July 18, 2008

STAMP SOMETHING CHALLENGE....AND SOME FABULOUS NEWS TO SHARE!

Happy, Happy Friday everyone!! I am 'feelin' grooooovy" - got that song stuck in your head now, lol?!!! So, today is another fabulous Stamp Something Challenge and we were lucky enough to have Lauren aka Groppi Girl host this week's challenge! If you have never seen Lauren's work, you are soooo missin' out so get over there and see what she has done (well, after you finish MY post, LOL!) So, Lauren wanted us to create something to do with candy and when I think of candy, I think of chocolate....anything chocolate! So, I decided to do a 6x6 recipe card featuring a Raspberry Chocolate Croissants - YUM!!! I used my new in-colors (Red Riding Hood, and Pink Pirouette), some Bravo Burgundy Ribbon, and of course my new scallop edge punch, love that thing! The stamp is from a REALLY REALLY old set called Recipe Fun that I bought on ebay before I was ever a demo - I mean, it is dated 1996! But, I will never part with it, it has great stamps that I still use a lot in my recipe books! But, I digress....the brads are pretty in pink and Rose Red. The circles are punched using my 1/2 inch Circle Punch. The squares are punched out using my small and large square punches. Pretty easy, but I love it and will be adding it to be recipe stash! Don't forget to head on over to the Stamp Something Challenge site to see what the other talented dt ladies did for this week - and make sure you upload your own project (please make it a current project, not something from your stash already made!) so we can see - there is a guest DT spot at stake here!
*****SO, ARE YOU READY FOR MY EXCITING NEWS?????!!!!!!*****
I was asked by Black Market Society (a new scrapbook paper manufacturer with fabulous product) to design projects using all five of their paper lines for CHA!!!! Whoohooo, ladies, let me tell you, this past week I have had my hair on fire pumping out 12 scrapbook layouts, an alerted frame, and altered mini book, and six cards - whew!! But, all my stuff is currently on display at CHA so if you are there and happen to be reading this, would you PLEASE PLEASE take pics for me of their booth??!! And, they have also asked me to design for their booth when they head to Anaheim, although many of the projects I already did will be fine there as well! So, what do you think, pretty fabulous, huh?!!!! I am pretty excited myself! And, it is all thanks to Jen over at Coconut Scrapshop for believing in her design team enough to make this happen - big smooches Jen!! Okay, so I am need of rest as I have been the mad scrapper for three days straight to ensure I got everything overnighted to Chicago! I am TIRED!! But, REALLY REALLY HAPPY!!!!! :-) So, I hope everyone has a fabulous weekend!! Toodles!

44 comments:

CAKVD said...

I'm smiling big too Alex! What a great opportunity we were given! We need a rest now! Have a great day!
Cheryl

Lauren said...

You are too funny lady - thanks the plug. :) I love your challenge project. I will have to try and make them. Congrats on your new DT too!

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Way to go Alex! Woo Hoo girl, that's awesome news! Wish I could see everything at CHA, hope you can share stuff on your blog later! :)

Love your recipe project, this is such a fun idea. Plus, it's yummy to boot! Have a fabulous weekend. :)

Dawn Easton said...

FABULOUS news ALEX! Huge congrats to you girl...how exciting!

Courtney said...

1. That does NOT look like a WW recipe! :)

2. CONGRATULATIONS! I'm happy dancin' for ya!

3. Am I missing something? What is CHA?

Dani said...

Wahoo! Fantastic news girl!

Your recipe sure looks yummy!

Charmaine (CharmWarm) said...

What exciting news, Alex! Woo hoo! Jumping up and down for you!

Erin... said...

Way to go Alex!!!!!!!! That is awesome!! Please post the pics when you get them!!

Yummy recipe, I'll be making those soon!!! Have a restful weekend:)

NattyK said...

Congratulations Alex, great news. I love the recipe card too. x

Maureen said...

congrats on the black market!!! LOL can you believe we will meet in like 11 days or so!!! can't wait!
((()))reen

Becky Carafa said...

Congrats on your fabulous news, how exciting!!!
Love the recipe card, too. I really love how you used the new colors, so yummy!

Nikki Bond said...

WOW Alex! That is FABUOLOUS news! I'm am soooo HAPPY for you! WHOOO HOOO! Good luck and have fun with it! {SMILES}

Deb said...

love your recipe card! Fantastic news on the DT too, how fabulous, hope we get to see some pics of the stand!

Emily said...

Alex, this looks awesome! Love the scallops. Yummy looking recipe =). Congratulations on your fabulous news!

joslyn said...

congrats. good luch with all the scrappin.

