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Good Grief Girdie
Oklahoma
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Interests: crafts, etc...
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I have returned from a two week vacation with Tom and I have so many photos to share.......for now these are just a few!!!!! Have a great holiday weekend and I will be back Monday with so many more............. Continue reading
Posted 7 hours ago at Good Grief Girdie's blog
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For a while I am taking a Blogging Break.......don't know how long but for now I am just going to be lazy! Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2017 at Good Grief Girdie's blog
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Congratulations to Suzy Smith for this May giveaway.......(please email me @ jpeter@cox.net) Once again I want to thank all of you who stop by this ole blog to leave comments and read all the little bits and pieces of what goes on around here and the Paper Crown! Without you all there would not be this blog........we all know that blogs are kind of fading fast in the social media world.......it's all instagram and FB and I don't do either.......and if my viewers get fewer and fewer I may not even be blogging so thanks for you loyal blog reading... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2017 at Good Grief Girdie's blog
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This is the last day for you to leave a comment to be in the May giveaway for this wooden doll.........leave me a comment here or the original post! You have until midnight tonight and the winner will be announced tomorrow morning! You still have time to sign up for the Swan class this saturday May 6 from 10:00-1:00 and don't forget about the Stitch night at the PC monday May 8 from 6:00-8:30/9:00.......... O Happy day............ Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2017 at Good Grief Girdie's blog
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The Paper Crown is starting a new evening get together this summer and it's all about STITCHING! The second monday of every month we will have a fun evening just sitting around stitching........ no formal class just fun talking and stitching.........if you have been a little scared to start the process there will be several of us to help get you started.....here is a few basic supplies you might bring with you.....scissors ( I like a small and large pair) needle, pens and any kind of scrap fabric, felt, ribbons, velvet and if you don't have any of these Cindy... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2017 at Good Grief Girdie's blog
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Many of you know that one of our Paper Crown favorite special teachers is the talented Lesa Daley.... and we are so excited she is returning to teach this darling Swan....if you all attended the Glitter Retreat a couple weeks ago you will remember these cute centerpieces we used for the table decorations......if you would love to make one Lesa is coming this Saturday May 6 to teach us all how to make these.......and we all LOVE Swans!! Call the store today before it's to late because you will be sorry if you missed out 405-848-2389 class is from 10:-1:00.... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2017 at Good Grief Girdie's blog
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It's Mother's Day month and I thought since I had an extra Doll I made for Glitter Retreat I wanted to give one away ..........Leave me a comment starting today until thursday May 4 and I will announce the winner on friday May 5. Let me know what your plans are for this year's Mother's Day......or anything you want! The sun is shining and it's going to be a great day.........eNjoY!!!!! Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2017 at Good Grief Girdie's blog
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I cut the only 3 blooms of my peonies before the storm hits this weekend........... Happy weekend and stay safe! Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2017 at Good Grief Girdie's blog
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I made a huge mistake........the stitch nights are going to be on the second MONDAY night of each month not tuesday like I mentioned in the last post.....sorry!!!!! Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2017 at Good Grief Girdie's blog
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Well I know I get a little carried away but when something just clicks you just go for it Thanks to our dear friend Stephanie Ackerman...... her idea sparked something for several of us and now we can't stop.......to me it is relaxing to just sit and stitch. I think that is why I have always loved making quilts and instead of machine stitching I always loved to hand stitch the quilt.....call me crazy! So I think that is why I love making these........and they are smaller to work on than a quilt. I still have several in these pictures... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2017 at Good Grief Girdie's blog
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Dinner fit for a Queen or should I say Queens............the tables were set with beautiful settings and centerpieces with fresh flowers........Queen Girdie photo with Banners and Crowns Each chair draped with sashes and adorned with multiple charmed ribbons....... I can't tell you or these pictures don't even come close to how beautiful the room looked with the lights off and the candles lit......what better way to end the first day and waiting to see what happens in this room on saturday........ the lighting isn't the best at the top of the stairs but we had two of these greeting the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2017 at Good Grief Girdie's blog
