Wednesday, February 13, 2013

I am so not crafty!


People think that I sew and quilt, therefore I'm crafty.  Sadly, how wrong they are!  Give me a glue gun and a teeny felt rosette and I'm all thumbs!  Paper crafting scares the crap out of me too, which is why I do not own (and have never made) a scrap book.  

Last night I decided to try my hand at "crafting" these adorable little headbands that I had seen on Etsy, and, thank the Lord, supplies for such headbands were discovered here and here so I can make 20 pieces for the price of two or three.... yay!  I won't answer to "Hey you, Crafty girl," but "thrifty" is my middle name.

These are made with 13" of elastic which is supposed to be newborn size.
I think they're just stinking adorable, and I plan to have the girls wear them for their newborn photo shoot, hopefully next month!

Still in the realm of crafty, but NOT involving a glue gun - embroidery hoops for Nursery decor!

These are just a few of my favorite hoops - all fabrics that can be found in the girls crib quilts... then I ran out of hoops!  Time to run to Hobby Lobby and snatch some more!
At $.69 to about $5.00 for large hoops - this is a very economical way to decorate any room, in my opinion!  Just rummage through your fabric stash, cut out a square about an inch past the edge of the hoop, position and tighten outer hoop, and trim with scissors! I had 8 done in less than an hour.

And of course, Happy Valentine's Day a few hours early!
Thanks for stopping by!

xo
Cristin

5 comments:

Jo said...

I love the hoops, what a great idea! I have several from my pre- arthritis days. I know what i'm gonna do tomorrow!

LC said...

I love your hoops! I keep meaning to do some for some wall decor, and never quite getting around to it. Yours are adorable.

janae king...sewing patterns said...

The little elastic bands with flowers are so sweet. And the hoops are adorable. I LOVE the pink hoop. Looks like you are having fun getting ready for your babies. Thanks for sharing.

Angela Bullard said...

You claim to not be crafty but all of your items look great! You've got some lucky little girls on the way ;)

Carla said...

I love the hoops! If I find I have space on my wall I may have to create some for myselft. And those little headbands are adorable.

Crafty or not You did good..