As I s.l.o.w.l.y pack up our house for that ever elusive moving date (please don't ask, it will make me cry) I find long forgotten treasures, like this Martha Stewart decoration I made a few years before I became a mom.
I was quite a Martha disciple. I used to record - and catalog - her show on VHS before she had a studio audience, subscribed to her magazine and made something from almost every issue. I kept a stack of them on my coffee table and had so much fun decorating my home with Martha Stewart projects. She even got me into cooking and gardening. I remember embroidering a few burp cloths when I was pregnant. I know. How unpractical can you get?! LOL! But I had a dozen white flannel diapers that we used as burp cloths and I always looked for the ones with a little decoration on the corner first. If I come across them I'll show you. I know I would NOT have thrown them out.
I made this pretty hanging egg decoration about 15 years ago. I blew, dyed, ribboned and tied. And then somehow it ended up way under the staircase in the basement, forgotten. I can't believe it survived all these years intact, albeit a little faded. I must have hung it in a window one year because all the eggs are almost white on one side.
It was fun to find and display. Again. I'm so looking forward to finding a good spot for it next year. In the new house.
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I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but that fabric in yesterday's post that so many of you asked about ... I can't find it. I got it from this Etsy shop several months ago and it is sold out. I looked on Etsy and did a Google search but came up empty. All I have for identification is "Yuwa Live Life Collection" on the selvage ... no print name. So sorry. If I come across it again I'll let you know. I showed it to you as an alternative to cotton tape labels because you can fussy cut fabric to achieve the same look. I admit this fabric is particuairly fabulous for fussy cutting, but I bet if you take a closer look at the fabrics in your stash, you'll find small details that can become sweet little labels. Plus there are always new, cute prints coming out. Now that you know what to look for, I'm sure you'll find that perfect fabric sooner than later. :)
UPDATE: HILDY FOUND IT HERE - in PINK!!!!
UPDATE: Sold out. Again. Sorry!
UPDATE: FOUND AGAIN HERE!