This week I am highlighting some of my more romantic inspired fabrics.  First of all is my entry into the Steampunk Valentine contest.  It was inspired by Victorian valentines and Steampunk costumes.  I love the playfulness of Steampunk.  I even included my favorite Steampunk singer, Professor Elemental, because he has a song that just makes

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When I first went to Boston to visit my husband’s family, it was during winter break between college semesters.  They took me to see Christmas Revels and I absolutely loved the show. The Revels is a series of vignettes celebrating folk customs around winter for the current theme.  No matter the theme there are always certain

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The two for one fat quarter sale at Spoonflower has been extended one day so head on over there because the twelfth is the last day.  While you are on the site, please consider voting in the Ornaments giftwrap contest.  My entry is simple and a little retro with silver tinsel in the background. Snowflake

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Welcome to my new website.  It is still under construction.  Please feel free to visit my blog at bloomingwyldeiris.blogspot.com or my shop at Spoonflower where you can purchase fabric, wallpaper or giftwrap.

Graceful 1950’s ballerinas  This week’s contest theme at Spoonflower is Ballerinas.  My entry was inspired my our new home, a 1950’s build, and the anticipation of decorating my daughter’s bedroom.  In case you haven’t been reading my blog she is very girly, so I tried to fit all of that in to my design.  Please

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My friend Hannah was kind enough to give me a share of some of her dried herbs and the following recipie for Healing Calendula Salve.  I did this easy project with my children. Here is her recipe: 2T Calendula Flower2T Comfrey Leaf2T Chamomille2T Plantain2tsp Rosemary1/2 cup olive oiladd herbs to an airtight container and pour

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