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Camp S’more Series: Crafty Tutorial

Today I’m showing you all how to make a simple no-sew project using Ink and Arrow’s newest fabric line, Camp S’more! When I saw this fabric, I knew that making s’mores was going to be a must, so I made a bunch of fabric flag skewers to make my Quick and Easy S’more recipe even better! Scroll down and learn how to enter to win enough fabric to make my quilted tablecloth! Flag Topped Skewers! Supplies: Skewers Scissors (optional) Rotary cutter, acrylic ruler and cutting mat Diagonal cutting pliers Fine point marker Glue stick Washi tape Small diamond 45-degree ruler (optional) Step 1: Cut your skewers down, using a pair of diagonal cutting pliers. I cut my sticks to various lengths, from 5 1/2 to 7 inches long. Step 2: Use a diamond shape 45-degree template tool to create 5 1/2″ wide diamonds. I used washi tape to make marking out 2 1/4″ triangles quick and easy. Once you have one-half marked, then flipped the ruler around to create the other half of the diamond. …

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. …