craft interests: fashion, home decorating, memory making, quilting, restyle, sewing

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Refashioned Watercolor Tunic / Jacket

The watercolor print on the top was my inspiration! Shades of rosey peach, lilac, and muted greens on a soft white background create the perfect romantic watercolor background for this gorgeous...

White and Silver Hand-Embellished Beaded Bridal Shoes

Soft white shoes have been hand-embellished with white bridal lace featuring silver trim, small faux pearls, and tiny white roses.

"Fairy Frost" Ivory Satin Boutique Child's Dress

"Fairy Frost" hand-crafted dress and jacket in size 3T - 4T, made of ivory satin and pointelle lace with pearl and goldtone buttons and ivory ribbon bow tie at neckline.

A vision of hope in pink

Another project created just for the Make it Pink challenge . . . . . a painted box embellished with ropes of beads and rhinestones, buttons, lace, and lots of other vintage bling!

Pink Inspiration

I hand crafted this sweet button pin from pink and silver fabric, a large pink painted button, and a fabric flower with a rhinestone center - especially for this challenge, and as a vision of...

Blossom and Bumblebee Teacup Pincushion

A perky yellow ribbon blossom with a button center has a little button bumblebee flitting all around.  The leaves are made from sage green grosgrain ribbon, and there is a little "bouque" of...

Journal Jewel Collection: Midnight Roses

Midnight Roses Victorian Crazy Patch journal is just one of the beautiful journals in the Journal Jewel Collection.  This journal cover is created in shades of black, ivory, rose, and gold, and...

Vintage Button and Fabric Flower Gift Box

This charming gift box is approximately 7" in diameter, painted satiny black and lined with a sheer pink fabric.  The top is quilted and stippled with gold metallic thread on black silky fabric...

Teacup Pincushions: Ribbons and Roses

Here's another one of my teacup pincushions, created from a vintage teacup and saucer that I found at our neighborhood thrift shop.  The pincushion is embellished with a sheer pink ribbon flower...

Teacup Pincushions: Ivory, Gold, and Jade Ribbon-Flower Pincushion

I love using "thrift shop treasures" to create fun and whimsical gifts and garments.  My teacup pincushions have been designed using vintage teacups, with a coordinating fabric pincushion...

Treasure Totes

All of the totebags in my Treasure Totes collection are a bit whimsical, uniquely eclectic, frivolous and fun!  Lots of crazy patch piecing, with ribbons, lace, buttons, beads, and charms...

Fireworks Victorian Crazy Patch Treasure Tote

This is my Victorian Crazy Patch Treasure Tote, entitled "Fireworks," to be entered into the "All That Glitters" category. It measures approximately 10" X 12" and is fully lined with a...

recent comments

Re: Quilts for Soldiers

This is a wonderful idea! I will do my best to be a part of THIS project. Thanks for organizing such an inspiring and meaningful outreach opportunity. Nina

Re: The Flower Power Challenge

I'm popping in here towards the end of the challenge, but I've had a pretty busy month . . . . . my second daughter got married a couple of weeks ago, and I"ve had to be out of town for a few days, but I"m getting back in the swing of things now! These challenges are great fun - and it is so inspiring to see all the other entries. Thanks for creating this opportunity for our little community here at CraftStylish! Nina

Re: Eco-Chic Floral Tote

I LOVE this bag! I'm really inspired by the possibilities of re-inventing the wonderful treasures that I find in our local thrift shops, and this one has me thinking . . . . .

Re: Gone With The Dogs Tote

Super cute bag . . . . thanks for visiting my contribution, too. This is so much fun, meeting other crafters / fiber artists who LOVE to create tote bags.

Re: The Tote-ally Crafty Bag Challenge

Hi! Sorry to be a bother, but I submitted my entry this morning and I still don't see it listed. Did I take a wrong turn somewhere? If there is anything else I need to do, please let me know and I"ll take care of it right away! This is great fun, Thanks!

Re: The Tote-ally Crafty Bag Challenge

This is so much fun! Seeing all the other entries is really inspiring . . . . thanks for the challenge. Looking forward to future opportunities to participate in more great projects. Thanks for putting this together! Nina of mamas*little*treasures