Friday, February 13, 2009

Fabulous Finds Friday ~ February 13th

Megan at Little Bella Bean announced this week that she plans on starting a weekly Fabulous Finds post, and I thought I’d join her. (I thought about calling mine “Fantastic Finds Friday” instead, but “fabulous” is just so much more fun than “fantastic” so that’s what I’m going with!) I will be sharing fabulous projects that I find on various crafting forums and blogs, fabulous crafting supplies that I run across on my weekly trips to Joann’s and Michael’s or during my almost daily internet shopping (it’s a problem, I know), and anything else I discover that is fabulous!

So without further ado, here are my fabulous finds!

I have admired Mia of
Owlishly’s amigurumi creations for months, and would love to purchase and make her adorable butterfly girl if I ever have time to pick up a crochet hook again (this “running your own business” thing takes lots of time!). Isn’t Elizabeth the rabbit girl precious?

I love her cute fluffy tail and the little pink barrette in her hair. For those of you who are not familiar with Mia’s work, she started creating amigurumi costumes based on Halloween costumes she and her siblings wore as children. My favorites are her butterfly girl ~ I love the detail on the wings! ~ and her
strawberry girl (you all know how big a berry fan I am).

I found this
awesome declaration of love on Craftster, and what’s doubly special about it is that it was stitched by a boy! He’s a huge Star Wars fan, and he sold part of his collection to buy his fiancé a ring. If that’s not love, I don’t know what is!

Dear Boyfriend and I sampled a
Palermo Grilled Chicken Caesar pizza at Costco earlier this year and fell in love with it instantly. We’ve gone through several boxes of it (each box has three pizzas) since then, and were highly disappointed when it was out of stock on Monday. We decided to try their Margherita pizza instead and think we may have found a new favorite! It is amazing! It’s like bruschetta and pizza rolled into one! It cooks up in 12 minutes, so it’s a great dinner to pop in the oven after getting home from the gym. And it’s relatively healthy ~ only 720 calories for the whole pizza! We've already had it for dinner twice this week!

My last find of the week is a
tutorial for beautiful satin ribbon roses from Burda Style. I'm hoping to eventually incorporate these flowers (or something like them) into my garters and the ring pillows I am planning on offering in my Etsy shop in the near future. I think they are just gorgeous! Hopefully they will be easy to make!

Hoping you enjoy my fabulous finds,


jenjen said...

What a great idea - fabulous fridays! I love that little creature/doll - so whimsical and fun!

Thanks for coming by my blog so I could find yours. I am excited to get to know you!


Megan @ Little Bella Bean said...

I am so excited that you joined Fabulous Finds Friday! I want to get Mr. Linky going next week.

Oh man. I love those Costco Pizzas!! I haven't tried the other ones, and I am thinking I will have to now. YUM.

Those ribbon roses- so pretty! I guess my husbands Grandma used to be excellent at those (she passed away this year, and hadn't made any in a long time...). It would be very cool if you made some!

Have a Happy Valentines Day!!!