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Feb 21, 2010
Feb 18, 2010
Feb 15, 2010
My sweet friend from http://thevintageglitterhouse.blogspot.com/ dropped off this beautifully wrapped gift to me on my birthday. She used seam binding in place of ribbon and tied a vintage piece of a jewelry (possibly an old pin) to the top of the gift. It was so beautiful I didn't want to open it. So, I decided to create a necklace out of the gift embellishment. I loved how adorable it turned out and the simplicity of the necklace. I wore it out and received so many complements. She also gave me two rolls of seam binding since, she has found a million ways to use it and thought I could come up with a few of my own. So, I did. I made another necklace out of a random piece of colored glass and wire. I am so in love with the simplicity of these ribbon necklaces that I hope to make a whole bunch more. The bonus is that ribbon necklaces are the rage right now!
Feb 12, 2010
Feb 6, 2010
I found this idea in Country Sampler magazine and I just loved it. For some unkown reason, I have a thing for old ladders. My daughter has several friends over today and they are stuck in side due to the snow so, I used this idea to create a place to display their dress up and accessories. They loved it so much she wants me to keep it in her room however, she did request that I paint the ladder a fun color like hot pink! (I of course, love the old worn rustic look of the ladder and would not change a thing!) I think I need one for myself!!