Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Putting Yourself Out There.

Two weeks ago I decided that it was time to put myself out into the submitting world again.  I found a company whose products I love and they put a call out for new Design Team Members.

The last team I was on was Rusty Pickle.  It's been awhile since RP Closed their doors and I thought to myself...do I really want to put myself out there to be judged on how well I can create something?  I mean, It's really been a LOOOONNNG Time.  But the answer was a simple one.

The answer was Yes.

I really want to share my layouts/projects with the world.  But I don't know if I am allowed yet.  I think I might have to wait until the call is closed, which is tomorrow.  Just to keep myself  "safe", I think I might wait until they have made their decision.  That way I won't jeopardize any "possible" chance that I may have.

I'm not one of those scrapbookers who submits to every single Design Team call.  I have to really like a company AND more importantly I have to LOVE their product!  I think it's important for someone to love the materials that they are working with. And I do...I really, do!

So...what is the company? 

I guess I can tell you that.

It's Kiwi Lane. 

Kiwi Lane makes these fun (really fun) Design Templates that you can use to help create really BEAUTIFUL layouts!  There are SO many templates that each time you use one it can be used differently.  Or the same, if you really like it. 

But you know I could go on and on and try and explain how they work...or I could send you directly to their website where they explain it all!  (http://kiwilane.com/)

Now I do have to be honest here.  It did take me awhile to make my very first purchase from Kiwi Lane.  I first discovered them at The Great American Scrapbook Convention in Arlington, Texas three years ago.  The convention is three days long.  And well..it took me two of those days and three trips to their booth before I made my first purchase of Designer Templates.  And well, if the truth is supposed to be told...I actually made my second purchase of the templates on the third day.  Now whenever I go to a Convention and I know that they have a booth there I make it a point to go by and see what new items they have!

Hope I can share my projects with you soon!

Until then!



Wednesday, July 17, 2013

I Think I just "MIGHT" be the Crazy Cat Lady...

Everyone has heard the story of the Lady who lives down the street.

She's the crazy one, that has SO many cats.

She likes to spend time with her cats.

She talk to her cats.

She sings to her cats.

She dresses in the same color as her cats.

She lets her cats sit in a chair next to the table while she is eating breakfast (HA!)  Shhhh....we know the truth...the cat is MORE than likely to be sitting ON the table with his face so close to the cereal bowl that you would think HE was eating and NOT the Lady.

She takes the cat(s) for car rides.

Does this sound familiar to anyone but me? 

I think I might actually the Crazy Cat Lady.

I mean...I even plan my scrapbook pages around my cats. Yes, I admit that I have actually put a chair in a position in front of a wall and had my cat sit on the chair and wait for that PERFECT picture.

Don't believe me? 

Here's proof!

See.  I really am the Crazy Cat Lady.

Have a GREAT Night!


Tuesday, July 16, 2013


I was going through some things on my computer this past week, you know trying to clean things up a bit and came across some layouts that I did that I love!  So...I thought I'd share those.

Hmmm...they are "almost" all of my daughter! (lol)

I know I have "some" cat pages around here somewhere! Maybe I'll share those tomorrow! :0)

Right now I'm working on some "Special" projects.  I've decided that it was time for me to throw my hat into a Design Team Competition. I haven't been on a Design Team since Rusty Pickle and since it's been a few years from my participation on that one, I thought "Hey...it's time".  But what's really nice is that this company that is looking for the New Designers is a company that I absolutely LOVE!  They are "relatively" new, just a few years old! 

One of the requirements for my application is that I have to submit Five different projects.  I don't know if we are allowed to share our projects with anyone online yet, so I have to keep them secret until I find that out (I have to finish them first! lol).  But as soon as I am able to I will post them! 

Now...I guess I better get back to work on my "projects".  I really do LOVE how they are turning out! :0)

Have a GREAT day!


P.S.  Mom..I updated my blog!