tsailee

Helena, AL, US
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I'm a graphic designer who loves making stuff by hand. So much of my work is done on the computer, it feels great to actually get out scissors, glue, needles and thread, etc. and make something with my own two hands!

craft interests: embroidery, gifts, paper crafts

Gender: Female

Birthday: 03/20/1979

Member Since: 05/13/2009

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Recycled Can Planter

We're using these along the covered area of our deck to provide some privacy from the neighbors. The project was super-easy and fun to do. I'm looking forward to our petunias filling out more over...

Paper Globe Centerpieces

Using pink scrapbook paper I bought from eBay, these paper globes added a big impact for not much $$. I used leftover paper to cover a small box, floral picks for the stems, floral foam to hold the...

Tissue Pom Pom Decorations

I suspended these pompoms at varying heights from the ceiling and they were PRECIOUS! The materials were only about $1 each, and they were loads of fun to make.


recent comments

Re: How to Make a Sewn Necklace

Awesome tutorial, Nicole, but I think you may have left out the "f" in the last paragraph (hee hee!)

Can't wait to try it!

Re: Recycle Metal Cans into Hanging Flower Baskets for a Spring Party!

I made these this week and love them! So far, we only have 2 but I want to do a total of 6 to hang on our covered porch area to provide some privacy from the next-door neighbors. I used hot pink Wave petunias (love trailing petunias in the summer) and expect them to fill out a lot in the next month or two. Thanks for the tutorial!

Re: Topiaries

How cute! They turned out beautifully!

Re: How to Make an Heirloom Lace-Edged Hanky for the Bride-to-Be

Brayden, I was able to find this online and thought it might help:
http://bumblebeelinens.com/hankiebonnet.php

Martha Pullen also sells handkerchief bonnet kits at her store: http://store.marthapullen.com. Look at the menu on the left under "Kits".

These are also great gifts for older men who prefer monogrammed hankies to Kleenex. Just serge the edges instead of adding lace.