Friday, July 29, 2011

It's Five Quesitons Friday!

It's  that time again! Five questions Friday! Are you super excited!? I am! I don't read the questions until I am answering them, it's part of the fun :) So here we go:

1. Vow renewal ceremonies-yay or nay?
Well I would say it totally depends on the situation. Or not. Geez I don't know. Are you asking me if I would ever do one? Or ar you asking me if I think other people doing them is alright? Lets just answer both, shall we. I would definitely do one. My husband and I got married at the Justice of Peace, which is exactly what I wanted. I wouldn't mind on our ten year reunion (or whatever, just shooting a number out there), to get a nice dress and do a destination vow renewal. That would be romantic and ok twist my arm to wear a pretty white dress ;) Now as far as other people doing it, I think I don't have an answer because I don't judge what other people do. Who am I to say what's good for someone else. Just saying.

2. What sound/s annoy you the most?
Ok baby if you are reading this you know what the answer to this is ( well one of the answers). I can't handle the way my husband eats crunchy things. Like it drives me nuts. Like I walk out of the room as I am rolling my eyes at him. Like I really love you baby, but really?! Alright, another thing that drives me crazy is when I am driving and my kids are like "look mom, take it, take it, TAKE IT, TAKE IT. Ok little people of the world, when mommy is driving I can't LOOK and I definitely can't TAKE IT. Ergggg!!! I am getting stressed just thinking about this situation, which seems to be a daily occurence. moving on....

3. If you had to pick, would you have only all boys, or only all girls for kids?
This question is not my favorite. Really who would ask such a thing? What am I suppose to do with the one boy and one girl I have already? Thanks. I don't have to choose. I have one of each and I like it that way. Now If you are asking what my next child is going to be? It better be a girl Like really if I don't have a girl I may have to keep trying until I have one. ah ha ah ha errrr just joking. Seriously though, I want another girl, in case you didn't understand. I would be happy with a boy though too. I love my boy. He is my little mamas boy. How can you not love that. Well now that this question has turned into something else entirely, on to the next question.

4. Do you believe in alternative medicine?
What the freak is that suppose to mean?! Like do I believe in chiropractors, homeopathic remedies, naturalistic medicines, and all around general good living? Or do I believe in medicines that cause more side affects then they actually cure? Really? Diet and exercise can do so much. If you do all that you can to prevent illness, maybe we could get rid of some of these "illnesses". Alright this question and answer is probably a loaded gun. Seriously, I am not trying to start any debate on here, so once again.....Moving on.

5. Would you take a family members children and raise them if they needed it?
Who's child is this? I have a couple in my mind that I might turn away. Hahaha! Just joking. Yeah not funny.....At all. I would take any of my neices and nephews. In. A. Second. I love them all and would treat them like my own. Without a question in my mind.

Well I hope you enjoyed this chapter of the Five Questions Friday saga. Please come again next Friday. Oh and during the week for my regular posts about decorating, crafts, recipes, sewing and just general good stuff. Hope everyone one has a beautiful weekend. We have big plans this weekend! I am super excited. Will share on Monday :)


Tuesday, July 26, 2011

I finally conquered stenciling!

So remember when I tried to stencil my entry way and it didn't go so well? Then I had to paint over it and do stripes, but it all worked out in the end because the stripes rocked my entry way. Well if not see the final transformation of that adventure HERE. Anyways, I swore that I would never try stenciling again after that big mishap, but guess what?! I forgot about the pain, agony, and long hours needed for the job. So I tackled a BIG project, well I don't know how big it is, it did take FOREVA!! Here is the before of the project:

I had gold posterboard in the back of the shelving on my built ins. This was a very cool project actually and was prior to my blogging career ;) However, I was sick of the gold and wanted to add some blue (seems to be the theme with me lately). I thought about painting it a solid color, doing a different color posterboard, and even wallpaper. Then I decided a stencil!

I have always been in love with the stencil that Jones Design Company has on their site as a free pdf print out. I have seen so many other bloggers use this template and thought "eh, how hard can it be"? Ok people I am not going to sugar coat it. I drew out every single stencil, added lines around the stencil lines, painted, and had to do a second coat of paint. Oh yeah then touch ups and the lovely job of erasing all the pencil marks that don't get covered. Lets just say that your back will hurt and you may develop carpal tunnel in your hand, but look at this after it is so worth it all!!

