Monday, June 27, 2011

Be sure to come back this Friday!

Yes, PaperCutz is having our first ever blog hop with lots of creative ideas and even some great prizes on some blogs. I guarantee a day of fun! You will hear more towards the end of the week!

Sunday, June 26, 2011

We are having a blog hop!!!

Come and join us this Friday, July 1 for a Star Spangled Banner Blog Hop! You will see lots of cool creations and when you leave me a comment on Friday, you will be registered for some awesome BLOG CANDY!!! You will start at our home at PaperCutz and will be linked to each of the design team. Come and join in the fun and get a chance to win a fabulous gift too. You have to check out all the links so you can see who is giving away some wonderful prizes! Here is just a the few things that will be given to one lucky winner from my blog!

Friday, June 24, 2011

Challenge #97 at PaperCutz this week!

This weeks challenge is to create a layout, card, or papercraft using the colors pink, white, orange and a little black if you like. It can be any theme. I did a cupcake card and used pearls as the sprinkles. Please join us this week and let me see what great creations you come up with!! Just follow this link to PaperCutz.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

It's called the "funk"

Yep, I have it! Can't seem to create anything this week at all that looks halfway decent. Not sure what is going on with my mojo, but for sure it has gotten up and gone! I guess the crafters "funk" has bitten me. I have soooo much to do and the time to do it, but no desire at all. I guess this recovery period after the surgery is about to get on my last nerve and I still have 3 more weeks to go. They say you can't do this or that and wearing this heavy back brace in the heat is for the birds! I keep looking at the swimming pool calling my name and glad it has been raining for a few days because I would be paying it a visit. I have got all the shows I have DVR'd watched, watching a lot of "In Session", HLN, and The Talk. I have even been watching the many reruns of Law and Order. I have been sorting through my craft stuff trying to clean out what will never get used and working on stuff for a yard sale, but not interested in that either. I hope the "funk" will end soon, but till then, back to

Friday, June 17, 2011

Happy Father's Day

This week at PaperCutz, the challenge is to make a card, layout, or papercraft for Father's Day in any color or style, but to use a tag or tags. I put this one off till the last minute because I really struggle doing guy cards. It is hard for me to come up with ideas for the men in my life, nothing seems to be the right thing. I had some help with the Father's Day cartridge on this one. I still need to do more since it will be here before we know it!! Please join us this week by following the link on the name.

Sunday, June 12, 2011

A couple of cards....

Since I can't do anything much since my surgery, I have been scrapbooking and a little cardmaking. I made a few cards to send for thank you's but neglected to take pictures of them duh! I made a couple more last night, but have not added any sentiment yet until I know what and who they will go to. I used Close to my Heart cardstock and papers for these cards. I know my dear friend Emily who sells the paper to me will love these! Thanks for stopping by.

Friday, June 3, 2011

Paper Cutz Challenge #94

Luckily I had a project completed to use for this challenge this week over at PaperCutz. We would love you to join us this week with your own beach or travel theme. It can be a card, layout, or paper craft. This is perfect for those wonderful pictures that you need to scrap. I hope you will enjoy this challenge and I can't wait to see what you do!!! I am a little late posting this today because I had lumbar spinal surgery this week and just got home late Wednesday and moving kind of slow right now, but I will be as good as new in a couple weeks or so. My recovery time is long, but each day I feel stronger. I am wearing a back brace and getting around with a wheel walker which I named "Blue Lighting". Join our challenge this week by following the link above.

Thursday, June 2, 2011

I am home

I had my surgery Tuesday morning and am home. They did the surgery, but the rest is up to me. I need to take it slow, but walk several times daily with a walker and wear a back brace. One of the nurses there had my exact surgery so that gave me lots of encouragment seeing how good she gets along. I did not sleep at all in the hospital because they had an elderly lady across the room screaming all night long and again, it is not home. My super husband is home this week to attend to my needs and a couple of my neighbors brought meals. They were much appreciated since Joe can't cook. I am so lucky to have people around who take care of me. I get staples out in 4 weeks and after that I can start doing some exercises with the walker and some sitting. The recovery is long, but not if I can help it. Thanks to all of you I received messages from and prayers. I am so grateful for them and hope with the continued prayers I will be back my orney self in no time. Bless you all.