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Sunday, August 30, 2009

What A Funny Kid...

I was digging through pictures tonight with my Dad for my Mom's 50th b-day and we found some amazing shots.
I can't wait to share them!
This one is off topic, but still spectacular.

Apperantly even at a very young age, I loved Moustaches.

Good for me!

High Five for being awesome...and ever so modest!

XO. Ms Moustache

Finished Wedding Cake Topper!!

So did you know that you can't hot glue cured polymer clay to itself?
Hey me neither!

I sat there with 8 unattached tree branches, a ton of leaves and a trunk for the tree and didn't know where to start.
With the weight of the branches even super glue wouldn't hold them. Eventually I just glued, squished, painted and ribboned them together until it stayed.
Thank goodness it turned out ok.

However I couldn't be happier with the outcome!!
I hope they love it.

XO. Kyla

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Everybody Likes Cake!

Morning All!
I just wanted to do a really quick post and show you a very
unfinished piece for my friends wedding.
It's the Cake Topper!!

I placed the pieces down when I took them out of the oven just now.
They still need to be sanded, painted, and bedazzled!

The tree has about 15 other branches, and leaves.
There will be a veil and some DC shoe laces to come :)



XO. Kyla

Monday, August 24, 2009

A Little Bit of Pirate Booty!

It was my friends bridal shower on Sunday.
I couldn't wait to give her my gift.
Let me first say that we both have a big thing for Pirates!
I found pieces of this chest all over the thrift store. Found a top, tried to find a bottom...there was emblem over there. It took me like 45 minutes and I found all of the pieces I needed.
Some before shots

I ripped out all of the old red crushed velvet, that was really gross in person. Then gave it a good scrub. Reupholstered the inside with some vintage napkins, and stuck some polyfil on the bottom to make it extra squishy. Finished with some ribbon edges and button corners.

The chest full of goodies!!

A little love note on the bottom <3
I hope you all like it! I want one of my own now. *sigh*
I can't wait to show you the cake topper, and guest book!
OH and the stagette vail, it's pirate style. *swoon*
Cant wait!
Happy Monday.
XO. Kyla.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

They're Heeeerrreeee

8 New bags have been added to my ETSY shop!!

I've been so busy with work, and my friends wedding that I haven't been adding as much as I would like too.

Lots more to come!!
Vintage Games, Paper Packs, Childrens Goodies,
Some unconventioal re invented Vintage Items, Plushies, and new Paintings!
Ps. I love the Poltergeist Movies!!
XO. Kyla

Two New Bags!

HELLO JELLO + Gizmo's and Gadgets.
I forgot to put them up before :)




XO. Kyla

Thursday Morning Giggle

So I was just cleaning out my old emails at work here and came across one that made me giggle.
I took a few of my favorite ones to post in here.

Hope they put a smile on your face!


Kids are the cutest!!

XO. Kyla

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Welcome!!

Now that I'm done with all of my daily blabber I thought I would give a big HELLO to everyone visiting from the lovely Leigh Ann's blog for her page sponsored give aways.

There are some amazing individuals that are doing some equally amazing give aways and I'm really glad to be part of this super fun idea, and I wish I could win myself :)

Thank you LA for organizing all of this for us!
Good luck to everyone, and happy searching.
I hope our blogs and shops inspire you.

I look forward to chatting with the winner and making
them their very own custom Tic Tac Sew set! Super Excited!

Also just as a fun icebreaker for everyone.....
If you could make up your own fun Crayon name what would it be?

Mine!?

Canary Berry!
Sounds Delicious.

Feel free to leave a comment with your fun crayon name.

XO. Kyla

I Can't Stop Laughing...

So I finished a new messenger bag tonight for my big ETSY update.

You know how a picture sometimes sparks an old memory?
I was going for a pair of those glasses that has the nose, moustache and eyebrows attached. However it looks a bit more like one of those guys you would see on a police motorcycle; and it immediately reminded me of the movie Super Troopers. Meow ;)

Uuuh.....Ma'am do you know how fast you were going back there??
haha still funny.

Then I just ended up getting distracted by the Magnifying Glass.

I'm like 5 years old :)

I found some cute vintage goodies today that will be going up on Etsy as well. One of the items that I found I'm going to be doing something unconventional with, I just have to figure out how! Wish me luck.

XO. Kyla

Happy Surprise!

So I just popped onto my lunch break and got
my usual emails from ETSY, and peaked around my fave sites.

My altered Bubble Gum Machine is featured online at
UPPERCASE - Journal

Excited :)
I can't belive this magazine comes from Calgary.
It is absolutely beautiful and so full of great artists and ideas!
Thank you Janine!!



There is a new Storque article all about traveling.
Mike picked some of the places he would like to visit;
Calgary AB Canada made it on his list.....

AND my little Miss Jelly Toast was featured!

There are some lovely pieces in this article - Check it out!

Etsy Finds: Been Around the World

** Buh Bye litte Miss Jelly - You are off to a new home.
Thanks for your article on Storque Mike**
XO. Kyla

Insert Pillow Here!

I am super sleepy this morning.

Work is providing to be tough already... must keep eyes open. Ive been here for 2 hours and I would rather go outside and take pictures.
This girl needs a vacation!
This lovely lady will hopefully play my day away a little faster than usual!

A mega jackpot find!
I was thrifting and came across a beautiful Fuji Instax.
My little powder now has a Boyfriend!

I think I feel a give away coming along!
but we'll let them get aquainted first.
xxxx

**Also as a side note I'm finally all caught up on Big Brother, just in time for tonights new episode. Could Jordan and Jeff be any cuter!?
When they talked about spiders mating. lol
I could just eat them up :)

I hope everyones day is Peachy Keen!

XO. Kyla

Monday, August 17, 2009

Woodland Woodgrain!

I finished another messenger bag this weekend, and took some cute pictures!
Woodland Woodgrain!
My New Favorite Ring.
Bling Bling
Mirror mirror on the wall, who's the fairest of them all.
My brass apple collections is growing

My old baby Nike shoes. So cute!
New picture of my camera plushie!! I love how squishy it looks. It's up on Etsy

XO. Kyla

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Happy Happy Joy Joy!!

Happy Sunday All!
I was finally able to load the majority of my pictures off of my camera I finished a ton of stuff this weekend and have a weeks worth of pictures to thumb through.

I found an amazing item at the thrift store!! I think only Leigh Ann will be excited. Honestly like a day after you found your Gumball machine my V Villiage had a giant stand up one, it's like over 4 feet tall I presume. It was old, scuffed, heavy and REALLY dirty.

However I gave it a healthy coat of beautiful Robins Egg Blue spray paint, and now it's holding my knitting! I rolled yarn balls for about an hour just to fill it up; and the locked change drawer is now holding my needles.

I'm in LOVE!


XO. Kyla

Friday, August 14, 2009

Chuck Taylors for Puppies!?

I sent Miss Elsie*Cake a package a week or 2 ago, and she finally got it in the mail. So now I can post one of my favorite goodies!!

There is an adorable picture of Suki wearing her new duds on flickr. One shoe has her name painted on with a lil' green jewel to boot. Now there can be a whole family of cute shoe pictures.

So CUTE!

Photo Credit: Elsie

Some other goodies in the package. Vintage Books, a Brooch and a card :)


Now my absolute FAVORITE Item!!!
Woodgrain Love Dinosaur!
These will be up in my store soon I have a bunch if different dino's to hopefully cover everyones favorite. :)

XO. Kyla