Don't you just love it! I just want to stare at it all day......Makes you forget the work, doesn't it? I still have a couple more projects up my sleeve for this room. Think pillows and re-upholstery. Stay tuned!


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Monday, July 25, 2011

A lovely picture display

As you know I am working on adding blue to my living room. Oh you don't know? Well look HERE to get up to date, OK? Over the weekend I worked on something BIG! Sorry I won't be sharing that today. I know I am such a teaser. In between working on the big project, I did a little photo display wall with my family pictures I just had taken.

So, I have been looking for picture frames for a bit now. I already had this display hung up and perfect in my head. I just happen to go into Michaels on Saurday, which by the way, I haven't in a long time. I thought I would check out their frames, even though it would probably be more than I wanted to pay. Seriously people I am not paying 20 dollars for a little 4x6 frame, especially when I need 4 of them! Well, I just happen to browse their clearance and found frames for 2.99 each!!! Oh yeah! Doing my happy dance (of course in my head, don't want people thinking I'm nuts). They were normally 21.99 and down to 2.99. It was like meant to be!! I am actually thinking about going to buy some more. I know I will need frames for something later!

Alright, I had some ribbon left over from my mantle makeover I did last week. Then I wanted to do a little plaque saying "Sailer Family". So during some spare time I just happen to come across this little tutorial on Pinterest about printing on fabric (In case you are new here, I am addicted to Pinterest and my husband has now called it pimpstress. Whatever that means, but it makes me smile) YES!! You need to check out the tutorial HERE. The uses for this will be incredible! Can you tell I'm excited?!

Now all I needed was the pictures. Since I am so impatient and can't wait for the ones I ordered online, I just printed out some "fillers" until the nice ones get here. Alright so not that you have heard me ramble on and haven't just scrolled down to the pictures, right?? Here is my little photo wall, with some touches of blue:

 This chair is either going to be re-upholstered or perhaps a lovely slipcover? We shall see!

I printed the "Sailer Family 2011" on canvas material.  I will definitely be using the printing on fabric for many things in the future. I really love this whole display! The blue in the pictures and in the ribbon, is just what my living room needed.

By the way, the reason I am not showing the surrounding area in the pic is because the project I am working on is right next to this picture display! Stick around for that!


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Sunday, July 24, 2011

Another feature!!

Hope everyone is having a wonderful weekend! I'm working hard on a big project that I can't wait to share! Just wanted to let you know my diaper bag is being featured on Craft Gossip today! Yay! Go on and check it out :)

Happy Sunday!


Friday, July 22, 2011

Five Questions Friday! Yay!!

Before I do my five questions, I would like to share that My Anthro knock off purse is being featured on Copy Cat Crafts today so go check it out. I mean after you read this post of course! Thanks so much for the feature!

It's that time again! Five Questions Friday. I am kind of enjoying this, I hope you are too. If not just grin and nod , alright?! Now on to this weeks quiestions that are sure to put you on the edge of your seat with excitement ;)

1. If your husband had the BIG V and you got pregnant what would your first reaction be? For the dudes, what would your first reaction be if your wife told you she was pregnant after the Big V?
My husband got a vasectomy!! He is in sooooo much trouble! I still want one more baby. We are waiting until Ethan's third birthday to start trying again. Perfect age difference, in my opinion. I am like counting down the days because baby fever is killing me right now! Whooo glad I got that off my chest. Oh that wasn't the question was it? Excuse my tangent. I honestly believe that any baby is a blessing and a tremendous gift. So, having said that, a "surprise baby" would make me happy. Maybe I wouldn't be ecstatic at first, but how can you not be filled with joy thinking about holding that cute little thing!

2. Best memory about this summer so far.
My best memory so far. Hmmmm well we haven't done anything significant over here. Spent countless days in the pool, trying not to melt to the pavement (I live in the ball of fire known as Texas). We have baked lots of yummy things (damn you Pinterest and your desserts!). We have gone thrift shopping together (ok this is my thing, I have to bribe my kids with a vanilla cone to endure it). Speaking of vanilla cones, we have gotten quite a few of those (Ice cream is my weakness, don't judge). We have gone to the library (the thing about the library with a two year old with volume control of loud, louder, and obnoxious, well it's kind of embarressing). We have gone to the mall (which is kind of like a free play date between the puppy store and play area. Bound to give hours of enjoyment. Big plus: AC. Remember I live in Texas). All in all we have just spent some good time together staying busy, but not doing much. We have BIG plans in the next two weeks though! It was suppose to be last week, but things change. Can't wait to share that memory ( well when it is a memory, right now it's just the future). Wow I am being confusing, so next question please.

