Saturday, March 20, 2010

Pretty Pink Crepe Paper Cake


A nice Big Roll of Vintage
Pink Crepe paper for
50 cents!


I had to work this morning so
there was no way I could go out
treasure Hunting.
But around 2:00 I stopped in my
Local little Charity Thrift Shop
And walked out with this Beautiful Roll
of Pink Crepe!


So I thought about just how could I jazz it
up to have an actual Post about a Roll of Crepe Paper!
So here it is
A Ballerina Crepe Paper Cake!


These two Chenille Easter Chickie Trees
are my daughters Creations.
You can find them in her Shop
They are just full of detail Darling
Whimsical Trees!


Well we did open Escrow on a Mobile Home today for the Grannies!
Whew! I really never thought that would happen, they were killing me.
And on a Mobile home commission is almost nothing.
Funny just what you have to do to make a
buck in this crazy economy.

And now that I have them (grannies) Happy
I can play in my Studio tonight,
I hope your enjoying the beginning of Spring!
It sure is a beautiful Day here today!
And now I'm off to visit some of your Blogs.

Hugs & Kisses,

22 comments:

Tracey@glitterbugstudios said...

Don't ya just love thrifting? It always amazes me what I can find. I just posted about making a gift for a friend out of thrifted items for less than $2. Thanks for sharing all you treasures!

GARAGE SALE GAL said...

Hi Diane,
Glad to hear you found a home for the Grannies!
I went to the first garage sale of the season on Wed! Slim pickins ~ just nice to see they are starting.
Sweet Easter treasures that your daughter made. You are the crepe paper Queen!
Warmly,
Deb :)

Miss Rhea said...

Yummy !! :)

Elyse said...

i have just adored little chenille chicks since i was little. they are so cute! love your crepe cake and ballerinas!

congrats to you and the grannies!

happy spring!
xo
elyse

Valarie said...

Diane....don't you just love it when you find something you weren't expecting?? It is the perfect shade of pink.
xxoo Valarie

Blessedmom's Simple Home said...

You come up with the best ideas. I always used this for my daughter's birthday parties, but I never thought to use it this way. It looks so pretty.
Blessings,
Marcia

Tracy Suzanne said...

Girl, you even make crepe paper look pretty without making something with it! I can see your daughter has your talent. The trees are so cute!

Have a fun Sunday. Hugs...Tracy :)

Cottage Cozy said...

I love your crepe paper cake...and Breezy's tree is adorable too! Congrats on the sale! Yipee...

Love & Kisses!

P.S. Sean is in California!

Lisa said...

Awesome! That is my favorite way to use things so you can use them again! Love all your pinks!
Hugs, Lisa

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

Oh, this creation just screams HAPPY!! And your daughter's creations...like mother, like daughter. So Sweet!!! : )
M.L.

~*~ saskia ~*~ said...

Those treasures are so so sweet! I just love pink, especially these days ... Glad your blogs crossed! Your blog is lovely, off to read some of your past posts ...

Have a great week and Enjoy Springtime! I have to wait just a little longer for the buds to burst out.... can hardly wait.... love love Spring flowers and blossoms! xo

Little Ted Canvas said...

Your cake is gorgeous, how very clever!

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clare's craftroom said...

I've just been here looking around , you have the most gorgeous stuff here .

Sandra Evertson said...

That is a score!
And love the Easter trees!
Sandra Evertson

Michela said...

Hello Diane! Thank you so much for your visit! I don't know where to start looking..too many loveliness on your blog! xxx

Laura said...

OK, I totally get the post on a roll of crepe paper. You love whbat you love, and it's exciting when those things come your way. I love your lil' ballerinas!

Tumbleweed Trails said...

I love the Crepe Paper Cake and your daughters trees. Love all that color.
Jody

Jojo said...

I just love the colors of Easter! Too precious!

Cottage Cozy said...

Hi Diane...I am having a "Blue Monday" Giveaway...come by and take a peek.

Have a terrific week!

Hugs & Kisses, Carrie

Gracefully Vintage said...

Ok, so you must love the holiday's?? I love all your Easter creations, i work at a little shop in Old Folsom (Sacramento Ca) I need to get on it,with the Easter items. You Have So Inspired Me..
Love it all
karryann

A Spoonful Of Sugar said...

Very clever! love all your easter projects.