Melissa said...

Yummmmmmyyy!! My mouth is watering just reading the recipe Alex - fabulous girlie, absolutely fabulous!

And to have your stuff on display at CHA???!!! WOO-HOO!!! Can I have your autograph??! LOL! :o)

Many Blessings,
M.

Rose Ann said...

You ROCK, Alex!! I am sooo thrilled for you girl!

Lovin' your project today too!! Hugs!

pescbrico said...

Oh I'M so happy for you! And a little proud to "know" you! :) LOL
I love your page and I hope you will have someone who will be able to take pictures of your projects for you! :)
Have a wonderful weekend :)

peanutbee said...

What an awesome recipe page..beautiful! ...and now I'm hungry too, LOL!

Congrats on the awesome news too!! :)

Jessie/knightrone said...

You go girl!!! SO happy for you!!

Bethany Paull said...

Congratulations! I so want to see your stuff. And that is A LOT of stuff! Love your recipe card. IT's really pretty and the recipe sounds delish.

Jen Glover said...

The Coconut ScrapShop has the most creative, friendly, sweet, talented, Awesome DT ever!!!! Alex, we are so blessed to have you! I want to see what you did with the new collections!!! Show us all!!!!

Deborah said...

What a treat! Your recipe card is wondeful! How nice for you to be asked to make all of these LO and cards for the Blackmarket CO. These must really admire your work to use it for others to inspired by, Have fun! Hugs, Deb

My Paper World said...

That's AWESOME news Alex! Whooo Hoo!!!! Congratulations!
Love your candy inspired card, and I agree!, Lauren is really fab! xx

Cindy said...

Congrats on the news and getting all that designing done- WOW!
This is so cute, the recipe looks yummy too! I love how you take time to stamp so many different things, Alex. You never run out of ideas!

Joan said...

Congratulations Alex....that's awesome news. Huge Hug! Joan

ScrapMomOf2 said...

OMG, Alex, I'm so excited FOR YOU! Fantastic girlfriend! So deserving, and I bet what you created is gonna knock everyone's socks off! YOU'RE FAMOUS!! What an awesome opportunity!

I love your recipe card! You're right, Lauren is pretty fantastic! I'm off to her blog to see what she created!

Chris said...

WOW alex, that's super cool news!! i am sending you big cyber hugs!!! great recipe LO too...

Latisha said...

Very cute recipe page, I think we all have SU sets we will never part with.
Congrats on having your projects at CHA, I bet you are glad the weekend is here to relax!

Jen said...

You are so awesome Alex!! Congrats, I can't wait to see it all in person! :)

mochamama said...

well first let me say that recipe sounds like something to die for, yummmy......and secondly, BIG CONGRATS GIRLFRIEND, that is awewsome news!!

Ila said...

What a Fabulous project and this recipe sounds wonderful!!
Congratulations!! such Wonderful and Exciting news!! Big Hugs!!!...Ila

Katie said...

Congratulations Alex, you deserve this your work is fabulous! My goodness you really churned out the goods. I hope someone takes photos I would love to see what you did!

Well done again

Katie
x

malieta said...

Congratulations Alex!!!!!
Your recipe cards are delicious and I love the yummy new color line!!!

corinnesomerville said...

CONGRATULATIONS, GIRLIE !!!!! I'm so excited for you and I have no doubt you will be the perfect addition to this new company !!!! Way to go !!!

Tracy.H said...

That is sooooo exciting!! Woohoo for you!! :0)

Jo said...

Wow Alex, fantastic news and big congratulations!
This layout is fabulous, so pretty and stylish....love it.
Got your package yesterday morning - thank you so much,and your card is beautiful (thank you for your kind words - a BIG compliment coming from you)

Christina Fischer said...

AWESOME news, Alex!! Congrats!! :)

Diane said...

I'm so happy for you Alex! They are so lucky to have YOU on their team!!!!
CONGRATULATION!!!

Manna said...

I see more "late" CONGRATS are in order! You are so talented!

kathleenh said...

Wow! Congrats Alex!

Marilyn said...

Wowsers!! CONGRATS!!!!! You surely have been busy!! You are so talented - everyone will be ooing and awwing over your stuff at CHA!! Soooo happy for ya!!!!

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

Okay, Raspberry and Chocolate??!!! YUMMMMMMMM!!!! And gorgeous too!!! And a bit of a belated CONGRATS!!!! It's been a crazy weekend/week.......but I'm so happy for you and not surprised with your amazing talent!!!!

Denise ~ Paper Ponderings said...

Wooweee...that is amazing, fabulous, terrific and totally wonderful!!!