Wednesday, November 14, 2012
I finally had time to sit down and work on my pages for this month's Tip-In page partner. Linda's theme was Asian. i had a good time with this theme. I used some designer paper and blended some reds and oranges in Distress inks onto it, then embossed the Asian stamp images onto them. I stamped onto shrink plastic and punched holes in it for an embellishment and stamped on some bamboo dominoes for another. i cut some Oriental beads from my stash in half and after adding the gold threads, glued them down with glossy accents. Mounted it all onto red Bazzill cardstock and added the fibers. I hope she likes it and it goes well with her other pages.
Saturday, November 10, 2012
My grandson AJ, is celebrating his golden birthday with a party here tomorrow.. He turned 8 on the 8th so I wanted to get him something extra special. It gets harder all the time with kids and they have so much stuff already that I didn't want to get him small stuff, so I made sure he would be OK with getting something REALLY cool that he REALLY wants and it would be for Christmas too. He said as long as it's big! Well, ever since I got his sister a Kindle-Fire he always wants to play with it or take mine, so I got him his own along with a charger, a protective skin for the screen, and a leather case/stand. He will be over the moon. I wrapped it inside a box, inside a big box, so it is BIG. On the outside box I used birthday paper and Christmas on the inside two. He only asked for Lego's so I made his card with that in mind. I hope it looks like Lego's to him. Can't wait to see his expression!!! I charged it up last night and downloaded some of his favorite app's onto it.