Monthly Archives: October 2009

Kitz Girlz first guest designer!

Ok…we had our first ever guest  designer for Kitz  Girlz!  She is…..Frances Sylvia!    Frances is a wonderful designer and a wonderful person too!  We were so excited to give her one of our October Kitz just to see what she would come up with.  She ended up making 2 one pagers, a card and a Halloween hanging!  They are all to “Die” for!!!  Thank you Sylvia for sharing your creativity with us!!!  Here is a little more about Frances copied straight from her blog.

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About Me

I am the lucky wife of Chris (8 years) who makes me laugh and keeps me guessing. The mommy of three sassy girls, Annalise (8), Gracie (7), and Vivian (4), and one rambunctious boy, Brock (3). I live to visit New York every summer to see my spirited sister. I am a Junior High English teacher (Yes, pray for me)who yearns for my students to succeed. I can not live without Starbuck’s coffee, my laptop, the internet, my BLOG, and my Nikon Coolpix. I am a scrapbook fanatic whose creativity is only limited by time…I love my life!

Now here are the wonderful things she did with our October Kit!

DSCN4421DSCN4428DSCN4439DSCN4441DSCN4443to see more about Sylvia and her work, please visit her blog:

You’ll want to bookmark her as one of your favorites!!!!!!

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A new Surprise Class!

We had a bunch of beautiful ladies attending a local scrapbooking event in town come to our store this past weekend.  First of all, it was a compliment just to have them come in our store!  But,  when they asked us if we would be interested in teaching a class for them Saturday evening, it was an offer that was so flattering, I couldn’t turn it down!  We let them thumb through our classes to find something that they would be interested in.  They chose one of Wendy’s layouts that she did for the month of August.  Since Wendy was unable to teach the class, Connie and Heather Bares stepped in to help.  What do you get when you mix a Wendy and Connie class together?  A Designer Calendar class!!!!  Connie let everyone pick out their own papers and we taught them the Treasured Memories Spectum & climbing Ribbon Techniques!  The layouts were to die for!!!!  So was the posing in our Imagination Studio.  I don’t think I’ve laughed that hard in a long time!  These ladies are alot of fun!!!  Thanks Heather and Connie for doing this class at the last minute….and a special thanks to our ladies from Metairie, Texas and Florida for supporting our store!   Here are some fun pictures…




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Happy Birthday Mia!

We had a really cute birthday party this past Sunday!  These girls were celebrating Mia’s birthday!!!!  They were 7th graders from Fatima.  The girls were so much fun and learned how to make Treasured Memories  magnetic boards!  They were all sooooo good, and all of them were sooooo creative in their on way!  They also gave us some good ideas for future Kid’s camps and birthday parties!  I’m so glad Mia shared her birthday and friends with us for the day!!!!  Also, a special thanks to Wendy for helping me teach the class!!!!  One of the girls looked up at Wendy and said, “Mrs. Wendy, you can work miracles!”  I think she can too.


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Garage Sale Frenzy!

We all just love Garage Sales.  Especially when all of the stuff is scrapbook related!  We had so much fun this past Saturday with everyone who shopped …. and a special thanks to those who dropped off their goodies to sell!  This was one of the most successful garage sales we’ve ever had!  I couldn’t believe how bare the tables were at the end of the day!  Here are some pictures……


Mandy, Michelle, Jodeen, Wendy, Patti, Heather, Casey …..and Janet!




Some people brought their own bag and then realized they should have brought a bigger one!


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Wow! What a Weekend!

I could go on and on about how wonderful our weekend was!!!!  Beatriz came into town on Thursday and showed me all her projects and samples.  I knew everyone was going to have an amazing weekend.

The altered book was definitely a favorite…and I have to say everyone’s book came out so unique and beautiful!  Here’s some pictures of all the fun….


DSC_1113Tanya Joseph, our Design Team member showed our students how to make paper flowers.



Please check out Aphra Boyler & Francis Sylvia’s Blogs this week!  I’m sure they will have pictures posted of some of their amazing layouts!  Also, Francis Sylvia is the first Kitz Girlz Designer!!!  She was given an October Halloween Kit to create different things than what we did with the papers and embellishments!  She should have that up on her blog soon!!!    See their blogs on the side….




Tanya Joseph’s Book was a work of art by the end of the weekend!  No kidding, watching her create is like watching Tim Holtz.  You never know what amazing thing she is going to do!!!  Make sure you check out Tanya’s Blog also…..


DSC_1163Franny’s Recipe Book was a big hit!  She did a different page for every month of the year.  She also wants everyone to send their favorite recipe to go in her book!


We gave away some prizes……


Linda Brumfield won the grand prize…the Zoo Balloo Cricut Cartridge…
DSC_1149Mrs. Vickie was so happy to win a set of the new high definition chalks!!!!
DSC_1147The Cricut Class was also a big hit!!!!

DSC_1133There was also some cropping going on…..


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