Thursday, May 29, 2014

New Weather House Pin

 I have a cute new weather house pin in my shop!
I used my favorite color combo, blue and yellow.
And this time I added some tulip flowers in front!
 The blue fabrics are from a vintage patchwork fabric.
 Hope you can check it out at my shop!
Bye for now!


Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Enjoying the Weather

 The other day the weather was perfect, 
warm with no humidity!
So I went out to admire my pretty red tulip...

 and to hang out some laundry, 
which I haven't done in a long time.

 It brought back wonderful memories of my mom and me 
hanging laundry when I was little.
 I would run between the sheets and hide!
Her birthday would have been this week, 
and I miss her so much!
Bye for now!

Friday, May 23, 2014

Busy, Busy

 It's just plain busy round here with school coming to an end,
and Memorial Day weekend.
So I'll just leave you with pix of my latest projects:
making more bookends, and working on a new pin.
Bye till next week!

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Nearly Wordless Wednesday

 A plane overhead,
 fence eating tree,
and playing around with Pixlr filters.
Bye for now!

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Visible Monday

 Jean jacket, belt, purse: thrift
Tee, tights: Target
Shoes: Dansko
Skirt, necklace, bracelet: made by me
Butterfly pin: vintage
Rings: gift shop at the zoo


 As I took these pictures, it got warmer and warmer
and by the time I went inside I decided to 
take off the tights and put on sandals!
Linking to Visible Monday!

Bye for now!

Thursday, May 15, 2014

New Pin and Crafting

 I have a new cuckoo clock pin in my shop!
Yellow gingham and pink, so sweet!
Here it is pinned to a tank top!
 I also made myself a crochet flower bracelet,
using puff stitches.
I love how it turned out!
 I also made some book marks out of 
vintage playing cards.
 And started painting an old framed mirror.
I will show more pix of that when it's done.
Bye till next week!

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

What I Wore

 Patchwork skirt, bag, necklace and ring: made by me
Blouse, belt and jean jacket: thrift
Tights, tank top: Target
Shoes: Dansko


Bye for now!

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Thank You, Mom

 I have so many things to thank my mother for,
and one of them is my sense of style.
I wish she was still here to see all my outfits.
Above is a pic of Christmas 1965, 
that's me in the foreground.
She is wearing a fab sleeveless dress over a blouse,
and I'm sporting a floral bathrobe.
 Here is Mom with her family:
Brothers: Bud, Darryl and Curt
Sister: Gail (rocking a beehive)
Mom  (in a pretty gingham)
Grandma Florence
 Me and Mom at Mt. Rainier, Washington, 1969
Love our coats!
 Mom and my Uncle Boyd, 
great dress and apron combo!
Mom and me on my 9th birthday!
"Don't burn me Mom!"
Mom: wearing a fun floral number
Me: wearing plaid
I still have this cake stand by the way!
Miss you Mom, you were one stylish woman! 
Happy Mother's Day!

Friday, May 09, 2014

Bunny Treat

 The bunny has been out enjoying
 the lovely new grass on our lawn.
I was able to get some great pics! :)


Bye for now!

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Watch the Birdie!

 One of my favorite things about spring 
is when all the birds start coming back.
Like these cedar waxwings, aren't they pretty!
They love our crabapple.
Here a picture of them in my vintage bird book.
 Mr. and Mrs. Duck are still pottering around too.

Bye for now!

Sunday, May 04, 2014

Visible Monday

 Here is the dress I was working on
for my latest sewing project. 
I used this vintage McCalls  pattern.
Unfortunately this may be the last thing 
I will so for awhile as my machine died!
It started making a plastic burning smell,
and than it just stopped working!
I'm quite disappointed as I haven't used it that much,
and now this.
 Dress: made by me
Vintage blouse and denim jacket: thrifted
Tights and boots: Target
Pin and purse: vintage
Linking to Visible Monday!
Bye for now!

Friday, May 02, 2014

Shine On




Thanks to Debbie at I Love My Lemonade Life
I've been nominated for the Shine On award!
This is so cool, thanks Debbie!
I'm supposed to shine a light on my life 
by giving you 7 random facts about me,
so here goes!
1. I was hit in the head with a baseball bat when I was 3 years old
and went to the hospital . Here I am with my bandaged head.
2. Sometimes one ore both of my ears turn red and get really hot,
and I don't know why. It started in my 30s.

3. I worked in Yellowstone National Park for a whole summer 
when I was in college.

4. I love, love, love, coffee Frappuccinos! 

5. I played the flute in highschool.

6. I'm an introvert.

7. I love to ballroom dance, so much
that I took it twice in college! 

Okay, now I need to nominate 15 bloggers I admire
and, being an introvert, there were only 9 that I felt comfortable contacting:
Jenny and Aaron at Everyday is a Holiday
Curtise at The Secondhand Years 

Of course, those listed don't have to participate, 
but please go visit their blogs!
Bye for now!

Thursday, May 01, 2014

What I'm Working On

Happy May Day!
Another cuckoo clock is coming,
and I'm experimenting with daisy chains! 
Bye for now!