Friday, March 21, 2008

Happy Easter

For all of you who celebrate Easter! :) Happy Easter!

I'm trying to get my Scrapbook Mojo back and what better way then to have a mini crop for Easter! :)

Easter Crop:

Who wants to have some fun this weekend and get some scrapping done! :) I am so ready to have some fun scrappin' this weekend! :)

I am going to list 5 challenges for this weekend.

Challenge 1:

How many of us made some kind of bunny in Elemetary school that had felt ears, googly eyes and a milk carton and some cotton balls. My challenge to you is to use some felt on your layout or set of 4 cards.

Challenge 2:

Oh, all those pictures of eggs, decorating, hiding, inside Easter baskets. The challenge this time is..yep, you guessed it...use eggs/ovals in a layout or a set of four cards! :) You just must use the shape, it does not need to be Easter related, but come on, we have all those pictures you may as well use them!

(this one is left challenge 2 and right is challenge 5. :)

challenge 3:

Spring really has sprung...March 20 was the first day of spring. (really for all you snow encrusted people it really has! :)

My Challenge for you is to use "Spring" in your title somewhere. Even if it is a "spring in your step" kind of layout. Or maybe a slinky layout...who knows, but spring must be in the title somewhere! :)

challenge 4:

Use this sketch from Becky Fleck's PageMaps! :)

Challenge 5

My Last Easter challenge for you is related to that ever famous Easter bunny! Do a page about an animal/animals. It could be a pet, a zoo, or even your kid acting like a monkey! :) Just use animals on your layout somewhere. (animal die cuts to pictures, I really don't care how you use it!) Use animals on your layout or set of 4 cards! :)

Enjoy my little Easter Challenge, post your stuff in the comment box on my blog or set up a file on DS2. So have fun...Oh yea, prizes, durn I forgot about someone maybe wanting a prize! :)

BONUS Challenge! Did you know that Polaroid is no longer making film. After this year they will no longer be making the polaroid instant film. So my challenge is to do a layout using your old or new polaroids! :)

Graduated schedule on the prizes! :)

Do 1 challenge and get put in for a 41 cent rak. (the prize will fit in an envelope and be sent with one stamps)

Do 2 challenges and you get put in for an 82. cent rak! (the prize will fit in a 6 x 9 manilla with 2 stamps! :)

Do 3 challenges and you are going to get a mini book with some assorted emblishments to go with it! :)

Do 4 challenges and Congratulations you got a lot done this weekend! You are also set to win a page done by me! (send me pics and I'll scrap it for you!)

Do 5 challenges and you get put in for a michael's Gift Card worth 10 dollars or a set a the sizzlit back to school 4 die set. (a 19.99 value)

bonus challenge is just for fun and can be combined with the other 5.

All of these challenges are NOT to be combined, only the bonus challenge can be combined with Challenges 1 through 5.

Have fun!
Thanks for playing and if you don't get to play have fun with your family! :)
Hugs and let the Scrapbooking begin!

Friday, March 14, 2008


My newest layout!
It only took me forever to get it done!!! Jeez, but here it is and yes I'm proud of it.
The layout is from Get Sketchy and this is sketch #9. I like it, but I wish there was a place for journaling as part of the sketch.

Here is the Tagged Part! :)
Here are the rules:
Link to your tagger and post these rules on your blog.
Share 7 facts about yourself on your blog, some random, some weird.
Tag 7 people at the end of your post by leaving their names as well as links to their blogs.
Let them know they are tagged by leaving a comment on their blog.
Here are my 7 random/weird facts:1.
1. I met my husband at the Fountain City Music Festival in Columbus Georgia on November 12, 1983. I still have the tiny piece of paper from the program that he wrote his number on.
2. I have a weird little effect with my hands. When I close my right hand in a fist my left hand tries to mimic the same movement. When I write with a pen in my right hand, I have to put my left hand in my lap. I do that because my left hand moves like it is writing, however my handwriting with my left hand is atrocious! :)
3. I love tomatoes in my macaroni and cheese!
4. My son was named by my sister-in-law Karen. ( I miss her every day, she died in 1997)
5. My daughter was born on my childhood best-friend's birthday. January 7!
6. I drowned when I was 4, and had to be resusitated at the beach before I went to the hospital where I stayed for 7 days! I was terrified of the ocean for 25 years afterwards!
7. I lost an adult tooth boogey boarding in Hawaii...I probably should have stayed out of the water! LOL It was soooooooooo much fun until then though! :)
ok I am going to tag no one as I have no one other than these people to tag and Julie already did it. So I'm playing the game in that I answered the questions! :) Kathea, Holly, Marybeth (her blog is new, hopefully this will get her going!), Lis, Tiara and Elaine.
Have a great night ya'll and happy scrappin' I'm going to try to get another layout out of me before bed! :)

Saturday, March 01, 2008

Leap Day

Today is Leap Day! I don't remember the last leap day but I know it happened in 2004 just doing the math! :) This year I have a few pictures of me at school because it was crazy hat day. Do I have pictures uploaded on my computer yet...NOPE! :)

Lots of neat things going on around here. Billy got a JOB with Tybrin Corporation out of Eglin. Yippee and the only one boo hiss in the whole thing. He has to drive an hour to and from work every day. He started work on Monday. His first full week of work and he is wiped out! :) It was funny last Sunday we were hanging out and I would take a picture of Billy and say "your last day of retirement. " The last few months have been really weird but eye opening. We really used to blow a lot of money. Thank you Lord for the lesson, we will be getting out of debt! :)

Ok, scrapbook wise lately, I have been redoing my room. (AGAIN!) LOL Not really an again, just slowly working towards the plan I had from the beginning.
It just takes time and I figure if you own the house you can take all the time you want, right? :)

These are some of the cubes I have been buying a few a time and adding to the room. It makes the room look a lot less cluttered. :) I really like the streamlined look! :) I really hated the plastic iris carts. This room is much too pretty for iris carts!

I hate the stuff poking out of the divided cubes, but I don't think I can ever help that! :) It just means I have to use it up! :) I am trying to do that but don't seem to have much motivation lately. I joined the Month long Cybercrop on DS2 yahoo group and all I managed to get was 67 points! Geez! What is wrong with me lately. I have plenty of pictures to scrap and lots of ideas, just not taking the time to do it. Of course, I have been spending a lot of time with Billy in the evenings and I have been going to bed really early! :) I'm still trying to get myself well, I still have this lingering coughing and sniffling thing! UGH!!! Branch does too. It might be time to go back to the Doctor and say, hey this is not virus...after a month it is not a VIRUS! :(
Hopefully soon I will get my mojo back! :)
Now here is a deeper look of a very sick mind!! :)
What are inside these drawers you ask? Some of the things in there are dies and other stuff..just lots and lots of stuff! :)

I really think I might have a problem with collecting chipboard and dies. Nah!!!
I have even changed these pictures since I took them! I have added a 30 tier paper rack like you see in a scrapbook store to hold all the paper that is in the wire rack on top of the cubes. :) I really like being able to see my paper easier than in the cropper hopper paper holders. I have been putting my big scrap pads on all the tiers and that helps! :)
I am going to go to bed now as I am rambling now! good night!