Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Universal Sign Language

I will be travelling to the Philippines in February on a short term missions trip so I have been working on the lessons that I will be teaching. It's a bit of an overwhelming task because I feel like the ladies I will be speaking to could teach me so much more than I could ever teach them. At any rate, I was working and ended up taking a brain break to check to see what Kristina Werner is up to over at her blog. She's doing another color challenge so I scooted my paperwork aside and went to work on a card.

The paper I used if from the Close to My Heart Caprice paper pack. It had all the colors in the challenge in it. The big floral print in the pack is not my most favorite, but I think it worked for this card. I only used a couple of stamp sets. The words come from the September Word Puzzle and the polka dots on the crystal blue paper were made with a stamp from the Spot On Backgrounds of my favorites.

To embellish the card I used a paper flower from our Big Pinks collection and added a strip of ribbon (from JoAnn's I think) and a Creme Brule' big brad. It's a pretty simple card and one that could easily be duplicated.
I may not know the Filipino language, but I know that I will be able to communicate with a smile! Ok....I need to get back to work.
You are Close to My Heart,

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Where Did All the Time Go?

I'm so sorry that I've been missing in action. It's been a totally crazy, busy month and I don't even know where the time went. I promise to start posting again. I'm so excited that Close To My Heart is giving us a little more on the boundaries that we have to adhere with blogging. I'll be able to let you know about upcoming events and specials. So to start off with, I'm totally excited about the new catalog that's coming out. Here's a sneak peek of the cover. If you'd like to have one you can e-mail me and I'll get with you on the details on how you can get one. Pretty soon I'll be able to put a link in the sidebar that you can use to flip through the catalog online. It's almost as good as having one in your hands, but not quite.

I will have some artwork to post as soon as we get a nice day here to photograph. It's cold and rainy right now. I'm really hoping for a little video camera for Christmas so I can post some videos so if any of you know my honey can you pass the word along?

Ok, this is a quick post because I have a unit meeting tonight and I still need to do a bit to get ready.

You are Close to My Heart,