Saturday, October 2, 2010

Wait for it - wait for it......

So sorry that I disappeared from Blogland, but things got a little hectic and I just needed a little break. I have been stitching like crazy and have a fun fall craft to share with you. And, pictures and news at the end of the post!!
Ok, you know how I am with Blogger and pictures, but I'm going to give it a good try to get the pictures in the right order.
First, these are some great thrift store finds I scored this past week. I love the red candleholder - very kitchy!!
 I love these picnic baskets and I bought them at 2 seperate stores, but they match!! Lovely for storage!!
 Someone got crafty! The picture below this one is a shot of the back - they painted the glass with chalkboard paint. I will clean it up and see if I need to reapaint it.

 Did this for a swap - love this freebie pattern and I have stitched it twice and need to stitch it again, for myself!!
 This is the back side - see the vintage button for the accent?
 Flower frogs from my sweet mother for my birthday! She sent me the greatest package with wonderful stuff (and a new project to start!) but these are my favorite!
 Another stitchy finish!!
 Back of the above stitchy finish!
 More finishes!
 And, their backsides!
 Another mug tree, but only has 2 arms.

 OK. this is the coolest craft. Supposed to be done in fall colors and I am definatly doing this in the proper colors, but this was my trial project. This sweater was  99 cents at the goodwill and I had the glass candleholder. Here is the link to the tutorial. Try it - it's fun and what a great way to decorate your fall table!! Go to

Ok, if you  have lasted long enough to get to the end of this post, I love you!! LOL! Remember the pity party post? Well, everything happens for a reason. I started a new job on Friday. Didn't want to jinx it until I saw if it was going to work out. I can't really blog about it, but I am teaching again. That's right, I'm out there corupting aother generation of little ones! LOL! This place will work with my crazy schedule and is full of really nice ladies. So far, so good!! I'm blessed to have found this place. It's only 20-25 hours a week, so that's perfect! I can still take an EMT class in the spring and now I will have the money to pay for it myself, instead of asking Big Daddy! Now, I pormise I will blog more often, I have lots of crafts to show you!! Hugs to all!!
Also, I joined a PIF and I am taking 3 names that I will stitch a something for in the next 365 days. However, you have to have your own PIF on your blog for 3 people. I will take the first 3 comments that are interested and I will lock you in when you post your PIF. Come on, you know you want to!!!

1 comment:

  1. Some really great finds and wonderful finishes. Looks like your ready to decorate that halloween tree.