Saturday, March 13, 2010

blogging and butterflies

Here is my latest design inspiration (from TJ Maxx) for an upcoming project AFTER finals:

How darling! And truth be told...I think I can make it even better! I can not WAIT for Spring Break!!! I am oozing with project and ideas. :)

Speaking of school...I should be studying, but I wanted to share with you about my delightful adventure to Indy.

This Saturday was BEYOND pleasant! Sarah from Thrifty Decor Chick & Beckie from Infarrantly Creative hosted a wonderful gathering for Indiana bloggers: a Goodwill Shop & Hop. Not only was it a WONDERFUL excuse to not study this Saturday, but it was ever so inspiring to meet other lovely ladies who delight in treasure hunting. I was actually nervous about going. Had a few butterflies myself....but oh what a wonderful day it was!
I just want to thank these ladies for their hospitality, inspiration, and friendship. I would also like to thank Goodwill for the gift card! I won a gift card in a drawing that allowed me to purchase all my finds (no worries..I will reveal to you next week the BEFOREs as well as the AFTERs).

I also plan to indulge in my glorious gift bag and share with you all my loot. I have a few projects in mind that will be perfect. :)

So many projects..and only 2 weeks! Get ready for a whirlwind of fun.



  1. Can't wait to see your projects! Sound like you had fun! Thanks for sharing ~lulu

  2. How fun to meet up with other Indi bloggers! Can't wait to see your finds and your upcoming projects! You're almost there!

  3. How stinkin fun...Hmm? I don't know...Indiana is sounding like a great

  4. I never did see any of your purchases, so I can't wait to see it all too!
    It was great to meet you yesterday! We will definitely have to plan a s. Indiana shopping spree sometime!

  5. Don't even try to be modest! You know you'll blow this original away! I can't wait to see your take on this project and all of your other projects! I hope you don't mind me stalking your blog all week. :D

    Have a good rest of the weekend, friend!

  6. Where did you Indiana girls get together? I live in Illinois now, but I will always be a Hoosier at heart. My daughter lives in Lexington, Ky so I still get to come on through. xo Joan@anythinggoeshere

  7. Hey girl! It was so nice to meet you saturday! I'm stalking you now! :)
    I look forward to seeeing what you do!

  8. You are the sweetest thing...and I'm so thankful for this crazy little secret blogging world where we found each other...and no you are not a stalker! I've spent the day on my couch fighting a nasty cold and fever. Thanks for brightening my day while quarantined from the rest of my house! Those butterflies are precious. I need to show them to sofi in the morning... She is a huge fan of butterflies. Can't wait to see how they have inspired you!

  9. Thanks so much for your comment on my blog! I'm subscribing to yours now too. :)

  10. Funny how you are counting the days untill project time can start again. I do that too! Will be lovely to see what kind of project you have in mind with that butterfly inspiration.

  11. The butterflies are beautiful! And I am so jealous that you got to go shopping with Sarah!!

  12. I {heart} those butterflies! Cannot wait to see what you do. You are so lucky you got to go to the Shop and Hop...I almost would have bought a plane ticket to go.


  13. Fun!! I wanted to go, not quite close enough though, boo! Also, my hubs is from Shepherdsville KY, so I have to give a shout out to someone near his neck of the woods. :)

    Also, thanks for your sweet comments about my wreath!! I couldn't believe how well it turned out, I think it was mostly luck. Shhhh, it'll be our little secret :)

    Have a great week!


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