Saturday, June 20, 2009

Baby Announcement Box

Here's the box that the baby annoucements are going to be delivered in.

I shared this project for the stamp and share earlier this month.

Here are the measurements:

Base: 9 3/4 x 8 1/4

Score at 1 1/2" on each side

Lid: 8 7/8 x 7 3/8

Score at 1" on each side

Here's a link to the original post that I found: Midnight Scramper

Baby Announcement

My dear neighbor just had her baby. I had offered to make her announcements. I found this design online, I wish that I could remember who's it was. If you've seen this design before please let me know so that I could give credit to her great work.

Here are the measurements:
Choc Chip: 3 1/4 x 5
2nd piece: 2 1/8 x 2 1/4
Barely Banana: 2 1/2 x 4 3/4
Bashful Blue: 2 x 2 1/8
More Mustard: 4 3/4 x 10
Score: 2 1/2, 5, 7 1/2,

**TIP** When scoring I scored at 2 1/2 then folded the paper and then lined where I just scored and then scored again at 2 1/2, then one more time.

Here's the finished project. I hope you like it. I will post more pictures once I've finished decorating the inside.

Baby Shower Card

Sophia's friend from school, Ella, is going to be a big sister. We are going to a baby shower for her brother Joey today. Here is the card that I made for her.


Stamps: I'm Here, Warmest Regards, Polka Dot

Paper: Chocolate Chip, Bashful Blue, Whisper White

Ink: Chocolate Chip, Bashful Blue

Accessories: Clear Embossing Powder, Versamarker, Choc Chip ribbon, Heat Tool

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Sophia broke her ankle

How Sophia broke her ankle. We were taking pictures last Thursday with some of our dearest friends who are moving to MO. Sophia and 2 of her other cousins had ran away from us to go and play. When we were calling them back for more pictures Sophia fell. She cried of course but we thought it was because she knew that she was being defiant (not really hurt). She asked to be carried the rest of the day. The next day if she wanted to get anywhere fast she crawled. Her pedi doctor was closed for fiesta. By the afternoon she was walking fine and hadn't even complained about it. On Sunday I noticed that she was favoring her other leg more and thought I need to take her in. Mon & Tues her doc was only open half day and was booked already. Side Note: his daughter is getting married and his office is going to be closed for the rest of the week. So I took her to Texas Med Clinic and that's when we found out that she broke her ankle. Such a sad story for such a sweet girl. Who would have thought a normal fall at a park could do so much harm. Anyway Sophia is doing fine and Mommy & Daddy are waiting on her hand and foot.

Here are a few pictures.

I'm sure our little half pint will be back on her feet real soon. We'll keep you updated.

Thursday, April 9, 2009

It's Official!

I have been accepted to Texas A&M University - Kingsville Systems Center San Antonio!
What a mouthful I know. I will be starting in the Fall! Now for the count down...


Thursday, March 19, 2009

Quiet Playtime

You know as a parent you want to encourage your child to play on their own. But when they are too quite you begin to wonder. Well this afternoon Sophia was awfully quite, here's what she was up to...

putting on chapstick! She wanted to make sure that she didn't miss her lips, so she got her cheeks too. ; ) Gotta love kids!

Monday, March 16, 2009

March/April Swap

Here is my attempt at using Lovely Lilac for our swap color this month.

UGLY huh! Totally agree. It is missing something.
So off I went to the drawing board and came up with this one.

Hope you like it!

Supplies used:
Stamps: Smarty Pants & Trendy Trees
Paper: Lovely Lilac, Green Galore, Pink Passion, Whisper White
Ink: Lovely Lilac, Green Galore, Pink Passion, Orchid Opulence, Basic Brown, Basic Black
Accessories: 2 Way-Glue Pen, Dazzling Diamonds

Super easy peasy and cute if I may say so myself!

Happy Stampin' Everyone!


