So Cute I Want To Pinch His Little Blow Hole

Please excuse the crude self portrait above. In all the excitement, I forgot to put on lipstick. Ooops! Newsflash: HSN is having a major sale on their Jonathan Adler collection. Wonder of wonder! Miracle of miracles! These happy, blue striped bud vases came home with me a while ago and I can’t tell you how […]

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

I can’t tell you guys how much I enjoyed reading all the comments last week. I need to do this more often! Without further delay, the winners are… *Autumn Paper Goods: Lanie*Jewelry Kits: Lisa Bartlett*Vintage Lace: Suzy*Vintage Hankies: Justin*Custom Flowers: April Cole Y’all should expect an email from me today– if you don’t see one, […]

Goody Bag: Custom Coffee Filter Flowers

I know, I know, this giveaway is a little bit of a cop out. It’s not new or glittery or valued highly, but it’s “my thing.” Between feedback from you guys and Google Analytics, my best guess is that well-over half of y’all came here through an outside post on my coffee filter flowers. It’s […]

Goody Bag: Vintage Hankies

My mother said there are always three hallmarks to a true “lady” She always carries a handkerchief. She never smokes on the street. She would never use a swear word (“Even if her hair was on fire.”) Which is very funny coming from a woman who, 1. Taught the neighborhood children five ways to say […]

Goody Bag: Vintage Lace

I adore lace. Old lace. Good lace. Handmade lace. Natural fibers and yellowed at the edges. Fifteen years ago, I saw a bunch of Croatian nuns making silken tatted lace by hand and have been hooked ever since (Watch this video. It’s Crazytown!) I love the look. I love the feel. I love the smell. […]

Goody Bag: Jewelry Making Kits

Know something about me? I don’t own a single piece of “real” jewelry. And you know what? That’s just fine by me If a diamond necklace fell out of the sky and into my lap, I would probably make it into a cat toy. You think I’m kidding. However, I will say, as someone who […]

Drag Queen Cows Rise Again

Sylvia just informed me that she is busy preparing coffee filter flowers, as Almatrieb (aka the Cow Parade) is going down in her village in Switzerland this weekend. How exciting! If anyone else out there attends the festivities and spots some paper flowers in the crowd, pleaseohpleaseohpleaseohPLEASE SEND ME A PICTURE! I’m just aching to […]

Goody Bag Giveaway: Autumn Paper Goods

I am not organized enough to keep a proper fanci-fied scrapbook, but that doesn’t prevent me from appreciating the tools of the trade! This goody bag has all sorts of my favorite things, perfect for playing with paper or decorating your home for Halloween and Thanksgiving. All items are new, unopened, and ready to go! […]

This Week: Goody Bag Giveaways

Dahlia Flower Gift Bags made from cupcake liners, November 2010 It’s my birthday this week (woot!) Instead of receiving presents, I’m giving them away (double woot!) Every day this week I am giving away a Goody Bag; one day might be a bundle of new items provided by a generous sponsor, the next day might […]