Sunday, October 27, 2013

Christmas Stars

Is it too early for a Christmas post?  I didn't think so.  Check out these metal stars I made up last weekend.

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These are simply metal stars from Michael's that I covered with scrapbooking paper using mod podge.

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But don't bother rushing out to Michael's for the stars.  I haven't been able to find them anymore for the last couple of years.  I just happened to uncover these stashed away in my craft cabinet.  I had six small stars and three large ones.

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I decided this last star was a little plain so I found this candle garland at Michael's to spice it up just a little.  I really like that addition.

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These stars are available in my etsy shop.

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I am sharing this at my favorite parties.

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Cut It Out Frames

My latest project was hanging some new wall art.  To do this I ordered some frames from Cut It Out.  I've seen them on a lot of blogs and decided I wanted some for myself.  I was a little surprised by how big they were but they still worked great for this.

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First, I framed this super cute print I bought from this lovely etsy shop Pinwheel Designs.  I am just smitted with this saying.  The frame is the one called Chandler and I painted it in Martha Stewart satin jonquil.

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I think it's a perfect addition to my craft corner.

Next I wanted to do something with a too small t-shirt I had from vacation a few years ago.  I decided to frame it with the Preston frame.

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Deciding on what color to paint this was hard as I limited myself to what I had on hand.  I went with metallic blue pearl.  And I love it.

I have more art projects coming soon so stay tuned.

Enjoy the rest of the weekend.

Monday, October 7, 2013

Messenger Bag

Don't you hate it when you make something and it doesn't turn out as wonderful as you thought it would?  That's what I would say about this bag.

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This bag is actually bigger than I think I need {which never happens}.  And I got a little carried away on making the strap long.  I wish the flap was a little bit bigger.  But I'm really happy with my fabric choice though!

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The pattern is from Crazy Little Projects.  Check it out if you are looking for a nice big bag.

Have a great week!

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

{Not So Confidential} - September in Review

I am still here.  I'm just not getting many projects done.  But don't worry, I'm wrapping some up this week so there will be more posts next month.  I promise.  In the meantime, enjoy these shots from the Como Zoo while you read what I did do in September.

{What I made} Craft Projects

{What I made} Yummy Eats
{What I read} previous count - 27
  1. Angelina's Bachelors by Brian O'Reilly
  2. Chesapeake Blue by Nora Roberts