Buttons Galore & More / Poppystamps Blog Hop

Hello!!! Are you hopping  with us today?  If so, you should have arrived here from Marybeth Lopez’s blog Marybeth’s Time for Paper.  If you’d like to start at the beginning and get all the details on the hop, visit the Poppystamps  or the Buttons Galore and More for more info.

My project features wool blend felt cut using Poppystamps Stitched Bloom Trio Dies along with Buttons Galore & More Berrylicious Color Blend buttons. Together with a 5″ wood embroidery hoop, a bit lace, and some glue, I put together this sweet little floral wall decor piece.

Ready to see more designs made with products from both these amazing companies?  The next stop on the hop is Nancy Penir’s Artful-Notions .

Before you go, please leave me a comment.  There’s some blog candy up for grabs and you have to comment to win!   Winners will be selected randomly from comments on blogs on this hop. You have until 11:00 PM  US EST on October 1 to leave a comment to enter to win.  Winners will be announced on October 2.

Here’s a complete hop list for your convenience:

Michele K. Henderson

May Flaum

Jeanne Jachna

Lorrie McCullers

Marybeth Lopez

Anaya Whye *That’s ME*

Nancy Penir

Connie Mercer

Jennifer Svare

Kelli Stradling

Robin Tharaldson

Rebecca Keppel

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Stitch Ornaments are Back!

Yasss! These are the best $1 DIY ornaments ever! So excited they are back at AC Moore!  They have the same ones as last year along with these new ones.

I still have a few kits left in my hoarding closet from last year, but I wasn’t going to let that stop me from picking up some of the new ones. This is the first of more to come…

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Who Hates Ironing?

I really hate ironing. I have a fear of irons. I saw that episode of ‘Good Times’ a few times too many. Poor little Penny. They’re hot, they get knocked over, they burn… it’s just no good. I will seriously put back an item of clothing if it look like ironing will need to be involved. It’s not for me. But for sewing ironing is a requirement. I remember I sat down to sew for the first time and realized, I don’t have an iron! We found an old one in the basement that was really horrible. It took a while, but I finally invested in this Oliso Pro. I bought it at JoAnns on sale. I was worried ’cause the box she pulled out was covered in an inch of dust and I thought maybe they were bad if they could build up that much dust in the store (but maybe that’s due to the price). I still hate ironing, but I’m happy I splurged.ironing

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