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Monday, November 30, 2015

Last Day, Cyber Monday Sale!



  

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Black Friday/Cyber Monday Starts NOW!!


Hey Friends! Black Friday/Cyber Monday starts NOW!!!

You get:
20% off of your ENTIRE order!
&
A FREE pair of crystal earrings!
&
Join the mailing list and we'll send you a coupon for free shipping 
that you can combine with the above deals!

20% off will automatically be applied in your cart at checkout. 
The earrings will be automatically placed in your order when we ship.

Our Christmas deadline is Dec. 11, 2015!

Monday, November 9, 2015

Firmoo Eyeglasses Review

Hi guys! I was pretty stoked when Firmoo contacted me about doing an eyeglass review for them. You see, just a few weeks before, at my eye exam I was told that I needed glasses. Boo! (It happens to the best of us a some point I guess.)


At Firmoo I was able to select my glasses online.


Upload my new eyeglass prescription.


Submit my order and then sit back, relax and wait for my new glasses to be shipped right to me! It doesn't get any easier than that! I selected these and I LOVE how they fit and look!

I had a very pleasant shopping experience with Firmoo. I did not run into any problems or issues at all! I placed my order and 4 days later they were shipped out custom lenses and all! Actual shipping time did take about 2 weeks however.

Included was the following:
Glasses
Case with a really cool map design that I absolutely LOVE!
Cleaning Cloth
Fabric glass holder/pocket.
Tiny Screwdriver and Spare Screws


You can visit Firmoo at www.firmoo.com and get your own pair too and at very affordable prices! 

Also check out their Daily New page where frames are updated everyday. 

And their 15% off page where new customers get a coupon code on frames sitewide.

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Kitchen Table Before and After

Hi all! I am so excited to share my beautiful and new to me kitchen table! When I spotted this table at the thrift store she wasn't too pretty but I knew she had it in her to be a thing of beauty. She had good bones, her flaws were cosmetic not structural. She stood tall and she stood proud and for only 12 bucks it was worth a try! Yep that's right $12! And it was just the perfect size for my kitchen booth! What more could a girl ask for?


You know how it is when you've been on the hunt and FINALLY, it arrives? Yeah that was me with this table. I was all over it like white on rice!  I wanted that straight edge top, not those decorative, beveled edges and boy it was hard to find. I also did NOT want the claw feet but I settled.

Here's how she looked at first glance.

The first thing I did was get out my handy dandy palm sander and I went to work. I sanded every part I could get to with my sander. Then by hand in the little nooks and crannies. Once I got off  the funky painted mess on top I could see some really cool wood grain going on. Sad thing was it was a veneer so I had to tread lightly.

Top before sanding with some kind of funky paint job going on.

Top after sanding. LOOK at that lovely wood grain!

For the top I sanded with 2 grits of sandpaper. I then stained the top. I wanted it dark however (I think due to the veneer) it would only take one coat of wood stain. After staining I put on 3 coats of polyurethane. This is our everyday meal/homework table so I wanted a good seal on it.


For the base I sanded with 2 grits of sandpaper. My husband then did the primer and the painting for me. Lucky girl huh? After the paint dried I sanded again with my palm sander to knock off some paint and give it that worn, shabby country feel. To antique I then went over the entire panted area with wood stain and wiped off the excess. Let it dry and it was good to go!

I absolutely LOVE how it came out and I LOVE how it looks in my kitchen! Every time I walk by it catches my attention and I can't take my eyes off of it! It is not perfect in any way but the "flaws" and imperfections are what I love the most!


So when you see that beat up looking piece that catches your eye give it a chance. You never know if you never try! You just may end up loving it!

Sunday, July 5, 2015

New Compass Wax Seal Pendant + Coupon

I am happy to introduce my brand new Compass Wax Seal Pendant! Perfect for the traveler, the wanderer, the adventurer, the sea, a day at the beach or just about any day! 
http://www.capscreations.com/item_999119/Compass-Wax-Seal-Pendant.htm
It is made of fine silver (more silver than sterling). It has a single freshwater pearl and it all hangs on a sterling silver ball chain. This beautiful pendant is also reversible so it's like 2 for 1!
http://www.capscreations.com/item_999119/Compass-Wax-Seal-Pendant.htm
 You can snag yours for 20% off through Monday only! 
Use Code: newcompass

But don't wait too long, we only have 15 necklaces available with this discount.

http://www.capscreations.com/item_999119/Compass-Wax-Seal-Pendant.htm

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Friday, July 3, 2015

Happy 4th of July

 
Happy 4th of July friends! To celebrate we are offering
20% off your entire order. Valid through July 6th only.
Use the code: USA.

