LOVE it.

Anyone have it and want to sell it? Or trade for THIS set-I have it brand new!! Cute, it’s just not LAUREN.

OK off topic-

So my card-the reason I made it…………………..

Make a Wish gave us a FULL day of ski/snowboard/snowtubing passes with rentals included! So, when we go, I will bring this as a Thank You! Its so nice of these places to donate things like that for families with sick kids. Means alot, and gives them something to look forward to. I want them to know HOW appreciated it really is.

Speaking of giving back, and Make A Wish-YES AGAIN!! I was informed by Lori of a post HERE on SCS. Thanks Lori. You can read the details there. If you can help-fabulous! I’m sure we all have un-used stuff we could pass on.

Another thing I am doing (YEAH!!!), is helping with Gina K’s new stamp set for a cause called- How Sweet It Is!

 Seven dollars of every set sold will be divided equally between the American Diabetes Association and the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.

How cool is that? You must read Gina’s personal story too. Very touching.

I JUST got my set yesterday, and will bust my butt to get some super-cute, enabling samples just for you to NEED the set. C’mon peep’s! Its rubbah and it supports a cause. HOW can you NOT love that?

Gina ROCKS!!! I also ordered her new sets. How cute are they??

Let me know if you get “in” on the new Gina K.

I’d also LOVE to hear what you think of the New! Lizzie Anne stuff. I am STALKING my mailman Monday! My box better be here 😀

I am so dying to play with their new stuff.

Oh, and wait till you see the new MFT!! MORE Cute stuff. Only 3 New! Releases this month though.

Oh is it not just ALL amazing? Where does everyone keep coming up with this stuff? SERIOUSLY!

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