Sunday, May 18, 2008

Show and Tell Monday

Wow its been a week already. Time is really flying. I have been very busy on my magazine submission pieces. I am happy to say they are done and I will be mailed this week. I dont think they want me showing them ahead of time, so I wont put them on my blog yet. I have emailed pictures to a couple of people though. Now is all the "paper work" writing the step by step instruction list, and supply lists. Now I am wondering if having 4 pieces is such a good thing!? LOL. So I have gotten a couple things done and I have posted 6 new things to my etsy shop if you want to have a look around there. (thanks)

The first thing is a two dollar garage sale find. This was a white wicker rocking chair that was painted white. It need some fresh paint, so I decided on yellow. Dont think I really did not want to go with pink! You see George sleeping. He is the cat who loves tues. market chat so much. Its fast paced on the computer and its a huge chase game for him. lol

Next, my friend Judy and I have been making these pillow cases like crazy. I picked this fabric because the theme for my business is water lillies and color. So I couldnt resist. But they are adorable in so many color combinations. They take minutes to make and they even have french seams, so no raw edges. I am going to make a pillow case and matching pj bottoms for everyone for Christmas.

Then last but not least some new jewelry. Of course I am loving using Cindys roses. These are both on my etsy shop now. I cant wait to see what you all have done. I have a crazy day, so I promise to visit you ALL, but it may take me all day to do it. The best part of the day for sure!!!! until next time...........gail


Miniature Patisserie Chef said...

Hi Gail,

Your new jewelery creations are lovely! Love the pink earrings. What a wonderful idea to incorporate Cindy's roses!

Sweet Necessi-Teas said...

Gail, You have been very busy! Love the jewelry as usual--the roses are awesome! George looks like he has claimed the chair for his new nap spot. Too cute!
Pink hugs, Karen

Cottage Collections said...

Oh my gosh have you been busy this week!
I LOVE the yellow wicker chair. What a great find.
It looks like you love to be surrounded by color!

xxoo MB

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

You got that wicker chair for $2.00?? Wow! What a find. And I love your pillowcase fabric. Very happy and colorful. ~ Lynn

Beloved Creations said...

I love those roses on your jewelry. I am always partial to wicker and hand made pillowcases. All are beautiful.

Marie said...

Hi Gail,
As usual, your jewelry is just beautiful. Love your little George. What a great idea for pilow cases. And matching pj bottoms, too! How cute is that?

Shabby in Pink Boutique said...

Gail....Ohhh la la What pretties! And the kitty in the chair is so cute. Wishing you a beautiful day!
Pink Hugs,

Theresa said...

Hi Gail,
Cindy's roses and jewelry are such a nice combination. They complement each other so well. I can see them flying out the door.
Theresa @ Cottage Violets

Carolyn...The Craft Diva said...

love the chair, gail. yellow is a stunning color for it. the colors in that pillow case are to die vibrant...a great combo. how cute will that be with pj bottoms for gifts?! you could sell those easily enough! and the i have to gush more? i love them - just beautiful! you are one talented girl. hope you are coming in september...

Patricia said...

I love the pillow case and pajama bottom idea! The pink roses on the jewelry is awesome. The little dangly earrings with the roses are my favorite!


Noelle Garrett Designs said...


Every week I can't wait to see what you have created. The wicker chair looks great. Don't you just love rescuing something! The jewelry is so yummy. Your George looks like my Milo. Too cute!

Inka Thomas said...

Love the yellow chair and your jewlery is awesome!!! You have been a busy girl.

lisa said...

Gail ~

Love the wicker chair, its gorgeous. Looks like someone else likes it too.
I love your new pieces of jewelry too, the roses are fabulous.


Susan said...

Love that fabric! Wonderful jewelry!

sita said...

Wow you have been busy not just with jewelry but with sewing too! I am so delighted for you to get into a magazine you might need an assistant soon! I do love the jewelry with the roses just lovely! Thanks for sharing,

Lilli Blue said...

Nice job Gail. The cat is wonderful. It really gets me the way those little guys become so much a part of our lives. I have two and the two next door come in the cat door for a snack everyday. They don't have a cat door so once they are out they can not get in till my neighbor comes home so.... they come here!
Have a great week. Lilli

Debbie said...

Hi Gail....everything is gorgeous! I just posted a pic of a wicker rocker I repainted this past weekend....4 can of paint and a very stiff finger later it looked much better than when I found it. Love your yellow chair!

Pink hugs,

Flowerchild Clay Queen said...

Hi! Gail....All your new things are gorgeous...I just love what you do with all the cute roses!!Love the chair too!
Cindy :) xoxo

Michelle M. May said...

Hi Gail,

Love the yellow chair and love George! What an adorable picture.

Those rose earrings are just so beautiful.


Michelle said...

Thank you for your kind comment - I appreciate it so very much! Your site is daughter and I can't get enough 'cupcake' eye candy, haha

Your newest friend :)
~ Michelle