Friday, October 30, 2009

Christmas is in the air... :)

I have been very curious as to how one makes the digital scrapbooking kits. I have gone all over the internet searching for tutorials or some type of guide that would tell me what to do, and today was guided by Jeff from BWScrapbooking. I told him I would send him samples of my papers, and here are the ones I created to send him:
You need to understand that this is my first official try! I have made paper before, but never with the desire to actually put it out there... I am very pleased with the outcome and cannot wait to start making digital kits.

To make these papers I used templates from Thaty Borges. She has AWESOME stuff, so make sure you check her out here.

Thanks for looking!

Love in Christ,


Tuesday, October 27, 2009


Today I have a layout to share... :) I was trying out for the Imaginisce Design Team and I had to create a project using 75% Imaginisce product. I thought this was an awesome challenge, especially because all I had was paper. So, as you probably already guessed, I created my own paper piecing embellishments to match the line. Here is the picture of the paper I used to create my patterns:

The designs are extremely tiny, so I literally hand drew all of them, and came up with this cute layout:

I must say that I had a BLAST! I absolutely love seeing how the little pieces come "alive". (Imagine how God must have felt once He breathed His Spirit into us!) So now it is a matter of waiting until November 1st to see if they liked it as much as I did... :)

Love in Christ,


"Then the LORD God formed man of dust from the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living being. " (Genesis 2:7)

Thursday, October 22, 2009

What I have been up to...

I know that it has been a while since I come around here, and to be honest, I really missed it. I love being able to come here and just talk... just share transparently what is and what is not. :) So, I want to start sharing with you the different projects I had been working on.

For the month of November I am going to be teaching a lot more than I have ever done since the store was re-opened, and I am a bit nervous. I spent hours second guessing my every move as I created the class projects until I realized that ultimately I do ALL things for the Lord, and that I already have His approval. So, here is what I came up with:

Happy Day: Glimmer Mist Technique LO (with hidden mini-album)

Mini Book of Me: Circle Explosion Album (with Distress Inks technique)

Christmas Cards: (Paper Piecing)

Explore Tag Album: (just a fun album to make)

Thanksgiving LO: Learning how to use the Distress Stickles

I truly had a blast creating these and I am sure that I will have even more fun once I teach them. There is just something about seeing the light bulb turn on in other people's creative minds... I love it!

I have also been a bit overwhelmed with the many things I have going on, but it has slowly (but surely) led me back to my first love: JESUS. I was telling Freddy the other day that there is a great danger about KNOWING God mentally vs. KNOWING Him in your heart. As I look at the people that surround me, I often times wonder if they have come to a place of complete and utter emptiness and depravity, that they finally understood that they NEED Christ! I am more convinced now than ever, than unless you get to a place where you REALIZE you NEED Him, your relationship with HIM will only be one of convenience and out of the common sense. Once you realize that you NEED Him, you will take hold of Him and you will surrender to the only One who will never give up!

May I ask you, where are you?

Love in Christ,


Monday, October 12, 2009

Kiki Art Design Team Members

I wanted to show you all the rest of the people that made it into the team. Here are their names: (As I get the info of their blogs, I will be adding the links here, so check often!)

Francophone team

Allophone team

Anglophone team

Hispanophone team

Love in Christ,


I made it into KIKI ART's Design Team!!

I am supposed to be sleeping, but I just cannot stop jumping and dancing! I was chosen to be part of Kiki-Art's New Design Team!!! WOOOOHOOO! If you went to CHA you would know that their product is unbelievable, and now I have been given the opportunity to be part of their very first team...

I went into their blog to see if they had posted anything (more because I was curious to see who they had picked) and when I got to the bottom of the list I recognized my name... LOL Everything in me turned warm and my heart stopped for about 2 seconds. I HAVE ACTUALLY BEEN CHOSEN!!

I am so grateful to the Lord for opening this opportunity for me. Only He knows how much this truly means to me. Thank you DADDY!! You always give me the desires of my heart... I pray you would use this for Your Glory!!

Check the announcement here.

I will be sharing all of the goodies here, so make sure you stay tuned!

Love in Christ,


Delight yourself also in the LORD, And He shall give you the desires of your heart. (Psalm 37:4-8)

Thursday, October 1, 2009

My Very First Blog Candy

I am so excited to put forth my very first Blog Candy!! I went through all of my stuff and created this mini-kit that is FULL of color. I wanted the first Blog Candy to represent the excitement I have to be able to share this with someone else.

Here you have it:

Here is what you need to do to win this YUMMY candy:

  1. Follow my Blog (located on the right sidebar)
  2. Leave a comment in this post (one per person please).
  3. Spread the word about my blog candy in a BLOG POST.
  4. Add a link to it in your SIDEBAR (as a gadget until Sep 30).
  5. Follow Scrapbooks & Stuff Blog.
  6. Come back here on November 1 to check if you have been the winner.

IMPORTANT NOTE: You must follow the 6 rules pointed above to be able to qualify for the random drawing.

List of goodies:
  • Blueberry Ice Stickles
  • We R Memory Keepers White Out Chipboard Words
  • 4 sheets of Bazzill Cardstock
  • 3 sheets of We R Memory Keepers White Out Collection Patterned Paper

OH! I almost forgot!!!... for every 50 comments (non duplicated), I will add something else to my blog candy. If you become my friend in facebook, you will get another opportunity to win this Candy. I will ship international so everyone is welcome to participate.

Love in Christ,


For God so loved the world, that he gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in Him will have everlasting life. (John 3:16)


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