Tuesday, August 24, 2010


I have so many projects to post however it is NOT possible without our camera, which is so conveniently NOT working. So now you see that I am NOT the happiest momma, but I will NOT complain about it again. I will just pray that it gets fixed fast so I CAN fill you in on some fun things I have been doing including the new bed frame that I got for just $.99, some front porch fun, and a Monkey B-day Bash.
So until then, craft-on crafters.

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Fabulous Dress

I have been missing from the Blogging World due to Vacations (I know you can shed a tear for me.) I am not complaining about it I just have an excuse for being a slacker. However my list of posts keeps growing, this one I wanted to share before we leave for a family reunion at the “Happiest Place on Earth!!!”

I found this little treasure at Savers for .99cents and my wheels started turning…

Thanks to my moms AMAZING tools we created this….

I am proud of the way the apron turned out even though I am NOT a pro with the sewing machine, my daughter will be one styling girl in California this week.



Monday, June 28, 2010

Travel Organizer

YEA, its time to get out of the heat and go on our first summer vacation of the year!!! Every year we have the great opportunity to spend some time in the lovely Durango, Colorado and we LOVE it. However, this year we will be taking a 2 year old little boy who is VERY (understatement) active. Subsequently, I am trying to be as organized as possible to help tame my son on the long road trip.
I found this nifty thing at Savers for $0.99.
Ironed on the words,
Then added some frills!

Now to see if this helps my kids for the long trip ahead.

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Thursday, June 24, 2010

Super Father's Day

I have been so late in my postings largely because my dear husband is home over the summers and he, for some reason, makes me feel like being on vacation every day. But in tribute to him and how our little family feels about him here is how we celebrated "HIS" day...

I had to wake up the kids to help me give dadda his breakfast, they were not impressed.

I got the shirts 1/2 off at Hobby Lobby months back for only $1.50 each and bought iron on printable paper with a 50% off coupon for under $4. Grand total for all 4 shirts $10!

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Pretty in Purple

This post was featured on Blue Cricket about a month back but for those that didn't see it...

I finally got around to redoing this adorable chair that I got at Savers for 1/2 off, making it a whopping $2.50.

Lets get started! First to undo the seat of the chair, it was super easy 3 screws and off it went.

The spray paint ended up costing the most, after a 40% off coupon to Hobby Lobby it ended up being $3.

The hardest part of this whole thing was deciding what leftover fabric to use in recovering the seat.

My daughter ended up picking out this cute paisley fabric. I ended up just stapling over the previous set.

And for a final touch...

Now I just have to put it back together again.


This whole project cost $5.50 for the chair and the paint, all the rest of the stuff I had on hand. It does pay off to keep things, still trying to convince my husband;)

Sunday, June 13, 2010

Patriotic Dress

It would be an understatement to say that I am NOT a seamstress. I would love to be, the things I would do, dream on DaNell. My mother is one of, if not THE, very best seamstress that I have ever met and while I lived with her for many years my desire to learn on the sewing machine was slim to none. Oh, the things I could have learned, kicking myself. However, if I even want to sew a straight-line or a simple dress I have to try. I got this old fabric from my aunt who was going to get rid of it, and after a year of storing it I decided it wouldn’t be a waste if I ruined it so here is what I came up with.

Not the best but without a pattern I think it turned out okay. Plus she wore it to church and played around at home and no rips or tears so we did AOK!!!

make it wear it


I know that this has been done, redone, and done again HOWEVER it is my first go around. I was given four chairs from a friend and have just now redone the last one.
I decided to do something more BOLD and go with an Apple Green spray paint.

I cut a circle out of the middle of the seat, all by myself mind you. I think my husband was a little nervous because he happened to need to clean up the yard right next to me as I was cutting. I can be a little clumsy so I took that as true concern for my well being as well as the handsaws.

Ta-da!! My little version of a planter-chair, I am almost finished with the front porch just in need of a inexpensive bench. I will be keeping my eyes OPEN. Oh & I found the greatest deal on an out door light but I have a little sprucing to do.

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