Thursday, May 26, 2011

Creativity time...

I've slacked off long enough.... enough procrastinating..... you need to get some projects done Kandis!!!

Sometimes I just get into that scrapbooking funk where I just can't create anything and all my motivation is gone. I know you all get it too--so frustrating. So I've been working on some other projects--a baby afghan, reading a new book, and some other random things. Now, I've got to get to work!

So here's a card I made with the May Pixie Dust Paperie kit--I just love those little flowers---pink and girly! :)

Wishing you some creative thoughts! Send some my way will ya?

Monday, May 23, 2011

Poor baby Cooper...

Last Tuesday I woke up at 4am to find Cooper burning up. I took his temperature and it read 101. So I called the Dr and they told me to take him to the ER. Turns out they wanted to hospitalize him for 48 hours because they thought he might have Meningitis. Cooper only had a fever, and no reason for it--no ear infection, no cold, no flu, etc. So they were worried about him. He had to have blood tests, urine tests, and two Spinal taps. Poor guy. It just about killed me. The thing he hated the most was his little IV--it kept getting folded back on its self and the nurses would have to mess with it to get it going again and he did NOT like it!

We are home now--glad to be away from the hospital. I think Cooper is glad to see his brothers again--even if they are tackling him all the time! :)

Glad to be back home! Give your little ones a kiss!

Monday, May 16, 2011

Seeds, seeds, and more seeds...

It's that time again.... planting time! I just LOVE flowers. This year I built a seed starting rack for my birthday--with the help of an amazing husband who puts up with my crazy notions to build shelves in the basement with lights for my seeds! :) I've got 300 little seedlings growing--they are getting to be good sized now. I have yellow and red yarrow, Lupine, Delphinium, daisies, Purple Coneflower, Mexican Hats, Lamb's Ear, Lavendar, Rose Campion, Zinnias, African Daisy, Bachelor Buttons, and Coreopis. I'm really excited to get them ready for my garden!  What are you growing?

I have a card for you today--I used the La Dolce Vita kit from Pixie Dust Paperie for this card. I just love those satin ruffles!

Have a wonderful night!

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Clean, organize, and throw out...

That's what we need to do around here! I'm getting that spring cleaning itch! The boys clothes need to be organized and sorted, I need to see what summer clothes still fit them and buy new ones, the blinds all need to be cleaned, the garage needs to be organized, the gardens need to be weeded.... the list goes on and on. I'm itching to get it all done!

I do have a couple new things for you today....

 Here's another layout using the Pixie Dust Paperie La Dolce Vita kit. So fun--I just love all the colors. I did a girly page with my sweet nieces and my sister.
And here's my little guys all dressed up for Easter. I had so much fun making their outfits this year. Love those hats! This layout is for Twopeas--go check out the designer garden, you'll drool over all the gorgeous layouts the girls have made!

have a fun day!

Monday, May 9, 2011

Happy Mother's day!

Oh, what a wonderful day Mother's day is! I love that we take a day just to tell our mom's how much they mean to us! I've been thinking of my own mother today and remembering all the fun things we did, the lesson's she taught me, the trials I put her through, the hard times and the good times. I could not ask for a better mother. She has been the best example to me throughout every moment in my life. So I called her up and told her I love her... hope you got the chance to do the same for your mom!

I had a wonderful mother's day--the boys spoiled me so much! Brandon made me some Cinnamon Crumb Cake for breakfast, let me sleep in, changed all the baby's diapers, helped the boys clean the house, and just plain spoiled me!! I also got a ton of new flowers for my garden--Honeysuckle, Wisteria, Sweet Autumn Clematis, Forget me nots, Salvia, and Daisies. I'm so excited to see them grow--hopefully I won't kill them! :)

The boys let me take a picture with them--no serious pictures around this house!!! Oh, and do you see my new look? I'm a blonde now! Yikes! I'm not quite sure about it yet...
 And I found this picture of Landen when he was just a few weeks old and I couldn't believe how much he looks like Cooper--cooper just has a little more hair! haha craziness!

Cooper and Daddy--a tender moment between the two of them. 

Hope you had a wonderful Mother's day!

Friday, May 6, 2011

So sweet...

Sorry I haven't been around in a while--just taking some time to snuggle, adore, and inhale Cooper's baby scent! It's only been 5 weeks and he's already changing so much--his little legs and cheeks have started to chunk out! love that!

I have a couple things to share from Pixie Dust Paperie's May kit--you are going to love this kit! I just drooled and drooled over it!

Aren't those ruffles dreamy? I just had to stick them all on one card--looks like a skirt I'd love to have! I also glued some into a circle and added a sparkly gemstone brad to the middle for a flower!
 I love how all of these elements can be taken to the boyish side too--I just spritzed my Pink Paislee sticker with paprika glimmer mist and it gave it more of a rustic look that I matched up with teal and yellow papers.

Go grab yourself a kit and start playing today! Check out the Blog to see more work from the designers!