Hot Pink & Lime Green

I bought these shirts before the holidays to make something to match some skirts I made but with too much going on I never made them. But I didn’t want the shirts to go to waste. I knew I wanted to put their initials on them but what with I was not sure. After much consideration, I decided some hot pink fabric would be perfect. I used the rock princess cartridge with my cricut to cut out the letters.

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Book Shelves

Another one of my many projects in the sunroom is finally complete.

A while back I saw these cute bookcases months ago on pinterest made from pallets. So I had Adam bring home some pallets for me. After they sat on the porch for a while I finally had him cut them. I painted them to match the color scheme in the sunroom. Then I cut out letters with my Cricut in the same font as my artwork project and I mod podges the letters on.

Now the kids have a nice little reading area on the homework side of the sunroom.

Pallet Bookshelves

Paisley Skirt, Shirt & Headband

A while back I found this super cute material at Hobby Lobby and I just knew one of my girls would LOVE it and was I right.  Alyssa saw it and immediately needed me to make her something.  I made her a skirt, a monogrammed shirt and a headband.  I had started the project and then I couldn’t find a plain white shirt so I ended up taking me longer to finish than I had hoped.  It was suppose to be her outfit for the first day of school.  Oops, she wore it on the third day.  She came home on the second day of school and told me she was wearing it to school the next day.  I looked at her like really its not finished.  But after football practice, cheerleading practice, bathes, dinner and getting the kids in the bed I finished it.  Somehow that child always gets what she wants when it comes to me making her something.  But I told her not to promise anyone she would wear something to school again that I had not finished.

I am going to sell this out in my shop Sheena Creates.  Please understand I make the outfit to fit the child so it is not started until the order is placed and paid.

Artwork

My children LOVE to make artwork for me but I have never had a good way to display it other than a magnet on the side of the refrigerator and it seems like they always side down.  Recently I have seen so many cute ways to display your children’s artwork on pinterest but most of them required wall space that I just don’t have to hang the artwork.  Earlier this year I made my mother in law a hanger to display grand kids and decided to use the same idea to display the kids’ artwork.

Since I am hanging it in the sunroom and my color scheme for the sunroom is red, blue, green and yellow I used these same colors for the lettering.  First I painted a piece of MDF board black.  Then I used my Cricut to cut out the letters to spell “ARTWORK”.  I used mod podge to attach the letters to the board.  I dyed four clothes pins black, then I cut out paper to match the lettering and glued it to the clothes pins before writing the kids’ names on them with a sharpie.  To give it the same finished look as the rest of the board I put a coat of mod podge over them.  Then I found some matching ribbon from my stash and attached it to the back of the board with hot glue to hang it.

Artwork

Grandkids

Lately I have been in the mood to make stuff & I have found so many things on pinterest that I want to make. This weekend was my mother in laws birthday so I decided to make her a photo display I found on pinterest. Thanks to Facebook I was easily able to find pictures of my three nieces so I was able to give it to her with pictures instead of without. I used an ultrasound picture of Bradley so I didn’t leave him out. I changed it up a little bit from the one I found on pinterest, I decided to put the kids’ names on the pins that holds their picture instead of flowers. It was really easy to make, the part that took the longest was waiting on the paint to dry.

Grandkids