Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Spring Break for Kids!!!

Luckily we have had nice weather for this break. They have been spending lots of time outside. The other night the older 2 had a few friends sleep-over. That was fun for them.
They played JUST DANCE on the Wii.

They also stayed up way to late. It wasn't as bad as I thought it was going to be:)

I have been busy making items for the shop. Here are a few that are in the shop today!

Mushrooms the Owl
a mini to match:)
and a cute little bookend. I just love this red fabric. I have been trying to get some more dollies made too. I need some wool felt though. So here they are all ready for their hair.
Hope everyone is having a great Wednesday! I am off to take the kids to the park:)

Thursday, March 25, 2010

A couple of collections:)

I have a custom order for 2 little dollies and do you think I can just do those............................nope! I have started 12 dollies and a ton of bookends and other size owls along with minis, minis, and more minis. You really should see my studio right now........YIKES! Here are 2 matching dollies, bookends and some minis that are now in the shop.
All of these sold today except for the dollie.
Bluebell the rag dollie:) I think she is so cute:) Love the colors.Can anyone guess where this fabric is from???? MOM??? Target! I think it was a table cloth. (the flower fabric) It is sooo cute. Next thing I may make with it might be a pillow for our living room. The dollies name is Roxi.
I really like how the bookends fill up with the beans.

Tonight I will be working on another collection it won't be added tomorrow though. Too many things to do. On Saturday Carmen is having a sleepover with a 4 or 5 of her friends and Sunday my sister is holding a clothing swap. Busy weekend, but looking forward to it!

Monday, March 15, 2010

My little helpers!

Craft show/fair season is coming up!! I love to them only if my cousin Barb is involved. It looks like I will be doing a couple of them for sure. In order to get ready for this I have been cutting out a ton of mini owls with the flat bottom.I started sewing them up last night and had a little help cutting off all the stings and corners. Are they not the best!! I love them so:)
First I had Carmen helping. She did NOT want her picture taken. I snuck one in there! Tonight she is going to help me make some Thank yous.
He also did not want his picture taken in fear of I would be using it for this:) He he:))) He is such a good little sport! And this little guy did not help, but he just looked so sweet as he was sleeping:)
Carmen took this picture.

I will also share this picture of Jonathan that I LOVE! Little Jonny B how I love you so:)
This picture of Preston is from the same day, but he is such a boy, except for maybe the pink shirt which he says is his new favorite color. Dad did not like that. I get a kick out of him:)
Hope everyone is having a great Monday!

Sunday, March 14, 2010


Super excited!!!!!!

I have made 800 SALES!!!!

Thank you everyone!! I LOVE YOU all!
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Here is a new item in the shop today!! Isn't cute:)

Have a great Sunday!

Thursday, March 11, 2010


It may be silly that I am actually writing this, but I truly felt saddened when I heard the news. Corey Haim died yesterday.

When I was growing up I had posters of him all over my walls. I had the biggest crush on him and would watch his movies over and over. My favorites were The Lost Boys and License to Drive. It just makes feel so sad that he has pasted. All I can say is


Sunday, March 7, 2010

A change of scenery!

I have been in the mood to move things around. This weekend I moved my studio around.
It feels like I have more room now. I have not scrapbooked for a very long time so I decided to get caught up on some pictures and do a little scrapbooking.
I feel so guilty for not scrapbooking when over half of my studio is full of it. I have stuff I will never use I am sure. It felt good to look at pictures and dig out all the paper and embellishments.
I like to write on a lot of the pages so the kids will know little stories about when they were growing up.....things that may be forgotten over the years. I used to be really good at writing down all the little funny things they would say and keeping journals for each of them and myself. Now I write in their journals once a year and mine.......................well it has been like 2 years. I think I will keep my scrapbooking stuff out on the desk and work on here and there when the mood strikes me. I finished this one today and hopefully another one tonight.
The last few days I have been doing very little sewing but I have been working on this slowly and finished it.

owl garland/ banner

I have another one that I have been slowly working on as well. We will see if I can finish it tonight.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Spring cleaning and owl making!

I have been on this cleaning kick today! I HATE cleaning!! We got this big huge T.V. that takes up the top of the fireplace. I think it may be too high. The kids like it! Anyways so everything is being arranged in the house. Things are being put away and owls are being finished. Here are 2 more.
The picture in the back is from The Black Apple!! It really isn't the type of thing I like, but for some reason I just really liked this print. Now it is in the upstairs hallway. The owls matched perfectly:) Here is how they look in the shop.

Another reason I may be cleaning is because the shop is soooo slow right now. I will be ready when it picks up:)

Hope everyone is having a nice Tuesday!

Monday, March 1, 2010

Circus Owls

I call them that because of their colors. For some reason they remind me of the circus.

A customer had me make some little owls for a mobile that she was making and I got inspired by the colors she asked for. I will be loading these into the shop throughout the day.

I have also been working on these.

This is a custom order for a shower.

These are in the making. And this is what my sewing table looks like.....................................


I think I have made enough bookends for the shop right now. I will be moving on to owl garland/banners. First I have another custom order to finish.

I am off to the post office. Hope everyone is having a grand Monday!