Valentine’s Day Mug Swap

It’s been awhile since I’ve participated in the swap (Much Love, Illy and I got too busy to host the Cold Hands, Warm Hearts swap last year) so I was really excited when Sew Caroline and Rags To Stitches posted about their Valentine’s Day Mug Swap.  I thought it was a super cute idea for…

Gift Wrap Tutorial by Sunshine and Carousels

today’s post is brought to you by the extremely talented sunshine and carousels!  erin’s blog is so delightful as it has some great DIYs, inspirations galore, and pictures of her adorable daughter!  and her shop, oh her lovely shop, it’s full of so many cute accessories galore!  today she shares with us some easy tips…

Cold Hands, Warm Hearts Swap Package

Much Love, Illy and I wanted to send a great big THANK YOU to all that participated in the Cold Hands, Warm Hearts Swap!  You all made it a huge success by spreading the word, by grabbing a button for your blog, blogging about it, tweeting, etc!  We hope that you have gained a new…

Cold Hands, Warm Hearts Swap

Update: Thanks to all that are participating!  Sign-ups are now closed!! The SWAP is finally here!  Much Love, Illy and I have been scheming and planning for this for quite some time now (OK, maybe just the past few weeks) and we’re so excited to finally SHARE IT WITH YOU ALL!  All the details you…

Flavors To Follow: Envelopes

i’ve been busy mailing out packages for my first week on etsy!  thanks to all for your support and especially to those who placed orders with me!  hope you enjoy your item!  :)  i still think my packaging could use some tweaking so this week i’ve been inspired by different types of envelopes.  and here’s…

Flavors to Follow: Elephants

Hello from Philadelphia!  Yup, you’ve guessed it, it’s another wedding weekend, this time it’s my friend Roanna’s wedding.  We met through work (well actually at a club, but we worked at the same place) a few years ago in Kansas City!  We’ve had sooo many fun times together throughout the years and although she has…

Flavors to Follow: Dainty Doily

And here we are at another Friday, geez, how does time fly by SOO fast!  But at least it’s finally the weekend and weekend = fun and time to get some sewing in!  I’ll also be helping my friend Nancy celebrate her birthday AND my friend Lai and her husband’s 6 year anniversary!  What are…

Olive Manna FABRIC GIVEAWAY!

In honor of May Giveaway Day on Sew, Mama, Sew!, I have paired together with Olive Manna to bring you an awesome giveaway!  What is May Giveaway Day??  Well, it’s your lucky day.  It means boat loads (we’re talking hundreds) of sewing, knitting, handcrafted related giveaways.  And because I love hosting giveaways (and winning them…

Flavors to Follow: Bows

If you haven’t already done so, make sure to enter my Ink & Button Pink Fascinator GIVEAWAY!  It ends this Sunday, April 18 at 5PM CST!  I’ll be back on Monday, April 19 with the Giveaway Winner! *** As a spin-off to my love of all things Nautical, I just had to post some pretty…

Flavors to Follow: Pretty Packaging

This weeks Flavors to Follow is inspired by the 2010 lovely package exchange, hosted by oh, hello friend. This is my first year entering it and I couldn’t be more excited! There were 500+ entrants so I am not sure yet if I made the cut but I hope so! *crossing fingers* To be honest,…