Thursday, September 24, 2009

OFG Fall/Halloween Celebration Giveaway!!

Just look at all this awesome stuff made by my fellow OFG Sisters for our Celebration giveaway!! Just go here and enter!!


The basket is also included and is handmade also by Rose Clawson of Baskets by Rose. This basket filled with goodies is valued at $155.00!! Besides the basket, this is what is included.

4~pack Autumn Harvest Melting Tarts by Andrea Carrier
Ghosts Gather Here Sign by Kerri Savina
Handmade Votive Candle Holder by Carol Anderson
"Piggy" Oven Mitt w/ Wooden Spoons by Judy Bailey
Grungy Pumpkin / Crow Make-do by Doris Henson
Count Dracula Sitter by Jody Seilheimer
Trick or Treats Soy Candle byKimberly Scott
Wool Applique Pillow by Teresa Miller
Prim Pumpkin Tag by Kim Orcutt
"Frankie" Doll By Joan Minervini

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

More ebay listings

I have listed a bunch of painting magazines and a bunch of Create & Decorate magazines to my ebay. Just click the ebay button to the right.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

eBay listings

I have listed numerous items on eBay a couple of days ago and also today. There is Avon, reading books, misc. items. Today I listed numerous unfinished wood pieces for the decorative painter, or not. Also some metal/tin items. I have lots more items to list yet, so be sure to keep watching in the next couple of days. Lots of craft supplies. Just click on the eBay button to the right side of my blog to view all of my listings.


Monday, September 21, 2009

New Stitchery and a couple of re-do's

Hello all...tonight is quite chilly out. Just in time for the start of Fall I guess. It didn't even get to 60 today.

I did manage to get a couple of redo's done. It's hard to see the colors of the mirror so I also took a close up of one of the sides. Base coat is red, then painted black, then sanded and then stained.



And then I got this candleholder painted. It's kind of a bronze-pewter color.


This is my new stitchery that I did today. I thought it was a cute saying. I know I miss my daddy all the time!! I painted the frame black and sanded, then stained it. The stitchery is done on coffee-stained muslin. The picture is showing some weird grains in the fabric. That's not what it looks like. I can't give credit to anyone as I don't know who the designer is. The frame is 4 x 6 size.


Have a good night everyone and stay warm!! We are supposed to have lows in the low 40's to high 30's this week.

Sunday, September 20, 2009

Goodwill, a prim witch for the OFG Fall/Halloween Celebration and some football talk

Hello all....I again want to say thank you to all my new followers....I appreciate you being here!!

I did manage to find some things at the GW last week but not much!






I was able to get this prim witch done for our OFG Fall/Halloween Celebration now on Etsy. Just type in OFGF in the search button on Etsy and see all the wonderful handmade items that this group has made up for this celebration.

Before I forget, this is a design by Susan Dean of Threadbare Primitives.


When it comes to decorating, I just have no taste!


Well it was really depressing watching the football game between the Nebraska CornHuskers and Virginia Tech. We were ahead the whole game until the last minute when VT got a touchdown. The score was 15 to 16. One point!!! We made a mistake and lost the game. Although, I am going to add that the ref's did a horrible job throughout the game, especially when we should have gotten that touchdown...3 right after the other. But in mind and many other Nebraskan's, we did win that game!

Oh, and before I forget, the consensus on the door is to paint it red. My landlord knocked that idea out the! Not even a dark red. But I can paint it the same brown (or close to it) as the shutters are. So that's probably what I will do. Probably won't get done until next year though. Too many things in the fire right now.

My grandson's birthday is this coming Sunday. It is also my mother's birthday and my twin aunt's!! All on the same day!! Anyway, we will be going to where he lives for a bowling party! Should be fun. He is turning 6. My mom is going to go ahead and go also. I told her she didn't have to go that I'm sure she would like to be doing something else for her own birthday, but she said that was alright.

Ok, I made this post longer than what I planned on with some additional things not mentioned in my! Everyone have a great night and a super week!!

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Look at this awesome giveaway that my very good friend Carol is having!!

Carols giveaway

Click HERE to go to Carol's blog and enter!!

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

New front door

Ok, here is a couple of pictures of my new front door. Ignore those 2 blue spots around the door, the person that sided this house before we moved in didn't know how to side and therefore, we have spaces around the house that is showing the undercolor paint! And the landlord has never bothered to fix it. I may paint that now that I think about it. I painted the garage door last year which I'm pretty sure is the same color of the siding. Anyway, anything would be better than that blue!! Ok, getting back to the door...what color do you all think I should paint this. Right now the primer color matches the siding really, but I'm thinking it blends in too much. Do I want something that stands out?? The house also has dark brown shutters. I thought about the dark brown but then I thought when we have the door open that it would make the inside look dark? Am I crazy??? Any ideas would be greatly appreciated!! Thanks!!! Oh, also...those colored buckets that are in my previous post...they are metal!



Monday, September 14, 2009

Time and some estate sale goodies

Where does the time go? I never seem to get anything done! It's like I'm too busy doing nothing!!

Went to the GW this past week and found nothing but 3 clothing items. A big disappointment. But the Estate Dispersal Store was open this past weekend and found the following few items.




I'll prim these up....but when...LOL!!

Also got some bags of thread and buttons, but otherwise that was absolutely it!!

We got new doors put on our house over the weekend and now I'm having a hard time deciding what color to paint the front one. I'll post a pic of that tomorrow and try to get some ideas from you all!

Everyone have a great week. Hopefully when I go to GW this week, they will have!

Saturday, September 5, 2009

My Etsy Labor Day Weekend sale

Don't forget about my Labor Day Weekend sale in my Etsy shop. Everything has been reduced in price. Ends Monday night!!

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Goodwill, new candle mat, sale and FOOTBALL!

Hi all and welcome to all new followers. Love having you here!

Wow, it's been awhile since I have posted but have kept up with all your posts! Been loving the texture ones and of course all the re-do's that everyone has been doing.

Went to the Goodwill this week and didn't get much at all. Kind of!

I did get this candleholder which I will probably paint a different color

Also got these Indian corn candles which I'm gonna try and prim up a bit

This little box with the old thread carving on it, I'll put it on my old sewing machine.

And then these 2 fabric pumpkins which I'll also prim up.

I have also listed a new candle mat on Etsy. It's a Double Star Willow pattern by Jo-Ann of JoAnn's Country Corner.

The back of it.

Speaking of Etsy, I have reduced everything in my store for the Labor Day Weekend if anyone is interested. Just click on that Etsy button on the right side of the page.

And then I also can't forget about this being Football weekend. Nebraska plays their first game on Saturday night!! GO HUSKERS!!!

I still have some re-dos that I need to finish up, they have been sitting in the shop for about 3 weeks now. Need to get going on them.

That's it for now....everyone have a safe and fun-filled Labor Day Weekend!!