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Tuesday, February 24, 2009

New Frames and READY for Spring!!

Hi guys! I drug out the old camera since my charger has not yet arrived. It took a while to get some decent pics, but I was determined! Since my tooth pain has subsided I have been busy making more frames. I have also had several orders here in my hometown. I have many more in the making, but just wanted to show you a few I just completed. I am now not only doing the frames with the pictures inside, but also just the frame with the bow and rhinestones at the top. You can put your own pictures in these. I'm having so much fun playing around with these, I practically live at the craft stores. Alot of you have given me some great ideas, keep them coming, I appreciate your suggestions! This first frame would be a perfect gift for a friend and must say it's one of my favs! I will be making more similar to this one.

See how pretty it looks in a setting.


This picture doesn't do this justice. That cross really sparkles! For some reason the background looks orangy, it'r really the same color at the ribbon.


You can put your own picture in this one. I love the Fleur de lis!


This one turned out really elegant. Mom and I both love butterflies,and yes, that's me in the picture. I was dressed as a pirate wench for a party. Sassy looked adorable as Snow White!


Looks pretty good next to that box. Hmmm......I might have to make myself one of these.


I am sooooo ready for spring! I found this butterfly box at T.J. Maxx the other day for only $9.99. What a deal! It reminded me of spring and worked perfectly on the coffee table. I also got a set of the books on the coffee table and in the bookcase for $30 the other day at an estate sale. Some of them were a little worn, but they are 100 years old afterall and the binders were really pretty. I thought that was a good deal too, considering I've been looking and can't find a set of 12 for under $75.


Thanks for stopping by! Maybe I gave you some ideas you can make yourself or if you prefer, you can order these off my Etsy store. It's listed under "My Links" on the left hand side. I am going to upload them now. I will also be participating in "Flaunt Your Red Party" on Friday hosted by Nancy at http://southernlady-nancy.blogspot.com/ so be sure and stop back by. Boy do I have lots of red!

30 comments:

Dawnie said...

I love these! I want to know more information on the one with the cross. One of my twins loves anything with Crosses so please email me with price details! Dawn53094@yahoo.com

Melissa Miller said...

Very pretty!
Kristen they are all stunning.
I may order the FDL...
I love it!

I'm having some blogger quirks. I hope they work out soon since my blog makeover is supposed to be tomorrow. Yikes!
I can't survive without my right arm. (my blog) LOL!

I'M SOOOO GLAD YOU ARE BETTER! Great news! :)

Tracy said...

Kristen, they are all beautiful. I love dropping by to see what cute things you have been up to. Thanks for sharing!

Diane said...

They're all beautiful Kristen! BTW, you & Sassy are just too adorable in your halloween outfits! ♥ Diane

Nicole ~ said...

Kristen, these frames are so, so pretty. You do such a wonderful job on them.

Xazmin said...

These are fabulous! I love them. I'm ready for spring too!

Tim said...

You are so AWESOME with making frames!

If you havent seen my latest post please make sure you do. It would mean allot to me. I want as many people as possible to read it, so feel free to share it also!

Love and Prayers,

Tim

LdyDy Loves Cake said...

Your frames are just great! I loved the one with the cross. Very creative! I will check out your Etsy page!

Lori said...

I love these..
I am going to have to order one soon. Can you change the bow colors to match my colors of my house?

squawmama said...

Hey Kristen... As always you have such a wonderful post... Love all the little frames... They are just way too cool... Thanks for sharing them with us

HUGS,
Donna

Momovthree said...

Beautiful as always! You do such a nice job on the frames!
~Michelle

Tomarie said...

I've jumped into bloggy land and I had to come find ya because I've always thought your decorating talents were so awsome!! I was a fan over at RMS!
I'll be back! Laura

tardevil said...

Very pretty!

Susan said...

Your frames are beautiful! I love the butterfly box!

Move That Couch said...

You do a beautiful job on these frames, they are fun!

LeAnn

Alisa Lucas-Brown said...

Hey Kristen,
These frames are gorgeous! I love them. Can a person order custom designs and colors?

A Hint of Home said...

All your frames turned out great. It's hard to pick a fav. You do very nice work.
I'm glad your tooth is better.

Barb said...

Kristen, just discovered your blog...it is lovely.

Oh...I live in the craft stores too. Ha.

Barb

Angie said...

Gorgeous frames as always!!!

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

WOW!! You have been busy while I was gone. These frames are beautiful.
Hugs, Terrie

tam said...

Hello Kristen!
I am so glad your tooth is getting better-Yay!
Loven those frame-very nice they are beautiful! And look fun to do too! Hope you are having an awesome week!~Tam:D

Jo said...

I love your frames ~ they're beautiful! I'm going to have to take a peek at your Etsy shop. I'm ready for spring as well!

Have a great day,
Jo

Bo said...

Hi sweet Kristen...Thank you so much for hubby's answer to blue skies...LOL...Thank goodness your creative juices are flowing again after all the pain you've endured lately. I think you made an incredible buy on the books...you should check to see if any are rare as they could be worth a lot of $$$...Hugs, ;-) Bo

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Kristen, so glad your pain is subsiding! Obviously, pain killers have not killed your creativity! These frames are wonderful. I love your butterfly box. laurie

Erin said...

I love those frames! They are beautiful! I am so ready for spring too! It is a blizzard here today, and I am pretending I am on a warm beach somewhere. Ha ha

prof en retraite said...

I love your frames! Just gorgeous! Cute photo! Have a good week...Debbie

Jen r. said...

Those are so cute! Love those frames!

Connie said...

Hi Kristen,
When you have a minute, will you stop over at my blog as I have an award for you to take.
Have a good night.

Thanks,
Connie :)

OCDesigner ~Athella said...

You have a beautiful home and many beautiful things. Thanks for sharing.

ReminisceHeirlooms said...

I love the bows on top of the frames.Unique!

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