September 2011

Versatile Felt Flower Clip (tutorial)

by ilene on September 29, 2011 · 5 comments

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My friend S gives the best presents. Not only are they sweet and thoughtful, they were always prettily packaged in some cute pastel wrapping paper or teeny tiny box.  When it was my turn to gift her with something for her bridal shower, I felt like I needed to step up wrap her gift in […]

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Embellished Baseball Cap (tutorial)

by ilene on September 28, 2011 · 6 comments

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I decorated this hat for a little 3 year old boy in less than 15 minutes! I got the little distressed baseball cap from GapKids on sale for $5!   These are my favorite types of projects- cheap, quick and easy. The cap was really plain so I wanted to spruce it up a little. I […]

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I hope you guys enjoyed the series on My Wedding! Thanks for following along as I re-live the happiest day of my life! Now its back to regular programming, ie. my random projects, ie. whatever crazy thing is cooking up in this wacky brain of mine. My friend S is a vegetarian and makes the […]

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My Wedding: The Flower Children

by ilene on September 22, 2011 · 5 comments

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(photo by Jules Bianchi) I was so delighted to have two of the most adorable little girls as my flower girls!!  One of the perks of being the Children’s Ministry director at my church was that I get to know some of the most adorable children!    I adore these two precious little girls. Their […]

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(photo by Jules Bianchi) Since our venue was a sprawling estate with lots of multi-level terraces, little cottages, courtyards and even a path through the private zoo, I wanted to make sure everything was adequately labeled so that  our guests didn’t get lost!  I hand painted a lot of wooden signs for our wedding!   There […]

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