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Come Fly With Me Hot Air Balloon Hoop Art

Are you ready for some more Summer Hoop Art?! I sure am! A little while ago I posted the tutorial and pattern for a sweet little Retro Camper Hoop Art. Well I fell in love so much with the style and feel of that hoop that I decided to make…

12 Creative DIY Fabric Bins

12 Creative DIY Fabric Bins

Now that we’ve moved into our super cute new little farmhouse – I am doing tons of research into creative storage ideas! While this house is just about the cutest thing ever, I don’t have as much closet space, especially for crafting materials. So of course I had to research creative storage…

Vintage Fabric Wrapped Ampersand

I have a deep and abiding love for vintage fabrics. They are so pretty and colorful, and I love all their sweet florals and patterns. And since my previous job was as a graphic/website designer, I have a thing for typography too. This giant Vintage Fabric Wrapped Ampersand is the…

Summer Picnic Coasters

Easy DIY Summer Picnic Coasters

With summer in full swing , it’s time to start thinking about barbecues and pool parties and picnics! Here in Southern California the weather is nice enough for picnics year round, but in summer it stays light long enough to actually see what you’re grilling up for dinner. I’m always looking…

Summer Burlap Flower Hoop Art

Bring on the Sunshine Summer Floral Hoop Art

This sweet hoop originally appeared on Crafts Unleashed. Reposting it here so you can see it too! :) Is it toasty where you live? It has been such a hot spring and summer here in CA! I am loving all this sunshine though, especially since I only have a couple…

Get Out of Town Hoop Art

Retro Camper Embroidery Hoop Art

Summer is around the corner! And that means vacation time. Now someday I would love to have a fabulous pink and turquoise retro camper that is all decked out with pretty fabrics and a bunting to roam the country in. Though if it is pink and turquoise and buntinged (totally…

Vintage Floral Vases

diy Vintage-Style Floral Milk Vases

It is no secret that I love playing with vintage fabrics – and finding pretty antiques to decorate the house with. Sometimes I can’t find what I want – so I have to just make it myself! A couple of months ago I found the coolest floral pitcher on Etsy,…

Creative Bookmark Gifts

Read in Style – Fun Wood and Fabric Bookmarks

So I have to confess I have another love.  I have a bit of a thing for books. Ok. It’s a pretty huge thing. And really, I love all the books. Classics, suspense, mystery, even a little romance. My current theme is reading these dystopian/future/science fiction style books. In which teenagers seem to…

But First Coffee Hoop

Simple Embroidery Stitched Coffee Hoop Art

I have a sweet little embroidery hoop project to share with you today – this “But First, Coffee” embroidery hoop art! It’s simple and quick and would look so perfect hanging next to your coffee maker! I have a little coffee “station” – which is really just a corner of our…

Large US Map Hoop Art

Huge Fabric US Map Hoop Art

Do you ever see something at the thrift store, and your heart just about stops? You don’t want to draw attention to it, on the scary chance that someone else will spot it and make off with it before you get your hands on it. So you do a subtle…

Easter Brunch Place Cards

Easter Bunny Hoop Art Place Cards

I am all about hoop art. You probably know this. I’ll pretty much put them everywhere – they add something so fun and whimsical to walls and décor. I love the idea of adding them to the table too – so today I have these new Easter Bunny Hoop Art…

Hanging with my Peeps Embroidery Hoop Art

Spring “Peeps” Embroidery Hoop Art

Spring is just around the corner! And with Spring comes . . . spring candy. One of my favorite things ever. Back in the dark ages of Flamingo Toes I made up a printable celebrating the awesomeness that is Peeps. I still think those hip peeps are so cute, and…

Burlap and Felt St Patricks Day Wreath

Lucky Shamrocks St. Patrick’s Day Wreath

I was taking down my Valentine’s Day decorations this weekend and realized I had a serious lack of St. Patrick’s Day décor to replace them with. Namely a wreath! I decided I better fix something up and quick – so I made up this new Lucky Shamrocks St. Patrick’s Day…

scrappy deer artwork

Scrappy Spring Deer Artwork

I have another stash busting project for you today! This sweet little Scrappy Spring Deer Artwork is perfect for using up your extra fabric and supplies – and so perfect for Spring!

Pixelated Heart

Pixelated Fabric Heart DIY Pallet Art

We are all lovey on the blog this week! Which is the best way to be really. So today I have a fun décor piece for you – it’s my new Pixelated Fabric Heart Pallet Art! I’m kind of into to this mint/gold combo on things now, I think they…

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Top Ten Posts of 2013

Can you believe it is that time already? This year has flown by! I have had so much fun sharing things with you this past year – I so appreciate all your support and encouragement. And I am super excited about 2014 – I have some fun projects in the…

Joy Light Up Chalkboard Art (2)

Cookie Cutter Marquee Chalkboard Art

We’re getting down to the wire here with Christmas projects aren’t we?! But sometimes you get an idea and you just have to roll with it!! Even if it means your house isn’t clean when your in-laws get here. Ahem. I’ve been wanting to make a Marquee sign for ages…

pastel and glitter bottle brush trees

Faux Vintage Style Bottle Brush Trees

You guys. I had so much fun making this project! I’ve been in love with those vintage bottle brush trees for ages. They can be a bit pricey though – especially those big, full ones that look all glittery and old and awesome. Or maybe you can find an ivory…

reindeer cookie plate

Dishes to Welcome Santa & Friends

Even though my kids are teenagers we still love participating in the traditions we had when they were kids. That means going around looking at lights, having our giant fondue feast on Christmas Eve – and putting out treats for Santa. Well this year I have some fun (and cute if I…