So far

 On Saturday the base went in that night {because they took a detour to the gun show at the fairgrounds}

 So Sunday am they started building the roof. which was finished somewhere a little after 4 pm.

This is 24' long by the way.

 All of those boxes were filled with tagged puzzle pieces.

 A really mean ( but interesting colors ) rooster.

 Completed Roof view.

 Its a little dark but this is the first layer of panels on the base.

 Peaches are Blooming now. Maybe we will get fruit this year, supposed to be 32 tonight and tomorrow night though.

That entire bottom row was finished and we got all the rest of the puzzle sorted and the interior tables put together in the garage last night. Hoping to get the second layer done tonight after work then the roof on tuesday or wednesday night.


April's found treasures

 the Weekend of the 7th we found a twine holder, an Lennox heavy wood divided tray ( I think it may have been for silverwear but, not sure ) some wool sweaters to felt, long zippers, stray lace.
 Thinking the one on the left with the cool texture may be able to become a lined bag. ( have not done it yet )

 The tray has become a project life type organizational station. more photos on this later. This was "day one" of shopping the stash and finding free printables on pinterest.

The weekend of the 14th. 
We Think this wooden bucket may be an sewing bucket. not sure, its clean may put mine into it for that.

 Guys are gonna make me shelves for these ladders for display

 found a ton of ribbon bows and little flowers at one on the weekend of the 14th same sale as found the ladders.

 The weekend of the 21st found an tiny kinda printers drawer. ( has since been filled with sentiment stamps) a big bunch of doilies ( some are machine made some handmade ) another blue pyrex bowl. two jade Chineses old bowls. buttons, spools patterns maps. the tall skinny silver 1/2C measure was made in Italy its been added to the PL tray to hold banner type sized sentiments.

 just a different angle.

 Also found this baby's room sized dresser. moved it into my craft room they the people selling it must have spray painted it lightly right before I bought it. I will repaint it and change the knobs someday but, it the day after has red crayon visible under the paint haha.
The green chair is gonna get a hole cut into the seat for a flower pot insert.

 Chippy sewing machine table drawers.

 This weekends finds. the Oak cassette holder is on a lazy Susan and has the same inserts on the back side of this. Probably will put ink pads in it. the chippy white enamel bucket was just because. May use it for a waste can or something. The suitcase is NOT BLUE YAY. and in fairly good shape. the funny thing is. Yellow is not my favorite color so its funny to me how much of it I came home with this week. the Apron was too pretty to leave behind. like wise the doily my collection did not have a yellow one. but that sewing box. haha. ( I may paint this ) It looks like a big bumble bee to me. I was not going to buy it because I knew the contents were not worth 5.00 to me but, hubs looked at the box and said that would hold a lot of little cards in a display on the table. ( sold )

More twine holders :) the one on the left is older then the usual find and has a Los Angels glass mfg molded into the bottom and the bottom curves pretty too. found some vintage type writer correction papers, some star shaped sequins and some regular sequins. 

 More pattern tissue, old maps ( not in good shape wont hurt my feelings to die cut it ) { I hope } so far every old book that's followed me home has not been altered as of yet.

 Bag of vintage clothes pins, box of Glasine envelopes, two more tins of cool vintage buttons.

 Just another view

 Some odd jewelry for adding to big flowers. the playing cards are round. ( will fit on a card front )

 How the box displays open. its entirely  made of wood ( besides the screws ) no plastic on it.

 a peek inside.

 The COOL thing. and those bingo cards are HEAVY cardstock.

Funny thing all the B letter row numbers have extra red in the white space of the chips. ( these are wood ) and the numbers are raised on them like a press/carve type thing not flat paint.
I'm missing a photo of the Vintage fishing bait bucket hubs got this morning and some concrete curve working tools he got yesterday but, for the most part this is what has followed us home this month.


