Wednesday, February 23, 2011

trip to milwaukee

Hey all! Just got back on Monday from a weekend trip to Milwaukee, WI. I visited with family, went to a leather shop and got to meet "The Fonz"!! Good times were had by all. 

Me with my mother and kids meeting Henry Winkler! a.k.a The Fonz

Now that we are home, my computer has decided to take a vacation of its own and I can't work on new listings for awhile. Total bummer. So I'm going to try to keep you intrigued by showing you some of the goodies I'm working on. I apologize for the photo quality, since my computer isn't working my I can't load pics from my camera. 

Goodies from the leather factory!
 I also got a butterfly stamp for hammering into the leather!
Snake, Lizard and Alligator. In many different colors.

Feathers!
Black and blue feather creations! I hope to do different color combinations too.

From the Forest!
Glass Mushroom pendant with green felt grass!

Well, thanks for taking a peek! I hope I can list some new things soon. 
In the meantime I hope you are all doing well!




Monday, February 14, 2011

valentines day picks

Just a few fun things from my friends on Etsy for Valentines Day! Enjoy!

Kissy Kiss Ring by CreaShines
http://www.etsy.com/listing/53375771/kissy-kiss-ring-in-black-polymer-clay

Be Mine Sweetheart post earrings by FactoryGirlAshli
http://www.etsy.com/listing/65879972/be-mine-sweetheart-post-earrings

Your Love is Deer to Me by helloheath
http://www.etsy.com/listing/66139733/your-love-is-deer-to-me-digital?ref=v1_other_1
Love U Deerly by Twirliewhirlies
http://www.etsy.com/listing/39639812/love-u-deerly-set-of-16-mini-pinwheel







Wednesday, February 9, 2011

a purchase, prizes & birthday

It's been a busy month here at bailybelle creations and I've neglected you my lovely blog readers. I apologize. Would a little eye candy cheer you up? I'm sure it will.

Recently, I saw Hollie from Blueberryshoes post a photo on FB of some beyond fabulous feather earrings. They were long and neutral in color with amazing antiqued brass embellishing. I stalked them. Lurking and waiting for her to list them, I drooled. One night she and I got to talking on twitter and I just couldn't contain myself anymore. I had to have those earrings. So, I snuck over to her shop and bought them! So exciting! Then the tough part came...waiting for them to arrive. 

Of course they came quickly and it was like Christmas all over again! I opened the package while dancing around like my son does when he's giddy with excitement. Words can not clearly explain the joy that was found on the inside of that mailing envelope so I'll just show you.... 

Goodies, goodies and more goodies!! What a sweet heart!

Can we just say, talent! Hollie is an amazing artist and the photos here just don't do the cards justice. They are beautiful!

Everybody loves a fun bag of crafty supplies! Can't wait to start playing with the fabulous beads and buttons!

Here they are! The magical, beautiful and amazingly comfortable feather earrings!

Here I am on my way to my birthday dinner so excited to be wearing my new earrings! 


Wow, no if that wasn't amazing enough, I also received a package from my lovely friend Jenny of BlackStone Pottery! Holy crap! Again, I danced around silly with anticipation. I remember sitting with her in MN crafting and admiring her lovely pottery jewelry. Gorgeous work! Anyway, when I finally calmed down enough to get the scissors through the envelope I was again, simply giddy! Here's what she sent me...

Ooooh, so mysterious and sophisticated! What's inside???!

Wow, I'm one lucky lady! Jenny sent me one of her beautiful handmade pottery pendants! Swoon!

The color is a wonderful mossy and neutral green that goes with EVERYTHING! 



While working on taking the photos for this blog post I got yet another package! This time from the wonderful, Meredith from Tilley Jewels. I won a blog giveaway a little while back and completely forgot! haha nothing like a bad memory to make it feel like winning twice! I tore into the package making sure to not drool too much on what was inside! Check out my fabulous prize...

Adorable packaging! I can't wait to see...

More adorable packaging! I love feeling like a pretty princess so this just made my day!

Tada!!! Gorgeousness! Seriously beautiful earrings.

Ok. I sure hope you guys enjoyed the eye candy as much as I did! Make sure you check out these sellers on Etsy. As you can see, you won't be disappointed! 



Hugs and kisses.
-Vanessa

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