Monday, December 29, 2008

Winter Retreat Scrapbook

I'm getting back in the groove of things. Here is a scrapbook that I've been working on using Stampin' Up!'s Simply Scrappin' Winter Retreat. The album is SU!'s Chipboard Ring Album and the pages are 8.5x8.5. Here are several pages from the took two Simply Scrappin' Kits to complete my book but it was worth it. I kept it simple and didn't use any additional embellishments or stamps to complete the pages. I did use a few extras brads for the album cover. The pictures are from a recent road trip. Norman and I and the rest of the cousins in Southern California went to visit family up in San Francisco area. It was a great time.

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Disney Family Holiday Party

We had a great time at Disneyland on December 9th at the Disney Family Holiday Party. They close the park down for the employees and their family to spend a magical evening in the park. We went with our friends Derrick, Winnie and their sons, Matthew and Garret.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Mexican Riviera

Our vacation with our friends that we consider family...I think we clean up rather nicely.
Lovers Beach, Cabo San Lucas, Sea of Cortez. The waters were amazing...clear as can be.

Cabo San Lucas, Pacific Ocean Side

Norm thought he'd help the vendor make some sales while we were in Mazatlan...

Happy as can be with a full stomach...

Cruisin' in the Mexican Riviera on the Sapphire Princess...

Monday, December 15, 2008

Winter Post #3

Just wanted to share how I applied the same design to a gable box. I'm going to try to wrap most of gifts with this theme.

Sunday, December 14, 2008

Winter Post # 2

Here is a photo of the party gifts I stamped for my stampin' friends at our little holiday party today. I used Stampin' Up!'s Winter Post stamp set to decorate my kraft boxes along with Riding Hood Red Red/Very Vanilla Grosgrain Ribbon. I loved how they turned out. I got the idea from the SU! Holiday Mini Catalog.

Monday, December 8, 2008

Peace & Joy & Love & Cheer

Here is a quick and easy spread I shared in my Scrapbooking Hostess Club. We used Stampin' Up!'s Ski Slope Designer Series Paper, Big Felt Flurries and Join in the Cheer Decorative Strip Die. Color combination: Kiwi Kiss, Chocolate Chip, Real Red and Baja Breeze.

Sunday, December 7, 2008

My Teapot

Just wanted to share with you the teapot I painted....came out pretty cool, except the white didn't quite show. Can't wait to use it during the holidays. Below is the before picture that I shared in October.