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Tuesday, January 24, 2012

LOVE is in the air.....

BLOGGERS are, BY FAR, the most inspiring people in the whole world.
Every single day of blogging, it seems I am inspired.....to try a new recipe...
or a new craft....
or a new furniture arrangement...
gardening.......so many activities.
♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥
Is this not the ca ute tes thing you've ever seen...
ESPECIALLY seeing that it is...
COFFEE  FILTERS...
Yes, mam......that's right....
Looks like beautiful lace, doesn't it.
Most of us know DEBBIEDOO.....
and we all know how talented this pretty girl is.
She just blows my mind all the time with her economical ways of bringing CUTE to her house.
You should swing by there and take a look at all the VALENTINE'S DAY crafts
she has come up with.......and would you kindly tell her bj said HEY ?.....thanks.
I wanted......REALLY wanted one of these cuties, too.
Especially when she said she could change it out for the seasons by changing her bows.
aaaahaaaa.....I love that idea.

I am NOT crafty......no sir ree.....but
I just HAD to try this one and one reason I feel comfortable showing
MY version is that ALL OF YOU are kind and sweet and always encourage me to 
try more crafts.....
and I have never, EVER heard you laugh at me....
so......DON'T 'CHA DARE laugh !!
I can see things I should have done differently.....
but, on the whole, 
I am liking my new Valentine addition to my SWEET NOTHINGS.







I DID buy this bow...
already made, 
at MICHAEL'S....
I believe it was less than $4......




I only burned myself 18 times with my hot glue gun...
I ate a cookie every time I burned myself so I went to bed
hands hurting,  but happy and pretty danged full.


 I have to tell you that when I got out all those coffee filters and told Mr. Sweet what I was going to do with them.....
his eyes rolled so far back in his head that I was, AGAIN, worried he may never see straight again....


but.....after it was finished,
he said that it was "pretty cute"
 so I was happy.

(now that I am thinking about it....
wonder if he was just wanting some of those homemade cookies....??? )


joining:
I hope everyone has a 
SWEETHEART  DAY.....

33 comments:

Fox Hollow Cottage said...

I love me some DebbieDoo's ;) I have to say that wreath turned out pretty dang cute! Love the ruffled, frilly effect. I like how everyone puts thier own spin on it. It's a keeper. Happy valentine's day =)

Angie@Echoes of Laughter said...

Your wreath looks so pretty! I love the ribbon you chose! Wishing you a wonderful week! Angie xo

Julie Harward said...

It is perfect! I love the fluffiness of it, so perfect for Valentines day, and it would be just the tight fit for my red front door! ;D

Fox Hollow Cottage said...

PS-I shared this on my fb page, hope you don't mind!
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Fox-Hollow-Cottage/274850902543035?ref=tn_tnmn#!/pages/Fox-Hollow-Cottage/274850902543035

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

It did turn out cute BJ! And yep, cookies make everything better:@)

Bev said...

Love your wreath, BJ! You did a fabulous job.

And on the glue gun burns - I've burned myself so many times that my fingerprints are surely gone.

Debbiedoo's blogging and blabbing said...

You are something else Bj! You done great in spite of your 18 burns. Your wreath is so pretty. You must be so proud of yourself. You girls just flatter the heck right out of me. You are the third blogging friend who made one now after me. Of course I am not the originator of this awesome idea, just a good copy cat too!

Lisa~A Cottage To Me said...

Great job bj! You are so funny! Well...did you give Mr. Sweet a cookie or not?

Robin@DecoratingTennisGirl said...

You are so darn cute, Beeeeej! Never thought about the cookie idea for pain, but yes, what a great idea!!! You did good, girl!
xoxo
Me

"Auntie" sezzzzzz... said...

Ohhhhh you are moving right along, with your crafting! You won't be able to claim that you are NOT crafty, very soon!

Or now, for Pete's sakes. Who says this adorable wreath isn't crafty????????

It is!

