Monday, November 8, 2010

Hanging out with my BFF

Yesterday I got to go shopping with my very dear friend Cheri, we have know each other since sophomores in high school…and no I am not telling you how many years ago that was! We always wait until we get coupons for at least 40% off or better and yesterday we got 50% off at Michaels! I bought this adorable little box as it reminded me of Elizabeth from Bluebird Papercrafts adorable vintage painted silverware boxes!


I am going to add a little “bling” with some glitter and such, but is this not cute????? They had two designs.

We then when to JoAnn’s and I got this adorable vintage style fabric!

xmas fabric 2

It has the cutest graphics….I am going to make a lamp shade out of a portion of it, I need to get out my old lamp and paint it red! LOL

I am also working on my tags for E’s Christmas Tag swap….we are using the colors mint green, light blue, pink and red. I saw this packet of paper at Michaels and got it for 50% off too! I had two coupons, so I just bought things twice! Smile


Here are some of the papers…..they are perfect!!!!







Some are glittery and it is all cardstock so it is nice and thick. This is going to be fun! I will probably use the whole stack with having to make 22 tags!!!!! Can’t wait! Cricut here I come! LOL


Cindy said...

Sandy..I had my eye on that red crate also. Cute!!My coupons got thrown away..arghhh..I hope I can get them on line.

Hugs Cindy from Rick-Rack and Gingham

NanE said...

I love that little box Sandy, can't wait to see how you doll it up!
BTW, I didn't get picked for Jury duty, well not at least for the next 2 days!

Celestial Charms said...

Hi Sandy,
I love that vintage styled fabric, oh so cute. I'm sure your Christmas tags will come out wonderful with all that pretty paper.

Jenny said...

Wow, great finds! Glad you had such a happy time! Listen, it looks like you're getting too much paper again. Are you having a clear out sale? mwahahahahahahahahaha!

Anonymous said...

It's always so nice to get together with an old friend. I think I'll call one of mine.

Love the box and the fabric. Hope you share pictures of the finished tags and lampshade. Happy REDnesday!

Unknown said...

Oh Sandy! Thanks for all the heads up! EAK! Everything is so cute and vintagy. I might have to take up sewing with such cute fabric. E


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