Thursday, March 31, 2011

1, 2, 3... TPV Challenge!

Hi !!!  This week at The Paper Variety we have a recipe fun challenge that  you can use three different materials and combine them as you wish!!

This is my take....
I used for my page one photo, two staples and three buttons.

The Tittle.....

More details.....


We are so excited to have Artful Delight monthly kits sponsor us this week!! 

Leanne, the owner of Artful Delight has generously donated the April kit for the random winner of this week's 1*2*3 challenge. Love this kit! 

Well , until next time!!!   Thanks for stopping by and for your sweet comments!!   Take Care!!!

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Thank Heaven for Little Girls

 Hola!!  Esta pagina la hice para el reto de Color Combo Galore#184, esta combinacion de colores me encanto y tenia esta foto de Paola que le tomaron en la escuela cuando ella tenia 4 años.

Hello!  I made this page for The Color Combo Galore #184, I loved the color combination and I had this photo of Paola when she was 4 years. The photo was taken at school.

The Inspiration.......

Handmade flowers......
I used silk chiffon
Pink Paislee(House of three) paper
Thanks for stopping by and for your lovely comments!!!!
Take Care my friends!!!

Monday, March 21, 2011

He loves Bicycling

Hola!  Esta es mi pagina para el sketch de esta semana en Scrapbookchallenges.  Mi querido esposo practica el deporte de ciclismo y tengo varias fotos de algunas carreras que participo en mountainbike y esta fue mi inspiración.
Hello!!   This is my page for the sketch of this week in Scrapbookchallenges. My dear husband practices the sport of cycling and I have several pictures of some mountain bike races he entered and this was my inspiration.
Shannon' Sketch

Some details...
Mi QE me regalo varias piezas de bici que tenia y no servian y las use como embellishments...
My DH gave me several pieces of a bicycle he had and did not work and I used as embellishments ...
The Bicycle stamp is from Calico Studio.

The tittle....
Thanks for stopping by and for your lovely comments!!  Until next time!!
A Big Hug!!!

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Scrafit - My workout#40

Hola!  Espero estén pasando un lindo fin de semana!!  Por aquí mi "workout-#40" para Scrapfit que consiste en trabajar una pagina basada en el sketch de Liz Chidester. Para mi pagina use los papeles de Echo Park (For the Record) que vinieron en mi kit de My Creative Scrapbook que esta hermoso!!

Hello!   I hope you're having a great weekend!!  Here's my workout#40 for Scrapfit which involves working a page based on the sketch of Liz Chidester.
I used for my page the Echo Papers for the Record that came in the kit from My Creative Scrapbook  that is Beautiful!!
El Sketch.....The sketch

Some Details of my page......
Prima Flowers and Swirl,   White Button and Butterfly-Jenni Bowlin
The 3-D Sticker's Title is from The Yellow Bicycle
Lace Rub on- "Street Lace" from DCWV 

The prize...
This Workout and Workout #39 end on March 31st and then we will select the winners of these 2 amazing prizes from Workouts #39 & #40!
Go to SCRAFIT for more details...

And Good News.......
Mi pagina...He loves...GOTCHA! ha sido publicada en la revista "ScrapStreet"
Puedes ver la publicacion AQUÍ 
Muchas Gracias Sarah por esta oportunidad!!

My page...He Loves....GOTCHA!  It has been published in ScrapStreet Magazine.  You can see it  HERE
Thank you so much Sarah for this opportunity!!
Bueno mis amigas blogeras Gracias por pasar por aquí  y  por sus lindos comentarios!   Ya estoy comenzando ha sentirme mejor,  Gracias por todos sus buenos deseos de recuperación!   Cuidense Mucho!!

Well my friend bloggers thanks for stopping by and for your lovely comments!  I'm beginning to feel better,  Thanks for all your good wishes for recovery!!
Take Care!!

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

WHO'S the Princess

Hola!!! "The Paper Variety" tiene un nuevo reto esta semana y es trabajar una pagina o tarjeta basada en el siguiente sketch diseñado por la talentosa
 Jana Eubank.  Para esta pagina use los papeles de Echo Park del Kit de My Creative Scrapbook.

Hello!!!  The Paper Variety has a new challenge this week and you have to use the next sketch from the talented Jana Eubank to make a page or a card.
 I used Echo Papers from My Creative Scrapbook Kit to made this page. 

Jana Eubank's sketch

The prize....

The Scrapbooking Cottage
sponsor TPV challenges! This week, Stacy has kindly
donated a $15 gift certificate to our challenge winner!

Our winner will also receive this
Crate Paper "Restoration" collection kit!

My lovely girl...

Prima flowers

Thanks for stopping by!!  and if you'd like to play with us come (HERE)
We like to see what you can create!!!
Take care,

Monday, March 14, 2011


Hola! Espero se encuentren bien! Ya ha pasado una semana desde mi ultima entrada pero he estado enferma y es difícil crear sintiéndose uno mal.
Hoy es lunes de sketch en Scrapbookchallenges y el sketch es diseñado por mi linda amiga Jolanda Simons del equipo de diseño.  Todos los materiales de esta pagina me lo dio una amiguita muy especial el día que celebramos su cumpleaños...Gracias!!! La pase muy bien y en compañía de queridas amigas.
Estas fotos las tomamos ese día, así que aproveche los materiales que eran del tema de la actividad para hacer mi pagina.

