Photobucket     Photobucket        

Saturday, October 23, 2010

~New Etsy Store Items Just Listed~ It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas~

It's Beginning to look alot like Christmas?? Well, in my world it is! lol...I started making Christmas items for my show and the interior store a few weeks ago. Actually...I should have started earlier! I thought I would go ahead and list some Christmas items in my Etsy store now. I know it's a little early, but it will be time to decorate before we know it! I decorate my first house on Nov. 8th! Just a few weeks...I have to start earlier this year due to my busy schedule. =0

Here are some fun Christmas tassels I am making...I listed everything you see here in my Etsy Store. All of these would make great gifts too!






3d Frames...I like using these in my bookcases and kitchen. I will be making all kinds...



Embellished Frames...





Let me know if you have any questions or if you would like something customized!

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Attention Arkansans: The NWA Boutique Show...Just One Month From Today!

Hey Guys! First I want to thank you for all of the wonderful comments on my kitchen! Much appreciated!!
I want to tell you about an event I will be participating in very soon. In fact it's just one month from today! Oh MY! It's slipping up on me...It's the NWA Boutique Show. There are over 70 vendors who will be participating in this show. There will be jewelry, clothes, handbags, gourmet gifts, etc. I've never been, but from what I've heard it is awesome!
For the next 4 weeks I will be busy making frames, tassels, wreaths, and arrangements to sell at the show. I also have some other Christmas gift items I ordererd at market. Sooooo....if you live in Arkansas I hope to see you there. And....if you live in California, North Carolina, Louisiana, etc. I expect you to get in your car and drive down (or up) here! LOL!! I wish you could!
Don't worry... I will be listing Etsy store items too...no breaks for me!
Click on the picture above or e-mail me at Kristenscreations@hotmail.com if you would like to know more about the show.

Have a great day!!

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

~~Heart Of The Home Party~~

Welcome to my kitchen! I am joining the Heart Of The Home Party hosted by Sheila. What a sweet lady! If you have never paid her a visit be sure to go by and say hello.
I know you have all probably seen my little kitchen several times...but I didn't want to miss out on Sheila's party so I thought I would show you a few fall touches I spread around the kitchen tonight.


I decided to make myself a fall frame for this spot.
I set it up on an easle.

I found the little scarecrow in Dallas...isn't he cute?

There he is! One of the newest additions to the kitchen. I just love his cute Polk a dots! He's ready for fall! I can't even count the number of times this arrangement has changed!


I dug out my old pumpkin arrangement from a few years ago and added to it. It looks much better now. I recently purchased the black rooster plates at T.J. Maxx and love them! They look good with Mr. Polk a dot roo.

I found this rug in Dallas too...My other rug had alot of black in it and showed every piece of grass and hair. I don't recommend a black rug in a kitchen. My living room rug has alot of black in it, but we are not in there as much.

This is the BEST smelling candle! I love burning candles in the fall...


Thanks for coming by to see my kitchen!!
(Still thinking about painting this island...but it will have to wait until after Christmas)
Have a great day! New Etsy store items on their way soon...




Monday, October 11, 2010

~New Etsy Items Just Listed~

Hey guys! I just wanted to let you know I listed some new items in my Etsy store. Here are a few...you can click here to check out the rest of my items.



I am going to join Sheila for her Heart Of The Home party on Wednesday so be sure and check back! If you would like to join in on the party click here.

Have a great week!







Thursday, October 7, 2010

I'm Back From Dallas And Ready To Work!

Hey guys! I hope you are having a wonderful week! I can't believe it's almost the weekend already! I guess time really does fly by when you're having fun. I returned from Dallas yesterday with lots of goodies. We went to Dallas Market, but also went to Canton, Tx. What a great place! For those of you who have never been...it's a huge craft fair with tons of great stuff. I think it occurs several times a year. My main goal this trip was to find more Christmas and everyday "stuff" for my upcoming show in NW Arkansas. One of my main goals was to find more beautiful ribbon... I think I have enough to last a while now! These are just a few to add to my collection. I think I might have a ribbon hoarding problem... I love beautiful ribbon!

