Sunday, December 28, 2008

What Have You Done?

Here's a fun little exercise I saw over at Kristine's blog.

You are to "bold" or highlight the things that you have done.
So let's see what I can "bold" ...

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland /world
8. Climbed a mountain ( not a big one! LOL!)
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
18. Grown your own vegetables
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
20. Slept on an overnight train

21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked
23. Taken a sick day when you're not ill
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping
27. Run a Marathon
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset

31. Hit a home run
32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors

35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught yourself a new language
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing
40. Seen Michelangelos David

41. Sung karaoke
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
44. Visited Africa
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
46. Been transported in an ambulance
47. Had your portrait painted
48. Gone deep sea fishing
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris

51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling
52. Kissed in the rain
53. Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in theater
55. Been in a movie .. no but been on TV!
56. Visited the Great Wall of China
57. Started a business
58. Taken a martial arts class
59. Visited Russia
60. Served at a soup kitchen

61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies
62. Gone whale watching
63. Got flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma
65. Gone sky diving
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
67. Bounced a check
68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial

71. Eaten Caviar
72. Pieced a quilt
73. Stood in Times Square
74. Toured the Everglades
75. Been fired from a job
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
77. Broken a bone
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published a book

81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car

83. Walked in Jerusalem
84. Had your picture in the newspaper
85. Read the entire Bible
86. Visited the White House
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone's life
90. Sat on a jury

91. Met someone famous
92. Joined a book club
93. Lost a loved one
94. Had a baby

95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
97. Been involved in a law suit
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee
100. Read an entire book in one day

If you think this is fun, then you should give it a try.

Hope you have a wonderful new year!

Friday, December 26, 2008

Be Merry!

Happy Holidays from our family to yours!

Saturday, December 20, 2008

Sketch Challenges at Creative Scrappers

My DT for Creative Scrappers will start in January 2009 yet. But to get me started, I joined the Weekly Sketch Challenges. You can still join. The deal is to have all December Weekly entries uploaded by the 31st.

Here are the LOs I made for Sketch #29 & #30

Sketch #29
Title: Little Boy Blue
Journaling: This is one of the many times that you show your sad face for no reason at all - an everyday moment.

Supplies: DCWV CS, CB paper, FP felt shapes, MR sheers, Riffraff designs tree, ALpha - Heidi Swapp, MM tiny, Cosmo Cricket, and KI, MM brad & trims, Daisy Ds rubon tape, DCWV rubon stitching, AL Stamps, Clearsnap Ink, Zig pen, Misc buttons, bling,

Sketch #30
Title: Waiting To Pop
Journaling: This was taken a few days before giving birth to Jao. It was certainly a time of anticipation and excitement. Photo: July 20, 2007

Supplies: Fontwerks PPs, Bazzill CS, Prima Crystals, Prima Journaling Sheet, Paper frills, MM tiny alphas, AC thickers, Scrapworks vinyl appliques, FP felt shapes, Studio G Clear Stamps, Stazon & Colorbox Inks, Zig pen

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Creative Scrappers

I tried out for the Design Team Call of Creative Scrappers. Guess what? :)

Friday, December 5, 2008

All About U

Here's one I did using a sketch from Pagemaps. The idea was to make a 12x12 LO using an 8x11 sketch.

Here's the sketch:

And here's my take:

Title: All About U
Journaling: My life had a new meaning the day you were born. And each and every day has always been about you.

Supplies: Making Memories Animal Crackers (Jack)papers, chipboard alpha, die cut animal shapes, frame & punctuation, buttons & trims, MM tiny alpha stickers, RiffRaff tree chipboard tree, Dewdrop ink, Zig pen.

Meanwhile, DH & I are off to Antipolo until Sunday for a couples retreat. Sadly, I will miss the Mad Scrappers Christmas Party tomorrow. Have fun, girls! I'll be praying for you. :-)

Thanks for looking!