A Barbie Dress & Dress for Your Daughter in One Night

Katie Dress and combo

The other night my daughter asked me to make a her a dress for her Barbie-type doll. It was actually a Cinderella doll. I made one very quickly; with her at my side, watching the process. My process: I took a piece of scrap fabric (measured for desired skirt length) & sewed along one side with a gathering stitch. After that, I sewed a straight hem at the bottom. I took an old baby sock & cut the bottom off. Then, I sewed it behind the ruffle to form a strapless top to the dress. After that, I sewed a grosgrain ribbon to the waist to cover where the top & the bottom met. I left enough ribbon loose to […]

My Best Yes

the best yes

Down at Your Feet

Mary Magdalene

My Fall Outfit Pinterest Board

#fall #autumn #outfit

  Are you like me?  I am not at all good at putting outfits together.  I need all the help I can get.  This is […]

How I Plan a Party

party planning

Fall (Mostly Wordless)


The School Behavior Chart

behavior chart

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Floor Pillows Completed!

Kids on them

Floor Pillow Tutorial

newly finished cushion pinable

Huge Floor Pillows Part One

My church, The Grove Church, is moving & right now, we are preparing the new location.  I get to help a little bit with the […]

Bathroom Storage

Creative bathroom storage… Under the sink… Big bathroom cubes built in… Isn’t this interesting storage?  Reminds me of an airplane bathroom! …and have you ever […]

Easy Pillowcase Dress

The last couple of days I have been working on a pillowcase dress for our flea market booth.  Though, my daughter saw me working on […]

DIY Book Page Wreath by Brian Carreno

Have you seen those wreaths made from book pages?   A guy who works with my husband is quite crafty and made one.  He was kind […]