Capri Sun lunch bag tutorial!

I am so excited about this tutorial. I created a video tutorial for you to make your own Capri Sun lunch bags. It's a very detailed tutorial and covers every step of the way. It's a perfect tutorial to have next to you as you sew your own bag. You can even pause it as you sew to make sewing your own lunch bags even easier. I'd love for you to subscribe to our channel. Also, please share any youtubers or channels you are currently digging. I'd love to find new ones to watch. Have a great day! … [Read more...]

Adding trim to ikea drona boxes for the expedit {girl room progress}

Are you sick of hearing me drone on and on about my daughter's room? I hope not because I've still got loads of little projects to complete before I call this room done. Check out today's project: I found these cool Drona boxes at ikea that fit in her expedit perfectly. The best part? They are only $5. Oh, and they come in hot pink! Which is pretty awesome if you ask me. (They also come in black and a few other colors.) The boxes are fabric and have what I assume is heavy cardboard inside to create the box. They are great as-is, but you know me, I can't leave … [Read more...]

Hibiscus pillow from a bedsheet

A few months back I scored several decorative pillows from my neighbor's garage sale, all for $1 each. A dollar for a pillow is cheaper than buying a bag of pillow stuffing! If you need a pillow, like, right this very second, or you just aren't lucky enough to find a garage sale 3 doors down with dollar pillows, Goodwill always has a plethora of crappy pillows to choose from. Then I found this purdy teal flat sheet at Walmart for only five bucks. Yes, I went to Walmart. {sigh} I try to avoid it at all costs (you guys know how much I love Target!}, but sometimes I head over … [Read more...]

The kids are getting crafty {learning to sew}

Today I taught my kids how to sew! They've seen me sew and have shown interest in it, so when Elle Sophia Design offered to send them a Learn To Sew kit, I was all, "Heck Ya. We'd love one!" Elle Sophia Design sent us a Personalized Gift Set for Kinsey and a Sewing Starter Shape Stuffer kit which I split up for them to share.    Oh-to the Em-to the Geee. These kits are not only ah-freaking-dorable, they are so fun to boot! When you open the kit, it comes with everything you need to teach your little ones how to sew; even the needle and thread! And the … [Read more...]

Caprisun bags & totes the hit of the school!

I am a little obsessed with Caprisun bags. Seriously. Are they not just the cutest things ever? And lunch sacks? Dying. I've streamlined my initial lunch sack. It now has a handle, less velcro, a flap closure, and is less bulky at the top. They are pretty much a huge pain in the patootie to make so I'm not going to give a play by play right now. Maybe some day. Here's my tutorial on how to make the little bags though.    I also have been making these oh-so-cute large caprisun totes. They are great for school or going to the pool. The big … [Read more...]

Beyond Bows

After I had my daughter in 2004 I got obsessed with hair bows. (This is my daughter Kinsey in 2004 wearing one of my bows). Hair bows are not cheap, so I started making my own. And from there it sprang into a full-fledged business. I had an online store and sold quite a few hair bows. (This is my neice Alyssa wearing a bow I made) I sold hair bows and hair accessories until 2006 at which point we moved around too much to keep the shop up and running, so I shut it down. I do have plans in the near future to reopen my shop, so stay tuned! Here are a few of my bows I've … [Read more...]

Capri-sun chaos! Little purses for your littlies.

As promised, here is my other Capri-sun craft I promised you all. Purses! Is it just me, or are they ah-freaking-dorable?! K-bear couldn't have been more thrilled! She snatched them right up the second I was finished. And I'm pretty sure she thoroughly enjoyed every second of her photo-op as well. ;) Now that she has two purses, all she needs now for Christmas are her two front teeth! Uni the Unicorn enjoyed a ride. These bags are the perfect size for a Webkinz or small stuffed animal. I'm seeing lots of animal and purse combo … [Read more...]