Monthly Archives: February 2012

A big day!!!

Well, it’s not EXACTLY like winning the lottery, getting my doctorate, becoming a grandma, or having start up stocks in Facebook. But at this point, to me, it’s almost as big. Thanks to all of you, after 2 months of … Continue reading

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Drafting your own patterns

Make a perfectly fitting pattern using only your hip and bust measurements? Could this be true? In my quest to create clothes that fit, I’ve become intrigued by a pattern making system that claims to be: “Astonishingly simple, you need only two … Continue reading

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Awards, chips, vintage campers, AND oil field trash?

Ok, now how lucky am I? Two blogging awards in one week! I’ve received the Versatile Blogger Award. Thanks to Kelly from Re Stitch Me ! I highly recommend you check out Kelly’s blog. She has the re-purposing bug, too, and … Continue reading

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Nothing says “Spring” like stripes!

Nothing says spring like stripes. This XL thrift store striped shirt was just begging me for a refashion. I was inspired by Little Miss Momma  and my wonderful new assistant, Valerie, to make this spring shirt and necklace.   So … Continue reading

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Party on!

They say you’re never too old to learn something new. Learning this whole refashion and blogging thing has been ridiculously exhilarating for me! I just recently discovered link parties and joined a few of them today. Check them out, I know … Continue reading

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The Sunshine Award

One of the many reasons I started this blog was to connect with all those creative and talented people who have inspired me along the way. I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know people around the world who share … Continue reading

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Trying to “Think Spring”!

This is one of my favorite refashions so far. I used a thrift store tee shirt and an old long wrap around skirt to make this dress. I’m sorry there aren’t any “before” pictures. But I do think my son, Cooper, … Continue reading

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Launch Party Winners

Thank you so much for helping to make the etsy shop launch party such a success!!! Here are the hourly winners: 5 am- Craft Me Some of That 6 am- Rock Bottom T Shirts 7 am- Pearls of Serendipity 8 … Continue reading

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And the Virtual Launch Party starts NOW!

You’re invited to the Virtual Launch Party of my new etsy shop. Each hour, starting at 5 am, I’ll be giving away some of my cards. To be eligible for the giveaways, you’ll need to do any ONE of the following … Continue reading

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Remember, the Virtual Launch Party is tomorrow

Tomorrow, February 18, you’re invited to the Virtual Launch Party of my new etsy shop. Each hour, starting at 5 am, I’ll be giving away some of my cards. To be eligible for the giveaways, you’ll need to do any … Continue reading

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