Friday, October 31, 2014

Prize Package Winner!!

The WINNER of our 
grand opening prize giveaway is:
Jill "Tilley" Thomas

We will be in contact with you, and your prize package will be on it's way to your house soon!

Wednesday, October 29, 2014


Sneak Peek of "Christmas in the Shoppe"
November 3rd - 8th

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Button Magnets

These are some of my favorite items for our new Etsy shop:
Salt-Dough Button Magnets
They were SO MUCH FUN to make and turned out even cuter than I had hoped!

Monday, October 27, 2014

Cluck, Cluck

Here are four chicken-shaped cards I made for the shop.
There are several heart shapes in this design -- the wing, the comb, and the crop!
Some raffia and buttons add an extra bit of country charm.
If your interested in purchasing see our Etsy shop on the side-bar.
BTW - Two promotions going on right now:

Friday, October 24, 2014

Etsy Shop Grand Opening Prize

Today is the GRAND OPENING
of our new Esty Shop:
Our Homemade Blessings.

To celebrate, we're giving away a prize package to one lucky person.
Included in the prize package:
~ Grungy Electric Candle
~ Set of Fall Cards
~ 2015 Primitive Calendar
~ Set of 4 jar gift tags
~ Set of 2 heart/button magnets
~ Pumpkin Ginger Cookie wax tarts

You have two possible entries for the prize:
1. Like our Facebook page, Share and Comment on the prize post (1 entry)
2. Favorite our Etsy shop (1 entry)

We'll announce the winner next Friday - Oct. 31st.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Mason Jar Calendar

I had so much fun making these mason jar calendars to sell in our shop.
The paper I used was from a pack called Barnwood Pretty that my husband bought me for my birthday!
I added little burlap banners and stamped the year on them.

This post linked to:

Store Promotion

The first three customers of Our Homemade Blessings will receive a FREE 2015 calendar and a set of salt-dough refrigerator magnets.

Be watching for our GRAND OPENING giveaway this Friday!

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Autumn Card Set

Here's a set of simple autumn cards I made. 
They're one layer so as to require no extra postage for mailing!
These are available for purchase in our Etsy shop and will also be part of a Grand Opening prize package later this week!
Supplies and Tools: Primsydooledesigns graphics, Scallop Scissors, Cardstock

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Monday, October 20, 2014

Etsy Shop

After quite a bit of work and planning I'm happy to announce that my niece and I have our Etsy shop up and open for business!

Here's an invitation to stop by
and check out our inventory!

Be watching for a GRAND OPENING
later this week complete with a chance to win a prize package!

Keep up with our latest additions, promotions, and news via our

Monday, October 13, 2014

Sailboat Birthday & Sneak Peek #3

A (specially ordered) birthday card for a two year old boy.
I had a lot of fun paper-piecing this scene and added the little bear to make it just a bit more "childish." 

Supplies and Tools: My Favorite Teddy Bear (Stampin' Up), Toothpick, Twine, Scallop Circle and Circle Nestabilities, Chevron Embossing Folder, Chalks, Alpha Bubbles (Sizzix)

Sneak Peek #3

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Sneak Peek #2

Another peak at the items I'll have for sell when the Etsy shop is up and running!

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Happy Birthday and Sneak Peek!

Here's a mini birthday card I made for a sweet little niece of mine!!
Supplies used: Whale Stamp and sentiment (Great Impressions), Prismacolor pencils, Scallop Scissors, Crochet Thread

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BTW -- Here's a sneak peek at what my niece and I have been working on for several weeks now!
We're hoping to set up an Etsy shop later on this month and we'd enjoy a visit from any of my blog readers who enjoy all things Country/Primitive!

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Guide Lines

Things have been very busy here with the start of (home)school and having my parents visit for a week!
Also, My niece and I are working on a new (exciting) project that I'll hopefully be sharing soon!
For now here are three cards I made with the Guide Lines and Guide Lines Two sets from Papertrey Ink.

I had a lot of fun building these backgrounds for my cards.
This post linked to:
Word Art Wednesday