Monday I got some new toys from my old demo who is now my upline. One of the things I got was the Pretties Kit. I have been hoarding them, petting them and drooling on them. (Picture me as Golem with his precious) I went so far as to let a friend look at them the other day, but not touch, LOL. So today I decided I needed to just do it and open the box and gasp, use them. Here they are aren't they, well, pretty, my precious, er I mean my pretties? I really did use some of them. First I put a crystal bead and a white pearl on a hat pin. Then I got all wild and crazy and used my aquapainter and a soft sky reinker to dye a couple of flowers and held them together with a rhinestone brad. What do you think? And since I was on a roll this morning I got out another new stamp set called Autumn Harvest and played around with it and the distressing tool from the cutter kit. The leaves may be a bit too much, but over all I am pleased with it.
Hello everyone! Welcome to the January Our Daily Bread Designs new release "Taking a Leap of Faith" blog hop! If you arrived here from Grace's blog "Th-INK-ing of You" you are in the right place. If you just popped in you really want to go to the Our Daily Bread Designs blog and start the hop at the beginning. Our hop will run thru January 2nd at 8:00pm so make sure you get through the hop and post on the ODBD blog before then. Kelley is providing 5 fabulous prizes that are hidden on various blogs through out the hop, so make sure you comment on each one then go back and answer the question "What are your New Years resolutions or steps of faith you plan to take in 2011?" on the ODBD blog . My card is a good reminder to me. I need to learn to rely more on faith and spend less time worrying. I am by nature a planner. I make lists, I make plans, I set goals and I worry BUT I need to remember who is in control... Now it is time for you to hop o
Good morning all. Welcome to the May Day Our Daily Bread Designs blog hop . If you arrived here from Randi's blog A New Creation then you are in the right place. If you just popped in from somewhere else you may want to go to the Our Daily Bread Designs blog to start at the beginning. Grace has all the rules posted there, which you need to know and besides you don't want to miss any of the good stuff everyone has posted. The hop will last from May 1st through the 3rd at 8:00 PM EST. In New England it used to be a custom that on May first, people would make "May Baskets" for neighbors and friends,filling them with flowers or other little gifts,and then go hang them on their doorknob, knock or ring the bell, and run and hide until they had found their basket. It was such a fun "giving" tradition! Some still carry on this tradition, and others are trying to revive it. So for our hop, we are going to collect flowers from each designer to fill our May b