floral and leather foldover clutch

floral and leather foldover clutch

  Another little clutch for a good friends birthday! (with leather addition) I love LOVE LOVE making these! It's fun to fill them with chocolate too, of course. ;) I used some scraps for this one again, basically the same process as this clutch. the leather is upcycled from a thrifted bag-which also made a pair of shoes for Ava! the outer … [Read more...]

liberty and leather foldover clutch

liberty and leather foldover clutch

I keep busting out these foldover clutches for gifts lately, they are pretty quick to make and it's great fun to pick out fabric combos! I like to try and guess what people would like...so far they've been winners. :) crossing my fingers for future clutches... I made this liberty and leather clutch for my sister in law's birthday...the leather … [Read more...]

R2D2 quilt and star wars onesies

R2D2 quilt! for Star wars fans young and old. #starwars #quilts

    I've gotta say, right off the bat, this quilt is probably one of my favorite makes of all time. It was SERIOUSLY hard to part with, but since I made it for a friend, and decided I could make myself one someday...I let it go. barely. (edit, actually this quilt pictured is MINE my kids! I made two actually, started the second right after I … [Read more...]

buffalo plaid and gold foldover clutch

buffalo plaid and gold foldover clutch

  I recently participated in a handmade swap and whipped up this little foldover clutch for the lady who's name I drew! I kinda didn't want to send it away, but alas, promises were made, so off it went. grumble grumble. just kidding. a little bit. The buffalo plaid is flannel-a remnant I found at Joanns...and promptly wished I could have … [Read more...]

plaid quilt, blanket, and baby boy gifts (and a giveaway!)

plaid quilt, blanket, and baby toy gifts

It's been awhile since I threw my sister her shower, but I lost these pics and just recently located them hidden in some random folder. Ha! So here you go-here's the stuff I made for my seester's baby! (well, really her.) (and squeee I am visiting her and baby Benson right now!) The colors she chose for the nursery were orange, grey, and … [Read more...]

101+ easy birthday gift ideas and FREE printables!

buckets of fun birthday gift idea and free printable  craftiness is not optional

I'm excited to share today 101+ Birthday Gift Ideas for your Friends! I am joining forces with Kristen Duke in her Birthday Celebration Week along with over 100 talented bloggers sharing lots of inexpensive ideas and free printables! I was all for thinking of fun, inexpensive gifts you could have on hand for a friends birthday. All week long, … [Read more...]

snow white lulu dress & boys wallet

I just got back from a whirlwind trip up to visit Kristin in Portland! (if you were following along on Instagram you got a sneak peek of a combined photo shoot we did with the girls!! prepare for cuteness!) We had so much fun-and ate way too much. (WORTH IT) We happened to time our visit with her daughter's birthday party and so I sewed up a … [Read more...]

Nessies and Geraniums and Baprons-OH MY!

I had a baby shower a few weeks ago for an old friend-well she's not old, just...well you know.  I've known her forevers. Anyways, she's having her first baby-(a girl!) so I knew I wanted to shower her with homemade goodies. She's got amazing style so I tried to pick fabrics out that were stylin'...haha who knows if I succeeded but I … [Read more...]

DIY color blocked painted utensils

DIY color blocked painted utensils

I am super dee duper excited to share with you these adorable color-blocked painted utensils! I made them for my "mommy friends"  (as Sadie calls them....we usually exchange Valentines along side the kiddos at my annual Valentine party-if you are a friend of mine-LOOK AWAY. Or at least act surprised....), and I'm smitten. I grabbed some nice bamboo … [Read more...]

travel jewelry bag

I made this bag for Sadie's Kindergarten teacher this Christmas-she loves jewelry so I hoped this travel jewelry bag would be a useful gift for her! I kind of want one for myself now, too. So handy! I used this tutorial/free pattern. I love all the small pockets for earrings and rings. So awesome. It was a very simple sew-took about an hour 1/2 … [Read more...]