vintage may 2015!

Vintage May 2 (1)

the month of May is almost over, but there’s still time for Vintage May! we’re keeping it low key this year, just one week of guests and then we’ll do a round up the week after.  the guests joining us are amazing gals, and of course my co-host Kristin from Skirt as Top and i will show off our vintage-inspired projects too! our guests, in no … [Read more...]

a cute and colorful girls handmade summer wardrobe

handmade-kids-summer-wardrobe

  I've been a busy little sewing bee! You saw the beginning of Ava's summer wardrobe here, and I instantly began cutting out more tees, shorts, and capris! Patterns: Bateau Neck Top MADE shorts Go To Leggings Nessie top Knit fabric is from Girl Charlee, chambray and linens from various sources. I wanted all the things I sewed to go with as … [Read more...]

chambray shorts and a floral nessie top

chambray shorts and a floral nessie top

This post has a reaaaally quick turnaround time-I sewed it up this afternoon, took pics and am now writing it up. BLOGGING IN REAL TIME, FOLKS. it's getting crazy around here. Ok so ignore the dramatics. I all of a sudden got the hankering to sew some shorts for Ava since she really needs some summer shorts-her wardrobe is a little sad of … [Read more...]

color me fabric pencil pouch

color me fabric pencil pouch

So psyched to be a part of the Color Me Fabric tour! Hayley designed this incredibly fun fabric for kids and sent us all some to play with! Check out all the blog stops below and more on her fabric here! Sadie and I decided to make a pencil pouch for her to cart her pencils back and forth to school in...project is from my girl Katie's book … [Read more...]

polka dot chambray darling ranges dress

polka dot chambray darling ranges dress

First off I'd like to apologize for the blinding light you see coming off your screen right now....it's been awhile since these legs have seen any regular sun. HAHA. but reeeeally. sorry. Moving on. I've had the darling ranges pattern for a long time (thanks Kristin!), and had plans to make one but the muslin process usually scares me off of … [Read more...]

floral staple dress

floral staple dress

I went to SNAP conference last weekend. That needs a whole post in and of itself, but suffice it to say I had the time of my life! I needed wanted to make a floral dress for a SNAP party-sooo....I surfed the interwebs for florals and found this ADORABLE, vintage feeling print from my sponsor, Fat Quarter Shop! They were kind enough to send me the … [Read more...]

aqua chalk painted piano

I painted my piano! and it wasn't even all that hard. Find a comfy spot cause this one will probably be a long post. :) So we'd wanted to get a piano or keyboard for awhile for Sadie-she'd shown interest in learning how to play and I wanted to  have one available for all the girls to learn eventually. I had randomly researched a few keyboards on … [Read more...]

recipe: cinnamon swirl cookies

cinnamon swirl cookies

A friend of mine (hi Lauren!) brought over these cookies awhile ago and I just about fought off the kids and Rory so that I could eat the last one...they are THAT good. And this is coming from a choco-holic. They are delicious...perfectly cinnamon bun-esque! They aren't quick cookies since you have to chill them a few times, but trust me, … [Read more...]

master bedroom headboard and doily hoops

master bedroom headboard and doily hoops

A little master bedroom redo was in order! I fiiiiinally recovered my headboard! It was a basic brown, which I was getting pretty sick of. We attached the three separate pieces and I recovered it as one piece. I picked out this floral fabric which I ADORE. It worked out perfectly! I also whipped up a few pillow covers that coordinate with the … [Read more...]

simple gathered skirt DIY

Just wanted to share these easy peasy skirts I made for the girls for Easter-I wasn't feeling like sewing any dresses this year...so I stuck with SIMPLE! and I love how they turned out! I got the polka dot and floral from Joanns, and the stripe is...I have no clue. I've had it forever. I grabbed the cute lace tops from Target to finish it off...and … [Read more...]