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Rose Trim Bracelet

Rose Trim Bracelet:

Last night I was at Joann's in search of some fabric for a project I'm planning next week. While I was browsing the trim section I came across this beautiful, delicate rose trim. I wanted to buy it all in every color, but thankfully my husband was there to restrain me. So I bought 1/2 yard in pink. But I'll be going back!

I decided to use the trim to make this lovely bracelet in the perfect color. So sweet, so lovely, so me!

I know you're all dying to make one too! So hurry and go buy some trim before I clear it all out. 
I'm kidding. Kind of.

Anyways, here's what you'll need:

  • Rose Trim
  • 2 Ribbon Clamps
  • 2 Jump Rings
  • Clasp
  • Needle Nose Pliers
Start by wrapping the trim around your wrist and then cutting to the desired length. 1/4 probably all you will need.

Take your ribbon clamp and with your needle nose pliers clamp it down on one side. Easy!

Repeat on the other side. 

Open one of your jump rings and place around the loop on one of the ribbon clamps. Add your bracelet clasp and then close the jump ring.

Add your jump ring to the other side. 

That's it! 

If you want to make one as a gift and you don't know the measurement of the wrist you are making it for you could easily add a chain to one of the ribbon clamps and make it adjustable!
I hope you all are having a lovely Wednesday!

Tutorial: Beaded Butterflies

Tutorial: Beaded Butterflies:
By DCWV Diary

Today I want to share a tutorial from the DCWV & Blue Moon Beads CHA booth. Remember this gorgeous tree covered in butterflies, beads & jewelry? There were some gorgeous beaded butterflies mixed into the tree. I think these would be so fun and easy to make and mix into your spring & Easter decorations. You could use any color paper and really customize them to your space.

 Supplies & Tools:

1. Print and cut out the Butterfly template. Trace desired sizes onto your chosen shades of cardstock and cut them out. *Note: For every small butterfly, you will need a large one (and vise versa).
2. Adhere the body of one small butterfly onto the body of a larger one; repeat until you’ve glued your butterflies together.
3. String beads onto your craft wire and attach them to the body of the butterfly. Repeat until finished.
I know the template doesn’t include the intricate butterfly piece on the top layer. You could use a electronic cutting machine for that, use your Xacto knife to make your own pattern or simply just use a full wing piece on top. Or use a butterfly punch. It is still a beautiful, creative element!

Soda Can Flower


Soda Can Butterfly Pin

Some Easter Favs from my Pinterest Board

A Pretty Life in the suburbs has the most GORGEOUS garland I have ever seen:

She’s Kinda Crafty did this amazing egg topiary:

The “Boutique” Girls did these fabulous BIG egg baskets:

Cherished Handmade Treasures made this perfect spring can decor for the front door.

I hope you enjoyed my round up today and that it inspires you to finish those Easter projects. Now, go show these ladies some love. They deserve it!
What last minute Easter projects are you working on?

Uncommon Events: Party Perfect Tissue Poms

Uncommon Events: Party Perfect Tissue Poms:

I really enjoy styling parties.

No, seriously... I love it!    I love it so much that if you were a friend of mine and told me you were throwing a party for your child, I would lie in bed that night planning your entire party design, whether you asked me to or not! {Most of the time I try really hard to keep it to myself, so you wouldn't think I was controlling... or crazy } I would even come up with a plan for you to have the most fabulous party and spend a fraction of what you thought you had to spend on decorations! 

How is that you ask?  Tissue Pom Poms!    

They make a bold statement and are super cheap! 

This is where my obsession with tissue pom poms began... good old Martha!  Her tutorial is great for the basics!  All you need is tissue, floral wire, and a good pair of scissors and you are in business! 

There are so many varieties of tissue poms out there, most of them only require a little different cut before you fan out your tissue pom.

 Here are three variations that I use most often:

I admit that I am a little obsessed with parties, but isn't it amazing what an impact a few dollars and some tissue paper can make?  

If you are a friend of mine, please don't be afraid to tell me that your child is going to have a birthday party!  I promise not to bombard you with all of my elaborate plans... unless you ask! 
Have a great end to your week! 
Your lunatic friend....

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evelyn kate designs: Tissue Pom Pom: Tutorial

evelyn kate designs: Tissue Pom Pom: Tutorial: You may recall that I made these darling tissue pom poms for Evelyn's first birthday. Well, I decided to create a tutorial for them! There...

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Beautiful Sewing Room Reveal!!!

Sewing Room Reveal!!!:

Extremely Picture Heavy Post
Well Here We Go!!!!
This is what has been keeping me BUSY for the last few weeks…
I had some WONDERFUL opportunities that I had to turn down… Being ALL my Sewing stuff was Piled Ceiling High…
Equating to…
One BIG Mess!!!!
But it has ALL been worth it…
We had to keep things Simple…
Since we will soon be Selling the house
At the same time I didn’t want to take to many shortcuts
I still wanted to be able to enjoy my New space..
My Sewing Room sits right off of our  Kitchen
I slipped covered that Green a Blue checkered chair that is in the picture on top
I only put Two of my machines on the Table since these are the ones I use the most
Behind one of the cabinets Hides my Cutting Pads and Rulers
The Cutting Table is Hinged on the wall and folds down with the legs underneath it…
This Little shelf holds my Extras very nicely
This is a Handy Vintage Hamper
It holds my…
Which I will be sharing how I made it in another post
It Protects my Desk Nicely and I can Craft and Create without Worry
I have so MANY places to store things in…
Nothing is without a home..
This Cabinet holds some Extra Fabric along with some Paints, Stamps, Glitter, Pin Cushions and several other Do Dads…. Along with some of my Vintage Sewing Pieces..
When I first set out to do this Sewing Room, I wanted to go for a Vintage Dress Shop Theme…
But keeping it still Functional
I was THRILLED to pieces when I came across this Vintage Department Store Mirror… I snatched it up and new it was going to make a PERFECT addition to my new Sewing Room…
It has to be one of my Favorite pieces in the room  along with this Vintage Mannequin on this Cast Iron Stand
I LOVE when the Sun begins to go down because I get to use my Vintage light switches which we have collected over the years
I Love how the Colors Soften as Night comes and the Lights turn on
On each Cabinet there is a Cut out to display Vintage Hats and Gloves
This Pretty Lady is one of the Many pictures I have picked up while Antique shopping…
This Precious Lady is My Husband Great Grandmother…
Grandma Anna
She just seemed to be right at home here
I am in LOVE with…
There is still so much to share on some of the Finer Details…
But I thought I would break those up into separate posts
I also new how Anxious you guys were to see the finished product… Which I am still waiting on a few more pieces to arrive…
I hope you enjoyed the Trip!!!
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