Tag: style

Little Things

A new bag of buttons from the thrift store to add to a colorful collection of  jars on the shelf.Wooden thread spools, some that belonged to my grandmother. I love their simplicity. Scraps of yarn from making more of those little coffee cuffs that just can’t stop being made! Hanging flower motif=inspiration for a new project. Words that make my heart flutter…

Old Sweater Made New

I recently unearthed from the attic a bag of old wool sweaters and other wintery items from my days in Chicago.  Some pieces went directly in the donation bin, but a few sweaters made their way back into my closet or onto the studio table for a re-examination.  This white sweater still fit for the most part, but I never…

Birthday Bag

I meant to post this during the week of my birthday, but with all the surprises, fun and busyness, I completely forgot about it. I finished my crochet clutch just in time for my night out with all of my wonderful Mama friends.  I had found some sweet graphic Amy Butler scraps in my fabric bins to use for the…

Hand Painted T-Shirts

Take a plain white t-shirt, some fabric markers and your own creativity and you can come up with a really cute handmade gift for a little sweetie in your life.  Recently we were invited to a birthday party for a 2 year old girl.  I had put off making a gift for the whole week, not knowing exactly what to…

New Bedroom Part II

Over the holiday weekend, I was able to finish up Levi’s bedroom and I am happy to report that it gets two thumbs up.  He loves his “yellow room” and especially having a lamp next to his bed…it’s the small things, right?  The bookcase came out just as I had envisioned it, which was a nice surprise because I really…