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...]

Bringing your lunch is now cool again; Capri-sun lunch sacks

Look what I bought! Yup, a sewing machine! Costco has them for like 180 bucks, and I've been saving for one so I bought it. And I LURVE it. A lot. I've never had a nice machine. Never. Last one I had I bought used at a sew shop like 11 years ago and it was craaaaap-y. This one can do all sorts of fancy stitches and came with all these different feet things that I don't even know what they are used for. I'm not really a seamstress. No, let me rephrase. I'm NOT a seamstress. My mother can sew and is great at it, and she taught me how to sew. She also put me in a … [Read more...]