Our old neighbors used to have a hummingbird feeder in their backyard. They moved away this year, but the birds are still looking around for food. During dinner this week we spotted this little guy around our lablab vine and snapped a few good pics of him.
I wear buns. A lot. And sometimes I like to dress them up a bit with some home-made bows. They may make the bun look more dorky/preppy, but I like ‘em.
These wristlet key fob things are pretty popular, but I couldn’t find one in stores. They’re pretty easy to make, so I decided to do just that. And it was so simple, I didn’t photograph it very well, or maybe the pics are on my other camera. But here’s what I got now. Continue reading
Upcycling an Altoids Mint tin is a pretty popular project these days. From survival kits to electronic bits, they can be made to do anything. Altoids now makes smalls, which come in a smaller tin and are perfect for holding small items. I decided to use mine to hold all my hair accessories together in my purse or backpack. Continue reading
I don’t own that much jewelry, but I still needed some way to keep it organized and untangled. My sister got a cute jewelry pouch with divided pockets for her birthday one year, and I thought it would be simple enough to remake. All you need for this project is two fat quarters of your fabric, a small amount of 1/8th inch ribbon, and a sewing machine.
Recently I’ve been into making jewelry. I love the delicate look of lace bracelets, so I raided my mom’s stash and found a few inches of this adorable daisy chain lace. I decided to pair it with some sheer, slightly sparkly, ribbon for some extra stability to help keep it from twisting.