Pretty Little things

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I Like pretty little things.  I like making our meals pretty too.  Dinner is a big ordeal at our house.  It is family time.  No TV.   We discuss our days, our plans and life in general.  I work from home so I am able to cook dinner almost every night.  I like cooking.  I find it relaxing – like another creative endeavor.  Last night we had escargot, crab cakes, salad, glazed baby carrots and cheese grits.  Maxx was not a fan of the escargot.  Then what normal 5 year old would be?

The flower pots are embellished with Clearsnaps new Design Adhesives.  They are double sided sticky images that can be embossed, glittered and I am sure many other things.  I wanted to decorate the pots with more than crystals so I embossed them with Asparagus embossing powder.  Notice one has a ribbon and none of the others do?  Maxx has a little crush on a girl at school and he wanted me to make one for her.

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About nikimeiners

Friend, Wife, Mom and an all around crafty old soul. Artist, Writer, Creative Director and Style Maker. Lover of old, fond of the new. Craver of excitement, establisher of the calm. My website http://365daysofcrafts.com Bio- Growing up in a small mid-western town, Niki Meiners was surrounded by a modest, resourceful and very entrepreneurial family. Her simple upbringing spurred her "Can do" attitude and gave her the confidence to try any challenge placed before her. She knew there was more out there than just her small town and set off after high school to explore the world. It was through these travels that she discovered her love of art and her desire to make the world a prettier place. It was not until she suffered a paralyzing illness that she realized she wanted to reconsider her corporate career as a Chief Paper Pusher, and her thoughts immediately turned to her first passion, art. In 2003 she began an odyssey that would take her from product design to publication and everywhere in between. She is known for her distinctive, high quality creations that feature a diverse mix of styles and highly creative approach to even the smallest detail. Niki is an Idea Architect, easily outlining every project from concept to completion. Her creations are simultaneously beautiful and functional and her in depth knowledge of the industry allows her to produce projects with a specific understanding of both the consumers and the manufacturers. This knowledge has allowed her work to be featured in the industries leading craft and lifestyle publications and manufacturers’ websites. nikimeiners at gmail.com
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One Response to Pretty Little things

  1. i love these, Niki!! too cute!!!

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