Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Halloween Hair Clips

My daughter told me she was going to wear these every day!
That makes me so happy!


Isn't she a cutie!??

I was inspired by this post at A girl and a glue gun.  This is so cool!
And I didn't feel like getting all dressed up this year. 
So I bought a bunch of spiders and made my own shirt! (I'll show you the shirt tomorrow...maybe.) but I needed a hair clip to match and made some for Annabelle too! 

This one's mine.  I love these clips from the craft store.  You can embelish with so much.  I've covered these in rosettes and buttons before.

For my spider clip I hot glued ribbon to cover the clip and cut off the ring of the spider rings and glued them on.  Pretty simple!


Here's a close up of the top.  The spider web ribbon is so cool and it's a little glittery too!


This is a close up of one of Annabelle's clips.  I made her two using little clippies.  I try to use a lot of hot glue because little girls can be hard on hair clips!

I can't wait to wear my shirt and hair clip!
Happy Halloween!
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Thursday, October 21, 2010

I won a giveaway!

Look what I won!

Until Wednesday Calls had this adorable giveaway and I actually won! I can not resist a great fabric giveaway.

It came in the mail the other day and I was so excited!


I got out my glue gun and made these beautiful rosettes!

Thank you!



Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Hobo Bag


I did a lot of sewing this weekend.  I made my toddler blanket for a friend who just had a baby boy.  She loved it because it was big.  I shared her frustration of having a million baby blankets that were teeny tiny.  It turned out great!

Then I made the Hobo bag from MADE.  Love that blog! Her tutorial was great!
My little girl needed a bag to tote her tap shoes to and from school.  She helped me make it.  Atleast she watched and was thrilled with the results.  I used ribbon as the straps too and I like it!

My husband requested one to carry his lunch in to work! I guess I'll add that to the list!

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Blog Features of Belle Rose Designs!

Marketing your work is always a challenge when there are so many creative people working and selling on the internet.  I recently contacted a bunch of blogs introducing my work to them.  I have been featured this week at the following places:

Miss Malaprop feature my Rosette Ribbon Bookmarks!

The Things We Make asked me a couple of questions about being a mother and balancing life, work and my creative life. 



Funky Finds did a nice feature of my shop. Go read the feature and find the out about a special discount for Funky Finds readers! 



Enjoy and thanks for reading!

Friday, October 8, 2010

My Biggest Seller!

Here is my biggest seller on Etsy so far...I've relisted it twice! I'm having a great time making and had my most successful month selling so far! I'm pretty excited.!
Rosette Ribbon Bookmark in Pink


I would love to show you a picture of the item but Blogger is stupid and I haven't been able to upload pictures to my blog in awhile! I would love to show you my bookmarks and I once I have the patience I promise I will!:)

Have a great day!

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Blog Feature

The lovely Kathryn from Penguin's Gift wrote about my Rosette Ribbon Bookmarks. Check it out here.

Saturday, October 2, 2010

Baby Gift: Quick and Easy

I wanted to make something for my new baby neice, Carys and didn't have a lot of time.

They didn't know what they were having until she arrived and I wanted to make her something really girly and frilly.  This is what I came up with. 


You'll need:
baby onesie or bodysuit
pins
ribbons
sewing stuff



Pin your ribbon to the color of your shirt.  Make it ruffled for extra girly-ness!:)



Sew your ribbon in place. Make sure to backstitch for extra security!

I made a couple of these.  One with rick rack and one with some pretty eyelet lace.  I,of course, didn't take pictures.  I was really in a hurry to make them but they didn't take long at all! I think my sister-in-law liked them!

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