Monday, September 22, 2014

A. S. A. P.

Napkins I'm using currently, Yes M'am I am!

As Southern As Possible

Friday, September 19, 2014

Ooohlala Floral and Nicole Berrett Photography

You must hop over and see this great site!  If you are in the Dallas-Fort Worth area this amazing photographer is a local creative!  

Nicole Berrett site here.
Ooohlala Floral here.
Style Me Pretty - Texas here.

and we were featured on Style me Pretty Texas!


Thursday, September 18, 2014

Pre school nap mats by Lala

MissLayton and MissHadley were in need of nap mats for their first pre-school experience.

Ann Marie looked on Etsy and wow! Pricey to say the least, so of course she texted me and asked if I could make them.  Lala would love too!

Ann Marie picked up all the supplies and dropped them off at my house.

This is how I measure.  Don't you?

We inserted a minky covered little pillow for their tiny little heads.  I then turned everything inside out and started by sewing across the top and the sides to make one big cover for the quad folded insert.

I then sewed a velcro strip to the bottom opening and voila.   She can easily slip the cover off and throw it in the washer.

Now the fun part!  Practice nap time at my house.  MissLayton especially loved them.  MissHadley was not to sure, but gave it a try.  

 And even MissRaylyn joined in the fun and I think Lala will be making another one in the near future for her too.  

Success! Pre-school report card from week two said they both acutally fell asleep on them for a nap!

Friday, September 12, 2014

A peek at what has been keeping me busy

I have been a bit distracted lately.  Our master bathroom is undergoing a major remodel.  Gutted and now the renovations have started.  I wanted to go for a glamorous, vintage New Orleans look. 
We started with a herringbone, Carrera marble floor.... swooon.  The grout did dry a bit lighter, but I wanted the pattern to really pop, so went with a dark grey.

Peek of new furniture style sinks and super shiny chrome faucets.  Love the cross bar handles!
I will share more when this project is complete.  Hopefully, soon.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

First Day 2014

MissHadley and MissLayton are giving Mom a few hours a couple days week to have some of her "own" time.  She told me her first day alone was mostly spent in meetings.  

They have started a two day a week preschool at a church near by their home.

They look ready to me and enjoyed their new lunchboxes.  Monogrammed of course.

I am sure they were of course the most precious not even two year olds in the room!

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