Slashing Your Stash: A Giveaway

Last week we were contacted by a new-ish site, now a sponsor, called “Stash Slash”. (Update: Site has since closed) The site is simple. You can go there to buy de-stash items, much of it vintage and some even antique, and/or you can use the site to list your own de-stashes. What’s really REALLY simple […]

Pencils are Personal

My godson has a pretty awesome school supply list. I’m not saying that as a mom, because as a mom, Prismacolor pencils are kinda pricey for a 6-year-old, but as a kid, I’d have looooved to have these in my pencil box. I never had a fancy metal box like this. I just had cardboard […]

Custom Printed Grosgrain Labels

On Monday I posted Liam’s Quilt. In a corner I was able included a label that said “just for liam”– thanks to Twill Tape Guy. Or maybe he’s Grosgrain Ribbon Guy? No, let’s just stick with the original. Last year as I was packing up to cross an ocean and reestablish myself in America, Twill […]

Liam’s Quilt is Finished!

Liam’s quilt is done! And I’m so glad I asked for ideas for the binding. ‘Cause I had nothin’. I really took my time trying to picture them all, but in the end it was Janica’s suggestion of brown that got my wheels turning. I thought at first about a woodgrain print, and then found […]

T-Shirt to Tank: A Tutorial by Jen from Upcycled Education

This is one of my favorite t-shirt refashions of all time. For a number of reasons. First, let me tell you that this t-shirt to tank refashion wasn’t my idea. Jen posted this on her facebook page and I jumped at the chance to have a crafty morning with her and watch her make it. […]

My Favorite Hobby Lobby Staple

My plan was to photograph Liam’s quilt today. The weather here is not cooperating with that plan. This same plan included taking the kids to the fair early and then throwing them into bed for naps while I completed said photography. Thus, my plan is no more. So I’ve distracted myself with photos that I […]