This week, I made a photo mask for a “June Bride”. Or, it can be used for any other photos. I’m kind of running out of ideas for masks at the moment, so unless you have suggestions, I might just take a break at 20. Anyhow, here is the mask for this week. PU only – Enjoy!
Hmmm, I’ve been following a few wonderful bloggers that frequent estate sales, find the most interesting things, and create even more interesting things with their finds. Well, of course I’d have to have a go at it, and wouldn’t you know it, I came across an ad for an estate sale, and off I went. The sale started at 8:00am, I arrived at 8:15am, and stood behind five people to enter the house. I felt a bit uneasy, like I was intruding… Images of the scene from A Christmas Carol came to mind, where the old ladies are going through Ebenezer Scrooges material goods… The lady in front of me turned, smiled, and I asked her about estate sales…And she explained a few things… This was an estate of her friends parents. The family had chosen whatever they wanted, and the rest of their estate was being liquidated. Orphans needing new homes… Ok, feeling a bit better… Step into the house, lots to see, but I zero in on the holiday craft supplies. The atmosphere was positive, upbeat, and happy. I left with a bag of things and a feeling of goodwill… My first estate sale.
You know what they say is the definition of insanity: Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. That about sums it up for my efforts in making lampwork beads… I make them, list them, and “hope” to sell them. At the very least to support my lampwork beading habit… Am […][Continue reading...]
I’ve noticed a few bloggers participating in Pink Saturday over at How Sweet The Sound. And, I just love the color Pink, so I am posting one of my favorite flowers – Pink Peonies. Unfortunately, it’s too hot where we live to grow peonies, but I can indulge in them seasonally at our local Trader […][Continue reading...]
Thought I’d give dads an equal time – here is a simple, yet meaningful photo mask for that special day. Personal use only – Enjoy![Continue reading...]
I had lunch with a few of my friends the other day. They asked me what do I do with all my vintage finds? I told them I make things, why?… just because. I love my friends, but I don’t think they get it. Right now, it’s just something that gives me pleasure – to […][Continue reading...]
There are so may flowers in bloom in our garden right now, but I’ll focus on the hollyhocks. They have kindly returned every year for the past three years, surprising us with such a variety of pretty colors. Here is a view of our front entrance. The flowers are so pretty, and they seem to […][Continue reading...]
DD graduated from HS last night. Our youngest child… so happy for her to move on to college, but I will miss her…[Continue reading...]
The other weekend, DH and I experienced what “empty nest” would be like. DD took off for an overnight trip to Disneyland with friends. We started the morning with breakfast out – nice! Then we headed to our local event “Art In The Park”. They had an exhibit as well at the Smiley Library. Here […][Continue reading...]
I’ve made a simple gradient style photo mask to kick off summer vacation. Personal use only please. Enjoy![Continue reading...]
This is a simple mask, but a very meaningful one to many of us. In our case, DD’s HS graduation. So, for those of you who will be using this mask, Congratulations! PU only please.[Continue reading...]
Now that I am in a creative mood, I need to make sure that I actually get to the “creating” part. I have a tendency to get an idea for a project, gather the materials, then move on to the next idea in my head before implementing and completing my first project. With this in […][Continue reading...]