Saturday, August 16, 2014

Meanings Behind Flowers


Our friends at The Salonniere recently shared the secret language of flowers, which got us thinking: Who wouldn't want to know the perfect bloom for every emotion and occasion?

I am sharing the link to this post I came across from Elle Decor!
Good thing to know especially when your entertaining at home!

Flowers are always a great addition to a Tablescape Theme for your Get-Togethers!


Awesome Savings for August here!

Back to my Original Prices on My Decor Curtains too!


For a short time, if you wanted to order one and the price was just out of your reach, I am giving you the chance to place a Made-To-Order now at my first pricing on these at $188.80! Shipping is additional cost of $40.00. Total to you then is, $228.80.
Every Two Week Payments are accepted through paypal only.
Order is put in line for production  when you have paid in full.

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I have put together a Digital Pattern on my most popular door decor curtain.  It is now for sale in my Etsy Store. It is only a PDF. You must download it to recieve it. I have added photos and some of my Tudoring How-To Tips.

Thanks for Visiting!
Cindy from Craftflaire.

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Awesome August

August is here with even more Monsoon Storms. Phoenix had one of those Dust Storms called, "Haboob"! 

A haboob (Arabicهَبوب‎ habūb "blasting/drafting") is a type of intense dust storm carried on an atmosphericgravity current. Haboobs occur regularly in arid regions throughout the world.
They have been observed in the Sahara desert (typically Sudan, where they were named and described), as well as across the Arabian Peninsula, throughout Kuwait, and in the most arid regions of Iraq.[1] African haboobs result from the northward summer shift of the inter-tropical front into North Africa, bringing moisture from the Gulf of Guinea. Haboob winds in the Arabian Peninsula, Iraq, Kuwait, and North America are frequently created by the collapse of a thunderstorm, while haboobs in Australia may be frequently associated with cold fronts. The deserts of Central Australia, especially near Alice Springs, are particularly prone to haboobs, with sand and debris reaching several kilometers into the sky and leaving up to a foot of sand in the haboob's path.
The arid and semiarid regions of North America—in fact, any dry region—may experience haboobs. In North America the most common terms for these events is either dust storm or sandstorm. In the U.S., they frequently occur in the deserts of Arizona, including around the cities of Yuma and Phoenix[2][3]—and in New Mexico andTexas.[4] During thunderstorm formation, winds move in a direction opposite to the storm's travel, and they move from all directions into the thunderstorm. When the storm collapses and begins to release precipitation, wind directions reverse, gusting outward from the storm and generally gusting the strongest in the direction of the storm's travel.[5][6][7]
When this downdraft of cold air, or downburst, reaches the ground, it blows dry, loose silt and clay (collectively, dust) up from the desert, creating a wall of sediment that precedes the storm cloud. This wall of dust can be up to 100 km (62 mi) wide and several kilometers in elevation. At their strongest, haboob winds often travel at 35–100 km/h (22–62 mph), and they may approach with little or no warning. Often rain does not appear at ground level as it evaporates in the hot, dry air (a phenomenon known as virga). The evaporation cools the rushing air even further and accelerates it. Occasionally, when the rain does persist, it can contain a considerable quantity of dust. Severe cases are called mud storms. Eye and respiratory system protection are advisable for anyone who must be outside during a haboob. Moving to shelter is highly desirable during a strong event.

My daughter and her family live in Phoenix and were ok!

Actual photos shared from the News! July 2014.

Ok here is the Reward Discount Code for August!
Give the code to me through Etsy conversation for 10% discount on your next purchase! 
Stay safe through any more storms.
Thanks for visiting!
Cindy from Craftflaire.

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