Shabby Peonies

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Crafty projects

I wanted to share a few projects I made using kits that I purchased online. The first is a pretty mirror for my dresser using a kit from KS4U

I didn't use everything that came in the kit so I'll have a few extras to work on some other project.

Next I made an Altered Pin Cushion Perfume Bottle with a couple of hat pins. It turned out so pretty.

Next came a whimsical little basket filled with a Peter Rabbit Snippet Roll. Both the Perfume Bottle and this kit were purchase from Annie's facebook group page, MsGardenggrove1 Inspire Kit Club. It was so much fun to alter the snippet roll, the little rabbit and the basket. Peter Rabbit stories are such classic tales, I remember reading them for both my boys when they were little. 

I made this as a belated Easter gift for my granddaughter, who absolutely loved it!

 Cuteness overload!!!

Last but not least, using another spectacular kit from Doreen at Ooh La La Vintage Treasures I worked on this beautiful Vintage Paper Bag Book. I have a weakness for mini albums and this one is one of my absolute favourites that I've ever worked on.

I always enjoy working with vintage and antique laces on my projects and this one was right up my alley. Once again I had plenty of supplies left over to work on other projects, so definitely worth my money.

Working with kits are just so perfect for me at the moment. Since I had back surgery I can't get into my craft studio to root around for all the supplies I'd need, whereas with a kit, the challenge is to use everything contained within. I love working that way, it sometimes takes me out of my comfort zone and keeps my creativity spiked.

If you're interested on watching videos on all of these projects they can be found on my YouTube Channel.

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Wings and a Prayer

With a couple of kits from Oohlala Vintage Treasures , I created these beautiful Angel Wings and a Tussie Mussie.

I gave the wings to my granddaughter as a "Big Sister" gift after she shared the news yesterday that they were expecting an October baby!! (my birthday month) She was tickled pink and has already started picking out girl names because she wants a baby sister of course :)

I feel truly blessed!


My spinal surgery is in 3 days, this coming Wednesday, February 14th, I am not nervous or scared, just wanting to be on the other side of it already! 

Keep me in your thoughts and prayers friends....

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Shabby 2018 Clipboard Calendar

I completed this clipboard calendar using a kit from Annie, MsGardengrove1 both on Youtube and Facebook. I absolutely love working with these kits at the moment because of my physical limitations I just can't get around in my craft room to root around for supplies like I used to, and it satisfies my urge to be creative.

Here is the link to Annie's Facebook group where you can find her Monthly Kits