December 7, 2014

Seasons Greetings Wreath



Welcome Friends to your front door
with a beautiful Holiday
 Winter Wreath!
Instant download pattern available
in my Etsy shop!

Enjoy!
Seasons Greetings!
                                 
                                                                        

June 26, 2014

Fabric Greeting Card



How to Make a 5" x 7" Greeting Card using Fabric - From the Fat Quarter Shop
Great Idea! A great use of Fabric Scraps!
Enjoy! 

April 30, 2014

Vintage Hatbands

From Charm Squares to Hatband!


 New PDF Pattern in my Etsy Shop.
A little splash of vintage chic!  

Enjoy!

April 18, 2014

Holiday Pocket Placemats

 
Celebrate...all seasons of life!
Happy Easter, Happy Birthday, Happy Halloween and more!
Holiday placemat PDF pattern available in my Etsy shop!
 




Pockets for treats and notes or a fun surprise!
Easy step by step directions.
Thanks for visiting!
Enjoy!


April 11, 2014

Apple Of My Eye

 
Hello Everyone!
I hope you are all doing great!
Spring is here and it is beautiful!
I'm working on creations for my Etsy Shop!
Currently, I'm adding PDF Patterns.
 
I have a apple PDF pattern available.
Instant Download!
Simple and quick!
 
Add a Tag: 
Teacher....You're the APPLE of my EYE!

Thanks for visiting!
Thank you to teachers everywhere!


March 16, 2014

Easter Jelly Bean Carrots

Hello Friends!
available in my Etsy Shop!
Instant PDF File

 Jelly Bean Carrots hold a10-13 ounce package of  jelly beans!
They are great for Easter Baskets,  Easter Table Top, and especially fun for kids!

 The PDF patterns is a easy to follow tutorial pattern with step by step directions with pictures.




Enjoy!
Happy Easter!

November 15, 2013

Christmas Blessing Mix


Count your blessings with Christmas Blessings Mix!  Put in Small bags of snack mix, each ingredient reminds us of a holiday blessing. A great addition to gift baskets.

Bugles: Bring us the joyful message of the Heavenly Host, announcing peace on earth, good will to men.
Pretzels: Symbol of a mother's loving arms; as Mary wrapped her Son in swaddling clothes and laid him in the manger.
Red Hots: Red berries that decorate the holly plant, a reminder of eternal life and Christ's redemption.
Nuts or seeds: Promise of a a future harvest, one we will reap only if seeds are planted and tended with diligence.
Dried fruits: Remind us of the rich gifts brought by the Wise Men.
M&Ms: Memories of those who came before us to guide us to a blessed future.
Hershey's Kiss: The love of family and friends that sweetens our lives.
Candy Canes: Represents the shape of the shepherd's crook, used to bring lost lambs back to the fold.

Christmas Blessings Mix brings a festive touch to your Christmas celebrations. Share them with church friends, co-workers or family for a meaningful gift.

May 3, 2013

Happy Mother's Day Card


Hello Friends!
I found this adorable handmade Mother's Day Card 
featured on: Time Out For Women


So cute and simple to make!
created by Liz from
Handmade is from the heart.
Enjoy!

"There is no one perfect way to be a good mother... Each mother has different challenges, different skills and abilities, and certainly different children... What matters is that a mother loves her children deeply and, in keeping with the devotion she has for God and her husband, prioritizes them above all else."

"...the joy of motherhood comes in moments. There will be hard times and frustrating times. But amid the challenges, there are shining moments of joy and satisfaction." 

Great Quotes from:

Teacher Apple Of My Eye


Teacher Appreciation Gifts!

Teacher--You're the APPLE of my EYE!

Apples made from Riley Blake(The Quilted Fish) 
(Red and white polka Dots with Apples.)

Hand Magnets are made with Buttons from JoAnns or Michaels Craft Store
12 X 12 Magnet Board is made with
Fabric of your choice covering a 10 X 10 square of metal 
 Gift Tags are printed on business cards.



Apples can be used for decorating a Teacher Table Top,  
Crafty Pin Cushions,  Paper Weights etc. 
 The base of each apple is weighted down with sand bags.
Fabrics from this collection can be purchased from
Annie Moore Fabrics:

Enjoy!
Thanks for visiting my Pinterest Board:


Teacher Appreciation Gifts


Hello Friends!
I'm working on Teacher Gifts.
I want to share a few more Teacher Gifts that can be used with the
My inspiration started with a simple cardboard cup holder from Jack In The Box.
(I've done similar projects for Christmas/Neighbor gifts).

Thank you to 2 silly monkeys for the new version of the M&M poem print out.
http://2sillymonkeys.blogspot.co.uk/

I simply added a few Teacher gifts that followed the theme of the poem,
 I made a bookmark from School Themed Fabric and added crayon buttons.
Teacher Bookmark is lined with interfacing stabilizer.
(Fabric was found at JoAnns Fabric Store)
I also covered clothes pins with ribbon to attach the poem to the box.

 The best part of the gift is a FULL  JAR of  M&M's!
Home made M&M cookies are also great!
I also made a half apron made from Teacher Themed fabric with pockets for art projects.
Other items to add:
hand written appreciation card

 Box of Crayons
Gift Cards/Gift Certificates
School Supplies

Simple to make!
Begin with a drink/cup holder
(This is how the box looks after I spray painted it with Chalkboard Spray Paint.)
I had my daughter write on the box with white chalk on the box.
It really works!
Let your imagination and creativity take over and have fun!

(The flat crayons and hand buttons by Favorite Findings can be found at JoAnns Fabric Store.)

Enjoy!
Thank you Teachers!
We appreciate you!

May 2, 2013

My Magnificent and Marvelous Teacher

Teacher Appreciation Gifts!                       
You may remember the M&M Poem from last year.

I found the small clear paint cans from Michael's Craft Store.
We decorated our cans with Teacher Stickers from Stickopotamus Back To Class SPSN03.
(The stickers may no longer be available).
One large bag of M&M's 42 Ounce size (Walmart) will fill two cans.

We attached My Magnificent and Marvelous Teacher poem to the cards along with a note.
Enjoy!

Green is for the inspiration you give me each day.
Blue is for your patience in showing me the way.
Orange is for your warmth and caring style.
Yellow is for the way you always make me smile.
Red is for my life that you have touched this year.

You place knowledge in my hands,

that melt into my heart and live forever!
You're a "Magnificent" & "Marvelous" Teacher!
Thank you for being my M&M!




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