Thursday, November 28, 2013


So thankful for all my blogger friends! 
Thanks for all your sweet comments!
Bye till Monday!

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

What I Wore

Vintage dress: thrift
Coat: Old Navy
Tights: Target
Shoes: Dansko
Large Chalet pin: made by me

Monday, November 25, 2013

Thrift Store Finds

 Found at the thrift: 
a cute Santa die cut for 40 cents!
 A hanging reindeer ornament for $1!
 And a fabric applique egg ornament for 40 cents!
Bye for now!

Friday, November 22, 2013

New in My Shop

 I've got two new brooches in my shop
that are perfect for the holidays and cold weather.
A cute cuckoo clock and chalet, 
both featuring a rustic deer head.
The cuckoo also has an edelweiss flower.
 And the chalet has a bit of plaid fabric which I love!
Please visit my Etsy shop and check them out! 
Bye till Monday!

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

What I Wore

Dress, tee, tights and boots: Target
Belt: Dots
Jean Jacket: Steve and Barry
Chalet pin: made by me

Bye for now!

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Pinecone Turkey DIY

 Here is a quick little project for 
Thanksgiving and fall!
I got the idea from some vintage decorations I have,
but I tried to improve on them.

 So the materials needed are:
bump chenille stems (6 bumps cut into 3 pairs)
markers in brown and gold
brown pipe cleaner

 You want to cut the bump stems into sets of 2 bumps,
three sets per bird.
Cut the plain stem in half.

You could use brown or orange bump stems,
but I had beige ones on hand,
so I colored them myself with markers.
This way I could color the bumps ombre style 
with brown at the bottom  and gold on the tip.

 Then you wind each set of bumps around 
the bottom of the cone to make a tail.

 After you have all the tail "feathers" on,
take one half of the brown pipe cleaner to fashion
a head and neck, then wind that around the front tip 
of the pine cone.
 The other half of pipe cleaner you 
shape into a "u" to wrap around the middle of the cone,
this will be the feet.
 That's it! 
I think they would make great decorations,
or could be used as a favor at each place setting at the table.
Bye for now!

Monday, November 18, 2013

Thrift Store Finds

 Aren't these two adorable?
I found these vintage wooden ornies at the thrift for 40 cents each!
And I was able to add to my 12 days of  Christmas glassware
at just 70 cents apiece!
Now I have six all together.

I think they are just lovely!
Bye for now!

Friday, November 15, 2013

Zen Smoke

 For some reason most of the pix
I take of Smoke,
he is laying on the floor.
Either peeking around the corner,

Or laying in the sun!
Bye for now!

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Fox Purse

 I recently finished crocheting this fox purse,
and I love how it turned out!
I found the pattern in my copy of Simply Crochet.
 It's definitely not perfect,
but I think I did a pretty good job.
Bye for now!

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Cute Animals in My Shop

 My shop has two new forest friends to see!
Another cute deer
and introducing....... Mr. Fox!
I hope you will check them out!
Bye for now!

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

A Snowy Fall Morning

 Last week we had a bit of a snow ,
just enough to coat everything. 
Even though it seemed to early,
it looked pretty with the fall leaves.

It's all gone now, 
and so are the leaves.

Bye for now!

Monday, November 11, 2013

What I Wore

Just too windy to take an outdoor pic :(
Dress and coat: H&M
Cardi: thrift
Boots and tights: Target
Scarf and hat: crocheted by me
Bye for now!

Friday, November 08, 2013

Last of the Fall Leaves

 The leaves on our maple have finally fallen,
later than usual this year.
 Usually they are all down by Halloween.
 I'm glad it took them a little longer,
more time to enjoy the color!
Bye for now!

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Oh, Deer!

 Here is my latest pin, 
a cute deer design!
I like it so much I will be making
many more I think!
Check it out in my shop!

Bye for now!

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Crocheted Scarf

 I just recently finished this wrap style scarf, 
and here are two ways to style it.
I really love the versatility of it! 
I used this pattern from Red Heart Yarns.

Bye for now!

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Thrift Store Finds

 They've started to put out Christmas at my thrift,
so I found this great roll of vintage ribbon 
and some red yarn for holiday crocheting!
I also bought a vintage record because I couldn't 
resist the cover!
 I love this kind of artwork,
especially the groovy Santa!
Bye for now!

Monday, November 04, 2013

What I Wore

Skirt, jacket, blouse and belt: thrift
Tights, tee and gloves: Target
Shoes: Dansko
Crocheted necklace: made be me

Bye for now!

Friday, November 01, 2013

Wet Fall Leaves

 I love the look of wet fall leaves,
and I was even more fascinated 
by the ones stuck to my bedroom window.

Bye for now!

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