Wednesday, December 9, 2009

what are you giving this year?

I just found out about Kiva. "Kiva is the world's first person-to-person micro-lending website, empowering individuals to lend to unique entrepreneurs around the globe." So basically you give money, any amount from $25 upwards, to someone from a less fortunate country who is trying to start their own small business. As their business grows, over the following 6 to 12 months, they repay what you gave them, then you lend it to someone else. Isn't that just the most fabulous idea? Tonight as a family, we are going to sit down and decide who will get our first donation.

No paper layouts this week, but I do have some of my latest digi layouts.

This one is for a challenge at Shabby Pickle Designs:

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another SPD layout:

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and two layouts using the December BYOC goodies from the lilypad (I am so stoked about working with stuff from the super talented Paislee Press this month at the lilypad!)

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thanks for stopping by. have a great day.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

bring it on!!

who's ready for December!! Such a hectic time of year, especially for those of us down under who are also wrapping up end of school year stuff.

Here is this weeks paper layout,

Oh and some digi news, I have seen some of the new BYOC stuff for Dec at the lilypad, and I am feeling giddy.... don't forget the lilypad now has open forums and gallery, it is such a fun and friendly place to hang out. come and visit us. Gina Miller is now at the pad as a designer!! woohoo, and today only she has 7 products for $1 each.
Also, don't forget about Tracy Ann's awesome sale, see post below.

have a great week.