FOR TODAY... june 07, 2010

outside my window... an overcast sky - seems that the sun doesn't want to get up.
i am thankful for... not being afraid to be different.
i am wearing... still in my pj's.
noticing that... i'm feeling much better today!
i am reading... "knit 2" by kate jacobs
on my mind... a 3 week summer vacation at the beach.... 
pondering these words... "doubt is the vestibule which we all must pass through before we can enter the temple of truth" -osho-
around the house... no one but me here.... all is quiet.
from the kitchen... creamy maple-flavored oatmeal sprinkled with dry cherries, cranberries and blueberries.
one of my favorite things... sitting on the couch in my pajamas watching movies with my boys.
i'm creating...  a new word art kit from one of the ideas left in the comments by my readers.
 a few plans for the rest of the week... have dishwasher fix, pick up prescription at pharmacy, grocery shopping.....
from my lens...

dh on any saturday morning...

at the track 

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first things first: i have reached 100 followers!!! yippee!!!
 i am not sure how this happened but i wanted to thank you all for your support and believing in my blog!!!
i hope my journey allows me to continue for a long time and that i don't disappoint you.

i'm thinking i should hold some kind of contest in the near future to celebrate so keep visiting and follow me if you are not already doing so. i'll think of some cool contest in order to celebrate!
thank you from the bottom of my heart! ♥♥♥


last week i asked for you to suggest some themes for word art kits and many of you e-mailed me or left ideas on the comment section. let's just say that i now have a better idea of what you are looking for and i will definitely work on some that i found to be really cool ideas! thanks for all of your suggestions!
i started with one that i'll probably like to have in my stash of goodies -  the new word art for this week: "quiet times"
enjoy and remember to leave me a link to your creations.

sandrine has done it again - isn't this the perfect photo for the "quiet times" word art?

check out her gallery here.

my layouts for this past week:

some really cool pages by other scrappers using my freebies:

other news from the digi-scrapping world:

3 new beautiful kits by ninascraps designs!
 simple. springy. - pretty & whimsical - just perfect to help tell the story of playful and carefree moments.
summer. fun. - fresh yummy colors - suitable for those fun summer layouts.
simply.family.words. beautiful sentiment word art

check out nina's store for these and other wonderful kits.

sue's week 22 from 52 inspirations: serendipity is out!
don't you just love this subscription? .. and how about the free bonuses to all subscribers?
inspiring, wouldn't you say?

check out sue's store here.

... just for fun

i stumbled into this fun photo editing tool website the other day and thought you'll like to check it out.  you just choose an effect, upload your photo and photofunia does the rest! it's really fun!

... and before i forget:

my friend sue has been teasing with some dreamy photos at her blog lately & i'm still trying to figure out where is it that she's going on holidays! can you tell where her photos are from?
hey sue, this is where i'm going to be this july!
any ideas where this is? come on...it's an easy guess!

i'm looking forward to having a productive week since i'm starting to feel much better. the iron iv seems to be doing it's job!
have an awesome week everyone!!!!!!!


  1. thanks dear nini for new inspiring wordarts!! and there´s my layout! yay! so glad to see it here! glad you liked it!! hope i´ve got some time to create later today! :-) hugs

  2. Thanks, very beautiful WA !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. Thank you so muche for this beautiful WA! And you LO are gorgeous!

  4. Thank you so much Nini for the beautiful wordart!! and what wonderful layouts using them!! and thanks for the link to that FUN FUN website!!! I can't wait to try that out!!

    And congrats on 100 visitors!!! YAY!!

    ((HUGS)) Linda

  5. Congrats with so many followers, I'm one of them because I love to read what you type and most of all your gorgeous C&S pages!!! Thanks for the WA, amazing as always!!!

    Hugs Natascha

  6. yes I'm one of the 100 !!!
    thanks nini for the WA.
    and I don't want to see many pictures of your next vacations again here : you have to think to your blog reader !!!! we won't be there with you !!! so, please, stop. And tell Sue too please.
    Lol !

  7. Nini, thank you so much for this gorgeous freebie. I really love it.
    Well, I think Sue will go either to the Maldives or to Mauritius. But I fear that she won't take me with her, whereever she goes. :-(

  8. Congrats on 100! Thanks for the WA. :)

  9. Thank you so much for the lovely word art. I'm a new subscriber to your blog and am thrilled that I've found you. Congrats on reaching 100!!

  10. Hello my friend! Den would LOVE to work on his car. He had to sell his. Your WA is WONDERFUL! Will find a good page for it. I love being on the couch in my PJs watching movies too! Look at all these future holiday shots! Den wants to go away (he is not a traveler :( - in a couple of weeks. FINALLY ... but of course its the middle of winter! Still, beggers cant be choosers! LOL! LOVE those photo effects!

  11. Hi Nini,
    Thanks for your amazing WA ; I really love them, as all your work. Congrats on reaching 100 (+ 1 now !). I am also a new subscriber and it is always a fantastic pleasure to discover your latest LO and those made with your stuff.

  12. Bwuahahahahahahahahaha Nini!!!!!!! A taste of my own medicine, huh? Love it! Mmmmmmm ... I wonder where you could be going ... I'm sure you've mentioned it in previous posts, so I'm gonna have to read back & check! I promise I'll reveal my destination this weekend ... some of the guesses I'm getting though are definitely giving me food for thought for my next holiday!!!

    Congrats on getting your [now] 101 followers! It's easy to understand why they all follow you, you're such a talented scrapper & designer and so generous with your skills! You also showcase some fabulous other sites too, such a Photofunia ... how awesome do those images look!!! Wow ... you on the building billboard(?) / poster is just visually STUNNING!!!!

    Anyhoo, I'm off to check back on your previous posts so I can figure out where those gorgeous photos are taken! Thanks for making me laugh on a very wet / grey morning here in the UK!!!


  13. OK, I'm back with a couple of guesses ... you've mentioned going to Orlando to visit your sister, but I think that's this month?!?!?! Then reading back, you've mentioned planning a vacation to Greece ... so that's my guess for your enticing photos ... GREECE ... am I right?????


  14. Thanks again for your beautiful WA.
    I certainly gonna use it, as you know!
    I'm proud to see my lo her on your blog.
    With love, ViVre

  15. got some time to scrap!
    it´s so sweet with these freebies. and i had a picture right away for this! thanks!

    my quiet-layout:


  16. Thank You for posting my page :) and for next wonderful freebie :)

  17. Merci beaucoup pour tous ces WA. Je viens de découvrir votre blog : pleins de belles créations et de jolies pages. Merci pour tous ces partages! Je n'ai pas mis de comm à chaque fois, je me serai répétée! Mais je reviendrai régulièrement à présent.

  18. love the word art! thank you! and the photofunia link looks cool. i'm going to check it out now

  19. Thanks for sharing your wordart. Can't seem to get the download to give me the files, only the folder/preview. Love your photos and your layouts are awesome and very inspiring.

  20. Thank you! I have made a lot of with your products, thank you! They are beautiful!


  21. The word art is fabulous, thanks for sharing!

  22. Thanks a lot for this beautiful WA, I really love it !!!

  23. I'm very sad, I tried 5 times to share these beautifuls WA, and when it's unzipped, a message tell that it can't for the PNG files and I got only preview and Jpeg...
    I came back tomorrow...perhaps I get it
    bests regards

  24. I just love all you LOs and products!

  25. As all I want to thank you for sharing these WA. They are so beautiful, like everytime !

  26. Thanks a lot for this fabulous WA.

  27. thank you very much !! so beautiful !

  28. Your work is amazing and so beautiful. Thank you so much for sharing your talent and creations with us.