Friday, October 8, 2010

favorite things friday!

ok, this is going to be short & sweet. here we go.

1. watching my husband surf. he's such a stud. 

2. my cousin jarratt. he is my best friend (besides the hubs of course) in the whole whole world and the funniest human being alive. i miss him mucho & today just happens to be his birthday. if i were there to celebrate, we would be up to shenanigans like this:

or this 


(( for the record, this was the day before my wedding. there was lots to be done, but who doesn't want to take a dress up break in the church costume closet? don't tell ruby nell. ))

happy birthday, jarratt!
 i hope its full of sunshine, lollipops, rainbows, and jon quick. 

3. this sewing machine. 

long story short: i met the designer behind this line. she lives in this country now & has 3 machines with her! she let me borrow her "extra" machine for "as long as i'd like!!!!" i got it wednesday night and i've already made these pillows...


and this skirt. it has pockets!!
ignore the fact i took this with photo booth. a girls gotta do what a girls gotta do when her photographer husband is playing football on the beach, okay? :)

i feel so much more sane after being able to create something legit.

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no link up this week either. i'm kind of over it.
happy weekend!! hope yours is all sorts of lovely.

love. 

25 comments:

  1. I LOVE that skirt!!! I'm guessing you aren't taking any orders while you are away. Darn. :(
    (Let me know if you are!)

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  2. Oh my gosh! LOVING that skirt!!!! Fab job! I love skirts and dresses with pockets :)

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  3. Oh, I'm so glad you have a sewing machine! Creating something new makes everything b etter, doesn't it?

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  4. POCKETS! I love pockets! That skirt is the bomb.

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  5. I was just going to ask that. How can I get to you make one of those beauties for me?!

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  6. I LOVE that skirt!!
    AND it had pockets!!! Yay for pockets!! I am so happy that you found a sewing machine!! A woman with your talent should not be with out a sewing machine! :)
    P.S. Love the pattern on those pillows!
    P.S.S. Happy Birthday Jarratt!!! and I hope that Chase found his ring!!
    *fingers crossed*
    T.G.I.F.
    xo

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  7. Cute pillows and skirt! You are SO talented!

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  8. sad day. i wrote my post yesterday hoping to link up today. a comment will have to do! :)

    SO JEALOUS you got a sewing machine! i'm in a similar situation and want one so, so badly, but can't bring myself to spend $200 on something i won't keep longer than a year...

    happy crafting! :)

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  9. The skirt is fabulous :)

    And I wish my church had a costume closet!

    Happy Friday!

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  10. KIM: I love watching my husband surf too. AND I love those pillows you made. AND I'm jealous that you can make your own skirts. Being that I just started sewing, I actually can only sew a cute strip of fabric onto a burp cloth but I'm slowly learning. AND I would agree. Since having a child, I feel a lot more normal when I can use my creativity. It's few and far between these days, but it makes me feel normal. Have a great weekend!!

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  11. What a sweet loan! It looks like you're putting the machine to very good use already!

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  12. I love the pockets!!! Congrats on getting to sew!!!! :) I always feel so accomplished after I have sewing days! :)

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  13. um, hi. i LOVE that you dressed up like that when you surely had a zillion things to do. but, um, what exactly is your cousing wearing? is that a Santa dress?? i can't tell.

    also, i have extra amounts of love for that skirt!!! is that one of your designs, or is it from a pattern? cause either way i want it.

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  14. yay! that's wonderful news! and i LOVE the skirt as well!! super cute ;)

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  15. dang girl, a skirt with pockets? and it's so cute! you are amazing!! i wish you could learn to sew from you. yay for your new, temporary sewing machine!!

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  16. Excuse me, could you be cuter in your new skirt? Doubt it. Have fun times with your sewing machine!!

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  17. hello! i got your blog off of katy's blog. i love all your creativity! and your pillows are really cute. love them.

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  18. Ruby Nell?! Haha! i peed a little...
    xoxo lauren

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  19. Crafty lady, I love that skirt and the color, so pretty! <3

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  20. Kimmy, You crack me up! Ruby Nell will NEVER know! UMH. Love you. Mom

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  21. love the post! all fun and happy! And the Janome is awesome....my favorite machine. Have a great weekend!

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  22. Awe...happy birthday to your other best friend! :) That is some awesome sewing! I wish I had the talent. I have that very same necklace too! Haha. Very nice! :)

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  23. Cute little skirt! :) (and girl!)

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