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Watercolor Pansiy Picture

Pansies come to mind when I think of Spring because they are a great cold hardy flower for IL.  It's typically one of the first flowers planted in our flower box outside the front door.   The last few years while thrifting I've kept an eye out for some pansy dishes.  I've only been able to […]

The Weather Outside Is Delightful!


Smiles, Yes, the weather outside is delightful, not cold and dreary - but sunny, bright and in the 70's. It's spring-ish! The weather has recharged my  energy level too! I've been one busy little girl. Started cleaning up some of  my gardens beds am so exciting to see new  green buds popping up Service Berry […]

7 Day Pillow Challenge: Day 6 – Ruffled Flower Pillow


Smiles Everyone, I so wish your weather is as beautiful as it is here right now. I'm a few days behind on my pillow challenge, But better late than never... Couldn't think of a cute name for this pillow, I made one for St. Patty's Day and really liked how it turned out, check here […]

7 Day Spring Pillow Challenge – Day 4 – Sunshine and Berry Pillow!

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Smiles Everyone, Hope you all are having a great day. Day 4 of my pillow challenge. Today's' pillow is inspired by the new color scheme going on in our main living area. Berry and yellow will be our accent colors. I fell in love with these two cottons.  The one on the left is Look […]

7 Day Spring Pillow Challenge – Day 3: Felt Satin Flower Pillow


Smiles Everyone, Day 3 of my pillow challenge.. Today's pillow is a flower pillow using a satin like fabric. The felt is for the flower and the embroidered fabric is the pillow base. Making a 15" square pillow, and cut out a 16" square. I cute a 7 1/2" circle out of the felt for […]

7 Day Spring Pillow Challenge – Day 2: Felt Petal Pillow

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Smiles Everyone, Today is Day 2 of my self  inflicted 7 day pillow challenge... Yesterday I made a Spring Bird Pillow... Today's pillow is a Spring Petal Pillow. The main fabric of the pillow is Osnaburg, and my pillow is a 15" square. I cut my fabric 16" x 16". Next I made a  petal […]

It’s Never Too Late…….


I have been known to wait until the last minute to do things, and this Spring/Easter project is no exception.  To be honest this project was put together about 3 weeks ago.  Things have been a little crazy around here (all good) and I'll fill you in on the details soon. I wanted a budget […]