Hi! I hope you are fine!It has already been a week since my last entry but I've been sick and it's difficult to create feeling bad.  Today is Monday of sketch in scrapbookchallenges  and the sketch is designed by my lovely friend Jolanda Simons from the design team.  All materials on this page was giving  to me for a very special friend the day we celebrated her birthday ... thanks!
I had a great time with the company of loved friends. These photos were taken that day, so I took  advantage of materials that were the theme of the activity to make my page.
The sketch
My lovely friends(clockwise) Evelyn, Me, Jay and Nancy.
Gracias por pasar por aquí y por sus lindos comentarios.  Hasta la próxima!
Cuidense Mucho!!
Thanks for stopping by and for your sweet comments.  Until next time!
Take Care!!

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

TPV Blog Hop winner is.........

Thanks to everyone who joined us during this Blog Hop!  and Thank You to all of you who became my blog followers!!
And now the lucky winner!!!!
I used Random. ORG...(the first comment is#1 and the last one is #110)

True Random Number Service

Random Integer Generator

Here are your random numbers:
Timestamp: 2011-03-09 02:24:06 UTC

The lucky winner is........!!!!

eila.sandberg said...

My goodness Marilyn, how beautiful is this! just look at tiny Paola in her princess dress slumbering sweetly under a canopy of splendour! just gorgeous how you have made the curtains and that miniature curtain pole! not forgetting all the other darling acoutrements for your doll! you are constantly mesmerizing us with your creations! xxooo

Congratulations Eila you are the winner of this......
Thanks for all the lovely comments you left me, I read all the 110 comments and love them!!!!   Well my blogger friends, until next time!!
Take Care!!

Friday, March 4, 2011


Hi! If you're here for TPV Blog Hop, see my post below this one...Thanks!
I'm so excited to announce that this May 14, 2011 is the second anniversary of Scrapper's Place.  The event will take place in Marriott Courtyard Hotel in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.   And GUESS who will give a class....
ME!!!!  I'm one of the teachers.  So if you would like to have a full day to scrap this is your chance, we will have a full day to have a lot of fun and do what we love...Scrapbooking!!
Estoy muy emocionada de anunciarles que este 14 de Mayo de 2011 es el segundo Aniversario de Scrapper's Place.  Este evento se llevara a cabo en El Hotel Marriott Courtyard en Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.  Y Adivinen quien dará clases.....YO!!!!  Seré una de las maestras.   Si te gustaría pasar un día completo para escrapear esta es tu oportunidad.  Tendremos un día completo para divertirnos mucho y hacer lo que tanto nos gusta ...Scrapbooking!

El Lugar....

Live classes with these teachers,
Clases en vivo con estas maestras,
Marilyn Rivera(me)   and     Yanitza Ramos

JAY Rosa                     Jessica Santiago      Teresita  Vicente
The talented teachers of the "classes to go".
Las maestras talentosas de las "clases para llevar".

Also, two more talented teachers will prepare a tutorial videos...Joan Figueroa
and Migdalia "Daly" Muñiz.
Tambien les prepararan videos con tutoriales dos talentosas maestras...Joan Figueroa Y Migdalia "Daly" Muñiz.

Rebeca Ruiz- the owner of Scrapper's Place and teacher.
She is working very hard to offer you the Best....
You can't let this opportunity fly by ...So I hope to see all you there!!!
More details  HERE!
(Use a Goggle Translator If you aren't a Spanish speaker)

Rebeca Ruiz- la dueña de Scrapper's Place y maestra.
Ella esta trabajando fuerte para ofrecerles lo mejor....
No puedes dejar pasar esta oportunidad, asi que las espero ver por alla!!!
Mas detalles AQUI!!

Well my friend bloggers, until next time!!  Have a nice weekend!!

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

The Paper Variety-Blog Hop

Hi!! Today is the first Paper Variety Blog Hop!!!! I'm so excited to announce this week's color challenge, the great prize and the beautiful projects that the design team would made for your inspiration!!! and of course, some blog candy for hopping today!!!
If you came from MINDY'S BLOG you're in the correct place.  If not, head back to THE PAPER VARIETY to get started from the beginning. You don't want to miss a thing!!

This week is a color challenge.

Our sponsor for this week's challenge is Your Scrapbook Stash!

In order to win this GRAND PRIZE you need to submit your own GREEN project toThe Paper Variety by Tuesday at NOON. If you submit before Sunday evening, you have a chance to have your blog featured on TPV! ;)

To get you inspired, I want to share with you....

MY PAGE.........

I made this page about my daughter's birthday.  My husband took this photo the day we left the hospital.  My mom bought this dress for Paola, she looked like a doll.
I embossed the paper with the Stamping up Embossing folders.

It wouldn't be a hop without some Blog Candy!!!

Please become a follower and leave a comment  below to win this certified card from,  I'm going to randomly give away this certified card next Tuesday! You do not need to enter the challenge to xwin blog candy.

However, you are going to want to hop to the next design team member to see their GREEN! 
And now for the fabulous PATTI, stop by her blog!
Thanks for stopping by and for the lovely comments. Until next time!