Thursday, April 24, 2008

A Communion Bracelet



Here is a beautiful bracelet that I made for my little cousin's Communion!
Just thought I share with ya what I've been up too~;o) Until next time~:o)

I can't wait.....



to receive these lovely prints in the mail! The top picture is an apple tree and the bottom is a cherry blossom tree! I purchased these beautiful printed water color paintings from Angela of jellybeans on etsy! All of her work is amazing! I had the hardest time deciding which ones to choose because I wanted to buy them all! Yes she is that good! Well this is the find of the day! Until next time shoppers~;o)
(Pictures Courtesy of: Angela from jellybeans on etsy)

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Stringing Heirlooms.....


..... this is what I like to call it! I thought I'd share my latest project with you! This is my first hand knotted freshwater pearl bracelet! I am so excited about it! It came out just lovely (that is after restringing it about five times!) I plan on wearing this beauty for my graduation in May! A matching hand knotted freshwater pearl necklace is in the works! I will post pictures as soon as I complete it! Until next time darlings! xoxo~Designing Diva~:o)

Monday, April 14, 2008

My new best friends.....

For some time now I have been trying to switch to as many natural products and ingrediants as possible. (The less chemicals and ingrediants involved the better!) So I would like to proudly introduce you to my new best friends! Arm & Hammer Baking Soda/powder, White Distilled Vinegar, and Clover Honey! Here is my eco friendly house hold tip of the day for you:

Basic Sink Cleanser: An all-natural scrubbing powder for your sink, tub, and shower.

Ingredients: 1/4 cup baking powder and 1/2 cup vinegar

Instructions: Mix together and use on sponge. (I use a scrubbing brush) Rinse well.

You won't believe how squeaky clean and residue free these two little wonders leave your tub!!


Here is my all natural soothing tip of the day for you:

To sooth a sore throat:

I have been taking 2 teaspoons of honey (without water) every hour.

This is the recommended dosage for adults. (Also soothes dry cough)

I am not a doctor either people, this tip comes from an article I read and I found it works for me~:o)


Both tips mentioned are very inexpensive alternative remedies~:o) For those of you shaking your heads and saying to yourself, "Please tell us something else we don't already know" I have to inform you that I am not your typical domestic diva or Ms. House hold hints lady but am certainly working my way towards becoming one~;o) So with that being said I ask that you please PLEASE comment me with your all natural tips! The more the merrier! Don't be shy! Until next time friends, ~Cheers!

(Pictures Courtesy of: photobucket)

Sunday, April 06, 2008

TAG! Your it!

I've been tagged by Honee, Calico Flamingo! OK, here it goes:
Here are the rules:
1. Link your tagger and list these rules on your blog.
2. Share 7 facts about yourself on your blog, some random, some weird.
3. Tag 7 people at the end of your post by leaving their names as well as links to their blogs.
4. Let them know they are tagged by leaving a comment on their blog.
Seven facts:
1) My first jewelry ever created was an anklet I made about 7 years ago.
2) I suffer from panic attacks. (Especially on test day~;o)
3) I love belly dancing! It is my favorite form of exercise!
4) I was almost kidnapped when I was about 10 yrs old.
5) My hair is naturally wavy, it just so happens to be straightened in the picture lol~:o)
6) I have never smoked a cigarette, ever.
7) I have one tabby short haired kitty named Zoey, she is my sidekick~:D

I'm going to tag:
Lexi Pratt- The Pratt Chronicles- http://lexipratt.blogspot.com/
Jennifer- The Old Painted Cottage- http://www.theoldpaintedcottage.blogspot.com/
(Picture Courtesy of: flickr)
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