Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Happy New Year..a New Kit..and a FREEBIE

First of all let me wish all of my friends a very Happy & prosperous New Year!

Now, I have finished a kit that I call Winter Mornings. It looks really frosty and chilly to me just like the mornings we have been seeing in Mississippi. So, I thought the name was appropriate. Just like all my other kits, this one can be found at Digital Scrap Garden and will soon be at K-Joi, too. Here is a preview of the new kit:


My blog is currently sporting some of the papers and elements from this very kit. I have also created a layout using a quick page that I did for you as a freebie.


You can download the quick page freebie HERE.....without the picture of my granddaughter, of course.

I hope you enjoy the quick page and I look forward to seeing some of the pages you have done using my kits.

Until Next Time!!

Friday, December 26, 2008

Playing around with my blog!

Just so you know...over the next few days, this blog may change it's look many times. I have learned how to make backgrounds for my little blog and really make it my own. So, don't be shocked if you come by and it has a whole new look.

Yesterday after visiting with my sister and eating her scrumptious food we played cards and just had some quality sister time...of course the husbands were there, too. It was a really good day. Then on the way back home we stopped at my odest son's house and visited for a few....even got to see my grandson, Alan. Man, he is really getting big!

Then we came home and of course I pretty much gravitated toward my computer....but noone was on any of the sites that I visit...afterall it was Christmas Day. So, I decided to do one of the challenges at Digital Scrap Garden (which is like my home. Everyone there is soooooo friendly and sweet. I just love it over there.

Anyway, I decided to do Cate's Garden Rainbow Color Challenge and this is what I came up with:


If you would like to get this paper pack...all you have to do is come over to Digital Scrap Garden and visit with us. I think you will be glad you did!

Until Next Time!!!

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Merry Christmas....A New Kit...& a FREEBIE!!

First of all, allow me to wish everyone a Merry Christmas....or Happy Holidays...whichever you prefer! I am finally finished with shopping and the rest of my Christmas vacation can be spent doing something else.....scrapping or designing...probably!

I finished up a new kit this morning...It is called Wine and Roses. The kit will probably not be in my stores until after Christmas....I really don't want to ask anyone to work today! Here is the preview of my new kit:


Now in honor of the fact that I am not having to rush around on this, the last shopping day before Christmas...I have made a little Merry Christmas Freebie....just for you! It actually coordinates with my new kit Wine and Roses. I hope you enjoy using it.



Until Next Time!

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Christmas Around the World Blog Train

NOTE: The problem with my kit has been corrected. Thank you for letting me know about the problem so I could fix it!

I know...I know....I have been a bad blogger..but in my defense...I have been busy.

The Christmas Around the World Blog Train begins at 12:01am on December 12. This was a huge success last year and has even become a larger blog train with many more participants this year. It has been rumored that there are well over 100 designers that have made kits for you to download for FREE!!! Now, what could be better than that? To make things really easy for you...there is a list of all the desingers participating on the Christmas Around the World Blog.

Now, since there are so many kits available...clean off those hard drives and get to downloading all of these awesome kits. I bet you are going to have a wonderful time.

The kits will remain available for FREE download from December 12 - December 31, 2008. So, be sure to get them while you can.

As a matter of fact, yours truly....meaning me...hehe, even has a small mini kit that I am offering as part of this magnificent event. Take a look at my part of the blog kit and just click on download below the preview.


Now....go have some fun!!!

Until Next Time!!!

Friday, November 28, 2008

Christmas Shopping Begins!!

I wanted to make this post last night....but alas, I ate way more turkey and dressing and side fixins' than I should have. So, I managed to doze off into oblivion in my recliner. No problem...I always wake up around 4:30 am...could get up then and post...oh no!! I slept until 7 this morning. Oh laid plans go awry.

I know there are Black Friday sales going on everywhere...not just the ones in your town or neighboring towns...but on the internet as well. Digital Scrap Garden has a 50% off sale on everything in the store, TODAY ONLY. Where else could you sit in the warmth (or cool) of your own home and get those kinds of deals.....Stop on over and check out all the deals at Digital Scrap Garden.

Now, just so you know....the first link to Digital Scrap Garden will take you directly to my shoppe...the second one will take you to the main page of the shoppe.

Now, I decided that I would have an After Thanksgiving Sale instead of limiting you to just Friday. So, all of my items will remain on sale through Sunday at both of my stores....Digital Scrap Garden and K-Joi Studios. So, be sure to jump over before Sunday and collect some wonderful deals.

