March 18, 2009

Where does the time go?

Yes, I seem to be asking myself this question a lot lately!! This is my youngest daughter that just turned 12! Wowzer!!! My other daughter just had her 18th birthday, but she didn't stand still long enough for me to get a really good pic of her with her tradtional cake shot!! LOL... the funny thing is with all my children now is that we have to do cake in the evening, when it is dark so we can turn out all the lights and "get" "the full candle effect". Although I must agree it does make for an awesome picture to scrap!! I have a great one of Avery like this too and I can't wait to scrap it... not sure what I am waiting on since I took that pic of him back in September!! Well, just thought I would share a piece of my weekend with you all. Thanks for taking a peek!

March 15, 2009

House Mouse Challenge #28 - One for the men

OK.. I must admit, I kind of did a real quickie here and because I did want to try this out, but my time for the last few weeks consist of doing things either late into the night or somewhat quick. So... this is somewhat quick, a bit simple, BUT I guess a little masculine. I think the key for making cards for men is truly the colors you tend to pick. I went with brown, red and black; "Manly" colors! LOL.. well, I guess. I stamped my tree and really didn't do another thing to it.. lazy? Then I matted it on the red and used my fancy corner punch and then stamped muzzy, colored him with mark-it markers and then cut him out placed him in front of the tree, glued him down added the chipboard frame (colored a roll of dots on that red) and added the mushroom, drew my little lady bug on that and stamped and matted the hello, added my ribbon and called this a quickie manly card!! I really wanted more of the tree trunk to show in the frame, but it did not work out that way, because I cut too much off one side and had to correct it ((ugh)) LOL... oh well... Thanks for taking a peek!