Thursday, July 25, 2013

Scrappy Moms Stamps Peeks!

Where has the week gone?  Mine started with me throwing my back out...awesome.  The best part is that I did it while getting Gavin out of his car seat...really?  How unathletic is that?  I had parts of my cards all ready to go for about two weeks, but things keep getting in the way of me and my craft desk.  To help make up for it - I have two projects to share today and one more that I'll be sharing tomorrow.  

Here's one thing that has been taking me away from the craft room:
And no...I'm not making a ton of ice.  I WAS making baby food for Gavin, so I had ALL of my ice cube trays out.
That is my old kitchen on the left and our new temporary kitchen to the left.  It used to be the dining room...now it's the dining room/kitchen.  I'm so incredibly excited to be saying goodbye to the old kitchen that I'm totally ok with dealing with the mess and everything else.  Although, we're only two weeks in...you may want to check back with me in a few weeks. 
The cabinets went in on Monday and they will start working on a bead board ceiling and new floors next week.  Whew!  I cannot even believe it.

Moving on to my projects...

I love this bear paired with the "Bless your heart" sentiment from the new Lean on Me stamp set from Scrappy Moms.  I used my white gel pen to add the pops of white to the bear.  I then used my black gel pen to go over some of the lines that were a bit blurred by the white.  
I know...ANOTHER stamped image.  It's just so much easier right now to work with my Copics than my Cameo.  These little people that live here too require a lot of attention.  
Here's another close up of the super sweet image.  I thought it paired perfectly with the sentiment.  It also reminds me a bit of The Paperbag Princess.  (Just a bit...but it is one of my favorite picture books. If you have a SUPER princess-y little girl - it is a nice counterpoint to some of the Disney princess stories.  Not that those aren't super popular in my house...because they totally are.)

See you back here tomorrow with another project and some thoughts about blogging in general.

Saturday, July 20, 2013

New Scrappy Moms Stamps (and a new die set)

Happy Saturday!  I hope you have had a good week...it's been super busy around here.  Scrappy Moms Stamps just released a brand new stamp set AND a super cute die.  


Make sure to check back all week for lots more peeks!  

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Scrappy Moms Terrific Tuesday Challenge!

Happy Tuesday!  A brand new Scrappy Moms Stamps Terrific Tuesday Challenge starts today!  The theme is Red, White and Blue!  It's really easy to play along - just make a *new* project incorporating red, white and blue, then link it to the Scrappy Moms blog, HERE!  I hope you'll play along with us!  My sentiment is from the Scrappy Moms Stamps set - Fun Celebrations.
This little cutie is from Whimsie Doodles.  She's a freebie and you can find her HERE!  I randomly came across these super cute digital stamps and they remind me of my Emily and Adam books that I read when I was little.  Just a note...as with ANY digital freebie - IF you use one it's ALWAYS nice to link back to the artist's website if you are posting on your blog.  I'm just saying...
Nicole also decided to get in on the fun this week and she colored and fussy cut her very own.  She used watercolor pencils and glitter glue.  :)

I also was planning on posting this one yesterday in celebration of Canada Day...but you know.  Stuff happens.  She is another freebie from Whimsie Doodles.  This cute sentiment is from Scrappy Moms Proudly Canadian set.  

A few things...
I forgot to post about the fact that Google got rid of Google Reader.  I recently started using BlogLovin to sort through the blogs that I read and I LOVE it!  I especially like their iPhone app.  Since I am not on my computer as much as I used to be - it makes it really easy to catch up on my favorite blogs.  LOVE it!
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I PROMISE I am still going to post a craft room tour.  I had planned to get it finished over the weekend, but someone in our house is teething and is EXTREMELY disgruntled by the whole experience.  

Also...tomorrow is going to be a stressful day in our house.  Gavin is undergoing a test at his endocrinologist's office.  IF everything goes smoothly and he passes, it will mean that his endocrinologist will sign off and release him.  We will be DONE with his endocrinologist FOREVER!  If not...it will still be ok, he will just have to undergo another test in 6 months or so.  So...any prayers or happy thoughts will be greatly appreciated.