"Autie" sezzzzzzzzzzzzz!

We are born with whirlwinds, forest fires, and comets inside us. We are born able to sing to birds and read the clouds and see our destiny in grains of sand. But then we get the magic educated right out of our souls.
~~Robert R. McCammon

"Auntie" sezzzzzz... said...

Cute but still sorry, that you burned yourself. -pouttttttttttt-

Ouchhhhhhhhhhhh...

We are born with whirlwinds, forest fires, and comets inside us. We are born able to sing to birds and read the clouds and see our destiny in grains of sand. But then we get the magic educated right out of our souls.
~~Robert R. McCammon

♥ Sonny ♥ said...

Thats adorable BJ~! Now I need to make one too.. Ya'll have started a new trend.

kitty said...

I love your wreath & the smiles that you give me when I read your posts! xoxoxo

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Flea Market Makeovers said...

I love Debbie too. Your wreath turned out wonderful BJ!!

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

Turned out just fantastic! Love the bow you picked, it looks adorable for Valentines Day!!!
Cindy

Olive Cooper said...

Name it the "Eighteen Cookie Wreath" and it is pretty.

Rettabug said...

WTG, BJ!!!!! ~~clap-clap-clap~~
Have another cookie!!!!!!!!!!!

LV said...

For your first time, I think you did well. Her's is a little different.

Vee said...

Oh darling! And your description of Mr. Sweet was priceless. I'm afraid that I'd find John raiding any such wreath that I might make as we're often out of filters. LOL!

The Decorative Dreamer said...

Hey BJ! I loved Debbie's, and I love yours too! You are right, they really do have a lace like look to them. Very,very cute! Great job!

TexWisGirl said...

that is really cute!

Sally Annie Magundy said...

Your wreath is adorable, love it!

Happy Valentines and Happy Rednesday!

Linda @ A La Carte said...

BJ you did a great job. I was looking at that wreath on Debbies blog and 'thought' I might be able to do that...I still haven't but maybe I can. Yours is great! Hugs to you, Linda

viridian said...

18 burns! You deserve some TLC. It looks great.

NanaDiana said...

I love it- I saw Debbies when she put it out there and thought it would be cute and pretty easy to do. LOVE YOUR version. You did a great job and don't you DARE say you aren't crafty! xo Diana

Sarah said...

BJ, this is darling. I'm not crafty at all, so it's fun to see what all of you crafty women are up to. ;-)
~ Sarah

Kelly said...

I love it and think you did a fantastic job! I've never made one of those before. Wouldn't it be sweet in a little girls room with a pink plaid bow too? I guess it has a feminine look to it, so my mind automatically goes there. It reminds me of those cute pom poms people make and hang from the ceiling.

Sweet Tea said...

Way to go, Ms. "Thang" - you did a GREAT job! I want one!

Kathleen said...

Very cute, Miss BJ! When you get tired of it you can use them to make coffee!

On Crooked Creek said...

BJ,
Sorry, dear friend...I'm laughing...NOT at YOU! At "Mr. Sweet" rolling his eyes back in his head! Sounds like the same thing I've seen "Mr. Ed" do here on the Prairie!!! Those men...whatever would we do without them??? Your wreath is a beauty! I'm so proud of YOU...I could whistle "Dixie"...and I can, did you know? You just keep those creative juices going, dear friend!
Fondly,
Pat

Kathleen Grace said...

It looks adorable! Why do you keep saying you aren't crafty? You make some wonderful things.

Rita said...

I didn't know you were on Pinterest; i just joined you my friend.
Love all your clever ideas to make Valentine's Day special even for us old folks. I always add to special touches to our table for our Romantic meal. That wreath is super nice.
Rita

Life on the Edge said...

Oh that wreath is so sweet! I made some coffee filter flowers for my aqua mason jars that I had at my wedding. I don't think you can see them in any of the photos, but I sure liked them. I love how your wreath turned out!

Kady
Life on the Edge