Monday, July 21, 2014

Signs now only $3.99

I just wanted to let you know something pretty cool!
My digital signs are now only $3.99.
That is their new price and will stay this way. 
My signs are in my Hudsonsholidays Etsy shop.
There are signs for everyday and also all the holidays.
This Purple sign is constantly pinned on pinterest....I need to turn off my notification emails....too many pins from this.
They are easy to purchase...an email comes instantly after you buy it and you just click on the download link. 
Just save the file and print on your printer.
These make great gifts and are perfect for your home decor.
I often just frame them in a document frame or an 8 x 10 from the dollar store....super easy quick gift.
It is really nice when the person you are giving to has everything and you don't know what to get them.
I print on either white cardstock, presentation paper, matte photo paper and glossy works great too.
These are not meant for resale however.
Just letting you know.
Another thing is that they are a pdf file (adobe reader opens it- free program) and they are not available in jpg.
They are meant to be signs.
They are great for holiday celebrations and parties.

I love how green this one is!
I have them for winter, all four seasons, weddings, birthdays, funny one, and inspiring ones.
These are also great to pack away in totes......I have lots of holiday totes...and these take almost zero room in a tote. 
Expect nothing hope for everything sign digital PDF - cream uprint art words vintage style primitive paper old 8 x 10 frame saying
Every color is represented too.....I love working with all the colors.
Gobble til you wobble Thanksgiving sign digital PDF  - orange uprint words vintage turkey style paper old 8 x 10 frame saying
This is fun by the Thanksgiving table! 
I'll Never let go Titanic sign digital PDF  - blue heart of ocean uprint art words vintage style paper old 8 x 10 frame saying
I just love the Titanic!
Check meowt Cat sign digital PDF - kitty sepia uprint art words vintage style primitive paper old 8 x 10 frame saying
Some for kids and teens.
Home of the free sign American digital - pdf blue 4th of july uprint art words vintage style primitive paper old  Patriotic saying
Signs to show our pride!
Coffee & Wine sign digital PDF - Brown funny art words vintage style primitive paper old 8 x 10 frame saying
This is my favorite for being funny.
Be My Valentine Pink sign digital PDF - vintage art words primitive paper old 8 x 10 frame saying
Sweet and simple!
Halloween not every Witch lives in Salem sign digital -  black uprint words vintage style paper old pdf 8 x 10 frame saying
This is my most popular sign ever!
People love this one. 
I always say this.....my Sister lives in Salem but I am not saying she is a witch or anything....lol.
She never gets mad at me for that...lol.
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So check out the signs sometime...and stay cool!


 

Friday, July 18, 2014

Pass the SUGAR freebie

This is the sugar for the tea set...the 6th in a series of tea related designs.
Next week is the last one....the glorious teapot herself!
Click on the image to make it larger and save.
I have been doing alot of stitching because it is so darned hot....so I stay inside and stitch...catch up on movies and shows.  I love the movie "Blue Jasmine".
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Some quilts I have made use a lot of stitching....like the 12 month raggedy Ann on below.
 
This one was so fun....it is probably on of the top designs I have ever done.
My favorite is the October witch one.
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Below is my Halloween quilt....always hard to photograph because of the deep contrast between muslin and dark Halloween fabrics.  
Every design is done in Orange embroidery floss.....so easy that way.
It reminds me of redwork....but using orange...very pretty.
 
This is the crow on pumpkin...one of the embroideries in the Halloween quilt.
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Another favorite is the 12 month kitty cat quilt.

I made the cats fun and whimsical....I love the Christmas one best.
All these and more are here in my etsy shop.
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Come to The party bunch, the pin me linky party, Thrifty thursday....lots of fun ideas and projects!
 

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Smelling fall?

Yesterday my daughter and I were in the Yankee candle shop smelling all the delightful scents.
We smelled some fall candles and they were soooo yummy. 
Pumpkin spice...harvest...apple cider....and more!
It totally made me want fall.....especially since these days of reaching 100 degrees are getting really old!
These witchy collage sheet ornaments are an oldy but goody design of mine.

I love taking my old pics and making them witchy.
I made a few that are candy corn ornaments.

