Birthday Sparkle PomPom’s and other random bits

My oldest daughter turns 8 today! Next weekend for her birthday she wanted to have a Victorian Tea Party – That’s all planned and organized, but now it’s time for me to make all of the decorations – or buy them…We’ll see how the timing goes 🙂  I have started dying and painting coffee filters to make huge glittery pompom’s. Like these: Source: Snowy Bliss – click on the link for the tutorial To take it up a notch for a little girl who wants everything to sparkle and glitter – I’ve decided I’m going to hotfix some Swarovki Crystals …

New This Week!

Show us your Mettle! Or, more precisely – allow us to show you ours! Because if you didn’t get enough metal beads last week – we have more! And if you did – well – please explain the concept of “have enough beads” to us – because we don’t get it. You can’t be too rich or have too many beads. Or too much chocolate. Or wine. Annnnyway – I’m getting sidetracked here. This week, we have some absolutely lovely linking elements flowers and leaves – we call them the Nosy Posy collection – and they have little extra curlicues …