Thursday, July 31, 2008
i bought this cute japanese book of shorts and pants awhile ago. i want to make mikey some shorts..and maybe pants. so today i made up these. i haven't sew pants or shorts in so long! and the instruction are in japanese of course.. but i managed a decent (but not perfect!) looking pair of shorts i think. he's wearing them not so will take another pic of him with them on later..
Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Saturday, July 26, 2008
i wanted to do a little giveaway..so i am offering little edith bambola! you can win her! all you have to do is leave a comment. maybe a book, movie or website you love. i'll leave this giveaway open until august.14th. i will have my hubby pick a name that day.. thanks so much and good luck!
and we found a few things at yard sale too. some beautiful hammered aluminum pieces and two very old glass candy dish bowls.
i love hammered aluminum it generally has beautiful embossed designs including flowers.
the glass bowls are both so pretty. one is bubble glass. the other is a hobnail type pattern.
we found several treasures this week at the thrift stores including a depression glass vase, an ideal kissy baby doll, a herself the elf doll, vintage fabric, tons of rick rack and seam binding and some super adorable hand embroidered potholders from the 20's-30's!
will be posting yard sale finds soon too!
Friday, July 25, 2008
i recently got some beautiful art by wendy gaffaney. she does the most beautiful watercolor fairies, mermaids, dragons and animals! i love these three that i got! they are so beautiful! these are art prints but the colors are vivid and beautiful! please visit her shop at http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5628964