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Party Time

Oct 2, 2008 Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards

OK once again Post #2 for today! So scroll on down!! I don’t type for my health people!

Well thank you all for wishing Jason a Happy Birthday. I will share his card later this week. Its really cute, I think, and SO Jason.

You would think we are done with birthdays, but we have ONE more, Amber’s party at the Salon is this Saturday. Then I need to get planning for Noah’s party! LOL! Crazy huh?

All this party planning has me in Birthday mode.

When I saw this new set Party Animals from Lizzie Anne I went nuts! I think its just totally adorable.

You can view the set on the LAD Sneak Peek page—> HERE! The sets are being released Saturday Oct 4th on World Card Making Day (WCMD). All the design team members shold be featuring peeks at various times over the next few days. So check out the links on my sidebar.

So here is my first sample

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Hot Dog-its your birthday!

Isn’t this so cute?! I have a hard time with Boyish/Manly cards but think this one is pretty cute!! Even if it does have some bling. Boys like bling don’t they? Who cares, this is cute. I love my layout too.  A sketch I drew up like 2 months ago, and never got to. I took the circles from my SEI ribbon, and it all just fell together. I love when that happens. This is one of those under 10 minutes cards. Since I had my layout, and my colors, it just flowed. The dog was super easy to color, and cut out,but that took the longest. These colors are just so fabulous together don’t you think? I LOVE ribbon. By the responses on my “whats your favorite thing to use” post Im not alone.

Next up we have another ribbon inspired creation

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A little slow……..

Yeah I think I need to make a hundred of these! I have SO MANY PSF’s who I need and want to send stuff to. Before I know it its like 3 months AFTER their birthday! I think I need to make a card organizer with a b-day calendar. OK that idea makes me want to stop typing and get inking!

Anyway, the card. Its a tall and skinny one- like 3 1/2 X 5 1/2

Sorry about the blurry photo. I took like 26 and then gave up. I FINALLY realized Noah got a fingerprint on the lens! DUH! I should have thought of that before. ALL my photos were coming out blurry. Anyway, this is what you get when your 5 year old uses the camera.

So I stamped, colored and cut out my super cute turtle. I love him/her.

The ribbon is another fave-American Crafts. OMG! I would LOVE to work for them 😀 Their stuff is amazing. But I refuse to scrapbook, so that won’t ever happen. I just want all their ribbon-FREE! LOL! What cracks me up is I have an INSANE amount of ribbon, and I somehow never have what I am looking for at the time! Does that happen to you? How can you own HUNDREDS of ribbons, and still need more? Crazy.

Anyway, all the colors are Papertrey Ink (except the olive) Sweet Blush, Berry Sorbet, Lemon Tart, and Aqua Mist. I have to say that the Lemon, Blush and chocolate are my absolute FAVORITES!! I could eat them up Im so in love with them. I stamped my present image in craft white ink on my squares. I use the CTMH Craft white. It is by far the BEST I have ever tried, and that is a whole lot of white inks!

Anyway I liked that card too.

Well I gotta go. Time to workout.

Till tomorrow

Girls gotta love shoes……….

Oct 2, 2008 Author: mytime | Filed under: Home decor/3-D items

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My Favorite Shoebox

Well I don’t love shoes, but I love shoe stamps 😀

OK I know I mentioned this at one time, but I HATE buying shoes! I always have. I think I have like 3 pair. My sneakers (which I desperately need new ones), a pair of black shoes to go with my jean-you know with the high chunky heel. Not that I need to look taller, already being 5’10, but hey the taller you are the thinner you look right? Then I have some black heels-for dressy occasions, and well I have like 6 pairs of flip flops. So I guess I have more than I thought. Do flip flops count? I could live in just those. I love them. When I’m home Im always bare foot. I know strange. My shoe aversion may be because I have big feet. Not so big that they don’t fit my body, but I am relatively tall, so I wear a size 10. Sometimes I can get into a 9!! WAHOO!! My shoe shopping aversion is just for me though! LOL! I buy like 6 pairs each for the kids, per season. (Another discussion I know I had here, given that my husband thinks kids only need like ONE pair for their entire LIFE! God forbid their feet actually GROW)

That being said for some odd reason I totally LOVE the new MFT set Window Shopping. Can also be found here. I mean really love it. Maybe because I wish I could get into the whole shoe fetish thing that most women have, but I just can’t. Don’t get me wrong Im a girly girl all the way, just not a shoe person. Heck I never even carried a handbag until Alexa got sick and I NEEDED stuff. I was never a diaper bag person either. I would carry a nice “bag” that looked nothing like a diaper bag. Now that we rarely need to bring anything with us I am in heaven. Although we do keep a backpack in the car with clothes and other JUST IN CASE items. Alexa falls alot and it always seems to be the ONE tiny spot where there is a puddle from like a rainstorm 3 weeks before! Murphy’s Law you know.

ANYWAY- like everyday I got off topic-I was being inspired by the set, I created my own Shoebox! Its a super cute size that can fit lots of fun stuff, and yes, maybe even a pair of shoes. You may have seen a snippet of this in the MFT news letter.

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Side view from newsletter

I used some delicious Amy Butler Paper, the Sola pack for my base/top. I love using double sided cardstock for gift boxes like these, makes the in and out so appealing.

I had fun coloring it, and think it looks pretty darn good 😀 This is one of those that I will most likely hoard, since I have a hard time sending stuff away. I really should send it off as I have tons to things I need to send some people (all very LATE of course). But, you know me, I must make something just for them.

I just had fun layering the images, and some prettyPrima flowers.

My flower centers are YUMMYbella dots!! Oh how I love those.

The ribbon is by May Arts.

I have much more from this release to share. If you are going to pick up some MFT I am telling you now, that the Stephanie Fizer line is in LIMITED amounts. Oh and I have some SUPER stuff to share with them 😀 so just take my word for it, and get it now! LOL!

OK I have another post to type so Im on the run.

Be right back

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