Saturday, December 26, 2009

Grocery bags

I made a bunch of gorcery bags for Christmas gifts this year. Here are the ones that went to family members.

Michelle's bag. Two of her favorite colors are pink and yellow.

My mom's bag. She likes animal prints. :)

Jenny's bag. Possibly my personal favorite bag :).

My mother-in- law's bag.

Lastly, Elizabeth's bag.

Stephanie's bag

I made a bunch of grocery bags for Christmas this year. This is what Stephanie's looks like.

Elizabeth's stationary

Here is Elizabeth's stationary from Christmas 2009.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Christmas cards

I think nearly everyone has received theirs now. Here are the five different designs I sent out this year:

Details: The cards are size A2 in pool blue from paper-source. The pattern paper is Flurry Kisses from SEI's Winter Song line. The felt shapes are from Little Yellow Bicycle's 25 days of Christmas line. they were so easy to use because they were stickers! The "Merry Christmas" is a stamp by Hero Arts and I used Zing silver embossing powder.

Monday, December 14, 2009


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Sunday, December 6, 2009

27th Birthday

My birthday celebrations lasted for two weeks this year. I celebrated the week before when Noey came into town, on my actual birthday with my husband, and the week after with Ashley and Stephanie.
Details: I believe that the paper is from My Mind's Eye, but I am not 100%. The cake is from Jollee's, my mom gave it to me for my birthday.


My husband took some pictures of our cat when she decided to climb into my Halloween bag. Isn't she cute!?
Details: All the papers are from Martha Stewart's Halloween line.

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Three years

This year we celebrated three years of marriage. I can't believe it has been that long already! We went out for dinner at a roll your own sushi place in Austin, Maki and then followed that up with some delicious Amy's ice cream.
Details: The patterned paper is Citrus from Crate Paper's Lemon Grass Collection. The ric rac strip is by Bazzill in Rio De Janero. The cute couple was cut out from the Sweethearts Cricut cartridge that my husband got me for my birthday. The title was cut out using Lyrical Letters.

Japanese Garden

During our Dallas/Ft. Worth trip in the spring, we stopped at the Ft. Worth botanical gardens. Within the garden they have a beautiful Japanese garden. It is so peaceful.

Details: The patterned paper is Myrrh from SEI's Dill Blossom line. The leaves are from Making Memories' Autumn Splendor line that is only at Michaels. thanks Noey for the leaves!

Friday, November 13, 2009

Sneak Peek

Here is a sneak peek of my Christmas cards. The dot paper is Flurry Kisses from SEI's Winter Song line. The stamp is by Hero Arts. Stay tuned for a full view of all 5 designs!

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Halloween cards

Here is the assortment of cards I made this year for Halloween. I think everyone has received theirs. They are truly random!

Card for Stephanie. Paper is from the Martha Stewart Halloween collection. Punch is the infamous Drippy Goo punch my Marta Stewart. Ghost and buttons are from the Making Memories Spook Alley collection.

Card for Noey. The punched edge is the Drippy Goo punch. Paper strip is from Martha Stewart. Bat and circle are from the Making Memories Spook alley collection.

Card for my sister. Circle and Monster title are from the Spook Alley collection. Stamp is by Hero Arts. Brads are from Bo Bunny I think.

Card to my parents. The Drippy goo punch. All other products are from the spook alley collection.

Card to my husband's parents. Line is by Reminisce.

Card to B.

Card to Jenny. Made from vinyl stickers I got from a friend.
Card for GQ. Made with vinyl stickers.

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Dinner Party

We hosted a formal dinner party this year for our Halloween party. It was so much fun getting dressed up and eating off the china! We had a blast.
Details Everything is from the Making Memories Spook Alley collection!

Pumpkin Patch

We went to our favorite pumpkin place again this year in Marble Falls. The pumpkin ice cream was the best it has ever been this year. The place was packed though, I guess I should stop recommending that place to people. Then there wouldn't be such a crowd ;)
Details: Background paper is from the Spook Alley collection by Making Memories. The green pattern paper is by Bo Bunny. Title embellishment is by Jollee's. The drippy strip was made using the Martha Stewart "drippy goo" punch.

Crane Hill Beach

When we were visiting family in Ipswich we went to the Crane Hill beach. The sand was soft and we hiked on some of the sand dune trails. The water was freezing though and we didn't spend much time in it.
Details: Paper is Pina Colada Popsicle by BoBunny. The title is by Basic Grey. The fish embellishments are by Jollee's.

Monday, October 5, 2009

Halloween Dinner Party Invites

The invites! The felt ghost and the looking glass pumpkin are both from the Making Memories' Spook Alley Collection. The eerie ribbon is from the Spook Alley collection as well.

The inside of the box mailers. Paper is from Making Memories' Spook Alley collection. The spider webs are flocked!
Ashley's invite. I thought the skull was so her!
Noey's invite. I thought the lollipop might go with some paper she has. ;)
The box mailer ready to go off to the post office. I bought the boxes (size A2) from

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Kings Canyon

One of the many layouts from our visit to the Sequoia National Forest.
Details: Background paper is Orange Ledger by Little Yellow Bicycle. Ribbon is from the Traveler line by Little Yellow Bicycle. Title was cut out using the Lyrical Letters Cricut cartridge.

A day with Max Man

We recently went to Massachusetts to visit with Chris' sister and her husband and our adorable nephew. We had a blast the first morning we watched him. This layout shows just a few of the photos I took. :)
Details: Background paper is Sparkle by Fancy Pants Designs. The title was cut out using the Lyrical Letters Cricut cartridge (Jack Sprat feature). The felt buttons are from Making Memories' Animal Crackers line.

As part of our labor day weekend trip, Chris and I went to the Red Mango that had just opened in San Antonio. We first had Red Mango on our recent trip to San Jose. They have the tastiest pomegranate frozen yogurt!
Details: Background paper is Mango Luau Lime by Bo Bunny. The black paper is Blackbird by Bazzill. The ice cream cones are by Jollee's.