Monthly Archives: March 2013

Beaded Owl Dress {Tutorial}

Anyone remember back forever ago when I made this dress for Project Run and Play week one? It sure seems like forever ago! I’m finally trying to get my act together and post a tutorial about how I did the beading on the dress. To begin with, I used my own bodice pattern, and drew…

My Own Labels!!! {photo of the day}

I’m so excited! My last Project Run and Play Prize arrived today, and they are perfect! I have been wanting personalized labels for at least 10 years (back in the day when there weren’t any awesome companies on the internet making them, so I was out of luck) and I am sooooo excited! Did I…

I’m Back! {photos of the day}

Sorry I have been so absent around here the last little bit, my sweet sister Sarah came into town, and we have been CRAZY busy, and I just haven’t had even a minute to blog. (The last 2 weeks have flown by and been way too short, we dropped Sarah off at the airport today,…

So You Think You’re Crafty Final Week!!!

Hooray, it’s here! I’m so excited to have made it to the finals of So You Think You’re Crafty, and I want to thank everyone for their votes so far! For my wild card project, I decided to make myself a complete outfit, (it’s actually my first new outfit since moving to Korea almost 8…

Emmie’s Quilt

Remember when Emmie got a sewing machine for Christmas? She finally finished the quilt she was working on!!!  She cut out all the pieces by herself (using my go baby cutter) and then she sewed the whole top by herself, and did about 50% of the quilting herself! (she was really nervous about ruining all…

Hand Dyed Quilt

So Here’s the tutorial I wrote for my winning So You Think You’re Crafty RIT Dye week craft. I am bringing it home today so that it is on my blog too. I am very excited for Monday, because SYTYC has its last week of my season! (I’m pretty happy with what I made, although…

Milk Paint Stool

So I have a stool that I think EVERY person in the world needs. I certainly didn’t discover this stool, (as it’s from IKEA) But trust me, if you don’t have one, you NEED one. It will be the best $15 you have ever spent.  I have had this stool in it’s original unpainted form…

Nautical Boxes For The Kid’s Bathroom

I have 2 paper mache boxes that I bought YEARS ago before Emmie was born, (I put them in her nursery to hold q-tips and cotton balls) that no longer fit in with anything we had going on (although they are still used to hold cotton balls and q-tips in the kid’s bathroom) and they were looking…