I have been working on a class gift for Ryder’s preschool graduation. I will post pictures soon. So, this gift has gotten me back out into the cottage working and cleaning up so I’m inspired to do more.
Saige had a birthday party for her BFF at school and the theme of the party was “pinkalicious” – in honor of the book (which the story goes, the little girl can’t eat more than 2 cupcakes or she’ll turn pink – too cute!). So in honor of the party theme I wanted to make her a pink cupcake shirt.
I am sooooo loving this shirt. I think Saige will be getting one soon.
I couldn’t stop with this, so I made Saige a little outfit for the party. As some of you may already know, when I find fabric I like I buy it and sometimes I’ll use it right away, but usually it sits until something speaks to me and I make something out of it. Well, this fabric has been sitting for about a year and it finally has found it’s way onto the table and under the presser foot and is now a darling little skirt and I used the scraps to make a little flower for a plain white tshirt.
I want one for myself 🙂
I have been feeling so stiffled in my creativity with my “day job” so it felt so good to just get a little bit of “creating” in. Oh, how I long to do this on a more regular basis. It’s so hard to juggle family, day job, play time, gardening, cooking and creating. If only I could get rid of “day job” and replace that with “creating”. It will happen one of these days, but for now I’ll take it when I can.
What are your latest creations? How do you find balance?