Thursday, August 28, 2008


Can you feel those butterflies fluttering around in your tummy?
Funny even as a Mom, I still get that first day of school feeling.
So this is Jade's first day in Grade 4 and happy to report she got the teacher she was hoping for - Monsieur Tougas.
Bonne Chance ma belle Jade, tu es notre coeur d'amour...

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Give Thanks (for Apple Crisp)

It's apple picking time around here. So of course I thought of the Give Thanks stamp set with the Picnic Paper. So with a basket of apples, comes of course my favorite dessert: APPLE CRISP!
I don't think there is a stamp set for Apple Crisp is there?

Monday, August 25, 2008

For Adriana - The Week-End to End Breast Cancer

This wonderful show of support is what was waiting for all the walkers who participated in the two day 60 km walk to End Breast Cancer. To walk by all those people cheering you on and shouting "Bravo" and "Well Done" was almost too much to bear. It was extremely emotional.

Adriana, you were very close to my heart as I walked those miles...

I was just so happy that I had Gord's shoulder to lean on and Jade's hand to hold. It meant everything to me to have them there with me.

BLISTERS! A small price to pay to beat breast cancer!

Just a few more steps...

It was an amazing experience that words cannot describe...
Happy to have been part of the 2,250 walkers who raised over
$6 million dollars! "Bravo, Well Done" to all the walkers & volunteers (including the very sweet nurse who took such great care in making sure I could finish the walk).

Thursday, August 21, 2008

SCS 190

This is not my favorite card. I was a little tired last night and I should know better than to stamp after 10 which is very late for me!

OCCC - Designer Label

For this challenge, I was wondering what ornament to put at the top right hand side and came across my Designer Label Punch Box from SU's 2006-07 catalogue. I saw the three little Stampin Spots in there which are Bordering Blue, More Mustard & Old Olive. So that was my inspiration for this card.

Sunday, August 17, 2008

For my reflexologist...

Celine, a lovely girl I have been going to for reflexology sessions has just moved into a new locale all of her own which she worked so hard to put together. So as a little token for her, I made her this little candle and matchbox set which is in the colors she chose for her salon. She is an amazing and giving person and I count the hours until my next appointments. Merci Celine pour ton amitie.

Saturday, August 16, 2008

Workshop Wall Decor with Stampin Up!

Since my walls in my workshop were screaming for a little something, I used SU's Decor Elements to fill in some of the bareness. Can I tell you how much fun these are! As my daughter says, they are just like the rub ons, but for walls. Wow these are great and the effect is in my opinion beautiful. The only problem is you just want to add more, more, more! But as my pocket book always says, sometimes less is more. But I think I will add the Kraft color as well.

And then to add a little something extra, I made these little frames that I found and the Dollarama and put Au Chocolat Paper which I was hoarding, with Chocolate Chip Paper in the centre and just plain old SU chipboard, no color and voila! HOME!

Friday, August 15, 2008

Dreams du Jour Kit

I had so much fun making these sweet little cards (3"x3") with the new SU Dreams du Jour stamp set and the Bella Rose DP. I colored in the butterflies and flowers with those great SU markers that I discovered sooooo late in life and now can't live without.
This will be one of my projects in my stamp club.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

My humble little workshop...

...Or should I say "Thank Heavens for Ikea"

Over the summer, I have put together a little workshop for myself where I could do a little arts & crafts with my friends and especially with my daughter. Just another way of saying that I basically took over her play area and made it my own.
Slowly but surely it came together. The final touches will be SU's home decor wall stencils. Now if I can only keep it neat and tidy...

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

KWerner Design Inc. Color Inspiration #18 & OCCC

Here is my card for Kristina's color challenge this week.
I combined it with another challenge which is a sketch challenge that I came across yesterday. It's the "Our Creative Corner" blog which you can find here:

Monday, August 11, 2008

How cute are they?

For the launch of the new SU catalogue, I am planning a couple of open houses and since I am not a 'scrapbooker' per say, I asked my very nice, very efficient, very creative neighbor if she wouldn't mind putting a couple of pages together for me so I can show my friends how far SU supplies go. She took a couple of days and this is what she came up with. Aren't they great! She used I would say 90% of SU products and I think these are just awesome! She is very talented, wouldn't you say so? Not to mention that she has a beautiful family. Thank you Caroline!

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Paper Roses ATC's

Have a meeting with my fellow SU friends at Catherine's house tonight. Just love these paper roses which I got from Julie's Paper Pleasing Ideas. Check out her blog: She gives a tutorial on these. She is awesome.
These are soooooooooooo simple and I love the effect.

Friday, August 1, 2008

SC010 'Les Estampeuses'

Voici ma carte pour le challenge SC010 du forum
J'ai utilise le jeu d'estampes de l'automne "Give Thanks" et le papier du mini collection printemps Piquenique estival.

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