HAPPY NEW YEAR!



Happy New Year Everyone!


Sweet Birthday Invite...


...my daughter's birthday is next month...we have been working out the details for this party...what do you know - it's a crafting party.  Here is her invite, I hope the girls like it.  She loves it!  I can't wait to blog about the awesome cake we have orders....it's a 12 inch round cake, get this - in zebra stripe with a hot pink boa make out of icing.  And the goodie bags are really cute too!
I love having a girl - well, most days :)

I love going to the Farmer's Market!




Today the family and I went out the to the Farmer's Market in South Austin...it takes about 25 mins to get there but today it was worth it.  They all enjoyed it and I think we got something for everyone...organic breads, fruits and veggies.  We also got some really yummy kettle corn, and cup cakes.  

OK, you all know that I love cupcakes.  This is a new small company.  She make this cute little peppermint cupcake with a cute little snowflake on top...I will try them out and let you know what I think.  She was new at the Farmer's Market and currently she doesn't have a website, but they do deliver in the Austin area...

VACTION TIME!!!

Whoooohooooo!  I'm officially on vacation until Jan 5th...
I'm so super excited!!!
Last year at this time I made two foolish goals:  1.  Drink at least one glass of wine everyday.  2.  To wear sweats everyday...yeah and guess what, I gained about 10 pounds and could barely fit back into my work clothes when it was time to go back to work.  With all that said, I've come up with a new vacation goals this year:
     1.  Create at least 4 new stationary designs
     2.  Get out and do something with the kids...as much as possible
     3.  Read a good book
     4.  Organize desk area!!!!
     5.  Try something new
     6.  Blog daily
We will see how it goes this year...

WE HAVE A WINNER...


...it's Courtney "I think 225"
There were 216 pencils 
Congrats Courtney! For everyone else who played along - I have a coupon special for you...50% off one item in my shop...with a $10 or more purchase (50% item must be equal or less in value)

Follow these instructions when checking out:

Use the coupon code: DECCONTEST in the comment section

When it asks for your payment type, choose OTHER and I will send you an updated paypal invoice.

I love giving away FREE stuff...



I love pencils...in fact at work, I usually write with an old fashioned wooden pencil.  I think I'm the only person with an electric pencil sharpener on my desk and use at least 4 times a day.  Well this explains why I ordered these....TO WIN ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS TELL ME HOW MANY PENCILS YOU THINK ARE IN THE PAINT CAN...THE PERSON WITH THE CLOSTEST NUMBER WINS A SET OF BOLD CIRCLE NOTES (I just added them to my website last night). Winner will be annoucement Monday night (Dec 8th)...Good luck

Sneak Peek...


WHAT'S NEW!

I wanted to give you a sneak peek at one of my new items, I have not even given them a name, any suggestions? Available in pink, green or purple. Get this - I'm only charging $5 per package of 6. I'm taking these my my craft fair this weekend, wish me luck!


Theses and well as 2 other new styles will be on my website starting next week...look for new 100lb papers and new 'deep v style envelopes'.


What I'm up to this coming up weekend!!! Stop by...

13th Annual Jingle Bell House
Upscale Artss and Craft Shows with 75+ vendors
November 6-8, 2008
Thursday - 9:30AM - 9:30 PM
Friday - 9:30AM - 7:30PM
Saturday - 9:30 AM - 4PM

(In the BRUSHY CREEK RANCH subdivision)
From 620 & Parmer
• North 1/2 mile past Brushy Creek Road
• Right onto Ranch Trails at the entrance of
Brushy Creek Ranch Subdivision. Go .7 miles
• Right onto Bowstring Bend

From Great Oaks Dr & Brushy Creek Road
• West on Brushy Creek
• Right on Arrowhead (back entrance to Brushy Creek Ranch)
• Left onto S Frontier
• Right onto Ranch Trails
• Right onto Bowstring Bend

A BIG THANKS TO NEW MARK HOMES!!!

Pre-Order Your Holiday Cards...

