Breathe….

Let me just say that trying to run a business that has quickly become full-time while having another full-time job during the day is hard. But I love teaching rubber stamping and paper crafting so it is soooo worth it! I’m not complaining in any way, shape or form, as I am very thankful to have a very successful Stampin’ Up business and to have a well-paying day job where I love the people I work with, but some days I feel as though I’m being stretched in six different directions. However, today is a fantastic day. I slept in until 10 a.m. and I’m in my pajamas, catching up on some things that need to get done and then I plan to goof off a bit. I also want to acknowledge any of my new friends from Crop on the Cape 2011. I met a TON of new people and I’m so appreciative of their support. So if you are visiting my blog for the first time (and this goes for anyone not just Crop on the Cape-goers), welcome! I have a progressive scrapbook page to share with you today. I made this actually a few weeks ago and

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Happy Birthday, Hey Hey!

This is my beautiful niece, Heather. It’s her birthday today so I thought it would be appropriate to post this progressive scrapbook page I did recently of her and her first car. I have always named my cars – ever since I lived with a school teacher who used to name EVERYTHING (including the sofa) and now I’ve passed this car-naming characteristic down to my niece. Her parents bought a car for her to use — so it is actually THEIR car that she gets to borrow. However, being the teenager that she is, my niece decided to name the car “Miya” — as in “My-an” or a drawn out — Mine! Nice try, dear… 🙂 I love this picture of her… although it makes me feel old… she is just beautiful… even if I am a bit biased (wink, wink). So I wanted to feature it prominently on this scrapbook page. This is part of a progressive page that I did for a recent workshop. The above is the 6 X 6 make-and-take that all the attendees got to make. Below is the 6 X 6 page turned into an 8.5 X 11 page: Sorry… my cropping on this

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