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Black Friday Sales & Coupon Codes

One of the things that I love about blogging is getting to know like minded people. I love to connect with you my readers,  and I also love to connect with wonderful companies that encourage beauty and creativity.  Today I’m going to share with you some of specials going on for “black friday” with some… 

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10 Reasons I Love my Cricut

10 Reasons I Love my Cricut & Amazing Black Friday Specials

This post contains affiliate links. When I was asked to participate in the Cricut Design Space Star competition last summer I admit that I hesitated. I wasn’t really sure if I wanted to add to all of the e-cutting machine blog posts floating around online.  In the end my curiosity got the better of me and… 

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Derby Style Fabric Collection by Melissa Mortenson

Derby Style Fabric

  Hello, Happy Monday Morning to y’all!  Today it’s my turn for the Riley Blake Fabric Designer Blog Hop! If you came here from the previous stop,  Lori Whitlock‘s blog welcome!  I thought that I’d start by introducing myself. My name is Melissa Mortenson, I live in the Louisville Kentucky area with my husband and 2… 

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Inside Vogue Patterns, Tracy Reese Craftsy Class

Dress Inspiration

  This post is part of a series of posts sponsored by Craftsy. Watch for fun information and deals pop up here over the next few months about some online sewing classes-don’t worry, all opinions are, and will always be, 100% mine Last year I participated in an online sewing competition called Project Sewn.  I… 

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DIY Gingerbread Men Garland Craft Kit, makes a great neighbor gift for Christmas!

DIY Gingerbread Garland Craft Kit

  Disclosure: I was provided a Cricut Machine to make this adorable Christmas Craft :) . Affiliate links are included in this post.    I love coming up with ideas for creative gifts for my friends and neighbors for the Holidays!  We’ve done mason jars, oreo truffles, peppermint bark and candy. This year I thought… 

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Derby Style Fabric Collection by Melissa Mortenson

Riley Blake Designers Blog Hop and Holiday Gift Guides

Happy Monday!! We woke up to snow! I am sooo not ready for this after last years “polar vortex”. The kids are all off of school today and I can’t think in my 20 years living in Kentucky of a time that we’ve ever had a snow day BEFORE Thanksgiving. I hope this is not… 

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DIY Monogrammed Tote Bag on polkadotchair.com

DIY Personalized Tote Bag

*A big thanks to Jo-Ann and Cricut for sending me the supplies to make today’s project! All opinions and hair brained ideas are 100% mine.. this post contains affiliate links**  I seem to pop into Jo-Ann’s once every couple of weeks. I always think that I have enough of what I need for a project… 

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20 Christmas Stocking Sewing Patterns

20 Christmas Stockings to Sew

A couple of years ago I bit the bullet and made all new Christmas Stockings for my family. The originals ones were cute but just too small to stuff things like DVD and giant chocolate bars into! I had been putting off sewing them for a few years, mostly because I kept waiting until after Thanksgiving… 

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Quilt Display, Quilt Market 2014

Quilt Market Recap Part 2

    Hi guys! Today I’m going to share with you a bit more about some of the fabulous new things I discovered at Quilt Market in Houston last month.  Before I get in to that, a little bit of business.  I recently added a password to download my free printables. I did this because… 

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Elf Christmas Mason Jar Gift and free printable gift tag

Elf Christmas Mason Jar Gifts

Last year I shared a very simple Santa Claus Mason Jar Christmas gift idea.  I was astonished how popular it became, I posted it and next thing I knew it was all over Pinterest and stayed there all year long.  It was funny to me becuse of all of the things I’ve made it wasn’t… 

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Craftsy Sale

Normally I would not post twice in one week about one company but I thought you guys might like to know that Craftsy is having a big sale this weekend. I’ve talked about them so much in the last few months that I thought you might appreciate that many of the classes I’ve taken and… 

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Project Teen Book Tour Round Up & Free Printable Gift Tags

  A few weeks ago was the Blog Hop and book tour for Project Teen.  9 of some of my favorite bloggers shared their thoughts about the book and even made some of the the projects! Since Project Teen is all about giving handmade gifts, and since the Holiday season is now upon us, the blog… 

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Inspired Modern Quilts Class on Craftsy

Clementine Applique Quilt and Craftsy Class Giveaway

This post is part of a series of posts sponsored by Craftsy. Watch for fun information and deals pop up here over the next few months about some online sewing classes-don’t worry, all opinions are, and will always be, 100% mine   You may recall that I’ve been slowly working my way through several online… 

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Study Pillow Sewing Pattern- love the pockets!

Come Sew with Me!

  Hi Guys! Just want to pop in here and let you know that I’ll be teaching a class in Lexington, Kentucky this month.   We will be making the “Study Pillow” project from my book Project Teen. In the class I’ll walk you through step by step my applique process and how I insert piping… 

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Easy Banana Bread Recipe

Easy Banana Bread Recipe

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by MIRACLE WHIP as part of their blogger network. All year long look for great new recipes for you to try pop up here courtesy of MIRACLE WHIP. All opinions are 100% mine.  I have a confession to make…. my husband and kids love banana bread, but I don’t.  Since… 

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