Tag Archive: mamas*little*treasures

Aug 05

When I grow up, I want to be . . . .

Some people seem to know from a very early age what they want to “be” or “do” when they “grow up.” I’ve heard stories of people who just “knew” when they were seven years old that they would be a school teacher, or an astronaut, or a movie star, or president of the United States. …

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Sep 04

Favorite Things: Open Windows, Open Doors

September is my favorite month! Although we have had a few days where it truly feels like summer around here (after a very pleasant, not-too-hot summer), we are looking forward to cooler weather. And that means there are so many exciting things happening in our community! Fall festivals, arts and crafts bazaars, football and volleyball …

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Aug 21

Almost Ready!

This has been a very busy summer here at Vintage Mama’s Cottage. All the usual family activity seems to have fit quite nicely with room to spare for working on our new business venture. Between learning how to design a business plan and formulate a marketing strategy, we’ve been drawing and drafting pattern templates that …

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Aug 16

Favorite Things: A New Shop!

After 10 years of designing and creating children’s boutique clothing, accessories, shoes, and fun crafty home decor items, and having pretty good success selling online (when I could actually work on building my business!), we will now have the opportunity to offer our designs in a little shop in Our Town! It was quite interesting …

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Jul 31

It’s Thursday! Favorite Things this week . . .

Another tutu! This one is made from glittery pink and silver tulle, hand-tied onto a silver ribbon sash that ties in the back. In between the strips of pink and silver tulle I tied pink and silver ribbons. So simple yet so sweet!   Little Miss Wren is having a birthday party in September so …

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Mar 22

One of My Favorite Things: SATURDAY!

Today is Saturday . . . . it is the ONE day of the week that I get to stay home long enough to accomplish some of those projects that are frequently ignored throughout the week. Not because I want to ignore them, but it is challenging to finish any project when my days seem …

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Feb 26

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop

The Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop is where you can link your favorite post of the week or write a post about your favorite things and share it with old and new followers. The hop is hosted and posted on 3 different blogs! Please follow all of us. Your link will appear on the blogs …

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Feb 20

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop

The Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop is where you can link your favorite post of the week or write a post about your favorite things and share it with old and new followers. The hop is hosted and posted on 3 different blogs! Please follow all of us. Your link will appear on the blogs …

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Feb 03

Inspire Me Monday: Documented Life Project Week 5

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Last week the creative prompt for The Documented Life Project was to use “doodles” in a border   . . . .but after doing my planner pages where I doodled just around the edges of my daily schedule boxes, I got started on a page that was just for fun.  I started doodling and apparently had …

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Oct 13

Pretty Little Pumpkins: Autumn Craft Created with Buttons and Scraps

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Since I have been refashioning and embellishing sweaters for a couple of years now to sell in my Etsy shop, these sweet little pumpkins seemed like the perfect project to decorate our home for autumn. Probably the best way to make this kind of craft project would be to use the pumpkins that you can …

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Jun 24

Inspire Me Monday: Celebration Banners

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We’ve been working on several projects for mamas*little*treasures aka Vintage Mama’s Cottage, including designing and creating a selection of different Celebration Banners. The Mother’s Day banner and the Father’s Day banner card have inspired lots of other ideas, including the Celebrate Freedom Banner that we posted last week. Now we’ve received requests for Celebration Banner …

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May 10

Mother’s Day Your Way Contest!

Recently I discovered this amazing website where you can get coupons and find great deals for everything, and I mean EVERYTHING, your family needs or wants! From cars, babies, books, and beauty products to clothing, computers, jewelry, and even wedding gowns, NerdWallet has it all. And right now they are hosting a great contest for …

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