Bailey Baby Design Giveaway! closed

US Residents onlyBailey Baby Design has the  C.U.T.E.S.T  little kids clothes! They are giving away a onsie or shirt of choice to a lucky reader!  How to enter:Gain entries  for each completed (You can have up to 5 entries):  Follow my blog (2 … [Continue reading...]

New Sponsor

We have a new sponsor! Her name is Paige and she makes the most BEAUTIFUL tops! You really MUST go check her out (click here)! This is one of my favorite tanks!  She can also be found at her blog...simplyhandmadebypaige.blogspot.comand if can you believe it... she is only 14! amazing! We … [Continue reading...]


I decided to change the rules a little...Instead of losing one contestant each week, I say we keep all 5 contestants for all five weeks! We will keep track of the votes for each contestant and the person at the end of the competition with the highest number of cumulative votes wins! This … [Continue reading...]

Nothin’ wrong with a lil’ competition!

Update: There has been a slight change in the rules... click here to see the difference. introducing...HOW IT WORKS: There will be five contestants (could be you!). Each week we will have a different theme and the five contestants will anonymously create something with that theme in mind (ANYTHING, … [Continue reading...]

a hand-stitched Friday: Walmart Wonder

  What you need:Step One: Cut two 11 inch strips of ribbon (I used: Offray, satin antique white, 5/8 inch). Cut one end of each ribbon into an angle (as shown). Heat treat all ends with lighter.Step Two:Cut two 14 inch strips from the other ribbon (I used: Offray, large ric rac trim, cream). … [Continue reading...]

The Walmart Wonder

Before I left for my husband's summer internship I perused my craft closet and packed a gallon-sized Ziploc baggie full of crafting goodies. The supply shortage has really forced me to think outside the box in terms of what I can make. After staring at some ribbon and beads for a very long time … [Continue reading...]