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Archive for April, 2009

Blog Candy

I have been blog-hopping some and come across these fabulous blog candies that I couldn’t resist entering…

Debbie’s blog candy runs until April 30th and the prize is jaw-droppingly awesome so be sure to pop in to her blog. And while you’re there do take a good look at her fabulous creations.

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Kim has candy until May 2nd to celebrate her 1 year blogoversary! Congrats to Kim and go check out this talented gal’s blog right now!

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Tracie celebrates her birthday on April 28th and offers blog candy until May 5th! Now this girl knows how to use the colour pink so head on over and check out her wonderful creations as well as signing up for her candy!

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Donna offers candy until May 15th as a celebration of reaching 10,000 hits and also because of her newly launched crafting CDs. Check these out, I had a blast doing so! And congrats to Donna on the amount of visitors!

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Lori has blog candy until April 29th  and besides enjoying looking at her beautiful cards, I fell in love with her dog. See for yourself, I dare you to resist that cutie! 😀

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Desire celebrates 20,000 hits on her fantastic blog and offers a yummilicious prize, whic runs untl June 8th. I have just spent way too much time on her blog, gawking at her photos and her amazing cards, what a unique style she has! Hop on over and leave her some blog love.

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Now get busy and visit these blogs! I’ll be back tomorrow with photos of some new projects I’ve done lately.

Ciao!

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I started a Book of me a couple of years ago, but I deserted the project quickly, I guess making LOs about myself feels oddly narcissistic. I do think it’s important, though, to make such an album. I’m always the one taking photos – I’m rarely in them – and I do want to show my kids and future grandkids what I was like when I was younger.

So.

There is a challenge over on Creative Scrappers and, although I’m joining it late, I’m making an effort to catch up.

Here’s my first LO. The challenge was to describe myself in ten or so words and to use a photo no more than two months old. I made this in 8×8, hoping that it will be easier for me to actually finish these LOs quickly, but instead I find myself frustrated by the lack of space! The photo of me isn’t the best, but it is the most recent. Let’s face it, I don’t have many to choose from… 😉 It was taken by my friend Reilika when I was showing her around in Rome.

I made the LO using a sketch by the super talented Moma, check out her stuff, she is amazing!

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The papers are from Crate paper (the one with circles) and from Basic Grey (Recess). Stamps I used are from Prima (the frame around the photo and the journaling spot). The chipboard is from We R memory Keepers. The border punch is from Fiskars. I also used lots of Distress inks here.

That’s it for today. I’m still hard at work on a mini album that I will share here as soon as it’s done, which might be a few more weeks, since we’re leaving for a vacation on Tuesday.

Ciao and thanks for stopping by!

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