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Elephant on my pillow tutorial.

  My sister-in-law, Ashley, loved the elephant pillow in the photo above. When I asked her about colors and backgrounds, she requested a gray background with a yellow elephant. I’m thinking making a pillow would cost more in shipping and would ...

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A weekend trip to Rome, Georgia.

The entire household is abuzz with more than flies today. We’re abuzz with excitement over our coming weekend trip to Berry College, Patrick’s alma mater, located in the lovable city of Rome, Georgia. Saturday morning, we’ll cruise into ...

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A perfect little chair back pocket tutorial.

SUPPLIES AND MATERIALS Measuring tape Scissors Fabric yardage for main chair back cover (I used a blue-white sailcloth) Fabric for pocket (I used canvas upcycled dish towel scraps) Sewing supplies (needles, thread, machine, fingers, etc.) INSTRUCTIONS & ...

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Sewing pillowcase shams without those fussy edges

I’ve always loved the European bed look which features pillows and shams minus that extra edge of fabric that seems to constitute the American take on pillow shams. There is something so clean and pretty about a simple envelope pillow. I wanted some ...

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Pouches and Purses

With so many gadgets (iPhones, iPods, cameras, all the cords, etc.), I’ve found myself needing pouches to keep my electronic equipment safe from the snack foods and prying fingers in my purse. So I’ve added a few purse-friendly pouches to my b ...