Laptop Mat

I know it's been a while! I have mostly been working on gifts here and there that can't be posted until later on. I haven't had much time to do a whole lot. But thanks for sticking around! Here's a late posting of a Mother's Day gift I made my mom. My mom requested a… Continue reading Laptop Mat


DIY Pillow Cover With Invisible Zipper

I bought enough fabric from the DIY Roman Shades project so that I could make pillow cases out of it. I had some bare pillows that were given to me a while back that I stuffed into the closet. I bought invisible zippers for them. I have never sewn with invisible zippers before so it was an… Continue reading DIY Pillow Cover With Invisible Zipper


DIY Roman Shades

I have always hated these blinds. They came with the house when we bought it and it just wasn't one of the top priorities to fix. I was browsing Pinterest a few months ago and saw a post on how to make Roman shades out of faux wood blinds. Which was great since I've only… Continue reading DIY Roman Shades


Kitchen island

I was standing in my kitchen one day and realized I had enough room for a small kitchen island. So why not build one! I decided on a 36Hx36Lx24W. We put stools as a make shift island to see if we would be ok with that size first. And it worked out nicely. I searched… Continue reading Kitchen island


Carpenter Star Quilt

This year I decided I would get a very early start on my Christmas gifts, so I started in October. This one was started in November. I made it for my mom. I spent a lot of time searching for patterns and designs and decided on this one. I got the pattern from Craftsy. Like… Continue reading Carpenter Star Quilt


Cat in the hat quilt

My brother and sister in law have been collecting Dr. Suess books for their new baby's library collection. I found this cat in the hat jelly roll at Joann's and have yet to found another. I knew it would make a great Christmas gift! I started working on it in September, needed an early start… Continue reading Cat in the hat quilt


Sidelight Curtains

Years ago we bought some curtains just for a quick fix for our sidelight windows at the front door. And then life happened and we never got back around to them. My cats enjoy looking out those windows so anything that had to be held down at the bottom was not going to work. I… Continue reading Sidelight Curtains