Sunday, February 10, 2013
Do you have days when you are feeling creative and days you are not? Well today I was feeling it. So I looked around at what I had at home. I first went through my prim fabric and found some really neat patterns that would go well together. Then I found a old pillow, that has seen better days. Finally, my husband gave me one of the new fabric printed patches he is working on and hopes to have available soon.
I love quilts and patchwork, so I decided to try my hand at creating a pillow cover. I did some planning, measuring, and cutting. I got my sewing machine ready and went at it. I did hand stitch the Sweet Cream fabric patch on to the front, because I love that look. An hour or so later I had this really cute pillow.
I am not much of a seamstress, but I love to try new things. It feels good when you can get creative and make something out of nothing. I'm definitely going to have to try different variations of this, maybe a wall hanging.
See you again soon!
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
It's 2013 and it's the time of change. So much has happened in the last few months, I cannot believe we are almost through the first month of the year.
What has changed... I have been through a lot of learning for my job this past Fall. I took a 5 week online Statistics class. Very intense, but I learned so much. I then studied for a certification for a few weeks and then successfully passed 5 hour test to become a certified ASQ Quality Engineer. My daughter has had a change in colleges and majors, from culinary to computers. I think this is the best thing for her and she is much happier.
The next thing that is changing is our offering of prim labels. We are currently updating our website www.bluecupboardprimitives.com . It will be open tonight or tomorrow morning. We are really excited about this "change". Be sure to check out our beautiful new prim labels.
And of course we made the annual New Year' resolutions to get healthy and be productive in the new year. This is one year when I really think everything will work out. The key is slow and steady winning the race, and supporting each other in all our endeavors.
May your 2013 be one of many blessed and wonderful changes.
Natalie and Kenn
Monday, October 1, 2012
What one can learn in less than 5 weeks? My daughter started college on 8/27. She is majoring in the culinary arts. Oh how I missed her not being home. This weekend she finally came home and showed me what she learned. Of course there were plenty of hugs and smiles. And then Saturday morning I took her shopping for ingredients. She spent two hours in the kitchen. Of course I had to document the memories with the camera. We sat down to eat this wonderful brunch. All I can say is WOW and DELICIOUS!!! What a talented young woman. :)
Here's the menu: Caitlyn's gourmet breakfast - Swiss cheese/chive souffle omelet, green pepper/ Swiss cheese fritatta, crepes with cinnamon apples and plum honey compote, poached egg on 15 grain bread with candied bacon butter and a side of bacon.
We had such a great weekend and I am so proud of my baby girl. Next time I won't make her work so hard. :)
Hope you all had a great weekend too.