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Sunday, August 31, 2008

Pretty pillows and one cute baby!!!

I am struggling to find time but I really do try. My oldest prince just started school this week so it takes a while to catch up after that. But I'll keep trying, I did find some time to finish two bolster pillows yesterday between feeding and playing with the kids. I have some pictures of my little prince holding his head up really well now. What a cutie!!!
Not so sure why I couldn't take a clear picture of him. But he still is a cutie!!!


These two pillows will be up on ebay sometime soon.
Well, that is all for today. More soon...

Saturday, August 23, 2008

Introducing The Boys!!

My sewing station stood barely touched this week since I have promised Tristan that since it is his last week at home (before school starts next week) I will not be sewing much and enjoy this last week with him. His best friend was also back from camping with his family. So he really had great week, we went to the park, visited with family and had playdates with his friend. This summer it has been a little though on Tristan, I had tried my best to give him as much attention but I also had to tend to a newborn. Aidan is almost 4 months old now. The boys are getting along realy well and to my surprise, Tristan is not ready to "send him back" yet. Aidan's face lights up when Tristan plays with him. Here is some pictures I took about 2 months ago. I wanted to take some pictures of Aidan and Tristan and Boy aren't they cute. Some pictures came out great, some did not, Tristan was enjoying goofing for pictures and in the end Aidan fell asleep.



Next week when school starts I will return to my sewing machine and be back with more fun stuff. Until then.... Ta ta for now!!!

Sunday, August 17, 2008

Hello and Welcome To Vintage Rose Designs

Hey, you might remember me from my other blog C. Crafts & Collectibles. I had been away for too long and during that time some things changed. I had a precious healthy baby boy, upped the number to two kids, both boys. Aidan is now over 3 months old and Tristan is oh growing up, already 6 years old and starting 1st grade next week.... :o( They grow so fast. Hard to believe. Not sure if it happens to other moms but I did keep up with my business/ retail store while pregnant but creativity went down the tubes. I just didn't have the ummmppfff or whatever you need, not to mention the prego brain syndrome. Yeah, I was so clumsy and forget a lot, and still do. Feels like both boys took a piece of my brain while I was carrying them, leaving me now with not much....:o) But after Aidan was born it didn't take long to get back on track. I have been sewing, boy sewing frenzy, I get an idea and on my sewing machine goes and out with the scissors. I have gathered quite a collection of Rachel Ashwell fabrics, I love them... a couple of Yuwa pieces. I would like to start working on some Cath Kidston. I love Cath's vintage prints. Her prints remind me of a bright english country kitchen. Also love Tanya Whelan's new collections, Barefoot Roses and Ava Rose. Anyway, enough with the talk (that I am no good at anyway) and off with some eye candy. Enjoy!!!


These are all pillows, mostly bolsters that I sold through ebay and some where custom ordered. The round one is my favorite.


This one is currently available in my ebay store. Follow the link at the very top of my blog page. Also available is a matching nightlight and lavender scented sachet.



The following is a lampshade I did today in Hydrangea Rose, I love this print.





Finally, a little pretty experiment, a Lavender scented patchwork bird.



Well, I hope you are impressed by my comeback. I look forward to catch up with all my blogger friends. Talk to you soon.