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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Brighton's Birthday Blog Hop

Welcome to a very special celebration for a very special little boy. Brighton is a sweet little boy who has had a rough start to his life. The doctors believe Brighton has a rare metabollic disease called mitochondrial disease.  Mitochondrial disease is an energy depleting disease. You can read more about Mitochondrial disease at or

Brighton has made it to his 2nd birthday, despite all the challenges that he has faced this year. So we are all gathering to celebrate and cheer.
Today several talented crafty friends have decided to jon me in this celebration!
If you came from Mary's then you are in the right place. If not please go back to the beginning at Shawnee's blog and be sure to see all the amazing projects.
We have some great sponsors for this hop they include:

A $20 GC to KaDoodle Bug Designs 
Like her fan page HERE
(GC is for regular priced items, not sale prices)

A dust cover for a Silhouette Cameo from Wunder's Creations

Like her page HERE

This adorable Mini Album Kit from Honey Bearz Designs

Head on over to her fan page  HERE

An adorable Stamp Set from Mary at CardzTV Stamps

Requirements to enter:
Leave a comment on each blog
Follow each sponsor on FB (if you don't do fb let us know)
Leave a comment on Shawnee's blog with your birthday wish for Brighton

My project is a special card for a special boy.  I used Birthday Bash Cartridge to make the card.

Now you are onto your next party stop  which is Melissa  
Thanks so much for joining us!


Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Happy Fall Y'all ~ September 18

Welcome to the Happy Fall Y'all ~ September 18 Blog Hop.  You should have gotten here from Miriam ~ .  If you didn't by all means, start at the beginning with Lisa ~ .

My project for the hop is "The Mouse in the Pumpkin" file from Scrapping With Lisa Designs. ( I made a black stand up box for my background, and plan to use this as part of my fall decorations.

Continue on in our fall frolic by going to Janet ~ .  Hope you enjoy and have a great day.



Friday, September 14, 2012

Friend - A Treasure Forever

Just a card I made for my BFF since school days, Marilyn.  :-)


Saturday, September 8, 2012

9/9/2012 I Love Being a Grandma Blog Hop

Welcome to 9/9/2012 I Love Being a Grandma Blog Hop!!  Well those that know me know I am not a Grandma, LOL.  But I sure hope to be one day.  You should have gotten here from Ellen - , but if for some reason you didn't please start at the first with Lynne ~ .

My project for today is a digi print from and I colored her with PrismaColors.  I used Echo Park Paper and butterflies as embellishments.

I know you will enjoy our entire lineup for this Hop.

  1. Lynne ~
  2. Kimberly ~
  3. Lisa ~
  4. Laura-
  5. Claire -
  6. Ellen -
  7. Anita ~
Blessings to all the Grandma's and enjoy.  Happy Grandparents Day to everyone.  (I do have a grand dog by the way :-) )


September Calendar Girls' Blog Hop

Welcome to our September Calendar Girls' Blog Hop. Papercrafts Presents 365 Cards magazine which is our inspiration for these monthly hops which thus became the Calendar Girls. The magazine has Creative Ideas for every day of the year: occasions, holidays, and celebrations including 42 unique holidays!!! These unique holidays are our inspiration. The September unique holidays are:

National Sewing Month - Lynne
Classical Music Month - Lisa Woodward
National Blueberry Popsicle Month - Lisa Peters
3: Labor Day - Janet
5: Cheese Pizza Day - Miriam
6: Fight Procrastination Day -
6: Read a Book Day ~ Lucy
9: National Grandparent's Day - Kimberly
11: Patriot Day - Janet
12: National Day of Encouragement - Anita
12: National Chocolate Milkshake Day - Anita
13: National Fortune Cookie Day - Jearise
15: Make a Hat Day -
16: National Playdoh Day - Lisa Peters
16: National Neighborhood Day -
18: National Cheeseburger Day -Lisa Woodward
19: International Talk Like a Pirate Day ~ Lucy
21: International Peace Day - Jearise and Miriam
22: Autumn Begins - Janet
22: Elephant Appreciation Day - Kimberly
22: Okoberfest - Lynne
25: National Comic Book Day - Miriam
28: Ask a Stupid Question Day - Laura

The hop starts with Lynne ~ ( You won't want to miss a single calendar event not to mention the weddings, graduations, birthdays -- ok, you get the idea!!!!

