Archive for August 5th, 2008

Its My Party Pocket-GIVEAWAY!!!

Aug 5, 2008 Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards, Home decor/3-D items

NOTE: This is post #2 for today. Scroll down so you don’t miss the Pink Cat Studio peeks! 

Well it’s that time again!

Storage Units, Ink & More is sponsoring another give away here! Thanks Denise!!

So who wants to win the super cute: Its My Party set?


I love this set.

I made this little oragami pocket party pouch. I will stick Amber’s lipgloss or something in there. Im testing out party favor ideas too. This is a super easy one.

Don’t you think she looks so cute?

If you want to have a chance to win this set-Leave me a comment here, telling me what YOUR best birthday gift was, or anything to do with birthdays, that you would like to share.. Oh, and a hello would be great too!

My best party was probably my 10th birthday. My grandmother and mother took me on a shopping spree at the mall. I felt all grown up. Then we got lunch and everything. I skipped school and we made a day of it. I loved it.

On my 18th birthday I got a car for my birthday. My ex-husband bought me a light blue Geo Storm. It was a standard, and I didn’t know HOW to drive a standard. It was like getting a plastic birthday cake!  I learned quick by practicing back and forth in front of my house (which was on a huge HILL!!!). I didn’t get my license till I was 18 because I was so afraid to drive! LOL! But, getting a car gave me that push. I still think you should be 18 to drive! (I say that before I hit teen years and being a personal taxi right?!)

Then there was my cabbage patch party when I was 7 or 8. They were the big thing, and mom made me my Cabbage Patch Kid cake (she always made our cake every year!). Whatever the theme was. It was so cool. All my friends were over. It was great. We always had some sort of home party.  I remember getting the Michael Jackson THRILLER record album! LOL! OMG! Do you remember that. I bet it would be worth money! MOM! Where is that album anyway?! That was long before he got weird.

My mom worked hard to make our day special, and I think that is why birthdays are so important to me, when planning for my kids. I want them to feel special and remember each year. I even took cake decorating classes to learn to make great birthday cakes. You know I have bought every single one since!! LOL!

Here are a couple I made over the years PRE cake decorating classes

alexas-cake.jpg Crayon Box

Idea came from Parents magazine-what a nightmare to make!

Then there was Noah’s 2nd birthday I made a fire truck cake

Front view-


Side view-


Those are just a few of the disasters I have created! LOL! No more! Store bought is a good thing.

Amber turns 4 next week on the 13th! I cannot believe my BABY is going to be 4. She is very OLD for her age. I think our life situation, and the fact she is the 3rd child, made her grow up so fast. But I want to freeze each child right where they are right now!!! They are perfect ages. I can’t believe Alexa is going to be 9!!!!!!!!!! I don’t feel old enough to have a 9 year old.

Oh boy-so here is what Amber asked for, for her birthday.

Her birthday wishes are (in her words)

A Pretty Pink Princess doll that looks like me (she saw the American Girl doll) I wanted to get her a My Twinn doll (ever heard of them?). I read some bad reviews so who knows what Ill do. A lot of $$ to be disappointed.

A mermaid doll that swims in the water (Oh lord where am I going to find one of those?)

Nail-polish that sparkles, and lots of pretty makeup.

Pretty rings and bracelets, oh and a new pocketbook.

Dora doll

A Princess wand.

I think that was it. I don’t remember the rest. Too funny she is. She wants DORA again!! She has loved her for 3 years in a row. She will have her party when she goes back to school, but on her day we may go to Canobie Lake OR a Mommy & me spa day. But since she will have a Spa party I think that would be overkill. We will let her decide I guess.

OK I gotta run. Good LUCK!!! And the drawing will end Thurday noon EST time.

Pink Cat Peeks :D

Aug 5, 2008 Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards

Good morning everyone! Hope you are having a good start to the week.

My brain has been just SPINNING! Like losing sleep kind of spinning. My brain wants to go, but my body says “Oh no you don’t!” LOL! It’s a gloomy, rainy day here. We have gotten so much rain this summer. Seems like the kids like to fight more when it rains. Maybe it just feels that way.

Anyway, I don’t have much to blabber on about because I have been so wrapped up in preparing for releases, and my classes, that I do not have much else to talk about, and I can’t talk about most of it YET! LOL! Just expect some fun and great things coming you way 😀 PROMISE!

So come back in a little while!

I DO have blog candy today! But that will be another post, and my camera died as I went to get my photo off the computer :C. That always happens! We need another back up battery because its ridiculous!

I hope these cards cheer you up today, or inspire you to create something!

First I will share another with Limitless Limbs (NOTE: these sets are available tomorrow at Pink Cat Studio)

limitless-limbs-4-seasons.jpg 4 Seasons

This size card is 6 X 4 1/4

I LOVED this card. This uses all different elements from Limitless Limbs.

See the first tree is winter, and even the branches are the shorter style. I used various color snowflakes.

Then there is spring! You see little buds on the trees, and two bluebirds falling in love 😀 Not many leaves, yet.

Then there is summer! Leaves and flowers, all in bloom. Branches are more flourished.

Now we have fall. Various color leaves, one little bluebird left, ready to fly away for winter.

These trees really come together pretty quick. You will be so shocked when you see the elements in the set-over 50!!!!

Isn’t it so cute. I swear it would be the cutest thing framed!

Now we move onto another accessories sample-

catching-butterflies-choice.jpg Cheery Day

You know when I saw that there was a butterfly net, and some butterflies in the accessories set, that I HAD to use them! I just love it. Oh and that cat? Isn’t she so Strawberry Shortcake’s cat?! That was my inspiration. Who doesn’t love a pink cat? (pun intended! LOL! Get it Pink Cat Studio? OK I’m lame, but I thought it was funny.)

I thought this card was so bright and CHEERY!! PS the scallop are even on the layer-it just looks funny at the angle I got the photo-sorry.

I recently sent this to a little girl named Avalon. She has a brain tumor and is undergoing her 3rd brain surgery. I don’t know her, but when I heard about her, the least I could do is send her a card. I think this would make her smile. Lily is just so cute, how can you not. I want to send her a little care package, but hoped the card arrived before her next surgery.

It feels good to send cards to people when they need a little pick up. I encourage you to send out that box of cards, doing nothing in your basement, or wherever it may be. I know I do that every few months. Feels so good!

OK I am going to get the kids breakfast and whatnot, but will be back with blog candy.

Also have you seen the MFT peeks?! I have some more to share, but they aren’t done the editing process yet!

Be right back-

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