Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Sewing Card Holders...



This month of May is so busy.  Lots to do and very limited time to do it all.  I am posting this so I know I have done something with all those days and hours.
Beverlys is a craft and fabric store that I enjoy very much.  The closest one to me is in Rocklin and that is a 45 minute drive each way downhill and uphill.  I am on their mailing and email list.  I received an email a few weeks ago and it had a link to this fabric gift card holder.  It can also hold business or calling cards.  This is the link for instructions.  Thank you very much Beverlys.  I have made five here in this photo.  They are quick to sew and use very little fabric so perfect for scraps. As you can see, you can mix and match the fabrics if you like.  They are also very easy to mail and will fit nicely into a card.
Other than being busy inside and outside we have taken a couple of days to visit friends and enjoy time with them.  The boys spent Sunday at the British Car Show in Dixon.  We girls spent the day having High Tea at a lovely tea room.  No Photos!  I didn't have my camera and I have no smart phone with a camera. 
This post is short yet I just couldn't let any more days pass by.  I so admire all of you who continue to blog and post daily or at least regularly.  I am my own excuse!!!  Summer is here in all its triple digit heat glory.  I really must get busy now.  I hope to post sooner.
May you each be spending glorious time in Creative Bliss...

Friday, May 5, 2017


A simple post of Gratitude and inspiration.  I received a large envelope in the mail recently. I wasn't expecting anything and had no idea what could be inside for me.  When I opened it I was blown away with surprise and JOY.  Miss Roni of Ink Stains blog sent me this beautiful plaque she created for me.  This could not be more timely for me as our living in limbo continues into the seventh month.


Roni is a wonderful and creative person and I adore what she creates. This photo does not do justice to this card.  There are two very sparkly "jewels" on the banner.  Funny thing happened that night after reading this card.  Those sparkly beautiful "jewels" were in my dream later that night and they had nothing to do with paper.  LOL  Thank you so very much Sweet Friend.  You really brightened my day and every day. 
Our weather has been sunny and warmer than in past years.  The pollen is thick from all the rain allowing extra growing and blossoming of trees and flowers.  I welcome any rain that wants to grace us so it can wash away the thick blanket of yellow covering everything outdoors.  With all this nice sunny weather Mr. C and I have been working outdoors in the yards.  Lots of limbs and weeds to deal with.  We took a huge truckload to the local waste station.  We will have another huge truckload next week to dispose of.  Hopefully I will be planting some fresh new flowers in my empty pots next week.  After all we want to look like Disneyland around here.
Happy Month of May and so many events to enjoy.  Creative Bliss for each of you...<3