3. How often do you change your sheets? Your kids sheets?
I am really creeped out by dirty sheets or crumbs of any sorts in my bed (which seem to happen quite often for some reason). I shake out my sheets daily to get any lint or crumbs off. Then I change our sheets at least once a week, if not twice. My kids.....Well since I don't sleep in their beds I change them like once a month. hahahahha just joking that's gross. Really like once a week too, I'm just not as sufficient at changing their sheets.

4. Having just gone through TSA, would you rather have a full-body scan or a pat-down?
oh now you're getting a little frisky on me ;) Who is this person patting me down? Is he good looking er umm I mean my husband. Is my husband patting me down?! This sounds fun! Yes pat me down baby! Ok really what kind of question is this. No thanks on getting patted down by some creepy stranger that is bound to enjoy the experience A LOT more than me. Seriously people!? Remember in question 3 when I said dirty sheets creep me out? Well strange peoples dirty hands creep me out even more! Full body scan thank you very much!

5. Since it is fair time...what's your favorite fair (county or state) memory?
Oh my gosh! The Coast Guard Festival! I miss it sooooo much! I wish I could fly up to Michigan every summer during this time to enjoy the festivities. It's in Grand Haven, MI every summer. I grew up their and enjoyed it every year. I wish my kids could experience it too. It's downtown in my little home town. The beach is right down the street and it attracts 100s of thousands of tourists every year. Funny thing is, as a kid I never really appreciated the magic of it all. The sweet smell of elephants ears (I guess southerners would call them funnel cakes), cotton candy, and popcorn. The laughter of children playing games and screaming with joy on the rides. The beautiful scenery of the old brick buildings and river that flows to the lake. The warmth of the sun that comes with a crisp breeze.  The feel of home......I wish we were there now!
Hope you enjoyed another round of Five Questions Friday! Feel free to follow the link and join in on the fun every Friday. Happy weekend Everyone!

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Chocolate chip cookie dough cupcakes

Yes I am for real on this one! A vanilla cupcake stuffed with cookie dough, topped with a cookie dough flavored frosting, and sprinkled with chocolate chips. Oh heavenly! Have you seen my desserts board on Pinterest?! Go look, or actually don't because I don't want any hate mail :) This cupcake has been plastered all over Pinterest and I though that I would do a little version of my own. My daughter has a swim team event tonight, which these will be dropped off too. Otherwise I seriously wouldn't have made them, especially after trying them. They are that good! I used the cookie dough recipe from HERE. I then altered my buttercream frosting recipe. Since this was quite enough baking for one shindig, I used a vanilla box cake ( I know it's usually not my style, but whatever).

Cookie dough recipe:
2 sticks softened butter
3/4 cup of sugar
3/4 cup of brown sugar
1/4 cup of milk
1 tbsp of vanilla
2 1/2 cup of flour
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup of milk chocolate chips

Cream butter and sugar. Then add flour and milk until well blended. Stir in chocolate chips. roll into 24 balls and put in freezer over night. Eat a bit of the dough along the way. There isn't egg in it, so enjoy!

Now prepare your vanilla cake according to instructions on box. Fill cupcake liners 3/4 full of batter.  Put a ball of cookie dough on the top of cupcake in the middle. Cooke at 350 for 20-23 min

2 sticks of butter
1/2 cup of shortening
3/4 cup of brown sugar packed
3-4 cups of powdered sugar (depending on how thick you like frosting)
1/4 tsp of salt
1 tsp of vanilla
1/4 tsp almond extract
1 1/2 tsp of meringue powder ( it isn't needed, but I alwasy use it in frosting because it makes for a smother texture)

Mix butter, shortening, and brown sugar until creamed. Add extracts. Add meringue powder and salt to powdered sugar. Then slowly beat into mixture.

Frost cupcakes when they are cooled and sprinkle with mini chocolate chips!

I like to put them in the fridge and eat them cold. YUM!! They are also amazing still warm though.