The line-up for September includes:

Lynne ~
Lisa Woodward:
Lisa Peters:
Miriam -
Kimberly -
Jearise -
Laura -

Stop by and check out these holidays as I am sure you are going to want to remember these holidays and include them in your card making projects!!!!!


Thanks for stopping by and mark your calendar again next month to see what Holidays to Celebrate on October 13, 2012 for the next Calendar Girls Blog Hop!


Thursday, September 6, 2012

Boys and Their Toys 9/6/2012

No matter what the age, boys have always had their toys. The older the boys get themore expensive the toys to say the least!!!!

My brothers when they were younger always had their trucks, Matchboxes, Hot Wheels not to mention the construction sets. Now, that they are older, my one brother has his trains and his antique car that he is his pride and joy!!!!!
 We are about to discover what toys are boys have and had with this hop and hope you sit back and enjoy our stories.

We have a very talented group of ladies to share with you not only their projects but stories and the entire line-up is listed below!!!

  1. Lynne ~
  2. Kimberly ~
  3. Maria Matter ~
  4. Lucy ~
  5. Lisa ~
  6. Anita~

We have a great sponsor for this hop. Nikki, from Paper Piecings by Nikki has graciously donated one file for this hop. The file Nikki is giving is titled, Boys and their Toys and can be found here.

To be eligible for the prize, you must comment on every blog along the way, and become a fan on her fan page.

At our house, boy toys are all about the cars.  I made this car for Grandparents day using Cosmo Cricket Joy Ride Paper and the car is cut from the Cricut Lite Beep Beep Cartridge.

Hope you enjoyed our project.  I will be the last stop along the way today.


Sunday, September 2, 2012

Krazy Crafting Crew's Autumn Colors - Day Two

Welcome to the Krazy Crafting Crew's monthly hop. This month's theme is "Autumn Colors." Our creative crew has been busy creating beautiful and fun projects with the colors of autumn so please take a hop through to see their projects and to leave a comment of encouragement. Our hostess for this month is Lissa - So Many Crafts, So Little Time if you have stumbled upon the hop and want to see it all that's were to go. She will have the full line up posted in case you began in the middle of the hop or find a broken link. If you have came from Lisa -Hand Made with Love by Lisa you are coming right along. We also have a special sponsor each month - Scrapbook Stamp Society (

They would love to reward one special blog visitor with a prize from their store. To be qualified for their drawing, please comment on all participating blogs and let them know you have.

You can receive extra entries for following them on Facebook at ( and for commenting on the Scrapbook Stamp Society blog (

Here is my project for the Krazy Crafting Crew:


I made a "Welcome" poster for the bulletin board in my Sunday School Class.  We have a new group of toddlers starting today.

Thank you so much for stopping by today!!!  Now please continue on to Cicily -Pink Dalmation Scrapper .
Complete Line Up
Jearise - Lorby's World
Pam L - MzLavr2
Paula McLane Jennings - Precious Pages with Paula


Saturday, September 1, 2012

It's a WildLife Blog Hop September 1,2012

Welcome to Gill's blog Hop It's a Wildlife.You should have started at the beginning with Gill   .     She is our wonderful hostess and you do not want to miss any of the creations.The hop right before me is Jacki    --I hope you left her some blog love.

For my project I created a
DIY paper bag album from Create Serendipity  with a circus theme.We have had such cloudy weather with Isaac  I am afraid this is the only picture that I could use.I plan on giving to a little boy in our Church.

Now, please go to Zenita        and see what she has created.Thank you very much for stopping by today and please have a safe Labor Day Holiday.