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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
I am a stay at home mom..now that is! February 19th, 2007 I was involved in a car accident while on vacation in Florida. I awoke in ICU to find out that my only two children Annemarie age 3 and Michael age 5 did not make it. Scrapbooking became such a big part of my life. It helped fill a void that I desperately needed to fill. Our therapist suggested that I take up scrapbooking as a way to memorialize my children, little did she know! So I took that and ran with it.I became obsessed with scrapping and took over the second largest room in my house. Because of my injuries I couldn't go out and get a job, I just scrapped!I printed out 2,000 photos and my journey began. I have made albums for family members and layouts to decorate my craft room. We thought we were done having kids but who expected this tragedy??? I just gave birth in June 2009 to two beautiful baby girls Mia Anne and Gianna Marie named after their brother and sister.I swore that I would keep up with their albums so I won't become overwhelmed so we will see how that works out! My profile picture is the last family picture that was taken of all of us.

Monday, May 11, 2015

Graduation time at Craftin' Desert Divas

Good morning y'all!  Today starts a new linky party over at Craftin' Desert Divas.  For this challenge we need to create something with a Graduation theme.  For my project I created a Graduation cap gift box.  The top lid opens up to hold a card as well as a gift card holder.  Then the lid comes off and there is a box for a gift. 

For the top, I used the zig zag stitch from SEW RAGGEDY and embossed it in white.  For the base of the box I used the  BANNER DIES. The smaller banner die, the oval die as well as the star die and popped them up with Dimensionals.  For the sentiments in the center of the oval die I used BE INSPIRED as well as SHORT & SWEET TAGS (for the Congrats).  

I hope you come on over and play along with us!

Supplies used:

The graduation cap gift box is from SVG ATTIC.