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Jackie and Michelle


Sunday, August 21, 2016


 OMG!!!  Have you heard of this new wonderful toy!!!  I have been thinking about getting a typewriter for a long time.  Yes, a typewriter!!  I have been regretting that I ever gave my old one up...but I couldn't find ribbons anymore, and it just sat in a closet.  Now I have one and I LOVE IT!

We Are Memory Keepers has come out with a Typecast line of papers, labels, tags, all sorts of things to go with this typewriter and it is beautiful and awesome!  They also have multiple colored ribbons that you can get...All come with black, but then there is white, gray, teal, blue, purple, pink, red, and brown. I hope I didn't miss any.

It is manual, so no electricity needed.  It comes in pink or black, and it is sold at Michael's.  It's a bit spendy, at $199, but it is sooooooo worth it to me.  It works great, looks and types in a vintage style, and, GET THIS...it takes 12x12" paper!!!  The possibilities are ENDLESS!!!

Oh, and I am writing this review on my own, I am not being paid to do this...I just think that this is the best thing since sliced bread and Justin's Chocolate Hazelnut Butter!  :)

 As you all know I also love, love, LOVE my Happy Planner by MAMBI, and I decided to make a little project using my typewriter for my planner.  I love that I am going to be able to type things for my planner, even type ON my planner pages...Can you tell I'm giddy about this?
 I took a paper, cut it in half, and used some washi tape by Recollections to cover the edge, then used my punch.

 I put it into my typewriter, and taa daa...
...I made a shopping list!!!  It looks sooooooo cool, I just can't stand it.  I later added my list to it, and used it at the store.  I can add the list to my planner and add to it when I remember something, then remove it and put it into my shopping/coupon planner when I go to the store.

There are a lot more uses for this wonderful little toy, and I will be showing you all more things later.

Thanks for stopping by, and don't forget to stay crafty, my friends!

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Repurposed Aprons

Hey all!  You know that I am a huge fan of repurposing items and creating new things out of old things.  Well, I have another project for you today.

 This started out as a jeans turned skirt project.  I have always hated these jeans, they never fit right.  So I made a skirt.  Then I tried it on.  NOPE!

I was trying to keep the pockets, but it just didn't look right, at least on my figure.  So, what to do?  I couldn't just throw this project away.  I spent too much time on it.
I cut them in half, front and back, and I used bias tape on the edges.  I added ribbon to the front apron for ties, and added the bib and ruffles to make it bigger. The back apron I didn't have to add ruffles, as the bib was wide enough.

I gave one to Jackie, and I am keeping one for myself, BFF APRONS!!!  They look awesome on, and they will be perfect to cook in.

Thanks for looking, and I will see you all later!

Stay crafty my friends.