I Will Just Be Blunt!

In case you have been wondering about the inconsistent posting here and over at Kitsch Designs lately, I will just put it out there.  This…. ….equals an amazing energy sucking, exhaustion inducing, fall-on-my-face-after-chasing-a-two-year-old excuse to sleep rather than blog. I promise I am doing my best to get back on track folks. Erika Advertisements

Shop Updates Over At Kitsch Designs

I thought it only fitting to let you all know about some additions to my Kitsch Designs Etsy shop that fall into the world of sewing and crafts.  I recently opened a new store on Etsy called, KD Vintage.  This new shop is home to all my vintage treats, leaving room in my original store for handmade items. …

Fun Fabric Friday : Full Swing Textiles

One of my all time favorite online fabric stores has to be Full Swing Textiles.  And, of course the section that grabs me the most is the Barkcloth reproduction section titled, 1950’s Retro.  Here is a sampling to make your mouth water…. Cabin Plaid This one makes me wish I could redo our family cottage in…

Sewing And Crafts : Heart Shaped Pin Cushion

If you are my mother please stop reading now.  Oh well, you now know what your Valentine’s Day package will bring.  Sorry for the spoiler. I spotted this project in the February 2012 issue of Country Living while awaiting my allergy shot last week and just had to add this one to the “To-Do” list.  Here…

Library Love : Wear This, Toss That!

I came across this book by Amy E. Goodman while perusing the library this past weekend. Since I seem to be the queen of Frumpland lately I decided it was time to really start taking my wardrobe more seriously along with myself.  I think I have been stuck in the rut of thinking I am…