Please refrain from hating me when you eat a whole pan of them ;)


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Wednesday, July 20, 2011

A much needed makeover

So my current project is my living room, although I love it, I just want to add some blue. Remember my kitchen before and after HERE (if not go look, really it is like my number one post).  So I have one big great room and it kind of bothers me that my living room doesn't flow with my kitchen. I have quite a bit of orange and red, but no blue. I am on a blue mission over here!

Anywho, over the weekend I was able to sell some stuff on craigslist (don't you love craigslist! People pay you for stuff that have been sitting in your house forever). I knew exactly what I was going to spend the money on. My severely neglected mantle display (please excuse the horrible blurry pics. Once again I forgot to take an actual before pic):

As you can see I just had a mirror, some paintings that took me ten minutes to whip up, and a couple lonely knick knacks. It isn't my best decorating moment by any means. I never really liked it, I just ignored it and went on my way.

Finally, here is the beautiful display now:

Oh my goodness! I LOVE it! It's my blog, if I want to praise myself, I will ;) Isn't it sooooooo much better?! You know what I love about it the most? The fact that I can change out the fillers in the hurricanes and the candles. This will be great for different seasons and holidays. Big glass containers are great for holiday decor! I am super excited about this. My husband even loved it (pretty good since he was wondering why I was changing it in the first place. Oh silly husband).

So I am thinking that I should make the striped box I did on the top of the mantle a little larger now. What do you think? Follow along for more living room updates. Then a before and after!

Hurricanes: Marshalls homegoods
Candles: Marshalls homegoods
Picture frame: Marshalls homegoods
Clock: Marshalls homegoods
Oranges: Hobby Lobby
Ribbon: Hobby Lobby
Candle holders: Pier one imports
Decorative twigs: Pier one imports


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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Dear Old Navy, you owe me money

Seriously, remember my post on the best running shorts EVER?! Well I am getting quite a few hits DAILY from google searches asking "best running shorts of 2011". I really don't know if these people are taking my wonderful advice, but I should get a cut anyways. Don't you think?!

Speaking of search hits. Have you ever looked at yours? It is quite interesting and if I am feeling frisky, I like to check them out.

Here are some of mine:

  1. Prudentlypaintedvintage.blogspot.........Ok people, why are you searching for the name of my blog if you already know it? I'm confused! Also if you are searching for the name of my blog, I am assuming you aren't following me yet. WHY? Please follow, I don't bite :)
  2. Burlap pillows.......I am sure those are related to my fabulous pillows HERE
  3. Burlap curtains.....Again another lovely tutorial HERE. I went through a bit of a burlap frenzy for a bit there.
  4. Burlap painted pillows....Yep again HERE. I told you I really liked burlap for a while (umm still do)
  5. Best running shorts 2011..... See title of this post and opening paragraph
  6. Houston Photography...... I would hope that's for my family photos HERE
  7. Anthro Bow bag... That would be for another great knock off I made HERE.
  8. Pottery barn hack..... Yep that could be for so many things. Just search Pottery Barn in my blog.
  9. And all I had to....... This one really perplexes me! and "all I had to",what? Do I say "and all I had to" a lot or something? It's weird because it has come up as a search like 10 times. Hmmmmm. Anyone want to elaborate??
  10. Prudently Painted Vintage.....See number 1...Really people?!
Search stats are fun aren't they?! Hope you enjoyed them as much as me. I have a lot more where those came from!

Stay tuned for tomorrows post. I have been working on something. It turned out so spectacular! Can't wait to share it with you!


Monday, July 18, 2011

Itty bitty dress with a ruffle trim

Remember my Itty Bitty dress that I made last week? I got the pattern from Made-by-Rae. Well anyways, I made yet another cute little dress with the pattern. For this one I added a rosette, crystal button, and a tulle ruffle trim. The result, just too darn cute:

So for the bottom trim I just unfolded the bias tape, then made a long ruffle strip with the tulle folded in half, and attached the tulle to the bias strip. Then I pinned it to the bottom of the dress and sewed in place.

For the rosette, I took a long strip of fabric and folded it into a thin strip. I then twisted it over and over to form a little rosette. Then I sewed around the rosette to keep in place. After, I sewed trim to the dress. I hand sewed on the little crystal button.

Since this is yet another gift for my husband's cousin, I also made a little diaper cover for the dress. I used the pattern from Dana Made It.

