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 […]

Valentine Fabric Scrap Card…

Valentine Fabric Scrap Card

I've never dabbled in card making, or any kind of paper crafts before. I've been making some of Mr. Charmer's Valentine Gifts and decided it would be fun to make a Valentine Fabric Scrap Card for him. It was an easy card to make and it was a good project to use some of my […]

Valentine Hearts…

Knitting yarn and needle

Valentine's is such an inspiring time, love, kisses, smiles, and knitting! I found a cute pattern for knitted hearts at Natural Suburbia and have been knitting my heart away! They are so cute and knit up in less than a 1/2 hour. Their also adorable hanging... Been enjoying knitting these cuties - my needles are […]