I decided to bring some supplies to Sherry's house so I could make a few things to post in my Etsy store when I returned. Well...she ended up with a few new frames...lol. Here is a scarecrow frame on her island.
This black fleur de lis frame looks beautiful in her living room. Her twin grand kids are adorable!! Her daughter is expecting another baby in just 2 weeks!

We went to a place called Paul Michael's in Canton. They had some great stuff and carry tons of the mesh. They were also making wreaths in the back.You might remember that I made some similar to this one last year. They had some great ideas and I ended up making this one for Sherry. I will be making several wreaths similar to this one for my show in NW Arkansas. I recently posted about my last trip to Dallas and getting to meet Teresa at Grammy Girlfriend. Well, she and her family are having a really hard time right now. Her husband of 37 years had a stroke. He is doing a little better, but is still in the hospital and really needs our prayers. Please say a prayer for Teresa and her family too... what a sweet lady.
I am posting some frames in my Etsy store and will be posting several more items over the weekend. Today I had to get caught up on house chores. Kevin and Chase think they are on vacation when I'm gone! Nothing gets cleaned...

Have a great weekend!
Thank you all for the happy birthday wishes!!


Featured in Country Woman Magazine fall 2012 for kitchen and crafts

My Photo
I'm a 40yr. old mother of 1. I've been married for 19 years to a wonderful man, Kevin. We have one son together named Chase who is 14. We live in a small town in Arkansas and have a dog named Sassy, a cat named Coco and now a chinchilla, Tiki. My husband is a Database Administrator and I have my own business called Kristen's Creations where I make and sell a variety of crafts. I worked in a shop as a floral designer for 15 yrs. until it closed. My former boss decided to retire and lease out her building. I enjoy crafting, decorating, and hanging out with my family. E-mail me at Kristenscreations@hotmail.com

To subscribe through email, add your email address below.

You are welcome to pin anything from my blog

Follow Me on Pinterest

Total Pageviews



The tip junkie featured my snowman mesh wreath!

homemade crafts

Popular Posts

BlogCatalog

Decorating Blogs - BlogCatalog Blog Directory

Sassy Girl

Sassy Girl

Cock a doodle doo!!

Cock a doodle doo!!

Wish we were here!

Wish we were here!

