Thursday, July 19, 2012

 Another video on how to make Geo Mesh Wreaths.  This video uses a few additonal products and gives you more ideas of what you can do with your wreath.  I haven't tried it yet, but I will soon.

Make a Geo Mesh Wreath

I am so excited to try and make on of these Mesh Geo Wreaths.  I bought a few supplies, but did not have time to look for the wire to tie them with.  I am going to try pipe cleaners I think.  I have some laying around.  If this works I plan on updating my Christmas Wreaths soon!

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Pallet Shelves...I Am So Interested in These Pallet Projects

Source: via M on Pinterest

I don't know why, but I am so interested in these crafts using recycled pallets.  I think it is partially because I use to work with pallets at my job and my husband is a carpenter.  I wish this was my decorating style because these would be so cool to put on my walls.  Maybe I can come up with a place for these to go.  I am going to start thinking about it.  I definitely know where I can get a few pallets for free.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

I"ve Been Gone Too Long...

I have been away from my blogs for way too long.  Over the last year I have started a Hair Accessory  business that has really kept me busy.  I also work part time a few days a week.  Those along with my family obligations have kept me very busy.  So busy, that I have let my blogs go for the most part.  But I am going to make an effort to get back to work on them.

I have loved creating my accessories, but it leaves a little part of me wanting to create something else.  I think it is time to get back to creating crafts for my home and sharing inspirations from others.  Look for me to return in a big way this month and hopefully every month after. 

I have to admit sometimes my inspiration well runs dry, but there are so many other crafters out that to highlight in my blog.  If you want to share with my readers, I will be looking forward to working with you.

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Hair Bow Giveaway....

Hop on over to a new blog, "The Latest in Hair Bow" and sign up for their free Hairbow Giveaway. The winner gets to choose a pinwheel bow from the picture above. To enter become a follower on the blog and leave a comment on the Giveaway Post.

See More Great Items Currently on Sale at etsy.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Wholesale Pinwheel Hair Bows

I have recently added these 3" pinwheel hairbows to my etsy store. I love the simple design and perfect size for any occasion bows. My daughter can put these on with any outfit and it won't weigh down her head. They won't pull out of her hair throughout the day. I have started offering these as a wholesale lot. You get to pick 5 bows for $6. That is a great price and perfect to order extras and keep as rewards, birthday gifts for friends, or just get one for every outfit you have. If you would like another color or pattern that you do not see let me know and maybe I can find what you are looking for and creat a special order for you. I am hoping to add solid colors soon.

Monday, April 11, 2011

My First Boutique Bow

I am starting on a new craft...Bowmaking! So far this has been a lot of fun. I never thought I could actually make bows myself. I had bought some from stores and another crafter and decided to stop spending the money on them and make them myself. They were not as easy as I had hoped they would be.

I thought I could make these bows easily. I thought it was be so quick to pick out the ribbon and make gorgeous bows for my daughter. I was wrong on all levels.

I sat in front of the ribbon at Hobby Lobby for several minutes and couldn't decide. It just seemed like nothing was the perfect pattern or size. Then I would have to find a center ribbon. I ended up leaving with one or two rolls each time, but then it just sat at my house. I bought a few more at Wal-Mart and some more at Dollar Tree. Those were my practice rolls.

Making them was another thing. I tried twisted bows and even though I can make them I am not very impressed with them. I love making pinwheel bows and think they are the perfect size and not too heavy. But todays post is about Perky Loops. These are not easy but I love how they look. Above is a picture of my first one that I turned into a boutique bow by adding spikes.

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