Tangerine Foldover Clutch Tutorial


This design is super easy and fun to make! The Tangerine foldover clutch material used here is from Abuja, Nigeria. I love the paint splatter effect.  My fabric choice comes from a repurposed  Nigerian cotton long dress.  The recessed zipper and the magnetic snap secures your belongings and helps with the sleek look.  Here’s another view…

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. Special Event Follower Giveaway ~Follower Giveaway~ Follower Giveaway ! Hurray!! The giveaway begins March 9,2013.  I will post the rules at midnight tonight (Eastern standard time) to give the International participants a chance to enter. …

Sneak Peek


 Here’s a sneak peek into the world of La Cartera!  New design ideas for the weekend, special events, and first words. Creative Designs What do you think of the Polka Dot Wonder?  It’s a contemporary take on a retro style.  Upcycling a polka dot curtain and adding linen fabric as the main body, created this layered…

Shine on Award!


I received “The Shine On Award” from  Mischievouseyez click on the link to check out her blog.  She always seems to put a smile on your face! Thank you again Michievouseyez! “This award is for the blogs that shine, make you feel good and are inspiring to the reader.” The shine on Award goes to – Diary…

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,…

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…

Sunshine Award


It is a great feeling to receive an award from an awesome blogger who thinks that your site is awesome too. Thank You, Mischievouseyez for nominating me for this award. Please visit her site here! Now to the Rules! Here are the AWESOME 10 NOMINEES : Lady Kate The C-Sweet aisling95 Christina Every thing under the sun…

Sunshine Award


It is a great feeling to receive an award from an awesome blogger who thinks that your site is awesome too. Thank You, Mischievouseyez for nominating me for this award. Please visit her site here! Now to the Rules! Here are the AWESOME 10 NOMINEES : Lady Kate The C-Sweet aisling95 Christina Every thing under the sun…

Sunshine Award


It is a great feeling to receive an award from an awesome blogger who thinks that your site is awesome too. Thank You, Mischievouseyez for nominating me for this award. Please visit her site here! Now to the Rules! Here are the AWESOME 10 NOMINEES : Lady Kate The C-Sweet aisling95 Christina Every thing under the sun…

This Old Purse Survey


Today is the last day to cast your vote on the weekly poll.  Please take a minute to take the quick survey poll on “This Old Purse”. What does your favorite purse reveal about you? The purse you carry should fall into three categories of fabulous!