To the outside world we all grow old. But not to brothers and sisters. We know each other as we always were. We know each other's hearts. We share private family jokes. We remember family feuds and secrets, family griefs and joys. We live outside the touch of time. ~Clara Ortega

Friday, April 8, 2011

Being prepared and loving flowers and ruffles

Conference weekend reminds me to change our water and to change food in the 72 hr kits. Lex, Parks and I had fun doing it. I'm glad I saved the rain coats from Niagra Falls. They're not heavy but prevent water from drenching you. There are so many things you can get at all a dollar now that can go in your kit. For instance a package of 8 small kleenex packages. Yes 8 just for a dollar. I put them in the kids bags for toilet paper. Hey you never know if your going to have a place to go let alone the tp.

I love love love ruffles and my scripture bag was well not very pretty ok it was ugly so I found this shirt that no one wanted and made my bag. Then the hood of the shirt I took off and made a reversible bag. The only thing I did was sew up one side and make the flower. I do need to make handles. I knew there was a reason I kept that shirt that Daniel made Cassidy put in the DI pile because no wife of his would ever wear something with such far out colors. J/K of course Daniel would never say something like that he is much too nice but he did tell her to give it up.Also.,..

So I saw Shelby's flower necklace at her house a few weeks ago and then saw the one Elizabeth won and decided to try my hand at it but was waiting for Shelby to post so I could copy. Yea I'm good at that. Wish I was good at inventing but my brain never does that. Of course there were too many fun colors to choose from in my scrap of fabrics so I made 3 actually 4 I made one like Elizabeths just need to find the red beads.Thanks Shelby


Elisabeth said...

Whoa whoa WHOA. You and your girls have a DI pile? Of clothes you've all owned (and worn and totally rocked) and I've never dug through it?? Rude :) If any of the Hansen girls' entire wardrobes go missing.. It probably wasn't me who stole it. COUGH, COUGH. So cute, Marcia! Love what you've done!

the momma-kana said...

Hello mrs crafty-pants! And, can you PLEASE hold onto those clothes for when I come to visit... or I won't come. :) jk.
I love the ruffles and you and Shelby should to a tutorial on these cute necklaces.
And you reminded me to change out the 72 hours kits. Thanks mom!

Shelby&BrandonOsmond said...

Umm... pretty sure you wouldn't want to see what we've worn in the past. JK I'm still made I gave up my demin jacket... I will never live that down.
BUt mom ms crafty how come you don't tell me how to make bags like that? Your necklaces are really cute too. and how can you say you can't invent??? Hello new purses that are irreversible! :)

Kelsi Hansen said...

Shelby, I think you mean reversible. That is why they are so awesome. Also stop stealing from the DI pile that was my idea! Taking all the good stuff. Very fantastic job mother.

Cassidy and Daniel Stephens said...

cute cute momma.. now i'm going to have to come rummage through all the DI clothing.. I need some projects this summer and i'll be stealing your ideas:)