These are pumpkin ornaments with wire stems...so easy.

All these tags come with it too!

See...its two sheets....instant download...you print .....cut out and directions come with it.
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The banana bread candle was to die for!
There was a chocolate layer cake candle that was the best chocolate scent I have ever smelled in a candle.
But the bacon candle made us sick...so gross....and I love bacon.
I am not sure who would like it....but some people must or they wouldn't make it.
 
 
 
Come to The party bunch, the pin me linky party, Thrifty thursday....lots of fun ideas and projects!

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

A little more of my studio

Hi!
I took so many pics of my studio....and I felt my last post was pretty darned long....so I thought I would show some more photos of my studio.
Above is a huge hoop...for quilting.  I put retro fabric in it and made flash cards with my name and glued it on.
Makes a great booth sign...for quilt and craft shows.

Here is a mix of ribbons, paper, and artwork.  Seems like I am always needing a little string or ribbon for something....so I dig in here. 
I keep my not so cute pastes, mediums, and all in this wooden yellow box....then I can pick it all up when I need to for more desk space.

I like to fill muffin tins and loaf pans with punched out papers and bits of ephemera.

My old army file...sold wood and as heavy as a coffin (full). 
I like to keep special old magazines, paper patterns, plastic bags for selling, and business files in it.
On the left side is a table I use for my cricut.

I have had this print since I was little...the mouse card is a birthday card my mom gave me...a few years before she died....it is a treasure.

Glue gun.....oh how I love thee!
I stick my glue sticks in a gravy boat.
I always use this non stick mat under it...cleans up really easily.

I made this big mannequin bust many years ago.  She reins over my cutting table.

My Christmas ornaments fit nicely on this wire tree...great for quilt show displays.
They are going to be in a wonderful magazine....in the fall...details later.

I love this map banner....and I also love my black velvet head from a  thrift store(it was scruffy and just needed a black paint touch up job).
Sometimes I am not sure why I keep so much stuff! 
I have a thing for chenille stems/pipe cleaners.....I just love them and the endless possibilities.
I also keep a box of UFO's .....Un Finished Objects. 
 
I like collecting old sewing books....love the diagrams and how things have changed soooo much.

Here is a tall small drawer set....each drawer is just the right size for treasures...like pearl beads, charms, black eye beads.....etc..

This tall shelf holds my cool tag from Lynn Whipple...called a big idea....I won it!
It also has my big eyed Marie Antoinette painting.
To the top left is my pink American flag...just for fun! 
I got these little bundles by the embroidery floss at the store....I can't wait to use them...but for now they are busy being cute in this bowl!
 
See my post before this to see more of my studio.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Welcome to my studio!


I am so glad you are here and I have been meaning to show you my studio for a long time.
I am a clutter bug....so you will see that this studio has lots of junk in it and I don't have fabric folded neatly and stuff is everywhere....but I LOVE it! 
Above is my blue chair and herb garden right by the door to the studio.
The studio is a building next to my house....that used to be a paint and body shop.
This was the dirtiest, ugly...boy building ever!
I girled it up!
This shot is from the door coming in.....there is another door on the opposite end.
Click on the pics to see them closer.
I have stations for everything....since this is a working studio....stuff has to get done!

Here is my mailing counter and down the side is my videos and music (very important!)
I cover storage areas under the counter with fabric....so I don't have to see boxes, wrapping, bubble wrap and more.

By the door is my photo taking area...a light box and props.
Every time I need nice pics for a pattern cover...this is my life saver.
Good Photos always sell the pattern. 
I am showing you the witch from last year...no direct light makes great pics.

These are funny props I keep close by

These are my flowers and holiday props ....essential for photos

My computers and printer...I spend a huge amount of time here.
I store extra stuff under tables....fabric from thrift stores.

This metal shade hangs by my desk....I put all my favorite postcards there

I love my computer!

Some important things.....dictionary, sayings books, eraser, thread and needle....and wite out!

My old computer gets used too

Remotes for everything and papers

I stash stuff everywhere...lil artworks, tissues, and my mannequin

I love my mailing center...it makes sending product so easy.

I am a hoarder!  Don't tell that show about me.