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Cindy pulled it off once again.............Glitter Retreat 2017 went off without a hitch ( except for the first morning I forgot to put the coffee in the pot).......Anyway it was the best Glitter Retreat yet!!!!! We had gals from several states including 5 from California, New Jersey, Georgia, Texas and the rest from Oklahoma! What a great group of gals to spend the weekend with to create, laugh, talk, eat ,create new friendships that will last forever and memories to take us far! So here are a few of the 400 photos I took while the weekend was going on........... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2017 at Good Grief Girdie's blog
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We are so excited for this coming weekend at the Paper Crown.......see you all thursday evening for the kick off! Safe travels to all who are coming from out of town...... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2017 at Good Grief Girdie's blog
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(Thank You Lesa Dailey for your sweet chick center piece for this years table centerpiece!) Wishing you all a Blessed and Holy weekend..... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2017 at Good Grief Girdie's blog
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hope you are having a great week................Happy Thursday! Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2017 at Good Grief Girdie's blog
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This is the sight over the weekend.........getting kits ready for Glitter Retreat and doing some more hand stitching in the evening......the obsession continues! this stitching thing is kinda like scrapbooking and doodling you just keep adding layers and layers.......I pick them up and add more stitches, buttons, and applique goodies....and I'm not finished......you will get tired of seeing this but I can't help it!!! And check out the new "Tula Pink" ribbons Cindy just got in.........so much fun! well that is it for this beautiful monday morning..............enjoy your day! Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2017 at Good Grief Girdie's blog
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The winner of the Easter tale memory book is Alice N........Congratulations Alice! I will have it for you when you arrive in OKC for Glitter Retreat! The second winner of the Bunny " A Joyous Easter" is Becky Paulson.....Congratulations Becky! I will take it up to the PC and you can pick it up next week at your convenience....... I just want to say thank you to all who left comments........it always means so much that you take out the time to even read my blog much less leave a comment so I thank each and everyone who stops by!... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2017 at Good Grief Girdie's blog
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It's never to late to think about those long hot summer days.......... some classes are in the works!!!!! and those red cross little pins will show up somewhere this summer......... Remember you still have until tomorrow before noon to leave your comment about the April Easter giveaway......2 winners this time! Have a great day! Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2017 at Good Grief Girdie's blog
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Since April is Easter month this year I thought instead of one giveaway I would giveaway 2 .........so here it is. The first one is the Easter Tales memory book and the other is this Easter Egg on a silver pedestal.........you will have until Friday April 7 to leave me a comment about how you will be spending your Easter Holiday this year! Have a great week............ Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2017 at Good Grief Girdie's blog
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This has nothing to do with the giveaway coming on monday ..........I just wanted to share this unbelievable pinterest find!!!!! Love it! Check back on monday..........I have two giveaways!!!!! Really and it's not an April Fools......... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2017 at Good Grief Girdie's blog
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Check it out.......this will be the 3rd project we will be creating this year......Jenn McGlon of Noodle and Lou will be teaching this and will be her first year to join us for Glitter Retreat ........we are so excited she accepted!!!!! Is this not the cutest ever....... You all will love her and her many many talents........ Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2017 at Good Grief Girdie's blog
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I was going for a red rose on the back side of the cover ........ just was playing around with getting several shades of dark reds and darker deep pinks to get a contrast of the velvet and felt together..........the more you play around with the two fabrics the more combinations of things you can do with it........sending each of you a red rose today!!!! Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2017 at Good Grief Girdie's blog
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Well here she is.....my Project for this years Glitter Retreat 2017! Hope you all are as excited as we are to our sold out retreat this year.....Cindy has always gone above and beyond to make this a really special weekend at the Paper Crown! You girls are in for another spectacular Retreat.......see you in a few weeks. This is Angie's project below......because of some health issues Jenn hasn't been able to work on her project but knowing how talented she is we know it will be awesome as usual....so as soon as we get a photo Cindy and I will... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2017 at Good Grief Girdie's blog
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With 3 sisters growing up our mom would make all our dresses........if it was checked one would get the pink check, the other blue check, and so on and so on.......whether it was check, polka dot, swiss dot we each had the same fabric but in a different color! So when I was cutting these out it reminded me of all those cute little dresses! I have added pockets and hearts to these......... Happy Spring wednesday everyone... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2017 at Good Grief Girdie's blog