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Wednesday, September 30, 2009


Hey guys! It's my birthday and my one year blogiversary!!! Yipee!! I'm not sure I'm so happy about the birthday part,lol... but the one year blogiversary...Wow! It's time to celebrate! First I want to thank you all for visiting my blog and leaving such nice comments. I have really appreciated your kind words over the last year. I have made alot of friends through blogging and I am thankful for your friendship. I wanted to give some stuff away to show you how much I appreciate you guys! I am giving away a mini pumkin topiary, a frame with beautiful fall toned ribbons, a cute little pumpkin candle holder, and a metal piece that says"Give Thanks". Thanksgiving is just around the corner, so we need to be thankful for all that God has given us. I am thankful for all of you and wish you could all win! But as you know...there can only be one winner. Just leave me a comment if you would like to enter. If you post my giveaway on your blog let me know and I will put your name in twice. Chase will draw the winner on Sunday Oct. 4th. Good Luck!!

Thanks for the great response on my last post! I wanted to show you some of the frames I customized...If you placed an order with me it should be arriving soon. I will be posting more frames soon, if there are any in the last post you are interested in, let me know and we can go from there.

Thank you guys! Good luck on the giveaway!!!

Edited Oct. 2....
Thank you all for the Happy Birthday wishes and entering my giveaway, I really appreciate it!! Oh, and I'm a little embarrassed...I've been mispelling pumpkin in every post and e-mail. My hubby was kind enough to point that out while laughing his head off. Thanks babe!! lol...

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

More Frames for Sale!

Hey Guys! Thanks for all the nice comments on my no sew pillow! Are you making one for yourself?? I hope so! I also want to thank those of you who ordered pumkin topiaries and fall frames. I appreciate your orders!!

I have been busy making all sorts of frames. Most of these are made so you can put your own picure in them. I have put scrapbook paper in them because it looks better than cardboard to display them on my blog. I will be selling these off my blog for now, you can e-mail me at if you would like one. I'll have to say though, I have limited quanities because I bought alot of the ribbon and rhinestone accessories in Dallas. I might be able to get more...but most of them are one of a kind.
Look at the rooster frame! I thought of you guys when picking out that sparkly rooster. He is just beautiful. This frame measures 6x10 with the bow. The price will be $26 and $7 for shipping.

Sold! Thanks Tamira

Another beautiful rooster! This one is a little different, but just as gorgeous. I have to say that all the ribbon I'm using is beautiful too. This frame measures 7x11 and will sell for $28 and $7 for shipping.
Sold! To my dear friend Melissa

This cross is gorgeous! All of these really sparkle! It has the same zebra ribbon I used on the pillow. This one measures 10x10 and will sell for $28 with $7 shipping.


Sold! This one will be customized with a black "P". Thanks Kathy

This one has some of the same beautiful rich colored ribbons as in the last one, but it has a sparkly flower in the middle. It measures 9x10 with the bow. It will sell for $28 with $7 shipping.

Sold! This frame will be customized with a gold "D" on a black velvet background. Thanks Angela
This is the only crystal piece I have like this one, but I have others I could use. It measures 7x9 with the bow. It will sell for $28 with $7 shipping.

I am loving these ribbons together. It is like a miniature coordinated room! Wait a kind of reminds me of my one measures 9x10 and will sell for $27 with $7 shipping.

Sold! This frame will be customized with a black "C" Thanks Linda

The golds and blacks are so pretty together. This one measures 8x9 and will sell for $27 with $7 shipping.


This fall frame looks great in my kitchen but it's for sale! I only have one of this particular one, but can make one similar. It measures 7x11 and will sell for $28 with $7 shipping.

Sold! Thanks Shirley
This beaded pumpkin topiary is the most popular. It measures around 12x12. I can make more of this one. It sells for $28 with $7 to $10 shipping depending on where you live. It goes by weight and distance.
Sold! I've sold several of these....thank you to all who ordered one! I can make more...
I have tried to keep my prices reasonable since you are also paying for shipping. I enjoy making things for you guys. I love being creative!!

Look for my giveaway soon....My 1 yr. blogiversary is actually the 25th! I knew it was coming up, but didn't know it was that soon. My birthday is Oct. 1 so that's when I will start the giveaway!!! I'll have to change my profile age...ugggggg.

