Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Work Tomorrow ... Sigh

So today is my last day of my mini vacation. So far, here is what I've been up to..hold on to your hats its VERY exciting...ok I'm lying


Cleaning my son's bathroom - GROSS!


Took my daughter to school and my son to work

Stopped by Winners and picked up something to put up on my newly painted walls :)
and a few things for my BFF's kids to play with when they come to visit in June

Had leftovers...again :(

Tried to figure out my "Favourite Books" page. I love to read, and thought this was a great way for people to see what I've read or am reading..if anything struck their fancy they could just click on it..too easy right?? Wrong. Like I said before, I am no HTML, XHTML, or CSS whiz...and it's clear here as I've been trying to fix this page for 6 days now. Sigh. I have it somewhat worked out..but it's still not showing the secondary link I created to add in books that have been recommended to me but I've yet to read.. I'll figure it out eventually but I'm frustrated!

I also worked on some cards today :) i'm trying to figure out a Mother's day card for my mom. I have to admit I like the mushy ones at the I'm trying to make something special..and different than what I normally give her. I've also started on some water-colouring using the new "Recess" stamp set that is coming out in the Summer Mini..if I finish them tonight I will repost with the pictures :)

I would have continued on with the painting, but the hole in the wall that we discovered and had to patch hasn't dried yet.

Once it's all complete I promise to add a photo of the new entrance way :)

Did I mention that once I got home from Winners I jumped back into my PJ's?? I wish I had taken 2 more days off :'(

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

You call this a holiday?

So my first "official" day off, and I'm painting :(

On the bright side, I've got the 80's music channel on so I'm dancing up a storm as well :)

My entrance way was painted a very dark colour (since we moved in) and I've been wanting to change it for a while. Now that my BFF is coming in June, and my hubby is sailing basically until the beginning of July we thought now was the best time..

Here is before....

the other three walls are the dark colour not the green. It actually doesn't look to dark in this picture..but trust me it was.

Anyways we decided to paint it a light tan. A VERY light tan called "Woodwind". We got rid of that black piece (apparently it was hiding a hole!).

Once it's all done and I'll post another picture...

Monday, April 25, 2011

New Owl Cards

So I sat down last night to create a few cards with my owl punch that would be good to use for kids.....I'm not very good at coming up with my own ideas..but this is the first version.. The Melon Mambo pompom ribbon was added AFTER I finished the second card...I thought it was missing something.

Here is the second version, like I said I thought the first one was missing something so I added the Marina Mist layer...I also tend to like having things a little off keelter :)

I like the birthday hats although I was COVERED in dazzling diamonds after finishing them!

I hope you all had a great Easter! We had dinner at my parents place..turkey AND ham..mmmmmm soooo good!!