When I get really excited I sometimes say "giddy up" LOL. My friend Candy sent me this funny stamp. I found three of these wooden crate things at the thrift store~ perfect for my wooden stamps. I might paint them someday...probably orange!
Buttons are fun. I even cut them off of ruined clothes before I toss them in the trash. Here you can see a few thrifted white glass pieces I got for maybe $1 each! Yippee!! I like white since it will always match whatever color scheme I have going.
I feel like a dork. Here is this half made scarf and it is three times as wide as it should be and I don't have the guts to tear it apart and start over. Not sure what to do with it. Cat blanket? Knitted bag? Ideas?
When I was about seven years old I used to ride my bike over to my friends house. In the corner of her bedroom was a bouquet of paper flowers. I always wondered where she found sheets of paper that large. I don't remember ever visiting a craft store when I was young so I had no idea tissue paper was a regular crafting item. A couple weeks ago I thought about those paper flowers and decided to make some. Helen and I stopped at Jerry's Artarama, picked up several colors of the largest sheets we could find and played like we were seven for a couple hours...fun!
Leaving my few crystal pieces hidden away is a waste. I am slowly unpacking things that I forgot that I had and am using them for fun. I figure I can always dump out the crafty goodies and use them for food or candies when needed. Besides who can resist sparkly pom poms?
When I spy something inspiring and it's the right price, I snatch it up. That is what happened when I spied these yummy felted flowers at Panopolie~ one of my favorite crafty spots. I couldn't resist the hot pink and orange colors. I put them in a 3-tiered wire basket I got a long time ago at a local farmer's market. Some of my kitchen stuff has found a home in my studio. Fun!
Flat toothpick rock...I use a billion of them to smear on E6000, for clearing dried paint from the top of the lids, cleaning dust from crevices, etc. So I opened a new box the other day and put them in one of my cute paper bowls. As I was cleaning off my table, I had two cut out pictures of Gidget (love to catch her mid yawn) and I shoved them into the toothpick bowl so they wouldn't get thrown out by accident. Later I went to get a toothpick and started to laugh at how goofy it looked so I added a felted flower to match her tongue and it now sits next to whatever I am working on and makes me smile. She is such a cutie pie!