Saturday, March 6, 2010

It's the Weekend!

Yeah for Saturday! Too bad it's not a lazy Saturday, but overtime pay is worth it!

Though not evident on my blog quite yet, my friends and family all know that I have a sarcastic and dry sense of humor at times. Appealing to this sense of humor are the DEmotivational posters. I saw a whole book of them at Schuler's last night, but I'm unwilling to pay more than $10 for a book that I will read in less than 30 minutes...

However! I did stumble across some funny cat ones through my internet searching and thought I'd share them here for a fun Saturday post!

Have a great weekend, and check back Monday for my BEST (Boosting Etsy Shops Team) feature, last chance giveaway info, and Tuesday Teaser!

Friday, March 5, 2010

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Good Morning!

I can tell we're getting close to the end of the week, it's taking extra time to wake up! Tim Horton's hot chocolate is helping though!

This week I've spent time making new inventory and listing new items. I've had so much fun choosing color combos for button bracelets and I can't wait to get some pictures this weekend to get them listed on Etsy! I also stamped some new guitar pick jewelry and spent some time focusing on yellow... April 1st will start a new sale and I'm getting prepared!

I've also had an exciting week with features and giveaways! My button bracelets are currently running in 3 separate giveaways. Click on the links below to enter for your chance to win!

I spent more time at the pottery studio too... finished my cat mug and coaster! Won't be fired and ready to go until Sunday though, so check back on Monday for the pictures! I tried to make the cat on the mug look like Lily, so I'll have to get a new picture of her. You can tell me what you think!

Only a few more days until my 27th birthday... Doing my birthday shopping today - I'm going to get myself a waterproof MP3 player to use while I swim. Perhaps that will motivate me to get back in the pool! Sometimes I look back and wonder why I'm not where I thought I would be by this age, but overall I am so pleased with the things that God has provided me and the life that I'm living right now. I'm slowly learning to embrace His plan and not my own.

"For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord. "Plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans for a hope and a future." -Jeremiah 29:11

Be sure to check back tomorrow morning for Lily Loves... This week Lily stuck with the card theme from Tuesday, but everything she chose has a handsome or pretty kitty on it!

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

What a Wednesday!

WOW! That's about the only word I have for it at the moment... I'm so excited to share great news with you!

I'm pleased to announce a giveaway through a fellow blogger, Blueroo Handcrafted Sweetness!

Click on the picture above for a chance to win the Emerald City Button Bracelet!

AND, because one giveaway wasn't enough for everyone, I'd also like to show you the AMAZING feature that was written about my Etsy shop and ANOTHER GIVEAWAY!

A HUGE thanks to Julee at Mommy's Memorandum for the feature story and giveaway on her blog!

Click on the picture to the right to see how you can get many entries into this giveaway!

Stay tuned for more giveaway news!

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Tuesday's Top 10!

Tuesday's Top 10!
This week's Top 10 has turned into the Top 12, and Birthday Cards are the feature as I will be celebrating my own birthday on Sunday!
If you have a birthday in March, these cards are for you!
Be sure to click on the link below each card to cruise through the great Etsy shops these treasures came from!

Monday, March 1, 2010

Monday Madness!

So many things to share this morning!
To start, let me introduce you to a fellow Etsy seller and her shop, Paradise Purls!
Through teaching herself to knit, the artist has developed a huge passion for knitting and for all of the different yarns available. From her work, you can see that each stitch is carefully made with love and the creations are all something to be proud of!
I've found 3 of my favorite items to share with you, and I hope that you will all check out the shop as well at

This would match any jacket!

I love the pinks and the shift in color in this scarf!

Keep that toddler's head toasty warm!
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My feline companion that picks out the Friday Feature? Here she is!
Captured these photos last night while I was working on new guitar pick jewelry. For once she wasn't trying to "help" me by sitting on top of my project. She looked so silly laying next to me though, so I had to take a break to play with her a bit!

Almost asleep, but I'll wake her with her favorite toy

" String? I'm up!"

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Went back to Playing Picasso on Saturday and finished my platter, but I couldn't stop there! I picked out this mug and a tile to use as a coaster and I'll use the set in my office. I stamped "meow" on the coaster and stamped a cat on the mug which I'll paint in gray and caramel to look like Lily. Still have a couple layers of glaze to go, then it will be left for firing. Can't wait to show you the end result!!!

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Tomorrow is Tuesday, and time for another Top 10 feature!
This week I'll be featuring BIRTHDAY CARDS since I'll be celebrating my 27th birthday on Sunday! And, since I couldn't decide on just 10, I'll make this week a special Tuesday Top 12!