Wednesday, April 4, 2012

The three R's

The three r's... we normally think of reading, writing and arithmatic... my three r's lately have been re-use, re-cycle and re-purpose. I've been seeing lots of fun clothing creations with thrift store finds on Pinterest lately and thought I would try my hand at it. I thought it might be a way for me to create some "new" clothes for the spring and add a little fun, feminine touch to me rather plain t-shirts.
My biggest challenge in doing this is sewing with t-shirt/jersey material; I don't find it as easy as sewing with other cotton materials. With all the fun possibilities for my wardrobe... I'm looking forward to figuring it out.

Monday, April 2, 2012

Design challenge for this week...

The challenge this week... create an Easter card using a digital stamp. Our sponsor this week is

We would LOVE to have you join us in the challenge. Stop by the blog ( for more specifics on this weeks challenge and, as always, inspiration from the design team.

Our sponsor this week had such cute digital images to use in creating my card. It was difficult for me to decide which direction to go with my ideas and which image to use... but this was what I decided on:
 Maybe it's just Spring fever, but I really find myself gravitating towards flowers in my layouts lately. I used my cricut to cut flowers with the Flower Shoppe cartridge, added some distressed ink, a brad and... tada!

If you're feeling Spring fever coming on and excited about Easter, then stop by Made Especially for You... we look forward to you joining us.