Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Snips and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails

It has been awhile since I have posted and something exciting has happened in our family.  My Granddaughter and her husband Matt presented us with a little baby boy. His name is Wyatt. He is 4 weeks old now. Of course I need to brag and post a few pictures of my Great-Grandson.  This is a picture of him and my mother.  5 generations are represented in this picture.  I am so blessed to have both of them in my life.   And isn't he such a cutie.  There is n 89 year life span represented in this photo.

And here is where the puppy dog tails fit in.  I thought I would crochet him a little puppy dog hat for this winter.  Do you think he will grow into it by then.  Let's hope so.  

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Day 3 of the Glitter Games

It is Day 3 of Pats Glitter Games.  PK Glitz is coming to hold classes next week.  So here is my entry into day 3 challenge.  We were to use embossing on a project.
  I sometimes try my hand at jewelry making.

 I had these leaf skeletons and they were in a bright silver color.  Sorry about the bad picture

 I wanted to change the color so I embossed them using Not so Rusted Penny color.  Then I added a little butter fly bead. Added my earring hook to it and it was finished. I liked the outcome so I had a solid silver leaf and decided to change it also.  I used Bronze Patina on it and added a little feather.
I mentioned in an earlier post about a memorial bake & craft fund raiser we are having later in Scott's memory, so I will add this to the others that I am making for the sale.  I thought it would be a neat little way to gift the earrings  if  I would make a card for them to go on.  The front of the card has an leaf skeleton embossed on it with the little butterfly added.  On the inside of the card, the earrings are displayed.

Thanks Pat for letting me play along in the Glitter Games.

Thursday, April 5, 2012


Last weekend was the bridal shower for my niece Ashley. Here she is as she came into the fellowship hall.

Pat at One Little Spark, cut out the favors for me.( She has all kinds of favor boxes and invite ideals)

This is the invitation Pat helped me design, she ordered just the right paper. Tiffany Blue. Also in the picture is the little wrist corsage I made for Ashley.
Here Ashley is opening up lots of wonderful gifts.  Seated beside her is my oldest niece Nancy, helping her keep a record of the gifts.
I have lots of wonderful nieces. This one is Deanna helping me decorate a mirror for the shower. ( no that is not gray hair you see on me *wink*)
And this niece is Jennifer, what an inspiration she is to all of us.  Since Jan. 24, 2012 she has lost 168 lbs. She deserves a lot of compliments on reaching her goal.

A banner I made using pictures of the soon to be married couple.
The fellowship hall half decorated, we forgot to take pictures of the finished product.
Everyone was asked to bring a bulb, or pkg of seeds so she could start a flower garden at her new home.
I know it is a long post, but I hope you enjoyed looking.

PK Glitz Challenge

Pat at One Little Spark is having a PK Glitz challenge. I always love her challenges.  Here is my glittered Birthday Card for the challenge.  Go visit her and enter too. Jim and Janelle from PK Glitz is visiting One Little Spark on April 12. If you live in the area, you can sign up for fun sounding classes.

Saturday, March 17, 2012


Yesterday was the 4th birthday of my blog. A lot of changes have happened in 4 years. Some sad but also some very good things have occured. I told you earlier that I was going to soon be a great grandmother, so I have been working on a few things for her shower. Here are some baby blocks I made using the colors that she has selected for the baby's room. Also, I couldn't celebrate a birthday without an update on Flossie Mae. Also a picture of my Spring basket outside my door.

Saturday, March 3, 2012


I may have already mentioned this

but in May I am going to be a Great Grandmother .

I know that has to be hard for all of you to believe since I am only 39 years old. *wink*.

My Granddaughter is using Simba as the theme for her little boys room. Martha Stewart had this ideal on her site. Thanks for visiting.

Friday, January 20, 2012


I know it is just the middle of January, but I am so looking forward to Spring time. Lots of exciting things are happening.

My granddaughter is having a little boy the last of May and my niece is getting married May 12. I am going to be involved in giving a bridal shower and a baby shower. My dear friend, Pat, at One Little Spark, is helping me design the invites for both showers. She takes orders for the invites and favors and makes them for you, or you can buy all the supplies from her to put them together yourself. One Little Spark takes phone and email orders and ships anywhere within the continental United States, so you need to visit Pat with your invitation and favor needs.. My dear friend Debbie has offered to have a fundraiser in my son, Scott's memory, also this Spring. We will be raising money for a local charity. I was blog hopping trying to get ideals of something that I could make and contribute to the craft sale when I came across Kolleen's, Design By Night. You will be inspired by all the creative things she makes. She has a lot of free tutorials. Please go visit her and leave her a comment. She inspired me to make my own little earrings for the craft sale. Thanks for visiting.