Monday, July 23, 2012

My friend and neighbor, Amy and I have a cute booth at H&K Flea Market in Houston, MO.  We are really proud of it. Our only problem  is more ideas than time.  Here are a few pictures of  recent creations.

This Vintage Hat Box was falling apart.  I did some repair work, modge poged sheet music , and added some coffee filter flowers.  Now it has a new life.  Pictured along side are some Bird House Books.  I can't take credit for them, I saw them at a favorite blog Red Hen Home.                                      
Below are pictures of Marge the Flapper and Trudy the Stewardess.  I stayed up late in a Modge Podge mood.  These two girls were my creations.  At 1:00 am I didn't think it was odd to give them a name and occupation.    I used old dictionary pages for Marge and sewing patterns for Trudy.  

The next two pictures are Amy's creations.  She is so talented, and has a gift for seeing a new purpose for cool junk.  I call it doing the JUNK JIVE.  I think this is what we are going to name our booth.

The next three are  pictures of our booth.  Amy is the designer and Oggie is the contractor.  This is where I got the idea to put old doors on my kitchen wall.  You may also notice the other half of my kitchen table attached to an old door.  Amy did some painting on this half, looks good.

Sunday, July 22, 2012

My kitchen update has taken all my extra time for about three months.  I still have some finishing touches but I am close to being done.  We painted the walls and ceiling.  Added new ceiling fans, new stove,
refrigerator and a upper and lower cabinet.  Painted all the cabinets black.  Hung some antique doors on one wall, attached crates and old singer sewing machine drawers for shelves.  We also took apart an antique table and attached it to the doors for extra table space.  To decorate with,  we used kitchen items from our parents, grandparents, and my great aunt Coe.   The "new" used lower cabinet was made for my mother by my grandpa Slim.  We love our kitchen.  I still don't have a dishwasher but I don't mind because I like being in my kitchen now.  A big THANKS to my Mom, Amy and Oggie, we couldn't have done it with out them. 

I love this page.  The paper is Footloose.  The colors are so fun and perfect for Hot Fun Summer Time pictures.

Superhero paper pack had the July colors to make your memories BOOM on the page.

The first June layout was made from the Florentine paper pack.  I loved this paper and thought it was so cute.  I am not always good about cutting stripes correctly.  I made a mistake and ran out of paper.  The second layout for June is just as cute. Made from  Zippidy, a discontinued paper pack.  Still using the CTMH Art Philosophy Cricut Cartridge for the letters.
Paper is from Pemberley.  Flowers and lettering were cut by the CTMH Cricut Art Philosophy cartridge.