I was about to write this post yesterday, but my heart just wasn't in it, after learning of the horrible events in Las Vegas.
To say that it's shocking is an understatement. My heart is heavy for those who were lost or injured, and everyone else there.
Praying that they find peace in the days ahead.
I'd planted morning glories up a wire trellis this summer, and had been disappointed that it never bloomed. Well, it's now making up for lost time! The vine has been blooming its heart out for the past two weeks!
I just can't get over how blue those blossoms are! Not many flowers that I know of are a true blue like this.
Of course my pictures don't do justice to how pretty the vine is!
Some days it even blooms thru the early evening, which I've never seen it do before!
Here's one last close up.
Below you'll see Natasha, my mannequin, modeling a necklace that I just made for myself.
I'd been wanting to make a really long one, and had fun putting this together with beads and findings that I already had on hand.
I happened to find the pretty vintage bronze pendant in a box of odds and ends beads that I'd bought at a yard sale years ago.
The other necklace is actually a rosary. I'm not Catholic, but I've always loved the look of pretty rosaries. This one is Joan of Arc.
Love the blue beads!
Can you tell blue is my favorite color?
Behind Natasha are some of the chalk painted jewelry boxes, and other goodies that I've created for my Etsy shop.
Here's one of the latest boxes that I transformed.
I had so much fun doing this, and of course forgot to take a "before" shot. It was pretty boring and a walnut finished wood.
Not the look I was going for!
So after light blue chalk paint, and some pretty stenciling,
this jewelry box looks much happier!
Another transformation for my shop is this pretty fan shaped framed chalkboard.
So shabby cottage chic, I think!
Well that's it for today.
Wishing you a day of peace.
Be sure to tell the ones you love just how much they mean to you.
Thanks for visiting:)