Monday, May 19, 2008

Monday, Monday

Thank you to everyone who sent positive weather vibes this past weekend. We had a beautiful outdoor commencement ceremony yesterday. Below is a photo of a small section of our university quadrangle. This gives you an idea of how many people are hoping and praying for good weather and this photo only shows a quarter of the chairs!



I did manage to sneak in a little me time this weekend. I made some more paper globes for a friend of mine. I have a few of them displayed on my mantle. I wasn't anticipating the enthusiastic response I get when friends and family first see them. They are so fun and easy to make too. Special thanks to Heather Bailey for sharing the pattern. My 11 year-old cousin is especially fond of them, I think I am going to have a craft day with her soon and help her make some of her very own.

I also managed to fit in an estate sale on Saturday. Was I ever happy I did! I scored a huge box full of rolls and rolls of vintage wallpaper. I have to sort through and photograph - there are some super cute and fun patterns I'm looking forward to sharing with you.

Off to start the week. Hope you have a fabulous day.




13 comments:

Natasha Burns said...

Holy smokes that is a lot of chairs!!! So glad the weather shone down on you kindly!
The paper globes are so cute Karla, and I can't wait to see your score of wallpapers! xo

Sandy said...

We're having some fabulous weather down here - 90's all week - eeks!
The paper globes are fabulous and I've been looking for some ideas for my kids classes coming up and this is perfect!THANKS.
Have a wonderful week.
Blessings,
Sandy

Bejeweled said...

So glad you had good weather!

Whoa! That is a ton of chairs!! And that is just a portion of them?? Goodness, what a large graduating class!

Those globes you make are super cute!

I love Natasha's cupcakes too :) They are just so charming and sweet!

Rosemary said...

It's a sea of chairs!!!
Glad the weather was good.
Love the globes.
Have a great week,
Rosemary

Liz (The Preppy Lizard) said...

I love those paper globes you make...they are too cute!
Glad you had great weather this past weekend!

Heidi (http://journals.aol.com/hwoodred/everyday-cookies/) said...

Yeah, like Natasha said, "Holy smokes that is a lot of chairs!!!" WHEW!!!! Glad you got some "me" time in, too. The paper globes are a cute!
*Heidi*

Cindy Is Crafty said...

Wow, it is great to be you! That is quite a mess of chairs!

Sandi @the WhistleStop Cafe said...

What a crowd!
It looks like it was a prefect day~

Lori said...

glad your weather held out!!!


cannot WAIT to see your wallpaper score!!! how exciting!!!

bluesky said...

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Check it out at http://www.aidtochildren.com

karlascottage.typepad.com said...

That is a striking photo, with all the white chairs!

Congrats on the wallpaper score!!!

Jeanie said...

I love the elegance of that photo -- those clean white chairs, so neatly lined up. That's lovely!

I really am terribly fond of those globes! They look so cheery and happy. You say they're simple? They don't look it!

Charmingdesigns said...

Your globes are adorable...need any more chairs...lol. Laurie

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