Friday, April 15, 2011

I'm a New Aunt!! =)

I was also blessed yesterday with a new neice Maelee Marie Forch!! =) She is the new daughter to proud first time parents Kylee and Brad Forch!! My sister was always the one in our family of 5 to say that she was never going to have kids and 4 days before her 30th birthday she bacame just that a MOM!! =)  I am so HAPPY for them and for the new adventures that parenting will bring!! They make a BEAUTIFUL family and I can't wait to watch them grow through this miricale of life!! Here they are after a LONG day!!
Maelee Marie weight 8lbs. 14oz. length 21 in.

Kylee, Maelee and Brad Forch!! First family photo!! =)
Poor Kylee she had a LONG day and this is only the 2 time
holding her after hours of waiting!! What a tough cookie!!

Happy Aunt Larissa with Maelee!! She is so sweet!! =)
I found this cute hat I just couldn't resist!!

Maelee baring it all!! LOVE those little baby parts!!

Proud Grandma along with happy cousins Beckett and Aubrey!!

Aunt Skyler is in heaven again, an aunt of 6 at age 17!!
 G-ma and G-pa and cousin Aubrey all in smiles!! =)


Aunt Britni was so happy to get to hold you!! We can't wait to spoil you!!
We are so BLESSED today with another little life to add to our already AWESOME family!! It is days like this that make you cherrish all that you have and make you want to cherrish and live every day to its fullest!!
We LOVE you Maelee and are so happy to finally meet you!!

I made the DT Call Finalists Group!! =)


DT Challenge Finalist - Larissa Heskett

Welcome to Day 4 of our 'Spring Flowers' DT Challenge - Finalists Week!

Video - Enchanted Spring Garden

Congratulations to Larissa Heskett of Larissa Heskett Designs for her Enchanted Spring Garden videos:

 Please go and check out the and post a comment under my entry!! I am just so excited and so blessed!! I would LOVE the opportunity to work with this fine company to demonstrate their FABULOUS products!! Here are photos of the finished projects:

Friday, April 8, 2011

May Arts DT Call Entry~~"Enchanted Spring Garden"~~

Hello Bloggers!! This is my entry for the May Arts Design Team call!!
I had so much fun coming up with the projects for my "Enchanted Spring Garden Theme".  I made a set of cards and a gift bag for my first project. I used the Graphic 45 Once Upon A Spring Time papers, Core`Dinations cardstock, Tattered Angels Iridescent Gold Glimmer Mist, an Ali Edwards stamp and Helmar glue products to make my cards and gift bag.    The ribbons I used will be posted under the photo of each Projects I made.  Enjoy!!

I used 1.5 " metallic wire ribbon #RT02, 5/8" crochet lace ribbon #361-58-10 on the card and
4" solid/wired/wrinkled ribbon #WZ09, and 1.5" metallic wire ribbon # GC34 on the gift bag.
I used 3/16" wired pearl beads # FY09 on this card for the letters.

I used loose braid wired ribbon # BW30 for the sun rays.

         I used satin leaves ribbon # BY16 for the tree leaves.
 I used white lace ribbon # NQ09 and yellow 1" ric rack ribbon # 330-27, and 2" gold mesh ribbon # G99, and 1.5" purple metallic ribbon # GC34.

I used 1,5" gold glitter ribbon # FF50, purple metallic ribbon # GC34, 1.5" faux linen ribbon # 368-15-01, 1" yellow ric rack ribbon # 330-27, 1" loose braid wired ribbon # BW01, 1.5" peach satin ribbon # XA17, 5/8" crochet lace ribbon # 361-58-10, 1.5 gold wired ribbon # RT 02, satin leaves ribbon in #'s BY66-BY16, 1/8" green velvet ribbon # 389-18-34, and jute ribbon # QW09.
I used 1.5" fuscia ric rack ribbon # ER22, 1" yellow loose braid wired ribbon # BW30, 1" yellow ric rack ribbon # 330-27, 1" white loose braid wired ribbon # BW01, 1.5" fuscia and orange reversible ribbon # WH28, 1" white faux linen ribbon # 368-15-01, 1.5" pink with white dot edge ribbon # HW12, fluffy cloud ribbon # 346-01, 1.5" fuscia and orange reversible ribbon # WH28, 1" white lace ribbon # NQ09,
1" yellow ric rack ribbon # 330-27, 1" gold glitter ribbon # FF50, purple metallic ribbon # GC34, and 2" gold mesh ribbon # G99, and 1.5" purple metallic ribbon # GC34.

I hope this makes finding your favorite May Arts Ribbons easier!! Also check out the You Tube videos posted below for even more fun and some AWESOME tutorials on making these flowers!! =) THANKS for stopping by and for watching the YT videos!! Have a FABULOUS WEEKEND!! =)

                                                  Country Kisses, Larissa                                                                         

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

A FABULOUS Spring Card!!

I was in the mood for a fun card today so here is what I came up with!!
I used the new House of 3 and Pink Paislee Soiree Papers and several Unity Co. Stamps, then two of my rolled tissue tape flowers!! I LOVE the feel and the way that it turned out!! I will post a YT video to show more of the details!!

Come back tomorrow for some fun projects with May Arts Products!!
Have a FABULOUS DAY!! =)