Saturday, October 24, 2009

You are 12

It's difficult for me to realize that you are twelve. The years have flown by and I've seen you change from a baby, to a toddler, a child, and soon - a teenager. And even though I've witnessed all of this, you have made me feel young, and I love you for that.

So, in honor of your birthday, here are some things that I'd like to share that I love about you ...

You enjoy snuggling on the couch while watching movies with family.

You're very athletic and love playing sports.

When you put your mind to something - you do a great job!

You're protective of your little brother.

And you still call me "mommy", even when the other kids pick on you about it.

I'm looking forward to the next year - seeing how you change, seeing how your personality develops even further. You're my "little man" and I love you dearly. Happy Birthday!

Saturday, October 10, 2009

I've stocked it!

Believe it or not, I've finally put some stuff up in my Etsy shop. There's a link to it all on the right ... be sure to check it out!

No quilts yet, but there's some cute Halloween jewelry that I made. I hope to have a quilt or two up soon.

Friday, October 9, 2009

It's that time of year ...

I am in love with Melissa's blog. Seriously. I go there, like almost everyday and just drool over her creativity. To have an ounce of her energy and ability to finish projects ... it's really awe inspiring.

Well, she's giving away one of her fabulous Halloween banners.

And I want it.


So, I'm crossing my fingers in hopes that I'll be lucky enough to win this spooktacular banner. And if not, I guess I'll be draggin' my butt out somewhere to get what I'll need to make my own!

Friday, October 2, 2009

24 hours ...

What a difference a day makes.

Flora isn't finished yet, I need to buy more flowers, but here she is. I also need to buy another bird because the cats apparently felt that my little styrofoam bird was a chew toy. Good thing it wasn't real.

So ... now that I'm "almost" done with Flora, it's time to hit the books and get started on my notes for class.

Thursday, October 1, 2009

My Flora

I am loving school so far. The people there are great, the course seems easy enough, and I'm learning something new everyday. I also get to do crafty things ... I LOVE crafty things.

We're having a contest on Halloween based on fantasy makeup. I love a challenge. ;o) Anyway, we were each given heads to make all pretty for the competition. With this in mind, I'd like to introduce you to "Flora" ...

She's not the prettiest head I've seen, but I hope to fancy her up a lot over the course of the month. Today was day one. I took her outside and spray painted her a nice, creamy ivory color. She's currently perched on my nightstand getting an "air bath" by way of my fan. I hope she dries out, I'm so anxious to paint her.

Obviously, all things quilted have taken a back seat for the time being. With the demands of school, and all the things I have to make for Christmas, well, my own fun has been put on the back burner. Oh well, at least I'm still making pretty things.