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Friday, October 29, 2010

Ah, Fall Break

I slept until 9 o'clock this morning. I had forgotten how good that feels. I now feel ready to tackle some of the chores that have piled up around here with me being gone so much the last couple of weeks.
Even last weekend was crazy busy but in a very good way. The girls both had soccer tournaments and were scheduled to play three games each with DH coaching both teams. Both teams won all their games. L and I ended up leaving one game early so she could get ready for her first gymnastics meet of the season. She did fabulous and has actually already qualified for state. She got two 4th place medals in vault and floor, a 5th on beam and 6th in all around. Sunday K had her first swim meet of the season. She had a fabulous meet too. She placed a second in 100 breast, third in 50 free, fourth in 200 free, and fifth 50 breast. She dropped time in every event including almost 21 seconds off her 200 free!
I have two projects I created for Emma's Paperie that I want to share with you today. The first was created using a sketch by the fabulous Anabelle O'Malley. You can find the sketch along with the other designer's take on the Emma's blog. All supplies are from Emma's except for the little spider. I used a small purple pom pom and gave him googly eyes.

This second project was for the color challange at Emma's. Loved these fall gorgeous fall colors. You can find the inspiration photo at Emma's as well.

Off to take the girls to the dentist and get some food for my poor family. Have a wonderful Halloween weekend and stay safe!


Audrey Pettit said...

Wow, you guys are SO busy! I don't know how you do it, girl! Huge congrats on all their wins and accomplishments. :)
LOVE your sweet Halloween projects. Love the pom pom spider with his google-eyes and just adore the gift bag, too.
Hope you guys have a wonderful Halloween weekend!

Lynn said...

love your projects. very cool!!! and the spider is fun! congrats on the games and wow. i'm tired just reading your post lol!

Charlene said...

What a fantastic card and I love the bag! Sounds like a very bust, but fun time with the girls :-) Happy Halloween my friend!

Linda Beeson said...

With only two girls you have topped out the charts on being busy!!! WOWIE! How did your poor DH hold up with that long day! CUTE projects and we are on a school break here this week too.

ellen s. said... fun are googley eyes? makes me feel like a kid again using them!

looove the bag, too! awesome!

Terri Davenport said...

Love your projects! You all are super busy! Congrats to your girls on their successes!

Pamela said...

These are awesome! You do such beautiful work! :)