This promotion ends November 5th...get your orders in now.

15% off all holiday card orders - $20 and more!!!

Your choice...our future...


Well, we went yesterday...I know this is decision heavy on all of our minds. And I think it's time that I discuss the issues. Now, we can't always get what we want, I'm finding. So I have done my research, and have come to only one conclusion. We are obviously not going to get everything we want from one or the other. So we have to just choose whichever side offers the closest options to what we are looking for—the best solution given the current circumstances - don't forget to VOTE!

OMG!!!

I just want to thank everyone who came out to purchase my items at the Hillcrest Baptist Church Labor of Love Craft Show this pass weekend! This was a great event for Tisa's Creations, and yes I will be back again next year! I have five more craft fairs this season. I will try to post them as they come! Hope to see you soon...

Upcoming Craft Events!

If you're in Austin or the surrounding areas, try to make it at one of these events!

Onion Creek County Club Artist Bazaar - TODAY!!!
Oct 18th - Lollia and Lollipops Fundraiser - Dell Children's Hospital
Oct 24th - Oct 25th - Hill Crest Craft Fair (Round Rock)

There are many more events I will attend in Nov and Dec...let me know if you're interested and I will send you the rest of the dates.

Have a great day!

Something fun to add to your blog

1. Where is your cell phone? on my Desk
2. Your significant other? honey
3. Your hair? cute!
4. Your mother? close friend
5. Your father? handsome
6. Your favorite thing? looking at other people's blogs
7. Your dream last night? this is for PG readers, right...can't kiss and tell
8. Your favorite drink? margarettas
9. Your dream/goal? design my own scrapbook paper and stationary
10. What Room you are in? at work
11. Your fear? losing a loved one
12. Where do you want to be in 6 years? working for Tisa
13. Where were you last night? getting my nails done with my daughter
14. Something that you aren't? skinny
15. Muffins? lemon pecan (Randall's)
16. Wish list item? NEW HOUSE!
17. Where you grew up? Texas
18. Last thing you did? email
19. What are you wearing? sweater, capris
20. Your TV? off
21. Your pets? none
22. Friends? I love my all my friends!
23. Your life? busy
24. Your mood? happy
25. Missing someone? always
26. Your car? always dirty, but it's a cute car
27. Something you're not wearing? lipstick
28. Your favorite store? Target, New York and Company
29. Your favorite color? Green
30. When is the last time you laughed? about 15 mins ago
34. Last time you cried? last weekend watching Sex in the City
35. Four places that I go to over and over: Target, HEB, Chuy's and work
36. Four people who email me regularly: Risa, My PTA President, my husband
37. My favorite places to eat: Eddie V's, Cheesecake Factory, Trulucks, Chuy's
38. Four places I would like to go right now: Disney, Jamacia, New York, and Las Vegas
39. Four TV shows I watch all the time: Two and a Half Men, Grey's Anatomy, Lipstick Junkle, and Will and Grace!

My TO-DO List for Sunday

EVERYTHING IN WHITE WAS COMPLETED:

I will list everything I really want to get done tomorrow...let's see how much really gets done...

1. Package all giveaways and get them to the post office, but I lost my ATM card, so they will be mailed later in the week
2. Send my sister money for the custom craft fair apron
3. Package all completed cards
4. Start packages for Dell Children's
5. BLOG
6. Add new cards to website
7. Find someone to create custom embosser for Tisa's Creations
8. Erin's tags
9. Tags for craft fair
10. Make cards using Words of Wisdom stamp set - I'm checking this one off becuase it's desgned, but only one is complete....
11. Attend PTA meeting (yes on a Sunday)
12. Clean, dust, vacuum living room and clean bathroom...

....man this is list is super long, I better get started on it tonight. Yes, the bathroom, can't wait any longer.

