Monday, January 2, 2012

I want a Cameo!!

I want a Silhouette Cameo!! As I am sure all you other wonderful ladies out there want one too! There are many giveaways going on right now. I am entering here!!

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Lace Pillow

I have not been the most consistent when it has come to posting projects that I have done. Like always life is crazy busy which is why I am showing you how easy and fast this project is and why everyone should sew their own pillows!! My pillow form (which I bought for $4 at tjmax) measured 20 inches. I cut my fabric to 21 inches (square) for the front side and cut two pieces for the back, on which was 14 inches width and 21 inches length and the other about 15 in width and 21 in length. there were overlapped to create the flap for easy access to the back of the pillow. I then hemmed the edges that would be shown on the back opening. On the front piece I sewed on my lace (bought from hobby lobby). I sewed down the middle of the lace first, then each side. I then pinned right sides together and sewed all together at a 1/2 in seam allowance. Trimmed off any excess that was more than the 1/2 in (like some of the threads and lace bits) and trimmed the corners diagonally to make the corners stick out more. That is it. I cut and sewed two of these pillows in a little under 2 hours. Easy peasy. I want to make more pillows. Just different ones to have a little diversity. I hope you all go make some!!

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Ung Drill Frame finished!!

Yay, so I am finally posting the frame. I dont have any other picture of it yet besides this one with the beautiful baby girl in it. I just painted it with the color AQUA. I love it. It pops out of the picture. :) Hope you like it too!!

Thursday, August 25, 2011


A couple of weeks ago I took my boys up to Ikea! There I purchased some lovely blankets and this UNG Drill frame. I am excited to use it!! But hopefully this weekend I will get a chance to paint it!! What color you ask, come back and find out!! :D

Monday, August 8, 2011

More Bunting

So, I made some more bunting for my photography prop stash. I can't wait to use it. The colors are fun and flowery. It really is so easy to make.

Just go get the triangle template I gave you on the last bunting post,
1-cut your fabric
2-sew the right sides together
3- turn right side out
5-pin to the binding (make sure it is double fold binding)
6-sew a straight line on the binding and your done!

Here I just cut squares of burlap and then hot glued the lace to the burlap. Easy.

I would love to see pictures if any of you out there make some bunting. I have some more bunting that I want to make. So you will be seeing more posts on bunting. I just think it's so cute. You can make it for holidays to hang on your mantel, or for parties, or for anything else you want to use it for. Have fun bunting!! :D

Monday, August 1, 2011


Here is a post on some flowers that I made the other night. The first two pictures are cute little flowers for babies and toddlers. I first found these from Make It and Love It. She has made a template for the flowers and has pictures on how she made them. I made some for my cousins baby shower a while back. They are just so cute. I especially love the grey one. They are made out of felt and thread! I hot glued the elastic on. Easy!!

These next flowers I made just by using ribbon that I had. The ones below I had used a lace that I had found sitting right next to the double fold binding, and they were on sale. Love the orange and purple. All I did was cut a circle of white felt, and started from the outside and worked my way in hot gluing as I went. I would ruffle the lace as I went along. glued some pearls and whalaa!!
The rosette flowers you pretty much see everywhere! I added some of my left over lace, added a clip and some pearls. love these colors.

this is just velvet ribbon that I ruffled and glued as I twirled it.
I love the color grey and lace, so this was a favorite.
1- cut out 8 circles of the grey fabric and 8 of the lace.
2-fold the circle in half, then in half again.
3-I cut it to look like a heart so when you unfold it it looks like a flower with petals.
4-I then put one grey circle with one lace circle and folded them together
5-I then glued the corner of the folded flowers to the center of the felt circle and just repeated.
6-you will have 4 folded flowers that will make up the bottom layer.
7-I then did the same for the second row, but I started by putting the first folded flower over one of the seams, that way each folded flower that you put down covers a seam (it makes it more fluffy). Does that make sense? Then add the pearl and clip and you are good to go.
*just a little note after i have cut the folded circle to look like the heart and have unfolded and have added the lace to it I fold it back up so the petals don't match up which gives it the more "petally" (i know that is not a word, but i like it) flower look.
Well, I hope you go and make a lot of flowers for your girls. I wish I had girls to put these on, but I dont. So I made them to use on the babies and girls for my photography. Let me know if you like them, or if I confused you on the instructions (which I am pretty sure I did because I'm not the best at explaining things). Have a good night!

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Little Boy Ties

Hello everyone. I swear I am trying to keep up on posting, but to tell you the honest truth I get busy and forget. Time passes and I realize how long it's been. Here is a good example. This should have been posted in April....

What we are looking at here are the ties (I mean, you can go ahead and look at how cute those two boys are because, well they are so hard to not look at). :D I made these ties for their Easter outfits. I had found the wonderful tutorial from Make It and Love It!! I love, LOVE her site. She is so creative and always gives the best tutorials. For the ties you have to buy the tutorial, which I think is worth the money! Her tutorial could be followed by the most basic beginner. It has step by step pictures. I loved it, and everyone at church said how cute the ties were and when I told them that I had made them half of them did not believe me :D that made me feel great and I owe it all to Ashley from Make it and Love it!! So if you are looking to make your little guy or guys some ties head on over there!!!
I promise to post soon!!!
Kelli :D