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Knitted Pumpkin Hat

7 Nov

Knitted Pumpkin Hat Photoprop

My cousin Mallory is a very talented lady when it comes to knitting, crochet, HANDSPUN yarn, etc. Last year for Halloween, she made my Roslyn’s Cabbage Patch Kid beanie… this year, my dad had her make a knitted Pumpkin Hat for a photoprop… pictures courtesy Griffin Family Photo– if you’re in the Phoenix area my […]

Trousers To Apron Tutorial

13 Jun

Trousers To Apron Tutorial

This is a fun and simple upcycle to do with old pairs of pants or trousers. I made an Apron for my dad who loves to cook- and I added some things that fit specifically for him that I’ll explain as I go. My husband got a hole in his pants right on the butt. […]

Golf Club Head Cover Tutorial

28 May

Golf Club Head Cover Tutorial

With Father’s Day around the corner, I wanted to share with you a golden find I’ve been keeping bookmarked for quite some time now. Long before Pinterest did all this bookmarking for the future work for me, I had to keep a folder of bookmarks to remember. I’m finally cleaning that folder out. Many of […]

DIY Quiet Book

18 Apr

DIY Quiet Book

This is a sewn quiet book my mom made for her grandkids- it is so amazing! Every page has a purpose and learning opportunity. The fabric colors and patterns are so fun! I decided to show it off for her so those of you looking for a DIY Quiet Book idea might be inspired. Allow […]

Fine Finds Friday & 8 DIY Apron Ideas

5 Apr


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  Thank you for joining me again for my Fine Finds Friday! I really do appreciate every one for participating each week- I’m hoping to keep this growing because I sure am having fun creating a newsletter each week about it. For those of you who are new, every week Friday until Sunday, I host […]

DIY Door Stopper

20 Aug

Door Stopper

Here’s another funny Pinterest story for you. Yet another time that I failed to click on the link to find out everything about the pin. I had pinned this onto my Things to Sew board thinking it was a way to keep the door from latching. I thought it was perfect! Our toddler is constantly closing doors then […]

Interchangeable Flip Flop Back Straps

16 May

You’ve probably already busted out your sandals and flip flops for the summer. Here in Arizona, they never get put away actually. If you’ve got little ones like me, sometimes it can be hard to keep those flip flops on their feet. Especially my learning to walk 1 year old! No need to go buy […]

Creative Urges: Ruffle Romper

20 Apr

When I was pregnant I had purchased this adorable lace romper from etsy: (Jolene age 4 months) And I recently went back on to see about getting one for Jo’s first birthday party (yes, it is coming up! yikes!) when I found the prices have spiked and I just can’t justify spending $34 on a […]

Rhinestone Beagle: Cloth Snack Baggie

19 Apr

A Fine Finds Friday Participant There is nothing I love more than to find a blog with a tutorial of something I’ve been thinking about doing, only to find that I also learn something new from it! Rhinestone Beagle has a tutorial of their Cloth Snack Baggie- at which I learned about Fusible Vinyl! I […]

B is for Boy: Travel Bib

22 Mar

Fine Finds Friday Link Participant B is for Boy! has a tutorial for this Travel Bib that all mom’s will appreciate! And now that I have a sewing machine, I’m adding this to my list of “To Do”s too! 🙂 Click here to check it out