Here is the darling outfit together:

Isn't it just perfect!?! If this doesn't give you baby fever, I don't know what will! I also added a little ruffle trim to the front of the diaper cover to give it that extra something. You could do a lot with both of these patterns. Creativity is endless people!


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Friday, July 15, 2011

Five questions Friday!!

It's that time again! Remember my Five Questions Friday debut last week? Seriously, if you don't, then you need to check it out asap!! I am so entertaining ;) Any who if you don't feel like clicking back, it is a cheat day for me because I am able to enterain by answering these five questions. You lovely peeps just get to sit back, enjoy, and learn a little about me! Yay! Now for the questions:

1. If you knew your best friend's spouse was cheating on her or him, would you tell her (him)?

Really? Do we have to start this questioning process off so deep!? I was hoping for a happy and perhaps comical response to cheer up my followers. Wow! DEPRESSING! Alright, well since my very best friend is my husband, I would have to say I probably wouldn't tell him that his spouse is cheating on him. Hahahah! Get it, because I'm his spouse!! Ok that was just in bad taste, I seriously would NEVER cheat on my husband. He is enough excitement in my life ;)

2. Soda in a can or a bottle?
What is it with these questions today? Um how about a cup. I don't drink soda (well anymore, haven't had one in three years). Have you heard of high fructose corn syrup? Yuck! That's what is in soda and don't get me started on diet! Who wants to drink their calories anyways! So my answer is water. Thanks :) This is by no way intended to offend anyone who does drink soda. I can totally understand why you would. It really does taste amazing and I was once very addicted to diet coke. So this is coming from a reformed soda drinker.

3. What do you wash first, hair or body?
Hmmm well I guess it would depend on how I am feeling that day. Am I really enjoying the shower? If I am then I would probably wash my body first and then my hair. Then I would have to wash my body again. I mean right?! If you wash your body first and then your hair, wouldn't you have to kind of rinse of your body AGAIN. So, if I am feeling frisky and want double work then body first. If I am feeling like I am in a hurry because my two year old got into the lotion and is now spreading it all over the mirrors, then I might not even wash my body...or hair for that matter :)

4. What advice would you give to any new mama?
I would say to them that they should make a list of all their ideals and have a great schedule going. While they're at it, make a lovely board with all these great ideas on it. Then get in their car and go on the freeway, while they are crossing a bridge (there has to be a bridge somewhere and oh make sure it like goes into a river or something. I don't condone injuring people) just chuck that baby out the car window while you are going 70 miles per hour. hahhahahaha Yep kids rule your world now. There is no time for what you think ;)

5. What is your best hangover remedy?
I am probably the last person to give hangover remedy advice. I seriously don't drink at all. I just don't like it. It makes me feel gross during and after so why would I do that to myself?! So I guess my hangover remedy would be don't drink at all.

Well that's all she wrote folks! Hope you enjoyed my second installment of Five Questions Friday. Please stay tuned for next weeks riveting answers!


Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Because everything is better with a bow......Another diaper bag tutorial

Due to popular demand, I have made another diaper bag. When I say popular demand I mean the 30 or so people that have stumbled upon my blog searching for a diaper bag tutorial on google and the several hundred pageviews the tutorial has gotten. Also, the many times I have been pinned on Pinterest. Yes people I am so cool they are pinning my stuff! YES!! I ROCK! I know, it's the simple things ok. Isn't it good that I get excited by this stuff?! Any who, this diaper bag is gorgeous (see other diaper bag HERE, While you're at it see purse tute HERE and tote tute HERE. That didn't sound right, but whatever.) I am really excited by how this bag turned out. prepare to be JEALOUS or not because YOU can make one too :) Tutorial to follow.

 She has a bow, piping, pink crystal beads and is monogrammed with the baby's initials. Isn't it lovely!? Would you like to make one? Here is what you need:

One yard of main fabric (I used a light pink quilters fabric)
One yard of accent fabric (I used a grey and white striped seersucker)
Half a yard of fabric for strap (I used a light pink flannel, so its super soft on the shoulder)
Piping get about five yards (you won't use that much, but better safe than sorry)
one yard of fabric for piping (again you won't use that much)
coordinating thread
two crystal buttons

Cut out pieces for outside of purse and lining. The front and back are 17in width by 15 1/2in height. The sides are 6in width by 15 1/2 height. The bottom is 6in width by 17in height.

