All About Knitting Stars

Knitted Stars

Once fall sets in, my needles come out, I start knitting. I think it's part of the nesting syndrome that happens with the weather turning colder. I've knitted since eight years old. My Mama taught me and we shared some great times together knitting and laughing. I have several knitting projects going on, one is […]

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. […]

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