Just have to show you…

Apr 2, 2010

So this evening Alan and I found out my book “Delight In The Details” was in stock at Barnes & Noble at Stonebriar Mall here in Frisco. Yes we raced over to see it and noticed they only had one left on the shelf. So far the only other place I have been able to see my book in person is The Crafty Scrapper in Waxahachie, Texas. I must say it does feel strange walking in and seeing it sitting on a shelf. Although it is a good strange and certainly makes me smile. Remember, I have this RAK giveaway going on. If you want to participate send me a photo of my book in a store near you… you do not have to be in the photo if you don’t want to. Just...

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Glittered Easter Eggs

Mar 25, 2010

I see glittered paper mache eggs all over the stores this time of year and never can allow myself to purchase them since they are so easy to recreate. I love how they sparkle when the light hits them. You can find paper mache eggs in all sizes but since I have a bag full of small ones I decided to make some mini glittered eggs. Right now it is all about me trying to use up my stash. You can create and attach a hanger to the top of each egg out of Baker’s Twine then place it on that Easter tree I keep talking about… which should just about be filled if you are making these projects. I tell ya what, if you are creating these Easter projects send me a photo...

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Where is “Delight In The Details”?

Mar 13, 2010

I have a fun little thing I want to do and a wonderful RAK could be yours if you decide to participate. If you see my book “Delight In The Details” while you are out and about take a photo of yourself holding it. Include the name of the store, city and state then email me the photo. If you already purchased my book send me a photo of you holding it and include the city and state you reside. I will have Alan make a photo album that I can post all the photos into so you too can see all the different places it has landed. After you email the photo to me your name will be entered for a chance to win a wonderful RAK (Medium Flate Rate box filled full)...

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Happy Easter and a Winner…

Apr 12, 2009

And the winner of my little Maya Road RAK is *Cindy Bergren… she guessed April 13th for my completion date* email me your snail mail address Cindy and I will get this RAK out to you ASAP. You might notice my Aunt guessed the exact date April 10th… can’t believe it… as I thought she was crazy when I saw her post. I will send her a little something too… just didn’t want anyone to think she had an inside win. wink wink Happy Easter everyone! I hope you have a wonderful day spent with family and...

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Fun little game…

Apr 3, 2009

So I just finished my 90th project for my book. This means I only have 10 more projects left to finish. I thought it would be fun to give a Maya Road RAK to the person that comes closest to the date (without going over) of when I will complete my 100th book project. All you have to do is leave a comment with the date and the person closest will win the RAK…. if two people guess the same date Ansley will pick the lucky winner. Oh just so you know my final deadline is May 5th. So don’t guess after this date. We are to the half way point in my Hippity Hop Easter Workshop. The last day for this workshop is April 18th. If you want to join in and create...

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A little bit of this and a little bit of that…

Jan 5, 2009

First, thank you for all the sweet email of well wishes for Ansley and Alan. They are feeling better. Ansley did not go to school today as she is still pretty zapped but she is better and should be able to go back tomorrow.  I think I can now take off my nurse cap. To all you nurses out there… Big huge cheers to you… you all earn every cent you make and I’m certain you should be paid more… what a job. I am so glad it warmed up here a bit over the last few days or we would be having a nasty icy mess right now on the roads. Icicles are not a common site on my birdhouse. We are having lots of drizzly rain that is now starting to freeze...

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Rhinestones and Glitter…

Nov 7, 2008

As many of you know I love that combination…. sparkly things make me so happy. Especially around the holidays. I love seeing all the lights twinkle, the glitter sparkle and the rhinestones shimmer. This is a little sneak peek of what we will be making tomorrow in my workshop while we await the arrival of Santa. Each Saturday evening Santa will visit the gallery to pick someone who has been very creative with their workshop projects. Then Sunday, I will announce who will receive a RAK of fabulous Maya Road goodies. Oh the fun that is being had by...

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Monsieur Hiver…

Oct 1, 2008

My snowman decoration is now known as “Monsieur Hiver” a.k.a. Mr. Winter. I loved JulieG’s comment/name suggestion: Ooooohhhhhh….how yummy is he! For some reason I get a very sophisticated vibe from him so I am going with “Monsieur Hiver” (Mr. Winter in French). So Julie please email me your address and I will get your winter RAK in the mail. And since so many people replied I picked comment number 10 since today is the first day of Oct. so Erika M who also felt he had a sophisticated feel please email me your address and I will send a winter RAK to you...

