Lemonade and Bento Box dresses

Here are two sundresses I recently made for my daughter and I. They are both the same style of dress, but two different prints… Ciarra’s Bento Box sundress…. Ciarra picked this print out. She loves it. She makes Sushi all the time in our house, so we thought it was appropriate! LOL Ciarra’s shoes: Wild […]

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The Vogue pattern 8280 Plaid “galaxy dress”…a cautionary tale….

FINALLY…I have completed “round 1” of the Vogue pattern #8280 “galaxy dress”. This dress has taken weeks to complete because of the “house” situation we have going on right now. There was never a solid block of time in which I could work on it. Because of this I ended up hacking the skirt shorter […]

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THE CUPID DRESS

So here it is finally! The dress I made for Ciarra. We call it the “Cupid Dress” because of the pattern on the fabric, the color, and it is a very romantic style. Originally I was thinking Ciarra would want this dress to be a bit shorter in length, but once it was done, we […]

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SPRING FORWARD!!

When we woke this morning, we had forgotten that it was daylight savings time! LOL! It was now an hour ahead of what we thought it was. Today the weather outside looks amazing, and so my family and I will take a trip over to York River State Park to do some mountain biking. How […]

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We are a “Best of August” project on BurdaStyle!

Today I received an email in my inbox from BurdaStyle with a link to the gallery of the “Best Of August” projects from their site. Ciarra in the Cherry Sprinkles Dress was a pick for the month of August. Cool!! 🙂 That just made my day! Screen capture of Burda Style and The Cherry Sprinkles Dress […]

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Another fun nail polish and schedule for the week

This weekend while shopping at Target, I came across another magnetic nail polish. This one is made by Sinful Colors and it is their ‘Sinfully Magnetic’ polish. I bought the ‘Polar opposites’ color.Instead of making a wave like design like the Sally Hansen polish, this one makes a star burst! I love it.You have to […]

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Silk Habotai dress

I am currently working on a boho style dress. The outer facing fabric of the dress is a silk habotai that I bought about a year ago. The fabric is a border print fabric, which means laying out the garment and cutting had to be carefully done in order to match the designs on the […]

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Wear em’ cowgirl!

I adore cowgirl boots! I don’t care what the current “trends” are, to me these boots will always be classic, and so very American. cowgirl boots I know that city girls have been sporting these for a couple of seasons now, but the rest of our country has been wearing them for a LLLOOONNNNGGG time […]

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Ciarra’s favorite finds-MINT AND BLUE!

Some of my favorite colors of all time are mint and blue! About 80% of my wardrobe is in various shades of light blues, mint and aquas. I could easily wear these colors all year round, but I mainly wear them in the summer, because they bring back memories of the beach, and summer fun.     […]

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