Friday, January 21, 2011

Red is for Valentine

I saw these so fun paper roses on Stephanie Lyn's blog and so I threw down my basket of laundry and began cutting...she has a great tutorial and they work up pretty fast....

Newest burlap, made into red roses, on a burlap pillow....I learned how to make them by watching Stephanie @

Sunday, January 2, 2011

and all that....

Here are my Christmas Fairies 2010....Such fun and each one a little different....I sold all but a couple at my show....Here is my best find of the day...I needed a stand to put my pedestal thingy on....went to DI and found this mushroomy thing and spray painted it and voile'..

.My newest painting that was finished with only hours before the show...One thing I really love about the Christmas season is all the "stuff" out there....I don't mean present stuff, I mean all the doins for crafting and decorating and such. Too bad I don't have time for all of the ideas that I have. And oh, the money to craft all the ideas. BAH on that. But what I do have is the ability to wake up at 4 and not be able to get back to sleep. TOO MANY THINGS TO DO.... so I sneak down to my studio and plug in the ole glue gun...(don't tell but that is a lie, because I have my glue gun plugged in ALL the time!)The medallions here and on the tree were great fun especially after I broke down and bought a scoring plate.

Anyway, I have a great time decorating and decided that beings grand daughter Ella was coming this year, I would pull out the stops and put up multiple trees. I think I topped out at 7 or so. Only 2 were full size, and the rest were short and sweet or skinny and fun. What a lot of work. And on top of that....I had an art show and sale. Just call me crazy....

The only thing sad about Christmas is that it is all done and over and the coming down is