Enjoy all of the sales that are abound today and I wish everyone a Happy Holidays!

Now, it is time for me to get my Christmas decorations up!

Until Next Time!

Monday, November 24, 2008

Man....what a day!

Well, I guess I started my Thanksgiving break off right. I have sat in front of this computer most of the day trying to learn this new program that I've gotten for designing. I will learn this program. But, for right now, I'm pretty much stumbling through it and im'ing do I do this. But, she has been so good to me and has helped me along.

I got involved with the Christmas Around the World collab I've been working on my part of this. We will go live with the blog train on December be sure to visit once we go live so you can collect all the pieces to this huge mega collab kit. I have heard that there are over 100 designers that are involved in this mega kit. So, clean off your hard drive and come ready to download! You are going to love this kit!

Now, if you will recall from my previous post....I just put a Christmas kit in my stores at Digital Scrap Garden and Kjoi. One of my CT members, Angie.....just loves making quick pages for she has made one with my kit Country Christmas. Angie and I hope you enjoy it!


Until Next Time!

Sunday, November 23, 2008

New Kits going into the store & a Freebie!

First of all, allow me to say 'HELLO' to all that stop my by little spot in cyberspace. Just so you know....I really enjoy reading your comments. So please take a moment and leave one!

I have finished two new kits that will go into my stores...possibly today! Thanks giving is just right around the corner and then Christmas will be sneaking up on us. So, I decided to make a Christmas kit. I call it Country Christmas because it reminds of the kinds of things that were around my house at Christmas time as I was growing up.

Country Christmas


This next one, I did by request of one of my CT members. She chose the color palette and the theme for the kit. So, this is a mini-kit based on what Angie wanted.

Cat Paws


I'm still working on two more kits that will surface in the near future. Thanks to all of you that come by my little blog and visit!

Now for the freebie that I promised you. This is a gorgeous quick page that Angie made from the Cat Paws kit just for you! Drop by her blog over at Babydoll's Scrappin' Dayz and let her know how much you like her talents. BTW....she is now designing, too and has entered a contest over at Brownie Scraps. The story is that with each weeks and I can go over there to the store and download all of the entries for FREE. Hop on over and check it out! You may be glad you did!

I hope you enjoy the QP!


Download link expired.

Until Next Time!!

Thursday, November 20, 2008


Ok....i've been given an award by one of my CT members......babydoll.....thank you so much babydoll.


Now, as I understand the instructions, I am supposed to list 7 things I am thankful for, and then give this award to 7 people…These are not in any particular oder of significance.

So here goes:
1. Family
2. Friends (both local & cyber)
3. My career
4. Mine & my husbands health
5. My tact
6. DSG
7. Kjoi

I'm going to have to come after work and complete this post to give this award to 7 people..

Until Next Time......

Sunday, November 16, 2008

I know....I know...I need to update....Freebie

Well....I tell you what....I will update with a couple layouts that I did this morning using a kit that I am the very first person to have ...other than the designer, of course. This designer is very new to the designing scene...and just happens to be one of my Fantastic CT me in welcoming BabyDoll to the addiction of designing digi kits for scrappers.



I don't have a preview of this kit.....but these layouts only use a small taste of what can be found in this kit! It is one AWESOME kit! Thank you Angie for allowing me to be the first to play with it!!

Here is the freebie that I promised. 2 papers and 2 elements...hope you enjoy them.

Download link has expired.

Until Next Time!

Sunday, November 9, 2008

What I am up to and a freebie in a round about way! per has been several days since I posted. I've just got to tell you what I am up to. I am involved in three....yes three different kit collaborations. One at Digital Scrap Garden, one at K-Joi Studios, and the other is for the Christmas Around the World collaboration kit.

The color swatches for each one of these kits is so awesome. I totally loving working with each one of them. I can't wait to see the final outcomes for the entire kits.

I am also working on a new kit for my stores.....not sure of the name one of my CT members helped me by finding the color swatch for this one....I may let her pick the name. Wouldn't that be fun?

Because I have been working so hard on these kits....I don't have a freebie to post on my blog this morning.......however, as I said in my title of this post...I do have a freebie for you in a round-a-bout way. You see my CT member Angie has made another FABULOUS quick page for you and she has posted it on her blog with a link to download it. Just look at is terrific!
Just go to BabyDoll's Scrappin' Dayz and download this fantastic QP.

Until Next Time!

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Winners of my new kit - Mocha Bliss and a FREEBIE

Congratulations to the winners of my new kit Mocha Bliss. I actually pulled the names last night...but was waaaayyyy too tired to post the results. Please forgive me ladies! So without wasting another moment........drumroll - please!

