Monthly Archives: August 2011

We’re On Pinterest!

Have you heard of Pinterest? “Pinterest is a Virtual Pinboard. It lets you organize and share all the beautiful things you find on the web. People use pinboards to plan their weddings, decorate their homes, and organize their favorite recipes *and organize their long craft to-do list!* :). Best of all, you can browse pinboards […]

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How To Upholster Dining Room Chairs

Our friend Linda at Craftaholics Anonymous redid her dining room chairs with fabric from The Ribbon Retreat. And they are GORGEOUS! She used Celadon Garden Gate in Good Life designed by Wooster & Prince for Robert Kaufman Fabrics. Linda shows you how you can upholster your own chairs on her blog. The How To Upholster […]

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Flower T-Shirt (Adding Fabric to Knit)

I bought a cheap plain T-Shirt with the intent to jazz it up somehow. I made a fabric flower a while back where I layered folded petals. I thought it would be cute to layer the same type of petals on my shirt and sew them in place. I think it turned out pretty cute.  […]

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Personalized Taggies

I have found the baby gift I am making for baby showers for the rest of my life! I LOVE these! One of my friends just had a sweet little girl on Thursday, and I brought her dinner on Saturday. For some reason a meal and cookies just didn’t cut it. I think running this […]

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Office Supplies Makeover

These are great for the home, for coworker gifts, teacher gifts, and so much more! It’s also low cost and fast to do. – Push Pins – This is so easy! All you need is push pins (or preferably thumb tacks), hot glue or E-6000, and buttons! I used push pins, but now that I’ve […]

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Posh Pettiskirt

 I  just wanted to show you how the Posh Pettiskirts look on. They are very well made and really fluffy. My daughter is 13 months and she is wearing the small one.  It fits her with plenty of room to grow. The small would fit little babies well enough for photos and then you could […]

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Mama Mia Diaper Bag

Isn’t this Mama Mia Diaper Bag so CUTE!? I got the pattern and fabric before Brady was born with full intentions of finishing it before his arrival. Well, obviously that didn’t happen. But it’s done now! And I think it’s perfect timing because he gets to help me model the cute bag! Don’t you just […]

Posted in Baby Craft Ideas, Bag Tutorials, Patterns | 11 Responses

Lace Petti Romper Update

Do you remember these posts Lace Petti Romper and Lace bows?  Go take a look if you missed them. I got a few pictures back from the photoshoot.  I’m so excited to show you how they look on! I used Pink, Brown and Off White Flora Lace.  There are lots of way fun colors to […]

Posted in Baby Craft Ideas, Clothing Tutorials, Girls, Homemade Hair Bows and Sculptures, How-To, Photography Prop | 3 Responses

Giveaway Winner!

And the winner of the $25 Gift Certificate to The Ribbon Retreat is… Monica H! She said: “Favorite crafts are korker hair bows, but I’d love to see how to make ‘raggy’ (fabric) bows.” Monica – I’ve sent you an email! Thank you to everyone who entered!!! I LOVED reading through what your favorite crafts […]

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How To Make a Fabric Flower Version 1

This is a really fun flower that can be worn by baby girls, Women, and everyone in between. I really love this flower! The fabric I used for this flower is Pink Python from the  Urban Angel Collection.  I’ve used this type of flower on the Jack N Jill Hat and on a mod podge […]

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