Thursday, April 30, 2015

What I'm Working On

 As you can see, I'm making good progress on more heart pins.
They looked so pretty sitting on my table, I thought I would 
get a shot of them,with a few little swallows added in. 
I should have more listed in my shop soon!

Bye for now!

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Personalized Pins

I'm so excited to show off my newest shop item, 
 I was inspired by rockabilly tattoos.
The first one I've listed is in blue gingham, 
and I will be making more in other colors.
I think these would be great with the name of a shop
or a blog. I've just shown a few examples,
but there are lots of possibilities.

Bye for now!

Sunday, April 26, 2015

What I Wore

I just found out that April is normally one of the windiest months
here in Minnesota! And that is why, once again I'm indoors
for my photos. I just hate trying to take pix, when the wind is
blowing! My hair is all over the place, and the skirt goes flying up!
Dress: H & M
Cardi and tights: Target
Shoes: Dansko
Purse: gift 
Crochet collar: made by me
Bracelet: vintage
Belt: thrift

I decided to use red accents with my rose floral dress,
and cardigan for warmth. But I think the next time I wear it
I will be trading a sweater for sandals. It's supposed to get much
warmer this week. Soon I may have some pix of blossoming trees
to show you!

Hope it's warm and not too windy where you are!
Linking to:
Bye for now!

Friday, April 24, 2015

More Wildlife Sightings

Last week it was a wild turkey, 
this week we saw a hawk in our back yard.
It was so exciting!

 He did some hunting while he was here, 
and had a little snack by the fence.

I just love seeing wild life so close.
Especially in my own back yard!
Bye for now!

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Daisy Cottage

This may be one of my favorite pins I've ever made,
but then I have always been partial to daisies!
And it's also my favorite color combo.
I think this would be adorable on a denim shirt
or a pretty summer dress.

You can find it in my shop right now!
Please check it out!

Sunday, April 19, 2015

What I Wore

I took some pix inside and outside this time, 
it turned out to be a beautiful spring day!
Perfect for wearing lots of florals and no tights. 
Purse and enamel pins: vintage
Belt and bracelets: Dots
Cardi: JCPenney
Sandals, skirt and top: thrift

Bye for now!

Friday, April 17, 2015

Spring Turkey

 Spring is definitely making an appearance,
the willow tree is covered in pretty green buds.
We finally got some much needed rain the other day,
so the grass is greening up, the ducks are back,
and cardinals are making a nest near our back yard.
Of course, I wasn't expecting to see a turkey in my back yard!
We have seen a flock of wild turkeys in the area,
but I was a little surprised to see this lovely lady
 peering through my office window.

She didn't stay long, 
but I did manage to get a few good photos.

And then she flew over the fence!
Have you seen any wild life lately?
Bye for now!

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

What I'm Working On

Working on a new cottage pin
and kicking around ideas for a 
customizable pin. 
 Also started crocheting butterflies 
for my summer decor.
Aren't they pretty! 

Bye for now!

Sunday, April 12, 2015

What I Wore

Ah, it was one of those days that felt like spring 
and winter at the same time.
Warm in the sun, but with a cool wind!
So layers were called for:
Denim jacket, belt and purse: thrift
Cardi: JCPenney
Tee and tights: Target
Shoes: Dansko
Crochet collar, skirt and chalet pin: made by me
Butterfly pin: vintage

While I really love the warmer weather, 
we really could use some rain. 
Instead we just get lots of wind!

Linking to Turning Heads Tuesday!
Bye for now!

Thursday, April 09, 2015

"Wooden Shoe" Like These Shoes?

I would love to have some real shoes like these to wear,
but alas,
these are just teeny little wooden shoes that I hand painted.

I really do love miniature things,
although painting in miniature can be tricky!

But it was definitely worth it,
because I love how they turned out.

 Here are some adult wooden shoes,
to show what size the hand painted shoes are.
 The littlest ones would fit on a doll.

Then I thought I'd add the big shoes
to my spring display. 

As you can see, 
I also love wooden shoes.
I'll have to take pix of my other wooden shoes
one of these days. 
Bye for now!

Monday, April 06, 2015

Egg-cellent Color

 Hope you had a nice Easter,
we had a nice quiet one.
Not a lot of cooking and baking,
but we did color some eggs.

It's always fun to play around 
with the different colors. 

They aren't perfect, 
but that's what I love about them. 
Bye for now!

Friday, April 03, 2015

What I've Been Working On

Finally getting around to painting 
some little wooden shoes 
that I found a while ago.

Also working on spring cleaning 
in my studio.

 And spotted our stray cat
hanging out in our play area,
right at the top of the slide!

Hope your having a great week!
Bye for now!

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Rose Cottage Pin

Just finished this new pin:
Rose Cottage!
You can find it in my shop!
I love adding all the little details, 
even though it takes time and patience. 

 Wouldn't it look great with a vintage dress like one of these?
Bye for now!

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