Saturday, May 28, 2011
Over the past week.........
Wow. I've really missed you guys! (Which is why I can't quit blogging even though I threaten it at least every other month.) This past week was wild and busy and I took millions of photos and they've got to go somewhere!
when you do finally gulp and unpack everything, you know exactly where it all goes.
splurged on the good (expensive) selections that I've been drooling over for months. Months, I tell you!! And then I sewed them all closed (instead of an envelope opening which makes it oh-so-easy to change) and my husband smiled and approved. (Wild cheering all around, please?)
hung up twenty one photographs. No one was injured in the hanging of these photographs (which is quite an accomplishment, let me tell you) even though it took nearly two hours to complete the task. Suddenly, it felt like home again. I really needed that. My kiddos really needed that. I even think my man really needed that. I hung these photos on the opposite wall they used to hang on, because I wanted to be able to see them from the kitchen. After mucho unpacking, box smashing, and bubble wrap popping, I looked around and went, "Alright God. Here we are." And that was that. Then I dove into wrapping up school, and filling your Etsy orders. (You can click here to view all the items I've listed!)
First of all, 10% of every order I receive will be donated to the Red Cross, to benefit the tornado disaster relief. My heart absolutely goes out to everyone in that area right now. As I talk about my house situation, I'm so aware that there are hundreds of people with no place at all, to call home.
(Click here to see them all) They are perfect for a polished-looking pony tail, for woman or girls of any age! I can't wait til my hair is long enough to really enjoy these. They come in a coordinated two pack and are only $6.00 for a pack of two! How cute would these be for a summer day when it's too hot to do anything to your hair? (For a second there, I felt like we were out shopping together.)
Mr & Mrs pillow slips, just in time for wedding season, in case you're looking for a good gift idea!)
a truly fun table accessory. I'm not saying you can't live without them, but they are pretty cute...
big wooden magnet sets. Monday- Friday magnet sets so you can organize your week, and packs of misc. magnets like "Grocery" and "To do" and "Don't Forget." So fun. So functional. Love that.
I walked past this fabric about five times, but it kept calling me. Something about the pattern and the colors... chocolate brown, pewter, and icy blue. So I bought it and made a couple of Euro pillow slips out of it. Sold as a set of two, these could go on a bed... or patio chairs... or a couch... or even the floor! So cute!!
I guess I was feeling patriotic after all... because when I found this old bead board cupboard door I knew that I had to paint a flag on it.
distressed it all over. Talk about a fun project! I was thinking you could loop some twine through the top hinges, and hang it from a window or something. How cute would that be for a July 4th party?
cookie party as soon as I was finished photographing this for my Etsy store, because you can't let good cookies go to waste!
And this sign is one I've been planning to make for ages. I think the idea started with this. (And I do love my man...)
So there you have it! If you want to order any of the above items, click here for my Etsy store. And as always, if you want a custom order or Family established sign, just give me a holler and I can get it going for you. (firstname.lastname@example.org) You all are such an encouragement and a blessing to me with this, and I appreciate you more than you can ever know!