January 21, 2010

I've Been Nominated!

Please take a moment to vote for me at Poppytalk for a Poppy! Vote for me here!

Go, Colie's Crafts!

January 14, 2010

Gorgeous (and Inexpensive) Custom Clothes!

If you are anything like me, not one type of women's clothing fits your whole body. I have a long torso and short legs, so I really have to watch the length of skirts and pants I buy in Missy sized stores. But, at the same time, I can't buy a petite top, because then it winds up being too short. My mom always has the same problem, if not worse, as I can't even figure out what type of clothing works best on her. She always has trouble finding nice clothing that fits her right.

This morning, I was browsing my blog roll and found a giveaway at Fabulous Fun Finds for a shop I had never before heard of, eShakti. Not only are their clothes beautiful and affordable, but they are also customizable! For a $10.00 additional fee per garment, you can submit your measurements for clothing made just for you. I think I am in heaven!

January 8, 2010

Light from Within

All of us need to show our beauty from within. Let our light shine! Try to do something wonderful for somebody this weekend.

January 7, 2010

Submit your Nominations

Oh, what fun! The wonderful folks behind Poppytalk have just announced the launch of their new virtual awards ceremony for the Handmade Community. Introducing...

Head on over here, or click on the image above to get all the information on how to nominate somebody and how the voting process will work. Nominations close on January 12th, so hurry and nominate your favorites! There are several categories to choose from, so it will be exciting to see all of the various types of talent. And for those of you nominated, I wish you luck!


This is not the greatest picture I have taken, but it shows me the difference in what our living room was, and what it is now. This picture is the now. Our new furniture arrangement opens up our living room and gives a lot more space. I feel it was a great way to start 2010, and I should use it as a metaphor for what I need to do with all of the thoughts in my head. I need to give myself more space, mentally. And, if I succeed, I think I will be much happier and more relaxed, much like our living room is now.

Now if I could just add some 'oomph' to this room! I feel like something is seriously missing.

Photo from my Project 365 for January 2, 2010.

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