Tuesday, February 06, 2007

100!!! Let's Make it a Doozy!

It's my 100th post. Imagine that! Never knew I could talk to myself so much! I have several things to share today.

Kids are sick. Yup. Again. Guess who is valiently trying NOT to succumb to the cough/cold thingie? Yup, me. I hate being sick. Stocking up on tissues and meds, just in case. Not missing book club this evening though. We're discussing the Christian thriller, Eyes of Elisha. I liked it so much, I read the sequel, Dread Champion. Need a good read, these are great.

DD has listed another painting on Etsy. I just love its eclecticness (is that a word?) Go check our Etsy shop out and if you can't live without something, buy it. *wink*. Forwarning, some jewelry is going up this week as well. Be on the lookout!

Today's mail was fabulous! I'm involved in this Secret Fairies swap for Valentine's Day. From across the pond, I rec'd a beautiful array of gifts. I started opening them and THEN remembered to take a pic. So there is half open and finished pics. It included yummy chocolate bars. Okay, I assume they're yummy. I haven't had a bite yet. Saving for during my art time. I DO know the Cadbury eggs are yummy. I had to crack one open to show the kids. The fabulous Cath Kidston soap, the beautiful glass slide w/lady inside. Oh, and I can't forget the butterfly keychain and the delightful handmade card! Thank you to my secret fairy!

Since last evening, I've been on an organizing kick. Now don't get all excited. I'm just talking about the art room. The rest of the house is organized in stages. But I can't stand my art room anymore. I started pulling stuff while I organize, that I just no longer use and want to get rid of. I'm going to be putting together some ephembera kits and listing them and other items on Etsy this week. I have mini books I've started, game pieces, a sticker maker, odds & ends of embellishments. So keep an eye out for those listings on Etsy, in case you're needing more stuff.

Since the kids are sick and just laying around reading and beading, I took a bit of time to organize my embellishments. I have 2 whole tubs just sitting on my desk to be added to my embellishment containers. See what I have to deal with? It will take me another hour I'm sure. But I'll be able to find everything when I'm done and that means more art, right?


DanaRunaway said...

So Kris what is Etsy? I went there and just looked at the first page. You know I'm computer challenged. It's a place where you and your daughters can place your art for sale? And you have your own page for sale stuff? Cool! You think of everything!
Love looking at the artwork!

kathywas said...

Ahhh..the dreaded "organize the studio routine". I went gung-ho on mine before the Holidays, and never did get to finish everything. Now I'm right back with another big mess everywhere, including all of the stuff on the floor and in boxes from the LAST time that I tried to do this!! How in the world do we ever accumulate so much stuff???

zUzU said...

Hi Kris! =^..^=

Great to have you stop by ...
It seems to be the best part of blogging when someone new pops in for a moment & leaves a little note. I love it because then I CAN GO VISIT THEM ... and I almost always score a fabulous find!

And see? Bingo! Here I am and totally lost in your artsy blog ::sigh:: This is another great place to visit (Man! I'm ready to crawl right into your boxes of treasure posted here!)

SOooo ::HaPpY:: you found me and said hello! Good to met you! (& you betcha -- your names in the teacup)

=^..^= love, zU

Anonymous said...

Kris...your daughter is soooo talented. Love the painting. I hope the kids have a quick recovery. don't get sick, yuk. i just got over from being sick and it was terrible. Take care.

Maria said...

So pleased you're fairy swap goodies arrived in one piece. I hope you liked the choccie I wasn't sure if you could get it over there.

Love the painting off to have a pootle round your Etsy shop

Hope all your poorly people are better now xxx

m i c h e l l e said...

Oh your blog is so...DELICIOUS!!! I'm so happy I found it! I was going through my ephemera stuff from Kari's swap last summer and discovered your blog address on your card. Gadzooks! How could I have missed that!!? So I'm here to say thank you for the wonderful bits and to say I'll be back to visit. Your blog is RIPE for inspiration-picking! :-)

Anita said...

Happy 100th post! ohhhhhhh organizing....the one thing I HATE about scrapping!!!!

Lori Gentile said...

I've been lurking on your blog for a long time. Your work just keeps getting better and better. Thanks for the inspiration! :) Lori

Micki W. Hill said...

Happy 100th!