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Emily Rooney
Mesa, Arizona
Mother of three who's getting creative.
Interests: Family, mountain biking, Dave Matthews Band, good music
Recent Activity
I just joined my sister's art journaling group. So since I haven't posted FOREVER, I thought this would be a good starting point. Everyday she gives a prompt, yesterday's prompt was: Take a picture of the area you most frequently create in. Do you like it? Do you wish it was different? I snapped this pic yesterday evening. This is mine & Gavin (hubs) studio. I LOVE this space, but I am always struggling to stay some what organized. (Note the huge pile of papers, upper left corner) My on-going goal is to get better organized....someday it will happen. I'm... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2014 at play & create.
I'm alive and well! Busy, busy, busy, BUT, committed to spend more time here, sharing how my life, family & business tick. Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2013 at play & create.
It's a new year! #1 resolution: Blog MORE! I LOVE my family & I feel so blessed every single day to be married to the LOVE of my LIFE & to be mother to my 3 beautiful girls. These 3 little girls are each so amazing and special in their own way. I feel honored to be their mother & to be able to watch them grow into strong beautiful young ladies. Bring it on 2013. I can't wait to experience all the amazing things this year has in store for US. photo credit: Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2013 at play & create.
I absolutely LOVE creating these signs. It's a constant balancing act, being a mom, having time to create, blog(as you can see I am clearly slacking) run kids around, do laundry...Some how, some day it will all come together... These are all available for order in my etsy shop Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2012 at play & create.
i love the word RAD. Just sayin...
Toggle Commented Jun 4, 2012 on get crafty. at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe
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You can now order directly from my BLOG! Just click HERE, or on the "SHOP" button above. Currently I am offering just these two items, but I'll be adding more soon... All of my pieces are handmade by ME, with much love & attention to detail. I do not generally keep inventory, only because I can't produce as quickly as they are ordered...therefore please expect your sign to ship 3-4 weeks from the time of your purchase. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to email: Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2012 at play & create.
Thanks for visiting my BLOG SHOP! Currently I am offering these two items. All of my pieces are handmade by ME, with much love & attention to detail. I do not generally keep inventory, only because I can't produce as quickly as they are ordered...therefore please expect your sign to... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2012 at emilyrooney catalog
p.s.- I really LOVE Monday's! Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2012 at play & create.
This is my, it's been a great day of rest, so happy to begin a new week, face. A post spring break, catching up on being all together and being at home kinda day. I have so much to be grateful for! It's so good to reflect, and look forward to good things coming our way. The studio was a major WRECK from me scrambling to get things taken care of before leaving town for a few days. Finally tonight, I was able to pick up, clean off, throw away. It really is amazing the feeling I get after getting... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2012 at play & create.
A few weeks ago, I was lucky to spend a few days in the mountains with the above super cool chicks. It was RADICAL. Tomorrow I head back to those same mountains with my 3 little girlies for some MORE snowy adventures. We're all VERY excited, fun times ahead! Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2012 at play & create.
This is my absolute favorite time of year here in ARIZONA. The days are getting longer, the weather is perfect for being outside, the desert is in bloom & I just feel happy. From Easter 2011 Happy spring! Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2012 at play & create.
Coyote Calling... Kennedy, Rivers & Scout idolize their daddy. Rightfully so. I couldn't ask for a better father to my children. Gavin is very passionate about hunting, he was raised hunting & it is just part of his nature to want to go out into the forest and shoot something. He is doing his part to conserve nature & wildlife. This may sound contradictory to some, but there is a definite need for animal population control. Varmint hunting is one of the ways to do this. Gavin & his dad "Papa" took the girls out & they had a successful... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2012 at play & create.
I have decided: MY blog doesn't need to be chronological, or methodical. I am a this and that kind of girl. So, for now, my blog will be very RANDOM. But, potentioally this will enable me to throw my inhibitions about blogging aside and I will feel free to DOCUMENT this little life of mine. That being said... After Christmas (which was awesome & will be blogged about at some point) We headed to my parents beach house in San Diego. So much fun was had & good memories made, they must be remembered. PROOF: beach bikes & such: Gavin... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2012 at play & create.
