Archive for April 21st, 2009


Apr 21, 2009 Author: mytime | Filed under: About Me

I *almost* did an actual cartwheel today!

Mr Brown came with a MYSTERIOUS package, addressed to my husband-that required someone to sign for it!

I called him up to let him know he had a special delivery. He said I could open it-and it was MY CAMERA!!! I am so beyond happy to get that.

The Nikon D40 I have been wanting for like ever!

 My birthday is May 3rd-so he gave it to me early so I can find time (yeah OK-time! What is that?!) to work it before my birthday, and for my next template release! That way you all get the very best photos 😀

I just had to share!

Now-if you have any tips for using it-I would LOVE YOU FOREVER! Im so technically challenged and the book is like 130 pages long!

HELLO! Blond here! Good luck to me

Amber is super cute and very photogenic. Parents magazine is having a modeling contest and Im totally entering her! So I want to get some good photos 😀

This was Christmas


This was the other day -before Dance Recital photos. She looks SOOOOO cute in her costume.


I definitely need a close up-but wanted to share these ones for now.She has the prettiest eyes. I know Im biased 😀 But seriously?! I know I sound crazy!  Ill let you know how it goes. Im obviously NOT entering these ones, but am excited to see what I can get with my new camera!!!

Wish me luck!

Lilly At the Beach Peek #1

Apr 21, 2009 Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards, Pink Cat Studio

JEEPERS! Its been QUIET! Where is everyone? Are you getting my email updates? I got some emails with people saying they have not gotten them in over a week!

Maybe Im just not that interesting this week?! LOL! I don’t blame you! (:D) I can really babble on, and yesterday I had tons of posts! YIKES! Did I scare you? Anywho…..lets talk about todays eye candy.

I’m so lucky to be part of a team that gives me such wonderful images to work with!! 

You simply CANNOT go wrong with Pink Cat Studio Lily and Billy sets!

This month is NO exception 😀 Today we are all peeking Lily at the Beach! She is super cool and ready for summer!!

She is being released on April 23rd!

Fun Friends


HOLY SMOKES do I love this image! WOW!

It was so fun to color! The turtle is beyond adorable-beyond! ANotehr image I totally love-turtles. I just love turtle “cartoon” images. I don’t think turtles in real life are that cute!!! Although when we went to Hawaii it was very cool!!!!!!!!!! I LOVED the turtles-even swam next to some. I got scared to death when one swam into me while I was snorkeling, that I gashed my knee on a coral reef, and still have a huge scar. I was then terrified that a shark would detect the blood and eat me alive! Yes, surprisingly I can be a little dramatic (and I wonder where the kids get it from :D).

I wanted BRIGHT and CHEERY!! I love the colors and pop this has.

I had fun layering this. Would make a great sketch too 😀 I had no idea which sentiment to use, so I left it blank.


Speaking of POP

I cut Lily’s head, and the turtle head for a 3D POP! I then re-popped the flower on her hat for a bit more WOW! LOVE it.

The flowers were great for texture and matched the entire ensemble, I think.

Fun in the sun


I was inspired by my Sketch 31 for this creation, but fear I was way off on the challenge! LOL! Oh well it was a start right?

I wanted her in summery colors-so I was thinking sun, sand and water!


I airbrushed the sky, and sand. I made the sand even more so “sandy” with various DOTS of my marker.

 I pierced free-hand my clouds in the sky. I thought it was cute 😀 How can ANY Lily card not be right?! Added a subtle detail, that I liked.

OK that is all for today-more to come tomorrow!

In the meantime check out the PCS Blog…HERE and the Design Team peeks

  • Becky Carafa
  • Janna Hull
  • Jodi Ann Lee
  • Lise
  • Maria Bell
  • Mariska van der Veer
  • Melissa & Pink Cat Studio
  • Nikki Fairbairn
  • Sarah Anderson
  • Vicki Garret
  • Also check out Tori-our Guest designer this month!
  • I’d LOVE to hear your favorite thing about summer if you get a chance! Im so ready for that time of year 😀

    I love not having to bundle up the 3 kids to go places, and playing at the lake with the kids. I REALLY love trips to the beach but its too cold for the kids to enjoy the water.

    Till tomorrow!

    My Etsy

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