Booties on Display

Booties on Parade

I was so excited to get the request to make booties for a special dinner. No, they are not for eating. Kearney’s Collage Center (Crisis Pregnancy Center) will be using them as centerpieces on the tables during their fundraiser event.  Aren’t they so cute.              [Read more]

Charity Giving to the Collage Center

Charity Knitting for Collage Center

What does one do with all the leftover yarn from all the projects completed throughout the year. The girls and I decided to start making items to give away. We made hats, mittens, booties, scarves and even a granny square blanket. We gave some to friends and family and then[Read more]

Scrap Happy

Sisters Crazy Love

Since I encouraged Alex to begin digital scrapbooking I thought I better get on the stick and try it out myself.  Thanks to some great online tutoring I have accomplished my first digital scrapbook page.  Ok, I cheated and used a layered template with all the elements already selected for[Read more]

9 Handmade Scarves

Scarf

From all of us at Grace Elizabeth’s I would like to say “Happy New Year!”  A new year always gives me the sense that I can start over, start fresh and enjoy looking to the future and all the good things to come. On a recent trip to the quilting[Read more]

We have been “Flushed”

We've been Flushed

Yes, we have officially been “Flushed.”  As we woke up this morning a beautiful purple spotted toilet adorned our lawn.  Now in order to have this lovely lawn ornament removed I had to call a number, say that we had been “Flushed” and request the removal to another unsuspecting home[Read more]

Practice Flowergirl Dress

Flowergirl Pattern

As the wedding gets closer (Aug) it is time to do a practice run on making the flowergirl dress.  We bought some fun summer fabric to experiment with the pattern (B4967 Butterick) hoping that it would fit and our flowergirl would have a fun dress for the summer.  We measured[Read more]

What does Scones and Prom have in common?

Scone recipe @GEinc www.graceelizabeths.com

This post is dedicated to my good friend and young mother, Amy Minshull.  Enjoy Amy!  Also there are so many scone recipes out there.  The key is…experiment. Today is Prom!  Today’s breakfast menu – Scones.  Yes “today” is what scones and Prom have in common.  I made the scones this[Read more]

Jamming in the Kitchen

Jamming in the Kitchen

I’m not sure why I made Strawberry Jam today except that I could.  It was a nice distraction from my end of the year tax preparations. While looking at my bread maker cookbook to make some focaccia bread (my initial attempt to put off the bookkeeping) I came across a[Read more]