Napkins for a Tea Party

I just listed these whimsical napkins in my Etsy store My Pretty Poppies. Over the next few days I will be adding the matching table cloths and napkin ring holders. The table cloths would fit a child’s 24 x24 table. They would make a great gift for a little girl or even a mom who…

A Sweet Little Quilt Tutorial.

Here is a sweet little quilt I made for my BF daughter.  I used small squares cut out from fabric samples. I had many fabric books left over from my Interior Design business. I hated to see them go to the land fill. I choice fabrics that the colors went to together. Find a pleasing…

Candy Gifts

Great gift idea to make with kids! I purchased most supplies by Make’n Mold. I found them at our local craft store.  This was the first time I’ve made candy so I wanted something that was easy to follow and child friendly. To make the accent colors inside the candy molds use vanilla chips and…

Knitting Ideas

I thought I would share with you a few knitted objects that my client did. She has been knitting a long time and is very talented. When I asked her what she used for a pattern, she said it was out of head. I can’t wait to get to that point in my knitting! In…

Happy Spring!

I WANT TO WISH EVERYONE A HAPPY SPRING!!!!!!!!!!! To celebrate I raked out my gardens that didn’t have any white stuff on them, started my seeds inside, and bought pretty pink Tulips. Pretty flowers always  brightens the day. Can’t wait to see them grow. Soaking up the sun. These will have to come in. I…

A Child’s Apron Tutorial

Make this child’s apron in a couple of hours. Less if you have no interruptions and you can sew a straight line fast. I’m still working on that. Measure the waist of whom the apron will made for. Take half the waist measurement and use that as the width of  your apron. For the length…

Nesting

How do you make your house feel more like a home? I love to have old items that have a history to them. Most things in our house are from loved ones. Each piece has it’s own history. The book case came out of my grandparents summer camp. Us kids would get our books &…

Hand Bag Tutorial

I made this hand bag in a few hours. Here is how I did it. I’m still practicing on making straight stitches but I love to design and sew things. First on paper,  I drew out what size and shape I wanted. 19 x18 is the size I chose. I then added 1/2 inch seam…

A Fantastic Decor Store

I’m back and I have lots to post. Check out the pictures of The Naked Bohemian Store. They have the coolest furniture, curios, wine racks, clocks, and much more. Their imitation Tiffany lamps are to die for. They were having a sale on them when I was there. Their New Store Location. The store has…

New HandBags

Here is a couple of new handbags I have put together. Look for Tutorials in the future. The green one is recycled from a shirt. Have a great night! I love this Pink Toile. I have a few more ideas for this fabric. I made sure I bought extra. Stay tuned to see what I…

Colorful Finales

I picked up plan wooden finales at the local craft store. I painted the main color  first and then went back with the trim color. This is an easy project if your looking for something to match your decor. After the paint has dried, I coated it with 2 coats of Shiny Polyurethane. Let your…

Whimsy Banner Tutorial

Make this easy banner in a couple of hours. On a piece of paper draw out a triangle the size you want the finished product to look like. Then add and inch around the edge of the triangle for seam allowance. Cut out the triangle and use it for your pattern. I wanted 10 triangle…