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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OK, breaking news! I have been working on this for a while and the kinks are still not all worked out, more collections will be added but I think it is ready to unveil….I have a website! If you have made an item with my fabric, you may be featured in my Customer Projects page. If you
Anyone who has moved knows that there is always a lot of set up to do in the new place. It seems that every new space has different requirements. In our new home it seems we need more desks. So I have lost my sewing desk but it has been replaced with our old, and now
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
The boys have had bunkbeds since my middle child moved out of the baby bed. Now that we are entering tween territory we needed separate beds. I really didn’t want to buy new beds so I plotted a way to reuse the bunk bed. Here is the original IKEA MYDAL bunk bed My husband and
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
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
After four years of living in warm climates it is nice to see the colors and smell the scent of fall leaves again. All of the projects in this week’s post have been inspired by leaves.I love it when customers give me permission to share their projects. Here is Rose Leaves Ditsy Vintage as a very lovely dress.
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