Sunday, October 31, 2010
Saturday, October 30, 2010
Sometimes Zoey Lou jumps up and comforts me when I am sitting by my mom. Zoey Lou knows something is wrong, She is never allowed in Grannys place! But she knows something is up and she knows her mommy needs her.
This tender moment unfolded and while my mom does not look the prettiest, I can feel the emotion.
Friday, October 29, 2010
Thursday, October 28, 2010
So I will keep holding on to every minute, every smile, every I love you. Lindy, Lisa and I are my mother and fathers constant companions. They are going to be sick of us soon. lol. My cousin Barry who I have not seen in 20 years was here today along with my parents pastor and their grandson Chris. My mothers brother is coming tomorrow. I have a lot of guilt as I have really abandoned the office and Tommy. But I just can't be there when my mom needs me these last few days. I can't, I have to hold on....
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Saturday, October 23, 2010
I put together a Everyday life, the first year baby book for my friend Debbie's son's baby shower today. I didnt have a lot of time this week so it went together in a total of about 3 hours, which for me is a short time. I am loving grey this year just love it and am drawn to it wear ever I am.
This album was inspired by Janet Hopkins Baby Milestone binder book. I saw it on Ali Edwards blog. It utilizes the house of 3 Babies first year printable kit and My Minds Eye Andrea Victoria Line, which also available for Designer Digitals.
If you look closely I tried Janets technique of using a medium and then stamping into the medium which leaves a texture. Mine was with matte not glossy medium and discolored a little but still cool, (difficult to photograph thou)
This is the first time I used a printable kit, which are pdfs that you print off and use. I printed most of the journaling cards, but resized them first. Really liked it. House of 3 has tons of printable kits which work for those who do not know how to use photoshop.
I also like how the book photographed againest my tiffany blue walls and dove grey counters.
I printed the frames on transparancies and put them on on the back of the journaling card leaving the top open so a picture could be slipped in.
This rose I made frame lace that I cut from a big piece of flat fold lace. I folded it and fathered the edge (yes suzanne i sewed again, thanks to you and your inspiration :) ) I twirled it around and glued to a piece of felt and added a brad, button and jewel. I was happy with it for my first time around.
Again I so love the grey, white, black and gold.
Can't have a book without bling!!!!!
I love love love love love love ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ DAMASK.
I also cut up a rub on, which I never would have thought to do until I took Jenni Bowlin's class in Mykonos, Greece. Honestly I used to hate rub ons, but now I love them.
I printed sweet memories on a tag and adhered with a brad and Heidi Swapp ghost clock.
I made the cute little grey polka dot pocket with a brush stamp from House of 3 so they could put little bits and pieces in it from the shower.
See another little sprinkle of Damask, cause I LOVE IT. I make little circles all the time and print them out and use a punch to punch them out. I have all sizes of circle and scalloped punches.
I used some old vintage buttons for the last page on top of couple of paper pieces. The base of the book was a Michaels 1.00 book in the bin by the door.Theh original book from Janet Hopkins was an old book and she used a binder mechinism. I cannot find them at all except in BULK and I cannot use 1000 binder mechinims. Ugh. Someday I will tackle it one day.
Now I had to finish this book in a hurry this am as the shower was today. I couldn't do it without my yummy pumpkin spice latte. ( my favorite )
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Everyone knows I am a Gleek but this past week, the duet of Happys Days are here again just blew me away and made me feel, really feel that Happy Days are Here Again. So Enjoy and feel HAPPY!!! (ps if you double click on the video, it will pull up in utube and play faster)
Sunday, October 17, 2010
Thursday, October 14, 2010
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Monday, October 11, 2010
This is the largest pumpkin in the patch and it cost me 10 dollars. This is the first and last time I head out to Murray Family Farms. To get on the hayride to pick your own stuff is 10.00 and you get one pumpkin and no time to pick any other fruit. So no apples or pears for me. I was really upset. I still took picks of course. Had to make the best of it and Rachel is always a good sport.
Isn't she a cutie!!!!