With the weather finally getting warmer, I started to think about summer nights as a kid growing up in the country. My brother and I used to catch fireflies and put them in jars. They were so mesmerizing to watch. Expecally when we brought them inside...... and let them out!!...more
Ornaments for your Tresses If there is one thing women can admit to is we go crazy over our hair. We do things to our hair that God never meant for hair to do. We curl it and crimp it with hot irons and strange oblong rollers. We color with dye that in all reality could make us bald. We spray copious amounts of hair spray in it and attempt to get it to sit up like a lap dog. Then once we are done we go out and gush over somebody’s hair with jealous zeal. ...more
we took our maternity pics this past weekend and when looking up props we could use, i stumbled across the cutest sign ever that i just had to replicate. this was a super easy project, too – only took me about 20 minutes to complete! score!source...more
Some people plant vegetable gardens. Others might invest in a spot of landscaping. I, on the other hand, like to find plants that have been spray-painted hot pink, plop them in neon gravel, and paint them a turquoise chevron home. To each her own.
I am trying to save money by making my own Tailor’s Ham, but it turn out like a Tortoises Shell. It might be because I did not stuff enough sawdust in it, there was still some space in it. Well next time I will know and I will make it with calico/muslin and wool fabric. Why don’t you tell me what you think it looks like? Have a nice sewing week. I got the pattern from Tilly and the buttons blog, and the design of the patterns is Victory Patterns. You can download the pattern from Tilly website http://www.tillyandthebuttons.com. Image: My Talior's Ham...more
A handmade quilt means someone has put in many hours of thought and hard work. You will want it to stay beautiful for many years to come.Whether you display them on a quilt rack or store them in a closet, you need to refold them every few months - not longer than every six months. The batting will get thin and worn where the folds are. Refolding will help your beautiful quilts to last much longer and look nice for many years....more
Here are some very simple curtains that you can sew yourself! If you don’t have a sewing machine, you could try it with fabric glue. You will need:About 2 yards of fabricRibbon to matchFabric scissorsStraight pinsSewing machine or fabric glueWhat to do:...more
This week is Food Allergy Awareness Week. Unlike, say, Valentine's Day or the Fourth of July, this holiday (if I can call it that), which affects 15 million Americans, does not have many crafts associated with it.
My son Baxter is one of those 15 million.
Wire wrapping and beading turquoise beads are involved in the design of wire ear cuff earring. No matter whether you ear have been pierced, you can wear the flower ear cuff earring. Let’s start the tutorial about making wire wrapped ear cuff earrings and make a beautiful ear cuff earring for you....more