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Friday, November 28, 2008

FROSTY THE SNOWMAN: Black Friday Sale at Pretty Scrappy

WE GOT THE HOUSE!!!!!!!! I am so excited. We take posession on December 18th so we will definately be in the new house for Christmas! When I get moved in, I'll post some pics so you can see my new digs.

Are you looking for lots of super duper terrific sales? Well if you want a good way to stretch a buck today, head on over to my store at Pretty Scrappy. All of my wordart Packs are $1. All of my Christmas accessiories are $1. My kits are only $2. NOW THAT's WHAT I CALL SUPER DUPER TERRIFIC SAVINGS!!!! Make sure while you're over in my store,you go check out the rest of the talented designers at Pretty Scrappy too. They all have amazing sales too.

I hope that you like todays wordart freebie! I just adore the wonderful clipart available at Digi-Web Studio's. They are perfect for making wordart. I think for the next while i'll be giving away Christmas themed clipart wordart.Enjoy.

I would also like to say THANKS to everyone who has been leaving such wonderful comments on my blog lately! You all ROCK!!! It is so nice to read the appreciation. Keep it up!

Thursday, November 27, 2008


Good Morning! Hope that everyone slept well and are all rested and ready for the beautiful day ahead! I guess that all of my American blog followers are preparing for Thanksgiving today. HAPPY THANKSGIVING! As you can tell by my chipper disposition, I am in a great mood today! Aiden slept almost the whole night, so did Emma and so did I! Yay!!!! Also, I GOT MY NEW HOUSE!!!!!!!!!! My offer was accepted! All we need now is a home inspection and if all goes well, which it should, the house is only 5 months old, we'll be moving in before Christmas!!! I am so happy! It has the most beautiful fireplace in the living room. I can't wait to hang our stockings on it Christmas eve. Thinking about stockings gave me a great idea for a cute wordart.... enjoy.

Oh yeah... Melinda asked yesterday in the comments section what font I used in the Silent Night wordart... it is NEW ROMANTICS. I have used the same font on this wordart today.

Wednesday, November 26, 2008


Well... it looks like we are going to look at another house today. Our offer wasn't accepted on the last one. We countered twice but it just wasn't the right price. I am fairly optamistic about this new one today though. It's bigger and right in the middle of our price range. Unless something drastic happens ***cross your fingers*** we should be able to get this one. It is even on the same street. CROSS YOUR FINGERS!!!! WISH ME LUCK!!!

Here is todays wordart freebie. Enjoy.


Guess what.... I WON!!! What may you ask? I won a great new kit from Chanin at Snowflake Beach Designs. It's called GIVE THANKS. Here is the preview. If you wanted to buy her new kit, you can get it HERE. It's on sale now too. If you haven't checked out Chanin's Blog yet... Check it out. She has some great stuff.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008


One of my favorite Christmas Songs has to be I BELIEVE IN SANTA CLAUS from Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton. Actually, I love all of the songs from that album and I can't wait for Christmas each year so I can start playing them. I thought that this song title would make a good wordart for you all. Enjoy.


Sunday, November 23, 2008

It's the most wonderful time of the year

Good Morning! I hope that everyone had a great weekend. We went house hunting again and I think I found the perfect house. It has 2 stories plus a basement. 3 bedrooms, 2&1/2 baths, living/dining room/kitchen open area. Fireplace, Garage. Oh yeah... the kitchen has a dishwasher!!!! I hate washing dishes! IT"S SO BEAUTIFUL!!!! We are putting in an offer today... so cross your fingers and send out those good house buying vibes. It would be so wonderful to be able to get in before Christmas and have it in our new house. I just found out too that my brother and his girlfriend will be spending Christmas with us this year. I am so happy. He has gone back home to Newfoundland for the past 3 Christmases. It will be so great to have family here this year. The kids will be so excited to have their Uncle Eldon here with them.

