Monday, August 11, 2008

Say it ain't So!

No!!!! I'm not ready for Summer to be over! I don't want to go back to work next week!!! Only one more week 'til school starts :( I need to change my attitude, don't I? (I just don't want to go back yet!)

Anyway, I do have some projects to share.....A few I did for Sweet Shoppe Designs:

I can't remember if I found this wooden "flowerpot" at AC Moore or Michaels but I got it awhile back and never got around to doing anything with it. I wanted to make some pinwheel flowers and then remembered I had it. The papers are from this kit: Bloom and Grow. Since they are digital papers I printed out one of the papers and then flipped the paper over and put it back in the printer to print the other side. Number 4,868,973 of why I love hybrid....if you want double-sided papers, you get to PICK what papers you'll have on each side :)

I do remember that I got this mini-clipboard at AC Moore. And speaking of AC Moore, not only am I in a state of depression with school starting back.....but my AC Moore CLOSED! I am so bummed!!!! The bad thing is that they built a new store and weren't even open for a year....I was in there one day about three or four weeks ago and the girl at the register said they'd just found out THAT DAY that they were closing down on August 1st. How's that for notice?! And they did. I felt terrible for those folks that worked there, I thought that was pretty crappy for AC Moore to do to them. And I'm sad they are gone, and also surprised that I alone didn't provide enough "economic stimulation" to keep them afloat! But I digress....back to the mini-clipboard....

I made a little digital cover to alter the clipboard with from this kit at SSD: Heartsong

And then I added a photo, photo strip and tag (the photo strip and tag are also in the Heartsong kit).

I also worked all day Saturday on a project for The Insider at Digi Shop Talk. I mentioned awhile back that I'm now the Hybrid Editor for The Insider and part of my job is to find hybrid artists to feature and have them write a tutorial each month for the publication. Shannon (the owner) suggested that I do the tutorial for next month's issue (September) so I gladly accepted. I'm not going to post my project because I want to wait for it to be featured next month, but I loved how it turned out!!! I'll give a hint, its a "back to school" project.

So, if you want to see it and all the amazing layouts that'll be in this issue, sign up at Digi Shop Talk (if you aren't already a member) and the link will be e-mailed to you each month to download the FREE issue!!! (Yes, it's FREE!). You can sign up here: Register at DST

After you sign up, you can access all past issues of the insider here: The Insider

That's all for now! Hope you have a good week!!!


Melinda said...

We started school here a week ago- Brenna went to her first day of kindergarten this morning. I'm still not back to any sort of routine, so I hope I can get to that quickly!

Congrats on getting the hybrid editor spot for DST! I'm sure it will be an awesome section each month!

Deb M. said...

WOW!! Your pinwheel flowers & mini clipboard are just the cutest. As usual, you have the most creative projects. :o) Love visiting your blog. Can't wait to see what you come up for the DST publication...I'm sure it will be awesome. Congrats on the hybrid editor position. I'm going to sign up now. :o)


kim evans said...

I've left an award for you over on my site! Thanks for all you do & share with us! :-)

eira said...

Love the pinwheels AND the clipboard! Soo nice! And - stupid as it sounds - I never thought of printing double sided paper myself. So thanks so much for sharing!!

Pumpkin Petunia said...

I adore your pinwheels!!! So sweet.

Danielle said...

Wanted to pop in and say Hi Cindy! Haven't seen you around in awhile. Love all your new projects!! I decided to step down from PH before they start doing the was a tough decision, but I'm so busy with my other teams. So..keep in touch with me! =)

Debbie :-) said...

Hi Cindy! I love the pinwheel flowers & the little clip board!!!

Patsy Jackson said...

Loving the pinwheels Cindy, and that little clipboard is just fab!

Hope you are well!

Patsy x

Jules said...

Darling Flower Pot! Are you coming to the crop at Scrapbooks Etc. this weekend in Bonita Springs?

Also, found a cool new place for vintage

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