Saturday, October 15, 2011

::Tap tap: Is this thing on?

Hi Crafters,
Good gosh! It's been too long.  These past 2 months have been pretty crazy.  We have finally started on our house.  We also moved in with my husband's parents while we build.  I have a fantastic craft space while I am here.

I have managed to get back into the crafting groove.  Here's a few things I've been working on...

This project I've had in my head for months.  We head down to the Outer Banks every summer with our good friends.  This year we happened to be at the beach on what would have been my grandparents' wedding anniversary.  I was very close with my grandmother, and am quite fortunate to wear her wedding band as part of my bridal set.  While I was shell searching and wading in the water I happened to find a whole un-broken sand dollar floating in the surf. Not to get too sentimental but it was a blessing to find it, especially on that day. This is the only perfect one I have ever found.  I managed to keep it safe through the trip home and our move.

I found these frames at Kohl's in a set of 5.  The light house is from Life's a Beach and the font is from Designer's Calendar.  I used the makers on the lettering.  The light is a hot affix crystal.

I am headed to a Bridal Shower tomorrow.  I picked up these glasses at Bed, Bath, and Beyond for a whopping .89 apiece! I used the cake cartridge that came with my machine for the frame.  The font is from Opposites Attract.  The only frustrating thing about this purchase is they had HUGE yellow stickers marking the price.  I used my heat gun to help get the sticker off without many issues.

Okay, last project!  I made some adorable barrette's for sweet Penelope!  I'm still trying to find the perfect place to take pictures here so this one is not great.  I used my cuttlebug dies to cut these out of felt.  I found it needed an extra cardboard shim to get a clean cut.  I used "The Best Glue Ever" for the adhesive. 

Well, that's all I have for now!
Happy Crafting,

1 comment:

  1. Great job. I will have to try those barrettes soon.