National Home Sewing Month

12/09/2011 Claudia 2 min read No Comments

Have you been thinking about learning to sew or maybe a new sewing project?  History of Sewing Sewing is the craft of fastening or attaching objects using stitches made with a needle and thread. Sewing is one of the oldest […]

Shop Safe t Shade Sale

17/08/2011 Claudia 1 min read 1 Comment

Free Shipping on Safe t Shades     Cordless Shade Kits from 24″ to 72″ wide 4 ft Custom Finished Heavy Duty Spring Roller Safe t Shade Lift System This system is design for Hobble Shade or Soft Fold Shade Maximum shade […]

Did You Grow Up with 4-H

10/08/2011 Claudia 2 min read No Comments

Did you grow up with 4-H? I did, Colusa County, CA offered 4-H sewing, cooking, and livestock clubs. I learn most of my basic sewing skills in 4-H along with canning and cooking at the age of 10. Of course […]

Home Decor Boutique on Wheels

20/07/2011 Claudia 2 min read No Comments

Talk about creativity! With the economy slowing improving women are taking to the streets to create income. I ran across this great story written by Delma Francis for the MinnPost in Minneapolis, Minnesota. There is hope for the Interior Designers […]

Growing Flax for Linen Fabric

18/07/2011 Claudia 3 min read 1 Comment

LINEN Linen, produced from flax, is known for its body, strength and variable fiber bundles. Primary limitations are low resiliency and lack of elasticity, leading to wrinkles. Unlike other natural fibers, flax’s length and dimensions are not clearly definable. The […]

Wallpaper Inspiration

13/07/2011 Claudia 2 min read 1 Comment

Great Projects using wallpaper to create a custom look for your home.  You can use self adhesive, wallpaper adhesive or decoupage glue when crafting your wallpaper projects.   Most projects use less than a roll of wallpaper.   My Three favorite […]

Summer Entertaining with Sunbrella

29/05/2011 Claudia 1 min read No Comments

Summer as arrive and now finding time for fun sewing, decorating and crafting projects with friends and family. Whether your off to the beach, camping, or picnicking in the back yard. There are so many great summer projects, the big […]

Concern Grows Over Window Blind Safety

21/04/2011 Claudia 2 min read No Comments

Concern Grows Over Window Blind Safety By ANDREW MARTIN Published: April 20, 2011 by the New York Times On an idyllic August day in 2009, Kathleen Leeson took her children to church, fed them leftover pizza and planned to take […]

ASID Freezes Out Competition

28/02/2011 Claudia 1 min read No Comments

FIRE and ICE!  Rome is BURNING while ASID FREEZES out competition The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has launched a full-scale assault on the interior design industry nationwide. For over 30 years, ASID has aggressively lobbied for legislation that […]