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Top 2014 Tutorials

Top 2014 Tutorials

Happy New Year! I spent a couple of days looking back over the posts of 2014, and it was so fun to see all of the tutorials we posted this year.  In case you missed one, here are the top tutorials of 2014: January Party Pennant Tablecloth Easy DIY Window Valance February Hair Candy Valentines(…)

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)(…)

Just For You Bloghop & Giveaway

Just For You Bloghop & Giveaway

There is a fun new sewing book out called Just For You: Selfish Sewing with Your Favorite SewCanShe Bloggers by Caroline Fairbanks-Critchfield and Sarah Markos. I had the opportunity to contribute a project to the book.  It is a Faux Wrap Knit Pencil Skirt: A twist on the basic knit pencil skirt. There is a full(…)

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(…)

a Foxy pattern review

Along with the rest of the world, my 2 year old, Scarlet, is obsessed with “what does the fox say.”  So, when I saw that this darling etsy shop had a fox pattern, I thought I’d give it a whirl. Made it. Loved it. Scarlet loves it. It’s easy. So, I thought I’d share it.(…)

No-Sew Elastic Lace Headband and Bonus Giveaway!

Are you ready for the cutest, simplest 5 minute project? Most of Isabella’s headbands are hand-me-downs from Emily when she was a baby. I decided that she needed some updated ones.  I have been meaning to make some cute knotted knit ones like these or these, but haven’t gotten around to them.  Last week, I(…)