blog ranking

Lifestyle Blogs - Blog Rankings

Blog List

  • [image: Miss Mustard Seed-5075] In my business, a lot of amazing things have come out of a random e-mail. Checking my inbox is so fun and almost addictin...
    1 hour ago
  • [image: Perfect Porches by Paula S. Wallace]After seeing all those fabulous porches earlier this morning in our tour of a wonderful lake home and guest cot...
    3 hours ago
  • Welcome to Wow Us Wednesdays! I'm so glad you are here. I hope your week is going well. Can y'all believe it will be August in a couple days? Wow, where di...
    3 hours ago
  • If you've been following along, then you know that I have been on a brass/gold kick "big time". I have brass all over the house and I have been spray pain...
    4 hours ago
  • We were on the phone the other day doing that thing that sisters do where we are able to talk about approximately 1,763 topics in the course of 30 minute...
    11 hours ago
  • Hi there friends... Hope you all had a great weekend! ~~~ My collection of demijohns has grown rapidly and I just picked up two more for a steal! This wa...
    14 hours ago
  • *Heal my heart and make it clean* *Open up my eyes to the things unseen* *Show me how to love like you have loved me* *Break my heart for what breaks your...
    14 hours ago
  • Hello friends, today it’s the weekly update on the remodel, and I have some absolutely thrilling pictures for you, images of a lot of white walls!! Okay ...
    14 hours ago
  • *Is your room feeling tired and old?* *It might just be the color combinations you are using.* There are certain colors that can make a room look old, an...
    16 hours ago
  • Before the month totally gets away from me, I wanted to run a Christmas in July special in my Etsy shop. You can get the code below. [image: Expressi...
    16 hours ago
  • [image: blue-topaz-ring_thumb.jpg] What woman doesn’t love the real thing? Fine jewelry that is! I have always loved jewelry even though I don’t have a lot...
    17 hours ago
  • My kids can’t get enough of sandwiches. And while PB&J are a staple and yummy, it’s fun to come up with something new that kids and adults can both enjoy...
    19 hours ago
  • Traditional Landscape by Bolingbrook Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers Hursthouse Landscape Architects and Contractors "To sit in the shade on a...
    1 day ago
  • Well, I'm almost there..but..not quite. However, the seller is another story! I have had this pretty set of dishes in mind for a very long time. I love ...
    1 day ago
  • [image: Outdoor Island 2] Recently, I spotted this homemade kitchen island at a yard sale. >>>CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING THIS POST>>>
    1 day ago
  • Hi everyone! It's time for another edition of The Scoop! Here, it's been a busy week since lots of rain has kept me inside to work on my projects. I shar...
    1 day ago
  • For all the years I’ve been blogging, I don’t do too many local things with it. It took me four years just to tell people I was a blogger! I write a monthl...
    1 day ago
  • My goodness it's been a wonderful summer around here. I didn't mean to take a blogging break but one day it just hit me...and I did. :) We just celebrate...
    1 day ago
  • Hello my friends! I hope you had a lovely weekend! We were away with family this weekend and it was wonderful. One weekend a year my entire family -- pa...
    1 day ago
  • *Summer is always busy with* *weddings and showers and* *fun celebrations.* *I made these cookies for* *a wedding shower for * *my dear friend Rylie. I...
    1 day ago
  • *While in France my cousin and I visited several stores, a factory and a museum that all specialized in Provençal fabrics. The gorgeous fabric was origin...
    1 day ago
  • Happy Birthday to Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, born this day in 1929. Here a few of my favorite photos of America's Queen. 1951, Vogue Magazine, Dou...
    1 day ago
  • Back to school is a time of mixed emotions for both parents and kids. It’s exciting and yet scary. Happy yet sad. While there is no doubt that I will be...
    1 day ago
  • Joe has wanted to do stone on the base of the bar since he built it. But, it is a summer job because he had to use a wet saw and wanted to be able to do it...
    1 day ago
  • Hello, Dear Ones and welcome to Barbie Mondays. I hope you'll enjoy these posts as I share the Barbie clothes I made for my little grand daughter, Carter. ...
    1 day ago
  • [image: Tequila Mojito] Every now and then I like to enjoy a good cocktail. Years ago I found a recipe for a Tequila Mojito and have made this cocktail at...
    1 day ago
  • Last week I showed the renovation of Charlotte Moss’ East Hampton weekend house – the Before and After photographs. Charlotte was sweet and tweeted m...
    2 days ago
  • “Master Bathroom Makeover”… on a Budget! I think with any home renovation project, you look back with a few doubts and a few more “I should have’s.” I ...
    2 days ago
  • [image: 5 Ways to Make a Bulletin Board] I don't know about you, but my summer is flying by at break-neck speed! The kids will be starting school soon, a...
    3 days ago
  • Happy Show & Tell Saturday!! I hope you are enjoying your last weekend of July! (What!?!? I know! That is crazy that July is over!) Have you gone back...
    3 days ago
  • in PA. So what is a coal miner's granddaughter supposed to do?? Interesting....but for me? Uh, that would be a NO!
    4 days ago
  • I apologize for not getting the winner posted yesterday. I know I've used the baby as an excuse before, but really, when you have a baby, your life is no...
