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My DIY Dress – How to Make a Circle Skirt


I sewed a really pretty dress for Amber, so I wanted to share how I did it. I took a lot of pictures throughout the process so you can see each stage! And I absolutely love how it came out. 🙂 Amber, on the other hand, didn’t really like how it came out. However, she doesn’t like dresses at all ...

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My Completed Reversible Blanket

reversible crocheted blanket

The youth pastor at our church recently had a baby who will be 2 in September. I started crocheting this blanket when his wife was still pregnant…and I just gave it to her at church on Sunday. I am SUCH A SLACKER!

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More Cricut Vinyl & Paper Projects


As in most of my posts, I’m a little behind…but the Easter Bunny made the kids some pretty cool bookmarks this year. It’s been so long since I have been able to get on the Cricut machine. And actually, I used a different die cutter for this project: the Bosscut Gazelle. You can still do this project on your Cricut ...

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Belle’s Crocheted Sun Hat


I took a couple of nights to make Belle (my little red-headed fair-skinned child) a sun hat. Of course it’s purple and green because those are her favorite colors. 🙂 Sorry for how she’s dressed…she was outside playing nerf guns with her brother & sister. 🙂

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Pettiskirt Dress – My Next Project

I really never realized how much my girls love twirly skirts…but they are keeping me busy with making some for them. While discussing Easter dress possibilities with them, all (except Ashley, of course **rolls eyes**) of them want a pretty twirly skirt. The only condition I put on it was that the colors had to be “spring-like” not their favorite ...

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Tinkerbell Twirly Skirt!

Well, I did it! I finished my first twirly skirt with my new sewing machine. Have I mentioned that I love this sewing machine?? And Bella loves her new skirt!

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Scrapbooking a Calendar

I still haven’t had any time to work on my own scrapbooking pages, but Kia got a cool set for Christmas and asked me to work on it with her last night. We had a lot of fun! It’s a spiral bound calendar, and it came with all the scrapbooking supplies it needs: stickers for the calendar page (Month, designs ...

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Portrait Day Scrapbook Layout

I’ve designed a new scrapbook layout! This one was designed for pics of my kids on our family portrait day.These pictures are just “drawings” that I did of the layout; not the actual creations I made, or the colors I am using for my actual pages. I’m currently working on my pages, so I don’t have any pictures of my ...

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Free Crochet Patterns Site

I was looking for some new crochet patterns yesterday…I normally go through either www.freepatterns.com or a Lions Brand app that I have on my iPhone. Well, I wasn’t finding what I was looking for, so I went on a hunt! And I found a great listing of free crochet patterns at All Free Crochet. Their website is a little hard to navigate; there ...

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Crochet Care Bear Blanket Pattern

Well, it took me a few months, but I’ve finally finished my crocheted Care Bear blanket pattern. I’ve started crocheting it, but with all the color changing I have to do, it’s going to take me a while. Here’s the image I’m using for my pattern: Personally, I think it would have looked better with a WHITE background, but Amber wants ...

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