Friday, August 5, 2011

In the News...

Well, my news anyway.  I'm still working on getting back up to speed with the kiddo updates.  I have pictures coming out the wazoo here and I'm trying to keep ahead of the avalanche!  I've been sitting at the computer a lot the past few days trying to upload pics to get them developed and starting certain photo projects for gifts and on and on and on...ugh! Anyway, hopefully, I will soon have pics to put in all the frames hanging on the wall.

I've got some projects in mind for the near future, but here's what I'm knee deep into right now.  I decided to make the pantry that Sam converted for me only a half pantry.  I stuck my craft paraphernalia in there, too.  I'm still trying to get it all organized, which might take me the next year or so to accomplish, but here it is so far.....

 I know that I've mentioned in previous posts that I am indeed a ribbon junkie.  Here's some proof.  This is actually on the low side because I've used a lot of it lately.  I'll be stocking up soon...:)  I also found this to help me organize all that loose ribbon:

This is the Ribbon Ring and you can buy it here.

This is actually supposed to be the pantry part, but it is hosting some of my craft junk until I can figure out where to put it all!

I couldn't fit everything into the closet and had to leave these two rolling bins in my bedroom, so now I'm trying to figure out how to beautify them.  Right now, I'm thinking of getting a piece of plyboard and cutting it to fit across both of the tops and then surround it with a curtain and decoupage or paint the top.  Then I can use it as a nightstand. We'll see.

AND...I kept passing a house down the road and kept seeing these chairs sitting outside and then a couple of days ago noticed that they had been moved to the back of the truck in the driveway.  I decided to see if the intent was to throw them away and so I stopped and asked.  Sure enough, the man was going to throw them away!  So, SCORE!  I love the lines of these chairs.  I'm gonna reupholster them...well, after I've cut two new seat bottoms for the ones that are bottomless. :)  Anyway, the bonus is that they pair well with this table that I rescued from being tossed at a neighbor's down the street.  I'm just a small step away from dumpster diving.....;p

Oh, and this is on my list for the future - a Play Kitchen!:

Found this one among others here.

Totally in love with the little ruffled curtain on this one.  Don't really have room for this kind of spread though.  Found this one here.

This one's a beauty!  Found it here.

Vintage Looking Play Kitchen

Lovin' this one, too!  Found here.

Lookey here at this fancy-schmancy one!  They did a really great job on this one.  I prolly won't feel like putting this much work into a play kitchen, but it sure is cute!  Found here.

This one is my favorite.  Sooooo cute!  Found it here.

Then, of course, we'll need to furnish it with felt food:

FELT CUPCAKE FAVOR - Birthday Party Favor, Baby Shower Favor, Bridal Shower Favor, Wedding favor, Pincushion

And...Check these out!

Treasury Item - Felt Food Strawberry and Wafer Chocolate Cake

1 comment:

queen of everything said...

super cool. i found a book on crochet food and am dying to try my hand at it.