Thursday, May 7, 2015
No Place Like Chrome
I can't get enough of this Essie color. It is great on it's own or an accent color. You don't have to keep the color strictly to your nails. You can brighten up boring bobby pins with nail color. It's SO easy. Put the bobby pins on a piece of cardboard, paper...junk mail works great too. Then paint the pin. So easy and you feel like a crafting Queen!
Sunday, May 3, 2015
|Picture is a little blurry but you can see my shoes.|
This isn't my usual style. I typically wear fit & flare dresses and LOTS of stripes. It took some nerve to wear a dress tight on the hips. I am glad I stepped out of my comfort zone.
My dress is Land's End
First Communion is a true celebration. It was a beautiful and blessed day.
It ain't a party without a bounce house!!
Go to fine linen and purple to see more What I Wore Sunday!
Friday, May 1, 2015
I wanted a banner for D's First Communion. I looked on Etsy. I saw a lot of cute burlap banners. Then I went to the craft store and decided I could make a banner for less than I would pay. Also it is pretty easy. Burlap is shabby chic so it doesn't have to be perfect. This project cost me $15. I already had the glue and a sponge. It took about 2 hours, counting drying time.
What you need::
Twine or ribbon
Burlap**I found burlap paper. Burlap paper is great because you don't need to measure and cut the fabric!
Step 1:: Place stencil on burlap. Using the sponge paint.
|The back of the burlap paper. You can peel off the paper. However keeping it on makes it sturdier.|
Step 3:: Fold over the fabric and glue. I used a hot glue gun and Tacky Glue, they both worked well. I thought the Tacky Glue was less messy.