Tuesday, December 9, 2008
Saturday, November 15, 2008
Tuesday, October 21, 2008
p.s. For those of you who are wondering, the bright shiny object on the tray is my phone base. I'm using this tray to hold a few red candles, the bedroom phone, and a notepad and pen for taking messages/jotting down genius ideas that come to me in the middle of the night.
Thursday, October 2, 2008
Monday, September 29, 2008
We tried to get a shot of the three of us and the matching backs of our shirts, but it didn't turn out so well.
Friday, September 12, 2008
My CUT-OUT CURTAINS tutorial is being featured on SewMamaSew.com. Sew,Mama,Sew! is a fabulous blog/store/forum of design ideas and how-to tutorials. You can see my tutorial at: http://sewmamasew.com/blog2/?p=572, but don't stop there! This site has inspiring ideas and detailed tips to help you fulfill your design dreams, and a store that sells fabulous fabrics and patterns to work with. Seriously, check it out!
Wednesday, September 10, 2008
Tuesday, September 9, 2008
The first step I took was to sand down the edges of the tray.
Then they sat on the dining room table until I decided to do the first coat of primer on 7/28/2008. That's 23 days later. When the picture above was taken.
Then, on 8/5/2008, I did the last coat of primer.
Also, on 8/5/2008, I did the first of three coats of paint. I needed to do three coats because I used the same dark, dark, dark, dark green ('Nocturnal Green' if you will) that's on the wall in our bedroom and it took that many to make it look 'even' without all the white peeking through. Finally, on Labor Day weekend, while my husband was out of town, I did the last two coats of paint. I finished them off with two coats of semi-gloss Polyurethane and...
Wednesday, September 3, 2008
So, I've been working on the slipcover. To be honest, it was my top priority as well. My husband has been helping me with this project (yes, I am lucky enough to have a hubby that can sew!) and we hope to bring you the final project soon. No, this isn't the completed slipcover, but it IS a shot of the recovered pillows (in the same fabric of the future slipcover) on the sofa opposite the one we are working on. Seeing these completedgave my husband a lot of hope.
Wednesday, August 27, 2008
And a crib skirt.
I made a Boppy cover (on the bottom shelf pictured above).
I even made a little pillow for his swivel rocker...
And drilled the holes for new hardware on his dresser (being preggo they wouldn't let me do the painting so I gotta give the credit for that to my darling hubby).
Tuesday, August 26, 2008
Oh yeah and this was for my best friend.
My mom loves red almost as much as she loves Coca-cola.
For one of my sisters. I think.I loved this red one so much it was hard to pass it on.
Oh and I made some clutch purses for my sisters.