Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Birthday, good news and a giveaway! {CLOSED}

BIRTHDAY: It's my Mom's birthday! She's 73 today! ¡Feliz cumpleaños, Socorrito!

My Mom was only 18 in this picture

I little photoshoping to get my Dad in the picture.  I definately have her stare.

Paper, Cosmo Cricket "Everafter"; Bling, Darice; Flowers, Prima; Ribbon, Rusty Pickle; Bookplate, Making Memories.

GOOD NEWS:  Super excited to announce I am on the Roberts Design Team!  Yay!


GIVEAWAY:  Here's the 800 follower giveaway:



This giveaway is only open to my followers, please leave a comment and I will choose a winner on Thursday, August 4th.

59 comments:

Tammy said...

Your Mom is beautiful and you look just like her! Congrats on the design team!! I can't wait to see your creations!!

CRAZY4 CHRIST said...

congrats on the 800 followers!! Your layout is so pretty!!
Kristan
sierrababy08 at hotmail dot com

Eva Laney said...

Lovely Page LO, Happy Birthday to your Mom. Congratulations on your new adventure on DT. Thanks for the chance for such a nice giveaway.
Hugs ~ Eva :0)

gee.r said...

I love following your blog and find so much inspiration there.many thanks.Gee x

LadybugCarrie said...

Happy Birthday to your mom! :-) And congratulations on being on Roberts design team! How exciting!

Neha Jain said...

ohh wow...ur mom is so cute :)
say her happy bday from my side :)
god bless her

Anonymous said...

Lovely picture of your parents! Great job! Tell Celeste her work is awesome! Congrats on being a new Roberts Design Team member!

Lorette Cole

Anonymous said...

Congratulations on your 800+ followers.... yOu are so super talented. Don't put me in the drawing for the candy... Your page is absoutley wonderful...

Jessica Buffa said...

Wow, what a great LO. You did really good with the photoshop. It looks so natural. I agree, you look a lot like you mom.
Feliz Cumpleanos Soccoro!
:O)
Jess

paperscissorsink said...

Congratulations, how very exciting! And Happy Birthday to your mom :)

Indy's Designs said...

Happy birthday to your beautiful mother! Thanks for the giveaway!

April said...

Congrats girl!!! And Happy Birthday to your mom. :)
- April

Judy said...

Happy Birthday, Mommy! Congrats on the DT! And awesome that you are over 800:-) It will be 1000 in no time!!

Creations by Shirl said...

Hi Jus~
Happy birthday mom, mom is a such a pretty women.. A nice photo of both your parents.
Congrats on the design team - great job, can't wait to see all those wonderful creations you will be sharing...
Have a great day!
Hugs my friend~

Anonymous said...

Oh Yolie -
What a wonderful tribute to your mom!!
hugs
Deanne
http://deannescreativejuice.blogspot.com

Flamenco92627/ Julieta said...

What a cool picture! I love old pics like that. Happy bday to your Mama! Congrats on the DT!

jjocarlson said...

Wow What a beautiful Mother! Congrats on the DT. and congrats on 800. Thank you for the chance to win this awesome giveaway! It is my Birthday on August 4th so hopefully you will pull my name cuz it would be a awesome Birthday Present. I look forward to seeing more of you creations for inspiration.

Thanks Joyce
jjocarlson@yahoo.com

Angie said...

congratulations on the DT. You're so talented can't wait to see what you create. Happy birthday to your mommy yolie!! May god bless you both and give you both many many more years to enjoy each other. huggs

Audrey Frelx said...

Congratulations!!! And happy birthday to your mom!!! Wow, what a beautiful picture of her!!! Beauty just runs in the family, huh?!!!

The layout is so pretty, a perfect backdrop for that beautiful picture!

Great giveaway!

Beebeebabs said...

Congrats and very nice layout and your Mom is beautiful thanks for sharing!!!

Amy E said...

Wow! You look JUST like your mom! That's so cool you could get your dad in the pic too!! Haha!!

Congrats on your 800 followers!! That's huge! And congrats on the new DT too!!

amyis300 AT hotmail DOT com
scrapthissavethat.blogspot.com

Unknown said...

Hope your mom has a happy birthday! Congrats on the DT. You deserve it:)
Love the LO.

Donna said...

What a nice layout! Happy birthday to you mom and congrats on 800!

Cheryl Gaffney said...

Congrats on 800 followers... what a great achievement!! Happy bday to your mom! Thanks for the chance to win.

Cheryl @ CardsbyCG.blogspot.com
cardsbycg at hotmail dot com

Amy (aka Aimitup) said...

Happy Bday to your Mom - great layout and wonderful giveaway!Congrats on the DT appointment.

Connie Gail said...

What a beautiful picture and memory your scrapbook page must be for you. I like the soft colors as well as the use of flowers ~ very lovely! I hope that your dear Mom enjoys her birthday...:O)

Congratulations on your acceptance into the DT! That is AWESOME! Also your give-away is wonderful and the handmade items are so special. Thanks for inviting me to visit today!

Her Craftiness (Lynne) said...

Happy Birthday to your Mom - that picture is absolutely beautiful!!!! Congrats on the DT also! Love the lay-outs! I've always been into card making and just getting into the layouts and yours are an inspiration!!!

