Look at this smile…

May 1, 2007

my niece Made­lyn LOVES this mechan­i­cal horse out­side of La Hacien­da here in Frisco. I have start­ed to work on some Maya Road projects for CHA‑S and some Art Ware­house lay­outs using the new Fresh line.

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I LOVE kids aRt…

Apr 27, 2007

espe­cial­ly my own kids so you will just have to hang in there with me as I show some of what my girls have cre­at­ed. I feel she has a true tal­ent and this is my favorite art piece she has ever cre­at­ed.

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Busy, busy, busy

Mar 22, 2007

I fin­ished two lay­outs for Scrap­Gal, three lay­outs, an altered box and a make-n-take for Cocoa Daisy and will work on chal­lenge lay­out for Scrap­Gal that is due Mon­day. Today Jane Guthrie from Scrap­book­ing and Beyond e‑mailed me want­i­ng 6 of my lay­outs and gave me 2 assign­ments.

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Dec 19, 2006

I had to share with you the card Ans­ley gave me last night. Talk about mak­ing all the stress worth it while I have been get­ting ready for Christ­mas. As I was read­ing this card it brought tears to my eyes.

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Give a kid a camera…

Dec 4, 2006

I have so much fun look­ing at what pho­tos my daugh­ter Ans­ley (12 yrs. Next, will be my PaperDil­lies prod­ucts once that gets start­ed in Jan. I have a few projects and Chal­lenges I need to work on and try to fin­ish today for Maya Road.

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a little bit of everything…

Dec 2, 2006

just clean­ing the house. Once I get the house cleaned I’m lock­ing myself in my scrap­room. I have some assign­ments due for Maya Road and want to get a head start so when my Jan. kit for Cocoa Daisy comes next week I will be ready to play.

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Ho Ho Ho I love my Santa

Dec 1, 2006

I know you are prob­a­bly get­ting tired of see­ing my Dad in his San­ta suit but I just love this pho­to. If you want to see some ADORABLE tree orna­ments you have got to go to Notes from the Jour­ney all the design team mem­bers cre­at­ed tree orna­ments using Maya Road prod­ucts.

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Catching Up “LONG”…

Nov 25, 2006

I will post the Brine recipe at a lat­er date in case some of you cook turkey for Christ­mas and want to give this a try. My BIL Dou­glas and Ans­ley had a cute lit­tle duet going on the piano.

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Trial Run…

Nov 22, 2006

What a nice vis­it Ans­ley and I had with my par­ents. While we were down, Ans­ley made her first pump­kin pie. On our next vis­it Mom is going to teach her to make a cus­tard pie.

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It is always nice…

Nov 15, 2006

Ans­ley is so excit­ed that I was cho­sen to be one of the newest mem­bers of the 2007 Maya Road Design Team. Thanks Stacey, I can’t wait to start a project. Off to cre­ate a project for my Mom. It is such a fun and easy lit­tle project to make.

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Holiday Recipe Box

Nov 13, 2006

Sup­plies need­ed: a wood­en box (found mine at Michael’s), sand­ing block (Michael’s), Glue, pat­tern paper (two dif­fer­ent pat­terns), red paint, sil­ver book­plate, brads (red), mini clip (white), rib­bon (green and white), card­stock (red, green and white), quotes (I used Flair Designs Christ­mas Quotes), Flu­id Chalk Ink (Chest­nut Roan) by ClearSnap, Dymo label mak­er and some index cards.

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UR in bloom

Oct 18, 2006

I cre­at­ed this mini album for my daugh­ter Ans­ley. I used all Junkitz paperz, but­tonz and rib­bonz. I put stick­les (Star Dust) on top of them to add just a bit of sparkle. I think it was a per­fect accent.

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UR my Superstar

Aug 12, 2006

Lots of Hei­di Swapp used here pho­to cor­ners, mask, fuzzy rub ons, ghost and chip­board let­ters, MM paints, Scenic Route papers, but­tons, rib­bon and rhine­stones. Remem­ber I love you and every­thing you are cause Ans­ley you are my super­star.

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