Monthly Archives: July 2010

Vintage Earring Hair Flowers

I bought some vintage, turquoise glass, clip on earrings, at an antique show we went to last weekend and they just screamed flower centers to me. Emmie likes to wear flowers in her hair, but they cost a lot at the store so I figured I could make my own custom ones for a lot…

a flea market find and a summer treat!

Last weekend we went out estate sale and flea marketing; I got a couple of awesome things, but I am holding off on sharing a few of them because they are waiting for makeovers! I decided to share my favorite find of the day though, a vintage milk glass necklace with a silver and amber…

Becca’s baby blanket part 2

I finished Becca’s baby blanket this morning – not too shabby for a 2 day project! This is the whole thing laid out – I love the ric rac inset in the border, I have seen this technique used before, but this was my first try at it! The back is a simple yellow flannel…

Becca’s 4 hour baby blanket top!

My older sister is pregnant with her second little boy, (which we are all very excited about!) I made her a quilt for her first son, so I decided that I should do the same with her second little peanut. I bought the fabric a couple of months ago but didn’t have time between school…

silk painting

This week in my craft class we are working on silk painting samples; the end sample won’t be a pretty scarf or anything, just a technique development piece. I divided my sample into 4 different sections and then drew a picture to put on to the silk (I decided on a sort of gothic style…

My Summer Craft Class has Eaten My LIFE!

I am currently in the middle of an accelerated craft class this summer, we are fitting 16 weeks worth of work into a little less then 5 weeks and the pace is killer! So far we have worked on embroidery samples, (I don’t have a picture of my sample because I forgot to take on…