Thursday, April 19, 2012

Dotty for You!!!

Just wanted to send a quick reminder that this promotion started on Tuesday, the 17th. After playing with it to make my card for the blog hop, I LOVE IT!!! I can't wait to play more! You're going to LOVE, LOVE, LOVE it, too!!!

with the oh-so-cute Dotty for You paper packet.
There are three ways to get this exclusive Dotty for You paper packet, valued at $19.95*: 
Let me know if you have any questions!

Happy Scrappin' and Stampin',

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Blog Hop Winner!

First of all, I want to say a HUGE thank you to all of you that visited the Rose Blossom Blog Hop! Everyone that participated in the hop is really grateful to you for stopping by and commenting on our work.  You know, it's the little things that truly mean so much!!

Brenda did the drawing the old-fashioned way - by putting pieces of paper in a basket.  WOW!  There were a lot of pieces of paper!  The winner of the Rose Blossom Blog Hop is........


Tamytha, send Brenda an e-mail at, and she will send your prize right away! CONGRATULATIONS!!!

Happy Scrappin' and Stampin',

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Blog Hop - Dotty for You!!!

Hi there everyone - Happy Spring!  Welcome to the Rose Blossoms Blog Hop, a team which Brenda Rose has so kindly made me an honorary member of, lucky for me! 

As Close To My Heart consultants, we are excited to to share some Spring Inspiration with you! Should you get lost you can always come back here to find out who you need to visit. However, if you have made it here to my page, you are doing just fine because I am your last stop - just make sure you have visited all of the following pages for your maximum opportunity to win: 

  1. Brenda  at Rose Blossom Legacies (
  2. Marg at I Didn’t Have Potatoes (
  3. Tammie at I Love to Craft! ( 
  4. Crystal at All Things Crafty ( 
  5. Lynn at From My Bungalow ( 
  6. Kristine at Merry Heart Creations (
  7. Jenny-May at Angel Bay Crafting Hearts (
The rules are really simple for this blog hop.  You have the opportunity to earn 8 tickets for the drawing:
    • Visit each of the seven blogs on the hop and leave a comment for one ticket in the drawing.  You must comment on all of them to get this ticket!
    • Receive an extra ticket for each blog that you decide to follow!
    This Spring Blog Hop goes through Monday, April 16th at 11:59 pm central time.  One winner will be announced on Tuesday evening, April 17th.  Here is the $40 prize package that the winner will receive perfect for your Graduation cards and pages:

    Now, here is the Congratulations card I created using the Dotty for You paper pack that is available starting on Tuesday, the 17th.  I also used our Just Blooms Paper Shapes - Paradise Paper Flowers (Z1709), our Pearl Opaques (Z1336), our Keepsake Felt Alphabet (Z1696), and our White Daisy Value Pack Cards and Envelopes (X254).

    I kinda like my little Cloud "9" - what do you think?

    with the oh-so-cute Dotty for You paper packet.
    There are three ways to get this exclusive Dotty for You paper packet, valued at $19.95*: 
    This is your last stop on the Hop, so I truly hope you have enjoyed it as much as we have! Be sure to come back to all of our blogs often to see what FABULOUS new projects everyone has completed! A special thanks goes out to Brenda Rose for organizing this and making me an honorary part of the fun!!! I love being one of your "buds"!

    Happy Scrappin' and Stampin',

    Thursday, April 5, 2012

    Updated Scrapbooking Retreat Dates and information...

    I'd love to have you join us for a fun ladies weekend of scrapbooking and fun!!!

    The cost is $185 for 5PM Friday - 3PM Sunday, which includes meals, lodging and of course a fabulous crop space consisting of a 5-foot table, comfy office chair, large craft mat, scrap-ma-bob drink caddy and an Ott Lite! Thursday add-on days are $40 and starts at 5PM on Thurs. Retreat deposits are $50 and final balance is due 30 days prior to retreat date. If you plan to attend the add-on day, the $40 for it is due with your deposit, for a total of $90. (Note: in order for the add-on day to happen, there must be 6 people. If for some reason you send your money and the add-on day does not happen, your money for the add-on day will be refunded or can be applied to your remaining balance or a future retreat weekend, whichever you'd prefer.)

    Be sure to check the website ( regularly as they will continually be updating the pictures and information about the fabulous new amenities they've been adding to make this the retreat that can't be beat!

    Here are the Upcoming Retreats I will be hosting. Contact me at (210)705-2304 or to RSVP or for any questions!

    • 3-6 May - National Scrapbook Day Weekend! Join us this weekend for an added little surprise!!!
    • 26-29 July - only 5 spots remaining - this retreat will be FULL of updates following convention
    • 18-21 October
    • 6-9 December - great for finishing up those last minute Christmas gifts!!!


    Happy Scrappin' and Stampin',