Archives for June 2018

Drop Cloth Table Runner

Would you like to make a drop cloth table runner that looks just like linen? The drop cloth material that painters use is great fabric when you want the look of linen. It is inexpensive and durable. You can purchase a 6x9 piece at Lowe's or Home Depot and get 2 or 3 runners with this amount. To make a table runner, ¬†lay out the material on your table, measure and cut to the width you would like it to be. After you have cut it, wash and dry it. When you pull it out of the dryer, it is kind of a mess. There will be strings all over the place. Use scissors to cut the wound up strings. Pull the strings from the edge to create a frayed look. Pulling the strings out takes a little bit of time but is simple. Put a good movie on to get this part done. Once you have created the frayed edge, iron it out and lay it on your table. I purchased this package at Home Depot for $10.99 Lay fabric out on your table. Measure your desired width and cut. This is what is should look like after you cut it. This is what it looks like when you pull it out of the dryer. Pull the strings out along the edges to create fray. Iron your runner out and lay it on your table.   - … [Read more...]

Kindergarten Graduation

Kindergarten graduation, where has the time gone? When Sophia came into my life, I felt like she would be my sweet little baby girl forever. Having Sophia was life changing. Being a mom was my calling. She gave me the purpose I had been searching for and I felt on top of the world. I remember my mother's friends saying, "Enjoy it while it lasts. This sweet baby stage will go by so quickly. Before you know, you'll be attending her Kindergarten Graduation!" The saying, "Time waits for no one" couldn't be more true.¬†Sophia just completed Kindergarten and it feels like yesterday I was bathing her in the kitchen sink. Although I miss the little baby who used to crawl around, I couldn't be more proud of this little six year and enjoy every minute spent together. My sweet little Kindergartner is moving on to first grade. Kindergarten graduation 2018 These little graduates are too cute. Such a sweet group of Kindergarten Graduates. … [Read more...]