Archives for November 2011

It’s Tool Time!

This post is for all you females out there that live with tool-men. You know what I’m talking about. The garage full of drills, screwdrivers, saws, air compressors and the men who come with them. That would be my hubby M.  He is a wonderful man, husband and father….and also a tool-man. Lucky for me he is very talented when it comes to home repair, car issues and building just about anything. The only problem we have at this house {Read More}

Giving Thanks and an Etsy sneak-peak!

The family has left and life is getting back to normal. Dishwashers are breaking, the kids are getting their gear ready to go back to school and I finally have had some much needed time in my studio to work.  I have a personal goal of opening my Etsy shop shortly after the New Year, and so far it looks like I am on track. My Esty shop will sell all varieties of handbags, pouches, key-fobs and more goodies as {Read More}

I’ve been trapped in my wo-man cave!

Well, I wouldn’t say trapped, but I have actually had some time between kids activities and routines to sneak some time in my craft room to work on some projects and ideas floating around in my head. This brown and pink polka-dot tote is my newest creation. The pink ruffles you see in the front are open on the ends to allow for a piece of string or ribbon to use it as a drawstring. I used 6 different pieces {Read More}

Let the Christmas Projects Begin!

I don’t know why, but all those Christmas commercials I’m seeing on TV are  making me want to whip out all my holiday decorations and get to work. Everyone else in the house is not quite ready yet, so I am going to start working on some projects I’ve had printed out for awhile. The first one is some pom-pom garland to decorate around each of the boys doors. I purchased the yarn in darker jewel tones to be more “masculine”. {Read More}

The Bias Tape Bag

I have had this bag idea in my head for awhile, but never dug into it until recently.  The idea I had was to take a nice small tote and add a colorful fabric accent to it in a different way. I sketched it all out and came up with The Bias Handle Bag. I am so happy with how it turned out. But if you have made handbags before, you know that MOST of the time your final product {Read More}

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