Now we continue with our making of the buttercup bag. The finished product is above 🙂 We resume by working on the outside of the bag.
I saw the Buttercup Bag from Made by Rae on How About Orange (one of my new favorite blogs). I thought it looked super cute and easy so I figured I would try it out. Perfect for some fat quarters I had bought that I just couldn’t resist (even though I have way too much fabric). Here’s…Details
Catching up on some old posts . . . After I got my new replacement KitchenAid (yeah, some gears broke, but it was still under warranty so they just sent me a new one–KitchenAid is awesome like that), I decided to make some ravioli for dinner. The actual making of it doesn’t take that long,…Details
While I was home over Thanksgiving, my dad and I made cranberry almond nougat. We used the Martha Stewart recipe from the most recent Holiday issue. That one calls for lemon which we left out and we also replaced half the almonds with cranberries. We made it my last day and it takes at least…Details
Yes, I know. More cupcakes. I have numerous other things to post, but haven’t had time to take pictures. I will. Promise. Meanwhile, here is a picture of some Chocolate Meringe Cupcakes I made. I was trying to recreate the Old-Fashioned cupcake I had from Miette and I think I did a reasonable job. I…Details
They had a baking contest at work today. Of course when we heard about it, my girls and I, we had to enter it. And of course we had to enter the cupcake category (there were 4 other categories as well). With some help from hubby (he gave me the basic idea and I made…Details
So in this post I showed that I made a letterpress. It took me a weekend to make the letterpress but Sunday night I was able to do my inaugural print run with it. Here are the basic steps for doing a run: Ink the plate. Attach the paper. Slide in the plate. Pump the…Details
Yes, I finally did it. I’ve been going on and on about making a letterpress and I finally did it. While looking for invitations for my wedding, I totally fell in love with letterpress. It’s such a great combination of pretty yet tactile. I took a class on it and you can see the results…Details