Saturday, February 26, 2011

In my Craft Cottage

Just a few things around my craft cottage. I took more pictures, but I won't bore you all at once, I'll bore you with the other pictures another time!! Ha ha!!! I got the box with the lady on it at a garage sale.
My sister made this sheep for me using white wool felt

Every cottage needs some bling bling!!

Friday, February 25, 2011

Click here for Livewire Jewelry Blog Candy

Sharon at Livewire Jewelry is having a thankful give away. Go to her blog to get more information on how you could be the blessed person to win a gorgeous pair of earrings!!!!

Thursday, February 24, 2011

It's Always a Good Time for Tea

A nice cup of tea is one of my comfort foods. I like it with cream and sugar on a cold day! I've been working on a series of tea cup wall hangings. I call them "Cup of Comfort". I'll be showing more of the wall hangings on this blog as time goes on. I bought the doilies on this wall hanging at a antique store. Yes, I cut the blue doily in half. It was hard to do it, but sometimes we have to make sacrifices for our art!!!
Close up of the clock charm.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Lesley's Fabric Book

My dear friend Lesley who lives in the UK loves the movie"The Wizard of Oz" . So when I saw this fabric at a quilt store, I knew I had to get some to make something for Lesley. I wasn't sure what I was going to make, so when I was looking through one of my favorite magazines "Cloth Paper Scissors". I saw this little fabric book with a fabric envelope for each page, I knew this would be perfect. This way I could put some little gifts in each little envelope. I really like it and plan to make more of them. She sent me an e-mail telling me that it had arrived on her birthday and loved it!!!

Front Cover

1st page
2nd page 3rd page

Monday, February 21, 2011

Christmas Cards

I know that Christmas has come and gone, however I have not posted on my blog much. So missed putting anything on my blog last Christmas. I had made two Christmas Cards that were very special to me. They are similar but different. I just really wanted to share them!!!

I took an old black and white photo of my older sister, older brother and myself playing in the snow. It wasn't the best picture, but it was the only one I had of us in the snow. We didn't get lots of snow in West Texas. I scanned and printed it. I took some pastels and gave it some color. I added fine glitter to highlight the snow. I made some crepe paper rosettes and added glitter to them and some embellishments. I made one for my sister and one for my brother. I think they really liked them, because they were so personal.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Congrats Hazel

My blog friend Hazel is celebrating nearly 4 years of starting her crafting blog. She is giving fellow bloggers a chance to win some Celebration Candy. Just go to her blog and get more details!!!
Congrats Hazel!!!!

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Front Cover
First PageSecond Page

Third Page

Fabric Book

I was inspired by Belinda Spiwak in the magazine Cloth Paper Scissors to make this little fabric book. Inside each page is a pocket, you can use to put all kinds of little treasures in. I just made one as a gift and I filled it with all kind of little gifts for a dear friend.