Saturday, December 26, 2009

faire houre.

time is running out for this decade!.. & while browsing some crafty blogs, i came across these incredible handcrafted clocks from faire houre.

this collection is just wonderful.. and affordable.

happy new year all!
xoxo, kellygeorgette.

Monday, December 21, 2009

that christmas feelin.

sending warm nostalgic wishes to you and yours this week.
xoxo, kg.

Friday, December 18, 2009

a few new.

just added a few new plaques/key hooks to the etsy shop.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

i can't explain how much i adore this downloadable cookbook template from domestifluff.

i just love it when talented artists give away their wonderful designs for free :)

and another.

..etsy update!

a special thanks to my lovely friend hadley for modeling the newest additions to my little shop.

Monday, December 14, 2009

diy wreath ideas.

the craft blogs are all a buzz this time of year with crafty gift ideas and non-traditional decorations.

here are a few of my favorite DIY wreath ideas for a festive holiday.

button wreath from craftapalooza

super simple coffee cozy wreath from magpie and cake

ruffly felt wreath from domestifluff

rope wreath from p.s. i made this

scrap wood wreath from rockscissorpaper

vintage style square wreath from cathy fillian

wool scrap wreath from swallowfield

happy holidays!

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

a recipe for you: spiced apple hot toddy.

this recipe is from the most recent issue of readymade & it looks amazing.
like december in a mug.
1 baked apple
1.5 oz brandy
2 tsp. sugar
3 oz. boiling water

1. to make the baked apple, peel, quarter, and core an apple. dust apple quarters lightly with ground cinnamon and allspice. wrap each quarter separately in foil and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

2. combine brandy, apple, and sugar in a hot mug. muddle apple (or mash it with a spoon), add boiling water, and stir until pulp dissolves. lightly grate nutmeg on top.

ain't yo mama's tree.

i love ornaments.. but my apartment is too small and i'm too broke for a traditional christmas tree.

so, here are some creative and festive alternatives to the typical tree..

..for more untraditional, cheap decorative solutions visit apartment therapy.. & decor it yourself.

..and merry christmas! kg.

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

etsy update.

just added some new items to my little shop!

xoxo, kg.

a recipe for you: no bake chocolate oatmeal cookies.

here is an easy no-bake recipe for amazingly tasty cookies, perfect for holiday get-togethers and last minute gifts.

2 cups sugar
1/2 cup milk
1 stick butter
4 tbsp cocoa
1/2 cup peanut butter
2 1/2 cup oats
1 1/2 tsp vanilla

1. measure out all ingredients first.

2. mix the first 4 ingredients and boil for exactly 3 minutes.

3. remove mixture from heat. add peanut butter, oats and vanilla.

4. drop dollops of the mixture onto wax paper and let cool.

5. fill festive bags, tins, jars and share with loved ones.

handmade success.

dispite the steady 30 degree weather, my first craft fair was a big success!

a special thanks to my buds amy and hadley for braving the cold and helping with my booth..
..and thanks to my friends and family for coming out and supporting handmade. you guys are great.

i leave you with some pictures.

stay warm, kg.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

rabbit rabbit.

can you believe its almost 2010? that just sounds so futuristic to me.

i have been a busy bee throughout november preparing for this..
my first ever craft fair! if you find yourself near downtown nashville this saturday, COME.
there will be free wine from 6-9 during the art crawl.

here is the downloadable lisa rupp calendar for december. enjoy!

Thursday, November 26, 2009

happy thanksgiving!

be grateful & enjoy these vintage macy's parade photographs...
xoxo, kg.

Saturday, November 21, 2009

a recipe for you: easy sweet potato casserole.

it's almost here! the day of good eats.
and so, here is a super easy recipe for my ma's sweet potato casserole..

ingredients for casserole:
3 cups mashed sweet potatoes (6 or 7 whole)
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup melted butter
2 eggs, beaten
1 tsp vanilla

ingredients for topping:
3/4 stick butter
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/2 brown sugar
3/4 cup crushed cornflakes

1. combine all the casserole ingredients and mix well.

2. pour the mixture into a square baking dish and bake at 325 for 25 minutes.

3. for the topping, melt butter and brown sugar together and pour on top of the freshly baked potatoes, sprinkle nuts and cornflakes on top and bake another 10 minutes.

and check out etsy for amazing vintage cookware to use this holiday season.. these..
mixing bowls from rachiesplace

nesting casserole dishes from auracaunadesign

happy thanksgiving!

Friday, November 6, 2009

etsy faves: battling the winter.

the cold weather is upon us here in TN.

instead of fearing the winter weepies & the ashy elbows, embrace this lovely time of year with these wonderful handmade items. all available on etsy.

the soopa scarf, yokoo

forest fairy winter coat, seaoftales

charming lap quilt, quiltville

the charcoal scarfette, kellygeorgette

rustic tea light holders, madeinthehudsonvalley

mustard mittens, shadeofshadow

adorable peacock teapot, ninainvorm

tea with a purpose, thelooseleaf

olive felt coffee cozy, meganauman

red hot spats, twoknit

pumpkin bubble beret, softspoken

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