OK so I kind of lifted this idea from the Archiver’s flyer..but what the heck! I got this Cosmo Cricket Paper on sale at Archivers and have used it once in a card. Other than that I was a little bit intimidated by it…even though I just love it. Then I got the new flyer in the mail and wayyyyy at the back was this little, itty, bitty picture of a recipe mini album thing that used this paper…ah ha I thought…and I set to work. I had some chipboard and some of those ring things ( I am SO technical it kills me) and with a little help from my Cropadile (anyone else think this looks like an instrument of torture?) I set to work. This is going to be a menu planner for my hubby and kids who are always asking “what’s for dinner?” I figured I would add some cards in there with weekly menus so they can see what we are having without asking me incessantly!!! I also think I will add a 3rd hole and ring thingy in the middle to balance it a little better.
This is the result of me playing around with a brown paper bag and some stamps and some snowflakes! The little tag was fun…My first tag ever. The ‘to’ is stamped in the snowflake. After I was all done I was disappointed with how it turned out…but well I am a big girl and I thought I would share it anyways seen as my posts seem few and far between lately. My Mojo is on hiatus or vacation or something.
I don’t share much on here about my rediscovery of my faith in the Lord, but it is a journey I have recently undertaken. I am truly blessed in my life and thank God every day for this. I spend an hour on Wednesdays attending a small group at church learning what the Bible tells us is in store for the future. I thought I would give these bookmarks to the other members of the group. I don’t own any scripture stamps from CTMH so these are all rubber stamps and I have to say they don’t like my CTMH inks. That is why my second sentiment is stamped in black. I finally found an ink that matched the chocolate CS that liked my rubber stamp (the first picture). The crosses are embossed in gold and cut out and mounted on foam tape. OK this may be really weird and quirky of me but I use all the leftover bits from those things you push your pop dots out of…(hate to waste anything.)
I don’t have a supply list for you tonight BUT if you are interested please just email me.
I am finding life to be very FULL at the moment and so I am thinking you are going to see twice weekly postings from me from now on. I will aim for Saturday and Wednesdays for the moment.
My daughter swam in her first ever swim meet yesterday. She just turned 13 and only learned to swim a few years ago. She was in swimming lessons this summer. She really took to swimming and was so proud that she was finally ‘good’ at something. Her swim instructor suggested joining a swim team, so we did. We go to practice 3 times a week. They are only just learning how to turn and start on the blocks ETC. She can’t even do a dive start. She had to race against kids who have been swimming and training for many years…she swam against girls who were much bigger than her. I don’t have some Cinderella story for you here… She finished last in the 2 events she swam in, but I have never been more proud of her! She never gave up..she did her best and finished the races. You don’t always have to win to be a winner and you don’t always have to be the best to shine!