Ruby Star Wrap-Along: Week 6

Dang! I had plans of getting my Christmas tree this weekend and decorating n’ junk but that didn’t happen. Instead me and the hubby picked up this awesome piece from a local consignment store!

Mid-Century Modern Credenza

I love it for so many reasons. The main reason is that my hubby was on board to get it. I mean. . . I never really mentioned to him that I was into the whole mid-century modern Design . . so it’s like: “Hey Honey, can you please read my mind?” So now we’re looking for a nice piece of art to go above it. Can’t wait to get my living room together!!!

We’re into the 6th week of the Wrap-Along! Have we inspired you to wrap differently? I know that seeing other bloggers wrapping projects have inspired me.

Today you’ll see Maureen of Maureen Cracknell Handmade showing the Button Down Shirt Bag:

Button Down Shirt Bag

Wednesday you’ll see Sara of Sew Sweetness and the Pocketed Apron:

Pocketed Apron

And Friday, Colleen of The Busy Bean will show you Little Snack Packs:

Little Snack Pack

Remember, if you missed linking up here on the blog don’t worry Sew, Mama, Sew will be holding a big link up on their site. The prizes they have are mind blowing! Seriously. . . .no really. . . I’m serious. . . 100%!!! (ha!)

Update!  Sew, Mama, Sew Ruby Star Wrapping Contest post is up and live! Head over there for more details!

Ruby Star Contest
This week we’re giving away another cute octopurse handbag and a $20 dollar gift certificate to one of my favorite shop, Pink Chalk Fabrics


Pink Chalk Fabrics


  1. I am making one of those shirt bags. I need a new bag today!

  2. I love that typewriter coin purse! I was a secretary for many years and I learned to type on an old typewriter. It’s too cute!

  3. Awesome about the contest – anxious to see what others do. And congrats on the new sideboard – very fun! So who won last week’s goodies??

  4. Can’t wait to see what art you choose – why not hang one of your quilts there? Love Maureen’s shirt purse . FUN stuff at SMS with more give aways, amazing!

  5. Yes, I’m not sure who win weeks 4 and 5? It’s been lots of fun though!

  6. I’m not sure who won for week 5 but I’m tickled to say that I was the lucky winner for week 4. Pink Chalk delivered my fabric from the gift certificate shopping spree and I also had the most wonderful box arrive today from the amazing Melody Miller – I still can’t believe it, SO special. Thank You!

  7. Why not make your own retro artwork to go with it!

  8. Mary Burnette says:

    Will someone please email me directions on how to link in. I don’t know how to post a link of anything. How can I win if I don’t know how to link. HELP! thanks


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