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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

This is BIG...It's almost time!!!

I am so EXCITED!!!! It is almost time!! Are you ready? It is almost time to join Tallyscrapper and....
What does that mean?  It means we are going to have a fundraising crop at Tallyscrapper and light it up Blue For Autism Awareness month.  This is the first of my fundraisers for my walk on November 12th :0)  There will be a big grand prize and a lot of games and other prizes too.  You can read all about it here.  Raffle tickets are only $5.45  What a deal!  Want to see the grand prize?  Here it is.................


                   
and this

So what do you have to do?  Well first you need to join the friendliest message board around at http://www.tallyscrapper.com/   Second you need to join in the fun.  Third just come and play along. There will be other games and challenges as well. Come and support Team We CAN!1 The crop begins on April 1st! You don't want to miss it!   Oh and by the way..my sweet Adam did the editing on the Video and I didn't have the heart to tell him that he made a boo boo on the Light it up blue part... He wrote "lighted".  No biggie..you get the idea. The fact that he can make videos and upload them to you tube is good enough for me ;0)
Now you can watch our "award winning..show stopping video...yawn
;0)  Much Love..Christine!

Friday, March 25, 2011

A great week for me!

This was a good week for me. First off I received an email from Miss Amy Mattes. She is an up and coming digital designer who has asked me to be part of her new design team ;0) And of course I said. YES!! She creates many wonderful digital designs that can be downloaded onto your computer and  crafty people like YOU can make fun stuff like this card that I just made last night! Isn't that fun!?? You can check out some of her great designs at these two etsy shops: http://www.etsy.com/shop/chocolatesundae and http://www.aboyslife.etsy.com/. The best part is, once you buy and download these designs you can manipulate them anyway that you want...size, color, shape..etc.

I made this card for my school staff who just happened to send me flowers since I have been out sick for awhile. I thought it was suitable for the occassion ;0)

The second most fabulous thing that happened to me this week is that I won a gigantuan spool of ribbon from May Arts this week! It isn't just a yard or two is about 30 yards of ribbon! HELLO! Cute stuff. Here it is!


Posted by PicasaLastly, I received a big box of goodies from my Tallyscrapper sis Pam!  She sent me the most awesome bunch of love. Thank you so much for all the fun. I should have taken a picture of it,but of course I already started digging into it all!  Thanks!

Oh and p.s. here is my layout for a cool new challenge blog called "Hello Cutie Challenges".  Go check it out..

ooh and a giveaway at PURPLE PUMPKIN here!
http://purplepumpkincrafts.blogspot.com/2011/03/its-giveaway-time.html?showComment=1301460817390#c7830020077602523835

Monday, March 7, 2011

A tally Oops and a Nerdy Girl?

So I got Scrappy Last night and came up with two layuts wihich I lurve! Yes I do.
Here is my first. It was for a challenge on the Survivor Challenge on Tallyscrapper.  The prompt called for us to use a GREEN DAY song in our Title ..YAY! and 2 pics...easy enough since I heart Green day.  Problem is that I left out 2 other key ingredients..it had to be monocromatic and needed something plucked from nature on the layout...whoops. I remember that now..back to the drawing board.  At least I got a good layout out of it!

And then there is a call for a guest Designer for the Nerdy Victorious girls on The Envious Blog...Lots of fun. I have visited their blog many times for inspiration and I like their style.  THEN I SAW THE CALL and thought..why not?  So here is the layout I made.
So now I must help the kids with homework and then I am off to more scrapping.  A new layout for my survivor challenge. And just more scrappy fun because today I feel inspired!

Sunday, March 6, 2011

2 BIG Giveaways today...lookie Lookie!

Oh my, never under estimate the thoughtfulness of others!  Today 2 great companies are giving away loads of goodies!  First off Imaginisce  is giving away a big ol' box of yummy goodies to 4 lucky winners...yes 4 and I am crossing my fingers on that one! Here is the link you should try your luck too! http://www.facebook.com/Imaginisce

And next a fantastic Kit club called We Scrap Kits is giving away...are you ready.....12 months worth of kits.  Yes you read me correctly. 12 months!!!!!!!!!!  And uh huh. I am going to share that link too.  Can't keep all this good news to myself.  So here ya go wescrapkits.blogspot.com

Now, if I were you, I would get my bootay...over to these fantastic companies and first off thank them for this amazing chance to win such a wonderful bounty of scrapbook goodness...and then I would enter and cross my fingers...avoid the cracks in the sidewalk, spread fairy dust or whatever it is you do for good luck.

(((Okay big scrappy hugs)))
         Christine