Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Triplet Update


So no card today, just an update and pictures on these sweet little babies.
Last Saturday, the 26th, they turned 9 months old and they are evolving into little moving machines.
Connor and Justin are doing the army crawl and Anna is moving about by just rolling from place to place.  They had their 9 month check up and are all doing so well.  They are in the lower percentiles as far as weight and size but that is to be expected.  The boys are 19 lbs. and Anna is 17 lbs.  All are doing fine.
Hope you enjoy these pictures.

Empress (Anna) 

What sweet little reindeer
Connor, Anna, Justin 

Christmas Eve with the older girls, Maddy, Avery, Kailey
Connor, Anna & Justin


Maddy's 18th birthday at Puerta Vallarta 

Grandma & Anna at Maddy's birthday 

Anna 

Anna 

Connor 

Justin 

Connor 

Justin get his first tatoo 

Connor, Anna & Justin 

They recently have had their first taste of baby foods like carrots, apple and pears, bananas.  This is Connor with the new method of feeding babies who will not eat solids.  Don't have a picture to show but my sister shared a video on FB and Connor was not about to open his mouth.  It was so funny and the face he made was priceless.
So the idea behind this is to put spoonful's of food on high chair and then the carrot which they rub it in or play with it with their hands.  Of course everything goes into their mouths so that helps them get used to the texture and helps with the gagging reflex.  Not the cleanest of methods but whatever works.  Lol....   You should see him when he really gets messy.


Eating this solid food is hard work.  Anna fell asleep in her little bathrobe.  After they are done playing and eating, it is time for a bath.  



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Monday, January 28, 2019

Make It Monday #349 with Ashley Negative Die Cut Backgrounds


So for how simple this is, it sure took me a long time.  When I watched the video, when Ashley made her first cuts, it reminded me of a butterfly.  So that is what I wanted to make.  The part I was having trouble with was the inside of the hearts, just trying to get the right combination.  Finally found some thing that worked

                                            This is this week's MIMI hate that I can't center this correctly.  Something with how they program it, I think.

PTI's  Lovely Layer Hearts dies, Life is Beautiful for the antennas, Corner Adorner, Keep It Simple, Birthday.

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Friday, January 25, 2019

PTI's Blog Hop January, 2019

A card for this month's PTI's Blog Hop
I was inspired by the black and white confetti and background, plus the flowers.

                                Inspirations Photo
PTI's Garden Party, Keep It Simple Birthday, Confetti Toss, Black & White stripe pattern paper.
All in CP inks.

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

The Flower Challenge #28

So I got a chance to play today and made a card for The Flower Challenge
So nice to make a card with flowers after all of the Christmas cards.

Pink and Grey are such a pretty combination.

Pretty Pink Posh - Flourishing Fuchsias 
colored with Copics.

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

CAS Watercolour January 2019 & Color Throwdown #526

One card for two challenges.  

&

I used CP ink refills in blue and aqua to watercolor the white embossed snowflakes
PTI's Fab Flakes, Christmas Cheer sentiments.


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CAS Christmas January Reminder

There is still plenty of time to enter a card in this month's 

Christine wants us to use Blue and Silver on our cards.

Another card using Blue & Silver
Gina K. Foil Mates in Silver and PTI's Silver White Winter in a pretty blue glitter paper.



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Friday, January 11, 2019

Fushion Card Challenge 5th Anniversary

I was able to make a card for the 5th Anniversary of Fusion
I picked the photo of butterflies and tried two or three techniques for this.  This was dropping CP ink on a wet card front.  I first stamped with black and then clear embossed them.  I wet the whole area with clear water and then dropped in color from CP re-inkers.  It gave it a real intense color.  Wasn't sure what type of card to make it since it was so colorful.  
Used Avery Elle Butterflies

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Saturday, January 5, 2019

CAS Stencil Challenge - January 2019

Got to spend a little time in my craft room again and made this for the first 
CAS Stencil Challenge


MFT Wildflowers stencil sponged with Distress Inks.
PTI Scalloped Stackers
Nuvo Drops 


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Friday, January 4, 2019

CAS Mix Up Challenge January 2019



A card for this month's CAS Mix Up using the Bokey technique which I have done before.  I had fun creating this although I got it all done and got black ink from Birthday all over the front so had to start over.  Grrrr….
I used PTI's Simple Impressions Celebrations with Distress Oxide and white H/A ink.


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Thursday, January 3, 2019

CAS Christmas January 2019 Blue & Silver

I know that Christmas is probably the last thing on your mind, but it's not too early to join us in the 
CAS Christmas Challenge and start on your cards for next year.  This month Christine wants us to use Blue & Silver on our cards, such a beautiful combination.
Come look at all of the inspiration by the team...


PTI's Beautiful Berries silver embossed and using CP ink.


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