May 31, 2014

Saturday Sneak Peek for Challenge #3

It is high time that we start implementing the Saturday Sneak Peek once again.  Of course for now though, it will only be once a month on the Saturday before the next challenge is released.  So without further ado, here is a quick peek at the new image we'll be offering up as a freebie this coming Wednesday...

Can you guess what the image is going to be?  Can you?  Can you?  My evil twin is glad to be back to be able to torment you all with these sneak peeks.

Offer up your guesses by Tuesday, June 3rd at 12:00 pm EDT in a comment on this post to be eligible.  You never know what sweet treats may be coming your way!  I'll announce any possible winners during the start of the next challenge.

 Don't Forget...

You have until Tuesday, June 3rd at 11:55 p.m. to join in our current challenge.  Right now we only have six entries.  In order to have a top three we need a minimum of seven; so, I hope that you'll really consider making a creation to enter out challenge.  Right now you have a total of four free images to choose from for your project--the new image, Angelina Flowertina and three other classic images from the store.  Click HERE to get any of the images currently up for grabs in the freebie section of the store.

Join Us!

We can't wait to see what you come up with!  Click HERE to head to the link up for Challenge #2 and to read all the details you need in order to enter.

I'll be back on June 4th when we get underway with Challenge #3.  See you all soon!

May 26, 2014

Roll Back Cuts Card Fold/ Exciting Update on Michael's Progress

Well have have y'all been??? Do I ever miss blogland, the posting, seeing all your wonderful creations and commenting. I feel a little disconnected due to tending to life's commitments but am so thankful I have time this morning to post and hopefully get to see what everyone is up to.

Michael's Progress, Short Version:
Let me start by giving you the wonderful news received this past week, as most of you know Michael had 4 appointments at the IWK Hospital off island in Halifax and he will not have to go back until this time next year, yes you heard me, one year later!!!! Michael has show tremendous progress and all testing came back normal.

Michael's Progress, Detailed Version:

Michael had Urology tests done which was our biggest concern, when Michael was born he had major bowel surgery which can cause one of two problems, the one the doctors were concerned with  is called a Tethered Chord which can cause nerves in the bladder to function  improperly as Michael grows. The last testing showed concern but the most recent testing showed no concern which of course was our prayers answered. They did make us aware that as Michael goes through puberty there is a high chance problems will emerge but I am focusing on the small percent where he will be free of it.
Michael also seen Orthopedics and we all walked out smiling from ear to ear as the Doctors were quite proud of Michael's progress, he is one determined little boy. We did learn he has a twisted femur which causes Michael's leg to extend out and sideways but that is much better than walking on his toes causing more back damage.
So overall I was ecstatic and relieved at all the wonderful reports, thank you all for your thoughts and prayers and for always being such an amazing support, you all rock!!!  

Let me give a shout out to my bestie Kelly Cahill who has been my biggest support since she came into our lives 9 years ago, Kelly don't hesitate to say yes to every trip made to Halifax and is always such a big help emotionally and physically. Thank you Kelly 

Now for my card!!! 

So this card doesn't have a name that I know off as it was first created by Julie Walker who I met in Card Making Tips on Facebook, she mentioned Roll Back Cuts so I thought this would be an appropriate name so if you decide to Google it I am not sure you will find this technique, lol  
But HERE is the link to Julie's creation,  you have to request an invitation to the group first, it has 13,964 members and rising!

To make it shorter post I am going to be brief as to how it was made but plan on making many more and will do a picture tutorial once I perfect it.
I cut a piece of card the same size as the card base and cut diagonally to make 4 triangles.
I glued just the outer edge of the triangle to base of card and rolled the tip back to the base.

I hope you all have a fantastic day , these are not just words, seriously Have A Fantastic Day!!!

May 25, 2014

Creative Bug Digital SnapShots is Sponsoring 613 Avenue Create This Week
Hello to you all.  I'm just popping in this morning to let you know that Creative Bug Digital SnapShots is one of the sponsors this week over at the 613 Avenue Create Challenge Blog.  This wonderful challenge blog is always anything goes with an optional twist.  This week for Challenge #73, the optional twist is to use "metal" (papers, embossing powders, embellishments, charms, etc).

This challenge will run until May 31st at 7:00 p.m. 

I've linked the badge to go to the main page of the challenge blog.  You can also check them out on Facebook:  Please go and check out, and enter the challenge, if you get the opportunity.  You could win a total of 5 images from Creative Bug Digital SnapShots plus there are other goodies up for grabs as well too as Lacy Sunshine is also sponsoring this challenge! 

Take care everyone!

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