Thursday, February 3, 2011

Another Day in Paradise!

If you are here for the Robert's Imaginisce Giveaway... click HERE!

I hope everyone is staying in and warm from this nasty winter storm that has hit many states! We even got nailed with it here in Dallas! It has been an icy mess! So.... my husband and I decided to get out and go somewhere warm! I will be gone for the weekend but I will be back Monday to announce the winner of the Robert's give away... be sure to come back to see if you are the winner!!

Before I get to my LO, I have to do a Happy Birthday shout out to my daughter Courtney!! She is 21 years old today!!

Today is Thursday which means that we have a new challenge for you at Sketches in Thyme! I pulled out some pictures from our vacation in Maui a few years ago to make this LO...

I really liked the photos and since the papers are already so busy, I decided to keep the embellishments to a minimum! Here is the sketch we are working with this week. It is from Sketchabilities. I liked the clean lines of this sketch so this time I didn't wander too far from it! Jump on over to the Sketches in Thyme blog to see all the amazing projects my dt sisters created!

I have been lucky enough to receive a few awards that I thought I would share with you!
My Cheer Camp LO was selected at Club CK to be highlighted this week!

So now I get this cute little blinkie!!

I also have received two blog awards. The first one is from Janice at Cricutology. She as passed on the Stylish Blogger award to me!

 If you have not been to Cricutology, you need to check it out! She does the best tutorial videos! I have learned a lot of nice tips from her!

Apparently I also have Attitude because my good friend, Sandy passed this award on to me!

Sandy has a blog called Details by Sandy and the title of her blog could not be more perfect! She is the queen of details and embellishments! She has this amazing ability to layer embellishments and her LOs are absolutely stunning!! You need to stop by Sandy's blog and check out her work!! Thank you Sandy for passing this Attitude award on to me!

Since I have received both of these awards before, I am going to make up my own rules!! heehee!! I am passing this award on to all my wonderful followers who have not received them yet! Feel free to pick them up and take them home!!

I hope you all have a wonderful weekend and I will be back Monday to catch up on all the blogs and announce the winner of my big giveaway!!
Barb  :)


Random Acts of Krafting said...

Happy Birthday to you Courtney. 21 what a fabulous age. I just love your tropical layout. So pretty.

Jocelyn said...

A Big Happy Birthday to your daughter.....You two are just adorable!!!! Great Pic!!!

Love the LO and WOOHOO on all the awards and recognition!!!

Have fun this weekend...ENJOY!!!!

Carolina said...

Congrats on the CK Club Spotlight, it's a great layout! Happy birthday to Courtney!

Beatriz Farquhar-Guzman said...

Happy Birthday to your beautiful daughter! You look like sisters.... love your pages and congratulations on your CK Club Spotlight, that is great! Keep warm and safe.

Angi Barrs said...

Happy Birthday! Love the photo of you two of you. Your pages are beautiful. Big Congrats to ya!

I'm hating this Texas weather. They cancelled school for us. At least I get a crafty day instead of going to school! :) Have fun on your trip.

Audrey Frelx said...

Birthday wishes to your daughter!!! You are both just too cute!

Love the layout, very pretty!

li-bee-ti said...

First - Happy B-day to your pretty daughter! You look lide sisters :).
I love love love your tropical layout! I love those trees and I love how you kept it simple (me too... LOL).
Have a great warm weekend and come back safe.

Sandy said...

Happy BDay to your daughter...what a great girlz are hotties fer sure...What gorgeous the title on the cheer camp layout...and the topical feel of the miami pixs...thanx so much for the lovely words...congrats to you on all the awards!!!!u totally deserve them...yes we have 15 inches here in se ks and bitter cold weather...been out of school since puppy loves it!!thanx for all the inspiration...and hope you and hubby had a great trip!

Unknown said...

I really like how you balanced the patterned paper with solids (a struggle for me). It's a beautiful page.

Congratulations on being featured. I can see how your page was an obvious choice -- so cute and fun!

Sheila aka SassyLady said...

You and your daughter are GORGEOUS! and so are your designs. TFS with us today and a BIG Happy Birthday to your daughter!

Sandi Clarkson said...

Great pages! Wish I were going somewhere warm. We were actually w/o heat all day Wednesday and it was miserable. Glad to see the sun come out today! Have fun on your trip and Happy Birthday to Courtney!

all the days of our life said...

Hope she had a great day. I love these 2. that pp you used on the Paradise one is perfect and the flowers are too cute. I Just love that one. I Love the colors and banner on the Cheer one.

Debbie said...

Two beautiful layouts Barb! Congrats on the CK Club Spotlight!!! Hope your daughter had a wonderful birthday! Soak in some of the warm rays for me!!!

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