Monday, February 2, 2009

Toot!!

Woooooohooooo :)
I am SO thrilled that I was chosen to be a part of the Spring DT over at 2Sketches4You!!

I've gotten a number of new hits so I thought I'd share a bit about myself for any new readers...

I'm a SAHM to my two little boys, Isaiah & Griffin. They keep me on me toes! I also have a smart & handsome husband who supports my paper addiction. Well, for the most part... lol

I usually just post my cards, and some of my photography here... I went to photography school way back in 2001/2002. I learned on film, and sorely miss it, but it's just too expensive to shoot! I'm no expert when it comes to digital though... I still have so much to learn. And while I am most comfortable shooting manually, every once in a blue moon I'm shoot a pic or two in Auto, usually with the disclaimer that it's a "snapshot". Which sometimes life just calls for. :p
I don't shoot professionally, but I do enjoy taking photo's of my friends and family so I'm sure that will pop up every now and then.

Also, I get asked quite often about the Lulu/Laura thing. So I'll set that straight too.. hehe

My name is Laura, however years ago (9?) my Father-inlaw started calling me Lulu for some random reason. It totally stuck! My DH and his side of the family usually refer to me as Lulu. But my own family does not. It's kind of confusing. So if you meet me in person you will probably know me as Laura, but online and with my DH & his family I guess I prefer Lulu.

But either way, there you have it!

Oh, and here are my cards I made for the DT Call... :)




Supplies:
Card Base: DCWV
PP: Making Memories
Flowers: Prima
Felt Leaves: Ka-Jinker
Jewels: Kaiser Crafts, Prima
Journaling Sticker: Making Memories
Tiny Tag: Daisy D's
Letter Stickers: Making Memories




Supplies:
Card stock: Bazzill Basics
PP: Basic Grey
Flocked Frame: Heidi Grace
Chipboard: Technique Tuesday
Brad: Amy Butler/ K&Company
Stickers: 7 Gypsies
Ribbon: Making Memories


Thanks SO much for stopping by!!!

20 comments:

Katie said...

Congrats....Lulu :) Enjoy these next three months...I know you will! Your cards are beautiful...looking forward to seeing more of your work!

Katie

~dawne said...

Loved your cards Lulu & can't wait to work w/you these next 3 months. Love the story of your nickname. My father christened me w/a nickname @ birth, so my family & school friends call me by that name & the in-laws by my birth name!!

Peet said...

Congrats Lulu, so well deserved!!!
I'm looking forward to seeing your work every week!

Peet

Savitri said...

Laura, Lulu, whatever :) CONGRATS!!! Your work is awesome and I cannot wait to see what you create each week! I hope to get to know you a little better too through the upcoming three months!

We might have a Lulu too... we'll see. Putting names on a list and thinking them twice for our upcoming little girl.

Oh, I love being green too and not the color :)

..tina.. said...

Congratulations, Lulu!

**Nancy** said...

Beautiful cards and congtratulations on making the 2S4Y Design Team!!!

judy anderson said...

I love the colors in the first card. They are so bright and cheery they took my breath away.

EverydayMe said...

these cards are great!!

Heidi Van Laar said...

Congrats Lulu! Your cards are so beautiful and I can't wait to see what you create each week!

Rleen said...

I love your gorgeous cards most specially the first one. I love the colors and the bling :) Awesome job!

Ellen said...

Congrats Lulu!!!
I'm looking forward to see your cards every week!
And the cards for the DT call are amazing!
Ellen XX

Ivanka's Card Studio said...

Congrats on 2S4u! Your cards are stunnning!

moralia said...

Congrat's on the DT gig!! I knew you'd get the spot! Your cards rock!!! ((hugs))

Nina said...

Congrats!! You're one of my favourite card makers - and you soooo deserve being in the DT!

Ann said...

Wooohooo for you! Can't wait to see what you create for us!

Sherry Wright said...

Gorgeous cards and congrats on making the Spring DT! :)

Melissa Bove said...

Your cards are gorgeous!! Congrats on making the DT!! Your work is outstanding!!

Hugs, Melissa

Christine said...

Congratulations, Lulu! These cards are fabulous, and I can see why you were chosen to be on the DT! Beautiful work!

Martha said...

Congratulations Lulu!! Love your cards! Well deserved :)
And thanks for your comment on my card.
Love your banner, how cute!!

Deanna said...

Wow gorgeous stuff! Congrats on DT!

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