Yesterday was Emma’s first day back at school. Year 2 or 1st grade!!! She looked so grown up walking to school… short but grown up! It felt a bit quiet around the house after she left but it was nice. I could go back to tidying the house while Jovie’s napping and have it be nice for a few minutes at least. It was zen-like too to not have anybody going: Mom, mom, mom, mom, can I, I can I, can I, pleeeeeeeeeeease… Ahhhhh, love and duct tape!!
I’ve also been doing last minute prepping before my “big” drive to the mainland. I cannot wait!! The driving I can do without but oh the adventure and the new things to see along the way!!! I got M’s absence paperwork submitted (it’s really strict here to take your kidlet out right at the start of the semester), got the car kit, got our paperwork together, got the house sitters for our two dogs and four chickens, and tomorrow we’re going junk food shopping. I gotta have my beef jerky. I kind of wish I have an American car… or a car with a cup holder. Ya know a lot of cars here have either a small or no cup holder? It’s not illegal to eat, drink and drive but it’s more strict than in the US. Kind of like this case.
The other night I made a card too. It’s another sketch from Waltzing Mouse and it was challenging for me! But, after all’s done I like the end result. It’s kind of fun and still based on the sketch (squint if you can’t see it, ha!).
I got another Tim Holtz embossing folder and the other day the craft store on base had a 50% off sale and I bought a few Tattered Angels glitter mist and did some spraying.
Except for the Waltzingmouse sentiment (L’il Buddies) and the round circles (COMING SOON at the WM shop!!) on the tag everything you see came from two digital kits that I got from Sweet Shoppe Designs: My Wish for Him by Kristin Cronin-Barrow and Family Time by Penny Springman. These two kits are full of awesome goodies. Great for hybrid projects AND a lot of digital scrapbooks!!! Doesn’t my new little Samsung laser printer print beautifully? Love that thing!!
For more visual and feel I added some twine and Making Memories pom-poms ribbon. Oh, sewing again and now I wish I have a machine with more stitches!!
Ok, have a great one!