Photobucket     Photobucket        

Monday, January 17, 2011

~~Etsy Store Items And A Few New Things~~

Hey guys! I hope you are having a great start to your week! Today was like a weekend day for us. Martin Luther King day meant no school for Chase and no work for Kevin. He works for the city so he gets lots of holidays off. We had a house full of boys today...it's a good thing we have this computer/t.v. room. I don't know what we would do without it.... and Kevin just THOUGHT it was his room! HA! Anyways, I was a little productive today...made some frames, cleaned the house (sort of) and cleaned out my car...it was HORRIBLE! I've noticed I let things go more in the winter...it's too cold and besides the light doesn't shine in as much so you can't see the dirt!! LOL!! I need to take after Melissa...she keeps everything so clean and organized! If you have not visited her blog you definitely should!
Here are some frames I recently listed in my Etsy Store
The ribbons on this frame are just beautiful! Love the touch of zebra too...it really makes this frame pop!

I have a thing for butterflies...
The jewelled ribbon is gorgeous!!!

This picture does not do this frame justice. The ribbon looks a little pink but is not at all...it is beautiful!


All of the ribbons on this frame are luxurious!!

If you are looking for something elegant and neutral then this one is for you!

This frame is full of rich colored ribbons...
More butterflies....LOVE!

I only have one cross tassel listed right now. I will definitely be making more. I will also be making more rooster tassels too. I will say though... I don't have a whole lot left!!

In my last post I mentioned I was looking for a chair for my workroom. Well, I found one at T.J. Maxx for $30! It had some scratches on it, but nothing major. I looked it over really good in the store and did not find anything else wrong. However, when I got home and turned it over I noticed a crack underneath the chair. (I'm sure that's why it was $30) Anyways, it is still sturdy (as long as I don't gain weight) so I decided to keep it and go ahead and recover the bottom with a colorful plaid I have had in my closet for 6 years!!
It turned out really cute! Next project is the piano bench. I accidentally got hot glue all over it. I have always liked these miniature green houses (terrariums). I was walking through Wal-mart yesterday and spotted this one for $20. I am going to put something live in it, any suggestions? The little plant beside it is real and is doing well...I usually don't have much luck with real plants, but thought I would give some a try.
I showed you my table the other day, but found some really cute napkin rings at Pier 1. Love the little jewel in the center of the flower.
I do have a few changes coming to my kitchen soon. I will be anxious to show you when they arrive!!
Have a great week!!

16 comments:

Allyson Pecilunas said...

Kristen your frames are GORGEOUS!!! ;) Your new chair looks fabulous. I can't wait to see the changes in your kitchen I know it will be gorgeous.

~Allyson~

Kim said...

Your new frames are so beautiful and elegant Kristen. I love the fabric you chose for your chair too. I may have to run to Walmart to see if mine has one of those terraniums (sp?). I love those too. So what do you have planned in that pretty kitchen of yours?? Don't keep us in suspense too long!
xoxo,
Kim

EliFla said...

Your frames are always so gorgeous!!!

HAve a nice week you too, hugs, Flavia

Liz said...

Hi Kristen,
Your frames are lovely. You really know how to combine the right colors and textures together. Oh, and your chair turned out great. The plaid was the perfect touch.

As far as your Wal-Mart find goes, maybe you can try an herb garden. I did that last year with basil and chives and they grew great in the kitchen near the window.

Can't wait to see your changes, how exciting! XOXO ~Liz

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Everything is just lovely, Kristen! I love the frames you did with the added tassel. Love your terrarium. Violets or primula's might be nice; even little ferns.

Gypsy Heart said...

Beautiful ~ as usual! The ribbons you use are totally gorgeous. Will be anxious to see what changes are going on in your kitchen.

Have a great week!
Pat

Paula said...

Those frames are sure to sell in no time!

I love your new chair and the fabric that you used to recover it.

Jen S. said...

You are very talented! I'm pretty new to your blog, and am really enjoying it! I love your frames...they're so gorgeous!
Hope you have a great day :)

Cathy~Mille Fleur said...

