So many things to share...

Live simply.
Love generously.
Care deeply.
Speak kindly...
and leave the rest to God.

I found this in a Kohl's flyer on Monday. A tough day mentally. Long story, but this little saying really spoke to me about the stress I am having in my personal life right now. Simple words but they really got right at the root of things and made me stop and think about how I wasn't thinking and doing right now. I'm babbling, but maybe you know what I mean! Either way, thanks for "listening"!

Other things to share...
  • Mix it Up is having another great sponsor for this month...Scrapshotz. Don't forget to stop by and check out the new inspo each Wednesday!
  • Loving this new company I just found out about called Jillibean!
  • This digital dream diva is having a great sale right now!
  • ACOT is having an online crop Feb 20-22!!!
  • Scenic Route is going to be entering the blog world very soon!!!
Speaking of Scenic Route, they selected my project below as one of the winners for the January Free For All Challenge! I was seriously jumping up & down when I found out! I love me some Scenic Route! This is also a project I created using the Magistical Memories Party Hat-boy. I put the 3 chippies together side to side to create a "hat". I then decorated it with the pipe cleaners and Scenic Route goodies!

Here is a LO I created for Mixer #4 at Mix it Up! I (ooops!) forgot to share it sooner, but I guess it's better late than never! The challenge was to use stamps to create hand made embellishments. I stamped on the butterflies and then heat embossed the image.


I am going to forgo the supply list unless anyone tells me that they just really want me to keep doing it. It is more work and I am trying to keep some things simple if possible!

Oh and I was tagged by Leigh.
Here's how you play...
Go to your Picture Folder on your computer or wherever you store your pictures.
1. Pick the 6th Folder, then select the the 6th picture in that folder.
2. Post that picture on your blog and the story that goes along with the picture.
3. Tag 6 other people that you know or don’t know to do the same thing and leave a comment on their blog or an e-mail letting them know you chose them.

My 6th folder, 6th picture is.....
A photo of my niece, Emma, with Grandpa watching Uncle Danny ride Boots (one of Grandpa's horses) in April 2007! She was so enamored by Boots and Grandpa was having a great time showing and telling her all about them and at the same time holding her safe in his arms!

I am going to tag...
Carrie, Rachel, Laina, Melanie, Amy and Sasha! Hope you ladies play along!!!

Thanks for stopping by!



  1. Oh Juliana! I'm sorry to hear you're going through some 'stuff' right now. Big cyber {{{{{hugs}}}} comin' your way! Glad you got inspiration from that amazing statement you posted. LOVE that. I'll writin' that one down for sure.

    Love your Mix it up layout. Too cute!!

    Take care my friend!

    And HUGE congrats on the Scenic Route. That's awesome!!

  2. thanks for the tag, Juliana! i played along. :)

  3. Juliana..I'm sorry to hear you're going through some "yuck" !!!! Big hugs girl...

    CONgRATS to you on your win! WOW!!!!!!!!

    LOVE your layout! :D

  4. Wonderful layout! those baby shoes are yummy!

  5. Sorry you had a rough day, Juliana! Hope it was just one! I'm sending you well wishes and a big cyber hug right now.
    Congrats on winning the SR Jan. contest. What cute projects you made. I'm SO not surprised they picked you.
    And you Mix it Up page is beautiful. Really loving the combo of colors you used!

  6. I love that quote you shared! So true.
    I'm sorry you're going through some tough times. I'll be praying for you, my friend.
    Congrats again on winning the SR monthly challenge-- very well deserved.
    love your projects and layout!
    And that photo is great! Thanks for doing the tag!!

  7. Well your 6th picture was alot more interesting than mine! haha Congrats on having your project picked, it deserved to be!! I so know what you mean about stress in personal life!! I hope things get better because nothing is worse than having that big black cloud hover over your head, I know!!!

  8. I LOVE the saying you found - totally scrappable. You've really been rockin' the scrap scene girl - hope it brings smiles to make up for the challenges in life!


Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing. ~Mother Teresa