Monday, April 16, 2012

I'M BAAAAACK!!!!!! :)

Hello everyone!   I bet you thought I had fallen off the face of the earth.  No such luck.  I just got kinda pooped out on crafting and needed to take a break.  Now, I am back at it and enjoying it SO much!  I must say, I enjoy it the most when I can craft with my daughters.  Recently, I was able to do just that!!  First, my oldest daughter came for a visit and we made a trip to Hobby Lobby together.  I think we spent close to 3 hours in there just shopping around for whatever caught our eye.  (Later in this post, you will see what we made.)  We came home and crafted for several hours together.  She is MUCH more crafty and talented than I am, but we just had a wonderfully relaxing time crafting together.  Then, a couple days later, my younger daughter came home for a weekend visit and we sat ALL day Saturday and worked on crafts for a luncheon she was in charge of decorating for.  We had so much fun decorating candles and making special gift cards.  I'm glad my girls like to craft with me.  I LOVE to craft with them!! 

Let's see, since I last posted, I became a Grandma for the first time!  He is the cutest, most alert little guy ever!  Lots of dark auburn hair and green eyes.  So precious!  We enjoyed having him visit for a few days.  His name is Stafford.  He has 4 legs and can run like the wind.  He is having a hard time with potty training, but we Grandmas know that that sometimes takes awhile to accomplish. :)  Here is a photo of the newest addition to the family with his "uncle".

I also became a Close To My Heart independent consultant.  So far, I am not doing so well.  I will probably be de-moted  my first month.  We'll just have to wait and see.  Close To My Heart has beautiful scrapbooking papers, stamps, tools, etc. for scrapbooking and cardmaking.  Their quality is just fantastic!  You can check out my website and see all the wonderful items they have.  Then, you can order some from me by clicking the join button on the lower right hand of the homepage and adding to your cart. :)  I will be featuring some crafts on this site as soon as I can using their product. :)

Here is the craft my oldest daughter and I worked on last week.  I LOVE how it turned out. :D

It was just plain old chipboard letters that we found at Hobby Lobby.  I added some beautiful paper and made a few embellishments and inked it up a bit and BAM! beautiful wallhanging even if I do say so myself. :D  Here are a couple more views of it:

I cut the butterfly out with my Cricut machine and embossed it  then glued it down.  I made the flower out of some old sheet music a bought at the thrift store and inked the edges of it before gluing it down.  Then, I mod podged the whole thing.  Looks pretty, don't ya think?

That's all for now........please check out my Clost To My Heart site and help me out by ordering some great product. 

Have a great day and...........................

GO CRAFT!!!!!!  :D


  1. I am a new follower of your blog and am looking forward to more of your creations! I would like to invite you to check out my blog and follow me too!

    1. Welcome Scrappin Dhilly! Thanks for looking at my blog and for the invite to yours. I checked it out and I really love your layout. Nice job! I'll be following you. Thanks for your comments.

  2. I found your blog from Above Rubies Studio. Here's my blog in case you would like to follow me back:


    1. Thanks Deanne for following me. I will be checking out your blog too! I LOVE Above Rubies Studio. :D

  3. Love this!! Found you on Above Rubies Studio and I just clicked to follow you. I'm looking forward to seeing what else you will share. As a new blogger, I would really appreciate it if you check out my blog and follow me, too!

  4. What a super cute blog, Sharon!! I am so embarrassed of my plain little blog when I see yours. I am just learning how to do any of this blogging stuff. :) Thanks for following me! I will be following you as well and I look forward to seeing some beautiful crafts! :)


I am so very honored that you would take the time to visit my little blog. I am just learning how to blog, so please be patient with me as I don't know how everything works. I do moderate all the comments before they are posted, so your comment will not be posted immediately, but will eventually be posted with my approval. I will read EVERY post! What you have to say is important to me. Thanks for taking the time to stop by! Now, GO CRAFT!! :D