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Wednesday, June 27, 2007

How do I love thee....

Did I tell you how much I love a good quality vintage sheet??Oh yes, I 'm so smitten in love with this one sheet, so I made this simple ruffle shoulder bag out of it. Its a bit large, but i like the ruffle.
Here's a close up of the material I love so much,
And this is a vintage tablecloth I found at a local thrift store. I made these little crochet flowers to attach and are removable.
So im in a bit of a shoulder bag frenzy, so much so , that I forgot to put in pockets! Anyways lots to do, lists to make, beds to make, dishes to do & the garden to till . In an odd moment today I caught this beautiful glimpse of a shadow of our hummingbird feeder on the kitchen wall. It was really pretty. This next month will be crazy busy, as we are having a Japanese exchange student come to live with us for awhile. My older son is so pumped, because they are close in age, and have very similar interests!
Maybe one day Tyler could go to Japan in exchange, something I totally wanted to do as a teen, but my grades sucked too bad! Anyways, if I get through our VBS Jungle Jaunt, and my Mary Kay open house alive I will have lots to post about! Have a fabulous weekend ladies!

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Anonymous sharon said...

Cute apron tote and vintage sheet. I love vintage fabrics of any kind too.

10:08 PM  
Blogger Sarah and Jack said...

As always, these are gorgeous. The exchange student thing is exciting and interesting! When I was teaching at an international school, the Japanese kids were so very sweet!

5:17 AM  
Blogger Donna said...

I love the embellishments on the bag. We recently hosted a Japanese student, it was a great experience. I am sure you will all have a great time!

10:16 AM  
Blogger Stephanie said...

That Blue is out of this WORLD.....beautiful and so well done!

7:21 PM  
Blogger deb said...

just darling!

5:03 AM  
Anonymous Jude said...

I love the vintage fabric. Your ruffle bag is too cute.

4:58 AM  
Blogger Lucy said...

Absolutely lovely!! I love the colors on your totes. Nice addition of your label as well!
Sounds like you have lots going on this summer. I'm sure your exchange student is going to have a wonderful stay with your family-and I'm sure your children will learn a lot from your student.

Enjoy these "not so lazy" days of summer!


12:55 PM  
Blogger updycrafts said...

I love the tote...and the pic of the hummingbird feeder. I have one outside my window and could watch them all day long!

8:54 AM  
Blogger kristin said...

you do wonders with your vintage finds!! lovely bags!

12:36 PM  
Blogger Hulda said...

Your purses looks amazing! I especially like the first one with the light blue colour and the volange. Very pretty!

I have been sewing a vintage purse theese days. I should use it for vacation. I will show some photos this evening.

2:13 AM  
Blogger jessica said...

wow, they are nice.

12:55 AM  
Blogger Mrs.Kwitty said...

Cutey cute cute cute cutey cute. *grin* Did I mention that your totes are cute? Love that blue sheet fabric and get on with your scrumptious self with the matching rick rack--I can't stand it!!!
Smiles, Karen

P.S. Yes, I get a little weird when I haven't had enough sleep!

7:52 PM  
Blogger Jenni-Raie said...

i love that sheet too!

i hate new sheets - they're such UNNICE quality. so i am going to the thrift store to buy myself some VINTAGE sheet to actually use as sheets! they're thicker and more durable... oh i'm excited! and i'm getting pillowcases to use too.

8:12 PM  
Anonymous Dawn said...

Terrific ideas for the vintage linens.

7:21 PM  
Blogger Butterfly said...

Hi I'm new -
just stopping by....;O)

Love the shoulderbags in vintage fabric.... Wonderful. Exciting with the Japanese student....

Have a lovely weekend

9:32 AM  
Blogger deb said...

Come visit.. it's giveaway time! :)

10:02 AM  

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