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CHA 2015

CHA 2015

I had the unique opportunity yesterday to attend CHA (Craft and Hobby Association) 2015 Mega Show!  CHA is THE place for exhibitors in the craft and hobby world get together in one HUGE arena to strut all their latest and greatest… and buyers hop from booth to booth to take it all in and place(…)

My Christmas Tree Top

    This week, I’ve been working on re-creating an outfit that my mom made for me when I was a little girl.  Maybe 1990, gauging from the snaggle-teeth and the color of my glasses.  (yep, that’ s me on the left…holy embarrassing!)  As you can see, my mom made matching outfits for my older(…)

Holiday Skirt

Holiday Skirt

I bought this fun fabric last Christmas…and didn’t do anything with it…So last night, it was do or die time!  I wanted to make a skirt for Ivy to wear for her last day of school that was festive…woo hoo!  I love the look and ease of my Harvest Skirt (full tut here)… so I(…)

DIY Gift bags with Graham and Brown

  Wallpaper is my new favorite.  A dream medium to work with: the paper is so sturdy and easy to work with–and Graham and Brown have so many fun designs and patterns to work with!  Last time I had a chance to work with Wallpaper, I tried my hand and a lampshade.  Today, because the(…)

Christmas Books

Christmas Books

For years, our family has done a little Christmas book tradition to count down the days until Christmas.  I thought I’d flashback on the post that I did on it a couple of years back.  There might be some books on my list that you don’t yet have! Christmas Countdown (Books 1-10) Christmas Countdown (11-17)(…)

Felt Mayflowers (flashback)

Felt Mayflowers (flashback)

I made these fun felt Mayflower boats that I copied from the Pottery Barn Magazine a few years ago.  Back then, I only had 2 kids.  Well, little Scarlet has been around for 3 Thanksgiving seasons now, and still is shipless!  Poor little thing.  So, this weekend, I busted out the good ole pattern and(…)