Saturday, April 21, 2012

New Scraps

My new My Minds Eye challenge piece.

So  MME decided that they would have a new layout challenge every two weeks. How cool is that!? All the more incentive to actually catch up on my scrapping! This layout features pictures from our vacation last summer. I'm sure there is a post some where either on this blog or my triplets blog about driving to Arkansas with my parents and triplets. What a fun trip! This page has shots of the kids in their car seats. They did so well on that long drive! Where should we go this year?

Sunday, April 15, 2012

May Day Tussies

Today I put together a short video showing you how to make these wonderful little tussie mussie. These would be perfect for May Day! So easy to put together, you can fill your entire neighborhood with them. Click on the photos to go straight to the video. Enjoy!

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Thursday, April 12, 2012

New Mini Book Videos

Hi There! I know you are all just waiting for the next mini book videos, so I uploaded 2 new ones today! Wow hu? I also realize that I failed to blog about the book before these two, so when you are on my YouTube page be sure to check out book #9!

So Berry Sweet - Book #10

This Boy - Book #11

I used some really cool tools to create these books. You all know how in love I am with Glossy Accents as a glue. Well now I sell it on my website. I've redone things on my site to make it more user friendly. Go check it out! And because I feel all giving, if you enter the coupon code BlogMuch, you'll get 20% off your purchase!

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Where in the world is....

ME! Where have I been? Busy, that's where!

Last weekend I was the Artist in Residence at the Hallmark store in York. I sell these wonderful paper cone wreaths there. I was demonstrating making them and had kits available. I also have kits for sale here:

After I left my "gig" I headed to the races to watch my dad. My mom already had the kids there. Brett especially loves watching the cars go round and round! Nose pressed to the glass watching!

 At the races, my other son had a temperature and as the day went on it refused to go completely away. By 11 that night it was 102° and refusing to budge so off to the hospital we went. When I was pulling in to the er, Rylan threw up all over himself in his seat, then was completely fine. Temp gone. Seriously? We stood outside the hospital doors for 5 minutes debating whether or not to go in. In the end we did, just a virus they said. He slept well the rest of the night but woke up with that darn 102°. After some tylenol it went away and he has been fine since. I just have one question. Why is it my children get sick only on weekends, when I'm away from home, in the middle of the night?

Anyway, that was my weekend. Now what have I been doing all week? Well, my children decided they did not like the wallpaper in the dining room and began ripping it off. Now I'll be honest, after almost 10 years, I was tired of it, but I really didn't want the work involved in changing it. Not only did I have to strip off the old wallpaper, but due to the shape of the walls when we bought the house I had to sheet rock dope the walls smooth before I could paint them. That's why I wallpapered in the first place. I couldn't do that again since the kids would just pick at it again. Anyway after working on it during nap times all week, it is finally finished!

While the paint brushes were out I tackled a project that has been needed done. My husbands family found this computer desk at a garage sale last fall. They altered it into a kitchen for Brileigh. So I've started finishing it. I just need to do all of the detail painting on it, stove, microwave, other stuff. I'll have a post about it with before and afters when I'm done.

And the last thing I painted this week, was eggs. I hope you all have a blessed Easter, and I hope to get back in the craft room this week!