Thursday, January 22, 2009

Trying to get things ready....

Since I haven't been working the last couple of weeks, I have been trying to get paperwork ready for the attorney. There are some things that need to be signed by Ezequiel & myself (still trying to figure out how I am going to do that since I will not be back in Canada until Valentine's Day). I am currently planning on going for interviews the end of April/beginning of May. And it should take about 2 months after the interviews before I will be moving up to Canada. I just hope that I am able to get a job in Edmonton. I told the attorney that I we would be willing to find something in British Columbia or Alberta. But, I can't stand the Calgary area, don't know why, I just like Edmonton alot better. The Vancouver area is nice, we went there back in October, but I still prefer Edmonton. So, hopefully I will be able to find a job there.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Birthday Present Box

After making the Origami box the other day, I have been very eager to make cute boxes. So, I checked out and found a tutorial for an A2 box. I used the tutorial to make a cute box to put Sherry's birthday present. I decided to use a stamp set that I had not used in quite a while, Crab & Company. I guess it is my ode to a stamp set that I really like since it is now retired. Here are some pictures of the cute box that I made for her present. I can't wait to give it to her this weekend.

Stamp set(s): Crab & Company (retired), Sandy Shells Wheel (retired)
Paper: Kraft CS, So Saffron CS, Real Red CS, Very Vanilla CS
Ink: Jet Black Stazon, So Saffron, Real Red, More Mustard
Stampin' Write Markers: More Mustard, So Saffron, Real Red, Creamy Caramel, Close to Cocoa
Accessories: Real Red Grosgrain Ribbon, Sponging, Ticket Corner punch

Monday, January 19, 2009

Rodeo card

I was able to use my new stamp set (Bronc Buster) to make a card. I guess it really isn't new since it is retired now. But, it is new to me. I decided to get it because it was at a discount and I got free shipping. YAY! Here is the card that I made.

Stamp Set(s): Bronc Buster (retired), Loads of Love Accessories, Starstruck
Paper: Blue Bayou CS (retired), Baja Breeze CS, Kraft CS, Chocolate Chip CS, Very Vanilla CS, Blue Bayou DSP (retired), Au Chocolate (retired)
Ink: Blue Bayou (retired), Chocolate Chip
Accessories: Circle Cutter, Corner Rounder punch, Ticket Corner punch, Photo Corner punch, Small Tag punch, Large Tag punch, Brads, Stampin' Dimensionals, Chocolate Grosgrain Ribbon

Sunday, January 18, 2009

Origami Box

I saw an Origami Box on SCS and I knew that I had to try it out. Since, Valentine's Day (an my anniversary) are coming up, I thought that I would make a cute box to hold some candy, and give it to my hubby. Here is the link to where I found the directions I made a few changes but it is pretty much the same. Here are the pictures of the finished box.

Man, it has been a LONG time!!

I was making cards but wasn't always taking pictures and posting them. I just recently got home from spending 4 days in the hospital due to having Pneumonia, Bronchitis and the Flu all at once. It was very difficult to breathe and it they ran multiple blood cultures and tests to make sure that I didn't have anything else on top of the triad of illnesses. I am starting to feel better now. It still requires ALOT of energy to do the everyday stuff. I have a follow-up visit to my regular doctor in 4 days. And, I may be released to work the following week. It will be nice to get out among the human population again. :-)