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Emily's Sealife Book

Today's entry is a special book I made for my niece Emily. She just had a birthday and I always try to make her something special. I sent her a gift card for her birthday and told her to let me know what she wanted as her special treat. (Her birthday is April 15th so you all know I was extra busy!!) Her request was a Sea life book with Dolphins So Last week I was at Terry's house - Creative Cuts and More And she had a book very similar to this with a kit I could buy.
Sorry to anyone who also falls in love it was the last one. It was great since I just joined her design team... and I need to learn how to work on this style of books. It is a hybrid chipboard and acrylic album. I fell in love with the pages and thought it fit the needs Emily described. Plus I would learn a new technique. Bear with me on the pictures I am trying to show you the album the best way I can. I took pictures of the pages as is and then I added paper to show you the individual pages. Not the prettiest …

Diaper Cake for Liz and Norah

Ok this is a post about a gift Liz received from my dear Mom Sheila. Sheila is my step mom through my biological father Dan and well I am not in contact with him, I am in contact with Sheila. As some of you know my background and my parents names and are going What???
(So just to clear that all up really briefly)
But as you are all so dear to me as well I just want to share what Sheila sent to Liz for baby Norah.


 We got the package yesterday and had the cake sitting on the coffee table
waiting for Liz (and Derek) when she got home from school.  The other side of the cake - Wow it is a masterpiece!   Tried to get a picture of her face when she first saw the cake but that didn't work this was the best I could do. But we all know my issues with the camera:)  Ok I know its blurry but I wanted to make sure we had this shot as well.  Breaking into the cake and getting the card out.  A quiet moment with the card :)  On to the Cake!
I didn't take pictures of the dismantle I just felt …

Baby Shower Stuff

Baby Shower For Liz and Norah
 Invitation that was sent out  Center piece that comes out - had to show the full elephant Couldn't leave off the dots! These were so fun to add on to the back
and added just that little bit of oomph needed to complete the invitation.
 At the shower Derek, Liz's husband surprised Liz with her best friend Melody
who flew in from Oregon for the weekend It was a wonderful surprise!

Cupcake toppers I made for the cupcakes
I was really bad at taking pictures at the shower.
There were adorable cupcakes there with these toppers in them
We just didn't get s single picture of them.



Had to add in a handmade card from our dear friend Hanna as she went with our giraffe theme.
Love this card Hanna...
So glad Hanna was able to attend the party.

 The card I made for Liz I knew had to be a special surprise card
as she is always doing my card classes. I had seen one like this online so I figured I could do it.
I loved that I was able to capture her face in th…

April Card Class

Creative Cards Class
Come and have fun making 10 Fun and creative cards!
Cost $35
Date: April 7, 2012
Time: 10-3 or until you finish your cards
RSVP: Please email or call ASAP with your intent to attend the class so I can have your kit ready and plan for lunch thanks - I have a few kits still available for this weekends class. Location: Parker Hobby Lobby
*Lunch is provided - Sub sandwich, chips, dessert and bottled water (chocolate on the table to snack on too!) You are welcome to bring your own drink if you desire but please bring it in a sealable container as to not spill on the table. Thank you so much for thinking of others on this matter. *Bring: basic adhesive, Bone folder, and scissors (all other products will be provided by me in the class)





























Class Treat for April were these adorable paper eggs
The floral pattern turned out to be my favorite.
Lots of gluing but these are so adorable!