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Camp S’more Tutorial and Giveaway

Welcome to another great sponsored post and giveaway! When I was asked to do another tutorial for Ink & Arrow Fabrics, I begged them to let me be a part of the Camp S’more’s fabric launch. What glamper doesn’t want to deck out their camper out with some of this darling fabric? Click over to see the lookbook and then come back register for the giveaway. See my last Ink & Arrow Fabric tutorial here. Yep, you heard right, the lovely people at Ink and Arrow Fabrics are giving one lucky sewist/fabric junkie. Entry details are below the tutorial, keep reading! This easy little quilt is just an enlarged quilt block inspired by a vintage quilt that I saw at one of my favorite antique stores. I didn’t buy it, but I did draw out the quilts simple block pattern so I could use it someday. Well, today is that day! Camp S’mores Lap Quilt & Tablecloth Tutorial! Finished Size: 45” x 45”. It’s the perfect size for a bistro table! Supplies 3/4 yard Black …

the homebody’s guide to self-care

I was wondering around my bloglovin’ feed last week, and there was a post titled THE MOST IMPORTANT THINGS YOUR HOME MIGHT BE MISSING. Well alright then, I’m always down for some good click bait! So off to the Camile Styles website I went, there I found a photo of a glamorous bathroom and a mood board of pretty things to make taking a bath more enjoyable. Yah, yah, whatever. I don’t have a fancy bathroom, and a beautiful plank of wood (bathtub tray) isn’t going to help much. Our only bathroom is teeny all the highlighted items in the post would just need to be stored somewhere out of the way.  Not glamorous! But, I did something that I don’t normally do, I read the article. Shocking, right? In the introduction, the author, Cristina Cleveland, talks about what she and her co-workers do for self-care. I was shocked that the list didn’t include the oil diffuser or the exfoliator that she linked to. Now, hold on a minute, cuz this was profound for me. …

CAMP declutter – Catch-All Basket

I have a thing for piles! Piles of paper, piles of books, piles of projects. You name it; I’ve had a pile of it. In my attempt to cull and make pretty (CAMP) the small places I am always looking for a simple solution for a cluttered spot. I mentioned that I’d be working on my sink cabinet this week, well, that project has grown. Redoing that cabinet now includes the two kitchen cabinets and my pantry. It’s all very exciting, I’ll reveal it next week. So for this week, I have a quick fix for us. I was tidying up the dining room this morning, I grimaced at the overflowing papers, that seems to live on a bar stool in my dining room. That’s when I noticed a basket from HomeGoods. There it was, in the corner, just 18″ away. DUH!   I bought this covered basket ($8.99) for the bathroom earlier this month, but it was too big, and I planned to return it. Glad I didn’t! Anything of current importance is in …