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Thursday, September 25, 2008

Welcome!!

Hello Friends! Thanks for stopping by! Sassy is ready to greet you at the front door. This is our home we built 4 yrs. ago. We fell in love with a model home in the area and and decided to basically copy it and add a MAN's room. My husband Kevin had to have his big screen T.V. I've had so much fun decorating this house. When we moved from our old house we lived in my inlaw's basement for 7 months while our house was being built. During that time we saved as much money as we could. I worked at the interior shop and my boss was nice enough to let me buy at her cost at market! I also had things from my old house and shopped at TJ Maxx and antique malls. I hope to share ideas and get ideas from you. Please leave me a comment so I can visit you!



This is my cat CoCo. Can you see her? She blends in with the rug.


This is my son Chase. Last year we went to visit relatives in Minnesota. This is at the Mega Mall. I've never seen anything like it. It would take a month to look in all those shops! We were only there a few hours, you should have seen how fast I was looking! I would love to go back .



Thank you for visiting my blog! I will be posting more photos and ideas on a regular basis. Hope you will keep checking back. Leave me your comments, I would really like to get to know everyone ! I'm new to blogging, Thanks to Kim and Gollum for inspiring me to get started. Veiw my links and pay them a visit. They are amazing!

38 comments:

Elizabeth said...

Hey fellow Arky! I was browsing though the blog roll and yours looks like it's going to be great! Can't wait to see your creations. :)

Kim Hardt Originals said...

I am anxiously waiting to see what is up and coming on your blog! Happy Posting!

I am going to link you to my Kim Hardt Originals Blog. I will put you in the section "Women who love to decorate".

Kim

JOYGEE said...

Congrats on the new Blog Kristen. I look forward to viewing it as often as possible. I do love your home!

Kim Hardt Originals said...

Looks wonderful so far!! I will check in with you often to see what you are up to!

Kim

Tootsie said...

I am so excited! I added you to my blog list...!!!!!!! woo hoo...what a beautiful blog...and I also added you to be the subject of my tomorrow's post to welcome and announce you to the others who read mine! Hope you don't mind!

9405018--Pat said...

Welcome Kristen!
I love your beautiful home on RMS!
I'm Looking forward to your blog good luck...
Pat H aka 9405018 RMS

Coloradolady said...

Welcome to the blog world. I found you from Tootsie. I will look forward to visiting you often. You have a lovely home, and what a sweet little dog, and a very handsome young man.

Justine said...

Hi Kristin! Don't know if you remember me from RMS... I was Justwaaaa. Here, I'm the Froggy Bloggy and to some, Tiney. Welcome to the world of blogging. You're going to love it! Your son is gorgeous, as are your dog, cat, and home!!!!!!!!!

Justine :o )

Chris said...

Welcome to Blogland, there are just great ladies here, I look forward every day to see what they are doing. You're blog is beautiful, you're son, and you're home is awesome. I'm going to add you to my blog list, so I won't miss anything. :) Thank you, Tootsie for telling us about her.

Hugs,
Chris

artis1111 said...

Welcome to blogland!! You will love it here. We laugh, we cry. we love. we just have fun. Kathy

Mary Kay said...

Congratulations, Kristen! Wonderful start to your blog!

Best,
marykay from RMS

Picket said...

Welcome to blogland sweetie! I found you thru Tootsie....I am Picketfences from RMS but you can find me at my own blog now...just click on my name! lol Your blog is beautiful girl and I know you are gonna love it here with all these wonderful bloggers! Have a great week!

Tootsie said...

if you need help with some of this blogging stuff...I can't guarantee I am that good of a helper...but I sure will try!
there are some comments on my blog for you and I am sure there will be more before the day is out. Blog land is a VERY friendly place

More Than Just a Mommy said...

I wish I lived in your house!! We just moved into our house in Dec. and I am struggling to get all the rooms decorated!

beddow said...

I heard about your blog from Tootsie so I just popped over to say hi and check it out. You have a beautiful home.

Donna said...

Hi Kristen,

My name is Donna or Deembee from RMS. I found you through Tootsie. Welcome to Blogland! I look forward to visiting your Blog.

Your home beautiful and your son is handsome! :)

xoxoxoxo
Donna

Kristens Creations said...

