Fall No Sew Owl Pillow

No Sew Owl Pillow

I'm bringing a little fall into the Charmer this season with an easy fall no sew Owl Pillow. You might not know this about me...but I am always running behind!  It's true, for someone who is retired, you'd think I wouldn't be behind!  Not happening. I actually have my fall mantel, buffet and deck all […]

How To Make A Fall Fabric Wreath

How To Make A Fall Fabric Wreath

I love having wreaths on my front door, hanging on a wall or from a window.  This fall I wanted something different...I wanted to use  fabric....and it needed to be a quick and easy project. A wreath that had an old time feel to it.  To make one for yourself I'm sharing the tutorial on […]

Fall Fabric Wreath

Fall Fabric Wreath

Even though I haven't started any fall decorating I've been working on some fall projects.  I wanted to create a fall wreath that has a "vintage" natural feel. It turned out to be a very quick project and completed in under 45 minutes.... but the time to pull/set up your sewing machine isn't included.  Only […]

Too Late To Share My Spring Wreath

Spring Oil Painting with bird

I've been in a frenzy to get all our major summer projects completed. I haven't shared a few projects that have been done for quite awhile! So. . . .  is it too late to share my spring wreath with you? I hope not since sharing the wreath with you will help me bring closure […]

How I Made An Ann Taylor Lampshade

How To Make A Laura Ashley Blouse

You know by now one of my most favorite things to do is go....junkin!  On one of my last outings I found a blouse I re-cycled in to a lampshade....and I wanted to share with you How I Made An Ann Taylor Lampshade! I found this very pretty Ann Tayor Blouse (see my Laura Ashley […]

Valentine LOVE..

Valentine Love

Hello everyone, I hope you all will share your creative inspiration with Sunday's Best Par.tay #58, Sunday February 2.  New time 9:00 a.m. Love to see what you've been up to! My New Year's resolution is to live life more simply, with this in mind I'm  creating a Valentine Heart, Button and Rose Vignette. So […]

A Night In The ER…..and One Small Christmas Project Done!

Lampshade Covers

Last night I was in the ER from 11:00 p.m. to 8:00 A.M. this morning.  Not how I planned on spending the evening.  Sometimes if its not one thing it's another! When I got home I spent about 15 minutes finishing one very small project for a vignette I am working on. One, small, easy […]

Autumn Leaves…

Knitted Autumn Leaves

AUTUMN LEAVES... I've been busy knitted away some Autumn Leaves. I have always loved doing any kind of needlework.  Some of my fondest memories with my Mom (Wanda)were spent doing needlework.  Mom taught me how to sew, knit, crochet, cross-stitch and crewel. My Mom won awards for the silk hats that she make, she was […]

Is 33 years toooo long to spend….

Mr. & Mrs. Ducl

Is 33 years toooo long to spend on a project? I started this project back in 1980!!!  I was newly married (now ex) when I started cross-stitching Mr. and Mrs. Duck. We had just finished building our new home, and was making these for our family room. They were never finished, and the marriage ended. […]

Hearts, Love and Roses….

Drop cloth Heart

Hearts, love and roses mean Valentine!  There's definitely love at the Charmer and  I have dishes with roses on them to use in a vignette I am pulling together.    I decided to make a heart to include in the vignette. It is a very easy project (like those lately) and I pleased with how […]