Sunday, May 31, 2009

Hi everyone! I know it's been awhile...I have good reason though :) It feels like I have lost my bloggin' mojo. Probably a result of not crafting consistently for the last little bit. I have been working on a couple things, but no pics of them yet.

The biggest reason why I haven't been too active here? Jeff had surgery on his mouth the beginning of May to attach chains and brackets to two teeth that are impacted in his upper palate. The hope is that they will be able to pull them down and they will be healthy teeth. The srugery was quite brutal for him and caused a significant amount of pain. Thankfully he is past the major pain portion and now deals with the pain when they adjust the chains to pull the teeth down. Ouch!

A couple days after Jeff's surgery, we found out that he was laid off. It was very unexpected. You never do expect this type of thing to happen. We are believing for good things to come out of this and for God's best. He is our Provider!

We'll hop back over to more crafty talk :)

I got it in my head that I wanted to make Bella her own hair ribbons and bows. I started to look online for instructions and found some. I have made her a couple so far and plan to make more. I'm having fun with them and want to make her a whole bunch! You know, to match all her outfits :) Plus I'm going to need a lot because she has done a great job and disassembling a couple I have made so far! I know I took a couple pics of her wearing the first one I made...but can I find it?! NO! I'll keep looking...

The latest project sitting on my table are tooth fairy tins. I have 11 of them almost finished, they just need some finishing touches. They are all stamped and colored. Now they are screaming for some embellishments!

On other crafty news...I have been toying with the idea of putting some of my cards into local gift shops and boutiques. The neat part is that just last week I got an email from a gal I know that is planning on opening a store that will showcase artist and crafters items in addition to secondhand furniture. I'm excited by this opportunity and hope for the best!

We have been having great weather the last week. Lots of time outside and we're getting a lot done around the house. Fun times!

Hope you are having a great weekend!