Rosette tutorial

After posting the rosette lamp and a few other rosette crafts, I had a friend ask…how do you make those rosettes? There are quite a few tutorials out there and many ways to make them, but this is my version. First gather your supplies:  1 to 2 inch wide strips of fabric. The length is {Read More…}

I was featured…

I’m so honored! My Pottery Barn knockoff lamp was featured on Homebody!  Thanks Holly!!! Click over to see Holly’s awesome blog!

Pottery Barn knockoff – Pink rosette lamp

I have been eyeing a lamp at Pottery Barn for months. As soon as we found out we were having a girl, I knew I had to have it. The hubby didn’t agree when he saw the price! The original one we found was $169.00 I just absolutely love all it’s pink girly-ness (and yes {Read More…}

How to turn regular pants into maternity pants

As you know, we’re expecting. I’m 26 weeks, so regular clothes don’t really fit anymore. I thought I’d try my hand and converting a pair of my work slacks into maternity pants.  Here’s what I did. Turn the pants inside out. Find the center and fold. You want the middle of the back to be {Read More…}

Zebra print chair and throw pillow

My daughter told me she wanted to redo her room recently. She wants to go with a Paris theme. We started looked on the web for ideas. She picked out zebra print and hot pink as her colors. Since we wanted to do the refab on the cheap, I decided to use an old chair {Read More…}

Ruffled onesie

I’ve been searching for baby projects ever since I found out I was having another girl! I have quite a few saved on my camera, but I came across one today that I just had to make right then! I found it on the Jessa Jill blog. This page specifically. She made a cute onesie for her niece. {Read More…}

A little time off

Hello bloggy friends! I know I have been bad not updating on here, but a little surprise is kicking my booty! We found out in January that after over 10 years of wishing, hoping, and praying we finally are expecting a second child! I am 25 weeks along. Our sweet baby GIRL is due September {Read More…}

A new house?

After all the chaos this year has brought, we have been anxious to start 2011 on the right foot. We decided to sell our current home and purchase a brand new house! We put an offer in on a house we fell in love with and the builder accepted it (after quite a bit of {Read More…}

It’s been a while…

I hope everyone had a Merry Christmas! (or Hanakuh, or Kwanza, or Winter Solstice, or whatever holiday you celebrate) Ours was pretty good, but I just wish it would have lasted longer! I love the anticipation of Christmas more than the actual day.  How about you? I have come to the conclusion that my “life” {Read More…}

Hello Bloggy peeps

Just wanted to say I’m still alive. LOL! I’ve been so busy with my daughter’s cheerleading squad, soccer team, and other miscellaneous family stuff, I haven’t had a chance to get on here and blog. I have a craft fair coming up next week, but after that I have all kinds of excited news to {Read More…}