Tag Archives: Christmas

Shirley The Elf Behaves Badly

Shirley isn’t allowed to watch music videos anymore. She’s still a very young and impressionable elf. We came home to her hanging from the ceiling fan on her very own makeshift “wrecking ball”. She’s even wearing elf-sized pair of Dr. … Continue reading

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Elf Handbag/ Simplicity 2080

I want to show you a little project I made last week. I used an It’s So Easy pattern, Simplicity 2080. This is a perfect project for instant gratification. I used some more elf fabric leftover from Bella’s last pajama … Continue reading

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The Grinch (and other) Hair Bows

Today I’ll find out how many bows I sold from last weeks inventory at one of our new vendors. I’ll take whatever didn’t sell, and give it to Krystal. Then she can swap them out for whatever bows are left … Continue reading

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How To Decorate Your Christmas Tree For Under $30!

Today, we put our tree up. We usually wait until the weekend after Thanksgiving but this year I couldn’t wait any longer. If I needed a new one, I didn’t want to buy it after Black Friday. Sweet old ladies … Continue reading

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Christmas Dress/ McCalls 6638

Bella’s Christmasy dress is all finished. It’s very bright and busy. She didn’t want to take it off after the photo-shoot. Can you blame her? I posted the design for this McCalls 3368 last week. I got lazy and didn’t … Continue reading

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