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Friday, March 30, 2012

Good morning my crafty friends!!
I have a FUN giveaway today, a super fun giveaway!

A pair of scissors and a scissor holster...
As you know I get goodies from different Design Teams and
I just happen to get these after I already had them, so I am going to
share them with my friends today.
The only catch is you have to go "LIKE" the Buttons Galore & More
Facebook page and tell them PINKY sent you to be entered.

Oh and you have to comment here so I know!

Oh and the winner of last week's special Jenni Bowlin Butterfly Punch
GIVEAWAY is......
Blogger Kelly Massman said...

Cute earrings and thanks for a chance to win the punch! I love butterflies!

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

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Kelly please email or Facebook me your address, I will
get this punch out I hope by Monday.

Happy Friday y'all!!!! Stay tuned for more fun goodness
and please spread the word about this giveaway.
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Thursday, March 29, 2012

Good morning my crafty friends,

I have one last March project with the Scraptastic Club March kit.
with my fantastic Silhouette Cameo.
I was not sure about it at first but I ended up loving it!
I love the colors and added a banner and the fun stickers from Authentique.
Yesterday I took the day off and had lunch with the girls, plus
a sweet pedicure! A much needed small break.
A nice neon pink color...this photo is not true LOL
Anyways I am off to bake today, I have a girl's night out party
coming up tomorrow! WOOT~
I think I have to make enough food for 15 women, should
be a busy week in the Hobbs home.
Happy Thursday my friends, tomorrow I will post the winner
of the butterfly punch and a new giveaway! :)

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Wednesday, March 28, 2012

~Sneak Peeks W/ Buttons~

Good morning my friends,

I crafted yesterday quite a bit but it was all hush hush, top secret LOL
So I decided to slide a couple sneak peeks in today.

I have 3 projects coming up soon....today on the Buttons Galore & More
Blog I have this project....(go check it out here)

And in a couple weeks I have this project coming up on the
Plus coming in April to a special blog near you....a
few projects as a guest DT! :) Be sure to check out Avocado Arts.

I am very excited so stay tuned...sorry I had nothing new to share today.
We got caught up in baseball training and certification and
I had a friend come by and I begged her to leave her kids with me.
I love my friends and their kids, it's a fun spring activity to watch
them play with the new chicks. :)
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Tuesday, March 27, 2012

~Embossed Cards & Tags~

Good morning my friends,

I have some more cards I made with Globecraft Memories
I also used the Piccolo Enamel Powder, and the
cool 14K Gold powder again, this finishes up the set I made.
I really am digging the embossing, and cannot wait to try some more.
Plus the chipboard was fun too.
That's it for me today, I have some fun projects coming up
in Scrapbook Trends in April, if you happen to see one snap a picture for me!

Also be sure to check out Avocado Arts this month, I am
the GUEST DESIGNER for them in April! :)
Happy Tuesday, I am off to create today with some
Buttons Galore & More!!

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Monday, March 26, 2012

Good morning my friends,
What a weekend we had, we spent 80% of it in Tattoo shops.
But first I have this layout to share....

I don't have girls but I have the most amazing friends with
little girls, and it has become the light of my life for sure!
(of course my boys are amazing but I have light enough for 20 more LOL)
Anyways created this layout last week with some snapped iPhone photos
from the ball field last week, how funny if this kid????
I am peeing my pants watching her, she is such a sweet hoot~

So this weekend hubby set out to get a tattoo, we made an appointment
at Absolute Ink in Murfreesboro with Jay. He drew up the tattoo, we
showed for the appointment, then waited 1.5 hours, then Jay decided
he would not tattoo hubby because he didn't think hubs was "ready" and he
wasn't "feeling" him -so he said no and started playing with his phone.

Yea that was super cool and professional *ugh*, I knew tattoo
artist were known to be flaky but this was so heartbreaking after
saving our money for a year and having it all ready and making
our appointments....the guy acted like we weren't worth his time.
anyways...
since hubby has waited 36 years for this tattoo we decided to find
a more professional shop and head to Nashville.

I am so happy we did, Blackbird Tattoo & Gallery had the nicest people
who were completely professional and Ed drew up hubby's tattoo,
then we came back Sunday to get the actual tattoo done.
I went to teach my card class and met up with hubby later.
It was a great experience and Ed was just amazing.
This was the end result, a pink haired girl with her head severed
and a skull holding it up. It was a celebration of our 10 years together
but in hubby's twisted horror way LOL
The colors will be brighter as it heals, he did a great job,
I am so excited we found this shop.
So that was our tattoo adventure that lasted from Saturday until
Sunday night, I was happy to get home!!!

