Happy Hannukah: Day 5

During the party, I wanted a bigger more present menorah than my little one. So I stopped by Cost Plus World Market and picked up these little votive holders. At Costco I found a set of 30 LED candles for $15 (including a whole extra set of batteries). So I put the ones with fake…

Happy Hannukah: Day 1

For each day of Hannukah I plan to have a different craft to show you. For this first day, I have a simple wreath. There’s actually one on each side of the door, but they’re identical. I chose this one because you can see the mezuzah which hubby and I got for our wedding. Its…

A little more Thanksgiving

Wanted to share a couple other items I sewed for Thanksgiving. Above is a collar I made for Minnie. I used the same three fabrics you saw in the tablecloth and runner for everything, working with leftovers and scraps. Below is a skirt I made with leftover tablecloth fabric. And finally, since we already had…

Thanksgiving sewing

Since this was my first year doing Thanksgiving at my house, I went all out with the sewing. In the above picture you can see most of the stuff I made including the tablecloth, the napkins, the table runner and the bread basket liner. All the napkins and the tablecloth had lovely mitered corners and…

Happy Thanksgiving!

I’m sure I’ll have another post-Thanksgiving post to show all the items I’ve made for Thanksgiving. This is my first Thanksgiving. I’ll be attempting my own turkey, my own stuffing and my own mashed potatoes. All of which I’ve never made. I also made a tablecloth, table runner, napkins and matching outfits for me and…

Food Friday: Pamplemousse

I apologize for just the food posts right now. I haves some sewing posts that I just need to finish up and I’m working on some really cool projects right now. So soon . . . soon there will be more crafty posts. Until then, enjoy these lovely desserts from Pamplemousse. The macarons at the…