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Friday, September 22, 2006

Yay, it's Friday!

Happy weekend everyone!
It has been a great week. The weather has completely changed here in Bend and Fall is in full effect! Brrr..... I love this time of year with the beautiful golden leaves and crisp Fall air. It is pure golden beauty! It just means that Winter and the gorgeous blanket of snow we get is just around the corner. I am really looking forward to warm caps, scarves and gloves.....sipping coffee or cocoa and shopping for holiday gifts.....warm cinnamon candles burning in my home and soup on the stove! I love this time of year :)

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I was beyond thrilled to be invited to be the first guest designer for Cocoa Daisy! I adore the ladies on this team and feel honored to work with such talented gals! Thank you Tricia and Emily!!!



Yes, these 2 cutie pies are my sweet nephews, Nick and Layne. I have really loved and used these pics quite a bit since taking them last year..lol. But, they worked so perfectly with these fabulous boy-ish Piggy Tales Papers. I think it is just so adorable the way they name their papers after fairy tales. So cute :) I have been scrapping all of my wedding pics so far, in black and white. I just could not find a paper that would work with the colors of my wedding. The lavenders and greens of PiggyTales' "Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs Line" was just what I have been waiting for! I am thrilled to be able to scrap more of my wedding pics...in color! YAY :)


Enjoy your weekend!!!

Say hi if you have a second :) I would love hearing from all of you!!!

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Monday, September 18, 2006

Here is the layout I am teaching at Scrapbook Fever in Salem, Oregon. It is a fun Junkitz Teresa Collins "Love Line" collection 2 page spread :-)



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Wow, I am a very BAD blogger...lol!!! It's been a while...huh??

First things first, I am extremely guilty of being neglectful to my personal bog...lol. In the beginning, I *vowed* I would keep "MY STUFF" up to date and *also* make it an interesting place for my people to visit....and what did I do?? Uhm....go almost 20 days saying absolutely NOTHING?

So I apologize for my behavior.......ehem........hehe :) ------------------and I do have some stuff to share in case you are still interested...lol!! :)

The first photo in this blog is a sample layout I am going to be teaching at Scrapbook Fever in Salem, Oregon on October 12, 2006. If you are around please join us, it will be fun :-) I am using Junkitz Teresa Collins' Love Line----- (www.junkitz.com) products for this creation. I really enjoyed designing this layout. It was really a challenge for me since I usually create single photo layouts, but I always enjoy a challenge, so it worked for me!
I am SO excited to go and teach this fun class!!! ****EDITED TO ADD*** Class pic above!!!







piggytales.com . The fresh green and blue combination was the perfect fit for this pic..of my husband, Steven and my sweet nephew, Kael, who is the baby of his sweet sis, Juhree and bro-in-law, Cory.........


When I see this photo I will forever remember the moment I captured it.........Steve and I just met our nephew,baby Kael for the first time. We have always been soo proud and have adored our other nephews Nick and Layne that it was so wonderful to be able to welcome another part to that wonderful equation. We both immediately loved this sweet lil guy and will treasure this evening of "cheeky kisses" and visiting with our new sweet boy, Kael!!! We love you lil buddy. We can't wait to see you all soon! Love, steve and tess :)











__________>Okay...so at times, I feel like the occassional mushy layout of Steve and I. But, really..... it is just so easy to be that way with him. He is truly a sweetie and I am VERY lucky gal! :-) *****This layout is titled, P.S. I love you. I created this layout with products from the elaborate kit of the most recent kits!!!!!!!! www.creatinginspirations.com .
I used some of the 7 Gypsjies patterned papers, Foofala patterned papers, and a Petaloo flower :-) I have so much stuff left over!! I am also working on some yummy projects for www.cropaddict.com which is another fun kit club I design for. I really enjoy working with these kits. I have a few things in the works right now. I seem to get going with a project and then think of another idea and start that. Pretty soon I have several projects/layouts going at once...lol! It truly *can* become a crazy mess then..(hehe!) All I can say with this kit is I am having fun scrapping some pics of my horse-ee days :D!!!
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