HAPPY NATIONAL CARD MAKING DAY!!!


ok, ok, ok

I must admit, I had a really busy day! I attended card making celebrations today (yes, more than one), my daughter had a birthday party, my son....had to have a new iPod. And now...I'm pooped.
I have to give credit to the wonderful ladies who created these cards...mz. lydia, Kim and Neelam. They were awesome to hang out with. I came home with fabulous ideas...can't wait to get started. Have you all been to Lyndia's blog...it's called Understand Blue...I don't understand Blue, but I 'heart' her blog. Check it out!

Blog-iversary Giveaway #6

Winner of this giveaway is Creativeflutter!  Thanks everyone!

Yarn Obession is Sedruola Maruska's home for appeasing her yarn lust. The mother of one finds that her yarn escape helps to keep her grounded and calm. She and her family currently live in Massachusetts. The changing season's as well as the vibrant landscape help inspire her designs. As the season's change so do her preferred color use, as well as the items she designs.


Sedie of Sedruola Maruska's Yarn Obsession have gengously donated an "Adjustable Neck Cuff". She will allow the winner to select a color which means it is a custom made item for YOU - the transaction will be completed in her Etsy shop. It will be made and shipped with in one week. Visit her shop then come back here and tell me about one of the many wonderful things she has to offer. Also, I've link some of her creations at the top of this page.


Blog-iverary Give-A-Way - #5

And the winners are: Twin number 2, ragqueen, and cpullum! Congrats!
Dee from The Ivory Magnolia had graciously donated 3 sets of samples for this giveaway...
YEP THAT MEANS - THERE WILL BE THREE WINNERS!

Samples include: Magnolia Luxe and Kiwi Satin Body Creams, I can't wait to get my own!
So all you need to do is head on over to Dee's shop, and come back her and leave a comment on what looks most interesting to you.

About Ivory Magnolia:
The Ivory Magnolia brings paradise to the body with natural, hugh quality, 100% handmande bath and body products. Products do not contain harsh detergents that cause skin irritations, but are loaded with natural ingredients guaranteed to soften, nourish, and recondition the skin. Luxurious products are made fresh and delivered to your front door and are made in a pet-free and smoke-fre environment.

2007 Member of the Indie Beauty Network (www.indiebeauty.com)

Giveaway #4 - ended 9-22-08



Congrats Amy!
Amy is the winner of the Rubber Romance Stamps!
Thanks everyone!



So we are almost half way through our giveaway, which makes me a little sad...I love celebrating with all of you!


Our next giveaway is just awesome! BurntCookie has graciously donated 17, yep that's right seventeen un-mounted rubber stamps. Above are samples of her work. Visit her shop
Each stamp is handmade by the owner and and not passed produced. They are all copyrighted but they do have an angel policy for handmade items. These are perfect for any stamper or scrapbooker!

To win the 17 rubber stamps just leave me a simple comment to say hello! Don't forget to leave your email address with your comment! Please visit BurntCookie's shop and take a look around!

Winner - Blog-iversary give a way #3

The winner is Cyn...congratulations!!!
Cyn, please don't forget to send me your email address so that you can get your earrings!

Blog-iversary Give-A-Way #3 - ENDED 9-20-08


Ready for the third giveaway???  I can barely keep up.  At Tisa's Creations Thursday and Friday, get 10% off all orders $15 and more!!! 
  
OK, everyone...another out of this world shop.

Enter to win these Elegant Copper Swarovski Crystal earrings from Melissa's Jazzy Jewelry.
Melissa loves making nice wearable jewelry that fits into every woman's lifestyle.  She takes great pride in making high quality jewelry using swarovski crystals, sterling silver, glass beads and semi-precious gemstones.  

Take a look above to see some of her other pieces.  

To enter, simply go to Melissa's shop, come back here and comment on one of your favorite item.  


Winner - Blog-iversary give a way #2

Another drum roll (I really wanted to win the necklace, but I will have to purchase my own):

The winner is Marie Alvarez!  Way to go...Marie!  Congrats!

