Tuesday, July 12, 2011

My First Blog Award !!!!

Good Morning Friends....
I just wanted to share some great news this morning .. I have been awarded THE IRRESISTBLY SWEET BLOG AWARD from a fellow blogger Docerela (Catarina Silva) How excited was I ... Thank You so much .. it is an honor. Check out Her blog here . she is full of craftiness and and has a fab baker blog as well.

There are a few rules to follow when receiving this award ... you must pay it forward ....and ..

1) Send a Thank You to the person who nominated you and include their link.

2) To accept this award answer 7 random facts about yourself.

3) Pass the award on to at least 8 other amazing blogger buddies.

The 7 Random facts about me are ....

1) I have 3 kids Stacey 29, Shannon 26 and Matthew 23, and one amazing little Grandson Matteo 2 1/2

2) I love Dachshunds .. I have 3 Duke, Duchess and Dolly. I also have a Chihuahua/Shitzu Gizmo .. UPDATE >> Dolly just had 4 pups ...so so cute!!

3) I love blogging and following amazing blogs mostly related to cards of course.

4) I love Love Love Vegas !!!!!

5) I have worked for the same bank for 31 years ... yikes

6) I will be the big 50 this September ... another YIKES !!!

7) I am NOT addicted to texting or my cell phone ..I rarely turn it on much to the dismay of my hubby...

My 8 Awards are going to go to the following ...(now to pick only 8 ..sigh) In no particular order...

1) MissAlaineous' Mosaics Amazing Coloring with copics

2) Crystal's crafty Creations WOW a great blog for creativity , challenges and blog hops...

3) Curt's World a fun blog of cards and photography!!

4) This Is My Story Polkadot and Teapot challenges ..Fun blog

5) Hanna's Hobbyblogg An amazing 15 year old young lady !!

6) Outlines With Kathy Great site for Outlines inspiration and challenges...

7) Kittie Kraft Amazing Talent and great tutorials...

8) Stampin' with Markies Mom Uber super beautiful cards and she has an online store as well..

Well these are my 8 choices and they were very hard to pick ... check them out and again .. a great big THANKS to Catarina fo the award .. I wear it proudly !!!!


Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Outlines Monday Challenge 7 RED HOT !!!!! One Crazy Stamper July Challenge

Good Morning !!! Hope all my Canadian friends had an awesome Canada Day long weekend and all my American friends had an equally awesome Happy July 4th long weekend!!! The weather here in Strathmore actually co operated this weekend and it was beautiful. I spent alot of time out in the yard trying to make it pretty and a little time n the card room making this little card.

I am entering it in 2 challenges .. Outlines Monday Challenge #7 RED HOT ... and One Crazy Stampers July challenge. A recipe .. 1 image, 2 pattern papers and 3 embellishments.. all stamps are Outlines ... the patterned paper is both sides of a sheet from Simple Stories called 100 Days of Summer. the 3 embellies are rhinestones, buttons and some red twine from Jillibean Soup....

Have an awesome day !!!!!!!