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Patio Chairs refurbished from a vintage dining set #sunbrealla #voiceofcolor

I’ve constantly been on the hunt for a beautiful outdoor dining set, scouring pinterest for deck ideas, looking at set after set, pretending to have a dinner party at every piece of patio furniture I pass by in stores, but nothing. My patio set dreams have got put on the back burner summer after summer. Then I fell in […]

DIY ruffle lace table cloth perfect for a rustic or vintage wedding

I’ve been back into the swing of catering for the last month doing benefit suppers and the occasional business meeting, but this weekend marks the first wedding of the season! I love the first because I haven’t been drug down by the weight of a 1000 other weddings, or the insane heat of the summer (let me […]

Hand stamped leather tag for a personalized tote bag

Oh my word! In less than one week I will be in Utah at SNAP, I can’t believe it’s nearly here! One of the conference primers is an Instagram daily prompt #snapdaily2014. A few days ago it was #snaptote. That’s when it occurred to me that I would indeed need a tote bag (for lugging […]

Free girls purse sewing pattern

Please prepare yourself for the oeey gooey girly sweetness that this post is oozing because… drum roll please… Today I have a special treat… my first ever real FREE sewing pattern!!! Aren’t these purses just so sweet? Every little girl loves pretend play and with this little tote they can be just like mom! This […]

Create this apron in 1 dish towel, a piece of ribbon and 10 Mins of your time! #apron #sew #sewing #beginner #crafts #DIY #ribbon

I love to sew and I’ve been spending a bit of time in front of the sewing machine lately. Sadly and to be honest, “a lot of time” to me is really about 20 mins, so quick projects are what I need to feed this hobby! I wanted to share these dish towel aprons that […]

DIY White Wedding garter made completely with May Arts Ribbon

Today I’m taking a break from the Holidays to bring you this very special Ribbonista Hop. Our May Arts Ribbon leader, Bethany got engaged!! We’re all so excited for her that we thought we’d celebrate with a hop, and shower her with cards of congratulations! I got to thinking, what would be a super special […]

B-A panties

Raise your hand if you’re getting flirty on Valentine’s Day with your special someone… then you’re going to need a special number for flirty time! I was a little hesitant to do this post as I can’t decide if the content is too risque for day time blogging, but we’re all girls right? And who […]

Top 10 Posts of 2012

Happy New Year’s Eve folks!  So happy that you’ve joined me these past few months. I’ve only been at the blogging game for about 8 months, but what a ride it has been. I went from only having my sister and a few close friends take a look, to hundreds (sometimes thousands) reading each day. […]

both stockings

HO HO HO, thanks for HOpping on over to Fynes Designs today!  I’m so glad you’ve joined in on the fun, you won’t be disappointed with all the Christmas inspiration us Ribbonistas have to offer! Your job?  Comment on any post along the (all week long) to win some ribbon to call your own! Enjoy! I’ve created these beauties using canvas […]

box #18

Hi Folks! My craft fair circuit is over for the year, I’m jumping for joy right now as I need a week to relax my brain, and my glue gun burnt/ stick pin pricked fingers for a week before Holiday catering season gets into full swing! I attended the Somerset Craft fair yesterday and what a great day!  I […]

traffic jam

Hi Folks!  Most of my life I have been crafty in one way or another, maybe some of the ideas weren’t earth shattering by none the less, there were mine. This all changed  last year sometime when I joined Pinterest . Don’t get me wrong, not many days go by that I don’t peruse the million boards on this lovely […]

finished bow

Hi, did you see the paper bow I put on my last Layout?  I love it SO much! I have seen lots of templates and cutting files online for making them but I discovered (I’m almost certain this is my idea) this easy technique an I couldn’t wait to share it with you!  You will […]

Toddler and Teddy Apron Tutorial- May Arts Finalist Submission

I have been selected into the top 30 to compete to earn a spot as a Prima Ribbonista for May Arts Design Team!! I am so jazzed to have been selected and couldn’t wait to get a start on my project. I browsed the HUGE library of ribbons MAY ARTS has to choose from… you won’t believe your […]

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