The winners are: Fink & Intense are the winners of my new kit! Congratulations!! I can't wait to see what you create with it!

OK...I promised you a freebie and here it is.....I hope you enjoy it! I would love to see the layouts that you make with any of my kits...just link me to them...or send them to me.


Download link expired. I hope that everyone that recieved the download has enjoyed this freebie.

Please play nice and leave a comment if you take my freebie....I love to read the comments.

Until Next Time!!

Saturday, November 1, 2008

New Kit Coming Soon and a FREEBIE!

I have finished another new kit that will be in my store at Digital Scrap Garden very soon. This kit is called: Mocha Bliss....and my CT members seem to really love this kit. Just like the Jessi's Room kit, Mocha Bliss has a set of upper case alphas included in the kit. See the preview below done by taun:

Here is a layout done by taun using the Mocha Bliss kit.

Now, I promised a FREEBIE....and a FREEBIE you will get. Here is another QP done by Angie.

Download link expired. I hope that everyone that downloaded the QP have enjoyed using it.

Be sure to stop by Angie's blog and let her know how much you like her QP's.

In honor of Natinal Digital Scrapbooking Day, I have decided to give away the Mocha Bliss kit to 2 lucky people. To get in on the drawing for this must leave a comment on this blog or my CT member, Angie's blog. I draw the names for the free kits on Monday evening at 6pm CST.
Until Next Time!!

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

New kit and a new FREEBIE

Woo Hoo!! I have finished another kit. I seem to be on a pink/purple kick these days. This kit was inspired by my rather new granddaughter who was born August 15. Obviously, she didn't choose the color pallette.....I did. But, I think she would love it anyway....if she were old enough to tell us.

My new kit is called.......Jessi's Room and will be available at Digital Scrap Garden very soon.

Preview of kit.....Jessi's Room.

Photobucket This preview was done by my wonderful daughter-in-law, Taun.....who just happens to also be one of my CT members.

This layout/preview was done by my other CT member, Angie!


I really don't know what I would do without my wonderful CT members. They are the best!

Now for the FREEBIE I promised.

This is another QP by Angie. She used Jessi's Room kit.

Download link expired. I hope all that received the QP have enjoyed using it.

We would really love to see any layouts that you have created using my kits or the QP's...just email them to me at:

Until Next Time!!!!

Sunday, October 26, 2008

Friends, Awards, & a Freebie

It is really a wonderful feeling when you have friends and I've always known that I had my fair share of them. But, this past couple of weeks, I have found that I have even more than I even knew. It is such a good feeling. Thank you to all of my wonderful friends...whether you are someone that I can speak to on regular basis face to face or even touch....or one of my many, many cyber friends that I have have come to know over the past two years.

This past week, I managed to get some more trojans and viruses in my computer. This has really gotten me to the point that I am almost afraid to download anything. I am really getting a tad paranoid. But, anyway...because of this computer issue...I am waaaaaayyyyyy behind onposting many things to this blog.

First off, twice this past week I have been awarded the "ProximidadeAward" or "Friendship Around TheWorld Award". Originally this award was written in spanish, but it translates to highlight blogs that are pleasing or special in some way, and also to extend the hand of friendship around the world. I am to pass this on to 8 different people. Here it is:


It was awarded to me first by a very good friend, Vanessa, that I've been talking to over a K-Joi for the past 7-9 months. She is so sweet...just drop by her blog and check it out. Then it was given to me by Oase of Panda Bear Designs, who was in the Designer contest at K-Joi with me....of course we just recently had names to go with the numbers we were using during the contest. Now here are the 8 people that I am extending the award to:

1. LadyBug Graphix
2. Drea
3. WenchedGraphix Designs
4. Intense Magic Scraps
5. Carjazi Scraps
6. Lynn Anne
7. Dancing Princess Designs
8. Magick Scraps

Man...that was hard...I wasn't even sure I knew 8 people.. but these are some fantastic people....drop by and check out their blogs.

Now...Just look at what some friends did with my kits this past week. I am so happy with all these lovely layouts that I couldn't wait to post them.

The first four layouts are done by one of my good cyber friends...Lynn Anne. She is a real doll. I first met her over at ScrapFriends...but have been on many sites with her since.

Caden's Dream was used for this layout.

Pixie Majick was used for this layout.

Caden's Dream was used for this layout.

Lynn Anne use my paper pack Old World Tapestry and some elements from the Welcome gift at Digital Scrap Garden.

