Sunday, March 29, 2009

I'm super excited... One of my flowers is featured in a Treasury.
Etsy Treasury :Hand picked featured items from fellow Etsians.

A friend is someone who reaches out for your hand...and touches your heart.

J. Leigh Designz gave me this awesome 'Friends' award! Thank means a lot.

I have some of the greatest 'BlogLand' Buddies ever.

Here's the rules for this award:

"These blogs are exceedingly charming. These kind bloggers aim to find and be friends. They are not interested in self-aggrandizement. Our hope is that when the ribbons of these prizes are cut, even more friendships are propagated. Please give more attention to these writers. Deliver this award to eight bloggers who must choose eight more and include this cleverly-written text into the body of their award."

  1. i love plum

  2. Grammatically Delicious Designs

  3. hdawnparratt

  4. Audrey's Country Crafts

  5. ShoozieShoes

  6. Amberae

  7. One Healthy Mama

  8. helenesdreams

Here's a little peek at some of the cuteness in J.Leigh Designz etsy shop...
Thanks again...

Monday, March 23, 2009

When you just can't let go...UPCYCLE.

Spring is here...oh no...oh wait...yep. Well, at least the calender made it official. Time to open up the windows & let in some fresh air. Clean out the closets, get rid of the clothes that haven't seen the outside world in forever.

The other day, I was doing just that. I had my pile of clothes to give to charity. I have an old sweatshirt that always makes it to the pile, but I can't seem to part w/ it. Just before it's time to send it out...I tell myself...I bought this when I was 1st dating my husband. Now it has become this silly sentimental shirt that I never, ever wear. Here comes the Upcycle part.

11 year old sweatshirt that serves no purpose.

Before Picture

In the works...

*I cut the arms off of the sweatshirt & cut into 2 rectangle shapes.

*Used some fabric leaves from a rag quilt I made. Stitched them onto the front piece for a little added flair.

After...the new look.

A cute little toss pillow.
*just think about how cool it would be to try this out with an old high school sport jerseys, scout uniforms, baby blankets or whatever. I'd love to hear about your re-invention.

Monday, March 16, 2009

How cute would these look...

attached to an Easter Basket

Friday, March 13, 2009

I decided it was time to get the flower seeds going...indoors. I planted them on Monday and here's the progress so far...

I'll be transplanting these seedlings outdoors in the late spring. My Grandpa always told me to be patient & wait until Memorial Day to do any kind of gardening outdoors. Gosh, It's so hard to wait...especially because I just know it's going to warm up any day now! *ahem...yes, Mother Nature, that's a nudge.*

Sunday, March 8, 2009

Design By Nora

Here's a pair of super cute earring that are for sale in her shop.

Saturday, March 7, 2009

I can feel it...spring's just around the corner.

The temperature is only in the high 30's, but it's a beautiful, sunshiney day! In Utah, we'll take what we can get. If it's not snowing in March...we're looking good.
I picked up some seeds at the store the other day. Thought I would give it a try instead of buying the flowers already grown and ready to transplant. I love poppies, so I'm excited to incorporate them into my flower beds.

Be sure to set your clocks ahead one hour tonight...."Spring Forward."

Friday, March 6, 2009

Sunday, March 1, 2009

Up for Grabs...

It's Give Away time! This time, the winner gets to choose any One item from my etsy store. To enter, simply leave a comment telling me what you would like to win from the Anni Kae Shop. This GiveAway ends on Friday, March 6th at 8:00 PM. The winner will be selected by Random.Org . Be sure to check back and see if you won.

Here's some of the newly listed flowers in the shop...