Monthly Archives: May 2011

A bit of master bathroom renovation

So we have been redoing our master bedroom recently, and I wanted to make the master bathroom coordinate a bit. We got a new quilt from Pottery Barn that was the fabric inspiration for the bedroom, and I wanted to bring the colors into the bathroom a bit. Since Pottery Barn was not selling the…

This weekends work

So this weekend we finally dug out the grass from inside the path, so now we are ready to put in the flowers (by we I mostly mean Paul as far as the digging is concerned) but that will happen next weekend since around these parts it will be a 4 day weekend.  We also…

Isaac the Burgess

Soooooo, after I finished Emmie’s lion costume, Issac came home from school saying he NEEDED a Williamsburg era Burgess costume for a social studies night, in which the whole 4th and 5th grade were going to act out a living timeline. Although I honestly didn’t have time (since I was in school) I couldn’t say…

Emmie’s lion costume

So Emmie needed a costume for the school chorus (she was the lion in The Lion Sleeps Tonight) and I was asked ever so nicely by her to make it (I was the only parent supplying a costume, all of the others were already owned by the school.) Anyway, here is the result! (I actually…

my head hurts….my thumb hurts…..

I have woken up all week with a headache in the exact same spot on the back of my head, I keep telling Paul it’s because I’m dieing, HE says it’s because I have been looking down a lot sewing and my neck is jacked up because of it. The only trouble with Paul’s theory…

Emmie’s Bed

So I have my last critique coming up before summer in surface design, I am making a quilt and 3 pillows for Miss Emmie’s bed, which has now become a whole big project!!! When we move next summer we have decided to not take any of the kid’s bedroom furniture with us; Isaac’s stuff is…