Well. Summer is here. The boys are enormously excited. I am looking forward to a summer full of fun and some learning activities for the boys. (H is desperate to learn how to read and E needs to keep up on his Math.) We are all looking forward to having mornings that don't include shouting … Continue reading End of (School) Days
E's school (he goes to a private Montessori school in case you haven't been keeping score) is having their annual spring auction in conjunction with the spring fair. This school goes all out and really takes the time to solicit some great businesses. The parents are also really generous in buying the fair items and … Continue reading Auction Madness and a Purse
So we all know that I love every bag that I make. Desperately. Passionately. Love. And here are two more little love children for my collection. And this number. Here are a few more close-ups of the very stylish and hand-made rosette. The rosette is made from a silk charmeuse and I hand sewed in … Continue reading Two new bags that I am in love with.
Hard to believe it is January 1, 2013. A lot happened in 2012. I met several new friends including one person who I feel is a kindred spirit and helps to bring out my artistic side. A fleet of costumes were made, lots of travel happened - including to the beach which is where I … Continue reading Happy New Year!
She needs to see this....
Okay. Proud Mama moment coming up. You've been warned. At E's school they have an annual Secret Snowflake - er - thing. The kids get matched up with a another kid in their class and for the week they leave trinkety presents and notes for that person while trying to keep their identity a secret. … Continue reading Talent in the Family
A huge thank you to everyone who came by our Trunk Show this weekend. It is always so gratifying to see how many people love the things we make so much that they must buy them. I have a very Sally Field moment of, "You like me! You really like me!" during these shows. Most … Continue reading Trunk Show, Day 2
Day 1 of the trunk show started with a bang. Swarms of people came through those doors and our handmade goods were flying out of the doors. Both the Baubles of Cheer clutches sold and I have orders for more. This neat little KitKat bag sold But I still have it's sister in brown for … Continue reading Trunk Show, Day 1
For those of you who are curious, I finished that last bag and it will be for sale tomorrow. I also baked a bunch of chocolate cupcakes and will be frosting them in the morning. A little later I will be putting together a cheese tray and in between I'll be putting the finishing touches … Continue reading Coming Along
E, my 7 year old, is sick today. (Poor baby!) So I'm forced - forced, I tell you - to stay home and sew more bags. Poor me. I was part way through one of my cute shopper bags when I ran out of the thread color I need to finish the quilting part of … Continue reading Baubles of Cheer!