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Vintage Market Bag Tutorial

Happy Friday!  Wow, it seems this week has gone by quickly (I guess the long weekend...).  So earlier in the week, I showed you my Market Bag I made for Simple Simon and Co.'s Vintage Crafter's Challenge. It was fun to make, and is a great way to reuse a vintage find. Today I wanted to give ...

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DIY Anthropologie-inspired Hairbows

These hairbows are easy, sweet, and a great way to use up fabric scraps! I saw this bow on Anthro: It's cute, but it is 7" wide and 5" tall.  Pretty big bow.  I wanted to make a few last minute bows to slip into Charlotte's Easter Basket - somehow our bows are always disappearing.  I ...

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Psychadelic Pillowcase Dress

So someone clicked the "Suggest a DIY" button(which I was thrilled about!) and asked for a pillowcase dress tutorial.  I have to admit, I'm not crazy about pillowcase dresses.  In fact, I'd never made one{gasp!} - I know.  It's like a staple clothing item for little girls....isn't it even a ...

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The Hexie Hairclip – a tutorial

I just love all the hexagon quilts - they are so gorgeous and intricate.  For some reason at dinner last night the idea popped into my head to make a hexagon hair clip for Charlotte.  It took a little trial and error but here's what I came up with! That is an orange and blue one for Charlotte to ...

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DIY {30 minute}Tank-Dress

Have somewhere to be in an hour? Nothing to wear? No problem - you can whip this baby up in 30 minutes or less.   I've been wanting to make one of these for a while, and I must confess that now that I have made one...well my entire summer wardrobe might consist of these.  This little dress is so ...

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I’m the Map! – DIY Dora Map

This isn't really a tutorial - it's an example.  But it's pretty self-explanatory.  You can make one just from looking at the pictures.  I know you can.  SO - Saturday Charlotte and I took Ryan to the airport to fly to California.  I started talking to her about his trip, and about my trip (I'm ...

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Sheepishly Fun – kid’s craft

Yesterday Charlotte had a friend over and we made these little sheep. They're pretty goofy looking, but they were fun to make and the girls love the fluffiness factor. Here's what you'll need to make your own: a plastic egg black pipe cleaner polyfil googly eyes glue ...

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