Saturday, June 26, 2010

MAGIC HAPPENS

AT THE CIRCUS!


INSPIRATIONAL AVENUE'S WEEKLY CHALLENGE FOR JUNE 21-27th





COME AND GET YOUR TICKETS AND JOIN IN ON THE FUN!

http://inspiration-avenue-team.blogspot.com/2010/06/inspiration-avenue-weeklly-challenge.html

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

WISH

Wish: 1. deepest desires of one's heart 2.A longing for something seemingly out of reach. 3. A dream or desire for oneself or someone else.

MY ENTRY FOR INSPIRATIONAL AVENUE'S CHALLENGE FOR THIS WEEK




MAY ALL YOUR "WISHES" COME TRUE!
Check out Inspirational Avenue's challenge submissions for this week, you might
find your wish!
http://inspiration-avenue-team.blogspot.com/

Saturday, June 12, 2010

SUMMER FUN & RELAXATION

I was really bummed this week because we had so many things going on. I didn't how I was going to meet this week's challenge at Inspirational Avenue. My husband was trying to help me out because I had been frantically trying to meet all my other challenges this week, very calmly and slyly said that maybe I should just pick and choose ....with a little grin on his face. Seriously? he knew that wasn't going to fly.
In between all the comings and goings this week I had been trying to finish a wreath for my front door for several weeks when it hit me..my wreath could just be the challenge for this week.
This picture is how it started sitting on my table for several weeks.

I had a really nice surprise before I began working on it. I took a few minutes to open some purchases I made from some of my favorite Etsy shops that also had been sitting for about a week and one of them was a Bear paw handmade soap from Dixie Dreams in Kodiak, Alaska. I found her shop in Etsy and I was thrilled to find out that she was from Kodiak, Alaska, the place where I was born and my grandparents lived there on the island for many years. When I opened her box, not only did I find the most incredible soap but also inside I found a little bag of beach treasures...a little piece of drift wood, some wonderful pieces of beach glass, a cool shell and a few little beach stones. I knew immediately that I wanted to incorporate these wonderful little treasures onto my wreath.



Thanks Inspirational Avenue for this week's challenge, I was able to finish my wreath, enter the challenge and I have a wreath I love with treasures from a new treasured Etsy shop and friend!
Here is my finished wreath!


Hop over to Inspirational Avenue and check out some SUMMER FUN & RELAXATION!
Also, feel free to join in the fun! (You might even finish one of your projects)
http://inspiration-avenue-team.blogspot.com/2010/06/weekly-challenge.html

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW?

Inspiration Avenue's Weekly Challenge: HOWS DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW?
For this week's challenge I wrote a poem. I hope you enjoy it!

HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW?

Kings, Queens and Diamond Rings
Domino's and Pretty Things
Papers, Fabrics, and Buttons more,
ETSY friends and BLOGS galore

Jewels, Beads and Skeleton Keys
Nothing to hoe and nothing to weed
These are the things that I adore,
Beautiful scraps on my Garden Floor.

I Sing, I Dance, I do not Care,
I wear the flowers in my hair
How does my garden Grow?
Just visit my Blog and you will know

It started with a little bead, and it grew
as if it were a seed ~
I LOVE to see my Garden grow and visit my
friends to and fro
Come get your Bouquet,
It's yours to take
It will consist of friendships and challenges to make

One thing I know for sure, it's nothing that I do ~
My Beautiful,Whimsical Garden.....
It grows because of YOU!


Thanks for viewing my submission. Be sure and hop on over to Inspirational Avenue and see some other Beautiful Gardens!
http://inspiration-avenue-team.blogspot.com/2010/05/weekly-challenge-how-does-your-garden.html

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

WILD WOMEN DON'T GET THE BLUES


I had forgotten I had this bookmark already in my Etsy Shop when the challenge last week at Inspirational Avenue was "I've got the Blues". Thank you and hugs to all for your wonderful words of inspiration. Just a little reminder to keep the blues away,.. Get in touch with that wild and crazy woman you are and hang up all those hats for a day!
Going to check out this weeks challenge!