Friday, September 30, 2011

Fancy Pants Card Challenge!

Happy Friday! Tomorrow is World Card Making Day and Fancy Pants wants to celebrate!

Here are the details....

Join us in our challenge to create a greeting card. Here is what you need to do to enter.
Simply create a greeting card with any theme that you'd like—make sure to use at least some Fancy Pants products—and post it to our Facebook Wall between now and Oct. 8, 2011.
We will judge the cards and select three winners to each receive a prize package. The winners will also have their card featured on the blog.
*We will accept only one entry per person. Challenge is open to US and International residents. Entries are due by midnight MST, Saturday, October 8th, 2011. Cards posted to our wall prior to Sept. 30, 2011 do not qualify. We will post the three winners here on the blog on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, so be sure to check back then to see if you've won.

Here is a card I created with Fancy Pants Supplies  a little while back....

For more card inspiration, make sure to visit the Fancy Pants blog. I promise you will fall in love. ;)

Oh, and while we are talking about Fancy Pants...I have a couple of new layouts to show you...

I really LOVE the new Off to School Collection. Aren't those glasses just the cutest? Thanks for stopping by!

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Thursday, September 29, 2011

ER kits....

....yesterday, I spent all day working on DT requirements for the end of the month. I finished everything up at about 3:30. I went to pick up the middle two boys from school. We came home, did homework and misc. stuff around the house. At a little before 6, I sat back down at my computer with a tall glass of sweet tea, ordered pizza online, opened up Illustrator...and then got a phone call....It was Nick (my husband, who was at an important work meeting), telling me that Steven (our 16 year old) just got hurt at his soccer game. He was hit in the chest and is coughing up blood.

I'm pretty sure that I don't remember much of what happened between hanging up the phone and getting to my son. He said that he blacked out twice, his fingers were numb..he was really a mess. As soon as we walked into the hospital, they whisked him away while I got him registered. I walked into the room and he was already hooked up to an EKG machine and the nurse was getting an IV started. His vitals were looking good and the doctor came by a little later to tell us that his EKG was good too. He was sent for an x-ray. Meanwhile, his whole soccer team showed up to the ER, even the coach. They were all really concerned. I went to the waiting room and assured them he was doing alright. They wanted to make sure he knew that they won the game. When Steve left, they were tied with the other team and going into overtime. This win means that they made it to the finals. :)

When the x-rays came back, doc said everything looked really well. It seems that he probably has a pulmonary contusion (bruised lung) and that he will have a bit of pain for a couple of days but he will be just fine. Thank God. That was wonderful news. The bad news though is that he has to sit out of the games this weekend when the tournament starts. I know that is gonna be hard on him. This is the best season his team has ever had.

Well, other than that "excitement", I've been doing my usual, working on projects and creating kits. Here are a few of my recent Garden Girl projects for Two Peas. I've been mixing it up lately, playing with both paper and digital. I really love them both! Click  the links for credits....

© Two Peas in a Bucket
© Two Peas in a Bucket
© Two Peas in a Bucket
And here are my newest digital releases.....

Just Smile - Paper Set 1
Just Smile - Paper Set 2
Just Smile - Paper Set 3
Just Smile - Element Set 1
Just Smile - Element Set 2
Just Smile - Element Set 2 - FREE!
Just Smile - The Collection - Buy them All & SAVE!
and here are a few layouts for some inspiration...

by Aussiekat
by ~Karen~
by Miranda Assenberg
Aren't those fabulous?! Enjoy your Thursday! :)

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Monday, September 19, 2011

Journal Stamps

Hi everyone! Just wanted to make a quick post to let you know about a couple of new digital releases in my store. I released two great Journal Stamp kits. They are a fabulous tool for your journaling needs, both digital and hybrid. The kits come with png and abr files so you can have the flexibility to use them just the way you want to. :)

Here are a couple of projects by the super talented jbarksdale at Two Peas:

I just adore how she she used the stamps for both a digital and hybrid project. Isn't that invite just darling?!
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