Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Wreaths, Wreaths and More Wreaths!

After I posted my Alabama wreath on facebook I got TONS of orders and request for other schools!  I am having so much fun making all the different wreaths.  So far I have completed wreaths for Tennessee and Auburn and wreaths in the works for Georgia, Florida, Southern Mississippi and Vandy!

These are my Auburn and Tenneessee wreaths and I'll be sure to come back and share the others when they are completed!

Womb Mates

Last fall I was asked to make some Womb Mates shirts for a friend to give to one of her friends that was expecting twins. I came up with a simple circle design with Womb Mates in the center.  The mommy to be was having a boy and a girl so I chose to use a light pink fabric on one and blue on the other.  The shirts came out so cute that the twins Mommy just hired me to make a second set of shirts since the twins have out grown their first set!  I thought you all might like seeing these cute little onesies (is there are correct way to spell that? spell check never tells me).

Since those shirts were such a hit I knew that I had to make Jillian's teacher that is expecting twin girls some womb mate shirts for them!  I am a little bummed that the blue thread I used didn't show up as bright on the fabric as I would have hoped but in person you can read them much better than this picture I snapped with my cruddy camera. 

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Parmesan Knots - Pintrest Find

Have I told you how much I LOVE Pintrest?  I have always had a problem with organizing my bookmarks, half the time I save something and then forget about it.  Well, with Pintrest I can just look at my boards and easily find what I am looking for. If you aren't on Pintrest and want an invite leave me your email address and I will send you one!

One of my favorite things to pin are recipes.  I found this recipe, I think one of the people I am following posted it and it was too easy not to try!  I made these to go along with Baked Spaghetti and they were the perfect addition!

The Easy Parmesan Knots recipe is from Real Mom Kitchen, head on over to check it out! 

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Roll Tide Wreath

I decided this football season we needed a little bit of Roll Tide for our front porch!  This wreath was SO simple to make and the only things I had to buy were the wreath form & the pendant. 

I wrapped a wreath (I used the kind from Hobby Lobby that are plastic filled with wood chips) with hounds tooth fabric.  I just tore strips about 3 inches wide and wrapped away hot gluing as I went. 

Then I made some flowers with small strips of different fabrics, if you would like a tutorial on the flowers let me know!  I purchased the Crimson Tide pendant at Party City.

I think the wreath looks great on our crimson door!

Do to popularity I have decided to make and sell my wreaths!  If you would like an Alabama or Auburn (boooo!) wreath please let me know, they are only $25!  If you have another school in mind let me know and we can see if we can work out a design!

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Roll Tide

Those of you that don't know me personally probably don't know it but we live in Alabama and we are BIG University of Alabama football fans!  Football season kicks off in less than two weeks and we are in full Roll Tide mode!  Last night I decided to whip up a hounds tooth ribbon skirt to go along with a top I made Jillian last year. 

The skirt was so easy to make!  I just used ribbon and hot glue!  I plan on hand washing it since I don't know how well the hot glue will hold in the wash.  Last week I made another skirt like this with some Little Mermaid ribbon, once I make the shirt to go with it I will share it with you! 

Let me know if you would be interested in a tutorial, I'd be glad to take step by step pictures of my next one if you would like!

I purchased the shirt on Ebay last fall, it was made by Gymboree a few years ago. I think it works perfect for some Roll Tide gear! 

My friend Shara ordered this bow for Jillian last fall from a seller on Etsy, it's it adorable???

We are ready to cheer on the Crimson Tide! 

Tomorrow I will share with you my new Alabama wreath that I made for the front door!