Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Tis the Season

It is that time of year again... Time to deck the halls!! Here are a few ideas for tree decorating that I found online.

All of these trees are from Trendy Trees! Aren't they gorgeous!

The top one kind of reminds me of something from The Grinch. So cute!

And who doesn't love some candy! This adorable tree is packed full of sweet treats! I am not sure if it would last until Christmas. haha

There are so many more beautiful trees to see on this site. Check it out!! And Happy Tree Decorating!

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Wishing you a wonderful Thanksgiving with family & friends!

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Oh My Gosh! I WON!!

So excited to see that I was one of the lucky winners in Jeanne Oliver's Creatively Made Online Class!!! WOW!! Can't wait to take the class in January!
How fun is that!!
A big THANK YOU to Jeanne for her generosity!
Be sure to check it out!

Saturday, November 19, 2011

A Quick Addition

...for your Thanksgiving table! I found this little idea once again on Pinterest! Gotta love Pinterest! These little labels were made from corner tiles that you find in the hardware store. How quick & easy is that! This blog is complete with a little tutorial on how she made the labels. I think they would be cute as place setting cards for the turkey table. And they could be used over and over again.

Or they would make a nice little gift for a friend. Look how cute they are all tied up with a bow & a marker!

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Eat Pie

I recently saw on Pinterest a post of a sign like this one. I knew I had old wood that I could use to create it. So I grabbed a few pieces and got started.

The cool story of the wood that I used is where I got it. Before the school was built across the street and before the surrounding housing developments went in there was nothing but a field. Well a field and an old workers home. When they started to prepare for the houses & school they began tearing up the land. Which also meant down came the old building. The man running the tractor thought I was crazy asking for all the old wood & the front door. I knew one day I would use it. I have a mirror in my house that I have used the wood for among a few other projects. And now I can add this project to the list.

I love the way it turned out & it will be a fun addition to my Thanksgiving decorations! Happy Turkey Day everyone!!

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Love This Idea!

Look at this fabulous tablecloth!! What a great idea for Thanksgiving! I really think I am going to do this. It isn't very expensive but looks like so much fun! And as the family gets older there are fewer and fewer crafty things for everyone to do and actually have fun with. It is from blue cricket design blog.  She purchased the supplies from Lowes. A drop cloth, sharpie markers & that's it!! Visit her blog to see how she put it all together!!

Monday, November 14, 2011

Save the Date

Coming December 2, 2011 to Craftfusion.....Book Binding Technique Class!! 6:30-8:30pm.  Join me in creating a journal from scratch to hold your Christmas lists or photos, art journaling or December Daily pages. You will have the choice of papers to make the book your own.  Using this technique you can recreate books to your hearts content! How cool is that!! The class fee is $30
Contact Craftfusion to sign up!  480-821-3758  This is sure to be a fun one!! I would love for you to join me!

Friday, November 11, 2011

Thank You

A special thank you to all the men and women who have fought for our freedom! And to those who continue to fight today. We are eternally grateful!! A special thank you to my dad, my father-in-law and uncles on both sides for your service. Love You!!

Sunday, November 6, 2011

A Creative Way to Win

I was recently told by quite a few friends that a new online class was being offered that was sure to be fabulous! So of course I had to find out more...and share it with you!
Jeanne Oliver's Creatively Made Online Class sounds wonderful. It is all about rediscovering the beauty of your gifts. It is divided into 4 sections & will be available in January...perfect as December is so busy for everyone!
Check it out!!! 

Friday, November 4, 2011

Just in Time for Christmas!

I want to feature another friend on my blog today....Trisha, with Beautiful Garden Boutique Jewelry! I was on the design team at Devine Memories with her. Now she is doing some amazing things with her jewelry line.

Check out her Etsy store!
Here are just a few of the beautiful pieces she has. She has even been nice enough to offer a discount to my readers!! Just go to her Facebook page & "like" her shop. She will contact you with a discount code! How cool is that!!

Her Etsy shop is packed full of jewelry. There are lots of different designs and items to choose from.

With such a great choice I am sure you will find something that you like for yourself or for a gift! Have fun shopping!

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Excitement for a Friend!

Samantha Kira aka Journal Girl has just launched a new product! She has designed her own stamps! I am so excited for her. Take a look at these!

You can get your own set here: Paperbag Studios

If you scroll down on the page at Paperbag Studios you can see some samples of how you can use these new stamps. A few different artists give their take on designing with Samantha Kira's creations! I ordered mine today! Can't wait for them to arrive. Hop on over to the site & get your own copy of the fun stamps!! Support an artist & have fun all at once!

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Play Along

Join Dawn DeVries Sokol in her NaNoJouMo for the month of November!!! A local Arizona artist that has published art journal books, etc. For the month of November she is recreating her popular journal prompts from last year! One a day for the month of November! It is sure to be fun! I plan to join in should too! She has even set up a flicker group for everyone to share their artwork! No pressure or elaborate pages are needed...just some fun to get you inside your art journal!
Won't you play along!!!