Hurry and e-mail me if you would like something! I have numbered them to make it easier. Remember these will make great gifts too! Thanks!!

P.S. I can put intitials in any of the frames listed above... if your interested in one that is sold, please e-mail me. I might be able to make one similar.

Sunday, September 20, 2009

Met Monday...Initial pillow

Hey guys! I'm joining Susan at Between Naps on the Porch today for Met Monday. What a great event! You can get some great ideas so be sure and visit her blog for a list of participants. This is a really simple little no sew project I did a while back. I already had the red pillow, but wanted to dress it up with an initial. I thought and thought and finally came up with a way to do this. I found the black pillow at Hobby Lobby half off and decided to buy it and cut the "B" out. I hoped it would work or I would have ruined a perfectly good pillow and lost my money. I actually tried the black pillow before cutting it up, but it was just a little bit boring. Anyway, I have had that yard of fringe for ever! I can't remember what I bought it for but it must not have worked. I also added some zebra striped ribbon that's not pictured will see in the last pics.

I was so nervous cutting up that pillow! I cut it to size and hot glued it around the edges.

Next I glued on the fringe...I ended up cutting the fringe as you will be able to tell in the last pics. It was just a little too thick and bulky for this small pillow.

Here it is before...

And after...

See how I cut the fringe and added the zebra ribbon?(click to enlarge) I found
the ribbon a few days later and just glued it on. This turned out to be pretty simple after all and I Love the black background of the "B". I am adding some new pillows to my sofa too. Still working on that!
I hope you enjoyed this small transformation! I am redoing a desk to do my crafts on and hope to have it done for the next Met Monday! Maybe that will motivate me! Have a great week!

Friday, September 18, 2009

Our Trip to Dallas! Medieval Times...Market...and My Friend's Beautiful Home

Hi Guys! I've been trying to get this post up now for a while. You guys are keeping me busy making pumkin arrangements and frames!! Thanks!
Some of you have heard about my health problems...I just wanted to say that I'm fine. I have an irregular heartbeat and am now on medication for it. It has been going on for a while now. My bloodwork showed my liver enzymes were a little high, so I will have more bloodwork done soon. Ibuprofen can cause that too... I'm not worried. Say a little prayer for my hubby...he will be having surgery for a reoccuring problem next week. Everything hits at once doesn't it?!

Now for my trip...we had a blast! We stayed with my friend and former boss, Sherry. Her daughter lives in Dallas and recently had twins, so she and her husband Gerald bought a house down the street to help babysit. She also has a beautiful home here too, I'll have to take pictures of it sometime. We went to Medieval Times, it's a really neat place. Chase loved it! Sherry and I went to market while Kevin and Chase went to the Dallas World Aquarium. They said it was awesome! We also ate at my favorite place...The Saltgrass...Mmmmmm.

Here is Medieval Times...and yes it rained almost the whole time, but we still had fun.
They put on a really neat show and the food is great! It keeps you entertained.

Chase had so much fun.

This is a showroom at Market we used to order from alot. Looks like whimsical is really in! See the lighted presents...they are really popular! I just love this fun look!

I took more pictures of trees, but I will save them for later. This one was one of my favorites!

Now for Sherry's house...She is a great decorator! My aunt Pat and her are the best I know! She really did alot to this house...all new paint, carpet etc.

I've posted this room before, but I think she's finally or almost finished with it! lol...It's always evolving. Isn't it beautiful?!!

I love this secretary!

Sherry loves to read blogs! She ordered the picture from Fifi's Flowers and the Tassel from The Tassel House. my a master at decorating bookcases.

A frame I made. Those are the adorable twins!

This dining room is gorgeous!! I made the arrangement on the table.

I'm sure you dishaholics will love this china! It is beautiful, not to mention the napkins and placemats.

This is in the family room, or her hubby's room! He has a great spot! He picked out the leather sofa and chair in this room... there is a pic of it on down. He also has great taste! I love that hanging leather tapestry!

Gerald's spot. This reclines, Kevin was so jealous!!

More wonderfully decorated bookcases.

Thanks for stopping by!! I will be posting more things for sale soon! Have a great weekend!!!

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