October 1, 2011

Saturday Randoms




I am heading to a baby shower today.  It's a boy.
I decorated my own gift bags, and embellished the bags with teal grosgrain ribbon and pacifiers. :)




Last week, Joann who works at my post office, asked me to revamp a bracelet that she had on,  with this focal.
It breaks my heart that her son might be at war.
I removed the black leather it was on and wire wrapped matte black rounds on silver wire, and salvaged the lobster clasp. I added a sweet little copper heart charm, dangling from a hole in the focal that didn't hold anything before.



On a trip to Michaels, I found some new goodies - a fab new line called ADORNED Life by Rebecca Nunn. I can only assume that this is one of the Nunn's from Nunn Design. These are fantastic. I love everything- and the pendants are nice and weighty! Great quality, which you can always expect from Nunn!



I am excited about these hollow tubes.  The brain gears are a-turning.



My new invitations arrived for this year's Open House. Instead of different images on each one, I used one image, that I embellished with some cool lettering.
Save the date! Nov 5!







Be sure to check out yesterday's post to see Andrew's September beading challenge results. I think I posted a day too soon.

12 comments:

  1. Love your cards Lorelei, those are adorable. Your gift packaging is awesome. I spotted the Nunn designs pendants and things at Micheal's too a trip may be in order. Have a great weekend.

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  2. What a super cute baby gift bag! And I love the revamped bracelet, so sweet. Your invites look fantastic and the new found Michael's goodies are super cool. And all around yea, yea, yea, yea :)
    Have a great weekend sugar.

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  3. Wow! what gorgeous cards!! Your photography is always so amazing.

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  4. Love your new format! and your new beads!!!
    Hugs.

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  5. LOL i just looked at your post as I was leaving my SIL house - her new baby was enjoying that same pacifier!

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  6. Cute baby gift, and I see your bags have owls! Joann will cry when she sees her "new" bracelet! And the Adorned items from Michael's look pretty useful! Beautiful invitations, hope it's a great success!

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  7. Lovely randoms! I love the postcards, they look great. I'm planning an open house of sorts - I want to trial run a show set up and so thought it'd work to invite people over and if they wanted to stock up for Christmas to go ahead. I don't think our house is quite as big as yours though....so it won't look quite so beautiful and inviting as yours I'm sure.

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  8. Love how you personalized your packaging! Looks great! And the revamped bracelet is lovely...and I hear your sentiments 100%. Love the postcards! Your eye and look is so distinctive :)

    *running to Michaels*

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  9. The gift is just beautiful! I also love your invites.They are beautiful! The finds are awesome too!. Have a wonderful Sunday!

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  10. the bracelet is beautiful. i worry so much our young men and woman at war. the bracelet is a beautiful way to keep him close to her heart.

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  11. Hey Lorelei, love your blog. Do you know how to open the Adorned Life glass pendants by Rebecca Nunn? I want to put another pic inside and I have done everything to try and get these things open. Or are they permanently closed and I just don't know about it? thanks.

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  12. Hey Rona,
    there is a textured ring below a Spring, pull the ring up towards the top bail. this will expose the lip at the top of the glass and it will open. its really hard to explain.

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