This weekend I'm shining the spotlight on a true inspiration. In fact, watching Mara transform this dilapidated old chair from drab to fab, inspired me over the course of the last year in my meager sewing attempts (i.e. the aprons, potholders, bean bags). Mara and I became friends eight years ago, and she has always had a good eye and artistic/creative flare. However, she decided to try her hand at something completely different, and she enrolled in a class to learn how to upohlster a chair.
She took this chair on a journey of destruction to recreation. She did an absolutely amazing job!
I try to teach my kids good manners. I'm not sure how successful I've been though. But when I hear them say "please" or "thank you", I know my persistence is paying off. I try to use good manners on my blog too . . . giving credit where credit is due by linking back to projects or ideas from other crafty bloggers. I ask you to do the same. If, in some rare instance, you are inspired enough to blog about something I tried or use an idea you find here, please link back to me (if it's my idea) or the original blogger. Feel free to use my original ideas and tutorials for personal use only (gifts or self) not for profit!