You have really outdone yourself with those frames Kristen...they are GORGEOUS! I love the ones with the tassels!

Every time I visit here I find something else to shop for! I need the napkin rings and that little terrarium...just darling! Your new chair is perfect for your space with the new fabric...love it too! I have some work to do in my kids hang out room...still need to paint the desk and the back of the bookcases...you have inspired me!

Designs on 47th Street said...

Such pretty frames Kristen. I love mine and think of you each time I walk by it. I really like the addition of the tassel too that you are showing.

Such pretty plaid fabric on your new chair. What a difference new fabric makes!
Are you about ready to head off for market? It seems weird for me not to be going this year.

Donna

Ms. Bake-it said...

Hello Kristen,

Your new frames are fabulous! I especially like the ones with the tassles. I also like the cross tassle and look forward to seeing more of them as well as the roosters you mentioned. I marked your esty shop as one of my favs.

~ Tracy

Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

Oh Kristen...that first frame with the tassel...girl, you must have had me on your brain....it is so gorgeous and all my colors!
Love what you did with that chair!!

Lynn said...

Beautiful frames! Love the plaid seat on the chair. Herbs in a terraium is a great way to have them fresh right in your kitchen.

Melissa Miller said...

Kristen all of the new frames are beautiful. I only wish I had room to display more. LOL!

The terrarium is so cute. I can't wait to see what you put in it.

LOVE the chair fabric. Precious!

kara@elements-interiors.net said...

Its ALL BEAUTIFUL! I am Waaaay behind on my frames and tassels! I STILL have my Xmas florals up on my ETSY! *Embarrassing*!!!! You are AMAZING sweet friend!

blessings xoxokara

Melissa said...

Beautifully done Kristen! Are you self taught in your frames and tassels?

Many Blessings,
Melissa

PS - I'm really looking forward to seeing your kitchen!

