Friday, April 30, 2010

These are a Few of My Favorite MUSIC styles! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Woooooooooooooooo Hooooooooooooooooo!!! Our latest challenge is GONNA ROCK (hehehehehehehehe....I HAD to throw that in there!! LOL!) This time we WANT to KNOW your FAVORITE MUSIC STYLE!!!!! How FUN FUN FUN IS THIS???!!!??? :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)
Are U a rocker? A jazz kinda gal? An R&B kinda gal? A hip hopper? :):):):) Whatever your style...we wanna see it! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)
Let's see what our DT created for this FUN challenge! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

First up is Antonia....our April GDT!! She is an INDIE type of girl!!! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):) I love love love love love the colors and that ohhhhhhhhhh soooooooo YUMMY orange lace!!!! Beautiful Antonia! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Next up is CHRIS!!! And she is a JAZZ girl at heart!!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee how she included the ticket from the concert she attended...and loving those YUMMY FLOWERS!!! Gorgeous Chris! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Next up is Hanneke and she did her LO on her FAVE radio station that she listens to everyday and lovesssssssssssssssssss their music!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeeee the grunge look to this and love love love love love how she used that COOL ad from the station!! this DEFINITELY ROCKS Hanneke! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

And next we have what I call....*EEEEEEKKKKKKKKK i loveeeeeeeeeeeee this Jessi sooooooooooo much* AKA Jessi's "VARIETY is the SPICE of LIFE" lo!!!!!!! She is a girl after my own heart as she LOVES all kinds of MUSIC!!! I love love love love how she did the title and the piano at the top!!!! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Next we get another *eeeeeeeeeeeeeeekkkkkkkkkk!!* from me!!! Look at this SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO very cool lo from Michelle B!!!! She is a little bit country and a little bit rock and roll (and for those old enough to remember...WHO else has that Donny and Marie song stuck in their head now??? lol...just me??? lol!!) :):):):):) I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeee how Michelle did that guitar and love love love love love that she used a REAL VINYL record for the background!!! *swoon* :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Next we have JENNEKE'S LO and all the artists that she has seen in CONCERT!!!! I loveeeeeeeee loveeeeeeeeeeee loveeeeeeeeeee this!!!! I loveeeeeeeeee the music paper in the center and loveeeeeeeeeeeeeee the added DISC!!! This is sooooooooooooooo AWESOME Jenneke!!! LOVEEEEEEEEEEEEE it! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

And next we have BEKKA'S FAVE MUSIC which was played during the last five minutes of "One Tree Hill"!!! I love love love love how she did this!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeee how she listed all the songs....that title work...and that background paper she used is ONE of MY FAVES ever!!!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee this Bekka!!! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

And OMYGOSH!!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee JEANET'S lo of her FAVE MUSIC style...ROCK AND ROLL!!!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeee me some rock and roll...and *i spy* metallica and U2 (bit of trivia for U folks that don't visit my personal blog...*sigh* I was a roadie for U2 during their Rattle and Hum tour...*sigh* those were those the days!) :):):):):):):):):):):):):) I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee all the stitching on here Jeanet!! This is JUST WOWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW AMAZING! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

And next we have Georgia and her lo showcasing all the different styles of music that she is into right now! WOW WOW WOW!! I loveeeeeeeeeee how she shows the different CD's (*i spy* ABBA...LOVEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE them!!) and love love love love love that cassette tape and all the YUMMY STITCHING!!!! JUST WOWWWWWW! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

And next...I have to show me and Deana's together as .... we both used the "Dan the Record Man" line from Nikki Sivils!!! Yes, we know....we are GENIUS!! LOL!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeee how she showcases all her FAVE songs on her playlist!!! And the way she cut out the little records!!!! I soooooooooooooooo loveeeeeeeeee this Deana! :):):):):):) U ROCK MY FRIEND!!! (hehehehehehehe..yes, I know..another PUN! lol!) :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):) 

And as mentioned above here....last but not least is my lo and my title is...."Woodstock Wannabe" :):):):):):):):):):):):):) U see...Julie should have soooooooooooooooooooo been born early enough to attend the {{ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh I wish I could have}} event "WOODSTOCK"....I loveeeeeeeeeeeeee all the artists that performed there and could listen to them all day long!!!! :):):):):):):):):):):):) 

And now for our PRIZE!!!! Our DT member AMY has generously donated a Vintage goodie bag and a vintage memo wall hanging for our winner this time around!!!!!!!!!!!!! And if U have ever ever ever ever ever gotten happy MAIL from AMY....then TRUST me ..... HER PRIZES are sooooooooooooooooooooo WORTH IT!!!!!! I have gotten happy mail from this woman before and she knows how to please!!!!!! :) Thanks AMY for sponsoring our challenge!!! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh and I want to wish everyone a HAPPY NATIONAL SCRAPBOOKING DAY tomorrow!!!! Get out there and create some goodies!!!! We can't wait to see your LO, card or altered item showing us YOUR FAVE MUSIC!!!!!! Please leave us a comment with a link to your creations in this post by the evening of May 13th!!!!!!!! Goooooooooooooo CREATE! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Our FAVE CITY winner and saying goodbye is never easy.... :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Hi all......

First I wanted to let everyone know that today is a sad day for FAVE THINGS....we have found out that the EVER AMAZING Jamie has decided to step down from our I am sooooooooooooo sad by her decision....I will always loveeeeeeeee my Jamie and am BEYOND honored that she did work with us here on FAVE THINGS!!! She truly is a true artist and I wish her the best! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):) (and everyone wish Jamie luck as she has tried out for the latest Prima DT call.....FINGERS CROSSED for U girl!!!) :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

I will be announcing a new DT member in mid-June! :):):):):):) stay tuned for that...and IF U have NOTICED that little ticker on the top of our blog....we have a VERY COOL SECRET to SHARE with U VERY SOON!!! I can't WAIT TO SHARE IT! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Enough of my rambling...I know U all want to KNOW who won our FAVE CITY challenge!!!! The WINNER this time around is JANA!!! Just LOOK at this AMAZING globe she created to represent her FAVE CITY...her HOME!!!! OMYGOSH Jana...this is JUST AMAZING!!!! CONGRATS!!!! Here is her CREATION! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Jana...please send me your address at so we can send you the ohhhhhhhhhhhhh so YUMMY Kiki Art prize!!!! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):) And thanks to Kiki Art for sponsoring us!!! And to their DT members that joined us for this challenge! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Thanks to all that played along with us....we truly appreciate you taking the time to join us!!! :):):) I will be back tomorrow with our next challenge! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Thursday, April 15, 2010

These are a Few of My Favorite Cities!! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Hi all!!! I am sooooooooooooooooo excited about this challenge!!!!! OMYGOSH!!! I loveeeeeeeeeee to travel (even though my checkbook doesn't always like!) and I loveeeeeeeeeeeee what the DT created for U to inspire U to come play with us!!!! BUT first...let me share something..... we have an amazing sponsor this time!!! KIKI ART!!!!!! Wooooooooooo hooooooooooo!!!! Kiki is donating a PRIZE worth $25.00 of her amazing products!!! love that woman!! But...what's even better....Sarah on our DT is also on Kiki's DT...well...she went and asked the Kiki Art DT if they would like to do a lo for this challenge along with us!!! AND YAYYYYYYYYYYYYYY we got some of their DT to play along with us!!! Thanks soooooooooooo much ladies...I truly appreciate it!!! Soooooooooooo not only do we have our GDT Antonia, and our regular DT this time around...we also have some of Kiki's DT showing U some of their FAVE CITIES using Kiki Art's papers!!!! How lucky are we!?!?!?! :):):):):):):):):):) Sooooooooooooo let's get going here and show U what we got! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

First...I want to share Antonia, our GDT's lo!!! OMYGOSH!! I told U all yesterday that this woman is AMAZING!! And ohhhhhhhhhhhh did I mean it!! LOOK at her FAVE CITY San Diego!!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee that photo, the SASS papers, the ribbons...and ohhhhhhhh those yummy buttons!!! LOVE IT! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

And now for Kiki's DT!!!!! I want to thank them all again for playing along with us for this challenge! :):):):):):):):):):):):):)
Here is Keely Yowler's!!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeee her FAVE CITY Las Vegas!! I loveeeeeeeeeeee that town!!! And I loveeeeeeeeeeeee Keely's LO! GORGEOUS! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Next we have Annika Bergquist!!!!!! Her FAVE CITY is her Hometown!!! I loveeeeeeee that precious photo and all the butterflies!! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):) BEAUTIFUL lo!!! :):):):):):):):):):)

Next up, we have a LO from Carole Stirrat!!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeee her FAVE CITY San Francisco!!!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeee the photos in this lo and the twine!! GORGEOUS!!! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

And the last one I want to share from Kiki's DT is Ann-Katrin!!!! I love love love love her FAVE CITY Paris (and maybe someday I will go there!!) I loveeeeee how she made the stars...and loving that title work!! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Thanks again ladies....I loveeeeeeeeeeeee what U have created with Kiki's papers!!! :):):):):):):):):) And some of us on FAVE THINGS DT also has our hands on some YUMMY Kiki papers...and we have made our lo's with her products too! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

First up today from our DT is Deana!!!! Her FAVE CITY is NYC!!! (Hmmmmmmmmmmmm U will see a little pattern here from our DT with this city! LOL!) I loveeeeeeeeeeeeee how she used Kiki's colorful papers on this...and I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeee the little row of traffic at the bottom!! Tooooooooooooo cute!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeee this Deana! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Next we have Bekka's FAVE CITY of Berea!!!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeee this!! Those photos are soooooooooo inviting (makes me wanna go there!!) and i loveeeeeeeeeeee the wood grain!!!! GORGEOUS Bekka! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Next up, we have Jamie's LO!!!! (Ok...not only do we have a NYC pattern going on over here...but a wood grain one too!! LOL!!!!) I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee Jamie's FAVE CITY...her hometown of Ramona, California!!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeee those photos and all those YUMMY Prima flowers!!! (I have said it before...and will say it again and again...Y does Jamie NOT work for Prima yet??? She does amazing things with their products...seriously!!! LOVE IT!!) ... I just loveeeeeeeeeeeeee this Jamie!!! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Next we have Jeanet's FAVE CITY of Amersterdam!!! (and ummmmmmmmmmmmm I 'smell' wood grain again! LOL!) I loveeeeeeeeeeee this!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeee all the photos and ummmmmmmmmmmmm yes, Jeanet MUST love me for *I spy* a SMILEY!!!! YAY! :):):):):):):) Beautiful as always Jeanet! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Next we have Hanneke and her FAVE CITY Barcelona!!!! I love love love love love this soooooooooo much!!!  I loveeeeeeeeeee the black and white them and loveeeeeeeeee how she used the Hambly rub-ons!!! JUST AMAZING Hanneke!! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Next we have my digi-queen Georgia and her FAVE CITY....NYC!! (There is that pattern again! LOL!!) I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee that photo, the colors...and loving the hand pointing down on my FAVE CITY!! (Did I just give that away?!?!? LOL!) I loveeeeeeeeeeeee this Georgia!!! JUST WOW! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Next we have Michelle B and her FAVE CITY...which is wherever her Daughter is!! HOW SWEET is THAT!!??!!?? I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeee it!!!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeeee all the travel goodies on here and those YUMMY butterflies!!! AMAZING Michelle! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

*Sigh* Next we have Jenneke and her FAVE CITY...LONDON!!! WOW WOW WOW!!! How can I NOT loveeeeeeeeeeeeeee this!!! I loveeeeeeee that photo, the sun...and those YUMMY clouds!!! And her title is lyrics from the song "London Skies" by Jamie Cullum!!!!!! This ROCKS Jenneke! :):):):):):):):):):):):)

