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Thursday, September 26, 2013

A Surprise in the Mail!!

 LOOK AT HOW CUTE SHE IS!!!
 Through Facebook I was able to meet a fabulous gal, Lisa owner and creator of Prim Chick on Etsy.
I have admired her work for a long time.
 We were able to chat it up and she gets me...and my "humor".  
It is always a great time to see what she is creating and designing.
So much talent!!
 The detail on this Fabulous witch is so fun!  I was telling her this looked just like me!
Note the candy in hand--that would be me!
Now to name her....any suggestions?
You will have to check out Lisa's other creations here:
I LOVE her creativity.  Take a look at her Penguins.  
Don't they just bring a smile to your face?
Take a look at the names she gives her designs---that is a sign of a brilliant mind!!
THANK YOU LISA!!!
This will be a year round decoration!
Now off to be as creative as Lisa...well I can dream!
Enjoy your day,
Barb


Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Fall Frolic Celebration is Underway!!

 I did get my four items done and upload just in time for the Fall Frolic Celebration sponsored by the Old Farmhouse Gathering team! 
 In my attempts to paint over the summer which did not happen I was way behind the curve.
 Now I see so many things for fall I want to paint but need to start thinking Christmas!
 Type in FFCOFG in the search bar on Etsy to see all the wonderful creations!
Time to go shopping and get into the fall/autumn mood.
Hope the weather cools off too!
Enjoy your day,
Barb

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Thinking Halloween!

 
I finally got around to painting some Halloween items!!
The cat on the pumpkin is a magnet listed in my Etsy shop.
This fun Barb Jones design will be part of the Fall Frolic Celebration with the Old Farmhouse Gathering Team.  
It starts September 16.  
Still painting for the Celebration and hoping to get it all done before the due date!
Thank you to those who stopped by with your comments yesterday.
It was a quick and fun giveaway and I even painted the flag yesterday!!
Random.org picked #3 so Vicky you are the winner!!
I hope you all have a productive day!
Enjoy,
Barb

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

A Day to Remember...

I am sure we all know where we were and what we were doing 9/11/01.
My daughter started pre-school that day and my husband had just retired from the Air Force a few months earlier.  I was sure he would be recalled and was not looking forward to that phone call.
I remember the city of  Las Vegas being so quite with no aircraft in the air.
It was an eerie strange day.
I was so thankful my husband was not recalled back to the military and luckily for me I did not have any direct connection to anyone who had lost their life that day. 
 But still a sad and devastating day. 
To honor all the victims of Patriot's Day I will be giving away one of these painted flags to anyone who leaves a comment on my blog today telling me what was their feeling of that day or what stands out in their mind the most about this event.
This giveaway will end tonight at midnight MST (Mountain Time).
I will use random.org to pick from the comments.
The winner will be announced tomorrow.
Remember the past but enjoy today,
Barb

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

MY NEW LOOK!!!

MY NEW LOOK!!
I was the lucky winner of the By Your Hands blog giveaway!!!
Deena of Ewe-n-Me Printables is the creator of this FABULOUS new look.
Poor Deena got a work out on having me win this. 
 As you all know I am a chicken at heart and change is a BIG thing for me.  She was so nice and professional helping this scaredy cat through this process.  She installed it for me.  I really did nothing but she did teach me about backing up my blog and I was able to do that all by myself!
I think my blog looks GREAT!
Deena is also the creator of all the Old Farmhouse Graphics when we have celebrations and other team announcements that require a graphic!
 I will be using Deena for a "Face-lift" on my blog and Etsy store banners and avatars in the near future!
So this could be a great new learning curve for me!!
Deena has a number of places to be found:
Please check out all Deena has to offer and let me know what you think of this "Good Looking" Blog
Happy Fall to All!
Enjoy your day,
Barb

Saturday, September 7, 2013

Fall Frolic Celebration Coming Soon!

The Old Farmhouse Gathering Team will be kicking off their Fall Frolic Celebration September 16th.
This means new creations to make and list on Etsy!
I have been a bit overwhelmed with kids back to school and canning that I hope to make the dead line!
Have a plan just need to paint!
My daughter is a FCCLA officer and on the National Honor Society teams, my son was elected from his Scout troop to be in the Order of the Arrow for Boy Scouts so this has kept me hopping and living in my car yet again.  
Teenagers are a lot of work!
Here is hoping to paint today!
Enjoy your day,
Barb

Monday, September 2, 2013

Happy Labor Day!

Hoping you all have a safe and happy last of the summer BBQ days!
Enjoy,
Barb