Tuesday, April 30, 2013

New in My Shop

 Here is my latest brooch
in my shop!
I sweet chalet with a heart motif balcony
bird and nest on the roof,
and St. Bernard dog at the door.
Check it out at Happy as a Lark Shop!

Bye for now!

Monday, April 29, 2013

What I Wore

 I'm absolutely in love with my new dress
that I found at JC Penney!
It is so flattering, pretty and comfy!
Dress: JC Penney
Sandals: thrift
Purse: vintage
Cardi: H & M

I have to say that I'm really impressed
by the new look of JC Penney.
It's much more inviting to shop there,
and the clothes are pretty great too!
Bye for now!

Friday, April 26, 2013

Around the House

 Just Smoke being extra cute!
 A gorgeous sunset!
 A sweet duck couple.
 And some yarn on my studio table.
Have a great weekend!
I will be out enjoying the long awaited spring weather.
Bye for now!

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Spring Walk in the Park

 This is a walk we try to take 
about three times a week. 
It is three miles long and a good workout!
It may not look too spring like, 
but at least the snow is melting!
 I thought that this fallen tree
reminded me of a slingshot!
And it fell in such a perfect way.
 Everything about trees 
fascinate me,
especially the growths and formations on the old trees!
 The tree below reminds me
of an old furnace
with all the pipes coming out!
 And this tree stump looks 
like it could be the home of a gnome 
or fairy.
 Finally a sign of spring!
The pussy willow is covered in fuzzy buds.
Bye for now!

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Last of the Snow?

 I know it's April,
and it's supposed to be spring,
but we just got more snow!
Even the bunny is a little confused!
 I'd rather take pix of him,
instead of the snow!
 I think he's tired of the snow too!
Bye for now!

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Thrift Store Finds

 Found at the thrift:
A flour sack towel with painted design.
 A sweet mini wooden shoe.
 And a fun vintage tumbler.
Bye for now!

Monday, April 22, 2013

What I Wore

 Cardi: H & M
Skirt: Hand sewn by me
Tights and boot: Target
Blouse and belt: thrift
Cuckoo Pin: made by me
I just sold one of my cuckoo pins!
So I will be making more soon
Bye for now!

Friday, April 19, 2013

What I'm Working On

 I was cutting out some felt shapes 
for my pins,
and started making little scenes.
Like a mushroom forest next to a little cottage.
 And a couple with their dog
on a walk.
Bye for now!

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Thrift Store Finds

 Found at the thrift:
One cute-as-a-button pyrex dish!
And one insulated pitcher!

Bye for now!

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

What I Wore

Blue jumper: Hand sewn by me
Tights: Target
Blouse: thrifted
Purse: vintage

Bye for now!

Friday, April 12, 2013

Around the House

 This is the calendar I did
for April 
on my bulletin board in the kitchen.
I think it turned out pretty cute!
 I love how the little duckies turned out!
And, the other day I was sitting at my dining room table
and heard a morning dove.
I looked up and saw that he was right there 
on the deck railing.
He was pacing back and forth,
probably getting tired of waiting for spring!
Bye for now!

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Thrift Store Finds

 Found at the thrift:
Cute owl pair.
Adorable mugs.
 Fabulous mushroom plaque!
 Sunny yellow vintage jar.
 And vintage craft book circa 1984.

Bye for now!

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

April Jack and Jill Art

 First up are two great illustrations 
from April 1970.
The Waddle Song art by Rae O.
And The Gentle Touch 
art by Len Ebert.
 The next two are from
April 1973.
These cute paperdolls, 
art by Betsey Bates.
 And puzzle page art
by Jean Rapp.
Bye for now!

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

New in My Shop

 New brooches in my shop!
Including this cutie,
that is inspired by a weather house!
 And another chalet,
this one with pink fabric and a sweet doggy!

Check them both out 

Bye for now!

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