Category Archives: crafty

Blankets for Dash

The past 2 months have been slim pickin’s around here. While not terribly much has happened with the house, it hasn’t been all bon-bons and pedicures. I have been working on this – A baby quilt for the tiniest little … Continue reading

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One Succulent Party

Curious why my dining room table was in the living room? I threw a surprise bridal shower for a friend. And no, I did not iron the drop cloth tablecloth. Her colors were a pear green and latte. The succulents – purchased … Continue reading

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How To: Diamond Tufted Headboard, Part 2

Last month, before I debuted our Master Bedroom, I showed you how I retrofitted my Craigslist headboard to be the frame I wanted. I’m back to walk you through the rest of the tufting but I think we’re going to … Continue reading

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How To: Pillowcase Version 2

As I mentioned yesterday, I made 4 pillowcases for our Master Bedroom redo. Yesterday’s pattern worked great with a single yard of fabric but every fabric’s different. My other fabric had these long stripes of flower. I wanted the pattern … Continue reading

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How To: Make a Pillowcase (version 1)

I made 4 pillowcases for our Master Bedroom redo {2 in each pattern, as you can see in the photo}. This is actually the first time I remember making pillowcases and I tried it two different ways. Both versions worked … Continue reading

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The Shape of Things to Come

I spent ALL weekend working on the headboard. Literally Friday night, from 8am-6:30pm Saturday, from 10:30am-12:00am Sunday. The headboard is basically 2 different pieces that will fit together – the frame & the upholstery. The frame needed significant modifications and … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas 11 Days Late

While I shared Christmas Cards Draft v.1 {& even last year’s card} in time to be appropriately festive, the actual version wasn’t so lucky. There were grand plans of writing and scheduling the post for Christmas morn. DASHED! Dashed by … Continue reading

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