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Saturday, May 28, 2011

The Altered Paper Pocket Swap

I participated in a really fun pocket swap at Tee's blog The Altered Paper.  My swap partner was Wanda from Shop Just Vintage.  Wanda created the gorgeous cream and brown pocket.  I love all of the pretty details!  I have the pocket hanging in my nature/botanical area.  She also included some really awesome trinkets in the pocket that I can't wait to play with!  Thanks again Wanda!

My Pocket

Wanda's Pocket

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Bloggerette Sorority Rush Project

Happy Sunday!  How is everyone on this beautiful day?  Today I'm posting my project for the Bloggerette Sorority Rush.  Everyone that is a member had the opportunity to create a project using the photo of those 5 beautiful women that is part of the Bloggerette Sorority logo.  You can see everyone else's projects HERE.   Becoming a Bloggerette Sister is easy and anyone can join!  Just sign up on the Bloggerette Sorority blog!   I sort of made a scrapbook layout.  I used my imagination and pretended that these 5 girls were models that traveled to and from Paris and London.   I  used a giant Bazzill tag as the base and went from there.  I added the laundry clips at the bottom and attached some pretty things to them.   I love how it turned out!  Thank you so much for taking a look!  Oh I forgot that I had to mention a few things about myself!  I live in Plainfield, IL with my husband Ed and my two fur babies Annie and Dexter.  I have a Master's Degree in School Counseling, but unfortunately there is no school counseling jobs out there.  I work as a special education assistant at a high school and I do love my job!  I'm fortunate to work with a bunch of great kids and staff.  In my spare time I like to garden, crafting, read, photography, and hike with the husband.  


Tuesday, May 10, 2011

My First Cottage Charm Giveaway!



I'm so excited to do one of my first giveaways!  I will be participating in the 5th annual Cottage Charm Giveaway!   What is the Cottage Charm Giveaway?: This is a multi-blog, month long event beginning Saturday, May 1st where bloggers give away on their blogs items they feel exhibit "Cottage Charm".Anyone can join at any point in May before the 29th. On May 29th, all participating bloggers will announce their winners and post it to their blogs. An ongoing list of ALL the giveaways and participating bloggers is maintained  at Twice Remembered during the entire month of May. The list grows and grows the whole month of May as bloggers add their Cottage Charm Giveaway to their blogs.

To enter to win my giveaway all you have to do is become a follower and leave a comment on my blog.  If you already are a follower, just let me know.  You do not need to have a blog to enter.  Just remember to leave your email address in your comment.   I will announce the winner on May 29th.  Good luck and thank you to each one of you!  Make sure to visit Twice Remembered to check out everyone else's giveaways!

The winner will receive these 3 pretties!

Framed Marie surrounded by pretty flowers

Nature Bottle

Sea Bottle

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Glass Ornaments

Hi everyone!  As soon as I saw these heavy, glass ornaments on clearance at Z Gallerie and Hobby Lobby after Christmas, I knew I wanted to alter them in some way.  All I did was Modge Podge the back of the ornaments with some bird paper and a photo copy of Marie Antoinette, ta-da!  Thanks for coming over!