Friday, February 26, 2010

crafty time! :)

well, i've been neglecting my bloggy again... of course... but well, thats nothing new, right? well, here's a little project i've been working on. my friend hollie had been working on some hair ribbons and the next day, complete by chance- i came across some a very intereseting pics of a super cute headband. me, being me, decided, "i can do that!" and to my surprise... i actually did! aheheehe! i think seeing hollie work on her stuff kind of inspired me to actually get off me bum and do something- so, even though you dno't read my blog- thank you hollie! :)

obviously, this isn't eactly the same that i saw on line- but it's a version of... one that i like very much- heehe. :) i had everything around the house, so there was no money wasted- which was also good for me- as i'm on somewhat of a budge and am trying to use what i have at home before buying anything else for my crafts. the little danglies and the detail on the little discs are actually all fresh water pearls that i had left over from a beading class that my wallet got very enthusiastic for a couple of years ago... ehehhee.

tonight or tmrw morning i will finish the headband- what i have up on the pic is only the little discs pinned to teh velevet and lace band that i made. i still need to sew them on. beading sounds very granny, but it was actually pretty fun beading the little pearl pattern onto the discs. :) i already have some more ideas for some more head pieces- who knew i'd spend my time making hair pieces! bah! ehehhehe. this weekend too- i might.. juuuuuuuuust might actaully start on my dress for wisco. i want to wear the headpiece with a nice, simple lace dress- it will be summer, so i think it will be appropriate. :)

yippee! :)

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

yesterday my friend hollie came over to use my sewing machine- and i must admit, she made me feel pretty crafty. i gave her a little refresher course with my sewing machine and was feeling so crafty, that i decided tonight was a a perfect night to be crafty- but well.. soemtimes things don't really work out as planned. ehehehe. :)

i woke up to see the news and find out that its ash wednesday! lent has begun- argh! so i went decided to go over to my moms house to go get some ashes- but she's leaving to get ready for her new york trip. no one to get my ashes with. :(

so i end up going home with my two little nephews. i can usually have one of them draw for hours- so he's usually good. the 2nd little one... well, he's a bit younger and he's well... he likes to fiddle around. :) play with my toys and decorations. his favorite toy to play with is my pinocchio marrionette doll that i brought from pisa. i usually ask him to read to me aloud and make him finish his homework. he usually likes to paint wooden toys, but tongiht, i banned the tv and made them just read, do homework and and draw.

nothign too exciting here- but eh! figured i should do a mini update.

OH! above is robbys valentine i made him! :) she's still missing her feet, but robby thought she was really cute. she has little heart brads as joints so she moves around. :) she's still missing her bow too. i was going to work on her- but my nephews insisted on trying to play with her- so i put her away before she got wiggled around too much. robby said he would put her up at work in his office area. :) hehehe.

Thursday, February 4, 2010

the weekend is back, but so is he...

above are my last saturday and sunday outfits. i had a nice relaxed weekend. it seems as if every weekend, more and more,i just want to stay home and fiddle with crafts and drawing. i used to go out every weekend. but lately i just love staying home and doing absolutely nothing. perhaps it's because my work-week is usually so hectic. i'm really trying hard to disassociate my work week from my home-life and weekend, hence the not wanting to run around and follow time deadlines and schedules.
so- tmrw is friday and it is time yet again to celebrate another productive yet lazy weekend- perhaps with a glass of wine, artin' & craftin', movie watchin' and some snuggles with my cutie. :)
oh! cutie and i got tickets to see dr. dog! one of my absolute fave bands! oOOoH how their lyrics just make me absolutely swoon!!! :) we had bought tickets for our wedding weekend- but dear lord- actually missed the concert with all the crazy wedding aftermath! i was so sad- i still kick myself to this day! bah! can't wait to see them! defintely wouldn't mind going out for some dr. dog!