Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Graduation Gift

I saw a really cute graduation gift idea on the oh-so-famous Pinterest... I decided to change up the idea. Being a little low on cash at graduation time, this was perfect!
First I had to search for a 2013 penny... A bit rough, believe it or not. A penny, as in lucky penny. I was lucky enough to find a few!
Next I had my awesome hubby drill holes in them... not an easy task, as the holes needed to be small enough and well placed as to not mess up the penny! He did a great job.
Then I put a ring in the penny and hung it on the necklace. I think it is an awesome graduation gift. A lucky penny with your graduation year to wear! I am planning one as a key ring too!
I hope you like it!

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Cherry Jewelry


So, a few weeks ago, I found some awesome cherry earrings made by another cherry lover. They were quite pricey, however, so I decided to try and make them myself. I really didn't think I would find little leaves, but I did! I thought I already posted the earrings, but I guess not! I made earrings and then a necklace to match. I am going to work on a bracelet to match. I am not so sure I love the necklace, maybe too much green. Thinking of changing the green on the necklace part to clear... thoughts? Hope you enjoy! Maybe I can make you one if you like!

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Mother's Day Craft

I saw this cool birdbath on a blog somewhere and thought I would give it a try. Of course, I didn't do exactly what I saw, where is the fun in that? My mom loves plants and loves the terra cotta pots. When I originally saw the bird bath made out of pots, I thought she would love it! That person made it with 3 bigger pots and I believe a bigger base. My mom doesn't have a lot of room, so I made mine kind of smaller. A 12" pot and a 10" pot with a 12" base. The original one was also painted. I decided to keep them the plain color, to match the plants she has on her porch. I also only attached the base to the top. This way, if she needs to transport it or put it away, she can take it apart to move it. I attached the base to the bottom of the smaller pot with Liquid Nails. So far it is working well! I am sure you could do this with any pot you find. Hope you enjoy it! My mom loved it! We are just waiting for all of her birds to decide it is safe to use!

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Tablescape




It has been a while since my last post! Things have been a bit crazy, yet a bit boring. I guess I have not felt like posting anything. Nothing exciting enough to post! The other day I was reading some blogs and realized that I, too, have a "tablescape"! I didn't realize that is what I had going on in my kitchen! I have a cherry motif in my kitchen, it has been slow going finding stuff to go in it. I would love to paint the walls red, or at least red trim. As long as we rent, that won't be happening! So, for now, I just keep collecting red things and cherry things. Here is what my table looks like on a daily basis! Enjoy!

Friday, November 4, 2011

This Moment (Inspired by littlebirdvv)


A Friday ritual. A single photo - no words - capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. If you're inspired to do the same, leave a link to your 'moment' in the comments for all to find and see.