Thursday, February 28, 2013

...NOT a TV 'prop'!

One of the 'perks' of small-town USA!
(This is what greeted me when I pulled into work the other morning)

Wednesday, February 20, 2013


MANY THANKS to all of you for your input on a name for the Pedestal Creations!

 ...after MUCH deliberation,
the pedestals have hit the shelves!

Thursday, February 14, 2013


Wonderful Day with sweet Valentine treats...
 ...FUN Flowers from J,
 and Sweater Clip 2012 #1 (YEH!!) from the Thrift for 1/2 price (double YEH!!)
Now, I am at a ^speed bump^ in the Pedestal Project, and I need all the help from 'Blog Land' that I can get!!
 I am trying to come up with a 'Brand Name'!
Something that reflects the fact that these aren't limited to just desserts ~ they would be perfect for appetizers or fruit (vanity perfume tray?) or whatever!
 Nothing too 'cutesy'. Just simple and easy. Catchy.
 I just need a name, then I can work on the tags, then these pedestals can be cleared!!  (ie: off of our Dining room table)

PLEASE help us regain our Dining Room table!!!



Thursday, February 7, 2013

...she's got Class?!

From WINE (corks) to BEER (caps)...

My latest endeavor is a 4-Part Class being taught by a local artist / blogger that I have been following for a while - EAST STREET PINS founder Betsy Sio.    First Class involves bottle cap earrings (?).  Betsy's stuff is Usually VERY tasteful and artistic, so I'm keeping my fingers crossed!!!  I have seen some really interesting ones on ETSY, so I am rather hyped~inspired!! Have to wait to see what the class brings forth, but I'm taking little 'do-dats' and 'graphics' (just to be prepared) so that I could do...  ~Mardi Gras  or ~Chinese New Year or ~Beach or ~Retro Spring   (HA, HA, Kinda like a woman packing to go on vacation - you never know what you may want to wear until the exact minute you are dressing!!)
 The Bottlecaps were compliments of  a house party we went to for the SuperBowl!!  Before the game, when I asked a couple of the guys behind the bar to save the evenings bottlecaps for me...  they just looked at 'ME' and said "okay" - they are long-time friends that know 'ME' and don't.even.ask anymore ;-)!!

 Cake Pedestal Project Update: Dining Room table is cover with matched up pieces awaiting to be glued 8-)
Class is tonight!
 I can't wait!
I hope it's good!
It will be fun - right?
It will.

Saturday, February 2, 2013

..."Those aren't Cake Plates!"

and my reply?
(yield from recent thrifting trip when I was 'supposed' to be hunting for Cake Pedestal supplies...)
No, they aren't!"

VERA 2012 #1 .25¢

VERA 2012 #2 .25¢

#1 &#2 individually were kinda boring, but together, their sheer-colors were quite POPPING!
VERA 2012 #3 $1.99 (yes, it was a price splurge for me, but I had never seen one with a TREVIRA label, in addition to the VERA label!)

VERA 2012 #4 $1.99 (another splurge, just 'cause!)

A nice way to bring in February 8-) !