Thursday, January 14, 2010

Bad Blogger...

AND OUR FIRST GROUPIE MEETING OF 2010! Hi everyone. I am sooo sorry--not posted in sometime. It's been a busy week and while I REALLY enjoyed our dinner and class on Tuesday night, it wiped me out (just got 7 more days of antibiotic...!) That said, we had our first pot-luck dinner (that was delicious!) and meeting of the year. What a WONDERFUL group of ladies we have! I was thrilled-not only that everyone was laughing and having a good time (other than trying to pick off the backing of redline tape laid down on plastic (next to impossible as you can tell by MC's face (left)!), and Buzz' tools falling apart all night (she did manage to put them all back together!) We missed Theresa--she was stuck in Boone with snow (I assume) taking Michael back to Appalachian State. I was SOOOO PROUD of them--this was NOT an easy class--but they have the basic techniques down and are able to help each other along! That made my teaching (alone!) SOOO much easier! My lighting isn't good on any of these...but you'll get the general idea. I used the new TOPSTITCH paper by Close to my Heart. It is GORGEOUS!!! Robin's egg blue, pink, chocolate brown and cream! It's to die for! I used several of the new CTMH stamp sets as well-Charmed, State of Mind, Notice the Details--oh and Definitions, along with some floral Stampin Up and Taylored Expressions stamps. The ribbon? Believe it or not (and I'm not even though I bought it myself!) from our local Wal-Mart! Our craft section there is well-not even a "section"! So I was quite surprised to find these ribbons that matched perfectly! While they didn't create this same design thoroughout (it took me almost 2 days to construct embellish this! And a lot of pop dots : ), they all had the Topstitch papers and WM ribbon and constructed and decorated their books as they wanted. I should have taken a picture of them when they had finished-hind sight is always 20-20. Oh well.Hope you enjoyed it! I did! Until next time, happy stamping and scrapping. Blessings, Sharon
DISCLAIMER: I've worked an hr. on this post and Blogger keeps throwing everything cattywhampus! Sorry!

(and finally, with all the tabs pulled out...!)


artfulwhimsies said...

just beautiful!!! Sorry I wasnt there.

Stressed Stamper said...

All great cards - wish card making was big where I live - and wish there were classes like that close in a little village though, and alas have to work during the day when classes if any are on - sniff