Saturday, November 30, 2013

Let's Build A Snowman:)

 Let's go out and build a snowman...shall we?? Ummm...since I live in Arizona...there is no how about we make some out of Styrofoam. I went over to Karen Valentine's house and made an adorable snowman!!!! Go over to here blog HERE...and you will find her snowman tutorial you can buy and make a dozen of these cuties:):)  We started with just two simple shapes:)

                                                         ...he is starting to take shape:):)

                                                     ....adding sprinkles and glitter:):)
                                                          ....I am having a great time!!!!
                                                     .....I am in love with this little guy:):)
                                                ....finishing the bottom of my snowman.
                All done.... Joy, Sandie (Me), and Denise... Aren't they just the cutest?!!!!

                                                                  .... close up....
I had such a wonderful time!! Thanks Karen for another great class!!!!
Now...I'm off to decorate my house for Christmas:):)
Much Love- Sandie

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Happy Art Swap #5 November

Well, here we are into November already...boy, where has the time gone?!! We had a fantastic swap this month...we had 33 players!!! So, here they all are....enjoy the show!.... the above cards belong to...
                                                                Tessa from Scotland  
                                                               Rachel from Florida
                                                                   Kim from Connecticut
                                                                   Emily from Canada
                                                                 Sarah from Australia
                                                               Tina from Denmark
                                                              Jill from Massachusetts
                                                              Katie from Nebraska
                                                               Kelley from Minnesota
                                                             Tracy from Oklahoma
                                                           Deborah from Wyoming
                                                                  Kelly from Canada
                                                              Cindy from Arizona
                                                             Dawn from Tennessee
                                                          Kathy from New Hampshire
                                                             Rebecca from South Carolina
                                                           Marianna from Arizona
                                                                  Karen from California

                                                           Chris from Michigan
                                                              Syda from California
                                                          Patricia from Alabama
                                                                Linda from Ohio
                                                       Penelope from Washington
                                                             Leta from Nevada
                                                                    Toni from Arizona
                                                          Marianne from Maryland
                                                               Lynn from Ohio
                                                              Caroline from Texas
                                                                 Shelby from Arkansas
                                                               Sharon from Missouri
                                                             Lori from Florida
Tamara from Illinois
 ...and then there is Me...I made 5 for this swap to share with the group. I will make five every month and give them out until everyone has one of mine:):)

As I did a few months ago I had the FAVORITE contest again...meaning I had 3 judges go through all the cards and pick one that was their favorite. Here are the results....
                                    Judge Karen chose Sharon's beautiful butterfly doodle card:):)
                                        Judge Daughter chose Lori's amazing sea shell card.
...and Judge Hubby chose Syda's wonderful face card:)

Congrats to the 3 winner's you will be getting your 3 cards in the mail plus...6 more. A total of 9 awesome art cards will be coming your way!!!!!!

Again Ladies...THANK YOU soooooo much for trusting me with your wonderful artwork...and playing with this amazing group of artists!!!!

December cards are next....please come and play again!!!
If you are interested in playing just email me:):)

Much love....and HAPPY THANKSGIVING....
Swap Momma- Sandie

Monday, November 11, 2013

Kaffe Fasset and Friends :)

On Sunday I went to my once a month class called "Kaffe Fasset and Friends" at a store called the Bernina  Connection. LOVE this monthly get-together. As I'm sure you have figured out...we make quilts with our Kaffe Fasset stashes!!!! Yummy!!!!

Above, is Kate...and this is her very FIRST quilt!!! We are very proud of her!!!

 Then we have Tova...who used the more muted Kaffe's that she had to achieve this wonderful delight:):)
 ...and then she brought in 3 ring note books that she covered in Kaffe (on the right)..She is going to share how she did this at our next meeting.
....and then Barb...wowed us with her quilt that she is working on...she has more to do on it...but, brought us the quilt so far!!! LOVE the colors!!!!
 ...and then there was Me....I brought in my Queen size Kaffe quilt for the girls to see. I quilted this myself on my Bernina. Very happy with this quilt...Kaffe's fabric just makes me soooo HAPPY:):)

Well, I am still working like crazy on my new art space. And my company coming...Ms. Marianne, and my boys are coming home for an early Christmas!!! I NEED to get my house clean and back in order:):)

Thanks for stopping by, and leaving me a "How-do-you-do"
Much love- Sandie
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