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ikea! and lazy susans

i love you.  the end. need i say more? not really. but i will. i went to ikea (far to long ago) and i left with…the new magazine…oh…and some legs…for my desk. (we were in a hurry..and i knew that if i started…i would NEVER STOP) anyways. my parents went back with my sisters the […]

a thanksgiving treasure hunt

you know the worst part about the holidays? everything. oh no i didn’t. (i’m sorry..this time of year just stresses.me.out. i’m literally about 1/2 done with christmas shopping and i want to pull my hair out..) i’m trying to crank it out and be done before december even starts so i can just get it […]

kid craft monday {turkey}

we made these fun little turkeys to spruce up the house….i don’t know about you –but I CAN NOT put up my christmas until thanksgiving is over. i feel bad for thanksgiving…it gets the shaft. (but come friday we will singing mariah carey’s all i want for christmas song until my husband’s ears bleed) anyways…we […]

binky clip

okay…remember when I made suspenders…? i got that awesome girl to send me a pile of clips-– well..i had her throw in an extra one…so i could show you what you are really supposed to do with them… binky clips are easy..and cute and a NECESSITY! raise your hand if you have been driving your […]

boy pillows….

so i’ve got a fun upcycle for you tomorrow…but since i need my son to finish taking pictures…i thought i would show you the “boy” pillows i made for it…. BUT–before we begin…you need to go HERE and see the basic way i do pillows…with an opening in the back..cause boys are gross…and i know these […]

bow gloves

i got these pretty blue ones at joanns…i used a coupon though cause i had one…and i’m cheap. then i just made a little hot glue bow… 1. you hot glue in the sides 2 and 3..then you roll it up and hot glue the ends together to make a tube…. 4. see its all […]

Flo.

so… usually i’m not this prompt.. but i had a halloween mutual dress up party… that no one dressed up for but me. (dumb losers.) but i totally wanted to do flo this year… cause A. it’s easy. i have almost all the suff B.  it doesn’t require a weird uncomfortable outfit that you are DYING to […]

boy look how to

i lost. boo hoo. i’m sad… cause A. i’m super competitive… (me and the husband may or may not have gotten in a brawl over an uno game) B. this competition really pushed me to sew outside myself comfort zone and C. i got crap done. i’m not sad  cause A. i’m so tired. B. […]

oh boy….

literally. it’s boy week over at project run and play. and this one about killed me. 5 pieces.don’t know why i hate myself…but i do  plus i always use the scraps (usually it’s hair bows for the girls…but i decided bow ties would be fun) this kid rocked it out for me! super patient while […]

scalloped skirt

 i thought i would write up an uninformative tutorial on the scalloped skirt…cause it IS my favorite thing….. now. i really did think about finishing the edges..but it really just wouldn’t give the effect i wanted. i wanted it be light and fluffly and comfortable. like a jersey skirt…but more than just a plain jersey skirt. i […]

white sheet challenge how to

I don’t do a whole lot of sewing tutorials on here…cause i don’t know what i’m doingand so i don’t take pictures…. so this is really a lame-o tutorial…but i thought i would share what i did in case there was any questions: all this was made using one white jersey sheet the end. just […]

t-shirt bracelet…{kid craft monday}

after i finished my project run and play outfit..i was surrounded by jersey scraps….. and we don’t waste…so me and the daughter sat down and made some bracelets– (she tells me, “You should change your blog to TWO girls and a glue gun.” how cute is that?)   just cause it’s funny… she’s all…”the pavement […]

yup…it’s time…again.

it’s time to vote again on project run and play!!!! this week is the white sheet challenge after thinking i might be going home last week..i really wanted to push myself…you know…no regrets kinda thing… i even did sleeves. which if you know me…i hate sleeves. hate. but my favorite thing is the skirt (kinda […]

cameron diaz dress how to–not really..more like what NOT to do.

so last week i squeeeeeeked by in project run and play. (i didn’t –so thanks for that–!) i mean. i had mentally prepared to go home. (hadn’t even started this weeks challenge…started yesterday!) just because me and this dress had troubles. big. huge. no..not huge…but annoying.  and i was sick on top of it…so it […]