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Aug 21, 2014

Cricut Design Space Star Challenge- Glitter and Gold Blinged Out Bug Catcher Perfect for a Bug Themed Birthday

Cricut Design Space Star Challenge- Glitter and Gold Blinged Out Bug Catcher Perfect for a Bug Themed Birthday

Glitter & Gold Blinged Out Bug Catcher Perfect For Bug Themed Birthday Party Favors

Earlier today I shared my Let Your Dreams Soar Hot Air Balloon Laptop Decal that I made for the Cricut Design Star Challenge. I created that project because it spoke to my heart. I thought that I would share a second project that I whipped up on my Cricut Explore… because I just can’t stop using the thing!!! It is SO MUCH FUN!!!

Our theme from Cricut was Fashion and Gear. Our theme for Team…

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Aug 21, 2014

"Let Your Dreams Soar" Hot Air Balloon Laptop Decal for Cricut Design Space Star Challenge

“Let Your Dreams Soar” Hot Air Balloon Laptop Decal for Cricut Design Space Star Challenge

Sew Creative's Cricut Design Space Star Hot Air Balloon Let Your Dreams Soar Vinyl Decal

A couple of weeks ago I received some AMAZING news. I had been selected to participate in the Cricut Design Space Star Challenge!!! If you are the crafty sort, chances are that you either own or are dying to own a Cricut Explore. I was in the second camp. I met team Cricut at SNAP back in April, played with the new Cricut Explore and was saving up to buy myself a Cricut Explore for Christmas.…

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Aug 20, 2014

A Love Letter To My Doula- Sharing moment’s from the birth of my children and hiring a doula for VBAC success

A Love Letter To My Doula- Sharing moment’s from the birth of my children and hiring a doula for VBAC success

A Love Letter To My Doula Memories from the birth of both my children and why hiring a doula is vital for vback success from Sew Creative Blog

I’m not very good at emotional posts. Ask me to write a craft or recipe post and I can pump that out like nobody’s business. But ask me to share something that brings tears to my eyes… and that’s a bit harder. It’s funny, because in real life I’m a very emotional person. You’ll often find me sharing stories with friends and family straight from my heart while tears fill my eyes. It’s somehow…

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Aug 18, 2014

Be Awesome Link Party Week 9

Be Awesome Link Party Week 9

Be Awesome Link Party Week 9 Reader FeaturesHappy Monday everyone! I hope you all had a lovely weekend. My weekend was busy, busy, busy! Bean turned 6 over the weekend so Saturday was packed with getting ready for the party and then yesterday our house was crammed full of munchkins having fun! Bean is obsessed with animals and love, love, loves bugs so we had a bug themed birthday complete with a visit from a Critter Guy who brought a…

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Aug 15, 2014

Favorite Things Friday- My Tagalongs Fit Belt and Arm Band It (Plus a Giveaway!)

Favorite Things Friday- My Tagalongs Fit Belt and Arm Band It (Plus a Giveaway!)

Sew Creative Favorite Things Friday My Tagalongs Fit Belt and Arm Band It Plus a Giveaway3 weeks ago, as I was packing the last few things in my suitcase for BlogHer14 and waiting for the taxi to take me to the airport, my doorbell rang. I ran down to answer the doorbell and found a package from a company called MyTagalongs. I *briefly* considered throwing it in my office and opening it when I got back (since I was tight on time) but I’ve never been one who is good at keeping secrets…

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Aug 14, 2014

Ruffle Skirt American Girl Doll Dress Sewing Project (Perfect for Beginners)

Ruffle Skirt American Girl Doll Dress Sewing Project (Perfect for Beginners)

Ruffle Skirt American Girl Doll Dress Sewing Project Perfect For Beginners. I love this pattern because it can be adjusted for any size doll.

I’ve been busy, busy, busy getting my new business up and off the ground running. I’m absolutely loving what I’m doing everyday (I think I may just be the best boss that I’ve ever had…) but last week at one point I hit a mental wall. I sat myself down, thought about what was going on in my head and realized… I hadn’t physically created something with my hands for awhile. I decided to take the…

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Aug 13, 2014

Wordless- This Week We…

Wordless- This Week We…

...Celebrated our 8th wedding anniversary with a night on the town

…Celebrated our 8th wedding anniversary with a night on the town

...Counted our two greatest blessings and cherished the quiet moments

…Counted our two greatest blessings and cherished the quiet moments

...Found our happy place at the #indigofaves Christmas preview for Chapters and Indigo

…Found our happy place at the #indigofaves Christmas preview for Chapters and Indigo

...got the BIG NEWS that we'd been selected for the Cricut Design Space Star Challenge and started playing with our new toy. PS Check back regularly because we're going to let you win one too!!!

…got the BIG NEWS that we’d been selected for the Cricut Design Space Star Challenge and started playing with our new toy.  PS- Check back regularly because we’re going to let you…

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Aug 11, 2014

Be Awesome Link Party Week 8

Be Awesome Link Party Week 8

Be Awesome Link Party Week Number 8 Featured Pictures

Welcome back, friends! I hope that you all had a fabulous weekend and got up to all kinds of fun! Are you ready to party? I hope so, because it’s Be Awesome party time!

Be Awesome Link Party
The eight of us, Angie of Echoes of Laughter, Julie of Sober Julie, Crystal of Sew Creative, Jo-Anna of A Pretty Life in the Suburbs, Tara of Suburble, Stacey of This Lil Piglet and Shauna of Satori Design for Living and…

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Aug 8, 2014

Favorite Things Friday- Saving Dinner Giveaway and Balsamic Chicken Salad Recipe

Favorite Things Friday- Saving Dinner Giveaway and Balsamic Chicken Salad Recipe

Balsamic Chicken Salad Recipe from Saving Dinner and Sew CreativeIt happens to the best of us– we have the best intentions of eating in every night, planning meals ahead of time, trying new recipes and wowing our family with our culinary creations… and then it happens… we fall into the dinnertime rut. 

I’ve been there, stuck in that rut, feeling uninspired by food, wanting desperately to crawl my way out but lacking the motivation or time to properly start…

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Aug 7, 2014

Cast Iron Skillet Lemon Blueberry Scone Recipe

Cast Iron Skillet Lemon Blueberry Scone Recipe

Cast Iron Skillet Lemon Blueberry Scone Recipe from Sew Creative. A quick easy and delicious moist scone perfect for a tea party or Sunday brunchI love summer. The recipes that you can make with fresh local produce are unlimited. Bean and I have a game that we play during the summer. We go to our local farmers stand and I tell her that we can get ANYTHING we want as long as the sign says LOCAL on it. Bean is having a field day right now because local strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, cherries, peaches and plums are all in season in…

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