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Month: December 2007

Merry Christmas – Christmas Tree Chipboard Book

Merry Christmas – Christmas Tree Chipboard Book

Merry Christmas Everyone! I am on the road for Christmas… visiting family in Iowa. We got my parents here safely after a long two days of driving across Utah, Wyoming, Nebraska and half of Iowa. I’m a little late posting this fun project because I’ve been so busy getting ready for Christmas ( and playing with the neice and nephews), but I’ve been dying to share it with you all. This project was something I was dreaming up after I…

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Thoughts for Thursday – Merry & Bright

Thoughts for Thursday – Merry & Bright

Last night, as I was laying in bed after a LOOOOOOOONG day of work (I have to go back today to finish up some accounting) and a super long evening of Christmas shopping with my sweetheart, I was thinking, “What on earth am I going to talk about for a TFT tomorrow???” Then this am I woke up and checked my email and the Foundation for a Better Life (FBL) saved my tired bum again! YAY! This cool little quote…

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Bling RAK Winner & Sausage Cheese Balls – MmM MmM Good!

Bling RAK Winner & Sausage Cheese Balls – MmM MmM Good!

We’ve drawn a random name for our Bling RAK…… Amy said… Shopping for toys with money raised from our toy drive at work. I love this part of Christmas…giving to those in need. Specially children! December 8, 2007 12:31 PM Congratulations Amy! Please email your address to me at inkysmiles @ gmail.com And…. as requested by Tilda…. here’s my recipe: The most fabulous Sausage Cheese Balls(A former family Christmas Tradition – before Mom quit cooking)This recipe is on the package…

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Bling RAK – Bling… kisses from papercrafting angels…

Bling RAK – Bling… kisses from papercrafting angels…

Like I said, I’m wrapping presents today and am in the gift giving mood! One of my favorite Christmas traditions is making Sausage Cheese Balls for Christmas morning breakfast! Brent and I will get up and pop them in the oven and then go sit on the couch to read the Christmas story from the Bible (Luke 2) and open presents together. I love Christmas morning with Brent. It’s laid back and peaceful. Here’s your chance to win some fun…

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Random Subscriber RAK: RAK RAK RAK!

Random Subscriber RAK: RAK RAK RAK!

I am wrapping presents today and want to give something away on the blog today! I am in the mood for Blog Candy! I have some fun candy for your scrapbook pages, cards and other projects to give away. My dad drew a couple of names from my subscriber list and today’s winners are: thefast6@********krissygirl375@******* Please email me with the email address you subscribed with and let me know your mailing addresses so I can pop these in the mail…

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Erin’s card for the Sketch Challenge {007}

Erin’s card for the Sketch Challenge {007}

Here’s the card that I drew up Sketch Challenge {007} for. I first sketched the idea and then went a little crazy with the design elements. This card was made for that swap from AAAGES ago… this card is made with random stamped paper by Susan Hankins. Click on the pictures for a larger view. I loved it so much that I recreated Susan’s RS paper and made a card for myself! Yes, that is real stitching. 🙂 Techniques:Machine Stitching,…

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Viewers Choice: Sketch Challenge {007} Voting Open

Viewers Choice: Sketch Challenge {007} Voting Open

Whew! It’s been a loooong day. I hadn’t planned on working today, but I was needed, so I went in and spent several hours at work today. It was a good thing and this means next week won’t be so crazy! Anyway… on to the VOTING!!! Here are the entries for Viewer’s Choice: Sketch Challenge {007} Rules:1.) Each entry has a # on it.2.) Please leave a comment on THIS post with the # of the entry you are voting…

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Sketch Challenge {007} & Viewer’s Choice

Sketch Challenge {007} & Viewer’s Choice

*EDITED* – Slight change – Voting will open on THURSDAY morning. I need to wait to post the entries until Wednesday afternoon. E. So it’s been a while since I gave away some treats…. I thought I would give an opportunity for you to win a treat! Yesterday I posted about “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas” and this morning the sun is shining on the snow that fell yesterday and last night. It’s sparkly and BEAUTIFUL! I…

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It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas!

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas!

OOOOH Friends! Nina Perrin of Purple Faerie Paper Crafts invited me to be a Featured Artist on her blog and newsletter… HOW COOL IS THAT??? Here’s the article I wrote for her. What an honor!! Thank you Nina! It’s Beginning to look a lot like Christmas… My fall decor has returned to its storage boxes. We’ve put the lights on the outside of the house, Christmas tunes ring out of the stereo, we’ve pulled the garlands and nativities from their…

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