Does anyone have their Christmas shopping done yet? I don't even know where to start! I have 2 gifts for the kids but that's it. We went a little overboard last year so I promised myself that this year things will be a little cheaper. And with the economy so uncertain right now, i'll have to be extra careful. But... the one thing that I want this year is a new laptop. I have a desktop computer right now which is OK, but I need something a little more portable. Hubby was looking at some yesterday and thinks he has it narrowed down to 3 different models. He wants to take me out this week to choose the one I want. He is even going to get all of my files and programs transferred from my old one to the new one! Yay!!!... I won't have to do anything! Now the only thing I have to decide is... do I want it in Pink or Silver. LOL.

All this talk of presents is making me wish it was Christmas morning already! LOL. It really is the most wonderful time of the year... see how I worked that in for todays wordart freebie. LOL. Enjoy.


Friday, November 21, 2008


I'm having internet difficulties so there will be no post today. See you back here on Monday. Have a great weekend!

Thursday, November 20, 2008


It's THRIFTY THURSDAY at Pretty Scrappy! So that means that everything in the Thrifty Thursday section of the store is 50% OFF!!! That's a great deal! Here are the previews of what I have on sale today.

Make sure to check out the sales today. Click HERE to go to the PRETTY SCRAPPY Store.

I have a cute little wordart for you today. I made this one ages ago and misplaced it in my files. I had originally planned on selling it as part of a Wordart Pack, but I thought that you would like it. Let me know what you think. I love to read your comments. Be sure to write them below this post.


Don't you just LOVE to see fabulous new products? These are TOP NOTCH!

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Apples & Aprons Contest ... Good Enough to Eat! We are having yet another AWESOME contest over at Pretty Scrappy!

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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

THE BEGINNING OF ALL THINGS: Plus new wordart pack at Pretty Scrappy

Todays wordart is a request from Joseph in Portland. He is making a baby book for his grandbabies and wanted to use this beautiful quote. I'm sure that alot of you all will be able to use this one too. Enjoy.


Well it's Wednesday again... That means new wordart in my store at Pretty Scrappy!!! Todays new pack is all about the power of prayer. Check out the preview.

Click HERE to go to my store at Pretty Scrappy. This new pack is only $2.50, but if you buy it this week, you can get 25% OFF!!! Make sure you use coupon code IMD25PRAYER.
The discount will be applied upon checkout. ***This coupon code is valid until November 23rd at midnight.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008


I had a rough night last night! Aiden was up a dozen times and would not go back to sleep. I'm so tired today that I can barely keep my eyes open. I think i'm gonna need a HUGE cup of black coffee to get the day started. I just don't know why he won't sleep. He's almost 16 months old but he still sleeps like a newborn. I just don't get it. We are supposed to go out looking at houses after the Hubby gets home from work today, but, I think all I want to do is sleep. LOL.

Todays wordart freebis is a request from Karen in Park City. She told me that this is one of her favorite quotes. It is great. She wanted a simple look for this one, she said no fancy fonts! I hope that this is what you had in mind Karen. Enjoy.


Monday, November 17, 2008


Happy Monday Morning!!! I hope that everyone had a great weekend! Mine was amazing. The Hubby and I took a little Anniversary getaway to Banff. It was so beautiful. The mountains were snow-covered and perfect. It was just cold enough that you needed a warm jacket on, but not too cold that you couldn't walk outside. We had a great weekend!

So... What do you think of the new look for my blog? I am calling it my Very Merry Happy Holiday Winter Look. LOL. I have used a combination of 2 kits for this new look. The first is from a freebie kit I download from Digitreats last winter called SNOW. I used the snowflake and the striped paper. The second kit is from Designs by Ann-Marie called Christmas Wrap. All other elements used are from this kit. It's AWESOME! Let me know what you think! I am still doing some fine tuning and tweaking to get just the right look.
Here is todays wordart freebie. It's so true! Enjoy.

To help celebrate the new look of my blog, I have created a QUICK PAGE for you all using the 2 kits I used on my blog. Enjoy!
Click HERE to download QP.

Friday, November 14, 2008


2 years ago for Christmas, I gave my Hubby a satelite radio. It has LOTS of channels so there is always something good to listen to. I was listening to a 90's station yesterday and I heard the song "It's a beautiful life" by the 90's band ACE OF BASE. I used to love those guys and remember many nights out clubbing and dancing to The Sign. WOW. Do I ever feel old. LOL. I thought that I could make a wordart from the title... so... here it is. Enjoy.

