Author Archives: Alicia

Hot Pad Love

I have a slight infatuation with hot pads. Don’t get me wrong. I’m not a total hoarder… I’m a very selective hoarder, but it probably doesn’t help that I love making them as much as I love buying them. I … Continue reading

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Candy Tractor

Over the weekend, we had our small town’s Founder’s Day celebration. Per tradition, there was a tractor show which, unfortunately, I didn’t get to go to because I was busy at the boutique. But the next day, I was at … Continue reading

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Boutique Apron

I just finished the apron.  I’ve been working on this apron for a looong time -mostly because my sewing skills are seriously lacking.  I can’t even count how many times I messed up, and it didn’t help that in the … Continue reading

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No-Sew Apron

Sooooooo… I’m going to be selling my aprons at a boutique which is why it was terrible bad luck that my sewing machine quit on me. Mid-stitch. I HOPE all it needs is a little oiling. *fingers crossed* In the … Continue reading

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Have a Lie In

My husband has repeatedly told me that he LOVES it when I get creative on his account.  I used to be really good at it when we were newly weds.  But he never really reciprocated, and I just sort of… … Continue reading

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Frenchie Apron

Good things are brewing, friends! I’m teaming up with Tickled in Love to bring you a line of vintage-inspired, Story Lady styled aprons. You’ve all seen my sheer aprons in the past. I’ve been making quite a few more these … Continue reading

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Fancy Tulle Dress

This year for Halloween, the girl decided she wanted to be a rainbow ballerina.  Her costume was REALLY easy!  I’ve had a few people ask me how I did it, so I’m going to share.  I don’t have picture-by-picture instructions … Continue reading

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Cake Plates

I’ve been making tons of cake plates lately. They make my kitchen look fresher AND they make for great gifts. The best part? They’re cheap. The other best part? They’re fun to make. I scored these uglies at Goodwill. Four … Continue reading

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Bathroom Decor

I don’t really know what happened today. One minute I was walking around like a regular girl, and the next I was elbow deep in wood glue, nails, and chicken wire. I didn’t PLAN on tearing into my bathroom today, … Continue reading

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Zipper Flowers

A few months ago, I went to a traveling fashion boutique and they had the cutest zipper flower.  My 13 year old cousin was with me, and I pointed out the zipper flower and said, “That would look so awesome … Continue reading

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