CHA Adventures and some craftiness... :)

Helloooo out there!!
I haven't been in Blogland for awhile...
busy busy summertime has been keeping me away...
I did get to spend a few days in CHICAGO at CHA with UNITY!!!
What a BLAST!
Here are a couple snapshots from my trip...

 giggles with my girl, Lisa...
 loved seeing Shemaine... she is so FABULOUS!!
 chit chat with sweet sweet Jessica...
 Love me some Mare Bear!!
Make N Take girls...
we tackled the SpellBinders/Unity projects together...
so much F-U-N!!! :)
 pretty much wanted to put Maria in my suitcase and take her home with me...
 gathered together for pizza and laughs...
 Maren & two of Angela's adorable boys... Nic & James
Denee & Kelli... road trip buddies on the way to Chicago..
Lisa & Brenda... road trip buddies on the way home...
Yep. this is how it is with US. sincere laughter and LOVE.

and speaking of L-O-V-E
{a perfect segue}
here is a card I whipped up for our friend's wedding
that we'll be attending this weekend...

so this is love...
featuring stamp from Unity co-brand Iron Orchid

 glimmer mist, sewing and embellishments to dress it up..
I believe this... 100%...
{on the inside of the card}
 this little fella made himself at home...
right where I was trying to photograph my project. LOL
of course the princess wanted her picture taken with
the kitty and added to my blog post... Sofia & Mr. Tibbles

Have a wonderful Hip Hop Thursday!
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yet... be sure to do so!
Head over and check out another sweet lady
that I got to see at CHA...


so so sweet...

Hey Hip Hoppers!!!

It is ALMOST time..
to head off to CHA...
Chicago here we come!!!
{I get to go for a couple days... so if you are going to be there..
I will see you SOON!}

SOOO many GORGEOUS new releases
for Summer 2011...
where to start...
I am making MY WISH LIST...
{it's LONG. just sayin'}

Make sure to pop over to the
to see what Angela has to say today!
I had the pleasure of watching my nephew
be born a few days ago..
and I had to make a little project of him
to put in a frame at my house.
this is BABY IVEY
and he is absolutely PRECIOUS.

sweet thing...
5X7 layout
featuring stamps from
itty bitty

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