Rosemary Picking — Take a Stroll with Grace

Hi everyone!

Today Grace ventured outside to take a stroll and pick some rosemary to decorate the kitchen. Since it’s fall, she wanted to wear her blue coat, even though it’s not exactly coat-wearing weather yet.

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Want to join along? Grab a basket and let’s go!

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Even though it’s still pretty warm, a pleasant breeze would come along every now and then, promising that autumn weather will eventually arrive and break the heat.

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What’s the weather like where you are?

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Grace set to work to fill her basket with rosemary. Let me know in the comments what type of plant you want to pick!

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School is very busy, so I guess I’m forfeiting the schedule in favor of posting on days that I have time… like today!

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It feels like I’ve posted a lot of photoshoots lately. Do you like seeing a lot of photoshoots? Any other posts you would like to see here?

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And the basket is filled! 🙂

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Looks like that concludes our stroll! Let me know what you think in the comments!

 

What is your favorite thing about fall? Can you believe that October is starting tomorrow?

 

Have a blessed day!

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2-Year Blogiversary Giveaway!

Hi!

Today, June 6, marks 2 years since my first post on Smile and Craft AG, Hello World! Time flies, and it’s amazing to have blogged for two years so far! This blog has come a long way… 😀  ! A big thank you to all of you for reading, liking, and commenting!

 

As a blogiversary custom, how about some stats?

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My top three commenters are…

  1. Hannah

  2. Bella

  3. Mary E.

 

 

And now for what I assume you’ve been waiting for… the giveaway!

 

I’m giving away…

 

Two-year-Blogiversary

a dress I sewed using the 123 Mulberry Street Drop Waist Pocket Tee Dress pattern from Pixie Faire!

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(shoes, headband, and doll Not included! 😉 )

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It features pockets, Velcro closure in the back, a gathered skirt, and is made with a stretchy T-shirt fabric.

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Please note… I am not a professional seamstress, and this was my first time using the pattern 😉 .

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But it turned out cute, and look forward to giving it to one of you!

 

Are you ready to enter?

Rules:

  • Comment down below that you would like to enter this giveaway.
  • If you are under 18, then get a parent’s permission to enter. If you win, I’ll need your address to ship it to you!
  • This giveaway is open to the USA and Canada.
  • Entries are due by 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26 (2018).

For extra entries…

  • Share this giveaway on social media (Pinterest, your own blog, etc.). Then come back to comment and tell me where you shared it! (1 extra entry per share)

 

Also, I will be out of town during the week of the 17th, so I won’t be moderating and replying to your entries from during that week until I get back 🙂 .

After the 26th (possibly the 27th) I will post the winner!!

 

Now for a few bonus pictures before you head off to the comments to enter 🙂

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Are you planning to enter? Can you believe Smile and Craft AG has been around for two years? How long have you been following Smile and Craft AG?

 

Have a blessed day!

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Grace and the Greenery – A Photoshoot + Updates

Hi everyone!

Today I have a photoshoot of Grace to show you, and also some updates on summer posting on Smile and Craft AG! Enjoy!

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One of my summer goals is to use a blogging schedule during break. This past semester kept me busy with school and work, so since summer has arrived, I have some more free-time, and should be able to post more often (and more consistently)!

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So today (Thursday) I decided that I would plan to start a schedule to post every Thursday!

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Thus, once our backyard was shady I grabbed Grace (who I had dressed for a photoshoot the other day), and got some photos of her around some big green bushes we have. And then I did the editing and finished the post tonight 😛 !

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Hopefully I will keep up the schedule so that you all can expect a post each week on Thursday!

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But, next week should be different because…

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Wednesday is Smile and Craft AG’s 2nd blogiversary!!!

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I’m planning something special, so stay tuned for then!

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And enjoy the rest of the shoot!

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Before you go, Charis is hosting a giveaway for her 1-year blogiversary! She’s giving away The Girl Who Could See by Kara Swanson. Check it out here!

 

Which photo is your favorite? What do you think I will do for Smile and Craft AG’s blogiversary? Would you be interested in a Photoshop photo editing tutorial?

 

I look forward to posting here more often this summer!

 

Have a blessed day!

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More… Sewing!

Hello!

Do you like to sew? I do! Though I don’t do it too often, occasionally I get a burst of motivation and make a bunch of doll clothes. And then, after several sewing projects the sewing machine isn’t used for a while until I get another motivation burst. 😉

But recently, I had one of those, and I made several things for the dolls! You can see my past sewing posts, here, and a second one here.

 

Onto the sewing…

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Here is Grace modeling some Jeans I sewed. as well as a T-shirt I sewed.

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The jeans were made with the Liberty Jane Jeans pattern I received from a Freebie Friday on Pixie Faire. And the T-shirt pattern is from the free pattern on Pixie Faire, here.

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And here is Consuelo in a skirt I made her. I don’t think I used a pattern for this.

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Last but not least, Caroline is modeling this black shirt I sewed. This shirt is inspired by this shirt, and this shirt from DreamWorld Collections!

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I just used the same Pixie faire T-shirt pattern as for Grace’s shirt, except that I cut it so it would be longer (I used an old shirt, so the lace was already attached!). I think I got the sleeves from Pixie Faire’s pullover sweater pattern, though you could probably easily snag some sleeves from a free pattern online.

 

I hope you enjoyed!

Do you sew in spurts, regularly, or not much/not at all? Which piece of clothing or outfit was your favorite?

 

Have a blessed day!

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