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Saturday, July 21, 2012

Another bit of orange and some garage sale finds

Hello Everyone!

Just jumping on quickly to bring you another small kitchen update. I added a bit more orange to my kitchen. I have been wanting to put labels on my canisters for a very long time but never got around to doing it. Now, I do own a Cricut and I could have cut these myself.  However, I didn't have orange vinyl and the cost of buying it was about the same as having someone else cut them for me. Yeah, I know, lazy but what can I say. I loved the way they turned out.

Aren't they cute?  Now no one will get the salt and the sugar mixed up. Believe me, it has happened. If you are wanting labels for your canisters, I would recommend the Etsy seller where I bought mine. She was so easy to work with and made one of my labels a little smaller so it would fit the smaller jar. After I paid for my order, she made them and mailed them the same day. I call that fast service. Here is the link to her Etsy shop. Chris Reth Designs LLC. Go check out the other stuff she has to offer.
I'm still working on the curtains. I got the one for my pantry done but not the windows. I figured I'd share those all at once when they are completed.

Now for the garage sale finds. I decided to go with the hubby and kids at the last minute this morning and boy am I glad I did. I found some fun stuff.

I sure didn't need a sewing machine for me but for 20 bucks I got this great little Brother sewing machine for my daughter to use. She always seems to want to do a sewing project when I'm in the middle of one so now we both have our own machines. I also picked up this little stool to use in my craft room. This will be a bit more comfortable than the wooden bar stool I was using. I might just do a little DIY project on it and recover the cushion part. I'll keep you posted on that if I get around to doing it. And, of course, you can never have too many bucket style baskets. They can be used as a trash can or storage. I'm thinking I will use it for storing all my rolls of different types of papers (freezer paper, contact paper, etc.) and yard sticks. I think this little colored wood toy is too cute. Most of the time I find this style toy in plastic but this one is all wood. Then finally, is the iron thing that I'm not sure what it is. :) It needs to be painted but I think it is supposed to hold a candle. Not sure what color I'll paint it. If any of you have a suggestion, please share. The rest of the family found a few treasures too but these were my fun finds. I spent a whole $25.50 for all my loot. Not bad. I guess that is all for now so until next time...

Have a blessed day,

maggie jane

1 comment:

  1. awesome finds! The sewing bug must start early, T wants to learn to sew and wants her own machine already!