Sneak Peek Friday’s


 Here’s a sneak peek into the world of La Cartera!  New design ideas for the weekend, special events, and first words. What’s Happening in the Polls The Upcycle Tote Bag is still in the lead @ 67% for the March Purse Giveaway!  So cast your vote before March 3rd. Creative Designs This weekend my “plan” is to…

Tulip Purse


The upcycle Tulip Purse is so bright and cheerful that it reminds me of summer.  The bold bright colors that I love, will fit nicely into an Urban Summer collection line of colorful purses. Inspired by the Linen Safari Handbag, I used the same design for this purse. So here’s a look at the Tulip Purse,…

Sneak Peek Friday’s


 Here’s a sneak peek into the world of La Cartera! New design ideas for the weekend, special events, accomplishments, and a peek into the survey results. What’s Happening in the Polls The Hippie Conversion tote bag is in the lead with 63% of the votes. There’s still time to vote for your favorite purse entry in the  March…

Select A Purse for the March Giveaway


I am planning a purse giveaway in March, to one of my lucky followers.  Now I need your help in selecting, which purse I should giveaway. I’ve selected the purses that received the most likes, but I love them all.  So please vote on your favorite!  This poll ends on March 11, 2013. You can take a look…

Sneak Peek Friday’s


 Here’s a sneak peek into the world of La Cartera!  New design ideas for the weekend, special events, and first words. What’s Happening in the Polls If you missed the poll results for ” This Old Purse Survey,”  53% of women considered their favorite purse as “Fabulously Comfortable”.  Women prefer comfortable over expensive!  That’s great news!  Just…

Linen Safari Handbag


The upcycle Linen Safari Handbag, is pure joy!  Using a burlap curtain panel and paisley fabric remnants to create this pleated design, is  strictly dedicated to my neutral color purse fans.  After receiving the results from the “Color My Purse Beautiful” poll. I decided to create something in a neutral color.  I must admit that I like bold colors, but…

Royal Valentine Clutch


Introducing the “Royal Valentine Clutch”.  This is a great combination of upcycling a leather skirt and woven fabric from the Republic of Senegal in West Africa.   The fold over clutch with zipper and latch is so cute it’s not just for Valentine’s day, but for any day.  Let me know what you think of my newest creation.    …

Sneak Peek Friday’s


 Here’s a sneak peek into the world of La Cartera! New design ideas for the weekend, special events, accomplishments, and a sneak peek into this weeks survey results. What’s Happening in the Polls This is the first time that all categories are tied???? I would like to thank everyone who participates in the poll surveys, it…

Sneak Peek Friday’s


 Here’s a sneak peek into the world of La Cartera! What’s Happening in the Polls? Here’s Poll Daddy’s sneak peek results of  my Poll ”Color My Purse Beautiful”.  The preview results are surprising to me with 60% of the vote favoring neutral colors??   The poll closes on Monday, January 28,2013, so don’t forget to cast your vote Click Here!….

Sneak Peek Friday’s


 Here’s a sneak peek into the world of La Cartera! What’s Happening in the Polls Here’s Poll Daddy’s sneak peek results of  – “Does your purse size really matter”.  As of today the answer sweeping the lead is ……Purse size doesn’t matter.  The poll closes on Monday, January 21,2013, so cast your vote here. Your vote will help me with a marketing plan!…

The Hippie Conversion Tote


The hippie conversion tote bag, is what I’ve converted from a 1970’s suede pillowcase to the year 2013.   I can’t wait to carry my new tote bag! I added the heaviest single sided fusible ultra firm stabilizer, which makes the tote bag stand firm and tall.  I bought the handles, and added a snap, with fabric lining from…