Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Baby Dress/Shirt

Having a little girl is SO fun. I swear I dress her more fashionable than I dress myself. Here is a cute little dress and matching headband I made her. 

It started out as a dress, but since I am a non measuring person, it ended up being a tad short, so I paired it with some jean leggings, and it looked like it was suppose to be a shirt! I will have a tutorial to come!

Monday, June 20, 2011

My little girl's room, AND Dresser makeover

With all of two hours notice for our sweet little Mia, we didn't have a ton of time to get a room ready! In the past year of waiting for a baby, and I had been going back and forth on what color scheme I wanted to use if it was a girl or boy. I always had in my mind that red would be so cute for a girl, and different. I am also OBSESSED with polka dots, hence the blog name, so I knew if we got a girl I had to do something with polka dots. Here is the room before Mia came into the world. It was my junk/craft room.
 Mia's room before
 Mia's dresser before
 Yellow paint and red polka dots!!!

Little Sis and Big Brother. I LOVE her room. I still need to add some decor to the walls, get some blinds, and put a few finishing touches, but I think it turned out great! I also love the red dresser!!!

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake!

I thought cheesecake was very intimidating. I grew up on the Jello No Bake cheesecake, which I love! ;) It is not too rich, and I think I could eat the whole pan of it! This cheesecake is a recipe from my roommate from Master Chef. She is from Texas and we had so much fun together on our time at master chef!

This cheesecake is AMAZING, and not difficult to make. It is also not extremely rich! Here are my horrible pictures, but go to her blog, 3 Maries Catering for a beautiful picture of it, and the recipe!

Friday, June 3, 2011


Master Chef airs on Fox Monday June 6th and Tuesday June 7th! Watch ME cook for the judges! I swear I am in that crowd somewhere!

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Easiest Headband in the WORLD!

So, now that I have this ADORABLE sweet little baby girl, it is time to girl it up around here. Hobby Lobby has a wonderful supply of CHEAP baby headbands and accessories! Here is one little head band I made for our sweet girl.

 Sweet sleeping baby girl!

Braided NO SEW Shirt

Now that I am a stay at home mom, and I am figuring out how to handle two kiddos, I am back!!! Here is a fun shirt that I got the idea from Welcome To the Good Life.
Start with a CHEAP plain shirt... I love Old Navy. They had these for $3.
 Next, Either cut off some of the bottom of the shirt, if it is long, or do like I did and use another scrap shirt in the same color. I had some hideous white polos in my closet from when I worked at Jo-Ann fabrics... I was not sorry to cut one of them up!

I decided to change up my neckline a little bit. I basically just cut off the shirt collar, then I was lazy and used liquid stitch to tack down the edges.

With your scrap shirt or whatever you use, cut three long strips of fabric, then tie the top, or use a safety pin and braid all the way to the bottom. 
 Tie knots at both ends, and then start attaching to the shirt with liquid stitch!
 Finished product!!! A cute little accented shirt.
 And then.. because you know I just can't help my self with accessorizing, I added these little rosettes. They are on a pin, so they don't always have to be attached!