Key Rings and Resolutions

We all make New Year’s Resolutions.  Over the years I have resolved to lose weight, get in shape, get organized, drink less soda….I won’t tell you what this year’s resolution was, except that I already fell off the wagon, and I am OK with that.

I also made a business resolution, and that was to blog every Monday through Friday.  Yep, fell off that wagon, too.  I have a good reason (excuse) though.  I’ve had my mom staying with me since before the New Year.  I don’t know about the rest of you, but I have to keep a routine, otherwise I am completely worthless.

I also have a few quirks that my handsome hubby has grown to tolerate love.  I can’t write with someone else in the room. It is hard enough to share office space with Hubs, but to have Mom sitting next to me, telling me the latest gossip about a Latin American “celebrity” (who?!) while I try to be smart and witty, just doesn’t work.

Somehow, I have found a way to make a few new items to share with you.   Here is my latest re-invention:

Key Rings for GUYS!

Of course, they aren’t just for guys, but I have had a few requests for something less floral/colorful/girlie, and here they are.

What do you think?  Manly enough for you? 🙂

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Tampa Trunk Show and an Announcement

Happy 2012, my beautiful friends!  I am so sorry that it has taken me a whole 6 days into the new year to wish you well!  Also, I am even more sorry that it has been almost an entire month since my last post!!

What a crazy holiday season it has been!! I spent the entire month of December making items for AquaSeventy6’s final trunk show of 2011, in Tampa, Florida.  After a 12 hour drive, and three days of last minute preparation, I am happy to announce that the show was a success!

It was such a pleasure to put this show together with my friend, Marcy, owner of K.a.i-y.a. Designs!

Here is the AquaSeventy6 table!
Checkbook Covers, Everything Pocuhes, Key Rings, and Headbands.
Button Pendant necklaces, Cuff Bracelets, He Loves Me Brooches and Hair Clips, Business Card/ID Holders, and more Headbands.
Ruffled Wreath, Felt Wine Bag and Clutches.
Fabric and Bead Necklaces and Scrappy Scarf Necklaces.

Here is the K.a.i-y.a. Designs table.  The Superhero tees and onesies were a BIG HIT!
Just look at these super cute headbands and reindeer tees!
I actually wanted this adorable Christmas skirt and top combo for myself!
Our hubbies took over as bartenders for the evening. 
Sangria Terreo was number one on the menu!
After a long, yet productive evening, Marcy and I
were finally able to pose for a photo!

I wish I would have photographed some of our guests, but by the time Marcy and I came up for air, the crowd had dwindled down, and our tables were sparse! We were very, very blessed.  Thanks to all of you who joined us that evening!!

Finally, I wanted to take a moment to announce some changes here at AquaSeventy6:

I started this blog in 2010 in conjunction with my very good friend, Autumn, who shares my passion for second-hand, refurbished, vintage and handmade items.  Together we featured our DIY projects, tutorials and our handmade items for sale.  As of January 2012, we decided that we each had so much to share that we would divide and conquer.  I will keep you updated on Autumn’s journey and link her new site as soon as its up and running.

Autumn, your contribution to our site will be greatly missed, but I can’t wait to see how you transform your skill and passion into another beautiful endeavor.  Love you tons!


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