Tuesday, June 22, 2010

More Showers of Fun!


Today I would like to share with you the items I made for the shower.  The first is the signature quilt.  I used Brenda Riddles (Little Acorns) pattern named "Remember Whoo Loves You" as my inspiration.  Chelsea collects all things owls and I knew she would love this.  I received a list of special women from her Mom and Diane and sent out blocks for their signatures.  It was a lot of fun and I really enjoyed doing the applique.  It is the first quilt that I have quilted by myself and I did enjoy the process.



While visiting dear girlfriends (The Stars) in Ohio.  I saw lovely towers made from various pieces of china.  As soon as I got home I began looking for pieces to make my own.  I used Gorilla Glue and I can tell you for certain that these pieces are stuck together for life.  Note to self: read instructions and do not get glue on bare skin.  Hard to remove!  The cute bride and groom cupcake toppers came from Sur La Table.


I used the top of the towers for flowers but you could just as easily use them for candles or candy.  The cookie cutter is a wedding dress and was made from Lavender Shortbread.


I plan on using these china creations for years to come.  So much fun and very little expense and work.


Chelsea, knowing how much I love EmersonMade, purchased this lovely pin as a thank you gift for me. Isn't it pretty?  I can't wait to wear it!

Showers of blessings!

7 comments:

  1. I wish you could come over and work your "magic" on my stuff. Everything is just adorable. The Emerson Made flower is beautiful; what a great way to thank you!

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  2. That quilt is darling!! Love the owl!! But, the names are priceless. :) Her shower was beautiful. I bet she will remember it forever and ever.

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  3. The quilt is such a wonderful idea. A beautiful keepsake of her closest friends and made by someone special:>) I love the quilt! The table is beautiful and the towers present endless adaptations and possibilities for decorating. Great looking party!

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  4. Wow, you went to a lot of work! She must've really felt loved! I understand what it's like to really go for it and make everything so special. It's a lot of work, but worth it!

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  5. Looks like a spectacular shower!
    Beautiful quilt!

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  6. So beautiful and how much fun!!! Love the quilt. Also enjoyed the Taylor Swift song..my daughter and I sing along to her.
    Janette

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