Monday, February 28, 2011

Easter pin badges

This is an e pattern of: EASTER Badges pin pattern, #212.  They are super easy: print, cut, glue and done. It takes simple supplies.
These are super easy badges to Celebrate EASTER AND SPRING! They are so easy that it is also great to make with kids. Badges can be made in small & large size. They are great pinned on you, your dolls, wreath, Great for parties, and amongst your decor.Sayings included are: Hippity Hoppity, Cute Chick, Addicted to Chocolate bunnies, Happy Easter, Spring has sprung, and Here comes Peter cottontail. Ruffles are easy to make using crepe paper or party streamers. Make one for all your little chicks!
Measures: large: 4 1/4" x 8", Small:2 1/2" or 3" x 6". All you need are ribbons/trims, old paper from a book, glue, glitter, crepe paper or party streamers, and pinbacks.
I have been super busy lately...that is why I missed Freebie friday. I will post that tomorrow.  My dad had a fabulous Birthday party...and now I must get ready for another bg show.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

My Dad is turning 80!!!!

My dad is turning 80 this weekend....having a party with lots of family and friends...I have been very busy with it and getting things ready for a show.   He came from Scotland in 1951.  His whole fmaily came to America for a better life. He met and married my mom in the 60's.  He had me in 1967 and 2 years later became sober from drinking for over 40 years now!  He also quit smoking in the 80's.  He was a paint and body man and then a prison guard.  He has a lovely little farm in Spangle and is very healthy.

He is a great Dad and has always been generous to me.  I am his only child and I have only one we are pretty important to him. 
*** On another etsy sale is ending after friday (tomorrow).....just letting you know if you are interested.

Monday, February 21, 2011

O'dorable Mouse pinkeep pattern

This is my brand new pattern: O'dorable Mouse Pin keep pattern- #260
It is now available on my etsy and my patternmart!

This lil mouse found a lovely Shamrock to rest keeps your pins, thread, & buttons. He has clover yo-yo pins and "O'dorable" sign to hold. Plus learn how to make pretty paper inexpensively! This makes a great gift & cheerful display! Measures: 13 1/4" x 8 1/4" including stand. Imagine making the mouse for other projects as well!!! 
You can still use the 20% off coupon code on my etsy for this pattern.....just remember when you check out on etsy ...put the coupon code "Spring11" get the 20% off.  This is good until Friday Feb 25th!

Saturday, February 19, 2011

spring patterns

I have lots of spring/easter patterns and collage sheets!

This is a good way to get out of the winter dull drums.

Friday, February 18, 2011

FREEBIE FRIDAY - keep calm and meow on!!!

This is fun for us cat lovers.....I will have to do one for dogs too...soon.  I shopped all day today...having major fun!!!!  I am tired and feeling quite comfy on the couch!  I think I will just chill.
Have a fab weekend!

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Happy 4th Birthday!

These are my twins (not above....and Trix below.

They are 4 today.....I know because I was looking at my photos on my computer.....and it was 4 years ago today.  The momma, Fiona, disappeared....:(
Lucky is fat and lovable....lays around alot.  Trix is my huntress and she gives me mice as presents sometimes...yeah!  Lucky is always around when you are sad and seems to know it.  Trix is so smart and her paws seems to grab anything. 
I know you are probably thinking that I am alittle nuts...but they get extra wet food while "survivor" is on kill myself.

Monday, February 14, 2011

Monday sale pattern- spring wool pin pattern

These are fun, easy, and fast to make using your scrap wool or felt. This is only $2.99...until next monday...Feb. 21st.
It is available on my patternmart. 
This is a great springtime assortment. Make them into magents too.
I love using up my bits of wool and felt scraps....and it is a very portable project. 
Spring is will be here before ya know it now!

Saturday, February 12, 2011

The mice are running wild!

