Monday, July 27, 2009

Nicki and Ann's Squishie for the What is this Challenge.

Ann let me know that she liked Victorian and her colors were whites and creams and she also liked maroon or darker reds which I don't have much of but I do have whites and creams and she said she also liked pink, I do have pink, lol. I tried to make her squishy as Victorian as I could. I found the little girl image on the same blog that Lyn G posted about. Her hat was maroon but her blouse was white, I thought it would look good if her blouse matched her hat so I colored the blouse. Her face had no color so I gave her a nice blush and made her eyes blue. I think she turned out really pretty, I hope you like your squishie Ann! Thank you so much for your help!Nicki S is the other winner, thank you for your help also Nicki! Nicki let me know that she wanted blues with an Under the Sea Theme so I put together uts items and fabrics. I didn't know what I was going to use for her silkies so I went to google and typed in Free Clip Art and started clicking on links and found two adorable images. I didn't have to do anything to these but print them out. I hope you like your squishie Nicki!

Sunday, July 26, 2009

Silkie for Ann's Squishie

I've sent the afternoon working on a silkie for Ann's squishie. Ann loves Victorian and she likes muted colors. I found this image on the blog that Lyn G found and love it! Here's the link to the blog > . Thank you Lyn, I love this blog! I thought I would mess around in photo shop elements 6 and see what I could do with this image because I didn't think Ann would like all the writing on it. If you do Ann let me know and I can clean it up and send it to you as is. Anyway I had a lot of fun messing around to see what I could do. I can't paint and have always wanted to so I think this is the next best thing, lol. I really wanted to put a tree in the image but I couldn't find one the same style, one that would blend in and look like it was painted by the same artist. Maybe Ann could embroider a tree on the right hand side over the leaves and bring it up over and to the center of the image? Just a thought. What do you think about this silkie?

Saturday, July 25, 2009

I have two winners!

Nicki said it was a candle holder that you put a big candle in so she is right, it is a candle holder.
Ann said it was a candle holder that you put a glass votive down into and she's right.
With your help I was able to find a picture>
I had no idea what to even call it when I first posted so you both will get a squishie!
Please send me an email with your favorite colors, and theme and I'll get them off to you on Monday.
Thank you!

What is this?

My sister loves yard sales and if she sees something I would like she grabs it, she is so sweet! Anyway she found this at a yard sale yesterday and she didn't think to ask the lady what it was.
It can't be a plant hanger because who would want to cover up the beautiful crystals with leaves and it can't be a candle holder can it, if you were to put lets say a large tea light in it where would the wax drip to?
The first person to tell me what this is and a link to a picture will receive a squishie with their favorite colors and theme and a silkie!
Whatever it is it sure is pretty though, isn't it? lol

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

The tin my mother made!

I've made a couple of tins lately and my mother just loved them so she decided she wanted to make one. She picked out the colors and silkie and I pieced the block for her (she's having a hard time figuring out how to piece) and she embellished this little tin. Isn't it pretty! I love how she did the inside with the floral motif! A few years ago I bought her some sre kits that she had worked on but never put them together. She cut out the sre that she did and glued it to the inside of the tin, I just love it! I also love how she embellished the outside, now I know where I get my talent from, lol.

I finally finished the block for Donna's pillow

I don't know if you remember but if you go back through the posts a little ways you will see this little girl silkie and a picture of my friends living room. Donna wanted me to make her a pillow. Well I got the block done and told her that I wasn't that great at sewing things together and I was hoping the pillow came out square with nice corners. Donna said that she was good at sewing pillows so I'm sending her the block and fabric for the pillow and she's going to put it together! I was so happy because when it comes to the sewing that's when I get nervous, lol. I hope she likes the block for her pillow!

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Tin I made for CQI Tin Swap.

I finished the tin for the CQI Tin Swap. Every time I make one of these I love making them more and more! I need to collect more tins, lol.
I printed out small silkies so she could use them to make inches if she wants to or she could use them for whatever she would like.
I hope the lady I made this for likes it!