Monday, June 1, 2015

Thrift Store Desk Before & After

I found this adorable little desk at the thrift store one day. It just so happened to be sale day so I picked it up for under $12! Yay me!!! I had been looking for a desk for quite some time so I knew it was a steal. It was a bit rough but with good structure.


I stained with Minwax, Red Mahogany and painted the drawers with Valspar Cathedral Stone. The knobs came with it except for one. The gunk and gold tone came right off the knobs with a green scrubbie pad! They now have a brushed silver tone.  Does it look horribly bad with that one middle one different? This desk is for my kiddo and I don't think he cares.


So what cha think?

  Are you working on any projects for the summer?

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Celebrate Your Graduate

graduation jewelry
 
Did you know that Cap Creations offers many great gifts for your special Grad! Many of our items are hand stamped or engraved making them personal just for you. With our exceptional quality each piece is heirloom quality and made to last a lifetime.
 
Here are just a few ideas!  
 
  
  
 

Have you signed up for our NEWSLETTER? Our newsletter is a great way to get exclusive discounts and learn about new products. Our next newsletter goes out tomorrow!
 
Just click the link below to sign up now!

Monday, May 4, 2015

Free Printable Mother Teresa Quote {Multiple Colors}

Hello! As I was making a gift for my Mom for Mother's Day I thought "why not make a smaller version to share on my blog".  Hey yeah that's a great idea right?

So today I have this fantastic quote by Mother Teresa in a 5x7 print. It is available in several colors, you get them all in one zipped file! Print at home or print at a photo lab. 

What color is your favorite?
 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B28hhhNsRuXGeVZNd0RxVlRtd2M/view?usp=sharing
 






 
 

Thursday, April 16, 2015

I've lost my blogging mojo and...

...I'm trying to get it back!
Ah it happens they say.
You just need a break they say.
You'll be back at it in no time they say.
Who is "they" by the way and why do "they" always have something to say? Ha ha!

But seriously, I've taken an extended break from blogging and quite frankly I can't seem to get back into the grove. What is going on and how do I get that blogging steam back?

Where do you find inspiration?
What's new in blogging?
Do we still do link parties?
Do we still live for the comments?
Do we still like free printables?
How about tutorials?
Do we still sit back, relax and read our favorite blogs?

So get me up to date, inspire me, and I'd love to know if some of my "old" readers have stuck around.
Lets Blog!!!

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Skull Earrings + Stamped Stud Earrings Sale {New in the Shop}

I have two NEW sets of earrings to share! They are now available in the shop and on sale for a limited time only!

Skull Earrings - Hand sculpted and fired into fine silver. They feature sterling silver posts and backs. They are fun and edgy! I can not wait to wear them to Disneyland! Pirate ride, hey!!!
Skull Earrings
 
Stamped Studs - These lovelies are fired, hammered, stamped, soldered and oxidized all by hand and right here in the shop. Each piece is unique and very organic! They can be stamped with any available design, letters or numbers to make them personal.
Stamped Stud Earrings

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Beaded Earrings and Tags

The cool thing about being crafty is that people sometimes give you crafting supplies as gifts. I was recently given some beads and findings so I decided to make a few pairs of earrings for some friends.

My son helped me stamp some cute tags to hang the earrings on. I love the tags because they can be used as a book mark or tie it to a gift and it's a great gift tag!
 
I was able to create several styles of earrings from just one box of beads and still have tons more. I see another project!
 



 Interested in a tutorial on how to make the earrings or the tags? Let me know in the comments I'd LOVE to hear from you!

Monday, March 2, 2015

New in the Shop! • Enameled Lucky Penny

We have a new item to share. It's our Enameled Lucky Penny.
How great are these for St. Patrick's Day?
This lucky penny is cupped, torch enameled and oh so darling.
It's on sale NOW for a limited time only! So come by the shop and pick one up (or two).

We plan on adding more colors too so let us know in the comments what colors you'd like to see. Please!
Enameled Lucky Penny

Giveaway Winner

We have selected a winner for our giveaway!
The lucky winner gets $50 to spend in our shop!
 
She can get our Name It charm
Name It Hand Stamped Necklace
 
Engraved Square Ring (Sterling Silver)
 
of course our new Wax Seal Pendant
{Which by the way is still on sale for a limited time only. Go get it now!}
Wax Seal Pendant
 
Or anything else she pleases.
 
Our lucky winner is ...
Comment #9, Cheryl Harris!
You have 72 hours to contact us Cheryl to claim your prize.
 
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