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He makes me happy…

Sep 27, 2008

AND he needs a name. If you want to play please help me name my newest creation. Just leave a comment (US only please. I’m so sorry but international shipping is too expensive). If I pick the name you suggest I will send a sweet little winter RAK that includes some Maya Road Snowflakes. I am going to see if I can teach this as a class locally. We will see if there are any snowman lovin people in Texas. Mister Snowman stands about 24″ tall so he is a biggie. After all he is in Texas and everyone knows “Everything is bigger in...

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Another Ornament and the Winner Is…

Jun 26, 2008

Heart Chipboard Coaster Book Wings Keychain Foundation Chipboard Antique Keys Microchips Neutrals – Hearts Jonathan Alphabet Rubons Clocks Rubons – Black Journey East – Hong Kong- Sakura Ribbon Today I finished another tag for CHA-S using a photo of my Dad and Maya Road Products.

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I love stuff…

Jun 23, 2008

especially Maya Road stuff. I tell ya chipboard makes me so happy. Can you name all the Maya Road products included? Those that get it right will have their name put in a drawing to win a RAK.

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Cards and Maya Road…

May 9, 2008

I just wanted to post a reminder that the Maya Road “We want to take your Mini Album to CHA” contest ends Sunday, May 11th. To enter, you simply need to upload your project to the Two Peas member gallery – don’t forget to check the “Maya Road Wants To Take Your Mini Album To CHA” member challenge!

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“Bird of Friendship” Mini Kit

Apr 30, 2008

This “Bird of Friendship” mini kit goes on sale May 1st over at Cocoa Daisy. So, leave me a post telling me what you think about the site and I will randomly pick a winner for a Maya Road RAK.

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Maya Road Sneak Peek #3

Feb 3, 2008

This project was created using Maya Road’s new Mailbox. It measures 4.5″x 4″ x 7″ and comes with the cute postage stamp chain book that measures 3.75″ x 5.75″. Congratulations Patti, please email me your snail mail address and I will get your RAK sent out to you.

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Sneak Peek #2

Feb 2, 2008

Oh this little sneak peek is full of wonderful Maya Road new release items. Heart Beads from their Trinkets Beads “Hearts and Butterflies” collection, Crochet Shimmer Blossoms, Scrolls II, a butterfly from the “Butterflies and Bugs” collection and a Heart page from their new 2-Ring Heart Chipboard Book.

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Today is Santa’s Birthday…

Jan 21, 2008

Just wanted to wish my dear Dad a.k.a Santa a very Happy Birthday. And since he is such a giving kinda guy I thought it would be fun to give a Maya Road RAK in honor of his special day. So, please leave a comment wishing my Dad a happy birthday and I will have him randomly pick a winner.

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Some cards and a thank you…

Aug 15, 2007

Here are a few cards I created for my online chat last Friday at 2 Scrappy Chix Designs. I can’t wait to see what you create using all the products. It will include the instructions to create my family message board.

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Dare 29 and 2ScrappyChixDesigns

Aug 9, 2007

This week Cocoa Daisy is sponsoring Dare 29 on the Aussie Dares How Dare You blog. I have a make-n-take and some templates available for those who join as well as a great Maya Road RAK to be given away at the end of the chat.

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I’m home…

Jul 24, 2007

It was a blast doing make-n-takes and getting to meet so many of my online friends and Maya Road lovers. I had several projects picked up for publication and seem to be getting closer to a book deal.

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A bunch of this and that…

May 3, 2007

A portion of our fence was knocked down and our neighbors trampoline (they live 3 houses down) ended up in our backyard. I have been playing with some alcohol inks by Ranger and must say Ranger + Maya Road = pure delight! Look at how pretty these Sheer Blossoms look inked and accented with glass glitter.

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Feb 14, 2007

I hope you are all having a wonderful day with your loved ones. All week I have been receiving Valentine’s Day cards from a swap I’m in at ScrapGal.

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