 Now take the front piece of outer fabirc and cut in half. Measure out 18 in piping and a strip of fabric that is 3 in thick. Also, cut out 50in piping for outer edge of purse, with fabric to cover piping with also.

 Fold over and use a zipper foot to stitch as close to piping as you can get
 Now attach two front pieces (the one you just cut in half) by attaching both pieces to piping. Make sure it is on the wrong side of fabric.

 Do the same for the outside perimeter of the purse, leaving the top bare of course.
 Cut out a 19in by 16in piece of fabric in you accent fabric. Make a giant bow by cinching in the middle making the width the longest portion (19in). Sew cinch in place on bow.
 Now take a strip of same fabric and fold over edges so there aren't raw edges exposed. Wrap around the bows middle. Sew the back part of the strip to hold in place.
 Pin to outer portion of front. sew down sides.
 Move onto sides. Make a side pocket by cutting a 11 by 8 piece of main fabric. Then a 9 by 4 piece of accent fabric. Fold accent fabric so raw edges aren't exposed and add a trim to the 11 by 8 piece. Sew onlong top and bottom of trim. Now put on side piece you cut out earlier. Sew down the sides FIRST.
 For the bottom pleat the fabric by making two small folds on the middle. This will make it a much more roomy pocket. Now sew bottom. Repeat this process for the other side.
 Onto the back of the purse. Take a 17in by 9 in piece in both fabrics. now fold them in half a cut an angle off the corner. This is what you should have :
 Cut out 19 in of piping and fabric to cover. Make more piping as you did above. Pin in between the top of the fabrics, making sure the outer parts are facing each other (as in it is inside out).
 sew along the top and cut the excess piping.
 sew along the sides and turn right side out. Press with iron.
 Now apply to back piece of purse by sewing the sides and bottom of pocket. Sew a straight stitch down the middle to make two pockets. Make sure to backstitch a lot at the top of the pocket.
 now put bag together inside out and sew along the edges of purse
 Turn right side out and you have the outer portion of the purse almost finished (minus the straps, buttons, and initials)
 Onto the inside of the purse. Cut out two pieces, one in each fabric, for the inside pocket. The size of this pocket is up to you. I like mine pretty big. Babies have lots of stuff to store :) Make pocket by sewing three sides of fabrics inside out. Flip right side and press with iron. Now fold in the third side, I left the bottom open. Sew along this.
 Sew to lining by sewing the sides and bottom. Make sure to back stitch A LOT! Think about how much you tka things in and out of bags. Lets prepare for wear and tear. Now I made it into three pockets by stitching two seams down the large pocket. Again, back stitch people!
 Now put the lining pieces together and sew along all edges EXCEPT one opening on the bottom.
 Fit outer portion right side out in the inside out lining (rightside of bag should be touching the linings pocket. Now sew all along the edges.
 Pull bag through the hole that you didn't sitch in the bottom of the lining.
 New sew that hole
 Push lining in bag and you have yourself a seamless bag! Yay!! Don't get too excited yet, you're not finished.
 Hand sew on the buttons in the middle of the side pockets
 Now onto the straps. Cut out two 35in by 3 1/2 in strips of fabric. I made a circle on the middle, so its more comfortable where it lays on your shoulder. The circle is 7in wide by 6 in long. Now cut out piping to fit along both edges. You need two pieces of about 40 in of piping. Now cut fabric to fit piping and make more piping as you did above.
 Attach both pieces of piping to the strips of fabric with the raw edges facing out. Sew along the sides only!
 Now turn right side out and press with iron.
 Cut out 4 pieces of fabric for sword shaped ends. Then sew onto the bottoms of strap.
 Now take a piece of accent fabric and wrap around to make a trim. Make sure to fold in raw edges. sew along the sides, top and bottom of trim.
 Pin to purse making sure it is aligned on both sides and is in the middle of the pocket. Sew along all edges of trim piece and sword shaped piece.
 Apply iron on applique according to directions on package and you are finally finished! Yay! Time to celebrate!! Take time to sit back and relish in her beauty :)

I LOVE this! If/when I have a girl, I will be making something very similar for myself. It is also made from all machine washable fabrics, which will be nice for the mom. This precious piece is for my husband's cousin who is expecting in August. So exciting for them! I hope she just loves this bag as much as I do :)

On a side note, does anyone out there know of a good tutorial or website that I can make my own tags for bags and clothes? I would love to be able to put a tag on these sewing porjects I have been doing!


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