Saturday, February 22, 2014

Mojo Monday 333

I find I seem to have a little trouble with the sketch challenges and find a I much prefer the colour challenges. I don't know why I have trouble getting my head around a sketch, but here is this weeks effort for Mojo Monday.



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Hugs,
Michelle

Rocking Your World Friday: Week 8

I know, it's actually Saturday and I'm late to the party. Story of my life lately, what can I say? Since I wasn't around last week, here are my good things over the last couple of weeks.

First thing to make me happy was having one of my cards picked as a winner at Colours & Sketches. That had me doing a happy dance!


The next blessing was the birth of my granddaughter Alessia on February 13th. Momma did beautifully and baby was healthy and adorable.



The day they both came home was very special. Nana and Poppa got up early and went on a shopping spree to get everything that baby would need when she came home. Should have been done much earlier, but for various reasons, wasn't. It had been years since I had to shop for a baby in the house and we had so much fun and spent way too much money! Spoiled before she even got home LOL!

By far the best part of the week was having it off work so that I could stay home and help my daughter and love on Alessia as much as I wanted. I am thankful that our financial situation allowed me to do that without us having to struggle.

It was also wonderful seeing Mr. R coming in the door after work and heading straight to the baby as he had missed her all day. Too sweet for words!

So that has been my last couple of weeks in a nut shell. I shall now link this up with Virginia at Celtic House. Do visit her if you'd like a weekly dose of good things that other people have experienced this week.

Thanks for stopping by!

Hugs,
Michelle


Thursday, February 20, 2014

Fab Friday 35

Since I'm off work this week, enjoying my granddaughter, I thought I would try and enter some challenges to kick-start the creativity again.

Today's card is for the Fab Friday 35 challenge.



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Hugs,
Michelle

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

WOYWW 246

Happy WOYWW everyone!

What's on my work desk this week? Absolutely nothing! My studio has sadly been neglected over the last week. Let me explain...

I had every intention of posting last week, had my picture ready and everything. Then I got a message from my daughter Wednesday afternoon.

WBB=Worlds Best Brat
WWB: Mom, my water is leaking.
Me: Are you having contractions, do I need to rush home from work?
WWB: No, not yet, I'll let you know.

I got through the rest of the day, came home, did the dinner thing, and finally at 9:30 pm she said she was ready to go. (Guess I could have done my post, but my head was somewhere in another universe!)

Three hours later I had a brand-new granddaughter!

INTRODUCING:
Alessia (middle name to be determined) Reed
Born: February 13, 2014
At: 12:27 am
Weighing: 6lb 2oz



  
Nana and Poppa are over the moon happy!
I will try to get around to everyone this week, but please forgive me if I don't leave a comment as it's a bit hectic around here at the moment. Just know that I love visiting you all and seeing what you're up to this week.
Please pop by Julias where you will actually be able to see some desks!
Thanks for stopping by!
Hugs,
Michelle

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Sunday, February 9, 2014

PPA 190

This weeks Pals Paper Arts colour combo is really pretty. I love how these colours look together.


Here is my offering for this weeks challenge.


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Hugs,
Michelle

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Mojo Monday 331

Here is this weeks entry for Mojo Monday 331.

I struggled a bit with this one, and I'm not really happy with it, but here goes anyway.


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Hugs,
Michelle

Rocking Your World Friday: Week 6

Well, somehow we have rolled around to Friday again. That wonderful day of the week when the weekend is in sight and Virginia calls on us to let the world know what has rocked our socks off for the week.

By far the highlight of my week was the snow day I took on Wednesday. Lovely to be able to call into work and say the weather and traffic are terrible, see you on Thursday! And then sit around in my jammies all day playing in the studio.

The expected arrival date of my grandbaby being less than a week away.

A visit to Mum and Dad on Saturday--finally as Mum says she's forgotten what I look like!

Picking up a second car for commuting, which uses half the gas of the truck.

That's really about it for this week (it's been a slow one). Since I have no pictures, I'll finish with a couple of my favorites that I took while in Australia a few years ago. Don't forget to visit Virginia at Celtic House and tell us what made you happy this week!





Thanks for stopping by!

Hugs,
Michelle

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

WOYWW 244

Well, here we are at Wednesday again. This means that it's time to join in with Julia on a lovely snoop of other peoples crafty goodness for the week.

This is my desk as it was Tuesday evening around 7:30 pm. Did up a card to be entered in a challenge. I did clean up afterward (yes, even cleaned off the stamps I used!) and put everything away.



Mr R and I started making our way into work this morning only to be frustrated by the fact that it was so snowy and slow on the highway that it took 25 minutes to go just one exit (normal driving time 5-7 minutes). What that means is we're taking a snow day!!! That also means that I can go back into the studio and mess up my nice clean desk. I call that a win-win situation.

This is the view from the studio window right now.



It's a good day to stay in and play!

Thanks for stopping by!

Hugs,
Michelle

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

CAS #59

Well, here we are with another challenge, this one a double from Colours & Sketches.



And my take on it.



My photography skills are rubbish--I really need to practice with this fancy-smancy camera. Take my word for it, it looks much nicer in person!

Thanks for stopping by!

Hugs,
Michelle

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Mojo Monday 330

Well, here we are again with another challenge.

This belongs to Mojo Monday.


 And here is my take on it.




Thanks for stopping by!

Hugs,
Michelle