Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Long Days

I can always tell it's CHA crunch time by the amount of floor visible in my scrapbook room. Currently there is a foot path and that is all. It drives me CRAZY to have the mess, but when I have deadline after deadline I can only devote so much time to my office and it's either design or clean.


Today, for example, I typed text for the magazine for about three hours. I ran into the office to pick up layouts for filming. Then I ran to the Silhouette office where I dropped off some projects and caught a glimpse of some EXCITING new things they have up their sleeve. Then I filmed with Kristine McKay for about an hour for Northridge Publishing. From there I ran to Echo Park where I worked on some cards for an upcoming kit with another AMAZING company. Then I drove home where I need to type up some more text, create a layout for an upcoming project, and figure out when I'm going to photograph step-outs for my Scrapbook Trends article. Whew! I'm tired just typing all of that.


I love what I do, and I'm grateful for it. I'm also packing things in because my kids have Friday through Monday off, and I try REALLY hard to take days off when they are off. I love being with the kiddos. I think Brett is taking Kate skiing on Mondy, while I hang out with my Mom and the boy.


I do have one share today. I created this layout to show one way to use up all those brads you currently have in your stash. And I KNOW you have some. ;) You can find the instructions, additional photos, and the complete supply list here on the Create blog.




And now . . . I need a nap!

7 comments:

  1. WOW! I'm exhausted just reading that, nevermind actually doing it!! You're one amazing chick. ;)
    - April W

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  2. Wow Jen! Not only am I amazed at all the stuff you got done - I'm amazed that you can actually drive to all those cool companies! LOL!

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  3. wow, sounds like a good life. crazy, but good. now take a nap.lol

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  4. those sound like fun errands to run and work to be done! can't wait to see all the goodies you mentioned! :)

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  5. sounds like a super busy day for you. but also sounds super exciting! lol! it is a crazy scrapping time right now. i'm surrounded in CHA work too. but i'm a tad bit jealous that you get to also go out to these fun manufacturers and be more involved and see things up close and in person. i would love that type of stuff. but i am still happy, sitting here in my scraproom, surrounded by new, cute product :)

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  6. I'm tired just reading that too! :) Super cute page! Is that chipboard that has the little circles?

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  7. Gorgeous layout Jen, oh and by the way don't forget to breathe..LOL WOW! I can honestly say you are wonder woman :)

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