How to Get the Inspiration Juices Flowing

How to Get the Inspiration Juices Flowing by Grace Elizabeth's

Remember approaching your mom as a child saying, “I’m bored.” And now as an adult you still hear yourself saying it, “I’m bored, I want to do something productive, imaginative, something out of the ordinary. I want to make something but I don’t know what.”  Today we are going to[Read more]

How to Make a Wedding Guestbook Quilt

Wedding reception decoration with guestbook quilt by Grace Elizabeth's

I had never heard of a “guestbook” quilt prior to Courtney’s engagement.  She, however, had been scouring the internet for ideas. She didn’t want the typical, traditional guestbook – who would, right?!  With a smirk on my face I wasn’t surprised. Creativity was built into the genes of my girls. With[Read more]

I’ve Found an Attractive Modern Block to Update an Old Standard

Jump Ring quilting by Grace Elizabeth's

You may remember a previous post Finding an Attractive Modern Block to Update an Old Standard and my dilemma of wanting to make a modern wedding ring quilt. My choices were narrowed down to three…and now I’ve finally settle on one! Jump Rings Quilt After further reviewing my criteria, I think the[Read more]

Finding an Attractive Modern Block to Update an Old Standard

Modern block - Wedding Ring Quilt

I have always loved the look of a wedding ring quilt – very traditional, vintage, and not to mention gorgeous! But they also look really involved to make with all that curved piecing. I love to make beautiful things, but I’m the kinda girl who likes to take short cuts.[Read more]

Cowboy Western Quilt

Cowboy Quilt

This quilt is a long time in the making! I started making this quilt in my college dorm room for Jake (before he was my husband!) That was at least 5 years ago! It was intended to be a Christmas present – then a birthday present – turned a graduation[Read more]

Pinwheel Mug Rug

pinwheel mug rug by www.GraceElizabeths.com

I have seen oodles of these mini quilts dubbed mug rugs and decided to try my hand at it! What is a mug rug, you ask? After some research, here’s my best answer: A mini quilt that is larger than a coaster, but smaller than a placemat. The perfect spot[Read more]

Charmed Disappearing 9 Patch Baby Quilt

Charm Pack Baby Girl Quilt

Have you ever fell in love with a Charm Pack, bought it but then didn’t know what to do with it?  Well here is what I did with mine – a baby quilt.  No- we don’t have any announcements in the family but hoping someday Charm packs are collections of[Read more]

To Quilt or Not to Quilt

Indie Chic by My Mind's Eye for Riley Blake Designs

As I pondered what I was going to share today, I decided to be a bit sneaky.  Don’t tell my daughters but I’m going to share a “Handcrafted” Wednesday on “For the Home” Thursday.  Yes, we try to specialize each day of the week with a topic for the Blog[Read more]