Friday, July 29, 2011

Love the Lord!

Another inspirational reminder placed on Etsy!
Hope that you can visit my shop.  Notecards and digital posters to arrive soon!
Thank you!!

The Japonizer!

Found this at howaboutorange@blogspot.com.  Choose a pattern and colors then Japonize it.  I created a simple background in few seconds!  Then, you can download your tile. :)
http://howaboutorange.blogspot.com/2011/07/generate-seamless-japanese-patterns.html

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Win two passes to The Creative Connection

This event is in St. Paul, MN Sept 15-17.
There is a giveaway for two passes going on right now.  Head to http://www.thecreativeconnectionevent.com/blog/ to learn more. :)

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

First item on Etsy!


What is ordinary for some is not for me.  This is my first listing on Etsy!  This is an 11" x 14" black and white poster.  Original art was created on scratchboard.  You can go to my Etsy shop, www.etsy.com/shop/heartworkbylaura for all of the details! :)

Friday, July 22, 2011

A Sun Jar!

What a fun idea from house8810!  Would like place some around my deck.  Would be a nice night light too.  

Thursday, July 21, 2011

SewChic: Bound Edged Tea Towel Tutorial

SewChic: Bound Edged Tea Towel Tutorial


Would like to make some for some friends. sewchic.blogspot.com has more tutorials to check out too!

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Sparkling RasberryCran Punch

Oh so easy.  Mix a container of Old Orchard frozen juice concentrate with a liter of lemon-lime soda.  The kids loved it.  I wonder if this counts as a fruit/vegetable??? :)

Monday, July 18, 2011

Amy Butler

Amy Butler

I love all things Amy Butler. She has included some free patterns on her site. One is for this message in a bag. So cute. Think I have some fabric left to make a couple!

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Felt house artwork

This is so cute.  Would be a great way to use those unwanted sweaters. :) Will repost when I get one done!!  This is on sale at www.folksy.com.  Happy Saturday!

Friday, July 15, 2011

The Twinery: Celebrate the Simple Moments & a Giveaway!

The Twinery: Celebrate the Simple Moments & a Giveaway!: " Hi Everyone! It's Angelica from Handmade by Angelica and I'm SO excited to share some twiney inspiration with you again today! I feel l..."

Ok, think this twine would work great with the Martha Stewart cards!  The have great color choices. I usually choose Maraschino for projects, but check out Lemonade, pictured above, or Caribbean!

The Crafts Dept.

The Crafts Dept.

These are so fun.  I really love the photos! I think I will make these just for fun.....no parties in mind. :{)

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Joy's Hope: Need job advice?

Joy's Hope: Need job advice?

Just a great reminder to always do your best.  There will be good days and bad days, but do your best. :)

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Typography Challenge


Think outside of the box.  A great way to look at type in a different way! I'm not sure if I will take the challenge, but it's fun to find what letters were used. 
Have a great Wednesday!

http://font-bot.com/

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

DIY Furniture Transformations

DIY Furniture Transformations

With flat screen TVs, there are so many entertainment units at Goodwill and consignment shops. Great storage unit/shelves!

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Pink

http://www.eihomeonline.com/scripts/prodList.asp?idCategory=45
http://rubiegreen.com/

Just liking these things that are pink today!!

Friday, July 8, 2011

Paper sculpture

Added this to a new Pinterest board.  Creating ideas/inspiration for another paper sculpture!
http://illusion.scene360.com/art/12145/beautiful-paper-art/

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Color makes a difference

 A sewing idea...Heather Bailey's items are vibrant and inspiring.  You can find a link to the pattern at http://heatherbailey.typepad.com/


My own inspiring color....a beautiful Gerber daisy from my sis!  There is another bloom on the way.  This one has lasted over a week.  :)

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Paper art

Ray Marshall has great 3D paper art.  You can create this pop-up.  Instructions at http://raymarshall.com/make-your-own-pop-ups/

Beginning

Day 1

Just because.   :)    http://www.portabellopixie.typepad.com/