i anxiously wait this time of year for the free owl calendar from my barn owl. i keep it close by and even print it for friends. it's a must see, must print!
a few of my favoritesfind this vintagey sailboat paper here here here
1 - my favorite color is RED, always has been! 2 - i played basketball for my church league during middle and high schools - point guard! 3 - i was born & grew up in Charleston, South Carolina 4 - i have now lived longer in North Carolina than I did in South Carolina 5 - i am a Carolina Panthers f.a.n. 6 - my most favorite place on earth is the beach, thankfully, I live 6 miles from the closest beach - yay! 7 - i am single raising my 2 rescued canine kids 8 - all i ever wanted was to be a wife and mom - and i'm neither 9 - photography is my love 10 - i also love crafting, I'm a Stampin Up! Consultant and a Pampered Chef Consultant - - absolutely love both companies
look how cute these are! enjoy!
i promised a friend i'd make these adorable baby pops for her baby shower, well i got sick and wasn't able to make them for her event. this was my test 2 of 3 in getting ready for them, minus the bibs, i still hope to make them and deliver them (she lives out of town).
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have you heard about the "pink scarf project"? check out the blog 2 bags full for the details. basically you make a pink scarf and send it to the following address and they distribute to women in need going through breast cancer or having survived it. here's the address:
"pink scarf project"
311 w main street
grayson, ky 41143
I'm mailing mine tuesday, it's ready but i will be near the post office on tuesday.
here's a photo of all the scarves i've made so far for christmas presents and this project.
i made red, white and blue cupcakes for new neighbors and some friends! first of all - have you heard about making a cake with a can of soda? all you have to add is the can of soda - how great is that? no eggs, no oil, just soda. i picked cherry flavored soda that happened to be clear with white store brand cake mix - they were scrumptious - i just had to try one before giving them away. i tinted the frosting blue and used red sprinkles for the top.
i also upcycled a plate and candlesticks I found at thrift stores. the plates have a silver band around them so i tried finding candlesticks with silver-ish tones. i glued them on with my faithful e6000 glue and i think they're beautiful.
this was super easy and i think super cute! i didn't take step by step pictures but here you go on how i made it - - -
first i covered a jar i saved with twine using hot glue
then i put clear marbles in the bottom
and used skewers (cut them in varying sizes)and hot glue to secure the shells so they look like flowers
and i put brown shredded paper in the top to look like dirt!
i so love to thrift, it makes my day better when i get to go - - how about you? are you the same way? today i'm sharing some of my finds from one of my favorite stores.
I had been watching this box for weeks, finally it went down to $7 and i snagged it. thank heaven no one else loved it as much as i do. i love all things unique. i have all of my stickers for scrapbooking in there now, all separated into types. isn't it cool?! what have you found recently that you love?
i've changed things up a bit, summer is always a nice time for change! i've made batik tea towels and they're in the shop! here's a peek - - -
i love all types of crafts as i suppose most crafters and diy'rs do. i thought i'd share some cards i made this past week at a stamp club that i was lucky enough to be invited to. so here you go - -
have you made any cards lately? please share them, i'd love it if you did.