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Monday, December 30, 2013

And the Winner is....

Whew! Christmas is over.  Don't get me wrong, I really enjoy myself. I spent time with family and friends. Gave gifts and ate good. I am ready for things to slow down. Looking forward to the New Year and new mind set, projects, and adventures.
Ok I want to announce the winner of my birthday giveaway. ....
Its Tany from Couture et Tricot.
Tany Please email with your address so that I can get that to you.
I hope that everyone will have a safe and blessed New Year. See you in 2014!

Friday, December 20, 2013

Celebrate My Birthday With Me Giveaway

Today is my birthday and I want to celebrate with you guys by having a giveaway.  I am giving away Simplicity 1560 (note that the sizing is 6-12).  Just leave the word HAPPY in the comments to be enter. Thanks for celebrating with me

Sunday, December 15, 2013

DIY Lamp Update

Here in the Midwest we have had our second round of snow and below freezing weather. Today's high was only 29 degrees. I stayed in and started working on a top thread tracing pleats on the upper bodice. Then I remember that I don't have any matching thread, argh. So that is on my list for next week.  So I will post a quick and simple diy project I did a month ago. I wanted to add some glam to my living room and this lamp redo fit the bill.  I transformed the  green lamp to gold with gold glitter.
I first sprayed the lamp with gold spray paint that I already had, I sprayed over that with Krylon's glitter spray paint in gold and add a new gold hue lampshade. quick and chic. I still have to redo the one on the left. That one is going in my bedroom. I am thinking a tourquoise. Some shade of blue.

This is Just A Test

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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

I am on Bloglovin' Now

I finally made the move and joined Bloglovin'.  It does make it easier to read my favorite blogs. I have also discovered some new blogs. I am already thinking about New Years Sewing Resolutions and learning more in sewing and exploring others thoughts and processes in there sewing adventures is one of my goals. So if  you know of any interesting sewing and fashion blogs please let me know. I will appreciate it. 

Monday, December 2, 2013

Elie Saab: Paris Fashion Week Spring 2014

After reading Toy of  Sew&Style post feature Eli Saab pre-fall 2013, I fell love with the designs. His work is so beautiful. I had to view more. Enjoy, I sure did.