Thursday, June 23, 2011

Crafts and Fun

Everyone needs that something to help them pass the time...to keep their minds from driving themselves crazy.  I've found that if I don't keep myself busy enough, I could make myself nuts just letting my mind wander.  So, one of the things that I've done is jump into various craft projects.  I have always enjoyed making things, something my mom started with me when I was really young - THANKS, MOM!  There is just something so fun about creating something.  I really enjoy the "trash-to-treasure" crafts.  You know where you start off with yard waste and a rubber band and come up with a beautiful centerpiece for your dinner party!?  Well, I'm no where near that good, but I have done a few things that I'm pretty proud of.  I thought I'd just take a second to share some of the fun things I've been doing lately.

Please bear in mind that I'm no photographer! :)

hand embroidered monogrammed pillowcases

fabric flower headband

Of course, I bought the dress, but sewed on/embroidered the button flowers to dress it up a little!

Yarn wreath with felt flowers

4th of July yarn wreath for a gift

My 4th of July wreath on my front door!

Primitive embroidery

I made the firecrackers in the center (from toilet paper rolls)

4th of July yarn wreath for Ramsey Family auction

Bunny kitchen towel, hand embroidered

I had a really hard time getting a good picture of this wreath...camera and lighting issues.  This one is made from toilet paper rolls too!

1 comment:

  1. Love, girl! You are so creative! I really love the embroidery. I have always wished I could sew, and quilt especially. I have put myself into a few craft projects, but they don't look nearly as good! XO