Monday, September 29, 2008

Brown Polka Dot Ribbon.......

...........just arrived in the shop........I'll be adding GREEN, RED, and ORANGE throughout the rest of the day!
These ribbons are perfect for Halloween & Christmas projects coming up! Go check 'em out at the Cottage!
I had a fabulous time at the San Diego Scrap Inn this weekend...........honestly, I didn't get as much done as I usually do...but I did a lot of talking and I think that's pretty cool too! I even worked on a few things to put in my Etsy shop! ;)

Friday, September 26, 2008

Twelve hours of sheer bliss.....

....coming my way soon! Spending tomorrow at the San Diego Scrap Inn with my scrapping buddies. Making a huge mess on my table, C's expresso brownies, a Starbucks around the corner, plenty of diet coke, a swimming pool, and good friends. Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.....sheer bliss. :)

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

One of the cool things about Etsy.........

One of the first things I ever noticed about Etsy was the Customer Appreciation cool is that little feature? Your customer (or you, if you are the customer) uploads a little photo or two showing what they created with your supplies...or perhaps your handcrafted item in action now that it's found a happy home.

Well, just the other day, I received my first Customer Appreciation Photo.......well, NO! It was actually TWO photos....needless to say, I was tickled PINK!

So a huge thanks going out to can see what she did with some of the yummie buttons --just click on this link and it will take you to my feedback page on Etsy. Check the out the feedback for recently sold button packs, and you'll find her adorable hair clips there!

Coming soon..........................more ribbony goodness. :)

Monday, September 22, 2008

Mooseberry Hill Radio Show......We have a WINNER!

....I was lucky enough to jump onto last's week airing of the Mooseberry Hill Radio Show! It's a fun twosome of girls having a great time on the air, and promoting fellow Etsy Shops! Go check the Mooseberry Hill Radio thread in the Forums in the Community sections of Etsy if you would like to look into purchasing a spot for this week's airing!

Meanwhile........... agoodwitchtoo...... won the yummie autumn ribbon pack, donated by moi!!....Little Red Cottage (so fun to hear your shop name on the air!!).......sorry witchy, if this spoiled the surprize...but it was too pretty not to snap a pic of it! ;) Check out agoodwitchtoo's Etsy shop and blog...lots of handmade soaps to wash the wicked away, and keep ya smelling GOOODDDDD!

Saturday, September 20, 2008

It's almost PuMpKiN PiCkinG time!!

.....and I've created a brand-new mini album with that in mind! "Pumpkin Patch" is full of rich autumn colors.....October Afternoon patterned papers.........3D embellishments and MORE!

I've also listed another scalloped mini album, "Someone to Watch Over Me", it turned out so sweet...I am loving the colors, I am not a huge fan of pastels, but the bright blue/teals hues in the K&Co patterned paper really brought out the soft pinks and other colors. PRETTY!!

I punched some scalloped tags from some really cool double-sided PAPER, and then I took those scraps and punched out about recycling! Check out all my new listings (whew!) in the shop! Thanks for stopping by my blog! Hope everyone has a WONDERFUL WEEKEND!

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Stamping Kits!

I love putting together kits.....either going along with a theme, or just pulling out products by colors and textures....I have put together four fabulous stamping art for Christmas themes, one for Autumn/Fall themes or projects, one for all things that are PRETTY and PINK and GIRLY, and one that has a Friends theme featuring BLUE, ORANGE, and GREEN! Go check them out at Little Red Cottage!

As you can see, I have found the text color button. Bear with me, or come back if you love color, I don't think I am going to stop using it anytime soon. :)

Yards and Yards of Fabulous May Arts Ribbons.... four fabulous colors:
So pretty! This ribbon is awesome for your scrapbooking layouts, mini album projects, tying bows onto your Christmas gift bags...tying bows into your little girl's hair before she runs out the door to school! ;)
Go check it out in the shop .....all four colors an assortment available!

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

I just listed one of my funky vintage finds...... the shop! Found this about a week ago, tucked away in the back of a trim looked interesting, and I am quickly attracted to anything that is aqua or teal-colored. I was excited to find out it is a circa 1960s trim used in clothing and house decor.

So cool. I have it in a yummie apple green too, check it out at Little Red Cottage!

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Polka Dot Grosgrain Ribbons!

It's been a busy Etsy day for me! I've been working on uploading ribbon collections into the shop.

Check out Autumn Splendor (shown) or Holly Jolly Christmas....and I also have a listing for a You-Pick Assortment of 10 yards!

Ribbon..........can never have enough of it! :)


I found my sunlight! I've been working on the photography of my items in the shop...and I think I found a great combo that WORKS! Bright sunlight and a nice, crisp white background.

Now, I am a little nervous because the coastal town in which I live is starting to be overcast, well into the morning and sometimes early afternoon hours........uh oh.

But in the meantime, I've retaken the photographs of three of my handmade mini albums--go check them out in my etsy shop! :)

Thursday, September 11, 2008

The air is feeling crisper.....

....and I guess that is why I felt like creating something for the fall holiday season coming up,
scalloped Maya Road chipboard, paint, SEI Dill Blossom papers (yum!), 3D embellies, and I dusted off my sewing machine......felt so good to
hear that thing running again last night.........I won't mention how long it took me to refill the bobbin....where is my instruction manual?? Ha!......go check it out at the Little Red Cottage!

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

More Button Packs in the shop!

This one here is called "Seaglass", my favorite, LOVE LOVE LOVE these aqua colors! Check out the other new button packs at Little Red Cottage!

If you think that a combination of buttons from different packs would meet your needs the best, just convo me and I'll be happy to work with you!

Friday, September 5, 2008


Raspberry Sorbet (pictured), Vanilla Bean, Mucho Mango, Wisteria Lane, and Red Vines.... do you think I was hungry when I named these lovelies? :)
I just added button collections to the shelves at Little Red Cottage! Go check 'em out!

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Wonderfully distracted.........

I left my cottage temporarily today and headed on over to my friend Terri's scrapbooking kit club, Color Me Miki, to work on layouts to show off her latest kit, "Recess". I LOVE THIS KIT!!! My mojo was flowing full speed with Cosmo Cricket's Jack's World papers....there is a bit of Dream Street, and a delicious piece of RED apple paper from Sassafras Lass, yummy Japanese doo-dads...weren't some of those fun things from the cooking section, Terri? Cute! is the first layout I completed today...I did two more, but will photograph them tomorrow.

Go over and check this kit out....there is only going to be the smallest of scraps left after I am done with this one!

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

A little sneak peek of what I'm currently working on!

Mmm.....wonder what these materials will end up being? Sunshine yellow fabric, vanilla paint, white buttons, sassy owls, blue flowers, and a kraft brown box?

Some of you local girls might find that this looks very familiar to you! I'm going back to an idea I had when I was part of an all-day crafting extravaganza at my local scrapbook store...and I'm pouring on the extra sweet goodness this time!

Stay tuned to my Etsy shop, I will be listing these finished products and other yummies soon!