Next we have Chris and her FAVE CITY...Ashville, North Carolina!!! And Chris used some KIKI ART papers too!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeee how she tore the paper to expose the photos (GENIUS!) and i loveeeeeeeeeee the mixture of flowers and leaves!!! WOW WOW WOW! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Next we have my TITLE QUEEN Michelle LPR!!!! Her FAVE CITY is Minneapolis!!! I always LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE Michelle's BRIGHT style and her handmade titles and doodles!!! This is JUST GORGEOUS Michelle...and I loveeeeeeeeeeee how U journaled on the photo with U!!! U ROCK! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Next we have Sarah's FAVE CITY of San Francisco!! I loveeeeeeeeee the KIKI ARTS papers that Sarah used!! I loveeeeeeeeeee how she cut out the hot air balloons and those YUMMY CLOUDS!!! And i loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee her photos too!!! LOVE IT SARAH! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Next we have Jessi and all the FAVE CITIES her and her Hubby want to visit!!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee the way she cut out all the balloons from KIKI ARTS papers and then labeled each one with the CITIES they want to visit!!! This is AWESOME Jessi!!! LOVE IT! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)
(And there is that mentions NYC!) :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

And lastly...we have my FAVE CITY!!! NYC!!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeeee this town!!! I used KIKI ARTS papers and her FUN TAPE and chipboard puzzle pieces (LOVE THESE!!) :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Sooooooooooo these are a Few of OUR FAVORITE CITIES...and now we want to see yours!!!! U can make a card, a lo, an altered item...anything that U want that involves your FAVE CITY!! Give us a link right here in this comment section by the evening of April 28th, 2010... we will announce the winner of the KIKI ARTS prize pack worth $25.00 on April 29th!!! :):):):):):):):) Thanks again to KIKI ARTS for sponsoring FAVE THINGS!!! We truly appreciate U! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):) Please be sure to take a look at Kiki's website....her style is fresh and soooooooooooo FUN to scrap with!! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Our FAVE TV SHOW WINNERS!! And our April GDT! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Hi all!!!! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

OMYGOSH!!! What AMAZING AMAZING AMAZING entries we had for FAVE TV SHOW!!! Seriously...each one I was like...OMYGOSH...I sooooooooooo love that show!!!!! Thanks to all that played was a blast seeing your FAVE TV SHOWS!!! And let me JUST TELL U how HARD it was for my DT to decide on our WINNERS!!! We had a THREE WAY tie at one point...and I had to send out an email saying..."I need a tie breaker!" lol!!! for our winners!!!!!!

First up is GLENDA!!! Woooooooooo hooooooooo!! CONGRATS Glenda!!! We loved your lo and looking at all your fave shows!!! Here is her winning lo! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

And our second winner is BEC!!! Woooooooooooooo Hoooooooooooooooo Bec!!! WE LOVED your LO on your fave TV show, "Medium"!!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeee the burlap that she used on her lo!!! GORGEOUS!!!!! Here is her lo! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

CONGRATS to Glenda and Bec!!! Both ladies...please email me at with your info so I can forward your info to Tara at Up The Street Scrapbooking for your gift certificates!!! And I want to thank Tara from the bottom of my heart for sponsoring FAVE THINGS!!! We truly appreciate U!!! Please take a moment and check out her store.....soooooooooooo many amazing goodies!!! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

And I wanted to take a moment and introduce our April Guest Designer!!!! ANTONIA KRAJICEK!!!!! EEEEEEEEEEEEKKKKKKKKKKKK!!! Not only have I had the honor of meeting Antonia IRL (her and I both live in Arizona)....I am also honored to work with her on Sketchy Thursdays!!!! She is insanely TALENTED and soooooooooooooooo happy she said YES to guesting with us at FAVE THINGS this month!!! Here is a little on Antonia! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Hi! I’m Antonia. I reside in sunny, Scottsdale, AZ with my boyfriend Nate and our three furkids. By day I work as an Instructional Media Designer for an airline, by night I am a grad student majoring in Aeronautical Science. During the times in between, I am a creative machine. I paint, scrapbook, craft and almost everything in between. I’m all about handmade goodness :)
I also run an artsy/crafty blog and an Etsy Shop, both named Green Horned Unicorn. You may have noticed a few of my goodies when I sponsored the challenge back in January!
I’d like to thank Julie for inviting me to play along this month! I’m looking forward to seeing all the fun creations for these challenges :)

YAY!!! Thanks again Antonia....U are all GOING to loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeee what she created for tomorrow's challenge!!! WOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOO!!! :):):):):):):):):):):):)
And I also want to take a moment and thank Peggy Kushman for being our Guest Designer in March!!! We truly appreciate it!! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

See U all tomorrow when we go live with our next challenge! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)