Friday, January 29, 2010

Get Sketchy #23

Another week is up at Get Sketchy and it's been fun creating...

Here's the sketch:
Here my card:
It's not complicated, it's one of the simpler ones I have done!

Oh, on the upside...
...I've finally got a new camera. I have been talking about getting a new camera for almost a year, and looking for one has been a real struggle. Now, I did not get THE camera that I truly wanted, but I got a really good one.

I went from a 5.1 MP Hewlett Packard (almost 6 yr old) camera to...drum roll please!
...a 12.1 MP, 4X optical zoom Sony CyberShot and I am very happy!!!

The pics are so much clearer and sharper. The camera even has a smile detector (the old HP does NOT have that!!)

Now, I'm excited about the pics I take of my work!!

Tuesday, January 26, 2010


I've had some pics sitting on my crafting table for quite some time and I've been really good at setting them aside day after day.

So, I decided to clean and re-organize (because that's what all good procrastinators do) and knew I had to tackle the pics that were starting to collect dust.

Here is a LO I made of Robert's first baseball season (May-June 2009). I used the most "boy" paper I could find, but managed to add some ribbon and have it not look too cutsie!!

I was happy with the outcome!
The next LO was inspired by my sister, well indirectly. She went on a retreat last weekend (the lucky bum!!) and was looking for some paper. I went to Winners looking for some fun paper stacks and bought the Spring Stack.

I love bright colors and here's what I came up with.
The title reads: 1 Mother + 1 Daughter = 2 best friends

These LOs kinda got me in the mood to do more! So, after re-organizing I actually got stuff out for another LO (that has not been the case for me lately)

Anyhow, I'm praying for more inspiration!! I think that with the many crops coming up in the next couple of months I am starting to get excited again.

It's hard to set aside life, but I think I can manage to squeeze in a night or two of creativity per week.


Saturday, January 23, 2010

GS #22

Once again, here's the latest from GET SKETCHY.

Here's the sketch:

Here's the card:(please don't tell Rob about this card because it's his Valentine's card this year!!)

And, go check out CROP SUEY's blog. The new design team just posted their first challenge and they have made some fabulous creations!

If this is any indication of the creative talent we have in our new team, then we are going to have an AMAZING next few months!! I am really looking forward to seeing what the other half of the team comes up with for the next challenge.

Go check it out, play along and YOU could win this week's UBER fabulous prize from Bo Bunny!!


Friday, January 8, 2010

A new year, some new endeavours!

I realize it's been awhile. Our family has been busy (like everyone else out there) and it's taken precedence!

I have not been to my scrap table in quite some time and I'm sad about that. It sits lonely, just waiting for me to come and spend some time with it.

Crop Suey has also been gearing up to launch our re-vamped blog. We have an amazing new team of designers...Crop Chicks are what we call them!!

Check out our's going to be a fun new place to hang your hat!!

There is still so much fun going on at GET SKETCHY and here's the latest sketch.

Here's the sketch:
Here's my card:
Ok, so I realize it's the beginning of a new year and I should have resolutions all ready to go...but I don't.
We've been trying to eat healthier...aren't we all? But it's really weighed on my heart to eat "unprocessed and unpreserved" food, making it healthier. So, I need to figure out what to do with that. I will come up with resolutions...probably by the end of January.

For now, I'm trying to get back into the swing of things; like getting my son to school on time and my daughter to preschool on time! Once I get that routine back, I'll start working on those resolutions.