Tapes, paper hole punches and labels
I have ribbons for wrapping...strings of every kind.
Most of my stash comes from thrifts store....including tables, and shelves.
It is the thrill of the hunt!

Halloween stuff ...that I need to sell....there is never enough time in the day!

This light cabinet has come with me to all kinds of show!
It is so handy

I am keeping extra patterns in it.

QUILT machine....it is a little Gracie frame with a simplicity quilting machine
It quilts up to a queen size....it is nice when designing quilts and wallhangings.

Right now I put my collection of lil quilts on it.
Behind the polka dot curtain is another room....a huge storage area.

 This cute doll looks after the place when I am not around...she looks like she is in charge.
I love my old typewriter....my mom was a speedster at typing...

This is behind the mailing counter....a place to put all my masses of papers.

Trying to keep my artwork from being crinkled

This is the table at the very center of the studio....one of my favorite areas.
It is for painting, collage, glittering, drawing and having lots of fun.

I like to organize supplies in containers from goodwill...like this basket for colored pencils and markers.

This pink shelf has many tiers.
Great for all kinds of goodies.

I have lots of stamps and ink pads

This old letter keeper...now keeps tags to use in all kinds of projects.

Lots of my old paintings....plus a wonderful piece from Lynne Perrella (the Mary)

Look at all my scissors

I like to keep my artwork around and lots mod podge, paint brushes, and varnishes.

Glitter in a caddy....paintbrushes in a glass

More paint brushes in an old thrift store vase.

You can never have too many pencils!

Acrylic paint ....in one of those cheap rolling carts

This is my 5 dollar cubby hole.....it is huge!
It was an awful army green

I like to fill cubby holes....with needle felted eggs and my cat pincushion

I also fill it with small paintings.

The Halloween items is a huge hat I made and there is a prim bunny and a shabby chic party hat.

I like to clip projects to this wire ....from ikea.
Notice Ashley Wilkes from gone with the wind photo....near bottom....hunk!

This is not a cute part....my jewelry solder section....I put pliers in an old ink pad stand.

This is looking from my cricut cutter over to my computer

Here is where the sewing magic happens!

Love my ironing board

I know...I have lots of clutter.....I can't help it!
I love threads and buttons

My 12 month heart quilt with farm chick poster...when I was a vendor.

This is the center again by the painting table.

Yarns in shopping carts!!!!

Cool dangly lights ....this is from sewing area.

Cutting table I got from my mom....design wall in the back made from white insulation boards.

I do not like folding and fabric...I kind of sort fold it....lol
I also pick up hoops dirt cheap at thrift store...good for framing embroidery.

My design board...gotta work on this stuff! 

This is the far area where the other door is....we left the garage door from the body shop...built a window and door...and then I just close the garage door to secure everything.


Massive book shelves with book and mags...I am hooked to all the Somerset magazines
That is something I spend money on....worth it!

Party streamers are fun to craft with!

Yarns and strings...I don't crochet or knit.....but I use these constantly in sewing, making tags, packaging, and collages.

This is behind the paint table....lots of doo dads

I get a kick out of collecting this junk....I mean stuff.

Peanuts have to be here ....cause they are so adorable...the cat picture is my beloved cat sally...now passed.

Pom poms!
My daughter says if I buy anymore she is going to toss them.

I finally organized my books and mags.
They are grouped in themes now.

My favorites

Mr winter...my own design...never made it into a pattern though....with thread!

My raggedy with coloring books.....they are so fun...brings back the child in me.

My glasses from the farm chicks...soldered pendants and my bleeding heart girl.

Glitter in an old syrup pourer.

My ornament chandelier...I still love it.
I had more pics...but I think I went nuts putting on this many!
Thanks for stopping by and seeing my studio...
now I have Halloween patterns to finish....kinda hard when it is so hot!

 Please look around my blog...I have lots of freebies, 3 etsy stores (patterns and signs, finished goods and artwork), tutorials,  lots of ideas, and much more!!!

Check out more Where Women create here!
Lots of people sharing their creative spaces.
A big thanks to Karen Valentine for hosting this wonderful party!
 
 

Come to The party bunch, the pin me linky party, Thrifty thursday....lots of fun ideas and projects!