Thursday, April 29, 2010

Yikes's Thursday Already !

I don't know if this is how you feel , but some weeks I have a mental list of all the things I hope to get done ! Well this week it has not been happening ! I love getting up early , 5:30 A.M. to be exact ! Could be an age thing , I do not know ! But I have so many things I want to get done in a day ! I like to start my day out with devotions first and lots of coffee!
My favorite coffee right now is this Kirkland Colombian from Costco ... no I don't live by a Costco but my daughter sent me six packages in the mail , she is a sweetheart!

I have been making a LOT of fabric flowers this week and that is a photo of some of them at the top ! It can be addicting making them... just one more , or this fabric would be perfect ... and it goes on .. !!!I also have been going through a lot of my stash of treasures , and I hope to list some of these vintage handkerchief's soon in my SecondTreasures Etsy shop ! That is my shop that I list all of my vintage , re- purposed treasures and supplies in !

I also have a question for all of you bloggers! I have been getting a LOT of comments posted that I have to reject ( Iam so glad that they don't post automatically because they are bad, bad from spamers ) so any idea what a person can do about them? To block them somehow or report them? I am at a loss as to what to do !! So email me ( link in my side bar) or leave a comment!
I am off to get more things done ! I hope you have a blessed & creative day !!

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Sorting Buttons

I have been organizing some of my buttons ! I hate to admit it but I am not done ! So far this is part of my buttons . I have more jars like the top ones but they wouldn't all fit ! Do you have any idea how long it takes to sort through that many buttons? A little snap shot of a corner in my sewing room!
Posting a photo of a cute little find ! Four little spice bottles , sitting in a little metal holder ! They are Watkins products I think , so I am now on the look for a matching lid for the set . I think they are just adorable ! I may have to keep this!
Have a fabulous Tuesday ! Our weather today is wonderful , no wind and in the 70's ! That's what I call perfect !

Monday, April 19, 2010

Projects & More !

Spring is here & that also brings yard work ! Which I don't mind , but I have a backyard dilemma I am trying to figure out ! I have a spot in my back by my driveway that use to be grass , until everyone has had to park there when there was no more room . Well it has created an eyesore now ! If I had the funds I would cement it , but I don't ! So it will be a plan B thing !! I would rather be working on flowers and pretty things !

Went to some yard sales on Sat. and picked up some lovely things to re-purpose ! A sample of some of the treasures I found ! There was also a community sale that benefits our hospital , so I checked it out and came home with this vintage typewriter and some other little trinkets ! The top photo is of my son's kitty !!! He has been out of town working and I have been taking care of her , she is a sweety !!!

Have a fabulous day everyone !! Off to work on projects !!

Thursday, April 15, 2010

April 15

The date April 15 th .... deadline, taxes due ! Not the most fun day in America for some ! Had my taxes prepared and mailed off the other day , always feels good to have them done with for another year !

Posting a photo of my lovely Hyacinth that I have in my kitchen Hope you will have a cheery day ! I have been once again doing a major destashing and cleaning of my studio ! So Iam off to clean some more !!

Saturday, April 10, 2010

A Coastal Giveaway & a sneak peek !

Wanted to post about Coastal Charm's giveaway she is having !! She has a fabulous blog that you should follow , lots of inspiration !!! Not to mention a chance to win this personalized friendship vase ! I love it !

The top photo is a sneak peek into my latest project ! For my yard !! Garden Sticks !! Made from glassware from yard sales and thrift shops !!! Adding bling to your yard at thrift store prices..cant get much better than that !!When I get them in my flower garden I will post more, we are just in the first stages of spring here .... but Iam sooooooo ready for spring and nice weather !!!

Have a fabulous weekend !

Monday, April 5, 2010

Lollishops !

How sweet ! I am the featured seller on Lollishops today !! If you have time ... wait .... make time ! Visit Lollishops today & check out all of the great finds on there ! Thanks Sadie !

I have a LOT of vintage and repurposed treasures that I have listed on my SecondTreasures shop on Etsy ! This adorable vintage runner with an embroidered bird on a branch design is just one of the things I just listed !! How adorable is that ?

Here is a very shabby chic metal shelf also in my shop ! Love it , I was going to paint it , but I like it the way it is , more character !

Have a fabulous & creative day everyone !!

Friday, April 2, 2010

Spring Cloche Party !!

Spring................ love spring , after a long winter there is nothing more wonderful than the new little life that springs forth !! Marty at A Stroll Through Life is hosting a Spring Cloche Party , so be sure and check out all of the other amazing spring cloche's !

A little tour of some of my spring cloche's ! The first one is a very tall cloche , which has a vintage silver goblet with a bird nesting in it and a crystal hanging from it with vintage sheet music paper on the back, and a vintage paper cross in a vintage frog... the real reason for Easter! It is because Jesus died on the cross we may have eternal life !!!

This cloche holds a egg I made a few years ago , made with felted fabric and has vintage florals attached and three little tiny grubby tags that have faith,hope & love on them! Sitting in a very old silver creamer!
This cloche is holding a collection of very old glass containers, bottles ( I have an obsession for old bottles) the tiny little glass mug is holding some silver tiny spoons !

Little birdhouse with a ceramic birdie !!
This cloche holds two little bunnies sitting in a bed of flowers , they are old , they were a set of three and the third one is gone !!
The last one is of a spring chick in a cloche with creamy flowers at his feet !

My photos are not the best , didn't have time to really edit them or make them "better" ! I am now off to visit all of the other Spring Cloche Party blogs !! Thanks Marty !!!
Hope everyone has a Blessed Easter Weekend !!