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Monday, September 3, 2012

Cream and Black; sexy chic

On my mind...
I just love black and cream together. It looks so rich and sexy. I am seeing a lot of this color combination and decided to make some special items to put on my Etsy Store.

 A black and Cream Clip

Large Tote Bag with Tulle ruffles



Tulle necklace



Cream and Black cuff

Brooch with cream and black

Small tote, so very cute!

double sided necklace

My inspiration.
What is your inspiration?

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Stamped Gardenia Flower Cloth Tutorial

On my mind... I make these flowers which I call gardenia because they look like them.
I decided to do a tutorial so you can see how I stamped the fabric and made a cool effect.
Sorry I did not edit my pics so they might be dark :(


stamp cut fabric strips for flower


Fold up and cut top half to make a rounded shape on the top (cut the whole top, I only cut hald in this picture

 Then gather the stamped and cut fabric



Now glue the fabric on a strip of cloth of circle of felt. Start in the center and go round and round
Aall done, arn't they purty! Try it out and make some different designs.
Have fun!
~aloha
On my mind...
New Mini Shabby Chic bags!
I am so happy that I finally made some mini bags for my cell phone. When my daughter saw it she wanted one too. A customer on Etsy mentioned that she might like one so I started to make a few and have now placed them on Etsy. I tried to make one with a zipper but it was too hard due to the small size of the bag.
funny thing, when I was editing the pics a huge rain came down and right outside my window was a huge rainbow!
Take a look~

about 5 1/2 to 6 inches wide and 8-9 inches long



Thursday, May 17, 2012

New Wallets

On my mind...
I wanted to make a wallet for myself and found several patterns in the Internet.
a cute one was http://www.bugfabric.com/patterns.htm
but I wanted to have a larger size which is about 4" x 6"
so I ended up making a few of my own.
Because I live in Hawaii, many of the crafts and fabric have an Asian style. I did make a few to represent that style.


                                           Musical fabric with a music charm
                                              shabby chic lace and roses
                                 all wallets open with a metal snap
                                            This one is more elegant with gold and antique blue satin fabric


                                I chose this one, pink, bling and roses!
 This one is so pretty with the gold leaves. the back has a large golden moon with gold   glitter fabric, very rich
                               This fabric is light pink/peach  with pretty roses and leaves, I added tiny pearl trim and lace which is topped off with the lovely rose
This silver/ Grey dragonfly has bling trim and cherry blossom pockets. very nice


all my wallets have 2 pockets and the top has a secret opening!

Sunday, May 13, 2012

A Tisket, A Tasket, Goodies for Mom's basket

On my mind...
Mother's Day is bitter sweet. I love my mother but am unable to spend time with her as she lives so far from Hawaii. To show my affection, I decorated this old box and created a clip flower and cuff.
I hope she likes it!

Happy Mother's Day to all of you mothers out there!






Saturday, May 5, 2012

New Etsy items kicking off my summer


School is almost out for the year and I wanted to start summer early,
I have created new hair clips, little dirl headbands and a Necklace Summer Collection .
Enjoy!
New Tutu children headbands...
                                                       Hair Clips and ...



necklaces now available on my Etsy shop

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Creating Bling Centers

I loved the youtube post by Jennings44 on how to create pearl bling centers. (Shabby Chic Pearl Flower Tutorial) ~ sorry I don't know how to link the video yet :(
However when I tried it was very hard for me to cut the pearl strands into small strips and glue all the large pearls together. I found a short/ fast way to achieve similar results and I wanted to share it with you.

                                           First I cut large pearl strands into 5-6 pearl lengths.


                                   I then glue the ends together to create a pearl circle.


                         Next I cut strips of tiny pearls from their strands (about6-7 inches) and I hot glue one end to a space between the large pearls, facing the strip over the space going from front to back. I then loop/ thread the large pearl circle with the tiny peal strip. when I get to the end, I glue it to where I started.



Next I place a bingy pearl, flower or rhinestone.

I hope you try it out, it is easy and cute.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Working on headbands and the multi-tasking craft world

I am working on some new headbands for little girls which are inspired by my little Tutu dresses I make.


I have found that blogging and crafts overall is very challenging and time consuming but also a whole new experience.
I hope to get the "hang" of the multi-tasking and grow while learning.
I hope you enjoy them ~Aloha and Take Care~

Monday, April 23, 2012

Re-energized by Mr. Sun

There is just something about the sunshine that makes me feel happy. It has been so rainy and cloudy for the past month or so but this weekend was so sunny that I got to sit in the sun and get re-energized. I hope everyone had a great week-end.  Beside sun bathing I made this little gold, cream and green shoulder sling tote. It looks like it is "sun kissed" ~he, he, he



Sunday, April 8, 2012

Ruffle and Embellished Shoulder Bags


What a nice and quiet Easter. We finally had some sun in place of the rain.

I am slowly but surely updating my Etsy shop.
I have just added large ruffle totes and some ruffle and embellsied shoudler bags.
 just love them~



Check out my Etsy shop