Merry Christmas To ALL

We have enjoyed our Christmas so much this year.  Not filled with tons of crazy days.  We’ve enjoyed our family and our festivities will end tomorrow.  I think this has been the best Christmas I’ve ever had. 

I’m just so grateful for every little thing in our lives.  


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Thank you family and friends for sharing Christmas with us!


Unfailing Love Lampwork Bracelet

Unfailing Love Page

I have a bracelet for you that has those lovely plum and purple colors in it.  Such rich and warm colors.  I just chose some of the beads and showed you a close-up of them so you could see some of the details.
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Grab it while you can.  I only have one!


Open House…..yeah….well…..

You know how some times “something” has to give?  Well this year the something was my Open House.  I had made pieces and didn’t edit them and put them on the website because I honestly spent my time working on custom pieces for Christmas for my customers.  My custom pieces take priority over Open House as I’m sure you can  understand.  My apologies.  I put three pieces up that I had made and can ship them on 12/20/10 if anyone is interested in purchasing a bracelet for Christmas.  It will arrive on the 22nd or 23rd. 



I have another one I’m still working on editing.  The colors are plum colors. 

We’ve been visiting with family this weekend and have eaten so much food and hopefully burned off the calories consumed by swimming in the swimming pool, but I doubt it.  Oh well.  Enjoy life!  We’ve laughed and had a fabulous time just being together. 


Winds of Change

I feel it.  The winds of change are blowing and I’m ready to start changing things again.  I’m starting with little things.  To you it may seem little (well it IS), but I just wish I had thought of this sooner.  I’ve had “toddler” bowls and cups for a long time now and I’m retiring them for MANY reasons.  Mostly I’m tired of the color fights in the morning.  They fight over who gets which color for a bowl or cup.  DONE!  DONE!  DONE! 


I went to a store to find cheaper bowls and brought these cream colored ones home.  Ran them through the dishwasher and found they are Ikea bowls under the tag.  That was a surprise!  Now we don’t fight over bowls and I have a big glass for the big girl, and a little glass for the little girl so they know which one is theirs.  AHHHHHH……peace.

Next I’m going to tackle my website and blog and things related to my business.  I’ll tackle that at the beginning of the new year though.  I don’t have the time now but I feel the wind blowing.  It could also be the wind from outside.  It is 28 degrees outside right now and snowing.  No, it is just me getting ready for changes.  oh joy!

The Open House or whatever I’m going to name it will be up this week.  Working on it!

Doesn’t anyone have names to submit?  Sparkle Sale?  Cyber Christmas?  Shop till you drop?  Throw them out there gals.


Enjoy the ride, eh?

So, I’ve been busy and so have all of you.  What else is new, right?  Right.  I just thought I’d share with you what I thought was humorous tonight.  I tucked the children into bed and came down to work on my orders and this…Workspace

is the sight I came upon when I walked into the room!

Now who could have possibly done this?  Not me???  NO WAY!  I leave things nice and tidy and ready for me to work when I return.  Can I tell you that this just made me chuckle.  Really?  Now I have to clean up before I can work.


There is even a little Christmas berry on my desk that I have no idea how it got there.  Hmmmmm?????

Apparently my workspace isn’t the ONLY thing that looks crazy like it needs some attention.  My daughter gave me this picture she drew today and told me this is me! Great!  I think she meant it as a compliment. : )

Even a 5 year old knows when I look a mess.  giggle.  What am I holding?  An ice cream cone?  I run around with those ALL of the time.  ha!  Isn’t it precious though?


What am I doing though, really.  I’m busy working on custom orders  and the open house is um….well…happening eventually ladies.  My ducks aren’t in a row this year.  As a matter of fact, there is not even a duck in sight!!!  Darn ducks!


Fluffing Things Around My Home

I have been repurposing, repainting, and reinventing for months.  Here are just a few of the pictures of things I have done with paper, paint, glitter, and stuff around the house.  If it doesn’t move, it has a good chance of being modified in some way.  Don’t laugh.  I’m serious!  Just ask my husband.  He moves just so I won’t paint HIM.  I’m in a sewing phase now.  Yeah…dangerous.


What is in this collage?  Well, let me tell you. 

A repurposed book that I tore apart to make a wreath for my wall. 

A pillow I painted with black fabric paint to go on the bench I painted black. {sense a color theme here?}

A design that I put silver glitter on and put in a frame.  It is so MUCH prettier in person.  {You can’t see it sparkle}.

A fabric wreath I made for my front door that hung on a black canvas.

I repurposed book pages on my (home-made) tissue box cove.  I also covered styrofoam balls with ribbon, string and book pages. 

I’m onto making Christmas stuff now.  I find glitter EVERYWHERE!  I guess that is the price I pay for beauty around the house.  giggle

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