Friday, December 11, 2009

Winter Wonderland Waterfall Page Layout Class January 14, 2010

This is the new Winter Wonderland waterfall page layout. 

The three photos on the right each have a pull-out tag for journaling or additional photos:

Pull the ribbon on the right to flip open the pages:

This class will be offered January 14, 2010, 6:30 pm, at the Scrapbook Shop of St. Paul.  If you would like to take this class please call or stop by the shop. 

There are a limited number of kits available for this class, and it is over half filled already, if you would like to take the class, please call today to reserve your spot!

Scrapbook Shop of St Paul Waterfall Page Class - Christmas Take 2

Thank you ladies for a wonderful class tonight!  I enjoyed meeting all of you and look forward to crafting with you again in January at the new classes!

This is what we made tonight in class:

The attached mini book opens by pulling the tab on the right to flip open the pages:

There are two new Waterfall page classes scheduled January 14 and January 28.  Watch my blog over the next few days for pictures and call or visit the Scrapbook Shop to sign up for the class.  These are filling up very quickly, if you would like to take the class please sign up today.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Sweet Home Workshop on the Go

The Sweet Home workshop features the charming My Acrylix Enjoy the Journey B-size stamp set available only through this workshop. The crochet-like images paired with the Sweet Home Level 2 paper packet and coordinating accessories will wrap your memories in down-home warmth and beauty! The Sweet Home Basic Kit also includes the Mini-Medley Accents White Daisy Collection and a Workshop Guide all for just $29.95. Upgrade to the Best Option Add: Top Coats Framed-In and the Designer Ribbon Rounds Buttercup Collection.

Saturday, December 5, 2009

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Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Darrin's Robot Knees Update - 1 Month Post-Op!

Today we had an appointment with Dr. Ghose for Darrin's 1-Month Post-Op appointment.  He passed with flying colors!  He no longer has to go to physical therapy appointments, he can continue to do his excercises on his own.

Darrin is walking around our block every other day or so as part of his therapy.  He now no longer needs the walker, or any aid for that matter; unless he is going up or down stairs.  His recovery has been absolutely incredible, mind, body, and spirit!!!

Now that he has been excercising daily, and not eating as much, he has lost over 30 pounds!  He is going to try to start working again as well.  His first task will be to sift through about 2,000+ e-mails.  So I wouldn't expect any e-mails back from him for a few days.

Although Darrin has physically been able to move, excercise, and get around, he is still on pain medication.  It doesn't seem to effect him too much, until it wears off, boy then we sure know it!  Because of that he is still unable to drive or be left to his own devices for too long.  He also tires extremely easily, needing more than 12 hours of sleep each night plus a nap. 

This is a picture of how Darrin's knees have healed.  Boy it is amazing what our bodies are capable of after such a major surgery!

These are snapshots of Darrin's X-rays.  The first one is looking at him from the front.  So his right knee is on your left side.  That is the one that required more extensive reconstruction, so the spacer between is much thicker, as there was less bone left to work with.

These are side views of his knees while bending.  What the doctor was looking for was spaces between the bone and prosthesis.  There is none.  Also, he physically twisted Darrin's leg to make sure the prosthesis was holding, and it is just right.

Left knee side view

Right knee side view

We still have a lot of work to do to keep Darrin healing, excercising, and weaning off of the pain pills.  It will take time, but he is showing tremendous progress so far!  Thank you for all of your prayers, they are certainly helping!

The new Spring Idea Books will arrive on my doorstep some time today!

I will be hosting an Idea Book Premier and Customer Appreciation party on Friday, Jan. 8. It will be a girls night out! Watch your e-mail for an e-vite invitation or contact me for more details! There will be a free make and take, prizes, food and fun!  If you are not already on my e-vite list and would like to be, please contact me.

They are here as of Noon today!  SO GORGEOUS!!!

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Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Come Play with me at the Scrapbook Shop of Saint Paul – I’ll be teaching 2 classes in December.

There are still spaces available, call the store today to sign up!  We will take last minute attendees.

For details go online or call 651.698.7979.

1. Dec. 3, at 6:30, we will create 12 beautiful 6”x6” handmade cards for $15 – including envelopes!

2. Dec. 10, at 6:30, we will create a 2-page Christmas layout featuring the waterfall technique. It’s a mini-album in a 12”x12” scrapbook page! This class is almost full, so contact the store ASAP if you want to participate!

Watch their website for upcoming classes. I have a lot of fun things up my sleeve to share!