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: image] Remember the Ghost chair – it was everywhere from 2005 to 2010. [image: image] Even in this high-end home, the Ghost chair, or Louis Cha...
    2 hours ago
  • I loved all the wooden creations I saw at this week’s Link Party Palooza! It’s getting into the perfect season to decorate with wood of all types! So here ...
    11 hours ago
  • Wow, this has taken a while and been a real challenge, but I am thrilled with the finished makeover. (Well, it is 99% finished. I still need to find a ru...
    20 hours ago
  • [image: mms-0035] When I met with Megan initially about her space, she was really leaning towards built-ins for storage. Something similar to the ones in...
    21 hours ago
  • Please go to the original site (link is under each image) to pin or share images from this post. [image: French Country Cottage Kitchen- PlumDoodles.com] ...
    1 day ago
  • Happy happy Friday! I'm excited because as I speak the lights in the kitchen are going up (well, being wired anyway, I'll install them when they arrive fro...
    1 day ago
  • I had a long list of books to read this summer and they were all fiction. However, one day I was roaming the aisles at Target and ran across *Chaser by J...
    1 day ago
  • Let me just confess......I am a chair-aholic. That's right I have a small problem with bringing chairs home that I find while out junking. I don't know how...
    1 day ago
  • My son has been dreaming of University of Southern California since he was a little boy. What a good day when that acceptance letter came. Our home has b...
    1 day ago
  • Debra over at Common Ground reminded me of this great fabric I had gotten from Décor Steals a couple of years ago. It’s a grain sack look fabric. It wa...
    1 day ago
  • Well, it was actually Wed. I share my birthday with my best friend of 47 years and another friend too! So, my friend, Bunny had a wonderful luncheon at her...
    1 day ago
  • [image: before-and-after-home-tour-kitchen-21] Say hello to Kim with Hunt and Host from Texas. She's a brand new, less than a year old blogger and I just l...
    1 day ago
  • I think light fixtures are like jewelry in a room, and just as you coordinate your jewelry with your outfit you also need to coordinate your light fi...
    1 day ago
  • It's that time again! Time for the Frugal Friday link party! I'm so glad you're here. Are you ready to par-tay?? Let's get right to it! Read more afte...
    1 day ago
  • Welcome to Foodie Friday and Everything Else. I wanted to let you all know that I am unable to blog at the present time. I miss you all very much and wi...
    1 day ago
  • If you would like to watch the livestream of Addicted to Anxiety tonight at 6:30 - here is the link. It will also stay up so you can watch later! http://liv...
    2 days ago
  • Hi there friends... Welcome to this weeks Share Your Style! This weeks host is Lynn from The Vintage Nest! ~~~ My family and I just got back this Monday fr...
    2 days ago
  • [image: Seafood Table Setting]A Seafood Boil + 5 More Tablescapes
    2 days ago
  • Hello ! Today’s the day to share pictures of the kitchen remodel with all of you! I’ve written about the process a few times before and I partnered with ...
    2 days ago
  • Welcome to the Share Your style party Hubby and I have been busy updating our kitchen this week. I posted about the progress HERE and also shared a wi...
    2 days ago
  • I am ready for some football y'all! It has been exciting watching the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in preseason and in less than two weeks we'll be back at Doak S...
    2 days ago
  • Hello Dear Ones and welcome to Midweek with Marion and Babbette. Hope you're enjoying the addition of little Babbette. She is the one getting the attentio...
    3 days ago
  • [image: CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT A Little Virtual Shopping05]It has been a *loooog* time since I took you for a little virtual shopping! *Sooo*…on a r...
    3 days ago
  • *republishing this because sometimes we all need a little reminder!* This morning I woke up feeling ‘blah’. I think I might have actually even said, “ugh” ...
    3 days ago
  • [image: August 2015 Stitch Fix review by virginiasweetpea.com] My monthly Stitch Fix box arrived last Thursday and like always, I couldn’t wait to open it ...
    3 days ago
  • [image: Teacher’s Paper Apple Centerpiece] Hello IC lovers! With school back in session I have gotten some serious work done on my new craft studio makeo...
    4 days ago
  • THE BLUE GOOSE by Nedra L. Culp It was late at night and the moon was shining brilliant white through the large window and across her bed. She wakened f...
    1 week ago
  • Welcome. It’s been a while…I know. Trust me, it feels like forever since we got to have some time together! Life around here just seems to be so busy...
    1 week ago
  • The dog-days of Summer are upon us, and Fall is on it's way. I've stayed busy with "tons" of work around here. Most of those projects aren't picture worthy...
    1 week ago
  • This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Duck Brand. All opinions are 100% mine. I’ve worked with Duck Tape® for quite some time. I’ve made ...
    1 week ago
  • I am in denial about back to school. Even the sudden increase in temperatures has not gotten me excited for the end of Summer. The only thing I look forw...
    3 weeks ago
  • Greetings! Thanks a bunch for your kind words about the new look in our front sitting room! As I mentioned in that post, I somewhat "stole" a few items fr...
    4 weeks ago
  • These closet doors are dreamy!!! *Dream Book Design *turned an unattractive closet door into something I want!!! Learn *how to build a barn door for a...
    1 month ago
  • Marinated Skirt Steak - ButterYum
    2 months ago
  • This is a post to brag a bit on my talented husband. However before I get to that...let me tell you the story. Back in the early 90's we made a move from S...
    2 months ago
  • I was asked to create a prayer board for a friends office. It had me thinking. How often have I forgotten a prayer request? I try hard to remember each ...
    3 months ago
  • This Miniature Pewter-Like Teapot with Lid that lifts and tilts is adorable at the height of just 1 1/2 inches tall, and matching teacup, saucer, and disp...
    7 months ago
  • *Hi! I have been decorating for Christmas this week and finished the piano so I wanted to share.This will be a short post, I am working hard to get my hous...
    8 months 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...
    1 year 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...
    1 year 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. ...
    2 years 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 ...
    3 years ago

Designed By: