Monthly Archives: January 2013

Getting ready for Valentine’s Day

Our Valentine mailboxes have been unpacked, and all ten of them are lined up in the family room.  Regardless of your feelings about the holiday, it is not something that can be avoided if you have children in school.  I … Continue reading

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What I’m working on Wednesday

I have a few different quilting projects competing for my attention, as usual.  Sometimes I look at people I know who only have ONE thing going on.  They start, work and finish before starting anything else.  And then I think … Continue reading

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Favorite Vintage Valentine

I recenlty went through some vintage valentine images that I have.  I came across this which I think is quite funny.  So here it is to share with you, I hope you can have some fun with it! E

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Fabulous Finds Friday

Here comes the weekend, and I couldn’t be happier!  Here are some of the things that have captured my interest lately: 1.  I just saw some swatches of this upcoming fabric collection by Pat Bravo, called Carnaby Street and I’m … Continue reading

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A bit of pink ink…

can really bring a smile on a dreary winter’s day. I received a new set of printing plates for my Lifestyle Crafts letterpress and decided to play with a few of them. I’m thinking I’ll use them for some sort … Continue reading

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Wednesday: work in progress

There are many projects I am working on and even more {in my head} that I want to work on.  It’s true, I’m working on a Christmas quilt now that Christmas is over.  I promised myself back in December that … Continue reading

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Scrappy Swoon Along

Have you joined us yet? I’m having so much fun with Jennifer’s Scrappy Swoon Along and finished sections 1 and 2 on Sunday. Just in time to start on sections 3 & 4. Here’s my progress so far:   The … Continue reading

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I’m Decorated!

It is so unlike me to have decorations up for a holiday other than Christmas.  Because I am nurturing love and hope this year as part of my personal goals I decided to get my Valentine’s decorations up when I … Continue reading

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Fabulous Finds Friday

1.  I recently found Caravan Shoppe on instagram.  I love their designs.  They seem very reasonably priced and so versatile to work with.  I love this cute valentine pack for $5.  Check out the freebies, too.  So very cute.   … Continue reading

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Tissue Holder Tutorial

Looking for a fast, cheap, handmade, useful gift idea?  This tissue holder is all those things.  A practical gift in winter months, it’s also stylish and incredibly fast to make.  Here’s how: You’ll need two pieces of contrasting fabric.  The … Continue reading

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