Monday, August 21, 2006

More Altering & Shopping

I guess you could say I've been pretty busy this weekend. I just finished up the picture frame above to give to my Mom when I go see her. I really hope she likes it! I found this picture of her together with Karen & Jimmy taken back in 2000, so I wanted to make a special frame for it. I used Basic Grey Oh Baby! Boy pattern paper which I sanded along the edges, ribbons, Primas, rhinestones & my Sizzlits Azure font for the word Memories. She's either going to absolutely love it or completely hate it.....it's so hard to tell with my Mom anymore.

Here is another frame I made for myself a few weeks ago. The frame is from Maple Lane Press by EK Success & I found them on clearance at The Scrapbook Zone a few months ago. I covered it with ribbons, lace & lots of Primas & rhinestones & used the Karen Foster In Memoriam stickers for the title. This photo of Karen & Jimmy sits on our mantle above our tv.

After dropping Cassie off on Saturday, Jim & I went to Hobby Lobby & I found these really cool ribbons & rick-rack. Best part, they were 50% off so they were only $1.00 each. Can't beat that! I also bought some wooden lazy Susan caddies that I am going to alter for Christmas gifts & I'm also making one for myself to go in our family room. As soon as it's done, I'll post some pictures of it. All of the paper at Hobby Lobby was also 50% off & I just happened to stumple upon a Basic Grey Oh Baby! Girl pack, so I couldn't pass that up for $9.00, even though I already have it. You can never have too much paper, right? :)

Last week, I found these gorgeous flowers at Walmart for 97 cents each. Aren't they beautiful? Okay, maybe not as pretty as Primas, but you can't beat the price :)

Tomorrow is QVC Craft Day, so I planned on being glued to my tv most of the day. I'm hoping that they'll have some new products this time, but even if they don't, I like to watch just to get some ideas.

Off to alter some more,

Benita

7 comments:

Maureen said...

Love the frames! I know your mom is just going to love hers...
Very very nice green one for yourself too. Love it. I sure hope our Canadian WMs have those flowers too...great buy!

jen said...

Pretty creations and great shopping finds! Thanks for the reminder about QVC : )

Kim said...

Benita: Those frames are gorgeous. Well done.

dynamomomof2 said...

awesome frames

Lorrie said...

You are so talented girl! I love the frames, and heading to wally world today to get groceries (yuck), so I'll be on the lookout for some of those flowers! TFS! Oh, and where in VA did you live??

Sofia said...

The frames are gorgeous! Love all the flowers on them. :-)

Maureen said...

Love the work you did on those picture frames.