Monday, April 14, 2008

Hodge Podge and good stuff..


Had a Idea!! Tuesday, April 22 is Earth Day..what if everyone does a post on that day showing something they recycled,reused...or even bought that was a recycled item.. or tell what they do to be eco-friendly in their home... added a couple of pictures here for inspiration.. check out this site for some cool eco design stuff > http://www.designboom.com/



Went shopping on 'etsy' and bought this cute 'Bunny Baby Doll Dress', came today in the mail and very happy with.. I'll use like a apron or layer over a longer dress..have some cute German Mary Jane shoe with all over cutouts and jasper stone jewelry to go with...

'Dead Worry' is the seller and she has lots of cool vintage prints on stuff /octopus,owls,cats even a mermaid.. I like the big bag think will be my next purchase...great for shopping..




You can find her shop here> http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?userid_5448347



We have trilliums like this all around our cabin [see my archives] and back yard ,when there's no snow..




A most awesome Rabbit!! but forgot where I found..




This cup/bowl is soooo me..




Good idea?? I'm not sure...




Always liked these..my grandma use to make, and made me one even had a lid .. I just loved it .. but could never make myself cut up my cards.. sure wish I had a printer 20 years ago!!! anyways, have some ideas on doing a 'card basket' as a swap..but need to work it out the details etc ...




Fun stuff to collage for the kitchen..great way to use ugly or worn out spoons..





Ideas for those scraps of lace and piles of dollies..



well, this was just because..



13 comments:

Mary Isabella said...

Love the card baskets. Could you please tell me how to make them. This would be something I could make with the children I work with at church...

black eyed susans kitchen said...

Debra, I love your earth day idea..set me to thinkin. We do a lot of recycling, composting and all, but what do I reuse??? I also enjoyed your etsy suggestions. I'm off to check out what they have. Susan

Babsarella said...

Love your idea, and I hope to participate in this. I am working on being more green and trying to find ways to recycle items into my artwork. Oh, and the top you purchased is really cute!

Marie Patterson Studio said...

Love the bunny sweater...I'll have to check out her shop for sure!

PLO said...

You should have a swap for those card baskets!!! I love them. My 12 year old collects them, and I am dying to know how to make them! I also love your Earth Day idea...if only I can remember to do that on the 22nd....

Vickie said...

Love the rabbit and the spoons. I might have to look in my drawers. I also like the bunny tote!

vivian said...

hi Debra!
Love the card basket idea for a swap.. never made one before, but if you provide a pattern, I'm good!
I have old trillium china! I'll take a picture for you later! Youd love it!
and.. I love those art spoons!! they are so cool!
have a great day!
hugs
vivian

Donna Layton said...

What an inspiring post! I love the card baskets. I don't know how to make them, but I don't think it would take long to figure it out. I'd have to scan and print my cards too :). Hoarder. I think a card bowl swap would be great fun. Also those are the best altered wooden spoons I've ever seen. Really makes me want to go straight into my kitchen and start gluing papers onto all my wooden spoons!
The bowl is totally you and the rabbit is FUNKY. What's it made out of?? I'll shut up now :+.

faerie enchantment said...

I love the spoon idea, that's so clever and that crepe paper book looks amazing!
Magic and Joy!
Lisa!

Lola Enchanted said...

Oh my. I have come at the right time! Such eye candy here! I love your banner... And the spoons. what pure delight. And please don't get me started on those lights with the doilies! Such magic. That's what they must look like lit!!!!~

jillian said...

What a wonderful idea for earth day. I love pushing myself to be creative with unusual objects. Your so clever! Love the bunny top. Will definitly check her stuff out!
XOXO
Jillian

old world primitives said...

I love the bowl! And the dress.. and the spoons. I am going to do your Earth Day post idea too.

Sabii Wabii said...

I love the spoons...how cute is that?
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Self-taught Artist and Collector of Stuff..grew up a city girl now a Happy Country Grandma! Been married 38 years to a loving Husband,we have the best Daughter & 2 sweet grandchildren..We have 2 fat Cats to keep me company, Rufus B. Wolf & Baby Girl! I have a weakness for vintage Rabbits, old holiday decorations, vintage photos and childrens books, old dolls and stuffed critters, primulas and hostas, old roses, transferware,teapots,old tins, barkcloth and toile,watching movies, staying up late, cozy flannel sheets,perfume.. Coffee or Tea with lots of Real Cream..All types of naughty carbs like pies, cakes and fancy pastries, savory breads.. and now digital scrapping and silver jewelry!