These next 2 layouts were done by good friend Vanessa over at K-Joi Studios. Vanessa used Taylor's Playroom kit for both layouts.



OK...i have promised you a freebie and that is exactly what I'm going to give you. My wonderful CT - Angie has created yet another fabulous quick page just for you. This one is done using Taylor's Playroom kit. I hope you enjoy it!


Download link has expired. I hope all that recieved the QP have enjoyed using it.

Until Next Time!

Sunday, October 19, 2008

Introducing Dee's Delightful Designs CT

I want to introduce the fabulous ladies that make up the creative team for Dee's Delightful Designs. So, I present to you:


Here are some of their recent creations:

By Angie using my kit Caden's Dream.

By Angie using my kit Taylor's Playroom.

By Taun using my kit Pink Passions.

By Taun using my kit Fall Happenings.

Help me welcome them. I feel so lucky to have these talented ladies as part of my creative team.

Now.....if you read my previous post....then you know that I am still looking for 2 more CT members. I am not a tough person to work with. I only aks that you get at least one kit per month and that you do 3 layouts per kit and post them at 3 different scrapbooking sites (Digital Scrap Garden, K-Joi, and the 3rd would be your choice.)

If you are interested, contact me at Besure to put "CT" in the subject line. Send me a short bio, and a link to your gallery.

Until Next Time!

Friday, October 17, 2008

Was This a Bad Thing to do? OH & a FREEBIE

I have been trying to find two more digi scrappers for my personal CT. Well....I visit a whoooollleee lot of scrapbooking sites on a pretty much daily basis. There are some sites that I may visit one time a month or even less frequently than that. I know that is not a good site member....but I do have a life outside this computer.

Now....a couple days ago, I was on one of the sites that I frequent very infrequently....sometimes when I drop in, I don't even post....I just look around and leave. Well...I dropped in and there was a poll posted about digi scrapping. Now I've been a member of this site almost since it I know the majority of these ladies aren't really in digi scrapping. So, I look at the poll and there are like 8 who said they prefer traditional scrapping. Counting me on the poll there were 3 ladies that said they like digi scrapping.

So, after checking out the gallery and their creations, I pm these 2 ladies, introduce myself and ask if they would like to try out one of my kits. I told them to email me if they were interested. Both of them did email me.....after some discussion as to what I would want in a CT member...they both agreed to become part of my CT.....until today that is.

This afternoon, I checked my email and I had and email from each of these two ladies stating things had either changed for them or that they didn't want to endanger friendships they had built on the other site by being on my CT. I also had an email from the site owner blessing me out for recruiting her members away from her site.

First of all, I never ever asked these two ladies to leave the site in question. I did ask that they post layouts done with my kits at three different scrap sites...I listed two sites and the third was their choice. This is just routine CT requirements. I know this because I've been on a few CT's myself and still am.

One of the ladies even asked about posting the layouts on the site in question and I told her that was up to her, that I didn't mind at all. The only reason I didn't post layouts in the gallery is that I do mainly digi layouts myself and I know from being on the board as long as it has been in business that the ladies there don't really care for digi.

Anyway.....I emailed the site owner back and explained that I never tried to steal her members that I was looking for personal CT members for my designs only and not DT for another site. Well, needless to say.....she believes what she believes and that is all that can be said on that matter....because I would never repeat the response that I received back from her. I asked her to delete my account and was told that it had already been done. So, I am done with her and her site.

So, Now I ask you my readers....did I do anything wrong? I really didn't feel like I did...but I would like to know what you think.

OK....One of my CT members Angie...made this lovely QP for you using my Pink Passions kit that was inspired by the color choices from Sweet daughter in law that lives in Germany - Taun. I hope you enjoy this little FREEBIE!!


Download link has expired. I hope all that recieved the QP have enjoyed using it.

Until next time!

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Birthday Bash at K-Joi Studios

Starting tomorrow, K-Joi Studios will begin their Birthday Bash celebrations. This celebration will from October 17, 18, & 19. Come on out and join the fun.

Just look at the banner and see all the fun activities that will be going on.


Oh, & I almost forgot.....there is also a 50% off sale during this come on in and join us! I look forward to seeing you there.

Until Next Time!

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

My House is Waaaayyyyy too QUIET!!!!

Tanya & the kids have made it back to Germany. They were all worn out from so many hours of flight.....but got home safely!

