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Fabric Flower Bouquet (Pt. 2)

Alright, it’s time to continue on with the fabric flower bouquet that I introduced last week. If you missed part one, click here. Today, I’ll show you how to make the half sphere, pom flowers that make up most of the bouquet. Here’s what you’ll need: *Hot Glue Gun *Fabric Shears/sharp scissors *Solid Cotton Fabric […]

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Fabric Flower Bouquet (Pt. 1)

This time a year ago was a pretty hectic time. My sister-in-law was engaged at the very beginning of the year and was getting married in the middle of June- leaving about 6 months to prepare everything for the wedding. And, when you want to make as many of the wedding details you can, 6 […]

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Plush Tea Set {Anthro Inspired DIY Part 2}

Yesterday, I showed you how to make the coffee mugs and saucers for this plush tea set: (Find Part 1 here!) So today, let’s make the Teapot! Step 1: First we’re going to cut out all of the pattern pieces. (You can download the PDF pattern here) *For the Main Body of the teapot: Take […]

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Plush Tea Set {Anthro Inspired DIY}

I love the blog and website Sew, Mama, Sew,¬†and this month, they are hosting a “True Love” contest. The challenge was to create a tutorial for decor for a love themed event (wedding, Valentine’s day, etc) or for a gift for someone we love. I bent the rule slightly as I haven’t yet met the […]

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DIY Party Decor

Happy Mardi Gras! Today is a definitely a big day of celebration for many people in the south- especially in New Orleans. Zach and I will not be having a party tonight (just lasagna for dinner), but in honor of Fat Tuesday, I thought that I’d share the party decorations that I made and used […]

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DIY Quilted Trivet Pt. 2

Yesterday, we left off after piecing the top of our quilted trivet. Now, it’s time to quilt it! Step 10: Layer your backing piece (10″x10″), your batting, and your quilt top together and then pin securely with safety pins. Step 11: Now you will sew all of the layers together. I used a walking foot […]

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DIY Quilted Trivet Pt. 1

Yesterday, I shared about how much I love quilting and how it has been a very fun and rewarding skill to develop. I want this blog to be a place where people can be inspired and motivated to try new things but also, a place where my readers can come to learn new things too. […]

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DIY Canvas Photo Transfer

Hello! I have a last minute Valentine’s gift idea for you all. (or, any gift, really!) I was inspired by Elsie Larson’s tutorial over on A beautiful mess and motivated to actually make one by the Pinterest Challenge. After a trip to Hobby Lobby with my 40% off coupon, I had a pack of 2- […]

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Ruffled Tote Bag

Happy Friday! I don’t know about you, but this week went by really slowly for me and I’m looking forward to the weekend. Earlier this week, I saw something about a “Pinterest Challenge” on one of the craft blogs that I follow. Basically, some ladies got together and decided to host a Pinterest Challenge as […]

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Woven Heart Baskets

My mother’s grandmother came to the United States when she was 16 years old from Sweden. So, that makes me a tiny fraction Swedish. Growing up, we did a couple of things to celebrate those roots including making these woven heart baskets (which I think are traditionally used around Christmas or St. Lucia day as […]

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