Sunday, April 18, 2010

CAT Scrapbook Album

Happy Sunday Evening friends! We had a cold and rainy weekend here in the Northeast but I have to say that I didn't really mind as we were so busy I didn't have to feel guilty about not being able to enjoy any nice weather! LOL

Recently I've been hinting about this chipboard scrapbook album I picked up my LSS. All of the papers and the album itself are from BoBunny. I enjoyed putting this album together so much that I went back and picked up one for the DOG. :)

I don't have any photos to put in the album yet due to a few issues I'm having between my computer and my printer but hopefully my dh is going to fix that as soon I post here.

Well that's all I have to share with you this weekend. I hope you had an enjoyable and relaxing weekend doing whatever it is that makes you truly happy.
Enjoy your week.

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Birthday Card & Real Spring Weather!

Hello and happy Sunday evening to everyone in blog-land! We have been so blessed with our lately and it has been making me so very happy. The sun has been shining for several days now, we are experiencing above average temperatures, in the 60's and 70's and it looks like that trend will continue well into the coming week. Yeah!

Last night we met up with some new friends for dinner and conversation. We went to Bertucci's for dinner and I must say that while I love all of there meal choices I was especially pleased with my selection last night. I usually get the same old thing at every restaurant we frequent and Bertucci's is no exception. If I want a pizza I get the Silano and if I want pasta I either get the rigatoni and meatballs or the chicken, broccoli and ziti. Well last night I decided to step outside my comfort zone and be different ... and boy am I glad I did. Dinner was simply amazing! It was fettuccini with lobster and shrimp in a tomato cream sauce. Oh My Goodness ... it was heavenly! Can you tell that I would highly recommend it?! LOL

Well, our gentleman friend was having a birthday so of course I had to make him a card. I used a sketch from the new Paper Crafts Magazine titled Go To Sketches. I am really loving this magazine! This is one of Teri Anderson's sketches from page 24, if you are interested.

I used a combination of various papers and generic Bazzil cardstock. The beige cardstock background paper is something I had on hand and don't remember where it came from. I rounded the corners with a corner punch. The dark brown strip is Dark Chocolate from PaperTrey Ink and the green stripe is from Pixie Sticks by Imaginisce. I simply cut out just the green color I wanted. The green circles are Bazzil and the checked circles are from Park Buddies by S.E.I..

I also took advantage of the left over scraps and added a little touch to the inside of the card as well. The stamps are from Birthday Wishes by PaperTrey.

Well I'm off to start dinner. Thank you so much for stopping by! I hope you have a wonderful week full of sunshine and happiness.


Sunday, April 4, 2010

Happy Easter & Birthday Cards

Happy Easter! Did you have an enjoyable day? Hopefully you were able to spend the day with family, friends and loved ones. Are you in a sugar coma now?! LOL We spent the weekend enjoying some unseasonably warm weather here in the North East. It has been wonderful!

Yesterday was the birthday for a friends twins. They turned 5 and I am still in shock that they are that old already!! On our last trip to the LSS I came across a card kit by Basic Grey. It contained everything needed to put together 8 cards. I figured it might be fun to have some kids cards so easily available and besides, they're kids, they don't really care if I hand make them a card, right? :)

Here is Joshua's card. It has a bit of a glare on it but it was the best picture my hubby could get on short notice.

And here is Abbey's card. Aren't they cute? I hope they like them.

Yesterday my hubby and I went for a walk on a local hiking and biking trail through some conversation land near our house. It was a nice chance to get to use our camera. Now I just need to figure out how to use Paint Shop Pro a little better and then I should be able to print off some of the better pictures. Maybe I'll even share one or two with you here.

Until later ... have an enjoyable week.