Saturday, July 2, 2011

Oops I did it again...

I am a terrible blogger!  That being said, I have been pretty busy, have been in a fibro flare up as well so haven'tn had the energy or presence of mind to post.

 I've finally started crafting again, yay!  I've been having so much fun with it, and want to share a picture of my latest work, it's based on a couple of pictures I took at the Oregon coast.  It is roughly 6x9 inches , quilted then beaded.  It was time consuming but oh so fun!

I'm making another one based on a picture my daughter took of Hanauma Bay in Hawaii, it's about the same size.  I've also been working on some quilted postcards, and other miscellaneous crafting.  Of course, pacing myself as much as I can remember to do.  I'm hoping to be able to make some of these mini beaded quilts to sell on Etsy.

Well, that's all that's exciting around here.


Sunday, February 6, 2011

Wow, New Years resolution down the drain...

Well, I said I was going to post once a week, oops!  I've been either too busy or in too much pain or too distracted to remember...

So, what is new? I've been helping my boyfriend set up his Etsy shop
and that has taken a lot of my time and energy.  Also, my sweet, wonderful daughter has been a bit ill and is going to have surgery tomorrow, which has been a huge stress, and scary too.  I have been trying to create and been epic failing miserably, LOL!  I can't seem to remember how to do things very easily, so it's taking me 10 times as long as it used to just to get something done.  I've also found out I need surgery on my knee...which I really already knew, just needed to convince the docs, finally got the MRI I needed and it convinced them.  That about sums up the last month.  Pain, stress, frustration....but in reality, I have had a good month overall, despite these things.

I will post some of my 'creations' after my daughter is healed. 

Hope everyone has a great day, week, month!!!


Monday, December 6, 2010

Itching to create and other randomness

I've been trying to commit myself to blogging, whether anyone will read it or not is irrelevant at this point, at least once a week, hopefully more ( pre-New Year's resolution #1). Let's see how long I can actually remember that!

I've been itching to create, craft, sew, make jewelry, etc. I feel like one of my teammates on Etsy said (I'm paraphrasing here because 1, my memory sucks, and 2, well, can't remember the second reason LOL) 'I have all these ideas swimming around in my head and I know I can't sit down and do them' .

I actually did make some easy to make jewelry this past week for Christmas gifts, so I can't post photos just in case the recipients actually stumble upon my blog and decide to read it! Will post photos later after Christmas. But that hasn't satisfied my 'creative urges'. I want to make so many things, and I just can't seem to find the energy. I've decided that when an idea pops into my head, I'm going to try to sketch it out, although my drawing skills are minimal and nearly worthless, in hopes that when I do have the energy and feel a bit better, I can remember what it was that I was yearning to do. A pre-New Year's resolution #2.

In the mean time, I have a ton of vintage buttons just begging me to photograph them and list them on Etsy so a new home can be found for them :) I'm slowly plodding along in that effort. It is so time consuming to photograph buttons, and then edit the photos (sometimes retaking the photos) and then listing the item all for not much of a profit. However, it does give me something to do that is not difficult (some days) and can be done in 10 minute intervals if needed.

Well this must be the longest post I've made in years! Yay!

Have a great day everyone!

Friday, December 3, 2010


Thats about all I have to say...just beat those dang Ducks!

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Items to keep you warm this winter

On Etsy, I created a treasury, which is a showcase of items, to keep you warm this winter.
This is the link...

Please check it out, it contains great items from the 2 teams I'm on, The LAWST Team (Loud and Wacky Street Team) and the Createability Team which is a team for disabled Etsy sellers and those who care for the disabled.

Happy Holidays!

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

I am a terrible blogger!

I can't believe it's been over a year since I posted. Shame on me. So much has been happening that I could have filled a hundred pages with blog updates! First of all, my divorce is final, I've moved....again...and now my sewing room is the smallest it's ever been. Wow. Not sure how I'm going to ever get anything done in there, but hey, guess it's better than no sewing room at all! So, I'm grateful to have it. I've re-opened my Etsy shop
Right now I'm just trying to sell my buttons I've collected over the years, and hopefully get to making some stuff soon.

Small post, but better than a year + absence!

Ciao for now,

Monday, September 28, 2009

I've moved again and other randomness

This year has been one of many changes. Divorce, moving, illness, oh the fun I've had! So now that I've moved to a more permanent (I hope) location, I am working on getting fully unpacked before re-opening etsy. I had to move from my last place because who wants to see there ex at the grocery store? Running into 'old ghosts' is no way to start your life over, so I've moved out of that town and am starting over totally. Now if I could just get a couple of un-packing elfs to help me unpack and decide what gets donated and what will fit in this smaller apartment!

Hoping to be more present,