Sunday, April 28, 2013

iPad Pillow

how to make an iPad pillow
I love my iPad. And I love watching TV shows on my iPad in bed. I don't love holding it up with my hands. Yes, I have an iPad case that folds in different shapes and angles. But. It. Always. Falls. Down. grrrrrrr...

Then I saw a beautiful tablet stand from Taryn at from Pixels to Patchwork. I love what she did. She made a tablet stand that is attractive AND functional. She included a great tutorial to boot!

I immediately made one, making some modifications to her design to suit my needs as well as my fear of zippers (There, i SAID it!). This sweet little pillow has become a HUGE hit already. And I made it from stuff I already had laying around my stash pile! Score :)

Because I strayed some from Taryn's original plan, I am also including a tutorial. Here goes:

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Easy Peasy Transformation: from Misses Skirt to Little Girls Dress

I love to recycle clothes. So much so that I am often the recipient of second-hand garb. Friends and coworkers give me so much. I like to think of myself as the pre-Goodwill.

Here is one skirt I received not too long ago. It's cute, but not quite my style. Of course BB immediately loved it because it has pink in it and it's all girly and flowy ;)

Warning: The following transformation is ridiculously simple. I whipped this baby out in about 15 minutes. This is a super-fun project that I highly recommend trying at home :)

Here's what I did: