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Papertrey Ink February Release

Feb 14, 2009 Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards, My Timeless Templates

Well with this month’s Papertrey Ink release was SO much was revealed during the countdown, and boy was it fun!! You can scroll on down through the last week to see everything else I had to share 😀 There was a TON!!!

Boy was I hopping busy! Add that to no email due to the Verizon takeover, a new computer (had to transfer files) and the arrival of my niece, and all I can say is TAILSPIN 😀

My most favorite project for the release was this “framed art” piece (Lauren’s version of scrapbooking!)


I have to say Im proud of this one

If you know “me:, you know, I DON’T scrap!! But I was quite inspired by Heather’s new set, and decided to challenge myself! I love stepping out of that comfort zone. Keeps it fresh. I felt like I would use this challenge to capture this moment in my life. A moment I want to always remember-my children at these ages.

I looked at this challenge to myself NOT as a scrapbook page, but a framed piece of art for my home 😀 Much easier when the “scrapbook” term isn’t at me to be a GREAT scrapper artist! It’s just not me.

So I just thought ALTERED ITEM, ART! Not scrapbook page.

Remember framed art


Remember 10 things-photo close up

I love the swirly leaf pattern! I used some bridal confetti flowers, and some vellum butterflies, I punched and glitterized 😀


Look at those faces! I still see my babies. Not so baby anymore.

I made this page for my bedroom, so I could frame it. My children are at the BEST ages right now Alexa 9, Noah 6 and Amber almost 5. Amazing time to be their mom.

Where does the time go? I’m just in awe of how big they are, how much they have changed, and how fast it has flown by!

 I know it sounds so cliche, but it is SO true. Holding my little niece reminds me of when each of my babies was that small. Seems like only a few weeks ago, let along years!

Its funny when they are born you think you couldn’t love them a smidgen more, but every day that passes and the older they get, you love them just that much more everyday. WAY more than ever imaginable. The older they get, the more they develop into little people with personalities. There is more to love, more memories, more amazingess than you ever imagined possible.

This is a close up of some of the things I want to remember (and want my children to live daily)



It is 10 thing I want my children to always remember about themselves, as they grow.

1. You are one of a kind
2. Find happiness in every day
3. Listen to your heart
4. Love unconditionally
5. Be Kind to others
6. Always be honest
7. Trust in God
8. Know you are loved
9. Be thankful
10. Smile-always
Love you-mom

Stamps: Beyond Basic Borders, Journaling Lines
Cardstock : Blue Bayou, Dark Chocolate, White
Ink: Dark Chocolate, Blue bayou marker
Dark Chocolate grosgrain ribbon, bridal confetti, adhesive rhinestones, butterfly punch by Martha Stewart, glue, art glitter in ocean

 Just Because:


Well I LOVE purple! So I just went with it!!

I had fun using the large Damask design as my main focal point.


Using a rock -n-roll technique

I created a simple tri-fold card for some added “elegance”



Stamps : Damask Designs
Cardstock- Spring Moss, Lavender Moon, Plum Pudding, White
Ink-Spring Moss, Lavender Moon, Plum Pudding, Ripe Avocado, black
Ribbon- Plum pudding satin
Labels 1 nestability
Eggplant marker, adhesive rhinestones

Seriously Handbag


I made this fun patterned “purse”, using my Rounded Wrap Up! template and stamps listed in supply list! Like using stamped patterned paper.

 I just had too much fun with it. In case you didn’t notice. The seriously sentiment reminds me of a teen or tween girl!

The flower actually covers the oval “clasp” which inserts into a slot to keep the template closed.

My Timeless Template -Rounded Wrap Up!

Stamps- Hand written note, guidelines, beautiful Blooms
Cardstock-sweet blush, dark chocolate
Ink-Dark chocolate, copic markers
white gel pen, oval punches, making memories brad

Now I DO have a fabulous New Release project to share, but am using it for tomorrow Monday’s with My Time video 😀

So stay tuned! And until then, thanks for stopping by.

Welcome to the World!!

Feb 14, 2009 Author: mytime | Filed under: Uncategorized

I want to stop in here fast to announce my new niece was born!

Congratulations to my brother Rob and Valerie who did an AMAZING job pushing through her SPEEDY labor of only 4 hours!!!

I have some better photos but don’t have ANY time because I am going back to the hospital to drive them home and spend the night helping them settle in!

Welcome to the world!


Gabriella Amber Vigeant

February 12th, 2009

3:10 pm

8lbs 8 oz, 20 inches long

All I can say is I’m in love with her!

I’ll be back with lots of better photos and stuff later. The right after birth photo does her no justice!

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