Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Roads of inspiration

Thursday was my day to drive to Orange to fluff the space.
I do this about 2 or 3 times a week and I'm always pleasantly surprised to see that our goodies find their way to new homes.
I also take a few minutes to walk the store and check out the new merchandise and the wonderful displays...lots of talented dealers here!

Yesterday, I noticed that many spaces were already getting ready for Spring and Easter...soft colors, beautiful florals...couldn't wait to get home and work on some pieces of my own...

I like how the first two candles turned out...

I like being inspired...

The new season, I know, has much to offer.

I hope you are ready to receive it!

If you are in need of some Spring inspiration, spend an afternoon at
"Country Roads"
204 W. Chapman Old Towne Orange, Ca 92866

You'll love it!

You probably guessed...
graphics from HERE and some Photoshop fun make our projects possible.

Linked to:
Make it for Monday
The Graphics Fairy
The DIY Showoff



LuLu Kellogg said...

Beautiful! I love all the graphics!


Sue said...

Awesome graphics and thank you for the promotion for our store!
Take care, Sue

The Summer Kitchen Girls said...

those are so cute! yes...spring is beginning to overcome all of our thoughts!
enjoy your coffee - we'll "clink" our glasses with you - to loving creative people! Have a great weekend :)

One Cheap B*tch said...

What a great idea for those candles. My dollar store doesn't have these. I'm so bummed because I totally want to do this!

Marie Lost Bird Studio said...

what a great idea - I have two
of those candles hanging around just waiting to be altered.
Thanks for the inspiration.
Have a great weekend

Amy Kinser said...

Ya'll have the greatest ideas. I'm so happy that I can copy them. :)

Unknown said...

Those are so totally neat! You've really inspired me to try this. Thanks!!!

Uniquely Ella said...

Just beautiful, love them all.

Unknown said...

These are so inspirational and well done!

Free Art Printables said...

Those candles are adorable! They put me in such a springy mood!

Anonymous said...

Cool idea!

Karen The Graphics Fairy said...

Gorgeous!!! I'm blown away once again by your awesome creativity!! I love, love, love these candles. I also love the tray in the post below, and I love the lampshade at the bottom of the page, and also the the vase at the top of the page, and um... okay, yeah, I love everything you do!!! I'm convinced that you girls have magic crafting hands!
Thanks for linking up.

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

I love these! I love the burlap and ribbon you added too!

Kim @ Forget-Me-Never said...

These are so beautiful! Wish I lived in CA so I could visit the shop.

Diana Sh P said...

WoW!!! I love them. Absolutely wonderful pieces!


Heather said...

Those turned out so well, you must be thrilled! Thanks for sharing.

Victoria said...

I worked at St. Joseph's in Orange for 4 years and I can't believe I never checked all these shops out! I definitely need to.

Suzanne MacCrone Rogers • Italian Girl in Georgia™ said...

These are so cute! I want to make some. Love your "nostalgic" roses too Marcela.

Ciao bella,

Tammigirl said...

These are some of my favorite things you've done. They really speak to me.

Can I ask a question? Or two?

Did you use regular paper? Velum?

Did you just print and mod podge? And will the ink smear if I just print and mod podge?

If I lived in Ca. I'd run to your store. In Ohio, I'm going to have to make it my darn self.