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Giveaway for the week: Bad Girls Authentic Vintage Art Supplies

Today I am so excited to introduce you to Bad Girls -- Authentic Vintage Art! Bad Girls is a specialty mixed-media and scrapbooking site.  They also put together the most amazing kits you can buy that are filled with authentic vintage goodies!  Their shop is just amazing. All sorts of yummy papers, flowers, embellishments, powders, gels, pastes, antique elements.  Basically … [Read more...]

Drumroll Please!

The winner of the Fashion Look Book from Cardigan Empire is #580Amanda,  April 20, 2010 5:21 PM 580 I love her blog. I am so thankful to her.   Thanks Reachel! And be sure to keep up on all the latest fashion news at Cardigan Empire!  The winner of the Crimson Clover necklace is #203   SPENCER,  April 20, 2010 … [Read more...]

Pottery Barn – inspired Number Pillows & a Giveaway!!

I have admired these pillows from Pottery Barn for a while, plus I love numbers. So I thought it would be fun to try to make something similar. Of course I changed it up a little... I bought my fabric at Hobby Lobby and decided to try canvas because I thought they would hold up really well out of that material.   I made the stencils in Microsoft Word by using Bodoni 1200 point. I couldn't … [Read more...]

yay – we made it through the Holidays Giveaway!

I thought it would be fun to have a giveaway to celebrate 2010. And since January is all about being organized and getting things done, what better to give away than a new watch? This is a chunky watch with TWO interchangeable bands.   I made a clear and silver one that you can wear with everything.   And another beachy one with greens and blues to remind you of warmer weather! So -- … [Read more...]

Sweater Redo #2 and update on "pink and Chinese" bedroom

  Here's a fast and simple redo to update a top or sweater. I really liked this sweater, but it was a little boxy and I really prefer cardigans. So it sat in my closet, only worn a couple of times. This is a 30 minute project. Here's what you do: Take your sweater, find the center. Cut a straight line down the center. My top was a little wide, so I cut out a 2 inch section of fabric … [Read more...]

More Burlap Projects: Ruffled BurlapTablecloth

  I'm running around like crazy trying to get things done so I can go out of town for the weekend. My husband has a conference in L.A. all next week and he thought it might be fun if we got away alone for a couple of days, isn't that sweet?  But I wanted to share a little project that I made the other day. I was thinking about my Thanksgiving table, and wanted to do something with … [Read more...]