I'm using www.random.org to randomly pick the winner of these contests

Blog-iversary Give-A-Way #2 - ended 9-18-08



Please let me introduce, My of Springcart Designs.  Mz. My is the creator of hotness...ok, ok, but seriously her blog is called tha hotness - it's so inspiring...you guys should check it out.  I'm a daily reader and I've been lucky to be apart of her tea cup swaps.  

My has kindly offered to give a way this adorable necklace

Above you can see more beautful work from My.  To win, go to her etsy shop take a look around, then come back here leave me a comment on one of your favoraite things she has available.

Visit her shop:  www.springcartdesigns.com 


Winner - Blog-iversary give a way #1

Our first winner (drum roll please):  Brandon of Things -n- Stuff!
Congrats!!!!

...thank you so much Lisa for your generous donation. 

Blog-iverary Give-A-Way - #1 - ended 9-16-08


I would like to introduce Blossoming Tree Body Care.
Blossoming Tree is a woman owned and operated business which started in 2006.  Mz. Lisa creates bath & body products and cold press soaps.  Her business came about due to this dissatisfaction of commercial bath and body products.  Blossoming Tree continues to evolve by using organic fair trade raw materials.  If there is an organic option it will be the first choice to go into her products.  All products are made in a smoke free environment and unless otherwise noted handmade soap is 100% vegan.

Lisa had donated Botanical Facial Cream, made with Marula oil, squalane, orchid complex and organic and organic botanical extracts of hibiscus, iris and chamomile.  Made to combat dry winter skin.  

This item isn't yet offered to Lisa's customers.  The winner will be the first to get it before it's even listed for her customers to order.

Make your way to Lisa's shop

To win, leave me a comment listing one of the items she has listed in her shop.  Please don't forget to include your email address.  Winner will be announced Sept 16th.

BLOG-IVERSARY HAS BEEN PUSHED UP...

...first give a way is scheduled Sunday, September 14th!!! Will you be the 1st lucky winner?
We will announce 1 winner every other day for TWO WEEKS!!! Don't forget to come back and enter! (one prize per person)
Good luck

how interesting...



I saw this on the How About Orange Blog! (I read her blog daily, great ideas)
Try it. I wanted to find out what color matches up with my birthday on Pantone's Colorstrology website. I'm Coral Blush...it means I'm gentle and soothing...Coral Blush inspires love and receptivity. the moon rules the skies during the month of July and just as the moon goes thur its phases and cycles, so do we. The silver in this color signifies the value of change, reflection and receptivity and the pink represents love and tenderness. Together, we have a color that can be used in times of change or transition and as an aid for emotional healing. Wearing, meditation or surrounding yourself with Coral Blush helps open the heart and lift the spirit. Does your description and color fit you?

GUESS WHAT...GUESS WHAT...GUESSS WHAT...GUESS WHAT


I've been holding this in for over a week and today I'm finally able to say something because everything has been set...Thanks to Ann with the Stitching Studio I had a meeting with a couple of ladies from the Dell Children's gift shop.  They are having a fundraiser and needed a craft project - they saw my work and asked me to join in on the fun!!!  I'm so super excited...

A little about the Gift Shop: it's a fundraising project of the Dell Children's Medical Center Volunteers.  All net proceeds are donated to support the Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas.  

Blog-iverary Sneak Peek

ta-daaaaaaa!
I've lined up some of the best shops for this event...I'm so excited.   The quality of these items are AWEOSME!  And the best thing about it...it's all HANDMADE!  

Now this is the only peek you will get so here it is...
I can't wait to show you the rest.  Have a great weekend everyone!

My BLOG-IVERARY is SEPTEMBER 18TH

blog-iversary...ha! well I think it's funny!
BLOG-IVERSARY = GIVE-A-WAYS!
I have found the most fabulous shops to feature for my upcoming BLOG-IVERSARY!
Don't miss out on two weeks worth of give-a-ways
A different shop or person will be featured every other day and each shop has donated an item to give a way!!!! What more could you ask for!!! I'm so excited I just can't stand it!!!

Grand Opening...



