Friday, July 16, 2010

And It's finished :)

I woke up this morning and just wanted to finish this gift. I have almost two weeks, but I just would rather do it now than later. I think it's pretty cute, and was simple (besides the lining... I've never done a lining before. Now I know what I would do different next time to make it easier :) I was going to make a scarf to go through the belt loops but had this way cute ribbon and decided it would be nice. There are no interior pockets, but I put velcro on the front pockets so she can still put little things in it.
I had the ribbon, thread, velcro and colorful halter top in my stash. I only bought the Hannah Montana jean capris. Oh, I used scrap denim for the strap (normally there is enough in a pair of jeans but not kid capris!). So, I spent 50cents on this present. Planning on getting a few things from the Target dollar spot to put inside as well!

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Sewing a gift...

Stay tuned to see what I made from these two thrift store finds tonight. Hint: it's a gift for a little girl who is turning 9 :)

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Flower Pot Cards!

I got my inspiration for these from SCS as well. They are SUPER easy and besides the brown "pots" everything I used was from my scrap stash... even the ribbon :) So fun! I love them. I've seen a lot of them with a sentiment stamped and hanging from the ribbon. I may do that when I am sending them off... for now they will just sit in my completed card box. They are a pocket card, so when you pull the flowers there is room for writing on a white base. LOVE em.

I have been making a few cards lately...

I have tons of this paper I got as a door prize from Torrington Office Supply a while back... I have a rediculous stash of patterned paper so I kinda forgot about it. I thought it made a more "masculine" card. I need more of those, lol! I also haven't used my SU! set "Puns from the Past" that I just "had to have" so I am trying!
This set I got when I was a demo, I just love it but thought it needed a twist, so I hole punched some "apples" and made an apple tree. So fun!

I've been challenging myself to make cards with my scrap stash because it's so out of hand. I just can't recycle it, but I tend not to use it. So, this is just a quick card I made for my Nana to thank her for our Blackhawks t-shirts and lunch in Colorado.

I LOVE THIS CARD!!! I want to make a bunch more! I have barely used this pretty set, Backwoods? by SU! I actually attempted masking and I love it. I made this for my father-in-law for fathers day this year. I normally don't make him cards, but he seemed to like it :) Maybe I will again....

This was my Daddy's fathers day card. I got my inspiration from SCS. I couldn't find any tutorials so if anyone wants measurements I recorded all the steps I used to make this card. It was really fun and just so cute and creative! Again, the fish was from the Backwoods set. I have lure stamps, but they are too large for this card, so I stamped one in the background when I wrote inside :)
Thanks for looking, hope you liked my creations!
I've slacked so much lately on blogging, pregnancy is just exhausting... especially in the summer with a two year old. WOW! :)