Tuesday, November 24, 2009

My first Christmas card

Well, maybe I'm getting back into the swing of things - just in time for the holiday season! The baby is on somewhat of a schedule, and I'm making time to get to my room to create. Last night, I tried a new card that I've seen out there while blog surfing. It's an easel card, and it's soooo easy to make, and a nice way to do something different. I'm almost thinking of doing a card like this for my Christmas card, attaching our family picture (which will be taken on Friday if all goes well) on the top. We'll see...

Anyways, I used the Holiday Button Bits set from Papertrey. This is such a wonderful idea, and I splurged a few weeks ago and bought this and the Everyday Button Bits (ok - so a bunch of other stuff too!). I also used the Jolly By Golly paper - love it!!!! I thought this wasn't too bad for my first time back into my own creations : )
And a side view to see how the easel fold works....
I'm hoping to get everyone down tonight and maybe work on a couple other ideas...thanks for looking!

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

It's been awhile...

I can't believe it's been four weeks since I last posted. Sooooo sorry - just trying to get into a groove again, and the H1N1 has attacked our home the past couple weeks. Couple things on the flu - first off, thank you to the media for making my kids think they were going to die since they had "swine flu." Secondly, it isn't too bad as far as flu goes - very high fever, nasty cough, and feeling miserable, but no puking so that's good! My biggest worry is the baby getting the flu, as he's so little...but they tell me he's getting my antibodies.

I have been scrapbooking, believe it or not. I have Eli's book started and hope to finish off his first month of life in the next couple days. I'm using the Power Palettes from Creative Memories - LOVE THEM! and I so love scrapbooking...I've missed it.
That being said, I haven't gotten any new cards made, although I've received many new stamps to play with. I need to get some cards done so hopefully soon...but no promises! I don't think I've shared this card before...just love this set from Papertrey. In my attempt to get organized, I can't find my details book, so I'll just post the card for now.

And finally, here's our annual Halloween picture (my scooby doo gang!), and our trip to the pumpkin patch. Aren't my pumpkins cute? I could sell them some days ;)