Insomnia…

I hate when I get insomnia! I’m fortunate that it doesn’t happen very often, but I honestly don’t think I have slept a wink tonight. It’s ten minutes to 5 (a.m.) and I’m playin’ on the computer already (and those of you who know me, know I’m NOT a morning person). I’m hoping I survive today as I have a 12-hour day at Crop on the Cape this afternoon and evening. Yesterday was fun. It was a short day for the first day of the event from 6 to 10, but it FLEW by. Now I’m trying to clean up my scrap room a bit while it’s a bit emptier than usual! The cards in this post are from another card and scrapbooking kit I created for the Crop. It uses one-half of the Simply Scrappin’ kit to make 12 cards and two scrapbook pages. You can see some of the designs from my previous version here. I’m watching the early news this morning and they just said that the rain is supposed to turn to snow later today??? What? Isn’t it spring now? I’m just not accepting that snow is possible! Hopefully they meant in Boston. lol! Anyway, I

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Another dreary day…

I thought you might enjoy seeing a few bright and cheery cards today since it is day number four of the lousy weather! I actually made these cheery cards with one-half of the Petal Party Simply Scrappin’ kit. I love these kits… they are filled to the brim with product! I made 12 cards and 2 scrapbook pages from just HALF of the kit — so that means with a full kit you could make at least 24 cards and 4 scrapbook pages for just $19.95! The best part is that you don’t really have to think much about it because everything coordinates. I made these cards as a kit that I’m planning to sell at the Crop on the Cape event in a couple of weeks. It will include pictures of each of the cards and pages, a supply list and various added embellishments such as ribbon, brads and rub-ons. I’m working on a second kit using the Love Sparkles Simply Scrappin’ kit, too. I’m just addicted to making these quick and easy cards! Check out a few more that come from the Petal Party kit: As you can see, I took these photos last week when we were

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A day off….

Well I hope to get a ton done today… I have the day off now as I finished up a few things I had to do for the newspaper and I’ve reached my 40 hours for the week already. That means I have the rest of the day to get some major work done for some upcoming stamp clubs (two next week), some upcoming workshops (two the following week) and the big Crop on the Cape event from March 25 – 28th. Boy it’s going to be a busy few weeks!!! I’m excited though! I love getting out and meeting new people and teaching new projects. I think the people are what make this job the absolute best! I’ve truly made some incredible friends in the four years I’ve been a Stampin’ Up demonstrator and I am so grateful. Thank you all for your friendship and support! Anyway, I was going to show you my new ‘do, but between bed-head and no make-up it’s just not going to happen right now! I thought it would be better to take the picture now before I showered as it’s still in fairly good condition after sleeping on it last night and you

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Take a look at Build-A-Bear

Hi there! Hope your week is off to a good start… I’m feeling a little behind trying to get caught up after a scrapbooking retreat this weekend. I was a vendor at the Crazy For Croppin’ event here on the Cape Thursday through Sunday and had a lot of fun. I didn’t, however, get much accomplished in the scrapbooking department! Oh well… it was still fun to teach a class and reconnect with some scrapping friends I only get to see twice a year. I did manage to play with my new Build-A-Bear Big Shot dies and Pawsitively Prints Designer Series Paper. I made the two cuties above Friday. The dies are so very cute and they have so many different options! I also played with the new Build-A-Bear stamp set called Beary Best Friends and the coordinating sentiment set called Beary Nice Wishes. I made these two cards as a make-and-take for the ladies at the event: I need to finish the couple of scrapbook pages I did over the weekend before I post them here. I just need to add some journaling and titles to a couple of pages before they are ready to be posted. Attending the

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