Click HERE to download file.

Thursday, November 13, 2008


I'm a little late getting my post out today. I have been trying for alomost 3 hours but I kept getting Blogger errors. So frustrating. I had a great post written about Aiden ans his sleep schedule, but after the 5th or 6th time I just gave up on the long post. So... here is todays freebie. Enjoy.
Click HERE to download file.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

WHAT A SWEETIE: New wordart freebie PLUS: New Wordart in my store

Well it's Wednesday again... so that means new wordart in my Pretty Scrappy Store! I have 3 new packs for you all today. Each one with a Christmas theme. They are perfect for all of your Holiday layouts. I have also include a Holiday Sentiments pack which would be great to use on your Christmas and Holiday cards. I know i'm going to be using some of these on my cards. I am also in the processes of making another Song Overlay Pack... with Christmas Songs! I've had several requests for them already. They should be ready in a few days so i'll let you know when I put them in the store.

First of all i'd like to thank those of you who took the time to send me emails with comments regarding the kids Halloween pics. If was so nice to read them. THANKS! So... onto todays wordart freebie. Enjoy.
Click HERE to download file.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

THANK HEAVEN FOR LITTLE GIRLS: Plus kids Halloween pics

Here is todays wordart freebie. I hope that you like it.

Click HERE to download file.

So... as promised, here are pics of the kids from Halloween. Because Aiden had the measles, he couldn't go Trick or Treating. But, he could still dress up. Isn't he the cutest little lion you have ever seen? So sweet my little guy is. Emma wanted to be a bug for Haloween which in Emma talk, means lady bug. She loved her costume, especially the little ladybug wand.

Monday, November 10, 2008

PRECIOUS JEWEL: new wordart freebie

I hope that everyone had a great weekend! Mine was great! We had lots of family time, did a little shopping and oh yeah... went house hunting! I found one that I just fell in love with but I think it's a little out of our price range, or so the Hubby thinks. LOL. We are still going to keep looking I guess. I was hopeing to be into a new house by Christmas but it doesn't look like thats gonna happen. Who knows... maybe a miracle will happen and i'll find the perfect house, make an offer, have it accepted with a quick closing, and be in with our stockings hung by the chimney with care. LOL.

Well... onto todays wordart freebie. This was a request from Beth. She didn't say where she is from or what she wanted the wordart for. She did however request the fonts she wanted used and the approximate size and layout she needed for the wordart. LOL. I hope that this is good for you Beth. Send me a message letting me know what you think. Hopefully some of you can use it too. Enjoy.

Click HERE to download file.

Friday, November 7, 2008

Last Chance for Pretty Scrappy Contest!!!

Where I'm posting from, the snowflakes are falling and it just seems like a great day to curl up with the computer, a cup of coffee or tea... and Pretty Scrappy!

We have some more new products in the store! Our designers have been busy, busy, busy!

CU Christmas Templates - Run as fast as you can! You CAN catch him... this adorable gingerbread man! A great CU product!

Winter Mint - Calm, Cool and Collected come to mind when looking at this kit. It's a fun little kit in wintery shades... perfect for all your fun layouts!

Holidays are Here - A versatile Holiday Kit perfect to help you cherish the memories for years to come.

Felt Frames - Soft and simple, add these very versatile frames to your great kits or layouts.

Cause & Effect - Do you have a teenage man in your life? Cause & Effect will make a cool statement to any teen layout!

Our Specials!

Stacey Crossley $2 off Coupon through November 11th. SCTHANKS **There was an admin error on Stacey's Store... but it has been fixed. If you've come this week, her products were not visible! Please come back and check out Stacey's beautiful work!!!!**

SandraK Designs' Economic Relief Sale. 25% off all my products excluding commercial use! Discount will be taken at checkout!

Buy Inspired Mommie Designs kit GRUNGY HALLOWEEN and get QUOTE IT: HALLOWEEN for free. Free product will be added to cart automatically at checkout.

