Friday, February 27, 2009

When I don't pay Attention!!!

Yeah so this is what happens when I don't pay attention!! I was so excited to do this chair for The Hog Shed But instead I get it for my own. Why? well because I did not make sure that it was in good sound condition before I snatched it up... it was free! yes, it was a little worn in places but it was free!!! it was not til I was about 3/4 of the way done with it when I noticed that the wings were a flappin just a little too much and there was a spring that was not springing!! This little baby was a labor of love as I did not spend any money on it Just my time all of the fabrics were just bits and pieces that I had in the whites bin and an old batten burg lace bed skirt. That's one if the reasons that I was so excited about the whole thing! because every thing ( except the zipper ) was recycled a true "Re-Creation" oh well now it has a nice little spot in my home for a while and then it may have to go into the landfill :( But for now its safe and sound !!
Have a great weekend

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Workin in the Shop

The past few days I have been doing a little straighting and organizing in the shop. Since I have been working with a very tight budget I thought I would be creative with some of the things that I already have. This often involves my Very helpful family Hubby put up the cute Shelf That I got at the Hog Shed sometime last Summer and Shayne my Favorite son MY only son!! helped me move my vintage iron patio table ( that came with the house when we bought it) from the three season porch into the shop Its my desk for now!! then some painted words and stapled magazine pages on the walls for Inspiration !! I'll have to take more pictures later as I did more painting and stapling on the other side of the shop too.

So there it is!!! I do love going out into the shop when its cleaned and organized I just work better like that. Thanks for visiting my little world!!

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Blogger Help

OK so after spending way too much time on the computer yesterday and today I finally fixed it!!
Or should I say he fixed it! A couple of days ago I turned off my comments and then when I went to post yesterday I could not get them back on. I went through my settings That didn't work. I went through my Post Options That didn't work. I tried to get help through blogger that was frustrating to say the least!!! So I googled my problem and found him and my problem was fixed in a matter of about 20 seconds!!! so just to let you know if you have a blogger problem I think that his site would be a great place to start!! Thanks Doc.
Now I'm going to go spend some time with something other than my Computer !!!!

Monday, February 16, 2009

Taking Lunch !!

As I was looking around on the Internet for fabrics and inspiration the other day I found a pattern for lunch bags and thought What a GREAT idea!! so I thought and thought and thought about it and finally went out to my work shop and grabbed a beautiful Vintage Barkcloth and some pot holder interfacing that I use for my tea cozy's and got right to work! I love it what a great way to GO GREEN a reusable lunch sack made of recycled old Curtains and its pretty too. My first thought was to try and use old news papers at the insulation because I remember hearing that they used to use newspapers as quilt batting during the depression but could not find any information on it. So I tried it with the newspaper but it did not work out so well when I went to make sure it was washable (Big mess) So... If anyone out there happens to have any info. on a good idea for a washable insulation for these lunch bags I love to here it. Anyhow here it is for now. for sale on eBay. Thanks for stopping

Monday, February 9, 2009

Beginning of the Second Trimester

There she is in her very first pair of maternity pants! its all starting to sink in now that she looks pregnant! I love it

Sunday, February 1, 2009

Its Just for Fun!!

This is a chair that I put together using some fun map? fabric. I thought how perfect for a little guys room. so I grabbed the fabric along with a couple of coordinating fabrics and that I liked and was out the door a happy customer. Well as I got home and was putting the slipcover together I chuckled as I realized that it was a Very whimsical depiction of the sea and its various islands like one of the Islands is California and the other really don't even have real names! oh well. never the less its fun and the ships are way cool! and I hope that there will be a very happy Camper or should I say pirate that will have some great imagined adventures in this chair.
yup this was a fun one!!!