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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.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016


Good morning!  Today starts a new challenge over at the Sisterhood of Crafters.  The challenge is called 

We are asking you to create a project with the word LOVE on it as well as a heart

 I just recently purchased the new Doodlebug Sweet Things paper pad and fell in love with the sentiment on one of the pages.  I used some circle dies to cut out several layers to mat around the design.  I then created a gatefold card of sorts to fit my cut out.  I used my scalloped edge punch to give the trim a bit of a design.  

Next I used several of the hearts that I cut out with my new Heart of Hearts Die from Craftin' Desert Divas and scattered them all over the card.  Inside the card I used my rectangle stitched die from my Fancy Frames die set which is also from Craftin' Desert Divas. This is a larger size card which measures about 6x6 when folded.

I hope you come on by and play along with us over at the Sisterhood of Crafters!

Have a great day & Happy Crafting!



  1. This is just so sweet! The gatefold card is amazing! Love the paper....you may have enabled me!!!xx

  2. I truly love this card, the papers and scolloped edges are amazing! Great focal image too. <3