Mason Jar Tags

 So, it happened again found a fabulous new to me blog by accident on Pinterest you can see it Here and I so loved what she did with this mini canning jar stamp set I ordered one right then and there ( rubber cafe ) shipping was beyond reasonable and stamps were mailed quickly and in a BOX :) This tag of mine was stamped with Memento Cocoa and the edges were inked with some creamy brown fluid chalk ink. the Thank you sentiment was done with Barn Red distress. the Strawberry the same. ( colored with markers) the gingham pp is from reminisce and the Strawberry pp is from Crate Paper. the lace is vintage, the vintage looking brad is from Impress. that is Basque Red  seambinding ( which is very very close to the SU cherry cobbler. might be a tad brighter. The tag ( Speckletone Sand) was die cut with an Sizzix  super scallop crescent tag so this is about 4X5 in real life.

 Another one, the stitches are in the pp only so not showing through the tag.

The red punchie is from Martha Stewart and the ric rac die is from PTI. Some vintage buttons with scrappers floss in them. the Enjoy is from SU with some Fern crinkle ribbon from A Muse. That skinny green organdy is from SU. 

all that bling and the crochet butterfly were on the tissue paper that June had wrapped my Easter goodies in this year. and as I unwrapped things I stuck all the bling to an clear envelope bag and its been sitting on the table ever since. I think I am going to give her this one for the heck of it.


So it begins

 for more then a few years now Tim has been eyeing greenhouse kits online. and had made up his mind two years ago this was "the one"

 The One arrived via 14 boxes in a Fed Ex truck yesterday morning.

 These two are opened already to get to the instruction books.

Good thing Tim enjoys puzzles.


Sunday's projects

 Now this is also a free printable template ( apron dress) and what I found is if you download the apron and dress as seperate files the apron prints larger then the dress. So what I did was printed the sample photo instead (twice) on same sheet of cardstock and then cut out just the apron and then the dress with the apron drawn on the front of it dress. then the scale works. you can find it here . This fits inside an envelope intended for an 5 1/2" square card ( but only one way ) the inside is lined on the back for writing since the base on this one is that newer dark brown SU color ( minds blank ) the ribbon rose is an yard sale find but, I think you can still get those in notions dept.'s the lace is vintage, the stripe pp is from Anna Griffin.

Nearly the same thing, have to look up the paper's I used for the dresses. I don't remember off hand. the edges of all the papers are inked with creamy brown fluid chalk. craft store button with May Arts burlap thread through it, vintage lace. same size as the card above with an Oatmeal speckletone base. 

the rest of the sheet of flair designs PP. the sacks on this photo were all originally white and then inked with distress colors. these are also slightly larger then the kraft sacks below. 

These kraft sacks were found at Impress. 

Vintage lace, Flair Designs sign pp, the stripe is Anna Griffin. have to check on the check pp. the Yellow is SU and this card is 5 1/2" square in real life. the buttons are craft ones with Chocolate hemp string through the holes. used that SU hand held punch along the stripe pp.


Variations on a Theme

Cut up a sheet of this old Flair designs pp. and so there is 2 of each pattern (6) on the sheet and turned 4 of them into tags & a card this afternoon along with a few more onesie gift tags too. the ribbon is unknown, the buttons are from Basic Grey, the clip is from Pebbles. the background stamp on the spool is linen from SU. 

unknown paper, the buttons are craft store ones. used a 1" circle punchie on the scrap of brown texture cs for the mat under that button.

This one is probably going to become gPa Max's b-day card because, he always said that to me my whole life. you are the apple of my eye... another basic grey button with an Hero Arts Sentiment on a
scratched background stamped spool. the lace is vintage. this ones about 5 1/2" x 4 1/2" in real life.

This one I sewed the edge of every edge both sides of the onesie. these are just craft store buttons with some creamy brown fluid chalk ink along the edges. lined the inside as the flip side of this pp. was pretty busy and very RED. 

a chocolate & blue girly combo gift tag onesie.
vintage lace with craft buttons.

 more flair designs pp. the sentiments from Paper trey ink, button botique set. the kraft tag was stamped with the sanded SU background in Memento ink.

This ones got an My Favorite Things sentiment on the tag. along with vintage ric rac & lace, the thread in the button is from May Arts.