Thursday, November 28, 2013

Quickie Post - Heading into the "Merry Christmas" Season!

Hi all! I am at the tail end of my classes this semester which means FINALS! EEK! My first one is tonight in Anthropology--Love that class! Anywho...I am also getting ready for my first Tradeshow of the season this Saturday! I decided that I would only be bringing some of my paintings - new and old! As well as selling out my Tupperware stock. So that'll be nice to clear out a spot in my basement! 

I made some little Flax & Lavender Comfort Bags for my table as well. The neat little tutorial can be found here:

I don't have a final photo of the completed project (saving that for the TS!) are some along the way!

Each pouch is filled with 1.5 cups of whole flax seed & 5 drops Lavender Essential Oil
My house smells soooooo lovely right now!

Ah, seam ripper.....I used this tool many times through this process, as my sewing machine seems to not want to cooperate with me this week!

Here are the pouches filled with flax and lavender!

SHOES! I love this fabric. It was a scrap I had leftover from my daughter's sewing project. Who doesn't love shoes?

Very first one I finished! 

On a side note...* Happy Thanksgiving to all my American family & friends!*

As always....
~happy crafting!~

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Putting my hobbies and passion on hold.....

Hi all! Sorry for the long term hiatus. I've put my blog on the back burner for awhile due to my children, school, and life in general. I began my 2nd year of Social Work back in September, and it has been an emotionally draining term. Looking forward to finals in December.
 My kiddos started soccer, volleyball, youth group, & brownies in the fall as well. So I can add chauffeur to my list of jobs too! (haha!) Squeezing in family time, school work, and my hobbies has been difficult for me to balance. Therefore, hobbies took the back seat. {I am now realizing that I still needed a hobby as a stress reliever!}
 Hoping to get back here in the new year. (I can make plans all I want, but we all know that sometimes, life takes over!) I am in the process of coming up with some new logos & projects to jump start the new year! Thanks for taking the time to browse around!
~happy crafting!~