JCrew Knock Off Giveaway

In continuation of my 3 “3 dollar dresses” I made a knock off of a JCrew dress I REALLY want but refuse to pay $98 dollars for. Instead I paid three. Now granted it is not the same gingham fabric, I was lucky to find the fabric I did. I couldn’t believe it when I […]

Holly Jolly Belt

 I have to apologize for the quality of the pictures lately. My camera has now completely given up the ghost. I feel like someone lopped off one of my arms. I didn’t realize how major a part of my life it had become. Add into that the fact that I have only been crafting after […]

Merry and Bright Dress: Cutting & Taping the Pattern

Alright, after lots and lots of work I am done with Merry and Bright pattern and ready to show how to cut and tape it together.Sorry it took so long but over 24 pattern pieces takes a while You can down load the pattern pieces HERE. If you already printed off the pattern I might […]

Winners and New Adventures

It is Tuesday night in Timor! Let the winning begin! First for the toddler Christmas ties: holly said… I love, love, love these. How exciting for 2 then each of my boys will have one. I am so thankful that you give patterns and tutorial because even if I don’t win I still do!!!! Yippie Holly! […]

Ellie the Elf, our personal Shelf Elf

My wonderful friend Jackie is kind enough to send me fun ideas to get my creative juices going. I had mentioned talking to the boys about Santa Clause and that he is watching keeping track of good and bad choices. I joked that I could tell it was sinking in because the next day Sawyer […]

Little Boys Holiday Necktie Set Giveaway

First I have to quickly mention: Two of my knockoff items became finalists over on Sew Much Ado. If you haven’t checked out this blog you really should she does some Uh-Mazing tutorials. The dresses in the dress category are soooooo cool! There are two that I would LOVE to know how to make. The […]

Raising Creative Children

I was blessed to be raised by a mother who is a very talented artist. Her medium is oils and water colors. I inherited zero drawing, painting etc. talent but she assures me that it shows through in my sewing, crafting, decorating etc. When I was young she would take me to fantastic thrift stores […]

I Am Thankful Giveaways: Merry & Bright Dress

I love the month of November. Partly because in Timor it means we receive all the local holidays {5} plus all the American holidays {3} which equals a lot of time off. But mainly it is because of Thanksgiving. It is my Hubby’s favorite holiday, he always comments that it has all the good things […]

Spinning A Yarn Necklace

 Quick Note: The Fun Funky Fleece Hat Pattern can be found HERE. I am finally getting caught up Also if you click the link to the right, I have updated all the links to my patterns. I WILL be organized if it kills me, or just makes me super tired.  I love chunky comfy looking […]