Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Busy Busy Busy, Lazy

Saturday, my good friend Emily got married and I was in the wedding, so I was super busy with wedding-y things.  Friday I ate at my first cupcake bar.  Good cupcake, average quesadilla.  I guess I should have known that Mexican wasn't their strong suit.  I also got my first ever Mani-Pedi.  I was worried I would be judged on my gross feet (perhaps I was, but I don't speak whatever language the salon ladies spoke, so no worries there).  My toes are BEAUTIFUL!
The wedding was really nice and fun and I didn't have a hangover!  My camera was not with me the whole time, then it died.  Here are a few of the few I got:

Emily, fighting the wind.

Mike and Emily with the creepy photographer and fancy bear.

Bridesmaid bouquet... pretty
So, I've been lazy as far as projects go, so no Wip Wednesday for me today... I'm lucky I even got on the computer.  Enough for now.  sleepy....

Monday, June 20, 2011

Wip Wednesday #3

New This Week:

I actually started my Mystery project.  Not much to take pictures of there, so maybe if I finishe it this week there will be pictures to come.
I'm a messy coffee drinker while at the computer.  Lots of coffee stains on the computer dest.  Problem solved:  Mug Rug.  If you don't know what a "mug rug" is, from what I've gathered from other crafty ladies, it's just a giant coaster.  So I made one for myself.
The underneath part

the top, and my coffee!


Still Working On:

Everything else! 
Actually the only thing I worked on that wasn't new was the crazy quilt... just sittin' and quiltin'.  It's a slow process.

Finished This Week:

All I finished was the "mug rug."  But I am diligently (sp?) working on the other stuff too!

Finished: 1
Last Weeks Total: 6
New this Week: 2
This Weeks total: 7

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Wip Wednesday #2

Two weeks in a row!  Look at me with the follow through... anyway...
Technically I didn't really add or take away from last weeks list, but I sorta-kinda did.

New this week (but also finished this week):

Scott got me a Kindle for my birthday so I needed a cover.  I made this one really quick without really measuring or using any kind of pattern.  It's kinda cute, but it's more like a rough draft.  I will have to make a better one some time soon.

Almost a work in progress:

I saw a project on someone elses blog and I'm going to start it soon using these fabrics... I'm not saying what it is... Mystery!!

Still Working on:

I've made progress on the Zelda quilt, but it's not very exciting. I'll take a picture when the top is put together.

The scrappy quilt (aka Whackadoo... I need a better name for this) is coming along.  I made the back with random squares of scrapps and black strips.  This is the first quilt back I've made that isn't just solid; I kinda like it.  So, it's put together and I've started quilting it.  Now we wait the year or to it takes me to do this and we have a finished quilt!  Hopefully it won't really take that long... I don't plan on doing anything too fancy.


The sweater owls and cross stitched veggies will have to wait for another week...

Finished: 1
Last weeks total: 6
New this week: 1 (technically I didn't start the mystery project, so that doesn't count)
This weeks total: 6

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Prebirthday Party

Last night at my mom's house we had dinner to celebrate my birthday and I got awsome gifts.  My mom got me two shirts, a gift card to Kohls, some tiny little weights so I can work out my not so tiny arms, and a pair of shorts.  I don't remember the last time I owned shorts that weren't cut from pants.  Not only am I going to have to tan up my thighs, I'm going to have to get back in the practice of shaving above my knees!  It's just too hot not to wear shorts anymore.  Watch out world, here come my legs!

  I also got three homemade cards from Nola and one from Janae.  And Janae got me a basil plant (three actually, in one pot) and a return address stamp that I have SO been wanting from .  I can't wait to send letters or invitations or whatever.  I actually had a dream about what kind of ink pad I'm going to buy for it.  It my dream it was a deep red.  I don't think I'll do that in real life.  Who knew I could be so excited about a stamp!

Also, because of the thunderstorm last night this happened:
So cute!

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

WiP Wednesday #1

I'm stealing this from another blog I follow.  It means Works in progress and I'm hoping it will keep me focused on what I'm working on and not randomly starting things that won't get finished.  Also, here's hopoing I'll post this every Wednesday (it might turn into a monthly instead of weekly thing).  So anyway here goes:

I told Scott I was going to call this quilt Whakadoo... I don't know if that name will stick!  It's a bunch of scraps sewn together then cut up then sewn back together a billion times.  I had multiple plans for these scraps before I put them together in this quilt (which is almost put together).  The white parts are a full size sheet that I used part of for something else then used the rest for this.  I don't know how big this will be, maybe lap-size or maybe bigger if I decide to put a border or two around it.  We'll see

This is Scott's Zelda quilt/pool table cover.  We have finished heart containers, Link, and Zelda.  I still need to do the Triforce (don't ask, it's video game BS) which I've done twice now, but with crappy fabric so it looked crappy.  Hopefully that will get done soon and I can put this mess together.

Here is a cross stitched Artichoke I started maybe 8 years ago.  I feel the need to finish it but I don't know what to do with it when it's done.  If you want it, along with a cross stitched eggplant, let me know.

Sweater Owls!  There are 3 of them... These are on the list because I cut them out a while ago so I also feel the need to finish them.  I'm sure it will happen soon. 

so to recap:
last weeks total: n/a
finished this week: 0
New this week: 0
This week's total: 6

... see you next week!