I woke up quite a bit before my alarm this morning and was feeling very energized despite the lack of fitness this weekend (talk about a huge slacker). Perhaps it was the abundance of people I got to see this weekend that made me feel super chipper. I had quite a lot of fun seeing … Continue reading DIY: Vinyl Mugs
We found out my cousin was going to be a Daddy recently and assisted his sister and my cousin, Courtney (featured here a bit), in throwing the expecting couple a baby shower! The both of them are quite the world travelers and have some amazing stories of their adventures. For the first year, Mommy and … Continue reading DIY: Little Jetsetter Baby Shower
Happy Halloween WreathThe other night at "Craft and Wine Night" we decided to make some holiday and autumn wreaths! Remember the "Mummy" wreath I made? This is what generated that idea! We even had some new additions to the craft and wine tradition. I decided to use NOODLES! Yes, as in POOL NOODLES! I saw … Continue reading More BOOtiful wreaths!
Remember once upon a time when we made those nifty little monogram pillows at Craft and Wine Night? Remember how incredibly lazy I was and how I didn't want to sew it so I just used "Heat and Bond"? And then when I made the chalkboard sign out of the cookie sheet with the matching … Continue reading DIY Bow Pillow: The Sewing Edition
The fall is my absolute favorite time of year: Everything pumpkin, golden leaves, an excuse to wear sweatshirts and cardigans all the time... the list goes on. But my absolute favorite part is the crafts! I have a lot of crafts half finished right now, but one I just finished, one that was quick and … Continue reading DIY “Are you my ‘mummy’?” Halloween Wreath
Last Saturday was the big party day for Michelle! After weeks of planning and preparation, it was a fabulously successful day but over far too quickly. Family from both sides came up from North Carolina, Virginia, etc to celebrate the couple and we partied in the humid Maryland air until we couldn't anymore. And, boy … Continue reading Country Chic Party: Neon-colored Mason Chandelier
I'm currently house-sitting and without super crafting supplies, so I thought I'd do a throw-back. Luckily I did bring my crocheting, so I'll be able to handle that for the time-being. There are kitties in my midst and I am not sure if they fall into the stereotypical realm in their love for yarn... so … Continue reading Craft and Wine Night: Our past fun
So, I'm not the only one a fan of buttons in my family, turns out, so is everyone else and their mother. What can I say, buttons are just fun! And the word itself is fun to say... at least to me. This weekend we gathered at my sisters house to make pillows with button … Continue reading Craft and Wine Night: Monogram Pillows
"Heyyyy... YIIIKES." Hi there little blog, I've missed you these past couple of days! I swear I'm not intentionally neglecting you! Long story short: Work is mad crazy. Pretty short, right? There is a lot of bad timing happening in my little work life with ends of contracts, planning our summit and generally trying to … Continue reading Current Obession: MASON JARS… again.