Gifts Haul 2

 ^^ these were technically a gift to myself. HA ^^

along with all of these gifts and the last post of gifts, I also received 2 dark wash pairs of skinny jeans, 2 pairs of skinny flare jeans in maroon and greenish as well as a cactus, a jewelry stand in the shape of a dress form, an iPhone case, an iPhone car stand accessory, a future gift for shoe repair at a cobbler of my choice and $100 dollars cash. 

seriously amazed by all these gifts and the thoughtfulness of all my friends and family!

My gifts

I received such a huge haul of presents this year. 
Im so grateful for all the gracious people in my life that gave me everything!
 My grandparents got me a dressform!!!!!!
 CUTE stuff from my secret santa at work!

 Shoes, kitten watch and pants from my mama
Kayak lessons from a family friend for me and my boyfriend!

and much more that I will post soon.

Christmas DIY wood earrings

My grandpa helped me make these unique earrings for everyone for Christmas this year. im very proud of how they came out considering all the hard work we put into them! 
Cutting and sanding and painting and stealwool and glossing and hardware and packaging! 
everyone loved them tho!!!!

Christmas gift paintings

I made these iPhone inserts for a friend to slip into the back of her clear iPhone case as unique covers. the middle one is my illustration and the other two are copies of illustrations by a Portland artist named, Brenda Dunn, that my friend happens to love!
 I did this painting for my mom of my favorite photo of us!

And, I painted some portraits of my grandmother that passed away for my dad and brother. here they are as i size them for self made frames! 

Holiday Survival Kit

all items found at Dollar Tree
Spray painted "Survival Kit" text

Jewelry box DIY

Just hot glue the fabric in and this old Goodwill box looks bran new with a home made touch! 
My mom loved it!

Christmas present Jewelry box DIY

 Found this box for a dollar at goodwill
 detached the lid and Pulled the "Ladies Lounge" thing off

 Cut a peice of fabric to fit the lid plus 2xheight of edge of lid on all sides

 Iron down sides

 Cut out Corners
 Fabric glue it down

When all done, reattached the lid and if you want, like i did, spray paint your friends name on her new Jewelry box! 
ps. fabric was $1 for 3 yards at Scrap in Portland
NEXT post will be some fun to do on this inside. :)


Shane needed a rough man Santa costume for his latest video so we went to goodwill, got some random stuff and I put this together. HO HO HO


Ms.Wood invited Kacie^^ and I to help with the show at the Mac. 
went soo well. she sold so much and her designs looked so amazing
For helping out, she gave us some of her earrings. :)

later that night the Art Directors at school were shooting the photos for the posters for the Spring fashion show. Kacie and I tagged along to help style the shoot. 
(she's wearing my earrings!!)