Here are some more photos from The Farm Chicks Show last weekend in Spokane: From The Craft Barn From Hutch Studio Krys Kirkpatrick from Hutch Studio was one of the coolest people I met at the event. She and her sister started Bunnies By the Bay twenty four years ago. Already a super creative seamstress, Krys had a little *spark* within that said "Learn to Draw." So she did and a year later (yes only a year) she is a fantastic artist. Here's a little video interview I did with Krys:
Do you ever feel sad when your kid outgrows a tee shirt you love? That's how I felt about this darling shirt from Target. I couldn't bring myself to give it away because it's just so dang cute. So I repurposed it into home decor. I started by cutting the birdie design out with pinking shears. To give the tee shirt material a bit more strength I traced my birdie design onto Heat'n'Bond Ultra Hold, cut it out, and and ironed it on, following the instructions on the package. Next I found some material that coordinated with it, pinned my… Read More
My Mom and I had the best time ever at this year's Farm Chicks Antique Show. The event was filled to the gills. Here's one of two lines to get in– after the show had already been open for an hour! As soon as we entered the event, we saw this amazing display. It's a giant "cake" made out of… well… I actually don't know but it was cool. It was there as an advertisement for a bakery named (you guessed it) "Cake" in neighboring Cheney. Here are some of the lovely sights I saw and the names of the… Read More
I've been snapping photos of hearts as I come across them: Have a Happy Weekend. I'll be back with a report from the Farm Chicks Show. Can't wait to share the fun with you!
In celebration of the Farm Chicks Antique Show this weekend… it's Farm Chic! I'm so excited to go to the show. I'm a Guest Reporter for Vintage Indie and my assignment is to show the online magazine's readers my favorite finds. It's a dream job! To hold us over until then, here are some etsy finds: (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via)
Pop on over to Le Chateau Des Fleurs for a themed French Linky party and a giveaway. Isa (aka Frenchy) is a a baker/crafter/writer extraordinaire– and she's French which makes her even cooler! Here's part of the giveaway: I made the Barefoot Contessa's Coconut Cupcakes for Book Club. My goal is to distract my fellow book club members from realizing I didn't read the book. Here's the deal– the last book that was chosen was "The Quickening Maze" by Adam Foulds. Basically, it's about a poet (who after years of struggling with neglect and depression) finds himself in an asylum. Can… Read More
There is the most fun + amazing giveaway going on at My Girl Thursday: One winner will get the whole kitten caboodle of goodies from different indie sponsors including: A darling cupcake pouch + matching mirror A chocolate cupcake bath fizzie A beautiful glass pendant necklace Two appliqued and embroidered tea towels A Fun Broach A Bee Busy Kids Bag A vintage ivory vinyl clutch A darling cupcake print A stylish set of a wallet, mirror, and coordinating buttons A $30 credit to a fabulous print shop A watch necklace of your choice Contest closes Saturday, June 5th at 5…. Read More
I was so inspired by these flower pots (used for display) at Anthropologie last month. Here's my version: Vintage Buttons, Embroidery Floss and Canvas (I washed and dried it to make it rumpled) + Plaid Patio Paint in Daisy Cream, a Flower Pot, and a Glue Gun = And I have a winner to announce from my Bee Busy Kids Bag Giveaway. I went to the old Random Number Generator and out popped #25… Amy from Positively Splendid. Yay Amy! Email me your address and which bag you want… Circus or Gears. Thanks to everyone who entered!
The amazing Holly at 504 Main is featuring a banner project I made for Memorial Day. Check out her blog for ideas and inspiration and a fun link party! By the way, while the party has a sweet name "Tickled Pink" your link doesn't have to be pink or pink related. I recently got to attend one of the biggest miniature art shows around. This juried show featured over three hundred tiny paintings sent in from all over the world. The dimensions of each work, including the frame, couldn't be larger than 5 x 7 inches or 35 square inches. … Read More