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I love navy, yellow and chevron

I have always loved yellow and navy but I just noticed two items in my home with the colors combined. So yeah, I guess I love them.  

I finally ordered a Dani Notes iPhone cover...guess what pattern and colors I chose?
Yellow and Navy in a chevron print!
By the way this is a great phone cover, very cute and durable.

Who remembers this crushed orange velvet friend with a case of cat scratch fever?
If you don't it's because I posted about it a little over a month ago.
Ha Ha and I also said I would be finished with them that week.

Well here we are a month later and I finally finished them one...guess what colors I chose?
Navy ticking stripe with a yellow chevron pillow.

It's not perfect but I am pleased with my first slipcover job.

And how cute is that pillow?

Katie and I found the pillow fabric at Hancock Fabrics for half price, so I bought a bolt yard.
Here is a closer look at the fabric before purchasing it at the store.

I also saw this cute fabric.
I would love to fashion an old school jumper or cape for someone, just kidding.


A Country Chic Couples Shower

Tonight we hosted a couples shower for our good friends Bryan and Courtney. Bryan and Courtney are so cute together, he is a very laid back country boy and she is a spunky classy city girl.

Thanks to Katie for taking the photos

Here are the details:
The lovely couple

Chalkboard sign, I originally bought this at Home Goods

This is the view as you walk through the door

I hung one pennant in the entry(see photo above) and one in the kitchen.
The pennants were made using fabric scraps from my craft room.

Each table had mason jars filled with coffee beans on the bottom. 
The jars were purchased from Kirkland's 

Existing chalkboard that lives on the dining room wall.

Food and Drink:
We put all drinks on the screened porch since the ice buckets usually drip.

Mason Jar fans for those who wanted to brave the heat on the porch
Aggie cups for the Bride. I took this chalkboard from my craft room.

Ice water with T labels for the couples last name.

We had hamburgers, chips, and baked beans for dinner.
I found the burger baskets on sale at Walmart for .30 each.
I also found this Mr. and Mrs. tissue at Walmart for $1(it was used to line the baskets)

These small bags contained plasticware, the Pop Shop crate is from my living room.
I printed the bag graphic on my home printer.

I couldn't find napkins that I really liked so I ended up making napkin rings from oil cloth scraps.
The napkins are paper khaki shop towels that I found at Lowe's.

Instead of fries we had Miss Vickie's chips from Sam's.

 Mason Jars held a serving of baked beans
 I really liked the gingham lids, these are from Walmart as well.
The serving line.
 For dessert we had s'mores cupcakes (thanks for making the icing Katie)

Courtney's Family, her Dad was MIA

Friends from School

The Guys

 I made this gifts sign out of fabric scraps and heat transfer vinyl
 Our host gift to the couple
The goodies

We played a "how well do you know your bride?" trivia game.
Bryan was given 14 questions to answer about Courtney.
If he got the question wrong he had to chew a piece of gum.
This was his "wad" after the game was over, 5 pieces of gum.

Congratulations Love Birds!!!!


Road Trip

My friend Dub (Emily) and I took a road trip last weekend to visit our friend Michelle in Tyler.  Do any of you have friends that you are really close to but hardly get to see? And when you see them it's like time hasn't passed by, you just pick up where you left off?

Well, that describes these girls!
(Michelle/Miz and Emily/Dub)

Dub picked me up on Friday afternoon, we grabbed some snacks and began the short trek to Tyler.

We made it to Tyler in about 2 1/2 hours and headed for the hospital to see...
Dr. Ward

We also saw this little treat in the parking lot....come on people really?

Friday night we went to a Birthday party for one of Michelle's friends. We found out it was a surprise costume party.
Sorry for the quality, I took it with my phone

Oh, I forgot to mention, as we were driving up, Michelle drove over what she thought was a piece of cardboard.  It turned out to be part of an electrical box...HA HA it was great!

After the party we attempted to go see "Horrible Bosses". I say attempt because we walked out, I give it two thumbs down for how dirty it was.

Instead we went to Andy's for ice cream. It was delicious and I bought my friend an Andy's shirt, since she is engaged to an Andy.

Saturday we slept in very late and caught up on old Bravo shows. We grabbed a tasty lunch at Bruno's then went to an Antique Store.

This is the one picture we got together, it is obviously a timed picture sitting on top of Michelle's car trunk (doesn't everyone do that?)

Michelle ended up buying this chair which I guaranteed her would fit into her Volvo.

 Here we go...attempt #1
 Attempt #2
 Attempt #3
 Ummmm NO, it will not fit
 Attempt #4: Tie it down
With a scarf no less
Michelle is handing me the scarf through the backseat so I can tie it around the headrest...classy.
Luckily Michelle happened to have a bright orange poncho which we used as a safety flag to tie on the back.

So we took it back to her apartment only to find out we left the cushion sitting in the parking lot.

(we did drive back and get the cushion)

Saturday night we kept it low key with a movie and fondu

Love You Girls!!