Weekend Inspiration: Fabric Edition

I was a naughty girl today.  Our local fabric store had a huge sale on home decor and indoor/outdoor fabric and I bought a few things…  1.  Premier Prints -Rio Sunshine   2.  Denim – Unknown  3. Dhoti Stripe -Suburban/Duralee  4.  Arabia Confetti Cotton Duck  5. Java – Magnolia Home Fashions  6. Bella Top Drawer- Floral Black – Top Drawer 7. Carnival Village   8.  Solid Grapevine – Dossett  9. Bella Top Drawer – Orange Blossom   I just love watching the clerks cut the fabric, stack {Read More}

Menu Monday’s! What are your plans for the week?

How was your weekend?  I had quite a busy one, but very fun and rewarding.  The Florida weather has been kind of PMS-ing recently, so after a few days of hot/cold, wet/dry the Sunshine State decided to live up to her name and give us some great weather.  The boys spent a good portion of Saturday playing water balloon wars with the neighbors. I’m talking hours here. The only arguing came at the end when they looked like drowned rats {Read More}

Are you a Tactile fabric buyer?

tac·tile adjective /ˈtaktl/  /ˈtakˌtīl/ Of or connected with the sense of touch Perceptible by touch or apparently so; tangible Designed to be perceived by touch (of a person) Given to touching others, esp. as an unselfconscious expression of sympathy or affection – Source: Google  I am a tactile person. In school, my best work were hands-on projects that I could make and present to the class or activities where I could actually DO something. Written tests? Meh. So it wouldn’t be a {Read More}

My Mountain of Ties…..

Earlier in the week, I promised to show a picture of the mountain of ties I found in the estate sale. So here they are! Quite the funky variety, huh? Before I can use them though I need to put them on a delicate ‘fluff’ in the dryer to get rid of the slightly musty smell. The picture you see are the ones I kept, which is close to 75 ties. I took the remaining ties I didn’t want and donated them {Read More}

Dream Up Your Perfect Beach Bag

TGIF!! Man, my boys are jumpy today and ready for the weekend. It literally took all my energy to get them out the door and on the bus, but I did accomplish it. The Staples “NO!” button may or may not have  been brought out of a secret drawer…it’s been that type of morning.  But now that their day has begun so can mine. This week I hit the local quilt shop where I found tables of fat quarters on {Read More}

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