sadie’s floral baptism luncheon

sadie's-baptism-luncheon

Sadie turned eight last year and was baptized into our church! I had a great time planning her baptism luncheon that we hosted at our home, lucky girl she basically got 2 birthday parties! We decided on a coral ombre theme with touches of gold, kraft paper, and floral! see her baptism dress here! I used some of the new Rifle Paper Co by Cotton … [Read more...]

russian piping tips

russian tips

I just made this sweet cake for a church activity (kinda went overboard on the flowers, I know), with my brand new Russian piping tips Rory got me for Christmas! (that I added to my Amazon wishlist, and then sent him the link to, let's be real) The set I got has SOO many options-you can see all the different varieties in the pictures, I believe. … [Read more...]

blush rose kensington dress

peachy coral kensington dress

Another sweet little dress for the Sadester! I'm loving the Kensington dress pattern-it's the perfect little knit dress...I have plans for about a bajillion more of these. ha! I sewed this one up for Sadie in this lovely blush double knit, which has a gorgeous pattern to it. Love it. I widened the skirt panels and pleated them-eyeballed the … [Read more...]

grey quilted skater dress

grey quilted skater dress

 I've had this fabulous grey quilted fabric in my stash for awhile-the plans were to make a cardigan out of it originally, but then I couldn't stop picturing a cute little skater dress, so in the end that won out! and I love it! It's super cozy and simple! I knew I needed to use the skater dress pattern because I didn't want to gather the … [Read more...]

cap sleeve floral swingy dress

cap sleeve floral swingy dress

Sadie is of course...growing out of all her dresses. this seems to be a constant thing in our house! So I whipped up two the other day, and I have more I want to make too! I'm feeling my sewing mojo slowly coming back! I made it with some swingy rayon from fabric.com that looks like it's out of stock! bummer! It was super tricky to sew with … [Read more...]

EXTRA special Valentines with free printable!

EXTRA special Valentines with free printable!

One more valentine! I actually created this one in 2015 but never uploaded it, but better late than never, eh? I found the extra gums at our dollar store, so it's the perfect last minute valentine-although maybe better suited for your gal pals or older kids!   CLICK HERE for the free printable! Just glue or tape a small pack of extra gum … [Read more...]

airplane valentine with FREE printables!

airplane valentine with FREE printables!

Another valentine for you all! I found these adorable foam heart airplanes on Amazon (where else!?) (affiliate link<--) and HAD to get them for Charlotte and Ava to hand out! Of course, I had to whip up a free printable for you all to use! I added the cute little airplane to the back so people would hopefully get the hint as to what they are, … [Read more...]

OH snap! camera valentines! (and free printable!)

cutie pie camera valentines!

I know, I know, this is NOT helpful for this year's Valentines! haha! oops. I have a long time love of making Valentine printables for the blog, and I had to put this up here even if it'll be useful for next year! I found these adorable viewfinder camera toys on Amazon (affiliate link), and HAD to order them! They were fairly inexpensive-for … [Read more...]

easy globe makeover

easy globe makeover

  I've been making over a few of my globes lately, and this one is the latest! I'll add a pic at the bottom of my Death Star! It's awesome if I do say so myself. ;) I started with this one-love the size and that it's made of metal, but the colors weren't really blending in with my new decor. (I've been redecorating the past 7 months or … [Read more...]

Sadie’s My Neighbor Totoro birthday party

Sadie's My Neighbor Totoro birthday party

  If you've never seen the adorable movie, My Neighbor Totoro, do yourself a favor and watch it! It's been a family favorite for years, and the girls love watching it at my grandma's house-it's a special treat for them! Sadie chose it for her birthday theme this year and I was SUPER excited to dive into planning and crafting! (affiliate … [Read more...]