Friday, April 23, 2010

Where have I been???

Well, I can't believe how long since my last post! I feel like such a bad blogger! I have been super busy. I have been planning and creating for the classes I will be teaching - secret stuff for now. So I haven't been able to share that with you...yet. It is my first time teaching a scrap class and it is challenging to make sure the project rocks, is within the price point, able to be completed within the time slot and did I mention it needs to ROCK! I am trying really hard to maximize my materials so people get the most for their money and walk away with something spectacular. This requires a balance of online and LSS shopping. Anyway, that's whats been eating up my scrap time.

As for the other time sucks in my life right now - job search, substitute teaching on my day off, work is picking up (finally!), tv and my hubby!

My current tv obsessions are as follows:

~Glee - OMG I love this show!

~LOST - final season is supposed to be answering questions and I have more than ever! So frustrating and addicting! Love it!

~The Mentalist - Patrick Jane is just so sexy to me - don't ask me why, it is mystery to me too! - just is. My hubby loves making fun of how I get a smile every time it comes on.

~Greys and Private Practice - I m really loving the story lines this season for both shows. So glad Izzy is gone!!! YAY!

Anyway, I am so sorry I have been MIA lately! I will try to do better with the posting. I usually don't like to post without a video but with time flying - it is a necessary evil! Don't give up on me! I am still here.

UPDATE: I am still doing the grungeboard series - I am waiting patiently for the new Tim Holtz texture fades. Once I have them in hand, we will begin! I have been planning that too and you will LOVE it! Trust me!!! Thank you all for being patient!!!

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Anniversary project!

I have to credit Bona @ livelovescrap ( for this idea. She showed these little boxes and minis on her blog the other day. Once I saw that I owned the die needed to make them I was on board and inspired.

I chose to make one for my hubby for our anniversary instead of a card. I thought this would be a bit more fun! The pages are made with the inside piece from the Hearts & Swirls frame die from Sizzix. I painted the wooden box ($1 from Michaels) with black paint and added the heart and swirls cut from the the die. I embossed them with silver embossing powder. The paper line I used was the Teen Angst paper pad from We are memory keepers. I love this paper for boy themed projects. I had so much fun playing with it. I love how it turned out and can't wait to give it to him.

Thank you Bona! You rock!

Friday, April 2, 2010

Hoppy Easter!

Here is an adorable project I made to give as treats for Easter. I had 6 to make and wanted something quick and easy. I think these came out so cute! I hope you like it!

Thursday, April 1, 2010

My News & The Invitation update!!! news! I am going to be teaching scrapbook classes at my local scrapbook store, Scrapbook Island in Derry, NH!!!! I am so excited! I get to share what I love while working on my teaching skills. How perfect is that! My first class is called Technique Tags on Monday, May 24 from 6:30 - 8:30pm. My second class is called the Decorative Door Mini Album on June 28 from 6:30-8:30. If you are local...Come join us for the FUN!!!

Second, I have the update on the invitations. The construction session went great! My sister-in-law and her sisters worked hard and had fun. A success! They loved the outcome which made me very happy. I have a super quick video showing the final product. The help and suggestions I received on Youtube and here on my blog were awesome! Thank you all so much. I hope you like it.

Thanks for watching!