Saturday, May 25, 2013

What I'm working on... plus a little Memorial Day Special

I'm working on a new patchwork bag for a lovely friend of mine.  Or trying to work on a bag.  But I'm absolutely stumped.  I'm usually inspired by the fabrics I use, but this time... nada.


Now they're just making me mad.  I keep telling them that THEY WILL BECOME A BEAUTIFUL BAG, WHETHER THEY LIKE IT OR NOT, but they're just not listening.

*sigh*

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Now and later

I promise:  no more epic posts for awhile, OK?  I mean, you probably needed a nap after reading the last few posts!  (I know I needed a nap after writing them.)   I've been really tired lately and only seem to get random (and short) bursts of energy every now and then. However, I did manage to make this last week:


Thursday, May 2, 2013

$150 BARN PROM: a funky Sweet 16 bash on a teensy budget



I recently watched an episode of the Junk Gypsies, featuring their Junk-O-Rama Prom.  PROM!  The old dance hall venue was decorated with awesomely kitschy junk, and they got to wear thrift store prom gowns, and they had a live band!  I AM IN LOVE.  So here was my immediate thought process:
  • Gee, I want to go to Antiques Week and Junk-O-Rama Prom.
  • Now I want to throw a prom party like that.
  • then. . .  HEY!  I HAVE A DAUGHTER TURNING 16!!!  TIME TO THROW OUR OWN BIRTHDAY PROM!!!!!