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Kids Project — make an easy Summertime Chevron (zig zag)Tote!

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  Last week I had the opportunity of participating in the I Love to Create Live event. Video streaming by Ustream {My segment begins at about 1:30 into the show} It was so much fun! There were a few guest designers that were sent the same I Love To Create products, and then we each made something with those products. Here is a picture of the cool products that they sent … [Read more...]

Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea — Make Personalized Tote Bags!!

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It's Teacher Appreciation Week!!  I'd love to share what we are giving our wonderful teachers this year. I recently saw some cute pillows on Freshly Picked and thought they were so funny and whimsical. {Freshly Picked} I thought I would take that concept and make some tote bags for my kids’ teachers this year. … [Read more...]

Week of Giveaways — Giveaway #4 — This Blessed Nest Bag!

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Giveaway #4 is from one of my favorite blogging buddies -- Kellie at This Blessed Nest! Kellie has a wonderful blog AND a really cute shop -- Bag Full of Posies! Click on the Read More button to enter this fantastic giveaway! … [Read more...]

Bonus Saturday {Halloween} Giveaway!

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 The Weekend Wrap Up Party is in full swing!  There are over 300 projects linked up so far. I spent a few hours last night looking through the ideas and WOW - amazing!!!  I will be doing a Great Ideas post later on today.  Kellie from This Blessed Nest {one of my favorite blogs, btw} offered to give away one of her adorable, embellished BOO Halloween Bags. I knew you guys would love … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Applique Tote Bag!

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Hi! I am Missy from The little Green Bean. Jennifer from Tatertots and Jello has allowed me to do a guest post today and I am so excited! Thank you Jennifer!   I like to do about any type of craft. I scrapbook, sew, paper craft, and I also have a small photography business. I love to re-decorate my home using things someone else might just throw away. I am very happily married to a man who … [Read more...]

Giant Flower Tote Tutorial

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I needed a sturdy, easy-access bag for my trip. But I also wanted it to be different and cute. So I decided to make one! I took a tote I bought at Walmart a few months ago on clearance. I liked the stripes, but it needed something to jazz it up. If you want to make one, here's what you do:  Materials: Tote Bag 3 Designs of Fabric Sewing Machine Needle and Thread Liquid Stitch … [Read more...]