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Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Easter Terrarium...New Items In My Etsy Store...And More...

Hey Guys! I have several things to show you today. I'm sorry I haven't been around blog land much lately. I have had alot going on , but I finally had a chance to get some stuff done and get a new post up!

I have showed you my Gingerbread terrarium at Christmas then I changed it to Valentine's, so now it's time to change it to Easter! I will be doing a spring one later on too. Easter is in a little over a month away...I can't believe it! Spring is just around the corner. Yay!
This is so easy and fun to make! The bottom is sand and glitter, but sugar will work too. I bought the cute rabbits at Hobby Lobby.

I added the glittered eggs...
Then I took glittered flowers and glued them to wrapped wire and bent the wire to resemble a stem.

Next I stuck them down in the glitter/sand mix around the bunnies and eggs to create a little garden.


Last...I added some cute ribbon on the top of the jar to add the finishing touch! Have fun with this...there are so many things you can do.

I have been busy making more items for my Etsy Store. Here are some items I just listed...








I mentioned in my last post that I found a rug in a store I had never been in before. They happen to be doing a home show and needed some help with some floral designs. I worked a few days and really enjoyed it! I am going to work a day or so a week as they need me. Here are some of my designs...


Here is our new comfy room...notice anything? I added the iron candle holders on each side of the picture. That wall was too bare! Now we can watch a romantic movie in our recliners in candle light! LOL!
Thank you for stopping by! Have a great rest of the week!

33 comments:

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

I love the new tassels and how fun for you to work at something you love! The Easter jar is darling!

3LittleByrds said...

I love all your new listed stuff and I love all your designs in the store. It's nice to do something you love. Love it.

Designs on 47th Street said...

Well no wonder we haven't seen you! You have been extremely busy creating. Love, love all the new items for your Etsy shop. those are the cutest tassels! Very cute! I also really enjoyed seeing your floral creations. You know I was taking it all in and enjoying it all. Great things, Kristen!
Donna

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

You always make the cutest things. I just love them all. So pretty and so creative. Thanks for sharing. Hugs, Marty

Pinky said...

I love the Easter display! I think I will make one too! Now, how do we buy something from you, in particular the Easter Bunny tassel? Please e-mail me if you would. Thanks!!!! XO, Pinky

Teri said...

Everything you make is gorgeous!! I love your floral arrangements! Wow!

Jenglamgirl said...

The easter cloche.. or what you called it... is just way to darling. You have so much talent. I love the tassels. I really really really am thinking about the egg one. The rooms look great too! WAY TO GO! JGG

Anonymous said...

Kristen you are sooooooo talented!! I love all your floral arrangements,tassels and those picture frames are just to cute! I am lovin my tassel I purchased from your Etsy shop and looking forward to my next purchase!! Martina

Confessions of a Plate Addict said...

Hi Kristen! I love your Easter terrarium...so cute! And your tassels are all so beautiful! You are one talented and creative lady! Hope you are having a wonderful week!...hugs...Debbie

Sherry said...

Kristen, the Easter Terrarium is really cute...now I may have to do one. Love your new things too!

Sandy said...

Kristen, You are one talented lady. I love the new tassels and everything else that you make!!
I love Easter, spring, the newness of the earth..can't wait!

Sandra said...

Hi Kristen. Oh I love love everything. The tassels are so pretty. Love the terrarium. You are soo talented. :)
Blessings,
Sandra

Dining Delight said...

The changes for the seasons that you make in your little glass jar are wonderful - this Easter one is fantastic! I have a similar vase without a lid that you have inspired me to decorate. Your tassels/frames are gorgeous and so appropriate for the Easter/Spring season! LOVE the new changes to your TV room!! How wonderful that you get to make those terrific florals for that store - you are a natural and they were lucky to get you!

DD

Patti said...

Your tassels are adorable - so sweet!

Melissa Miller said...

Kristen the terrarium is so precious! You always make the the most adorable displays in them. I just love it! The candles look gorgeous on the wall. It does fill it well.

You are making the prettiest Easter tassels for the Spring! I'm going to take a look at your Etsy shop. I may have you custom make me one for our home office. I'm thinking...*Smiles*

I am having the worst time with my blog lately. I have some kind of bug going through it and creating a mess with so many features. Amber who designed the layout has helped me with it and now something else has come up recently. Sigh. She is making some small changes for me today. Fingers are crossed.