...if you are in the Austin area and you are sewer or even interested in taking classes, you can't miss this open house...it's this weekend.  I will be there selling my cards including my new line of sewing cards.  I went to visit today and her shop is really, really super cute!

Here are the details:  
     Sat., Aug 23 1-5PM
     Sewing, Quilting, Beading Classes
     *Meet the Instructors*
     *Sign up for Fall Classes*
     *Handcrafted Gifts for Sale*
     *Toy Sale Fundraiser for Charity Craft Volunteer Network*
9725 B Anderson Mill Road, Austin, Texas 78750
(west of N 183, behind Lucky Dog Grooming)

*Print this blog post, bring it with you and I will give you 10% off your entire purchase*



halloween...

...is near (well... it will be soon)...check out my new card.  I've also listed a cute little tin with coverd chocolates...really cute, check it out here.    Perfect for teachers, friends or even the people in your office.  

i love etsy and my new bag...

...I love to purchase anything I can from etsy! It's handmade and it's supporting crafters from all over.

So you all know that my birthday was a few weeks ago. I put in a custom alchemy request on esty for a bag for my birthday...this is what was created...just for me!!!

I'm so excited, can't wait to get it. So Kelly from Simply Sage made this for me. It's so cute. It's called a transition bag. This girl is good...she sent me samples of the fabrics and wanted to make sure I knew exactly what I was getting.
AWESSSSSOME!!!!

It took about 2-3 weeks, but I think it's worth the wait. I can't wait to take water bottles, books...and hooooooo I can put my laptop in it when me and kids head to the library or pool or whatever! Man, I'm excited!

Ok, so if any of you need a custom bag I recommend Kelly. Her etsy shop is: http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5861704 check her out!

meet my new friend...alorinna...


she is a very creative and talented person, check out these earrings. You can see more of her stuff here: http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=2108


these are so cute...


What a surprise...my super sweet boss and his family brought these back from Disney for me. They could not have been more perfect in describing my personality....classic with a little sass!

On to another subject...Christmas in July...I really never knew what that meant - are we suppose to start our holiday shopping? All the stores have holiday decorations already out...I don't know. Well with seeing all of this about Christmas in July, I started to create holiday cards. Hey! I'm so excited...the last week in Aug you will start to see them on my etsy sight! Stay tuned! Until next time!


new invite available...


...take a look, I've added a new invite to my etsy shop.  Enjoy


Featured in Black Purl Magazine


I'm so excited...take a look - www.black-purl-magazine.com/SUM08-ARTcraftinggreen.htm 

I want to thank Divineladi for writing the article!!!

...happy birthday to me!


I think this picture says it all.  I had a good cup of iced coffee and bought my new book - E Lynn Harris.  I will start reading tonight!  Can't wait! Oh, yeah, I also got great cupcakes from hey cupcake.  And went bowling with the family!  It was a great day!

Why did people go back to New Orleans....got my answer

After the storm...the only thing New Orleans didn't lose was it's spirit!

when was the last time you seen these gas prices...

...I took this picture yesterday in New Orleans.  One of the gas stations that maybe closed right before the hurricane.  Not sure.

 The visit was great, took the kids to the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas (it has recently re-opened) it was great!  

As a parent I could not imagine what the people of New Orleans went through (are still going thur) during and after the storm.   I saw so many houses abandoned, FEMA trailers in the drive ways of families who are rebuilding.  But here is the question...why go back?  I love where I live here in Texas, I think it's the best place to live in the US.  But if something terrible happened similar to what happened in New Orleans - I don't think I would be willing to return.  Do you think people stayed because of family?  Because they love it just as much as I love it here?  I don't know...the good thing is...lots of stores and resturants are now re-opening.  Most of the places we went to visit had grand opening signs.  Just a thought...

whoooohooooo! 100 invites finished



These are the first wedding invites I've been asked to do!  I'm finished and as promised I'm posting the finished wedding invitations.  I was honored when I was asked!  Not sure if you can see them but 50 of them have brown swarovski crystals and 50 of them have been embellished with clear swarovksi crystals.  Enjoy!  

