Sunday, May 29, 2011


Ta-Da, my new vinyl gate. All we need is a little paint on the left post and we'll be all set.


Do you think I need a new gate?

Friday, May 27, 2011


I found this little guy at my front door the other night. He was about the size of a rat. I tried to shoo him away, but he just froze there like a deer in the headlights.

Sunday, May 22, 2011

The FEST Team proudly presents our May Daze BLOG GIVEAWAY selection from Laura of Tierrasolpaz. Laura is an accomplished artist who enjoys creating mixed media art, jewelry, photography, zines, stationary, decoupage pieces, paper crafts - anything that materials may inspire her with. Laura uses recycled materials, or follows an upcycle philosophy whenever possible helping to keep the final cost of her creations affordable to the buyer. She is proud to be part of the etsy community of independent designers, creators, artists, and crafters alike.

Her giveaway is a stunningly beautiful and glorious sunset over water with mountains in the background of Lake Mead in Las Vegas, Nevada. The photograph will be delivered as an 8 x 10 glossy professionally printed picture.

HOW TO ENTER: Visit the team blog post May Daze BLOG GIVEAWAY to enter to win the lovely and colorful photograph by visiting Laura at Tierrasolpaz or any of the FEST Team Members listed in the Member Section. Find your favorite item, share it with us and tell us why you love it. Remember to leave your email or contact info so we can reach you if you're the lucky winner. The winner will be picked on June 4rd. Simple and Easy!

Thursday, May 5, 2011

May Block Lotto

I can't believe another month of Block Lotto has gone by. This months block is Pineapple Blossom, using Bonnie Hunters pattern. For more info on this block and how to play along with the rest of us, click here.