Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Happy St.Patrick's Day!!!


Gotta love hand me downs! I think Jada Roo is loving the dollar store headband!

Sunday, March 14, 2010

My Easter tree



And pitiful it is lol My 18 month old seems to like it so that's what matters in this house. It's not about what the adults like or want things to look just right...it's the giddy squeal of excitement that let's you know that it's perfect and it doesn't need anymore.
This project cost about $4.00 and that was just for the cost of the eggs from the craft and dollar store. I got the branches and pussy willows from the neighborhood and the sand from Jada Roo's sandbox.

My version


So here it is. Wish i would have used darker letters but oh well another lesson learned. I'm pretty happy with it. I hot glued the ribbion onto the back for hanging.

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Lazy


Yup i'm feeling lazy! i have been working on the felt playhouse this week. I think it will be a work in progress for a long while. Today i wanted to show you this really cool Please remove your shoes sign from How does she....
I made my own with the pic from my header. I will try and get a pic of mine to post at some point this weekend. Like i said i'm feeling Lazy!
I have yard work to do today, house cleaning, errands etc. not to mention the never ending packing for 2 adults and a toddler. I'm exhausted just thinking about it!

Friday, March 5, 2010

Shamrock tree


Nothing very creative to see here. Just a bunch of foam shamrocks glued to skewers and stuck in a pot of sand. It makes the daycare kids happy so it makes me happy:)

Thursday, March 4, 2010

The banner is complete



I added some purple ribbon to the top, felt letters and tiny buttons that came off of Jada's onesies. I will iron the banner before use on a low setting
see This post to see how I made it from baby onesies

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Onesie Birthday Banner








For almost a year now i have been trying to figure out a way to preserve time. My baby is growing up way too fast and this weekend she will be 18 months. Today i was looking at someones blog that showed a birthday banner. Now i can't find the blog but it got me thinking. First i thought wow the colors in that banner are so pretty. Then i thought hey Jada has a shirt that looks like one of the flags. I went and got the box of newly outgrown clothing and found a few onesies that had pretty patterns. I then found a cardboard box in the recycleing and cut out a triangle. I then cut the onesies up the seam and traced and cut out the triangles. I did the same with some old pillow cases for the backs of the triangles. I have so many extra pillow cases I have a shelf dedicated to them! So then i sewed them together. THEN i had a problem......My pinking shears would barely open because they are from dinosaur times! So i went out and bought a new pair and boy what a difference. My new best friend! So then i cut around the triangles. Next and lastly was to attach the binding to the top and done!!! so pretty. I'm sure all you measuring kind of people would make perfect triangles and straight seams. Like i said many times before I'm not that king of girl lol
So now I'm wondering if i should stencil out the letters with paint or should i use felt or fabric?

St.Patrick's Day t-shirt


I did this over the weekend. I have such a sinus headache i don't think I will be doing any crafting today. To make the t-shirt print i used the letters from my cricut and i used a shamrock sponge from the dollar store. It's not the best t-shirt out there for St.Patrick's day but you only Wear it once a year right?
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