Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Sew Cute!

Check out my latest sewing creation! While spring cleaning our clothes closets, I came across some old, favorite T-shirts. I couldn't bear to part with the timeless feel of worn cotton, so I repurposed it to a throw pillow.

Create your own by turning your t-shirt inside out, pinning out a square, and stitching it up while leaving a 1-inch opening. Turn it right-side-out, stuff with poly-fill, and handstitch closed. Voila! Cute pillow!

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Steve the Builder

Our resident snugglers...

After three years, I'm finally getting around to posting photos of possibly Steve's greatest carpentry accomplishment. As a wedding present, he built a sleigh bed for me. I have always adored sleigh beds, and knew he was building it while we were engaged -- 2000 miles apart. However, I didn't know the many skills of the man I was about to marry. Without further ado, the photos: