Friday, February 29, 2008

Memory Makers toot!

I just received an email that a layout has been selected to be published in Memory Makers annual Scrapbook Idea Gallery.

What a nice surprise! They called for many different categories but I only submitted one page, and it got picked up! Wooohoooo!!!!

ETA: update: they moved the page to the November/December 2008 gallery of the magazine...
This is it:

Friday, February 22, 2008

Sapporo Crop

The monthly crop has started on the ScrapSteet boards and it will last all through the weekend! Loaded with games, challenges and fun! Come join us!

I made this blinkie :)

Thursday, February 21, 2008

12" x 12" - Sketch 3

Please feel free to use this sketch for your personal use (only). I would love to see what you do with it! Please send me an email to show me your creation, then I will post it here too!

I used this sketch to create "Rooster". I was thrilled it was selected as the cover layout of ScrapStreet Magazine in December 2007:


Supplies: Paper, Chipboard Heart: BasicGrey, Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper, Chipboard Alphabet: Scenic Route, Ribbon: SEI, Bling: Heidi Swapp, Brads: Junkitz,
Ink: Rubber Stampede, ColorBox (Clearsnap), Stamp: Staples, Rub-Ons: Daisy D’s, BasicGrey, Pen: ZIG Millennium (Kuretake), Markers: Marvy Memories, Sakura.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Look what I got!

Happy mail from my SIL (DH's sister); a big box with Valentine's gifts for all of us! She sent me this:

Gonna play with it later today!

It was so funny - when I opened it Larissa said: "It's a Craft Lite Cutter!". My 4 year old daughter knows better what is on the scrapbooking market today than I do! LOL! I asked her how she knew and she said she had seen it on TV.

I just played with it! I had to press down harder on the blade than I had expected but what a fun toy! It has a scoring/folding blade which is perfect for making cards. Normally I use a ruler and a letter opener to score the cardstock, but it is never completely straight. With this blade it is fast and straight! I am gonna use this one a lot!
Of course it has a straight blade and also some decorative blades which are a lot easier to work with than deco-scissors. And a perforating blade which is fun too!

Thank you Ria!!!

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Well, that didn't work very well ...

Yesterday everything was working fine, but this morning I could not update/post/publish anything anymore on my "old" blog.
I used my own web server instead of Blogspot for hosting my blog and all of a sudden people got FTP publishing problems.
I read on the Blogger Message Boards and User Groups that many people had the same problems (some have not been able to publish anything for 2 weeks) so I decided to switch to Blogspot for hosting my blog.
Keeping my fingers crossed that this will work ...