Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Hello out there! Did you miss me?

Hello! It has definitely been a while since I last posted.
Let me see, my children's school is closing for good. But the good news is they are going to make it a private school. They will no longer be under the diocese's thumb. Hurray! That is some well deserved good news.
  And I am still currently working on my house. I have made some Tobacco Cloth inspired drapes using 90 grade cheesecloth.  I think it is very similar and much more affordable. I also dyed them in walnut ink to give them more of  an aged look.


Pretty good don't ya think?  I also made a little trip on Saturday to a local Prim shop. Well, no.
Actually, I went with my husband to drop off the van AGAIN to be fixed. I remembered that there was a Prim shop around the corner that I never got to visit because it is only open on Friday and Saturday. But we went in and it was like heaven. I already have a shelf in mind to purchase when I get my pay check on friday. It will look perfect in the family room. Anyway,  my husband was chatting up the owner and mentioned to her that I made prims. She was very interested in seeing my work. We exchanged cards and she told me whenever I had the chance to give her a ring so I could bring my work down to the store so she could get a look at it. I am quite excited and nervous at the same time.  I don't know what to bring to her. Eeek!  So, this weekend I will pulling stuff out and quite possibly making a few things.  Wish me luck!

But I just wanted to pop back on to let you know I am still alive. I just have been extremely busy. I hope you do forgive my long absence.  But I will definitely keep you all posted.




Have a Blessed week!









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11 comments:

basketsnprims said...

Your curtains are awesome. I would love to know where I could get 90 grade cheesecloth. thanks for any help you can give me. So glad things will work out for the best for your kid's schooling, that is always such a worry. Best wishes with selling your prims. Sounds like fun!
pam

jennifer768 said...

Oh my gosh,I love those curtains!Please ,please share where we can find 90 grade cheesecloth.Glad that things are working out with the school.By the way you have been missed.Hugs,Jen

Sheila said...

Hi Gen,
Good to see you and yes,you've been missed! I was thinking the other day of a few gals that haven't been around for some time and you were one of them, then I remembered you'd taken a job. Glad things worked out for the school.
How exciting for you to hopefully be creating things for the prim shop. I'm sure you've missed creating and your curtains turned out awesome!
Take care.
Blessings,
Sheila
http://seasonsofthyheart.blogspot.com

Karen~The Barely There Primitive Bear said...

Hi Gen! We have had contact, but I still missed you posting on here! I love your curtains, they are awesome! You are so creative, good luck with your prims, hope you sell a lot.

Blessings~Karen

Raymond Homestead said...

Your curtains are great! I'm sure you will make some very nice prims to sell!

Wendy @ Ravenwood Whimzies said...

Nice curtain Gen - Glad to know you are still alive and all is relatively well.
Blessings

A Primitive Homestead said...

Good luck at the shop. Your curtains are prim pretty. Now we all want some. Wonderful news for kids schooling. Blessings!
Lara

cynthia lee designs said...

Hi Gen,
Love your curtains!! How exciting that you might be creating your prims for a shop. I just know that they would sell...your work is awesome!!
hugs,
Cindy

Lee Hill Primitives said...

Welcome back! Your curtains are gorgeous, please share where we can find the 90 degree cheesecloth. Good luck with your prims for the shop.

Angie Berry said...

Glad to hear that the school closing is actually good news for you all, that could have been a very stressful situation!

The curtains are awesome! I didn't realize that cheesecloth had different grades, ha. I'll have to check that out next time I'm out. I love the way you have them pinned back and also love the pretty color the walnut ink made them.

How awesome that you might have a place to sell your prims! I hope it all worked out. I would LOVE to find a place like that around here but alas, I live in shabby country... no prims around here. =[ So consider yourself very fortunate!!

A Primitive Place ~ Tammy said...

Hi Gen,
How did I miss this post?
Love the curtains, great idea!
So good to hear from you.
You've been missed.
Hugs,
Tam

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