Kitchen

Easy DIY Picnic Apron

Easy Summer Picnic Ruffled Apron

Aren’t Summer picnics just the best? I am such a sucker for yummy grilled hamburgers and barbecue and sitting outside on the patio and drinking sweet tea. We definitely have picnics here in Southern California, beach picnics in fact, which are super awesome. But I’m pretty excited to get in…

Can It! Mason Jar Dishtowel

Gah. I love making dishtowels. And let’s face it – I love making kind-of impractical dishtowels. The kind that make you freak out a little if your kids wipe their hands on them. To be honest I don’t really care if they get messy. It’s worth it and I think it…

A Little Mummy Dishtowel

So if you’ve visited before you know I’m a sucker for cute dishtowels. I think it makes it easier to do the dishes. Not that I use these for dishes – but still . . . ;) And since I haven’t done a Halloween Dishtowel in a while I thought…

Faux Bois Painted Tumblers

I’m kind of fickle when it come to my decorating – and that’s definitely true in my kitchen too! I’ve been about ready to change out my dinnerware and glasses for quite a while. I’m ready for something a little more fun! The generous folks at DecoArt sent me some…

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Sketchy Retro Bicycle Dishtowel

I am so loving this Christmas in July series we’re doing! I hope you are too! One of my favorite things to give as gifts are cute, unique dishtowels. They make great hostess and teacher gifts – and they’re perfect for friends too – they’re something we don’t often think…

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“Let’s Eat” Potholder

So we’ve discussed my resolve to have cute dishtowels. And my philosophy to use them on a daily basis and throw caution and dirty fingerprints to the wind. Apparently this brave attitude is spreading to my other kitchen related items – namely potholders. Why should I use a plain boring potholder…

“Let’s Eat” Dishtowel

So I kind of have a thing with having cute dishtowels. I admit it. I’m a dishtowel snob. I will even confess to buying Anthro dishtowels on occasion. Clearance of course – but still. And when I started using my cute dishtowels, I would get a little freaky about them…

Buttons and Ruffles apron

Ruffles & Buttons Apron

We’re in a Mother’s Day countdown here! Two weeks left to come up with something awesome to thank mom for birthing you – among other things. So I’m here to help – I have a fun new apron pattern for you! Cause what mom wouldn’t love – and look super…

Stacked Teacups Dishtowel

**If you haven’t entered the Pellon Giveaway for all the Stabilizer awesomeness – head over and enter – but check out the tutorial first. ;) **   I am kind of all about Freehand Stitching right now. It sounds scary – but it’s soooo not! You start out thinking you…

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Shabby Hearts and Ruffles Dish Towel

I don’t do a ton of decorating for Valentine’s Day – but I do like to have a few things here and there for a little fun. My kitchen has been looking a little lonely now that the Christmas decorations are gone so I decided to make a fun little dish towel to brighten the room…

Giant Rick Rack Apron

I have a fun new toy to share with you today – I’m so excited to tell you about my new Accuquilt Go! Baby – and to show you what I made with it! First let me show you my new apron – which I’m all in love with -…

A Little Pot Holder Love

I recently particpated in the Holiday Bake, Craft and Sew Along over at Skip to My Lou. For the Sew Along, I wanted to come up with a gift that was fun and easy to make – but that people don’t always remember to buy for themselves. I thought that…

Patriotic Summer Ruffles Set – Apron!!

Welcome back! I hope you liked the first half of the set – the Ice Cream Parlor dishtowel! If you missed the tutorial, click here to check it out! Today we’re going to do the Ruffled Apron. I know there are other tutorials out there – but I wanted to…

Patriotic Summer Ruffles Set – Dishtowel

Is it more fun to cook when you look cute? I think it is. This results in me obsessing  over creating things to wear/decorate my kitchen with. Which you probably have figured out by now. And since the 4th of July is around the corner, not to mention all the summer cookouts, I…

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Pretty Windows Dishtowel

So I was in Joann’s last week, minding my own business. Well, not really. When I’m in Joann’s I tend to mind THEIR business. After managing a fabric store for several years, I tend to be a compulsive straightener while I’m shopping. I’m the fairy godmother of my Joann’s. “How did…

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Colorful Retro Christmas Dishtowels

I am officially declaring this Christmas Kitchen Week. You didn’t know we were going to do that did you? Me either. But the stars have aligned and by complete accident – (or I’m subconsciously a much better planner than I thought) I have some fun items this week to give your kitchen…

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“Let’s Eat Cake” Apron

I have a sweet treat for you today! I call it the “Let’s Eat Cake” Apron. Because it’s always time for cake. I don’t think you can have enough aprons. And if by some unlikely chance you think you do have enough – this one would make a great gift too!…