Saturday, May 30, 2009
Friday, May 29, 2009
Well two weeks ago before I got sick I went to a crop. My good friend Roniece accidentally packed the cards I made in her stuff! But not this one:
I colored teh adorable image with copics. See how I really need a copic airbrush? It took forever to get the sky to look good to me and I'm still not thrilled with it. Please note that I made the bag of bread be Wonderbread by coloring dots on it. I think it's a super cute touch. (You can say that about your own card right?) I may still add a phrase on the front. I'm trying to NOT put phrases on all my cards lately though. I'll need a general card and flip through my 30 themed cards, birthday, mother, get well, encouragement blah blah blah and not find any that are just friendly cards I can write a note in ya know? So I am considering waiting on adding the greeting on cards.
I also wanted to show you how I store my Gina K sets. They come with these awesome plastic things. Gina sells a cool binder that holds them. I'm cheap. So I just trim them down a bit and then put them in the large Stampin' Up plastic cases that seem to breed in my craft room. Four large Gina K sets fit in one. I have a stack of these that are all Gina K. Then ONE for all others... I have a disproportionate amount of Gina K stamps.
Thursday, May 28, 2009
Wednesday, May 27, 2009
Well I'm NOT sick of it. So today I made TWO new aprons. Now each apron I've made has been totally different. Different construction, different lengths, widths, ties. I'm just playing around, seeing what I like. No patterns or anything.
This Ikea fabric one was the fastest EVER. It was lickity split. It's not lined though, the Ikea fabric is home dec weight and so it's thick like canvas. I think that doesn't need a lining. I did carefully turn the edges and such so no raw edges either. I did the waistband/ties in a new cool way. I think it is THE new way for me. If any single person cares I'll take pics and do a tutorial later. Then I have this one. This has a seperate waist band. that seperate waistband is interfaced. I've got a bit of a tummy and things want to roll on me. I HATE that. This wide interfaced waist band does not roll. Wide waistbands also make me FEEL skinnier. Also the tie comes all the way to the front. (Ikea one does too)
See how this one angles in to the top and the Ikea one does not? Well this one looks cuter flat on my table, but the Ikea one is just as cute ON. So I'm not sure about that either.
Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Here is the newest one. Wilbur likes it. Here is is layed out.
Monday, May 25, 2009
Sunday, May 24, 2009
Davis Family said...
Yes, Yes I do! I need it. I love them and I need it! lolLove ya girl!Em
Em I have your address already! I'll mail you the apron in the next few days.
Bad news though, I'm NOT better, I'm sicker, can't breathe, and pink eye on top! Delightful.
Friday, May 22, 2009
But this week. NOT just a smidge. Oh My Heck. Let's see. Saturday I went to a crop. It was AWESOME. I had a blast. Made 4 cards, I'll show them soon. Went to breakfast after the crop which was great too. Talking, laughing and such.
Sunday work up with sore throat. Could be lack of sleep and talking too much, no biggie. My friend Roniece joined us for church Sunday which made it really special. I felt a little off at church, but ok.
Get home and make dinner. Feeling odd now. Clean the kitchen and hit the bed. Sleep for hours.
Wake up around 7pm, feeling HORRIBLE. High fever, can't swallow anything, dizzy. Just nasty sick.
Go back to bed. More sleeping.
Monday Wake up, sicker. Yes, Even more sick. Sinus pressure, fainting feeling, fever staying at 105. Back to bed.
Repeat that a few times. Sicker each time. fever saying at 105.
Add in some angry emails from my mom and bff Kim telling me to go to the Dr.
Call Dr. Lay on couch
Go to Dr.
It's a virus. Nothing they can do. Need rest and fluids. Oh I've been drinking gallons of water, but not eating food. Dr doesn't care about the food. Just drink a lot.
Back home, sleep.
My AWESOME friend Annette comes to pick up kids at 9am. I go to bed
Wake up at 2pm. Feel pretty ok. No fever. Super crazy sinus pressure, but no fever.
Get kids back at 6pm (told you she's awesome).
From then Just slow improvement. Today I'm a bit snotty, coughing a bit, but I've been awake for four hours and I feel fine.
Isn't it amazing how GOOD it feels to feel good after being sick?
Oh and I don't think it was swine flu. Just regular flu.
And that's why no cards this week. I'm sure you understand.
ETA Oh and I didn't loose any weight not eating for 4 days. Delightful.
Thursday, May 14, 2009
Wednesday, May 13, 2009
Monday, May 11, 2009
Monday, May 04, 2009
I'm not sure if the link works if you are not a member of the group. But HERE is the whole group pool if you just can't get enough of these 9 Patch blocks.
Sunday, May 03, 2009
Friday, May 01, 2009
Here are all my current block together, Eight of them! I'm doing some thing new to me and pressing seams open. I read that some folks like it. I love how flat my blocks all look.