Friday, February 29, 2008

Happy Friday...

...and Happy Leap Day!

Starting today and working through the weekend I am rearranging furniture in my apartment and re-working my workspace. Hopefully soon I will be totally organized so I can finish up a bunch of projects. Have a wonderful weekend!

Monday, February 25, 2008

I've been featured!

Check out this blog, by Carol of QuirkynBerkeley! She featured me in her blog! Thanks, Carol!

Thursday, February 21, 2008

New Line for Red Bess Bonney Creations!

I have started a new line of picture frame cards in my Etsy shop. You can send a greeting, then instead of the cards getting tossed, they can be re-used as a picture frame! I have two sizes available - large and small. The large, pictured here, can hold a 4" x 4" picture. The small ones are half that size. I can do custom work if you have a certain paper in mind. Let me know what you think!

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

What a weekend!

On Valentine's Day I got quite a surprise. Have you seen the movie
"Say Anything..."? Well, Chris and I were helping at preschool, and he leaves during snack time and dashes back in telling everyone to come outside. We go outside, and he is standing on our car, blasting the Peter Gabriel song from the movie, and holding a huge handmade anniversary/valentine card. Sorry I didn't get a picture... It made me cry, as well as one of the teachers! After school, we headed down to San Diego.

Friday we went to Sea World, and had lunch with Shamu! I highly recommend the Dine with Shamu - it's like having your own private show!

Saturday we headed for Balboa Park. I had never been there except to go to the zoo, so we explored a bit. We took Colin to the Model Railroad Museum, then we went to the Natural History Museum to see the new Pompeii exhibit. Very cool. Sunday we headed back home.

Monday we went back to Hollywood so Chris could get his photo taken with Oscar. We also did a family photo.

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Happy Valentine's Day!

This was me 10 years ago today...

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Hooray for Hollywood!

Today we went to Hollywood...

Thursday, February 7, 2008

100th Post Winner!

Congratulations to Jan from Paper Tango! She wins a special Valentine for commenting on my 100th post!

Wednesday, February 6, 2008

A Painted Garden...

This is a project of mine that is half finished. I thought it was kinda pretty, so I thought I'd share!

And don't forget to comment to win a fun prize! Giveaway ends at midnight tonight!

Monday, February 4, 2008

Let's Pretend This Is My 100th Post!

No one commented on my 100th post over the weekend, so I will open up the giveaway again... Comment by Wednesday at midnight PST to enter to win a lovely Valentine and 20% off any one item in my Etsy shop!

Okay, sneak peek time.... This is my finished Elizabethan-inspired necklace and earring set that will be on sale February 10 in my shop. The necklace is actually two necklaces, a choker with champagne pearls and red Swarovski rondelles and a longer two-strand pearl necklace with more red Swarovski accents and a large pearl drop hanging from a sterling chandelier. The earrings feature a large pearl, Swarovski rondelles and a small pearl. Please let me know what you think! I know the whole ensemble is a specialized piece - it would be gorgeous with a wedding dress or for a costume - but the components could be worn any time!

One more thing - if you would like to know when I list new items in my shop, please e-mail me with your e-mail address and I will put you on a mailing list. My e-mail is on my profile page. Thanks!

Sunday, February 3, 2008


how embarassing! NO ONE left a comment on my blog for my 100th post giveaway!
I guess everyone had a busy weekend!

I'll be posting my finished Elizabethan set tomorrow. This will be a sneak preview of the set; it will be going on sale February 10 in my Etsy shop.

Well, it's late and I'm exhausted after watching the Puppy Bowl and Masterpiece Theater...

Friday, February 1, 2008

100th Post/Please Vote!

Important things first - "The California Crafters Club of Etsy (CCCOE) is proud to present the entries in their January challenge under the topic of “SCIENCE and GEEKERY”.

Now it’s your turn to judge which one is the best. Polls open until midnight Thu., Feb. 8.

One lucky voter will receive this LP recycled bracelet and business card holder by Tresijas.
I recently purchased one of the LP recycled bracelets, and I love it! Very unique and fun!


OK - 100th post! Please leave a comment now through Sunday, February 3rd to be considered to win some Valentine's Day decor and a coupon for 20% any one item in my shop! Good luck!

p.s. I'll post a picture of the giveaway prize this weekend, or do you want to be surprised?

It's almost giveaway time!

My 100th post will be within the next week... Keep checking back for your chance to win a lovely Valentine's Day prize!

I just listed a 8 bracelets and a necklace in my Etsy shop. I love the necklace!