Manic Monday 2/4/13

Is is really Monday again already?  I think I’ll need that CHEER LEADER today!! I have so many things in the fire – both personally and professionally!!  My life seems to take on it’s own personality that is pulling me along for the ride.  NOW, please do NOT misunderstand, I am so very excited about this ride….just a bit overwhelmed!!  So, let’s see if I can get ALL my news from the weekend out today…..maybe!!!
First, for any of you that have watched me for a while know that I am a huge fan of Lori Anderson and here Bead Soup Blog Party.  Well, that partners have been announced!!! I am so very excited to be a part of this Bead Soup Blog Party!!  My partner is: Shiraz Biggie from Secret Song Designs.  I have yet to ‘meet’ her, but I am very excited!!!
You can follow along in this adventure as it happens!!!
Next, there is all the wonderful things that I have going on around Lisa Wingate’s newest book, Firefly Island.  If you didn’t see it yet, you can read the first 3 chapters of the book….. (click on the book to go to the post where you can then read the first 3 chapters).
And then there is the give-a-way…. you can enter to win your very own NEW copy of this newly released book…. (click on the photo to go to the link and enter to win – there are DAILY entries too).
Yes, there is more!!!  I also have been invited to join in a great Valentines day hop give-a-way…. The Purple Valentine Blog Hop Giveaway
So, what am I going to give-a-way for this hop???  Well, it has to be purple, it has to be beautiful and, it must be something from my studio…. how about this necklace set??
Yep, that will work, what do you think?? So, come back and enter to win, this one will be a QUICK entry and there will be many others to enter right along with mine!!
Now, my current project is just about done, but I can’t show off the FINISHED look yet.  It will be off to it’s new owner, so I have to wait until they reveal it first!!  But, here it is ALMOST done…what do you think???
And of course, if I am done, it is time to start something else, right???  Well, here is what I am putting out now…..
Today’s featured artist is: CabinHollow.   For over 20 years this great artist has been creating with metal.  From wall art to yard art is it very easy to see that each piece is created by hand and with the care of an artist.  There are so many great items in this studio, it was hard to choose, but for some reason, this one caught my eye.  Please go check out this amazing studio and look at all the great creations.  Remember, always support handmade artists if you can, they create because they love to!!
Cowboy and Horse Welcome
Today I want to leave you with this thought;
Remember that just the moment you say; “I give up,” someone else is seeing the same situation is saying, “My, what a great opportunity.”

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2 Responses

  1. Kayla @ TheEclecticElement

    I’m eagerly awaiting the announcement of my partner in Lori’s 7th BSBP! I’m so excited to be apart of this party. Now I just need to work on putting together my soup for my partner!

    It certainly seems like you’ve been quite the busy lady this week/weekend! I definitely agree with you, so much to do and it’s both exciting and definitely overwhelming a bit.

    Have a wonderful week my friend 🙂

    • Krafty Max

      I am so excited about all the things that are happening right now in my life…. I feel like I am just ‘along for the ride’!! THANK YOU @Kayla for always supporting me!! ~KM