Monday, July 30, 2018

Make It Monday #331 with Stephanie, Seize the Birthday - Stripes and Triplets Update

A card for this week's MIM
Creating  Mixed Background Texture with Stephanie

PTI's Garden Party, Communique Curves, Scalloped tags & Diagonal Stripes Cover Plate

Stephanie's Card
Also entering into STB
Our "Toppings" option this time is...

And Finally
The triplets are 3 months now, as of the 26th and growing so well and beautifully. The last time they were weighed they were well into 8 lbs. so I'm sure they are at least 9 lbs. or more.  My sister and I go over and help Ramie on Tuesdays and Thursdays and are on call as needed.  But she is such a natural with these babies, you would never know they were her first.   You can just see the love on her face as she looks at each one.  They are getting to the point where they are interacting with us and it is so fun.   These little ones have been lots of places already in their short life.  On a road trip, soccer games, out to dinner, up to the foothills of Mt. Rainier.
They just make my heart melt. 
So precious and we just can't believe how blessed we are.

BTW, spent the day with the babies yesterday and found out they weigh 11 lbs.  My guess was a little off.
Had to post this.  Just came in:
Anna poses for mom as the boys sleep
Connor & Justin

Miss Anna is so photogenic

Identical twins even sleep alike,  Connor (l) Justin (r)
They even put their arms up at exactly the same time.  Lol

Connor & Justin in their summer wear.  Tank tops & shorts

Another beautiful shot of Anna.  Mom was playing dress up and taking pictures.

(L to R) Justin, Anna & Connor

Connor sleeping

Justin sleeping

Avery with Justin on top, Connor and Anna
Another one of those identical twin things with the same expression on their faces.  Lol
Avery is such a great big sister.  She is 12...

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Monday, July 23, 2018

Make It Monday #330 Repeating the Greeting with Lizzie & Just Us Girls #450 And a Visit with a special Blogging Friend

A card for this week's MIM
A card for two challenges this week MIM

PTI's Bold Borders Diagonal
Forget Me Not in CP inks.
Communique Curves Sentiment

Lizzie's card  below
& for JUGS

Last Wednesday, I got to spend the day with Nancy Lepek  from Scapper@heart.
I took her to our favorite stamp store at Southcenter, Impress.  We spent a couple hours there and then came and played in my craft room for a bit and then went for lunch.
Her son lives up here so her husband and son went golfing while we visited.  The week before she spent some time in Oregon with Colleen and then went sight seeing with her son & DIL and husband.
We had such a wonderful time visiting and I will say it again.  Blogging friends are the best and we bond so easily....

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Monday, July 16, 2018

Make It Monday #329 Creating Stencils with Die Cuts with Melissa

This week Melissa shows us how to create stencils out of die-cuts on this week's MIM
My card above using
PTI Mix & Mat Scallops, Bold Borders Diagonal & Flower Favorites

Melissa's Card

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

CAS Watercolour July 2018 -2

Another card for CAS Watercolour

Used Distress Inks to do the Splash Watercolouring
This is Penny Black's Nature's Gifts
Funny, I put the bird on his tail instead of his feet.  Lol....

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CAS Watercolour July Challenge

Oh my goodness, able to play in my craft room all day.  So much fun.  Entering this into
I struggle with this a bit because my splatters often blend altogether.
The background is the splatter part and I watercolored the butterflies with my Zigs.
Used Pretty Pink Posh Butterfly Friends that I got from my Bff for my birthday.  Thanks Col....

See previous post for cute triplet pictures...

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Monday, July 9, 2018

Make It Monday #328 Creating Shadow Backgrounds with Laurie

A card for this week's MIM with Laurie 
I really like this technique.  I love how this turned out.
So fun crafting today.

I used PTI's Ever So Much & my all-time favorite PTI butterfly stamp, Butterfly Dreams
Lil Inkers, Stitched Rectangles - Background is Soft Stone and butterflies are CP inks.

Laurie's Cards
  The triplets are on their first road trip to Vancouver, WA with mom, dad and Maddy.  Dad has to work and Maddy went along to help Ramie.  They will be there until tomorrow so I won't be going over their so another day to craft or take a small road trip.  Miss those little people.
Anna, Justin & Connor.  Justin is about to lose it when he loses his pacifier.
Oh, love these sweet little ones so much.....

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Saturday, July 7, 2018

CAS Christmas Card July Challenge

This is my first chance to play along with CAS Christmas 
Feels so good when I get a chance to play in my Craft room.

I used Avery Elle's Holiday Bouquet colored with Copics
Embossed sentiment with Liquid Platinum.

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Monday, July 2, 2018

CAS Mix Up July Challenge

Two cards for this month's CAS Mix Up 
This first one I used my Ziggs and the second one I used Copics
The die cut is Memory Box Lavender Butterfly Left Corner

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Make It Monday #327 with Betsy - Ombre Watercolor Background

A card for this week's MIM
I used PTI's inks in the Oranges with Meadow Greens and Graceful Greetings I
I haven't been able to be in my craft room as much as I used to or want to be.  Was able to make this card for MIM.

Betsy's cards.
See previous post for update on the triplets.

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Update on the Triplets

Father's Day 2018
Ramie, Kailey, Connor, Anna, Justin, Dad, Avery & Maddy

The triplets turned 2 months old on June 26th and they went for their checkup on Friday.  They are doing fantastic.  Connor is 7lbs. 11 oz, Anna is 7lbs 7 oz and Justin is 7lbs 6 oz.  Oh my gosh they are so precious and beautiful.
So much love for this family.

Miss Anna



Anna, Justin, Connor

Mom & Dad take the triplets out for a game of tennis.  Having triplets isn't stopping them from enjoying life.  

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