Monday, December 06, 2010

flora pillow number 2...

i am alive!
and well!
i usually blog after the kids have gone to bed, but we have been out of town or have had company in our guest room/computer room  for the last few weeks.

but i am back...and you can bet your boots that i haven't been slacking around here one bit!


i fell in love with the "flora pillow" that i made a few weeks ago..

but then i envisioned making another one...but this time a solid flower and a printed background!


it is a gift for one of my really good friends and i think turned out pretty darn awesome!


i changed it up a bit as well by doing a geometric printed canvas on the back.

what a great gift idea!

to make the flower you can follow the:


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on another note...



for those of you who have been wondering...this is what it looks like to turn 30!
i can hardly believe that 30 years have gone by!
whahooo!

21 comments:

Kara said...

Love this pillow!!

And if I look as good as you when I turn 30, Ill be a happy girl! :) Happy Birthday!

Emily said...

i was hoping that pillow would be for me...darn it.;)

hope you have a super great birthday. i was trying to think of something cool to send you, but it never happened. wish i could take you out to lunch!! have a good one!

CarliAlice said...

Congrats on turning 30!

I'm going to put this on my to do list. Did you hand sew the pillow too?

kpmattingly said...

I hope I am smiling that much when I turn thirty....in just a few more days!!! (I'm stressed out about 30 for some reason!)

Tay Pam Smith said...

Tgirl ~ Happy Birthday! ~ It's sure fun to follow and see what your darling little family is up to. You look FAB after 30 years BTW! Take care. ~ Pgirl

Kelly Munns said...

now all of your "really good friends" are going to be waiting by their mailboxes to see if they're the ONE :(

and um, i can't believe you're already 30. you'll have to tell me all about it since i have like 10 more months to prepare :)

love you and miss you more!

Laurel @ Ducks in a Row said...

30 looks good on you! I love your pillow!

Rafahi Family said...

Wow, we are the same age?! I really thought that you were about 26 or 27. :-) Hope you had a very happy birthday!

pam said...

did you use your machine to make that pillow? I've been sewing on my machine now...a MIRACLE :). Love ya sexy mama!

RaeAnn said...

happy freakin bday girl. You rock 30 just like every other thing you do! Love you!!

Bessie said...

Happy Birthday girl!! I just love following your sweet little family on your blog and it's just crazy how times flies.... 30 years old i can't believe we are turning 30. Doesn't it feel so old? Hope the next 30 years are as good as the last :) love your pillow

Cherish Stockdale said...

2 things... that pillow is awesome
and you make 30 look good! :)

Andrews Family said...

You are so stinkin' cute! Happy Birthday girl!!!

marla grace said...

just found your blog today; i'm loving it!

Emily said...

hehe, I just turned 30 too in November. I do feel somewhat different that my 20's. More like a "woman" I suppose. Love the flower and the pillow. I think it would be a great gift!

jlthomas said...

Happy late birthday Tanya! You are a gorgeous 30!

danielle @ take heart said...

i'm in love with your blog.



in love.

R & A said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! You make 30 look pretty good. Not looking forward to it though! :)

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jozen said...

i just stumbled upon your blog and i am in love!!!! it's my new favorite blog :)

Ross said...

So beautiful, the design is splendid.
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