Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Projects I got, photos I've Not LOL

Ok, so I have been working on lots of projects, but right now I am in gift and DT tryout mode and so I've not been posting bloggy photos as of yet. Fear not photos are on the way. I'll try to get at least a teaser shot up this afternoon. Would that be fun??? Do ya'll have big plans this weekend. It's my last holiday of the year to work (ok, last one scheduled at this point provided everyone who works there still works there or has been replaced by new people as more holidays come up LOL). T works as well and so she and I have decided to have a happy scrappy 4th since the shifts will only be 1 hour or so twice a day... we can eat good food, go swimming at her neighbors and even get our scrap on. I plan on taking Kayla with me to play with her girls so I don't have to worry about her being home alone with the cats (she misses me you know). We are about to celebrate having Starbuck for one whole year...I can't believe she's only been here a year (LOL). She's going bonkers for a toy that has a jingle bell on it right now (she loves LOUD toys) and if I don't "play" with her as often as she likes, she goes over and eats my scrapbook paper that is laying out. Don't worry, I know she does this for attention and
1. She is NOT eating enough of it to hurt herself...she is really just chewing the end a bit.
2. She only does this when she wants attention. If I'm not home, she doesn't touch the stuff over there.

Oh how I love her!

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Scrappy bib necklace!

So let me apologize first for not slipping on a top that goes better with the necklace, but I couldn't WAIT to post something cute for you all. Last week was just terrible in that my car was broken down and then our home a/c quit and I just couldn't pull myself together to do anything in the heat.
Well that's over and things are looking back to normal. Sorry thie pic is a little blurry but I couldn't find my camera in a hurry ( I think it's over on the shelf, but I was in a hurry) LOL! Anyway I made this with my cricut, gypsy wanderings (shadow of the flower cut at 1.5, 2 and 3), some clear buttons, some white buttons and some orange and teal thread. (oh yes and some stickyback canvas, October afternoon paper and some chain from Michaels and Making Memories Jumprings, random eyelets and a cropadile big bite.)
The only sewing I did here was stitching on the buttons. I used the transfer technique and inspiration from Claudine Hellmuth herself, click here for her video!
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Monday, June 14, 2010

FYI...what's been going on. (ranting is involved, sorry)

Lots of exciting (no all good) been happening lately but the long and short of it is:

C***ast turned off my internet on June 5 because someone was hijacking my cable...
but couldn't let me know that until someone physically came to my home and looked at my box, then I found out that even though I have called and requested to receive internet only (no cable) that I still have cable coming to my home.

I thought I would croak not being able to have internet in my home from Saturday until Tuesday.

The C***ast tech that came to fix our problem came and hour earlier than our appt time (not all bad, see!).

My "service engine soon" light came on Wednesday right before I got to work (as my car started shaking).

I put my car in the shop THAT MORNING at 8am...when the place opened and asked if I could pick it up at 10am (I have a 10-2 break in shifts at work), was told no problem (my car was ready to pick up at 5:30pm.

Went scrapping with Mary E and T on Saturday and... my car died. (It's still not fixed but we have it narrowed down to two expensive options).

I did get some creative stuff done but ya'll it is HOT and I just haven't been up to shooting pics to post. I will do that this week. I feel so guilty for last week, but I also feel like it's not over being last week yet.

On an even happier note I went to church with a new friend AC and had a GREAT time on Sunday. I even went to lunch with her, her dh and her fam. They treated me like I had been there forever practically and I loved it.

Thanks for dropping by and I'll make it scrappier next time. Hugs to ya'll and I hope your day was great.

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Sympathy...looks good to me!

Ok, so this card was not made for work (if you remember from previous posts, I had done several sympathy cards for work...) but someone I worked for asked if I could make a sympathy card for them. I think it turned out really nice. The damask is a Heidi Swapp sticker (found a roll of them at Tuesday Morning for only two dollars! I bet there's a hundred of them on there.) The background of the sentiment is made with my Unity Stamps (as is the sentiment). TFL!
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Thank you...Alterations!

Have I mentioned that I love my Tim Holtz Alterations Dies? Well, I really do! I have this one and two of the edge dies and they are SUPER! I am also loving this wood "paper" from Creative imaginations.
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Tuesday, June 1, 2010

First Gypsy Cuts!!

Ok, so I have "used" a Gypsy before, but this is mine! I got the G for my birthday and loaded my carts onto it. I have updated it myself (that means you can use it too LOL) and look, I have learned to weld! The two fonts are from Gypsy Font and Plantin Schoolbook. Made this for Pink Stamper's Challenge...wish me luck!
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