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Mysteries, polka dots, California Rolls, TJ Maxx, cozy blankets, rainy days and getting the first spoonful of peanut butter out of the jar make me smile. Spiders, rude people, cold fingers and toes, baby leashes, people that don't wrap their packages before going to the Post Office, poison ivy and Math (pretty much all of it) make me want to scream. My perfect day would be spent with my wonderful husband and sweet girls- watching movies in our jammies! Of course, having the movie theater to ourselves would be great, too. Please pass the popcorn and M&M's.:) I am saved by the grace of God. He is my constant companion and hears my every prayer. What a blessing! I'd love to hear from you! Lori at toosillysisters@cox.net

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Sensational Susie!

You know that I have been busy making *posh* clothespins- and having a ball! (By the way, the winners of my giveaway were Jill and Fran! Congratulations, Sweets!)
I am now happily using them on my new Inspiration Board! Yes, my sweet, wonderful husband made it for me last weekend!

Remember this Sad little Susie? Well, her day had arrived and she was transformed into a Sensational Susie!:)

I plan on hanging these Circles of JOY around my inspiration board! They make me happy just looking at them! If I could do cartwheels, I would!:)

Oh, and in my studio I have started to display some of my favorite little treasures that my friends have sent me... The room is absolutely filled with love, joy and happiness!
This precious bird house is from my dear friend, Joy!

And look at this sweet TWEET from my wonderful friend, Val!

Another lovely PEEP from my west coast buddy, Jes!

I am loving this treasure from my friend, Jen!

Here is the inspiration board again! My clothespin is holding a tag from JES! LOVE it!

I painted Sensational Susie a robin's egg blue and my dear husband added burlap and chicken wire. She is so happy now- and so am I!!! (I believe the tag is from Amy! One of my favorites!)

Oh! look on the left! There is a picture of my English sister, Lindsay, and our precious cousin, Jessica!

I have only begun to fill her up! I cannot wait to hang bits and pieces of things that inspire me and give me joy!

Yesterday was a hot one! We spent a good part of the day at the library to escape the heat and then we headed to the park! The kids were such good sports to tolerate a photo shoot.:)

Hope you are all having a fabulous day!


Anonymous said...

What abeautiful Board indeed! I am so glad she is happy now!

Those birds/Birdhouse are adorable!!

It looked like a hot day.. But what cuties!!

Yarni Gras! said...

I love that wonderful board! It was fun to see all the little tweets you've received. Thanks for sharing!

Amy said...

The board is great! Love the chicken wire. I think I saw some out in our garage....Now, to find a lonesome frame!

Rambling Girl said...

Wonderful talent in blogland! Love your board!

The kids seem to enjoy it even though it must be a hot day.

Anonymous said...

oh my gosh!
what a sweet inspiration board! i am seeeeeeriously gonna have to make one....love it. :) and i am so tickled to have my little goodies in there, too!
i got your email...i'll be calling soon...i love you sweet friend!

Jen~ Lipstick and Laundry said...

Your inspiration board turned out AWESOME!!

Polka Dot Moon said...

Fabulous board! Love all the goodies you've attached with your fabulous pins :)


Sherri said...

I love your new and wonderful Board! What a great idea! I love all the tags too!

Lindsay-ann said...

Hi Lori
Your inspiration board looks wonderful. I love the blue color and what a great idea to use chicken wire. Jeff did a great job transforming Susie for you. It's such a great place to display all your lovely tags and treasures that are so precious. You are loved by so many of your friends Lori. Thanks for sharing the cute picture of Katie and her friends at the park. Jessica is always interested to see what her cousins are doing.

Connie said...

What a fantastic idea! Love all the inspirational things you have made and collected!

Cute pictures of the kiddos.

April said...

I love, love, love your board, Lori! I want one of those! You have definitely been surrounded by many wonderful and caring friends...you are blessed!

Jill said...

I LOOOOOVE her!!!! everything is looking great!!! :)
Thanks for your well wishes...I am feeling almost alive again! :)

Elise said...

Oh my...that board is beautiful!! Love all your bits and bobs!!

Darlene said...

I LOVE that board! It is going to be really precious filled with all your lovlies!!

M.L. @ The House of Whimsy said...

Hi Lori,
I've been MIA lately, but what magic you had to share over here!!! I LOVE what you did with your Sad little Susie. Great inspiration. And all the lovely clothespins, plus the treasured items from treasured friends. Lots of eye-candy over here today...inclucing the little cupcakes at the end! : )
Take care,

Tristan said...

good grief...your stuff is just so cute!!!

Ruth said...

I love your inspiration board. It came out wonderful. I have burlap and chicken wire. Now it's time to find a great frame.