Christmas Challenge Progress

The other day I shared this Christmas Challenge we’re taking as a family to not spend one dollar on Christmas presents. Weird, I know.  You can read more here. This is not a challenge so we can brag about it.  The presents won’t be perfect, but there will be a lot of love and thought going into them. For example, last February I thrifted a crib dust ruffle.  I took it yesterday and made 2 ruffled aprons out of it. {Read More}

Barbie’s Colorful New Digs

I promise I am coming back.  I think everything finally hit me and I crashed the last few weeks.  Here’s another project we worked on, painting my old doll house my Grandfather made when I was young.  I only wish it still had the plastic windows and vintage wallpaper and flooring.  We did put down some outdoor carpet and painted some fresh, bold colors inside and out. I dug out my old doll furniture and a few dolls. Obviously this {Read More}

No Soliciting Please!

I had a biting post here that I have decided to delete.  I want Geeky & Sassy to be a place of encouragement, kindness and grace. Here are a few signs my non-designer self made this week.  I’m going to print one out and put it on my door.  I figure that the little neighbor kids with their chocolate will not know what it means and will still knock.  Just right-click save and print at your home.  Use as you’d {Read More}

Sprouts Ava Pattern Review & Giveaway

I had the privilege of sewing up one of Trish Preston’s patterns this month.  When I received the pattern in the mail to review I was ecstatic.  I may have an obsession with handbags.  Today I’m sharing with you the Ava Pattern. Things I loved: A simple pattern to cut out (~1 hour) Easy to Understand Instructions.  (I suggest reading them all of the way through twice rather than once.) Things I changed/added: The ruffle across the front. embellishments on {Read More}