I'm Back!! And I have Crafts With Me!!

Well, I've kind of taken a long hiatus from this blog. But not from crafting!
Recently we took some friends to downtown Franklin, TN. It's a really neat place to walk around and go in the stores. There is a really cute store that's on the main street. It's called Lulu's. If I could go on a shopping spree in any store I would choose Lulu's and Anthropologie. But alas, it's expensive. So all I can do is go in and get ideas for making my own things. One idea that I stole copied, is covering composition books. This is what I came up with:
This one I made for my grandma.

 This one was for a friend who makes amazing cupcakes! It's a mini notebook.

 And this one I made for myself.

They are super easy to make and they don't take long to do either. All you need is some scrapbooking paper or anything else you want to cover it with. For the blue one with the birds I used cardstock paper. And I used mod podge to glue it on. But you could probably use regular glue too. For the edges I used ribbon and some lace on one of them. And voila! Instant gift.
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Gettin' Crafty With Shoes

I made these shoes for my cousins wedding a couple months ago. Her wedding was very rustic, Anthropologie-ish. These went perfectly with her theme.

They were a big hit! I found these flannel mary janes at Target and thought that they would look so cute if they were spiffed up a little. So I added a couple felt flowers and embroidered their initials on the side. A pretty simple way to customize wedding shoes!
You can find them in my Etsy shop.

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So, I've always loved to draw, but I'm not too serious about it. In fact, it's probably been about a year since I have drawn anything.
As you can see my favorite thing to sketch is dresses! I usually copy outfits from magazines- from photo shoots or ads. As you can see, one of them is from a Katherine McPhee photo shoot and another is from a J. Crew catalogue.
The other day I was looking through all of my sketches and here are some of them:

I'm going to be adding them to my Etsy shop in the next day or two. Enjoy and thank you for looking!


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Hey everyone!
I feel so cool now. I finally made a Facebook page. Isn't that so awesome? So if you become a fan you can find out about the cool new things I have made and what I'm up to!
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I scoured Anthropologie. . .

I scoured Anthropologie. . .
I scoured Anthropologie. . . by calvidrez featuring pullover tops

I got to thinking, what if someone out there wants to buy me a really expensive gift? I should let them know what I want. Here it is. I splurged too, didn't even look at the sale items!
I know, I know, I shouldn't have. But I did it just for you. You can thank me later.


Anthropologie Weave the Ring Skirt

Does anyone else have this skirt?
I have worn it in the summer, but I'm wondering if you guys have any suggestions for wearing in colder weather. It's so cute! I'm thinking maybe some brown boots. But then would that look too Laura Ingalls Wilder-ish? Any suggestions would be great! I'm gonna try some stuff on with it and experiment. We shall see how it goes. . .
I love how the model looks in this picture though. However, I don't think I could pull it off. Besides the fact that I don't have a button up shirt like that, or shoes like that!


Felt Needle Book

I keep stealing my mom's needle book, and she keeps asking for it back! So I decided to fix the problem and make my own. I was inspired by a tag from one of my cardigans, it's Element. This is what I came up with:

Check out my Etsy shop soon. I'm going to add it!

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