The missing hasn't totally set in yet....I know this because I've been so busy lately.....But I can tell you one house is waaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyyyyyyyy too QUIET!! I am accustomed to having 2 boys running around playing & it is only me & my dear hubby.....who doesn't make very much noise at all. I may just have to purchase a noise machine.....I really do miss these guys.....all four of them!!!

Back to scrapping......I currently have 2 kits in the works that I should have completed by this weekend. I am also working on a freebie just for you!!! So be sure and check back this weekend!

Until Next Time!!!!

Friday, October 10, 2008

Sad Day But a Happy Day too!!

I have been so busy lately with homecoming, science night and getting ready for the next 9 weeks of school that I have sorely neglected this blog.

Well, that is not the only reason....I guess I am already missing my daughter-in-law and 3 grandchildren and they haven't even left yet! However, they will be flying out on Monday....going back to Germany! I understand why they need to go....but I sure am going to miss them.

Here is a picture of them taken this past weekend:


Until Next Time!!

Sunday, October 5, 2008

Computer Issues

I have been having some computer issues. First, I had this popup that just kept popping up and wouldn't allow me to do anything on the computer. Found out it was malware....some doofus thought that by infecting computers with this malware that he could induce you to purchase his software to clean up the mess he created in the first place.

Then, I get a call from my ISP and they tell me that there has been a problem with spam and that it has been traced back to ....little ole me....I never bother anyone....I don't even forward the forwards that I get. How in the world could I be spamming anyone. Well....we suspected another worm/infection of some the ISP sent me a CD with some programs on it to download and run.

Good news........I think....i had 44 worms/trojans/infections, etc.....but they are all gone now!!!!! Woo Hoo!!!!!! Maybe I can play with scrapping buddies on Digital Scrap Garden now.....Cause goodness knows I've been having some serious withdrawals!

Here is a new kit of mine that in the shoppe at Digital Scrap Garden.


Now....I actually did some layouts this past week eventhough I was having computer problems. Check these out:

This one is of my grandaughter, Jessi. Iused my new kit Pink Passion.


The next four layouts were done as part of my CT requirements for Rick Evans of Scrapadilly.

The first two are using Rick's kit Summer's Ending.



The next two are using Rick's kit Pumpkin Fields.



I also have another kit in the works that I will be finished with real soon.

Until Next Time!

Sunday, September 28, 2008

DSG is Celebrating and a Freebie, too!

Digital Scrap Garden is celebrating their 1st birthday from September 25 - October 2nd. There is sooooo much going on over will not want to miss it!

We have challenges with fabulous posting bonuses.....a scavenger hunt with tons of freebies and a sale going on in the shop that you won't believe....You can get 40 - 75% off everything in the shop. Besides that....we are a bunch of fun people to be around....Just come on over and check us out! You will be glad you did!

I promised a freebie and that is just what I am going to give....My CT Angie...made this fabulous QP just for you using my kit Caden's Dream.


Download has expired. I hope that all who downloaded the QP have enjoyed using it!

I look forward to seeing you over at Digital Scrap Garden!!!

Unitl Next Time!

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Happy Birthday DSG and a Freebie For You!!!

Today marks the one year birthday of Digital Scrap Garden! The owners and designers over there have planned a HUGE celebration for this one year mark! This celebration begins TODAY!! There are challenges, games, scavenger hunts, and many freebies & prizes! Don't miss any of the fun! Come on over and join us!

Check it out.....we will hold a chat tonight....check out the details below!


Digital Scrap Garden is having a TREMENDOUS sale during our birthday week (September 25 - October2). Now tell me..........who doesn't love a GREAT sale??? Check this out!


Come on over and join in the celebration.......You will be glad you did!!!

Now for the freebie that I promised. This is a quick page that one of my CT members (Angie)did using my kit Pixie Majick. Look at this gorgeous quick page that she did just for all of you!


Download link removed. I hope those of you that recieved the QP have enjoyed using it. Thank you for visiting my page.

Until Next Time!

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

One More Day Until the Huge Birthday Celebration

The day is almost here! We will begin our HUGE Birthday celebration at Digital Scrap Garden starting tomorrow! Come on over and check it out!


Join us for the chat and meet designers and other members of the board. There will be freebies and fun for that, too!

We will have challenges, games, freebies, & prizes. OH...did I mentions there will also be a huge sale going on in the store? You can really get some fantastic deals during our birthday celebration! If you really want to have some fun....come on over.


We are always doing something fun at the Garden.....but decided to do it really big for the birthday celebration! Everybody loves birthdays......right!!!

Can't wait to see you there!

Until Next Time!