I LOVE it!! I think you should do this with the A.D. girls, they would love it! I'm totally gonna do it too.
Toggle Commented Jan 19, 2012 on A little bit of shine. at Liz Eaton Designs
11 amazing years: 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 I am so happy to know the past 11 years is just a drop in the bucket of our lives together, just the beginning of forever. I am so in love with you Babe! You are my best friend. Thank you for loving me when I'm a brat, & despite all my imperfections. I feel so blessed & SO grateful you are MINE! Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2012 at play & create.
To put it mildly, things around the ROONEY household have been, well let's just say, BUSY! We are all enjoying this busy life of ours. We're learning LOTS (from our mistakes) as we go. No matter how crazy things get around this time of year, it's always nice when the big day is well with in our sights, the last few gifts are being rounded up & all the preparation and planning is about to be rewarded. There is nothing like Christmas morning. Both as a kid & as a parent, it really is such an amazing day! To celebrate... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2011 at play & create.
YAY! Carmen won!! I couldn't believe it when Scout held up the little piece of paper with your name on it! I hope you enjoy this. THANK YOU, everyone who left comments! I LOVE giving stuff away, there's no feeling like it! Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2011 at play & create.
WIN THIS: This measures 20x20 & is a value of $78.00! Just leave a comment below with your name & email. Voila, you're entered to win this lovely, positive sentiment to have as a constant reminder that really, "EVERY LITTLE THING IS GONNA BE ALRIGHT." I will announce the winner HERE (on my blog) Friday morning. Thanks & Happy MONDAY! Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2011 at play & create.
just been trying to keep up. being a MOM & WIFE. running (what has turned into) a small business. GRATEFUL FOR: this amazing community that is the world wide web. i'm on the verge of having TWO HUNDRED sales on etsy! SEE: for this I say, THANK YOU! I WILL be trying to post more frequently & a GIVEAWAY is long overdue! (I will announce this by the weeks end.) happy TUESDAY! Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2011 at play & create.
What an amazing experience SPARK no.3 was. I was inspired by the beauty that was all around. I can not put into words the appreciation I felt for the countless hours that went into making it all possible. I was schooled by women who are just beyond my creative realm. (I can only hope to be close to their realm someday) I came home with a new outlook on the CREATIVE PROCESS, thanks to the amazing Mindy Gledhill. I learned SO many fun, new things I would not be able to dictate it ALL back. Many thanks go out to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2011 at play & create.
I am SO excited to be attending SPARK, (a 2 day Creative Event & Artisan Market)! The beginning of this week I will spend running around like a crazy lady, trying to finish up every last detail before packing up all my "GOODS" and heading up to beautiful Lindon, UTAH. I can't wait to be done with the crazy lady thing, & I know I speak, mostly, on behalf of my hubbs & kids. It is going to be an event YOU don't want to MISS OUT on! SO...if you live, or will be in the area, check out the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2011 at play & create.
I know this is LATE notice, but you seriously don't want to miss this!! Come to Emily Scanlan's "HOME SWEET HOME" to get some of her YUMMY baked goods. It's THIS MORNING FROM 10am-12pm. Liz Eaton is selling her jewelry, with LOTS of new pieces!! And I have been working on new pieces also. Be the first to check them out!! I am also SO excited to be offering 8x10 prints...shown below... So COME! Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2011 at play & create.
Scout really enjoyed making rock sculptures. Gavin, being the awesome dad he is, made sling shots for the girls the night before our church (ward) camping trip. as you can see, the girls had lots of fun with them (sarcasm) Gavin & Bro. in Law Dave, just had to test them out..., but really, they LOVED their sling shots. Even more than shooting them, they loved that their daddy took the time to make them with them. Love that my girls hero is their DADDY! I'm lucky to have such as amazing hubbs! LOVE that guy! Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2011 at play & create.