Monday, February 28, 2011

Craft Show Display...

I have been selling at craft shows for a number of years now and changing up my display is a constant. I always have to purchase a double space to make room for my display and it would be nice to fit all in one space from a cost factor. But for now, I am happy with the changes I made this season.  I wanted my display to stand out when people walked into the room. I went for a whimsical look and I am pleased with how it turned out.
I apologize for the quality of the pic as it is a cell phone picture.
I welcome any suggestions or links to pics of your own display.
Happy Crafting Everyone!




Sunday, February 27, 2011

Tutu Much Fun...

A couple of weeks ago, a friend asked me if I would try my hand at making a tutu outfit for her 6 month old for St. Patrick's Day. I was up for the challenge and thoroughly enjoyed making this green tutu for her. I also did some research and made a headband with a shamrock flower and some St. Patty's Day leggings.
I thank her for asking me, because it motivated me to do something new and I am pretty sure we will be adding these items to our product line at craft shows. Have a look:
THE SHAMROCK LEGGINGS

Isn't she an ADORABLE little Leprechaun?
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Better Late Than Never - My Seuss Inspired Christmas Decor



I was tired of all my old Christmas Decorations and needed some new inspirations to get me in the spirit of things this year. I have always been a huge "Grinch" fan and went through a phase of making all kinds of stuffed Grinches as gifts for everyone a few years back. (My favorite shown above). So, I decided my new theme this year would be based on Dr. Seuss. I started by picking out fabric colors that looked "Seuss-y" to me.





Here is my mantle.

Even a Grinchy update for our dog's crate that has a permanent home in our family room.






The Tree!
The picture doesn't exactly do it justice. It was so full of color and
whimsical type ornaments.



A close-up. I made the felt circle garland to go around the whole tree.


And next my FAVORITE:
Cindi Lou Who Tree Topper!
I made this using a coloring book picture for inspiration. Felt, some stuffing and puffy fabric paint. She just pulled the whole tree together.
So, that's it. You couldn't help but look into the "Seuss" room and smile.
Made for a non-traditioal, but happy holiday setting!



Sumo Sweet Stuff


Starting Fresh...

Well, I am starting fresh, over,  a new.....Why you ask? Because I am technically challenged when it comes to computers and my first Blogger (CountingBunnies) seems to have had plenty of technical issues. So, after hours of trying to research how to fix the problem...I have decided to just simply begin again. *sigh*
So, here is to new beginnings...hoping for the best......stay tuned. :)