Thursday, August 20, 2009

Five Things



1) Bonjour! Would you like to send your pet to Paris? Carol at
Paris Breakfasts will create a watercolor portrait of your pet in Paris from a photo you send her. Here is Carol's portrait of a pooch named Winston in front of pastry shop. What a great gift idea.

2) I love, love, love this idea for a canning jar pincushion from Suzanne's Crazy for Collars. Her excellent tutorial is so easy to follow, I can't wait to give it a try.


3) Noelle at
Sew On and Sew On makes these whimsical little houses, huts, and caravans. They are hand sewn and embroidered with sweet little touches like flower pots and button wheels. I adore them. Noelle also offers them for sale on Folksy.



3) Thimbleanna recently offered this easy, delicious recipe for Kielbasa and Vegetable Packets on her blog. I made it for dinner Sunday night and it was scrumptious. (Picture by Thimbleanna.)


4) I recently discovered a blog called
TeachKidsArt. It's a wonderful resource for, well, teaching kids art, but I'm also excited about trying some of the projects myself. I've always wondered how to make a monoprint, and she recently posted an easy tutorial. I can't wait to try it. (Picture by TeachKidsArt.)


5) Isn't this necklace sweet? I don't wear much jewelry, but I really like that little elephant. I originally saw it offered in a giveaway on
The Bright Side Project, but didn't win. Fortunately, it's available on Etsy.





Stacy
xxoo

11 comments:

noelle said...

hi stacey , thanks for showing my houses on your blog along with all those other lovely things ooh i feel quite honoured! thanks again x x x

Suzanne in TX said...

Stacey--thank you so much for including my Pincushion Jar project for your readers to explore. I'm off to look at some the others now...
Have a great week!

Rachel said...

Cool! I love the Paris Breakfasts blog. Of course I do! haha

The pincushion is sweet and such a good idea. I might have to try that.

What a lovely list of goodies you compiled.

Thimbleanna said...

Ha! Your post finally showed up! Thanks for adding my foil packets -- I'm glad you liked them. Your other pics are all so cool -- I'm honored!

Theresa said...

Cute projects that even I might be able to do... OK maybe just the pin cushion and recipe:) Anyway, adorable! Thanks for sharing!!!!

Regina said...

THanks for all the great links!

woollywotnots.com said...

Super finds Stacy. Thanks for sharing.

Dogwood said...

Such wonderful creative ideas. Love them all. Everyone out there in "blogland" is so cleaver. I am working on my blog this morning~still a slow process for me. Have a nice day.

Tammy James said...

A post full of cute things! I love those houses and the dog image is so sweet!

Felicity said...

i love the pet picture! its so sweet! and the necklace, did you treat yourself? fliss xx

goldenbird said...

Thanks everyone for your comments! It was fun putting this list together.