Thank you all for visiting my new blog! I really appreciate all of the wonderful comments! I have visited some of your blogs and have enjoyed learning about you all. You all are very talented ladies and really inspire me!! Thanks again, Kristen

Kristens Creations said...

Ok, don't know how to get my picture by my comment. I'll have to get hubby to fix that. And where's my music? Hmmmm.

Elizabeth said...

Welcome to the world of blogging! I heard you were joining us from Tootsie!

Happy To Be said...

Welcome to Blogland..I heard about you from our Tootsie girl and came right over...I so remember you from RMS..your blog looks great girl..Good luck..hugs and smiles Gloria aka happytobe from RMS.

Mary Ellen (megardengal) said...

Kristen, Tootsie is sending everyone your way! Am glad to see you joined the land of blogging! I am fairly new at this too and it has been great meeting so many new friends!!

Looking foward to see what great ideas you have!!! I need all the help I can get!!!

blessings to you

mary

The Milller Family said...

Hi Kristen, It's me Melissa Miller from RMS!
You did a great job with your new blog. Keep it up!

ThriftyDecorChick said...

Can't remember how I found you but can't wait to read more! Love that kitty, we have a black cat as well! :)

ThriftyDecorChick said...

Are you on RMS as well? Oh, and watch out, this blogging thing gets addictive!!

French said...

Welcome to blogland~~~(psst in case nobody told you it's super addicting) Love your home! French;) frenchkilt on RMS

Elizabeth said...

Oh I LOVE the colors!! That is perfect!

cedwards55 said...

Hi Kristen, I look forward to getting to "know" you better in blogland. I don't blog.... my life is just not that interesting but I do read a ton of them. I'll pop in from time to time to see what you're doing. Carol

Natalie said...

Found your blog through RMS. Love your beautiful room, and am excited to see what you'll be blogging. I'm headed over to check out your Etsy shop now, Nat

Kathysue said...

Hi Kim, I feel like I am meeting you for the first time even though I have followed you at rms. Hi!You are very pretty and your son is gorgeous. You already know I love your home. I will come by to see more in the days to come. Welcome to blog land. I enjoy visiting but I wouldn't have a clue on how to do what you are doing here. Enjoy and have a great journey. Look forward to more post. Congrats on your new endeavor. Smiles Kathysue[rms]

Terrie's Lil' Piece of Serenity said...

Welcome to the world of blogging. Your blog is looking great so far. I can see you have a beautiful home. Yes, I have been to the Mall of America several times. It's only about 4 hours from our home.
Come visit my blog anytime!!
Terrie/doxieluvr(RMS)

Kristens Creations said...

I heard this wasn't working, just checking

Scooterblu's Whimsy said...

Welcome to blogland! I remember your spaces on RMS! They were beautiful! I look forward to seeing more in the future! :) ~Rhonda

Terrie's Lil' Piece of Serenity said...

Hey, I just realized we have something more in common. I am a florist. I manage the floral shop for a local store owner. Great minds!!! lol Hugs, Terrie

Raxx - A day in the life said...

Hi Kristen, welcome to Blogland, found you through Tootsie, I will be back!

santamaker said...

Welcome Kristen! So glad to have you in Blogland...it's a lot of fun..I'm pretty new myself. You'll find everyone here so helpful.. I'm learning how to do new things everyday.
I remember you from RMS ! We have the same yellow and red plaid drapes, good taste, girl!
You have such a beautiful family, including the furkids !
Be Good,
santa

Jannet said...

Hi Kristen, welcome to Blog world, I saw your beautiful home on RMS and of cause had to come by and check out your Blog :) I love the colors in your house and the way you decorate, wow!
You dog & kitty is absolutely adorable!!
Have a wonderful weekend, Jannet

Bo said...

Hi Kristen...It's nice to meet you...I saw pictures of your gorgeous home on RMS and read the mention of your blog...glad I did! I am fairly new to blogging myself but LOVE it... ;-) Bo

nikkicrumpet said...

Hi Kristen:

Welcome to blogland...so many of us from RMS have hopped over here. I've only been here for a couple of months but it's wonderful and I'm sure you'll love it!! I remember your beautiful home from RMS so I'm looking foward to what you'll be doing here!

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