Thursday, March 24, 2011

USTAMP with Dawn and Friends

I have some great news!
I will be a guest designer once again for USTAMP with Dawn and Friends. Very exciting, as it’s such a fabulous place to get awesome ideas, and to hang out with stampers from all over the world. The next event is called “Classes, Clubs and Camps”. Early bird registration has opened, so race over here for more information, and to sign up. I look forward to seeing you there!
Monday, March 21, 2011

Logan's First Communion's

Hola Amigas! It's been CRAZY! Solimar's asthma has been so bad that her lungs are in distress...She is on the mend...As she is such a TROOPER...and her COLORFUL personality doesn't let anything get her down. I have been busy creating, creating, creating. Here is a First Communion invite I made for my friend's son. I cased it from duviness at SCS.I love the elegance and simplicity.
RECIPE:
Paper: Whisper White
Stamp: Crosses of Hope
Ink: Encore Silver
Accessories: Rhinestone Jewels
Saturday, March 19, 2011

GAB Challenge 7


Hola Amigas! It's time to PARTY with the GAB DT. This week's theme is Birthday. This should be easy as we ALL have a birthday to celebrate at least once a month...if not more. This month I have Solimar (my daughter), Aramis (my hubby), My Mom (same as hubby's), Abdel (my BIL), Sol (my neice), Aidan (my nephew), Liam (my Godson-born the 4th)...hmmm, anyone else?

For today's share I made a masculine (I KNOW-SHOCKER) birthday card.

Let me know what you think? and play along.


RECIPE: ALL STAMPIN UP

Paper: Cajun Craze, Wicked Fun Specialty DSP, Basic Black
Ribbon: Basic Black
Stamp: Occassional Quotes (Level 3 Hostess)
Ink: Basic Black
Accessories: Silver brads

Friday, March 11, 2011

Stamp A Holics 160-Sketch Challenge

Hola Amigas! It has been raining here since Wednesday, UGH! Tomorrow is Solimar's birthday party...I will let you know how it goes. Tonight I will be making two cakes, cupcakes and finishing the headbands for the girls in attendance. I am hoping that I can keep the tie dying mess to a minimum...Not promising ANYTHING! Well its Stamp A Holic time. The sketch today is brought to us by my DT sister Mitzi Lutrull. The possibilities of color combos and more are GREAT! Here is my submission for this week. Gotta LOVE DSP!Okay so I am not IN LOVE with it...But I gotta walk away NOW or I am going to go crazy...I have to rethink this one...Let me know if you have any ideas on how to make this better!
RECIPE: ALL STAMPIN UP!
Paper: Baja Breeze, Springtime Vintage DSP, Very Vanilla
Ink: Crumb Cake
Ribbon: Very Vanilla
Accessories: Big Shot, Vintage Wallpaper EF, Fun Flowers Die, sponge dauber, Antique brad
Thursday, March 10, 2011

City GIRL!

Hola Amigas! Solimar and Joaquin had a BLAST in the city. Solimar had no clue that she was going to the American Girl Store.We walked and talked about the possibilites...Joaquin and I ran to the store and waited for her to notice it...She noticed a HUGE poster of Kanani, 2011 Girl of the Year. She was so EXCITED!Look at her face. She brought her Lanie, 2010 Girl of the Year. Lanie got her ears pierced and her hair done. She also got a new wardrobe. Solimar also picked up a bag to carry her in and clothes for her... Of course before we entered my hubby gave her a limit that FLIES out the window the minute she says, "Please Daddy". HE MELTS! "Mama, Soli done?" My poor baby.
We told him when Solimar is done he can buy whatver he wants in Toys R US! PRICELESS!
DONE!

We had lunch at Havana Central, YUMMY! As you know both my children have food allergies so no dessert for them. Our waiter Jesse was so NICE and accomodating. He was really careful with their orders and filled a HUGE coctail glass with fresh fruit and a candle and brought everyone to sing to Solimar. She had no clue. When she realized it was for her she was so embarrassed.
and here we are in Toys R US! This place is HUGE! I think it's 4 or 5 floors. There was a woman waiting in line to get on the Ferris Wheel and she didnt want to wait anymore so she gave us her tickets...THEY LOVED IT! Joaquin also bought two big trucks. He was a HAPPY CAMPER!
What a LONG day! and we aren't even done YET! We then went to our counsin's house and they had a DELICIOUS dinner for us!
This is our Titi Ruth.
Playing with Tio Quack Quack
Titi Liz cleaning up after dinner.
Our cousin Liz bought Solimar a cake from Whole Foods...YUMMY! and ice cream too!

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Diva Coffee Break Designs 218-Color Challenge


Hola Amigas! How is everyone? Solimar had a BLAST in the city. She was so SHOCKED that we took her to the American Girl Store. Her doll Lanie, got her ears pierced, her hair done and a couple of outfits! The store is HUGE! I will share those pictures tomorrow. We had a YUMMY lunch at Havana Central and then we went to Toys R US ENORMOUS! Joaquin was able to shop there especially after having to endure a LONG time at the American Girl Store. Well it's DIVA time. Here is my submission for this week's challenge. I cased the idea from Monika Davis. This is a BEAUTIFUL color combo. Spring is in the air! I hope you play along with us.
RECIPE: ALL STAMPIN UP
Paper: Crumb Cake, Regal Rose, So Saffron, Baja Breeze
Ink: Crumb Cake
Stamp: Teeny Tiny Wishes
Ribbon: Linen Thread
Accessories: Clear Rhinestone brad, Buttons #5 Sizzlit
Friday, March 4, 2011

Stamp A Holics Color Challenge

Hola Amigas! WOW, where does the time go? Solimar will be 6 on Sunday. We are going to the city this weekend and visiting the American Girl store. She has no clue! I chose this color combo JUST FOR HER!and here is her birthday card using these BRIGHT & CHEERFUL colors. Just like Solimar!
RECIPE: ALL STAMPIN UP
Paper: Tempting Turquoise, Daffodil Delight, Melon Mambo, Whisper White
Ink: Melon Mambo
Stamp: Take a Spin
Ribbon: Whisper White Satin
Accessories: Big Shot, Vintage Wallpaper DSP, Scallop Square Duo die, Game Spinners

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