Hope today makes you smile like sweet Payton made me smile.
Happy Monday~
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Products Used:
Samantha Walker Digital Files from Jessica Sprague website

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Good morning my friends,

This week Clear Scraps and Pink Paislee are partnering up for some
creative fun, and this is what I ended up making. :)
The Heart Send It Clear Card and the cool Pink Paislee
Prairie Hill collections with touches of the Indigo Blue.
I love the patterns and colors...made me smile the whole time!
I also used the Glitter Liner and Pearl Pen from Viva Decor.
And a lace doily I had one hand from a Tally Scrapper kit a long
time ago, I think it was from Kaiser Craft.
I love the denim look and this is how the card looks
open of you are as confused as I was the first time around LOL
Fun stuff, be sure to stop by the Clear Scraps blog and the Pink Paislee
blog all week long, I am sure they will have prizes too! WOOT!~
Have a wonderful weekend my friends,
I am off to Mt. Juliet to teach a class today.

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Saturday, March 24, 2012


Happy Saturday my crafty friends,

I have some fun cards I made with Globecraft Memories
I am in love with the Piccolo Enamel Powder, check out the
cool 14K Gold powder I used on these cards.
The outline of the card is also enamel powder called "Girl's Night Out".
I am normally not a purple girl but I found some Bo Bunny papers and
popped it up with Kanban metallic papers (my favorite)
it all blended nicely, I was happy with the end result.
We will have to see if these pop up anywhere fun~

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Friday, March 23, 2012

Good morning my crafty friends!!

Welcome to the "All Things Altered Blog Hop"!!
My friend Pam asked me to join her blog hop and it's so much fun.
Many prizes along the way.....you should have arrived from Pam's

For this blog hop I made a chalkboard from a old frame and the paint
of my choice. (recipe below).
I used vintage lace, twine, a Purple Cows punch, pearl pens, paint
unsanded tile grout, old frame, and a small board.
I actually began the chalkboard at a Pinterest Party, then my friend
Melody brought it home for me so I could finish it off.

Here is the homemade chalkboard paint recipe:

Start with flat-finish latex paint in any shade. For small areas, such as a door panel, mix 1 cup at a time.

1. Pour 1 cup of paint into a container. Add 2 tablespoons of unsanded tile grout. Mix with a paint stirrer, carefully breaking up clumps.

2. Apply paint with a roller or a sponge paintbrush to a primed or painted surface. Work in small sections, going over the same spot several times to ensure full, even coverage. Let dry.

3. Smooth area with 150-grit sandpaper, and wipe off dust.

4. To condition: Rub the side of a piece of chalk over entire surface. Wipe away residue with a barely damp sponge.


Ok on to the next blog....
Be sure to comment on EVERY blog to be entered to win.
Many prizes along the way!!


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Thursday, March 22, 2012


Good morning my friends,
I cannot believe it is already Thursday and Spring Break is almost over!
It just flew by, yesterday we hit the library and yard work, I
capped off the day out to dinner with the girls. Fun times....

Anyways I made these cards this week.
Two Kanban cards, I have more projects coming too! Been a great
creative week so far.
This one I used my Silhouette Cameo to cut out the card shape,
and added the cool KanBan accents.
And this one I just whipped up because I loved the zebra animal print.

I also wanted to share part of the Hunger Game SVG's I am working on.
This is the arrow.


I am working on the bird and ring, I have the ring but not downloaded
for sharing yet, I promise by this weekend!!

Anyways that is it for me today, I have a few projects to share in the
next few days including a blog hop with many prizes, so stay tuned!
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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Good morning my friends,

While we are in the midst of spring break and 86 degree days here in TN,
I took time out in my craft room to create this week.

Ok it's mostly hiding from the boys LOL
I created this layout "My Long Beautiful Road", with some
snapshots I took a month ago. Hubs called me at 6am and said "Hurry
go to the railroad tracks and fields and take photos!"
It was a beautiful frosty wonderland. He knows me so well.
Anyways this railroad shot really gave me some reflection on my life this year.
The lessons I am learning as I get older.
Journaling: As I approach 40 I see now that people who want to
find fault with you, are insecure and not always worth the pain they
bring to your life. If they choose to see you as a bad person you cannot
fix their choice no matter how much kindness or love you give to them.
Just let the insecurity go~
You cannot blame yourself for others insecurities.
Treasure those who love you for your kindness & love.
I used the amazing Samantha Walker papers, and the sweet
Purple Cows Punch to make the banner. :)
Here is the original photo I took. Such a fantastic morning
it really gave me so much to think about and gave me such inner peace.
Oh and I wanted to show you a couple shots I took yesterday!
Miss P is going to be in a pageant and we needed a head shot,
she did not want to sit still for anything LOL but I did get some
cute candid shots of her. :)


Isn't she precious, it was a sweet day.
What a blessing she is in my life.
I am so blessed to be surrounded by sweet little girls and
some amazing boys too. It's going to be a fantastic summer!!!
Cannot wait for the picnics, park trips, and parties.
I think this sun is really helping my mood LOL
Happy Hump Day my friends!!!!

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