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Tutorial: Kid’s Art Christmas Ornaments

by This is Carrie on November 17, 2009

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These homemade ornaments are a favorite holiday tradition in our house. Powered by Whrrl Picture Tutorial on Whrrl

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Tutorial: Newborn Wrap Dress

by This is Carrie on November 16, 2009

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One of my favorite baby shower gifts to make and give. Gather materials: Newborn wrap shirt, Skirt fabric (about 1 yd), 3/8 ribbon/twill tape, 1″ ribbon or lace. Step 1 – Cut off bottom half of wrap shirt 3/4″ below snaps. Use long sleeve or short, dyed or undyed. Step 2 – Cut 2 skirt […]

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Making Stuff: Newborn Wrap Dress

by This is Carrie on October 30, 2009

In the Bag: Another one of my favorite baby shower gifts to make is a long dress made with a tiny newborn wrap shirt. Easy & pretty all at the same time.For this version, I dyed a long sleeve wrap shirt for the December baby and used a gorgeous piece of floral silk …

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Making Stuff: Ramones Baby Gown

by This is Carrie on October 29, 2009

In the bag: A Rockin’ Baby Gown made from the softest old concert T. Tutorial HERE (made an alternative girly puff sleeve)

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Making Stuff: It’s a Surprise

by This is Carrie on October 23, 2009

Lots of homemade loveliness all packaged up for a dear friend and her upcoming arrival(next week I can show you what’s inside).

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Making Stuff: More Butterfly Wings

by This is Carrie on October 5, 2009

When I first made these butterfly wings, I gathered enough supplies to make “a few more”. Well, I finally “a few more” got made – one for a birthday gift and one for our own dress-up chest.

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Making Stuff: Monogrammed Kitchen Towel

by This is Carrie on October 2, 2009

Same appliqe technique, different product.

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Making Stuff: Daddy’s Bike Fund

by This is Carrie on June 22, 2009

Our bike themed Father’s Day continued with gifts of new bike shorts & jerseys from me and jar of change collected by the girls for Daddy’s dream bike.They scoured the house (raiding every change jar), the cars, and their own piggy banks and came up with quite a total.($42.18)

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Making Stuff: Poor Man’s Screenprinting

by This is Carrie on January 7, 2009

I tried my hand at this new “screen printing” process I read about, hoping my friends wouldn’t mind being the recipients of my first not-so-perfect attempts to make them some personalized tees.

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Tutorial: Art Case

by This is Carrie on November 21, 2008

My kids love to take their Art Cases to church, on long car rides, and to doctor’s waiting rooms.  We love to gift them pre-stocked with colored pencils, a coloring book on one side of the case, a drawing pad for the other and some stickers for the little pocket.  But kids will inevitably fill […]

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