Here are 2 more mice I made....this one using an old kitchen funnel and an old piece of a quilt I got in a flea market.  Take a look at her.
Her banner is "Vintage"!  she has a sewing pattern tissue pin too.

This lil girl is more pink and a wanna be French girl....she is sitting on the cutest script fabric! She is available here!

This side few gives you a good shot of the pink paper flower on the stand.  I am almost done with my next mouse...who is a little different than the others...stay tuned.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Freebie Friday- vintage kissing couples

This postcard from my photo collection cracks me up!  It was probably a wild card in its day! 
Happy Valentine's Day!

Wednesday, February 9, 2011


You may not know this about me.  I love to solder pendants!  I love giving new live to old bits of paper.

I have sold a hundred Lizzy Borden pendants....mainly to people in Fall River Mass.....where she lived.  I like the back to say funny things like "Wack job" or "she would get even" 

This is my cat Fiona....who disappeared one day....she was a sweet kitty. 

I also love retro dots...and circle pendants! 
Hippity bunnies!

Santa is so cool!

I love creating with cats!!!!

I also love doing bracelets....especially if it is patriotic!  I love making these....small pieces of is so wonderful to know your pendant is being worn and loved....and could last generations.
Get creative today....carve out some time for your art or your crafts...have fun! 

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Purple sky

I love sunsets...especially when they are purple and pink!  The trees make a great silhouette.

I want spring soooooo bad....the gloominess of winter is getting real old. Right now as I type it is gray outside....just like most days....yuck!  I know spring will come, but come on already!  OK....enough bellyaching for me!

Monday, February 7, 2011

Monday sale pattern!! your kind of heart fortune cookies

Your kind of heart,Valentine Fortune Pattern, #216..only $3.99 until feb 14th...on my patternmart.
These sweet fortune cookies are fun to display or give out to your valentines. They are made from felt, very easy to create and quick. All 21 fortunes are vintage and they tell you what kind of heart you have. Fortunes are included already printed and also comes with heart and banner. Happy Valentine's Day. Fortune Cookie measures: 2" x 2".Some of the fortunes are:Your Heart is sentimental indeed,So some one to love is what you need.To be honest-hearted is your intent:you won't cheat any one out of a cent. Because you are handsome instead of plain,You have a heart that's inclined to be vain.

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Flash cards to bake with....for your kitchen

These are my new small kitchen flash cute and they look great nestled around the kitchen, framed, or as tags and labels.

These are a digital offering....instantly sent to you and you print....available on my etsy.

This is in my kitchen...I love my measuring spoon holder I bought at a craft show about 15 years ago or more.

These are the larger flash cards...I didn't know what size I liked I did both!

Who doesn't love cupcakes?  This is a felt cupcake I made...I am not the designer....I need to find the pattern so I can tell cool! 
Superbowl tomorrow...which means to a girly girl like me....partytime!!!!  My husband wants greenbay....I say...the colors are strange but...I'll route for them too.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Freebie friday flowers & Mr. mouse

Good day to you all!  I am thinking spring with these pretty flowers.

These would make cute tags and labels.

I am so tired of winter!

I just want my feet to stay warm!!!

Here is my Mr. Love Mouse valentine pin keep...on sale at my sister etsy shop....Mrs. Tiddlemouse.  It is on the left sidebar of this blog.  He is a One of a kind...with cross-stitch heart and a cute little banner sign...saying "Love".

This is signed and dated....not only just for Valentine's day,but anytime.

I also sell the pattern to make the mouse on my etsy, patternmart, and my website.

More details are on my mrstiddlemouse
Have a great weekend!!!

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Ribbonwood Cottage

I want you to meet Debbie from Ribbonwood cottage!  She is the sweetest lady...with so many beautiful design ideas, lovely pics, and fabulous items for sale on her etsy shop.  She has great design sense.

These are pics from her blog....she makes a lovely Valentine spread. Her family and friends are sure lucky!

Makes me want Valentine's day...right now!  Thanks Debbie for everything!