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Built By Wendy

I bought two books yesterday off Amazon after I saw how cheap they were. I’ve been wanting one of (or all of) Wendy Mullin’s Sew U books for awhile. I own nearly all of her patterns and craving more I found her clothing line and fell in love all over again. If I could define my style with one designer it would be this. Her spring line is coming out in a few weeks and…

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Crafty Like a Fox…

…bag! I made this bag for Style School. The bag itself is slightly crooked but the fox face turned out great. I think it might be a little too cutesy for me, though… not sure yet. But it was fun to make. More craftyness coming soon!

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Cupcakes!

Cupcakes? Sprite? Yes please! I saw this recipe on From Scratch and immediately went “ooooooooh!” She tweaked the recipe from here and I used that original recipe ’cause I wanted to see if the pudding really made a difference and I used that icing recipe, too. I don’t think I’ve ever made my own icing before. It took awhile to stand there with the mixer trying to get the butter and the powdered sugar to…

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A Peek Inside

Voila! Yellow! Thanks to a handful of friends my room magically became a bright shade of yellow in just a couple of hours. I just finished moving furniture back in and the sunny shade is already brightening my mood. BTW, I chose the shade that everyone else wanted. I think it turned out great!

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Button Earrings

Another project for my online craft class. Button earrings! So easy and fun. I might have to buy more button makers and make more. Alas, if only all craft experiences were so easy. I’ve had two craft fails this week. One was this embroidered necklace I was trying to make but the fabric was too stiff and everything kept fraying or not staying tight enough. Ugh, it was a mess. The other was a stuffed…

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Style School Wreath

Another project from my Style School craft class a cute little yarn wreath. It is currently hanging from my bedroom door. Made with regular and fuzzy yarn, buttons, scrapbook paper, pearl strangs and tulle

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Craft Class

I’m taking an online craft class for 6 weeks hosted by a couple of crafty bloggers I like. There are five projects per week and I’m trying my best to keep up. We’ll see. Here are a few completed ones: Inspiration binder: I’m supposed to fill it with pretty pictures and goals. Colored Pencil Sketchbook: cute little notebook cover with pockets Photo Frame Wall Art: used some old photos from my mom’s trip to Europe…

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Earrings

I bought the beads to make these earrings about a year ago. I can’t believe I let them sit around for so long. We’ll I finally made them! Pretty simple but I like ’em. Jewelry pliers are an amazing tool. I’ve been in a creative mood lately.

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