Thursday, September 24, 2009

Greatest Self

Luckily I have a bunch of cards that I haven't posted I'll try to get caught up on that as I get back in my routine. I've realized how much I want to do, and there just isn't the time in the day! And I HAVE to get scrapbooking again - realizing that after seeing all the cute pictures of my new little guy.

This is a card I made awhile back for a sketch challenge. I always like a card that is somewhat masculine...and this Verve stamp set is a must have!!!

As for the adjustment with the new baby - he's a WONDERFUL, sweet little baby. He's so patient and laid back - I couldn't ask for a better baby. And looking at a baby you really do see your greatest self. Thanks for all the congrats and well wishes!

Card Details
Stamp: Starlight Starbright, Stars (Verve)
Ink: Brilliance Graphite Black
Paper: Western Sky, White, Black (SU)
Accessories: AVS201, Nestabilities, Circle punches

Sunday, September 20, 2009

Welcome Elijah!!!!

Elijah Gene Lowrey (Eli for short) was born on September 9th, 2009 at 2:45 pm. He weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long. Here are a couple pictures of my newest angel. He is a sweet sweet baby - very laid back and of course, handsome!!! I hope to get back to blogging/creating soon...just getting settled into our new routine!

Tuesday, September 8, 2009


YEAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!! Tomorrow is the big day - I'll be induced and finally get to meet little Lowrey #5. I've always been excited, but for some reason, I'm super excited for this baby! I think, and don't laugh, it's because for me, it's been over two years since I've had a baby and I just can't wait. The whole miracle of life just inspires me...

That being said, I'll try to post just some cards in the next couple weeks - not a lot of details or chatter...but I hope to be back at it soon! And I thought I'd share a baby-ish card today - not that this is for a baby, but I just love these bunnies from My Favorite Things!!! It's a busy day - have to get the kids up and ready...meeting at the school for home room mom at 8:30, pick up my parents from the airport at 11:30, pick up kids from school at 2:30, doctor at 4, and then out for dinner at 5:30 (my husband's birthday is tomorrow too! but we thought we'd celebrate for him tonight!). And then, get ready for tomorrow!

Thanks for looking!

Card details
Stamps: Cuddle Bunnies (MFT)
Ink: Brilliance Graphite Black
Paper: October Afternoon - MainStreet, YoYo Yellow, Not Quite Navy
Accessories: MFTSC95, Nestabilities, Crystal Effects, Dimensionals, Copics!

Thursday, September 3, 2009

You're a Rockstar

My friend Gretchen and I had a power-Verve night a few weekends ago to do all their sketch challenges for the chance to win September's release. We didn't win, but it was fun to make the cards. Although we are inking our Verve sets to death, they really do make some wonderful cards. This card sketch had as a twist, to use an edge punch. I had to use the Spiral Binding Punch from SU! - doesn't it just flow with the card? Anyways, I like how this card turned out - sort of masculine, which is always nice...and it reminds me of my first son, Joseph. He always says he wants to be a rockstar - I don't know how he even knows what that is, but he can dance/sing with the best of them!5 days now...I'm convinced I will never go into labor on my I'm planning for a deep cleaning mission this weekend! Thanks for stopping by!

Card Details
Stamps: Stars, Starlight Starbright Sentiment (Verve)
Ink: Brilliance Graphite Black
Paper: Cupcake (Basic Grey), White, Black
Accessories: VLVAUG02, Ribbons, Dimensionals, Spiral Binding Punch

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

7 Days...

In at least a week, baby #5 will be here...can you believe it?! No, there's no name yet for baby - and there probably won't be until we can see him and make sure the name suits him.

In celebration of that, I thought I'd share a "Cuddle Up Carter" card I made for the My Favorite Things challenge on Splitcoast (MFTMFC13) - which was to use an uninked set! Isn't he adorable?! Have a wonderful day!

Card Details
Stamp: Cuddle Up Carter (MFT
Ink: Brilliance Graphite Black
Paper: Old Olive, White, Bashful Blue, October Afternoon Peek-A-Boo
Accessories: Baubles, Copics, Dimensionals, Sketch MFTSC08