    4 days ago
  • Welcome to this week's edition of Frugal Friday! The 24th of July is Pioneer Day here in Utah, so I've been celebrating with family! But I did have time t...
    5 days ago
  • I have been keeping a secret for a few months... and it has been hard not to give it away! Thank goodness I can finally tell you today!!! After 4 1/2 y...
    5 days ago
  • Steve grew up on the water and he loves boats, especially sail boats. We have owned several, but none since the last one ended up twenty feet in someon...
    6 days ago
  • I can’t believe that it has been almost two months since my last blog post. Where has the time gone? Hopefully, I will get back on track and start sh...
    6 days ago
  • This past weekend, family and friends gathered around my sister's home ... We celebrated this sweet girl. She is my niece Brittany. She and her husband...
    6 days ago
  • Summer has decided to return in full force here in the Midwest. Last week the temperatures felt more Fall like to me. Windows were open fresh breezes blew ...
    1 week ago
  • Helloooooo "elloooo ... elloooo" ((*echoes*)). Is anybody out there?! It's me ... the queen of blog neglect! I've missed my little ol' blog and connect...
    1 week ago
  • [image: Copy_of_001] WELCOME! I am so glad you stopped by today. I love Friday’s…it is the start of the weekend…and…Friday is a BIG day for us here at To...
    1 week ago
  • Hello everyone! Here it is! Our new home in Florida is ready for me to decorate. Can't wait to share it with you. We start the moving process soon so I wil...
    1 month ago
  • Balsamic Roasted Turnips with Thyme - ButterYum
    1 month ago
  • Hello Lovlies, You are cordially invited to join me at my new blog, Larkspur Interiors. WHEN: Now! WHERE: www.larkspurinteriors.com R.S.V.P.: Not necessa...
    4 months ago
  • *Today, I want to share my dining area/family room. This is the side of the house that we spend the most time in. Join me as I take you on the tour.* *Here ...
    4 months ago
  • Hey there everyone!! THANK YOU so much to everyone who responded to me after my post this weekend! Meant so much! But I wanted to do a 2nd little post t...
    6 months ago
  • *ALAT PEMBESAR PENIS* - Adalah Salah satu Penemuan spektakuler abad ini untuk terapi pembesaran penis tercepat, sudah banyak di buktikan oleh hampir 98% pr...
    6 months ago
  • On the twelve days of Christmas, My true Love gave to me..... *December 14, 2009* Dearest Dave, I went to the door today, and the post man delivered a par...
    7 months ago
  • I LOVE decorating and my favorite holiday to decorate for is Christmas. Last Christmas I created this sign.... I had so many people see mine and want one....
    8 months ago
  • *Hello!!!! Thank you for visiting!!! BPB has NEW PRETTY home! Click the link below my photo and you will be redirected to the new si...
    8 months ago
  • I've been busy creating very special MiMi Turkey tops for little girls - I decided that I wanted to create a Grandmother Turkey that is gray - so I could ...
    9 months ago
  • It's here, the day I haven't been looking forward to. The first day of middle school!! The end of our lazy summer, lazy year for that matter. Homeschooling...
    11 months ago
  • It's Friday once again. Can you believe it? And it's time for another great house tour. Today we're snooping around Jenna's home at Rain On A Tin Roof. ...
    11 months ago
  • *A day filled with frustration, a scary day beyond belief.* *No way I can possibly answer each one of you but your words and prayers have literally kept us...
    1 year ago
  • I’ll be honest…it wasn’t intentional, but it WAS fantastic. Am I done for good? I don’t know, but I suspect I am. In the mean time, I’ll be busy doing this...
    1 year ago
  • Anonymous has left a new comment on your post "Oscar Pick": *Why make fun of someone you do not even know. It is sad when you try so hard to be someone you...
    1 year ago
  • *This blog has been so neglected this year for many reasons, but mainly because LIFE JUST HAPPENS....I am sorry I did not fill it with more tree pictures. ...
    1 year ago
  • I have a secret....... And it's a dirty little one..... I have been living in shame for some time with something I dared not mention... For fear of being...
    1 year ago
  • The Finished Product Well, it's been awhile since I've been on here. Don't know why, just busy I guess. I went back to work full time so that doesn't lea...
    1 year ago
  • * * Hello my friends...I hope you're having a fabulous day! * Ohhh boy...I am having sooo much fun revisiting a few of my past autumn posts. I really do lov...
    1 year ago
  • Projects, projects, do they ever end? lol There is always something to add to the list, isn't there? I had wanted to add bead board to the ends of our ...
    1 year ago
  • Are you looking for a festive adult beverage to serve your guests for the 4th of July? [image: DSCN4230_281] This one will get some ohhhs and ahhhs and it...
    2 years ago
  • Seems I have the hardest time getting this house all decorated the way I want….or do I….sometimes I just really feel CONTENT and really don’t feel the ne...
    2 years ago
  • Wow, how time flies?!?! This time of year is busy for everyone, that I know, but this year has been an even more busy and hectic (and let’s add “flat ou...
    2 years ago
  • [image: DSC00081] [image: DSC00082] [image: DSC00083] I found the antique book at one of my favorite stores in McKinney, Texas called SMITTEN! I have...
    3 years ago
  • Why does the confining upgrade grade the disorder?
    3 years ago

Designed By: