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Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Table Top Tuesday

I'm participating in Marty's A Stroll Thur Life's Table Top Tuesday.
I took the following pictures about 2 weeks ago. Today I'm featuring my living room's coffee table. The coffee table belonged to my mom, which she passed on to me, or maybe I begged for it...I can't remember now...but have always loved it!

The flowers were given to me by my co-workers for Administrative Professionals Day. They're gorgeous flowers!

I tried to arrange a vignette of things I love and have owned for a long time. The big glass bowl, again was a gift from Mom from about 20 years ago, which I filled with some potpourri. At one time Hubby and I used it as a fish bowl...RIP poor little fish...it's a subject Dear Hubs and I don't talk about...we just don't talk about or bring up...
I filled the candy dish with Christmas garland pearlized beads.

I placed a milk glass dish bowl filled with some of Hubby's seashell collection. I found this cute bird at Bealls Outlet store.

I found the plate at a local thrift store. I think I shared with you that I'm a dishaholic!!! LOL!!! A sickness I tell you!!!

I love the little bird perched on a stack of my favorite books...also from Beall's Outlet store.

Thanks for visiting and make sure you stop by Marty's at A Stroll Thru Life to visit some wonderful and talented bloggers' table tops.

Monday, May 3, 2010

Baby Sawyer Henrik

Meet Hubby's newest grandnephew: Sawyer Henrik
Isn't he just sweet!!! I get to meet him towards the end of the month...can't wait!

I especially made this card for Sawyer's new parents!

Stamps: A Little Someone, Morning Star Stamp, So Many Scallops
Ink: Not Quite Navy
Accessories: tiny buttons, brads, sticker label, ribbon, Swiss Dots Cuttlebug embossing folder

Saturday, May 1, 2010

To Mother with Love

I made this card for my MOM!

These for some fabulous Moms & Grandmothers I know.

~inside of each card~

I learned a new technique called Faux Metal Tin Ceiling.
You can learn to do this technique by visiting Stamping with Di's tutorial.
Stamps: Scrappy Cat clear stamp set-Mother's Day
Paper: confetti, chocolate chip, pink, DP
Ink: Mellow Moss, Pink Passion
Accessories: silver embossing powder, Swiss Dots & Bloom Dots Cuttlebug embossing folders, paper flowers, pearl
Technique: Faux Metal Tin Ceiling

Popscicle Cards

I received these so very cute cards from my Big Sister Brenda. Aren't these just so cute!!! It makes me yearn for summer and 4th of July!!!
Thank you Big Sis!