Sunday, February 28, 2010

Bathroom Bliss

Make your bathroom beautiful...

How cute is this!
At Joyworks we are now carrying this lovely white ruffle shower curtain.

Decorate with white mirrors,etched glass jars,European Soaps,vintage style soap dishes,white ironstone pottery,mercury glass,shells,etc...
For an accent color I've always loved using aqua blue,light green,lavender,and soft pink.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Happy Colors

This Spring I'm loving the color combination of aqua blue and pink.
A new canvas print at Joyworks...

My fun junk...

A good read...

Sunday, February 21, 2010

The Thrill...

Last night we went to my friend Wendy's 50th Birthday Party.
Her theme for the party was the Winter Olympics and she decorated her whole house with many snowflakes and so much more. She asked that everybody bring an appetizer that fit her theme and there would be a competition for a gold, silver,or bronze medal.
At the shop, right before the party, I put these cute child's ice skates into a styrofoam base with the help of my mom and decided to fill them with bread sticks and dip.

I made quite the entrance to the party when the ice skate filled with dip decided to fall and the dip went flying... I was so disappointed because I had worked so hard and it fell during the competition... Dean thought I might still have a chance with originality but I would probably lose on style.
With the help of my sister Amy we cleaned up the mess and put new dip into the cup and placed my appetizer onto the table.
All evening I waited patiently for the results...there were so many competitors...
Finally it was time...I Won!
It was so exciting!
Wendy placed the Gold Medal around my neck!
Everybody sang the National Anthem and cheered!
I have dreamed of this moment my whole life!

Ah...The Thrill of Victory!

Saturday, February 20, 2010

It's Magic!

We saw a great show in Vegas...But not this show...

We went to Magic...The Great Apparel Show!

Rows and rows of cute clothes,shoes,and accessories...WOW! AMAZING! OVERLOAD!

Amy loves to collect all the free giveaways...

Some of the displays are so creative!

We ordered lots of cute clothes and accessories which will be arriving soon!

We always try things on to make sure they look cute on...
(Kensie coats for Fall.)

I just wanted to show you up close how cute this coat is with all the ruffles...

Everybody has gone home but we are still there...We thought the Kensie booth looked cool with all their naked mannequins...

Poof! Show's Over...

Once again we had a great time in the Magical World of Fashion in a city like no other.

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Fly Away

Mom, Amy, and I are flying to Las Vegas today for the Apparel Show.
We are looking forward to it and hope to find lots of fun new clothes and accessories.

We'll fly home on Friday...
I hope everyone has a wonderful Valentine's Day!

Thursday, February 11, 2010

It must be Love...

Every winter my husband brings his precious banana tree into the kitchen to stay warm...lucky me...
This year it doesn't look very healthy but I love the shape it's in!

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Candy Hearts

One of my favorites...Cinnamon Candy Hearts!
They look so cute on my vintage gumdrop tree...however, I'm sure the tree's branches will soon be bare... :)

So good!

Monday, February 8, 2010

Junk Swap Party

Tonight Annie from Annie's on First hosted our Junk Swap Party.
Everybody brings two pieces of good junk and we put it all on a large table. We then draw numbers and everyone goes in numerical order to pick out a treasure from the table. After the first round we draw numbers again and return to the table always hoping that your second favorite item is still there.
I got a lovely frame but was hoping to get this cool Parfume cute!

Junk Swappers...
It's always fun visiting and laughing with everyone and sharing all our junking stories and crafting and decorating tips.

Junk Table...

Tonight it was especially fun to tour Annie's wonderfully decorated home. She has a fun collection of antiques and it is all displayed so beautifully in vintage style.

Thank you inspired us all!

Sunday, February 7, 2010

Heart felt...

Today while watching the Super Bowl I made this scarf out of hearts.

I cut hearts out of a vintage wool blanket and quickly stitched and gathered them together.

It turned out pretty fun and it kept my hands out of the snack bowl...

Heart shaped...


Friday, February 5, 2010

Paper Please...

Today I whipped up a heart pocket out of a large paper grocery bag.

It will be perfect to hold special Valentine's...

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Put your heart into it...

We love creating displays at's especially fun playing with all the new products that keep arriving daily.