Thursday, March 12, 2009

Top Note Purse

I have been on Spring Break this past week and was very lucky to have had a class. This is the project that we worked on. I got the idea from Inking Idaho. We made 3 3x3 cards with envelopes and a cute purse to put the cards in. The class was $15. I hope you like the project.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Soooo Sorry I've been away...

Hello! I have been really busy with school work and Sophia's 3rd Birthday Bash, but have managed to work on a few things. I'll be posting later this week. I just wanted to share this beautiful picture that I took of my sweet girl Sophia.

Hope you enjoy! Have a wonderful week!


Thursday, January 29, 2009

Lid for the Birthday Box

Okay! So after lots of attempts here is the final measurements for the lid of the birthday box that I made a few days ago.

5. Lid cardstock is 4 11/16" x 9 1/8" of Chocolate Chip.
6. Score at 1 1/2" all around. Cut all 4 sides up to the intersecting score line.
7. The monthly divider cards are 3 5/8" x 5 1/2" in Chocolate Chip cardstock with Round Tab Punch.

Here's the final product

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Talking Back Consequences!

Well we have had a whirl wind of a week and it's only Wednesday! Sophia is about to be 3yrs old on Feb 2nd and we've had so much talking back it's frustrating.

We have house rules that we ALL must follow and Sophia wasn't taking them seriously. We told her that the house was not happy with the way that she was talking back and not using nice words to talk to mommy and daddy so the house has taken away her toys until she learns to use her words.

While my husband/Mike was giving Sophia a bath I got to work and moved all of her toys out of her room and closet. I only left her bookshelf of books. Mike was telling Sophia a story in the bath (like normal) about a little girl who was not using her words and her house was not happy about it and put her toys away. You should have seen her face when she got out of the bath and found her room empty!

Her first question was how could the house take all of my toys and Mommy how do I get my stuff back? I said that the house has been listening to her talk to mommy and daddy and was not very happy, so he decided to put her toys away until she used better words to talk to mommy and daddy.

We shall see how this turns out. I'll keep you posted!
Signed a sad/disappointed Mommy and Daddy.

Celebrity Sighting

Guess who my sister saw in California?

Monday, January 26, 2009

Birthday Gift Box

I found a super cute monthly birthday box on Inking Idaho's blog. Here is my version of the box.

I followed almost all of Becky's instructions. Here are the directions to make this Birthday Box:

1. I started with a piece of Chocolate Chip cardstock cut to 8 1/2" x 9".
2. Score the long side at 3 3/4" and 5 1/4".
3. Score the short side at 1 1/2" and 7 1/2". Fold on the score lines shape into a box.
4. Before assembling, I cut the opening so you can see the contents. I measured in about a 1/2" on each side and down about 1" from the top. I used my paper cutter to cut out that little section. Assemble the box with Sticky Strip.

**I am working on the lid measurements. It was just a bit off, so I'm working out the kinks.**
Stay Tuned...

Stamps: Yummy, Full Calendar, Mixed Bouquet, Bouquest Jumbo Wheel
Paper: Choc Chip, Celery, Pretty in Pink
Ink: Celery, Choc Chip
Accessories: Scallop Punch, Tab Punch

Monday, January 19, 2009

Share a little somethin' special...

Here's my first post for our weekly posting. I hope you like it. I pulled some ideas from our very own Stampin' Success Jan 09 issue and from a fellow blogger named Carrie Gaskin from 3-D Design Challenge.



Saturday, January 17, 2009

Guess who may be entering the blog world!

My Darling Husband! He has slowly been asking questions about following blogs perhaps even posting. He's more of a financial guy so it will be interesting to see what types of blogs he will be following.

Friday, January 16, 2009

Georgia's Blanket

Sophia's friend from school Georgia is going to be going to a new school. We decided to make her a goodbye gift from all of her friends at school.

We hope that you have a wonderful time at your new school Georgia and make wonderful friends!

New Blog -- New Start

I decided to create a new blog for a new beginning! We had our Demo Mtg on Monday and we all realized that we are not doing such a good job keeping up with our blogs. So to make us accountable here's our solution:

We are going to post every Monday and comment on what we have accomplished.