Thursday, January 27, 2011

New to me.....Old shelves!!

This whole wall of shelves was designed and custom built for this space. All of the boards are salvaged barn wood. The corbels on the ends were from Billings, MT and the drawers from a store counter that was used in the kitchen.

The top shelf is over 17 feet long! And holds photos taken every summer of my girls in 1940's art deco painted glass frames.

The corbels with white paint are the perfect contrast to the aged barn wood.

Could not be more pleased with this project!!

Sunday, January 23, 2011

A beautiful friend going through cancer.

A beautiful friend of mine has cancer and is going though treatment. She has lost her hair. She has bad days, and good days but her ATTITUDE is I sent her this! Feel free to copy and paste to anyone you think might need it!!

There once was a woman who woke up one morning, looked in the mirror, and noticed she had only three hairs on her head.
Well," she said, "I think I'll braid my hair today?" So she did and she had a wonderful day.
The next day she woke up, looked in the mirror and saw that she had only two hairs on her head.
"H-M-M," she said, "I think I'll part my hair down the middle today?" So she did and she had a grand day.
The next day she woke up, looked in the mirror and noticed that she had only one hair on her head.
"Well," she said, "today I'm going to wear my hair in a pony tail." So she did and she had a fun, fun day.
The next day she woke up, looked in the mirror and noticed that there wasn't a single hair on her head. "YEA!" she exclaimed, "I don't have to fix my hair today!"
Attitude is everything.

Friday, January 21, 2011

A few blasts from my past showed up on my timeline!!

My sister's one year old picture

My brother at one, check out my outfit in background!
Senior Highschool Graduation

8th grade......can't believe my Mom let me choose those glasses!

First guy I fell truly in love with!


My one year old birthday!!

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Time line Time

This Soul Restoration class I am taking through Brave Girls Club is just so unbelievably eye opening, jaw dropping, inspiring. And it seems so simple....every week, a little craft project involving paper, mod podge, and glitter.....while you are doing the busy work, you think about the project and somehow at the end of it you have this beautiful art piece telling your story and healing your hurts. It is and will continue to be an amazing gift from God, Brave Girls and myself, beautifully presented and given to the only one who could ever understand it, ME!!

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Closed for Restoration!

Didn't think I would have to shut 'er down but this class is all that was promised and more!!

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Girl of the year award.....ME!

See this statue? She's only about 6 inches tall, but isn't she grand? Strong and regal? All alone in the kitchen department at a thrift store, she lept into my hand......surprisingly she is made of solid metal, heavy and solid! She is my new sponsor this year and look what her base says......

Yep, "girl of the year" 30 years ago some lucky girl got this and this year she's mine! Keep  your eyes peeled, she'll be showing up in many of my posts!!

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Eagles! Everywhere!

Hanging out in our tall cottonwood trees!

And another perched on the fence post!
We've had a couple of visitors for the past week.....oh, I hope they stay! To see them flying around is such a blessing. It takes your breath away!

Friday, January 7, 2011

Brave Girls Community

Just joined the Brave Girls Community as the Soul Restoration class starts next week and I am so excited to get to communicate with so many others that maybe, think and create, the way I do! It's gonna be such an experience to restore my soul!!

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

A few little creations......

Lampshade Love!

Little Lampshade Love

Embellished a few bottles and jars.

This little short fat one is my favorite!

Bottles for Christmas and a big fat flower!

Soul Restoration!!

I am so excited to start this Soul Restoration course on-line with the Brave Girls!! There is a new project every week and it starts next week!! Can't wait!!