a quick necklace

I love earthy bohemian style jewelry, so this was a quick and easy project that I think had a cute payoff! I used a length of antiqued brass chain, a little bee, and some bone beads that just said honey butter to me. I used antiqued brass wire to make a loop/bead/loop combo, (I would…

Hi! and a shirt redo ☺

Hey! welcome to my new blog, I hope you enjoy yourself here! I love sewing and crafting, so pretty much that is what will be here. I am a student at VCU so there will probably be a mix of some of my art projects too. I would love to have comments and followers, so…

Summer can’t come soon enough!

I am getting so excited for summer to be in full swing! Our blackberry bush is laden with tons of berries this year, and I can’t wait until they are lovely and deep purple…..mmmm they are saying cobbler a la mode to me! (well they will be anyway) Now if we can just keep the…

The Touch Museum

Isaac and Emmie were asked to Participate in their school’s Black history month celebration, Isaac was the MC that welcomed everyone, and Emmie was supposed to dress as Bessie Coleman, a significant figure in African American history. Anyway, she wore a little aviator’s cap that I made her, a thrift store leather coat I altered,…

Paul’s homecoming

Yes I know these are all kinds of out of order, but I am just trying to catch up as I find pictures of last year. I didn’t post much while Paul was gone, because I was kind of a bummer then, but also because I never know what to post security wise, so I…

Disney World

So, after Paul got back, we decided to celebrate with the kids in Disney World! We invited my sister Sarah and her husband Scot (who Paul and the kids had never met) to come with us, we all had a wonderful time! Sarah and Scot flew into Richmond so we could all drive down to…

Funny Miss Emmie

Emmie said a couple of things today that I thought were pretty funny, so I thought I would post them here so I could remember them later. Emmie has been really worried about me going back to school, she is worried about what will happen if she gets sick at school etc. and I am…

Paul’s last day in DC

On Paul’s last day working in DC we all went with him so we could be a part of his going away ceremony. He was awarded a medal for his time in DC and given a book as a reminder of his time there. We all went to the O’club for lunch to celebrate with…