Thursday, November 17, 2011

Paper Hoarders Guest Designer : Patrice Carrow and....

 Hello and welcome back!!!  So glad to have you!! 
Today is Paper Hoarder Guest Designer day and WOW!!!  Our guest, Patrice Carrow, has totally ROCKED this challenge!!!  The challenge was to make a Christmas themed tag. She is the best at vintage and shabby chic and this tag will totally prove that!!  I am thankful to have her in my life. She is such an inspiration to me and many others. Ok.. on with the tag ;)  

Ok.. now isn't this just GORGEOUS!!!!!  Patrice has an online store where you can purchase the items she used. The store is Ooh lala Vintage Treasures. Her store is a sponsor of Paper Hoarders so.. all the yummy laces and such.. yep, come from her store!!!  Be sure to go visit if you like anything vintage or shabby chic. The prices are AWESOME and shipping is FAST!!!
You can visit Patrice's blog  My Creative mind  to get inspired and see more of her amazing work. She has quite a few videos which always amaze me!! 
Thank you Patrice for being our Guest Designer for this term and for being a Paper Hoarder!! You surely are a treasure!!

Now.. onto some personal bloggy time. I know I don't usually do this, but today is a special day and I wanted to share something with you all. I hope Colton's story can inspire some of you who may have a lil one, or a big one, who doesn't "talk" like the others.

Happy 4th Birthday Colton!!
Today is also my lil man's 4th birthday!! Wow has time flied!!! Seems like just yesterday he was born.  He has and still is overcoming many obstacles most lil 4 year olds don't have to worry about. My lil guy has Apraxia , which is a speech disorder. He has came a LONG way and I am sooo proud to be his mommy. I want to include a couple videos I took of him.. more for just me, but to share with you. HERE  is a link to Colton's page on the Cherab site. You can read the updates and watch additional videos. Here are a couple videos of my lil guy. The first one is before he started taking Nutrii Veda and the other only 4 short months later. WOW!!!  I am sooo proud of my lil man!!

 Colton BEFORE NV 6-8-2011
And here he is again.. 4 months later.

My lil guy is in pre-school and really enjoys it. He gets therapy twice a week and really enjoys it. Here is my lil guy now. Isn't he such a cutie!!
Happy Birthday lil man. Mommy and daddy love you SOOO much!!!

Thank you all for visiting. Thank you Patrice for being such a GEM to all of us and for sharing your post with my lil birthday boy. ;) 

Thank you all for visiting. 
Till next time...
Happy Crafting!!! 


Friday, November 11, 2011

Paper hoarders Design Team #2

Hey ya'll.. glad to have ya..
Today is Paper Hoarders Design Team #2 day and I am totally excited to share with you their lay outs. Yep, team #2 is the lay out team. Their challenge was to make a "Thankful" layout. They all did a gorgeous job. Please be sure to click their names and go to their blogs. They have all the details and such there. 


Thank you so much ladies for being such great design team members and for being PAPER HOARDERS!!! Ya'll remember to go leave a lil love on their blogs!!!

Thanks for stopping by.. Be sure to come see us again ;)



Thursday, November 10, 2011

Thankful Thursday Design Team

 Hello ya'll!! Glad to have you!!! 
Today is Thankful Thursday Design Team over at Crazy About Cricut. Our challenge was to make something that "fell" open. WOW!! Was this ever a challenge!! I needed a card for a good friend of mine and came up with this tag card. I hope you like it. ssshhh.. my friend doesn't know this is hers!!! :)  
and here is where the "fall" comes in.... 
So.. there ya go!! A "falling" happy birthday tag ;) I know.. I amaze myself sometimes too!! LOL.. I hope you liked my card!! Don't forget to go visit Crazy about Cricut's Blog to check out the rest of the design team and see what prize Jenny may have!!! I know you won't be disappointed!!!
Thanks for stopping by. 

Happy Crafting!!! 


Friday, November 4, 2011

Paper hoarders DT "Thankful"

Hello everyone!! Welcome back!! 
Today is our Paper hoarders Design Team Day. The theme is "Thankful". Thanksgiving is coming close and most families start thinking about what they are all thankful for. I am pretty sure we all have a list that would look similar. The DT did ONE project and you shall see how NOT similar they are. 


Thank you ladies for your projects!! Be sure to click their name and visit their blogs!!  They would love a few kind words. 
Thank you for stopping by. I hope these ladies inspired you to think about what you are thankful for.
Until next time...
Happy Crafting!!