Saturday, December 31, 2011

Happy New Year from CPLG

Oh we've all been so durn busy we haven't posted in eons!

So.....  we hope ya'll had ....

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Feeling Fall-ish

The beautiful season of fall is sneaking in to our group listings on eBay. Click the link here: C&PLG to check out what is being offered.
Thank you!

Saturday, August 13, 2011

A Great Pattern Bundle Sale

Hi everyone! While browsing blogland I came across a pattern auction that Debbie (Barefoot*Primitives) is having on eBay. Here is the link to the sale :

If you are building up your pattern stash or just looking for some different items to make this is a great deal! I hope you will check it out. She has some great pip berry garlands listed too.
While I'm at it, let me post  a link to all the current C&PLG eBay auctions going on right now so you can easily pop over there. There are hints of fall appearing:

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

summertime at my house

                                             Thought I would share some pictures of my house,garden, and the loss of our tree from a violent storm that passed through last night
                                   My front porch where I enjoy many hours on the porch swing
                                                So this year I bought a topsy turvy just to experiment and see if it worked.  It does but I need to water it two times a day.
                                      Some shots of my shade garden and my neighbors yard too. That is her garden shed in the back ground. My husband built it for her.
                               Just another shot of my shade garden and my neighbors back yard.

 Now this is my vegetable garden. Has really shurnk down from years past. Carrots,green beans,tomato plant(1), and pepper plants and a whole lot of flower/weeds around it
                                                         GREEN BEANS            
                                                       TOMATO PLANT
                                             my poor tree we lost in the storm last night. My favorite tree was so pretty in the spring. Will have to look to replace it next spring.


Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Happy First Day of Summer to ALL!

Debbie of Barefoot*Primitives has a beautiful auction on eBay going  right now. Here is the link to check it out for your self:
This pretty item has SOLD! but please check the ebay listings for many other beautiful handmades by other members of our group. Thanks :)
While you are there, please type C&PLG in the search bar to check out the other offerings from the talented crafters within our group. Happy Shopping!

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Happy Memorial Day!

To all our friends and family
from the ladies of

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

It's Finished!

Back in April... yes I'm slow.... I shared with you the beginning of what I thought would end up as a little sampler... maybe even a needle book at best. Well sometimes, taking your time really pays off! I love vintage pictures and the idea of a little photo book began to take shape. This is the finished product. I'll be offering this little sweetie in my EARLY WORKS SHOPPE June 1.  

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Happy May

            Show of hands...who has had enough rain?!?!

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

It's Wednesday and I'm Working On....

Woolen Penny Rug Pillows

You can never have too many pillows! 
 I've been stitching the tops of these pillows for the last couple of weeks.
Using the wool that I over dyed.
I have several more that I'm working on.
I just love the look of these.
I wanted to finish them off with some kind of trim but I didn't really know what to do.
As I was roaming the fabric store it came to me.
Why not rick rack?
Well rick rack it is...the perfect finishing for my pillows.
I'll put one of these pillows for sale on the Harvest Moon by the Lake page here on this blog.
I also have some for sale on my here.

Enjoy your day,

I wonder what the other C&PLG gals are up to?

well I am working on items for my  Christmas show in November.  Since the economy has slowed a bit I thought I might as well go ahead and work on Christmas even though it is only April.
New pattern for me from Sweetmeadows farm of a tree topper and LOTS of snowmen ornaments. One from our very own Debbie(barefoot primitives) love this snowman head for my tree.

bear in stocking pattern from countryside crafts

sweetmeadow farm tree topper angel

snowman head pattern from bird in hand

snowman head pattern from barefoot primitives

So that is what i am working on today. Windy very cool day. Cloudy BUT lots of water everywhere.
Wonder what else the ladies are working on today?

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Flowers, Flowers and More Flowers

I love flowers.
I love, love sunflowers!

In our last post Pat shared some pictures of the flowers growing around her house.

 Love these white tulips.
 I think I would have cut these and brought them in the house.
 Maureen had some beautiful flowers in her yard.
 She also planted pansies.
 But at my house here in Wisconsin,
it's still cold and we had a dusting of snow yesterday...yuck.
 So the only flowers I can show you are my hand made flowers.
I picked yellow ones like Pat and Maureen's but
mine are no match to what mother nature and
2 gals with green thumbs can create.
Thanks for sharing your pictures!

Enjoy your day,

Friday, April 15, 2011

Friday flowers

Thought I would take a walk around the yard BEFORE it rains and show you some of the flowers blooming today Friday, April 15. Spring is my favorite time of year with all life renewing itself. It always amazes me after that cold,snowy winter these beauties live to bloom again.
these are my Kaila tulips. My granddaughters name is Kaila and I bought the bulbs from her

                                         some daffodils

the flowers on the side of our house

                              the creeping phlox's are getting ready to burst into full bloom

Our flowering pear tree

close up of our flowering pear tree. It is pretty but it does have a smelly odor.

                                          my neighbors back yard coming into bloom

even the dandelions look pretty this time of year

Pat, not sure how many miles are between us  but you guys are way ahead of us flower-wise.
Here's what's going on in my yard. The forsythia aren't quite ready for a picture yet but here are my daffodils. ~Maureen~

I potted up some pansies for the front porch:

I love my old cement bunny
This color really caught my eye

Pansy's are so cheerful!