FREE SHIPPING

FREE SHIPPING on all US orders 
now thur July 15th - stop on in and take a look!

Juneteenth - Man, we've come a long way!

I got this from my local newspaper today, interesting...
Read it, leave a comment - I will have a drawing for a free set of stationary from my shop (your choice)...winner will be announced June 22nd

On Sept. 22, 1862 - with our nation still ripped apart by fratricide - President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, freeing black slaves in Confederate states.But slaves in Texas did not receive the news until June 19, 1865, when Gen. Gordon Granger and 2,000 federal troops arrived on Galveston Island.Granger read aloud from what was called General Order Number Three: "The people of Texas are informed that ... all slaves are free.

This involves an absolute equality of personal rights and property between former masters and slaves."As so often happens, reality did not measure up to the ideals of words written on paper.There was more - much more - work to be done.America paid a blood debt over slavery, with the Civil War leaving a million men dead or wounded. But this bloodletting did not cleanse all of slavery's stain.After the last of the Confederate armies surrendered in 1865, the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, abolishing slavery, became the law of the land.

The 14th Amendment was adopted three years later, stating: "No state shall make or enforce any law which abridges the privileges ... of citizens of the United States."But, again, real life did not measure up.There was yet to be Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr. Yet to be Schwerner, Chaney and Goodman. Yet to be, 61 years ago this summer, the hard-muscled miracle of Jackie Robinson.

Today, all Americans have every right to be proud Barack Obama is the Democratic Party's presumptive nominee for President of the United States.Other African-Americans - such as Colin Powell and Condoleezza Rice - have honorably served President George W. Bush.Just last week, Fortune magazine announced the two top-earning American celebrities are Oprah Winfrey and Tiger Woods.

Regardless of politics, Obama's achievements are especially inspiring. As the son of a Kenyan father and a white mother, there was a time - in the not-so-distant past - when he would have been shunned by both races. Now, he might be our next president. Don't ever let anybody tell you we haven't made a lot of progress

i'm a little tea cup...


I thought I would share my AWESOME weekend find. I signed up for the teacup swap (yeah, look to your right, you can sign up for the next one). I don't think the person I recieved looks at my blog...well I hope not, I could wait to get it on for you all to see....

and the winner of the $20 gift certificate is...

drum roll please....

JULIE G.

Congrats Julie, if you could please send me an email to tjackson6@sbcglobal.net I will be more than happy to get you your gift certificate code.

Everyone else, thanks for your comments, send me an email to the same email address and I will give you a coupon code:  BUY 1 item, get 1 FREE anything in my shop.  

are birthday parties only for kiddos?




so...my birthday is soon approaching.  And every year I get my friends together for a awesome happy hour.  I thought this year I might do something a little different...I'm having a BIRTHDAY PARTY!!!  With all that said I've been on a mission to find the most fav cupcakes to serve at the party!  The ones on your left are really cute we bought a chocolate divine and lemon...they come in cute little packages, the frosting and fillings were great but the cake was a little dry for my taste.  

Now, we found another place, downtown Austin (Texas) called - Hey Cupcake - all the cupcakes were awesome!  Check out the menu...I would highly recommend the 24 - carrot and / or the Michael Jackson cupcake.  For the party we decided on the Michael Jackson - perfect chocolate cake with a tangy cream cheese frosting...and how super cute is this?  They are located in a silver trailer...it's so Austin - keep Austin wierd...and yummy!  

40% off one item in my shop - ENDS SOON!


I've finally reached 40 "Hearts Me" in my etsy shop - so to celebrate - I'm offering by ONE item get ONE at 40% off.

Details:
- only ONE 40% item per person
- 40% item must be equal or lesser value
- promotion can't be combined with any other specials currently in my shop

go to www.tisascreations.etsy.com to place an order.

