Monday, May 31, 2010

Fun Photo Blocks

Happy Memorial Day!  Hope everyone enjoyed their day celebrating and remembering those who have given their lives for our freedom.  We are truly blessed! 

Just wanted to share some fun photo blocks that I made for Mother's Day for my MIL.  These are all the grandkids on my husband's side of the family so I thought it was a fun way to display all the kiddos together.  I just took a 2x4, measured the size I wanted, cut, sanded, painted, sanded some more and then glued my pictures on them.  It's a fun and different way to display photos in your home.  You can always cut the blocks a little bigger than your picture and add scrapbook paper behind it, add a ribbon around the block or some cute knobs to go on the top.  All fun ways to be creative!

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Tweet Tweet

I've been crafting up a storm over here, sewing, quilting, modpodging and hot glueing. FUN STUFF! Wondering what I've been doing?? Well here's one little sweet project. Miss G and I were at our favorite store today - Hobby Lobby....well ok, my favorite store. I usually hear, "not Hobby Lobby!!" We just happened down the 66% off Home Decor aisle and found this cute little bird cage and thought we would add a nest and a little birdy in it to hang in G's room. It was a fun mommy daughter project. I thought it turned out pretty cute and it looks so fun hanging on the curtain rod in front of her window. Not a bad deal at $3.00 for the cage, $1.59 for the birds and $1.99 for the nests. Total cost = SWEETNESS!

Monday, May 17, 2010

I'm Back.....and a Reminder

I'm back from my big ol' trip and ready to start blogging again.  But I just wanted to send out a reminder to check out Becky Higgins blog today for a spotlight on me and my photography!  Leave a comment for you or someone you know that needs family pictures done and you might be the lucky ducky who gets a free session with me! Tell everyone you know. It's so exciting!!!

Monday, May 3, 2010

Hello?....anybody home?

That's what my Miss G says when we all walk into the house.  I don't know who she's expecting but it's sure darn cute.  But just to let you know, I am here.  Just been MIA lately cause life is just busy ya know?  I haven't forgotten about you, I'm just getting ready for a BIG trip!  I'm sure I'll be creatively inspired and full of artsy ideas when I return from my trip with the hubs to EUROPE!!!!  Can you tell I'm excited? 

So I bid you adeu until next week when I return and leave you with some more exciting news....  So anyone who does any kind of scrapbooking - digital or paper or photography knows who the famous Becky Higgins is. I am so excited to be apart of her BIG PHOTOGRAPHY GIVEAWAY! There are over 150 photographers from all across the country giving away photo shoots to a deserving family in the month of May. 5 photographers will be featured on her blog every day for the whole month of May. My day is May 17th! If you are in my area (Dallas/Fort Worth/Denton -Texas) or know of a family that wants a fun photo shoot, leave a comment on Becky's blog on May 17th and you might just be the lucky winner!
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