Amanda said...

congrats on reaching 800. :) Love the layout. you did a really great job with photoshop. :)
amanda
ahaynes43055 at yahoo dot com

MyCuriousCrafts said...

Hi Yolie, Happy Birthday to your mom! Congrats to you...you create lovely projects. Always! ~Shen

ShersL84bed said...

Beautiful layout. Happy Birthday to mom.

Smiles Sher
ShersL84bed@aol.com

Norma said...

Congratulations Yolie on the DT and on you 800+ follower and many more to come!!!! WOW!! the layout is just beautiful!!! I'm sure your mom would love to have it framed up!! Beautiful
Hugs

My Paper Crafting said...

Oh Congratulations Yolie! How exciting for you you! They are getting an amazing crafter on their team! Blessings to you!


Melin
Cricut Blog: CookingWithCricut.com
Online Store: PaperCraftingWorld.com

BlueCrayons said...

beautiful Lo happy birthday mom. thanks for the chance to win your giveaway.

big congrats on the design team .

rhelm@tampabay.rr.com
http://craftingwithblue.blogspot.com

Walking on Water said...

Happy Birthday to your mom...love the LO and the flowers are so pretty! :) Welcome to the Robert's gang...lol...can't wait to see what you do! :) TFS

Lisa said...

Happy Birthday to your beautiful Mom! What a gorgeous layout! And congrats on your DT position! And congrats also on over 800 followers!! Thanks so much for a chance to win :)

Lisa
http://indymermaid.blogspot.com

scrappingmamma said...

Congratulation and Happy birthday to your MOM, what a beautie she is! :-)
Scrappingmamma

Vicki said...

Happy Birthday to your mom. Gorgeous layout. Congrats on reaching and passing 800 followers. Love your blog. Thanks for the chance to win.

Vicki
vwilson577 at yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

Congrats to you on 800 followers and Happy Birthday to your Mom, you did a fantastic job in photoshop getting your dad in the photo.

Hugs, Lori m
Thank you for a chance to win the amazing blog candy.
http://reflectionsfromgranny.blogspot.com

Unknown said...

Happy Birthday to you, Have a bless one mom. Girl you are doing so much. I am so glad that you hit 800 followers also.

Thanks so much for the chance to win
uniquemoniquecreating.com

Unknown said...

Congrats on the 800 and the DT!! Im already a follower
kacee
youhadmeatscrap.blogspot.com

GabyCreates.com said...

OMGoodness Yolie, you do look like your Mamá!! great LO and great job Photoshop -ing!!

Sukie said...

Wow, congratulations on all of your followers, that is so inspiring to me as someone with a brand new blog! Hope you can stop by to check it out:
http://scrappindhilly.blogspot.com/

scrappindhilly at gmail dot com

Cathy said...

Wow al kinds of good news, Happy Birthday to mom, congrats on the 800 followers and congrats on getting on Roberts design team!! Thanks too for a chance at an awesome giveaway!!
mexicopetshop at hotmail dot com
cathyplus5.blogspot.com

Zoey and the furballs said...

Wow, what a great layout. You have such beautiful parents.

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Congrats on your followers! Super lay-out! Already a Follower!
abusybee24atcoxdotnet


Carri~Abusybee
www.doubleclickconnections.blogspot.com

Esther said...

Wonderful picture of your Mom and Dad! Beautiful layout!

Bunnyfreak said...

Love the photos of your Mom and Dad. Congrats on the DT.

Tambo said...

Nice tribute for your mom. My mom just turned 74! Congrats on the Robert's DT! that should be fun! tfs Tami
Tambo's Creations

Scrappin' Sista said...

Congratulations girlie! Love the tribute to your mother. TFS your creativity with us all.

Christel
http://onescrappinsista.blogspot.com

Karenladd said...

Congrats on making the Roberts Design Team..what a wonderful opportunity! And happy birthday to your Mom! Love the layout!

carmoosh said...

Congrats on the 800+ followers.i'm a new follower :-)

Rosalee said...

Happy birthday to you mom Yolie. I just became a new follower and would love to have a chance, someone is going to be really lucky.
Hugs, Rosalee

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

The picture of your mom is beautiful. My mom's gone and I would love to have had some pics like this. My dad is gone too but I never found a pic of them together so to see your special pics and how you showcased your mom and dad is awesome.

Jenny A said...

Absolutely love the old photos! Beautiful work! Congrats on 800......and many more!!

scrappin2babygirls said...

great layout. Congrats on 800+ followers.. Im a follower.. thanks so much for the chance to win.
-jamie
babyblueangel_30@yahoo.com

Amanda said...

New follower~love your blog & your beautiful projects! Happy Belated Birthday 2 your mommy! Thanks so much 4 the chance 2 win! Also, congrats on 800! prhmangel@gmail.com

Kathy Salido said...

Yolie,
Thanks for visiting my blog! Your blog design is just so cute!!! I love the birthday layout you did for your mom.
Kathy
http://3spoileddogs.blogspot.com/

Unknown said...

Beautiful project. Thanks for sharing.

Blessings,
Carol

http://3kidcropshop.blogspot.com/

Debi Tullier said...

I am so happy that you too treasure so much your mother and father. Many people don't realize until to late or not at all. I believe that we should celebrate our families!
Love you,
Debi