Thursday, March 1, 2012

Happy Birthday to A Walk Down Memory Lane!


Happy 9th Birthday to A Walk Down Memory Lane!! 
We are celebrating today with a blog hop so you can get to know our Design Team!


I am so happy to part of the design team again!!
A little about me: 
My name is Nicole Wise.  I live in Southern Maine with my husband, two kids and two dogs.   They are the main reason I scrap.  I love to scrap the funny moments and how they grow and change, as well as the activities we do as a family and that the kids participate in.  During the day, I am a Middle School Music Teacher.  I am in my 14th year of teaching and, while I am super excited when summer rolls around, I do love teaching!  The kids are really fun and keep me entertained every day. 
I have been scrapping for about five years.  In the past few years, it has truly grown into an obsession that I am thinking about all the time, and I am enjoying my roles on several design teams.  I am always looking for fun ideas to use in my scrapping and I enjoy surfing the internet to find interesting things to use and techniques to try.
Besides scrapping, I enjoy toting my kids to dance class, soccer, baseball and karate, as well as playing outside with them in our fun yard.  So, I have lots of opportunities to take photos of them doing fun things to scrap!

We are sharing our favorite projects that we have made in the last few months at AWDML, so after lots of hemming and hawing, I decided that my favorite is the emergency sewing kit that I made from a Sucrets tin and some fabulous Jillibean Soup papers!

Isn't it so cute?!  It sits proudly in my desk at school for when I lose that inevitable button, or even for when someone needs a safety pin.  It's already come in handy a few times!

I used lots of great products from AWDML to make this:
Jillibean Soup Homemade 6- Bean Soup Stickers
American Crafts Cardstock

I have a great giveaway for someone who leaves a comment my blog. One lucky person will recieve $5 Gift Certificate to A Walk Down Memory Lane!! The deadline to comment and enter your name for the Gift Certificate is March 2nd at 11:59PM EST.  I will post a winner on March 3rd, so be sure to become a follower of my blog so you can  find your way back to see if YOU are the winner!

When you are done checking out all the blogs then head back to AWDML Blog  and check out the new contest that is going on. One lucky winner will recieve $25 GC to the AWDML store!!  We have some exciting new changes and alot of fun coming soon!

The next stop on today's hop is Suzanne Spokus' blog!

Thank you so much for stopping by today!  I hope you were inspired!

13 comments:

  1. Very cute! I will be making one soon! :)

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  2. hi Nicole.. i am a follower and love the mini sew kit.... great idea and decorated really cute..... AND the tigger copic paper page below is adorable.. and great idea.
    Just starting the hop but fun already... thanks

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  3. LOVE your little box! TOO CUTE!! I am hopping along and am also a new follower! Have a GREAT Day,
    Me-Ma Kim

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  4. Cute little project! A follower and a huge fan!

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  5. What a clever project. Great gift idea. TFS I'm a new follower.

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  6. I love that idea! Might be a project for the girls and I. They already love to paper craft!

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  7. Nicole, this is a great idea, and it is adorable!!!!

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  8. such an adorable sewing kit! What a great project!

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  9. what an adorable little sewing tin you created!!

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  10. Cute tin!
    Congrats on being on the team again!

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  11. This is such a cute project and a great idea! The Sucrets tins are deeper than the Altoids tins and can probably hold more.

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  12. Great project Niki! :) So proud to be doing another term with you at AWDML.

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