Friday, September 28, 2007

Everything is here!!!

Ok, peeps, I have everything I need to get the kits up for sale at my etsy shop. As soon as I get them all together I am going to post them here and at the shop and will post a link for you! I am going to play with all of the goodies over the weekend and see what I can come up with for some inspiration. Have a good weekend!!!!

Monday, September 24, 2007

Goodies Arriving!

Hello, everyone. I got the biggest bulk of supplies for one of my kits today in the mail. I am waiting on a few more items and I will have one of my kits up for sale...hopefully this week. I plan on having two kits to start with and will have three of each for sale. Once, I get everything in, I will make a couple of scrapbook pages showing some ideas with all of the goodies that will be in the kits and post pictures here on the blog of all of the items. You guys don't even know how excited I am!!! If these particular kits go over well with everyone, then I will eventually raffle off one or two, and plus keep coming up with more kits for sale. I hope everyone stays glued to my blog to see what I have in store for you....have a great Monday!!!

Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Happy Wednesday!

Hey, this post is just to show everyone my newest layout. I actually made this layout about a month ago and I am just now getting up and posted. I made this primarily of Tinkering Ink products with a little Prima, Luxe, and American Crafts. I love this picture of us...even though, as usual, we are taking it of ourselves. This was taken on the beach in front of our hotel in Myrtle Beach. I love when we go on vacation, but we always have a bunch of pics of me by myself or a bunch with Wesley by hisself or shots like this one. I got smart while we were in Myrtle Beach, though, and sat the camera on top of the TV in our room with the timer and got a couple like that before we went out to eat. Anyways, let me know what you think of my new page!!!

Monday, September 17, 2007

So Very Excited!!!!

So, you see the look on my face in the middle? The left is my sister in law, Ashley (the last blog I posted "Miss Kailyn" is her little girl). The one on the left is my sister in law, Amy (the beach blog I posted is pics of her kids). Well, the point of this pic is to show the excitement and laughter in my face. That is exactly how I feel right now. I found out today that Wesley and I got approved for everything with our home. We are just waiting on the title search to come back so we can have a closing. About 90% of our stuff has been in storage for the last almost 2 years, so I am really happy to be able to be surrounded with all of my stuff and my pictures again soon. The sad part of moving is that, these past couple of years we have been living my my mother and father in law and it is going to be hard to leave them. I have gotten so use to having a live in girlfriend. Coming home everyday and being able to sit down and chat with her and spending time with her is what I will miss the most. She really is like a second mother to me, so despite the excitement of being on our own again...there is also a sadness. It is all very bittersweet. Well, this kind of went from happy to sad really quickly just by thinking about that. The good thing, though, is that we will only be about 30 minutes away, and we only work about 15 minutes away, so it isn't like we are moving hours away or anything. Just wanted to share the good news....oh yea, and another perk is that I can have a scrap room!!!!

Friday, September 14, 2007

Miss Kailyn

This is my sweet, little niece, Kailyn. Doesn't she look so sweet and precious sleeping? I took this photo of her on her first birthday, August, 4, 2007.
Right after she was born we went up to VA to see her. In the following months after that, her mom and dad came home for a few weeks so I felt like I got to see her so much. It was weird for me to have so much contact with a baby that I love so much. The last time I spent that much time with a little one was when my brother and sister were babies (they are 18 and 20 now). To be honest, it made me get baby fever a little bit. I felt like I bonded with Kailyn instantly. I was so excited to know Ashley was going to be having her. She is such a gorgeous baby! I will have to admit I took it kind of hard when they came home for her 1st birthday only because I was so use to being able to hold and snuggle with Kailyn from before. Well....now she was one, and she hadn't seen me in like 6 months....basically I was a stranger : ( She warmed up to me a little bit before they left. She really only wanted to be touched by her moma and no one else. So I am writing this basically because I am really excited to say that Ashley, Brian, and Kailyn will be moving home after the first of the year. I am really looking forward and hoping that I can get Kailyn to feel more comfortable with me again. I can't wait!!!!

Thursday, September 13, 2007

This is a layout I created awhile back. This is my most favorite photo of Wesley and me from our wedding reception. I used a combo of Tinkering Ink lines to create this. Also, my first time using the Heidi Swapp cards, which I love. They are huge and so fun to work with. This is one of my favorite layouts that I have ever made....believe me, it looks much better in person. I suck at taking photos of my layouts...they always look so off balanced and you can see the couch or the carpet on at least 2 corners.... I so have to practice taking better and straighter shots, because I sure can make them look so lopsided and messed up. I think the reason I love this layout so much is, for one, this is my favorite picture ever, and two because I really have received a lot of praise on this layout from all of the lovely girls at sb.com and createmykeepsake.com. Well, that is it for now...should have some new stuff up and posted for tomorrow. Have a good one! xoxo, Amber

Beachy weather is almost over : (



Well, the beach weather is almost over...which in a way makes me really down and out. Don't get me wrong, I love Christmas season more than any other time of the year, but during the summer, since my parents have a beach house....I get to see my family a lot more often. My mom is a teacher, therefore, she has the summer off, so I could see her like every single weekend. One really sweet moment during the summer that I experienced was taking my mother in law, sister in law, and her two kids down there for the day. This was the first time Morgan and Zachary have ever been to the beach. It was so sweet to watch them playing in the water and sand, finding shells and feeding the seagulls. Here are some pics from that day.

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

So Glad it is Hump Day!!!


Well, Wednesday is almost over! Thank goodness for that, only 2 more days until relaxation...I think. It seems like the past few days have gone slowly by. I think this evening I will go home and try to get some scrapbooking done. I recently made a clock for my niece Brittany. This is the picture of it over there on the left...my digi doesn't ever do my work any justice..I gotta do something about that. So if there is anyone out there that may want to share some ideas or scrapbooking pages with me, please feel free to do so.