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Monday, November 28, 2011

Cr♥ss Stitch on Wood!

I've been feverishly trying to get crafts finished up, inventoried and priced.  Very excited for my first craft fair this Friday!!!  In preparation I wanted to make a sign with my shop name.  I wanted something different, so my sweetie pie husband drilled all these darn holes for me so I could cross stitch part of the sign.  A fun project.  Note for next time, paint first then drill so holes don't swell and then have to be re-drilled....

I appliqued some letters and ironed on my little vintage tea cup head gal!  This sign is very whimsical :)
So as the date approaches I know that I will be more prepared!  I will be sure to take lots of pictures of my booth.  My little dolly is making stuff for the booth too!  Check out this super cute snowman holding the bunting.  Man he is cute. 

Have a great week!

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Playing around with props!

Never mind the garage clutter....jeesh!  Makes for not so great pictures.  I was fiddling around in the garage yesterday  trying to get a feel for how my craft table would be set up.  My daughter says, "It looks a little cluttered".  I told her it will get a lot more cluttered once all of our stuff is on there. 

So things are progressing!  I felt a little better after this little mock set up.  Inventory is coming along.  I would love any feed back or suggestions!!    I hope your having a great week :)

Friday, November 11, 2011

Countdown to Christmas Craft Fair

Hello!  And Happy Veterans Day!!  I recently just signed up to do my first craft fair.  Holy cow!  Now I am a nervous about the hole thing.  Do I have enough stuff on hand to sell.  Props...table cloths...Christmas-sy stuff to sell.  Jeesh!  I have 3 weeks so I'll be fine :)  What I just finished up just today is this vintage embroidered ornament hoop.  I didn't have a clue as to were I was going to go with this ornament, but it turned out pretty cute! 

Added some glitter and sparkly embroidery floss.

Any way, I'll be feverishly crafting my buns off until December 1st!  I hope you all have a great 3 day weekend :))

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Wall Mounted Deer and other stuff

Hello bloggy friends!  I hope you all had a wonderful Halloween.  This year my kids did not want to do as much trick or treating, they were excited to hand out the treats.  It was a great evening and lots of fun.  I was so excited this week to actually sell a couple of my embroidered hoops!  I'm still new to Etsy. I mailed my sweet stitched up babies to Canada.  I was nervous and excited.  I have more confidence now with shipping internationally.  Love learning new stuff even when it comes to mail ;)  So I have a few more new embroidered hoops in the shop.  My favorite of the three is the deer.  A vintage embroidery pattern, probably meant for a pillowcase.

Owl is trying to read so please Shhhh.

Lots of stuff I need to get done around the house this week.   Ahhhh but I just want to work on my stitching...I hope you all have a great rest of your week!