Posts made in June, 2012

Girls & Gab

Posted by on Jun 16, 2012 in Fabulous & Free | 0 comments

  Recently some colleagues and I had our 5th Annual Girls & Gab.  You know we girls love to do the girl thing.  We choose a day at the end of the school year every year to go out shopping and…you guessed it,  we also gab together and eat (After all, what girl isn’t proficient at those skills?).  We did indeed accomplish those tasks like experts!  Every year we choose different stores. If you live in the Phoenix area, our route this year included the following...

Read More

Altered Birthday Book

Posted by on Jun 16, 2012 in Fabulous & Free | 0 comments

Recently I’ve been making some new altered books for birthday gifts.  My twist on these gifts is searching for a vintage/antique book that has a title somehow related to the birthday person’s name/life.  I had my own party in an antique store when I found a book entitled, “The Story of Mrs. Murphy”.  It fit perfectly for my friend, Patricia Murphy.  Today’s pictures feature the book I just completed for my sister, Lisa.  Her book is entitled, “The...

Read More

By the DAWN’s early light!

Posted by on Jun 16, 2012 in Fabulous & Free | 0 comments

                DAWN, my sister-in-law, recently had a birthday.  I was inspired by a gift given to me a while ago by my friend, Debbie, to make something similar for Dawn.  I made a “blessing box” and included inside it a journal and pen for Dawn to record blessings or prayers, hold love letters, or special keepsakes.  I asked her for the names of all the schools she attended, her favorite Bible verse etc…and here is what...

Read More

Oh Say Can You See?

Posted by on Jun 16, 2012 in Fabulous & Free | 0 comments

First priority; thank you to all the veterans and service men and women who have helped protect our freedoms in this great land!  Memorial Day, Flag Day, and Independence Day, are great reasons to raise the flag.  Today I thought I would show you what that looks like in our home. UnfortunatelyI can’t show you pictures of the  flags and red and white flowers around my fountain flower bed out front, because after just a few weeks the rabbits decided it was a floral buffet for their...

Read More