Have you joined my mailing list? If not, you're missing out on great bi-monthly sales and promotions. To join, please just send an email to tisascreations@mac.com with "Join Mailing List" in the subject line.

50% sale and give-a-way...


...two of my favoriate words - the other two are FREE and DELETE (for when I'm at work :))


so, ok here's the info:


SALE: Sistah Notes are now 50% off through May 31st - note the picture - click here for details, they are listed under the sales section.


GIVE-A-WAY: Go to my etsy shop(www.tisascreations.etsy.com), look around, come back here and leave me a comment on your favoriate items. You will be entered into a drawing for a $20 gift certificate for my shop...drawing will be held June 6th

i'm a lucky girl...

i love my latest toy!  Yep, an iPhone...I love it, oh, I already said that.  So the Apple store has these awesome classes and I went to the iPhone class today to learn tips.  Those people are awesome!  I learned so many new things that I didn't know.   The greatest thing about it (well there are several things) but I'm able to check my Tisa's Creations email from where ever I am, I don't need to run home from work to get my email.   I can respond much more quickly than before, which I love! (oh, I've said that!)  I can check out etsy, my blog or whatever when I'm waiting in at the doctors office, or waiting for the PTA meeting to start!  Ok enough about the phone, I have more good news!

I've been asked to do 'wedding invites' I can't wait to post a picture...the wedding is not until September, but I promise, as soon as she sends them out I will post it on my blog.  Until next time!

the RIBBON...


...has arrived. I LOVE this ribbon and can't wait to use it to package my cards. What do you think? My business cards are lime green and black, really cute, so my hubby thought it would be a good idea to have green ribbon also...yep, I think it will stand out! Exactly what I was going for.

my new purchase from a ETSY crafter...

ok, this is my latest purchase from Etsy.  The shop is Anna Boo Designs.  This is so cute.  My husband bought me this really awesome bag a while back and while I love it - it's way big.  So you just attach this to the handles and tadaaaaaaaaa!!!!!  You have an instant pocket for your $$ and your cell phone!  Here's the link you can see what I mean.  I love this - my new fav!  Until next time.

something new..

...just wanted to share the two new stationary sets I've added to my etsy shop - enjoy!

Exciting news...


ok, this time I will post the picture first...ta daaah!  What do you think?  It's one of the mother's days cards I'm selling this year.  You likie like?

Ok for some exciting news:
1.  I'm was asked to be interviewed for a craft magazine...I'm so excited.  If it gets published I will give more details.  I can't even believe I was asked...so fun!

2.  I've join an etsy team:  Etsy Artist of Color!  Another thing I'm excited about.  Check it out to the right hand side of this page, you will see some really great handmade items.  I can't wait to meet everyone.

3.  I've been invited to my local chambers of commerce Woman's Power Luncheon next month!  Who me?  Yes me!  I have to admit, this makes me so nervous.  I will go, because I never want to look back on this opportunity and think about what I could've, would've, should've done.  So, I will go, proudly, with my business cards and card samples in hand.   Wish me luck!

Until next time - 

in a perfect world...


...in a perfect world, life is ALWAYS great, not much changes, your loved ones are always with you and never leave. Your kids always look perfect (not a hair out of place), they don't talk back to you , and their rooms are always clean. There is never a need to worry. Every night you have a great night sleep. Just a thought...


So most of you know that I've started a new line of stationary...I wanted to share the latest one I've added to the Tisa's Creations collection. See them all here.


knitting...not for me


I just like making knitting cards.

So I think most of you know that I have a twin sister. We do everything alike...but about a year ago, she started to knit. She found this awesome yarn store in Oklahoma...L&B Yarn and loves it! But for me knitting isn't fun nor relaxing I get so frustrated with the whole thing. So I decided to kinda play off on what I love (making cards) and what she loves (knitting)...mix well, bake for 45 mins at 350 and this is the end result: ta-daaaaa! Awesome knitting cards! hehe! Visit my shop on Etsy to view my other knitting creations! Enjoy!


 
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