Monday, July 9, 2012

Update in a flash

This months busy is THE word in our vocabulary.

To recap the start - well there's been 4th of July. It started with a parade in the morning. We went home chilled in the cool air of the A/C and then later that day went to see the fireworks.

Then there was my oldest son's wedding! And it was stunning.
The best part is I know  that it went exactly how they have envisioned it.

My daughter-in-law - so beautiful .. love them.

They are now heading back to his duty station to begin their life together!

Then we are planning on not only fixing as much as we can on the new house - BUT we are moving in before the months is over... aaahhhhh
I am hoping to have a few more things to write about over here Peaks of Inspiration 

Fit in work hours - crochet hours (I am current working on a new summer top pattern)  and family time.

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Seasonal Notes Sunday

Summer time can be a quest for crochet folks! And who would have thought that people still create bikini's and the like. This isn't just a thing of the 70's.

It wasn't too long ago I received a comment from a lady who thought crochet was out of style. Her comment perplexed me a little: " I didn't think people still crochet!"

Say what?
LOTS of people crochet - we have our own little underground... no wait its above ground.. we are not that hard to find!

Anyway, I do have a bikini on my list of things - I've been sketching out some designs of clothing - now to find time and less heat to work!

Some other samples of summer crochet :) 

Don't these flip flops look fun? 

I love this tunic - 

And I love this... Bandana-Kerchief type

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Maggie Mays - Featured Artist

The world according to Maggie Mays:
Been doing different crafts for many years and decided it was time to expand on the love and passion I have for designing jewelry. My husband and I work together in our home; using our creativity we design quality jewelry that offers a beautiful blend of traditional, unique, top quality, one-of-a-kind fine and artisan original handcrafted jewelry design's. I've always enjoyed making others happy and I know in my heart that you will be delighted wearing unique 100% quality jewelry that will give you a lifetime of enjoyment with proper care. My whole reason for making jewelry is not only that I love to create; but knowing that a finished design will make you or your sweetheart happy owning a creation made especially for you! That is what MaggieMays offers to her customer's.
Stunning mesmerizing precious, semi-precious gemstones, pearls, diamonds, crystals and bead jewelry in modern, elegant, sophisticated and classic design's with a touch of elegance, and heirloom quality jewelry. We offer jewelry design's created to wear with a pair of jeans and sweater, business attire or that special evening out you've been planning; everything to meet your individual needs.

All jewelry is one of a kind, handcrafted design's using only the highest quality gems possible that comes in all size's, shapes, and cuts to meet your individual needs.

Gemstone's and beads are bought individually to give you the best quality possible.Gemstone's are tested for authenticity, clarity, brilliance, quality, cracks, scratches, blemishes, refraction, cut of gemstone (which at times some adjustments have to be made) and much more; before being hand mounted with the utmost care and expertise. Fine Jewelry castings are designed using precious metals, such as, 10K gold, 14K gold, .925 sterling silver, Gold/Sterling, Oxidized Silver or otherwise noted.

You can find Maggie Mays Artfire Shop right here: MaggieMays Fine Jewelry
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