And One LAST CHANCE at our Contest - Valued at over $150!!!

What to do: Place an order of any amount at Pretty Scrappy between now and Friday November 7th at 10pm CST and post your order number at this link.

How it works: Depending on how many replies we get we will award prizes as follows...

For every 10 posts: One person wins a "Scrappy Cash" gift certificate for the amount of their total purchase! For example, if we have 10 replies we will have 1 winner and if there are 20 replies we will have 2 winners, etc.

Grand Prize: One lucky poster will receive a $25 gift card to Chili's Restaurant, one free product of winners choice from each of the following designers: Pretty Scrappy, Creations by Rachael, Late Night Scraps, and BB's Blue Button. PLUS ScrappyShannon's entire shop!!! (including CU!) PLUS... ScrappyShannon is adding to her store all month long!!!! Approximate retail value of this prize is over $150.

We will be picking all winners live at this link on Friday November 7th at 10pm CST. We will be using a random number generator to select the winners and we will post there with the results at 10pm on the dot! Be there or be square!


Want a freebie?

Today and Tomorrow ONLY (11/7/08 & 11/8/08) you can receive this fun brad pack for free! CU/PU/S4H-O OK! What a cool deal is that!

Click HERE to get it!

TO LOVE AND TO BE LOVED: Plus new kit by JPT

TGIF!!!! I love Friday! Actually, I love Friday at around 3:00 because that's when the Hubby gets home from work and our weekend gets to start. This is his last weekend off now for 2 weeks because then he goes on-call for his job. We are planning on going for a drive on Saturday to get out of the city for a few hours. We were supposed to take the kids to a Birthday party tomorrow but because Aiden has the measles, he can't be around other kids yet. I wouldn't want him to give it to some other kids.

Here is todays wordart freebie. Click on the link below to be taken to my MediaFire page.

Click HERE to download file.
Featuring Just Passin’ Thru’s unique hand drawn and collage elements and beautifully textured papers. It is a fully co-ordinating range, with both Beautiful Boy and Gorgeous Girl sets able to be mixed. This kit can be tailor made to your needs because it comes in both paper and element separates as well as page kits. You can also purchase add-on paper collections. You can buy these kits by visiting Just Passin Thru's store at Pretty Scrappy HERE

Here are my layouts that I created using these cute kits. I did one for girl and one for boy.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

I BELIEVE IN SANTA CLAUSE: and a new wordart freebie

Todays wordart freebie is a simple one. You are my everything. So simple but it holds so much meaning. I am going to use it on a layout of my anniversary. Enjoy.

Click HERE to download file.

I have a new kit in my store today. It's called I BELIEVE IN SANTA CLAUSE. It has 20 textured and patterned papers, and 23 elements. It is just the right kit for your Christmas layouts. I also have a sticker add-on pack with 12 coordinating stickers too. Check it out by clicking HERE to go to my store at Pretty Scrappy. Below are some previews for you to see.

Wednesday, November 5, 2008


Todays wordart is a request that came to me around 6:00 AM today. Miranda from Chicago sent me a very lovely email about last nights historic US election. She didn't say in the email who she voted for or even where her poloitical loyalty was. She said that no matter who won, she wanted to use this quote for a layout she was preparing for one of her college classes regarding the election. I thought the quote was just beautiful and had to create a wordart for it right away. It is very fitting for the election but can be used for so many more themes. I hope that some of you can use it.

Click HERE to download file.
ps: I have received many emails from my loyal readers lately who are so very happy that I have switched my new files over to MediaFire.... the common complaint though is that there is nowhere to leave a comment. If you would like to leave me a comment, which by the way, I love to read and I read each and every one of them... LEAVE YOUR COMMENTS ON THE BOTTOM OF EACH POST. If you have a blog or a website you would like me to visit, make sure you leave that info too. If you do, i'll grab your blinkie and post it on my blog as long as you do the same with mine. Thanks so much for all of your support and encouragement!

Tuesday, November 4, 2008


Here is a great little wordart that can be used on so many different types of layouts. Enjoy.

Click HERE to download file.

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