Saturday, September 20, 2014

A great site!

Have you heard of Saveon crafts? It's an online shop. It seriously has everything.
Boxwood wreaths galore and very reasonable!

And I got this bistro easel there too.

If you are planning a party (or a wedding),
Head on over! You won't be sorry!

Happy Saturday!

Friday, September 19, 2014

The reception

I only have a few pictures to share now, but when I get more you will be the first to see!

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

They Said "I Do"!!!

the wedding day finally arrived! 
this past saturday, these two got married!!!
we are so happy to have mikaela as a daughter!
we are blessed!

i'm still waiting for some of the photos so that i can share them with you,
for now, here are a couple from the ceremony.

mikaela did an outstanding job.
it was absolutely gorgeous!!!

i got the chalkboard inspiration from pinterest, of course!
gavin built the arbor. and the table is our old sewing desk :)

the flowers were done by third bloom.
absolutely beautiful!!!

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

A Missionary Quilt

a friend of mine made this for her daughter, who has recently returned home from her mission.
i finished the quilting today.

she made envelope blocks

she embroidered all the countries that the people her daughter served with
or taught were from.

what a great quilt!

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

A Fabulous Find!

this picture doesn't really show how awful the counter tops were.
the orange 70's counter top was acceptable when the cabinets
were natural, but now that i've painted them, 
it looks AWFUL!!!!

so i went in search of a way to paint a laminate counter top
an ORANGE laminate counter top!!!

i found this product!
it's fabulous!!!

it comes in many different colors, the paint people at your local lowes
will tint it for you.
i chose ivory.

so i used bead board wallpaper on the inset of the cabinet
SUPER easy!!!
it's paintable. the cabinet on the right has a coat of paint on it
so you can see.

it looks 100 x better!

i will share the completed project when it's done.
i'm off to paint the downstairs counter top now!

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Flower Garden

i've always wanted a flower garden...
so with the help of pinterest, i took the plunge and just did it.

now if i can just keep everything alive until the wedding!!1

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

A New "old" Favorite

i came across this book from Barb Adams & Alma Allen
and i am IN LOVE!!!


these pictures are from their blog,
if you google the book, you should be able to find a few for sale.
you won't be disappointed!!!