Barbara said...

Kristen, Everything is beautiful.
I love the terrarium and the new tassels.....sorry I didn't get back with you on the tassel...will contact you again soon.

Barbara

Melissa Miller said...

Kristen I was laughing just a bit. He! I thought I had spam mail from *Chase Visa* at first. Too cute!

I didn't get anything fixed yet on my blog. Bummer...:( I'm actually surprised I could post. I never heard from Amber all day and I was supposed too. I will have to email her tomorrow.

Talk to you soon. ~Melissa :)

Chari at Happy To Design said...

Hello sweet lady...

I just had to come by and let you know that I received my beautiful toile bird tassel in the mail yesterday, my friend! Ohhhh Kristen, it's absolutely gorgeous and sooo perfect for my home!!! I already have it hanging on the door of my china cabinet in the dining room...it's fabulous!!! Girlfriend, you did a magnificent job creating this tassel! I just squealed when I opened the box and unwrapped my pretty tassel! Thank you!!!

Well my friend, it sounds like you have been really busy...doing up all those gorgeous floral arrangements! They really are spectacular!!! That store is very blessed to get you! Ohhh...and I love, love, LOVE your Easter terrarium!!! It's absolutely precious...so adorable! Love the beautiful ribbons that you chose to adorn the top!!! Thank you for sharing your pretties with us, Kristen! You're such a creative and talented lady!!!

Warmest wishes,
Chari @Happy To Design

Angela said...

I love your terrarium and those floral arrangements are absolutely gorgeous! Will you be selling some arrangements in your etsy store?

LISA C. PARSONS said...

Your home is beautiful!! Love how you decorate!

Screaming Meme said...

Lovely home...I love all your tassels too! I'm Meme from Screaming Meme...It is so nice to meet you! If you get a chance, stop in and say Hello! Meme

Lynette said...

Your church tassels came out so pretty - it is so cool to see the differences between yours and mine! We used the same egg and churches and yet they really don't look anything alike - not really! A couple of mine had some pieces that came off in transit, but I glued it back and they're fine now.

I've had lots of fun with the churches and there is a little church very close to us in the cream and green color and I'm really hoping it will sell good at the craft fair next month!

I really hate that its after Easter and not before, but they didn't ask me for my opinion, so I'll stay out of that one! ;-)

They're all beautiful Kristen!

Thanks for pointing me in the right direction for the churches!

Its So Very Cheri said...

Would you be interested in doing a tutorial on my blog sometime?
I have fun tutorials on Thurdays, so far they have all been guest posts-I am booked through April but I would love to schedule you for April 8 or April 15--let me know ASAP. You are the first person I am contacting, as I start to book April and May. I always book up really fast.

Cheri

Shelia said...

Hi Kristen! Oh, this is darling! And look at the tassels. You are so talented! I love your new sofa and how you've decorated your room!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Pat said...

The terrarium is adorable! The new tassels are beautiful too. I'm glad you're enjoying the new job ~ love all the arrangements. They are very fortunate to have you there.

Off to view your Etsy shop!

Melanie said...

So cute! I don't decorated for the different holidays but your Easter decor is cute.

Michael Lee West said...

Your tassels are beautiful!

Oliva said...

TFS...love your Easter jar and lovely tassels. BTW...you have inspired me to finally make a tassel...check my blog.

Becca said...

Hey there !! Gosh, you've been one busy lady, lately, haven't you ?! I LOVE your cute, cute, cute Easter terrarium and tassels ... wow !! Can you we're already approaching Easter ?! I love your florals, too !! And, the new candlelight you've added to the man cave is the perfect finishing touch ... as always, everything looks great !!

Kim Kasch said...

Absolutely LOVE the Easter terrarium - adorable.

Oliva said...

Thanks for the tip on how you make tassels...I'm going to give it a try...I'll let you know. Thank you for following me!

-*-Megan-*- said...

I'm new here and your blog was one of the first one's I have stumbled upon and I absolutely love it! Your so creative and your designs are so much fun to look at.

hotpants™ said...

I love the last picture. What a cozy, cozy room.

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