The Creative Princess: June 2010

How to re-purpose an old pillowcase! Plus a GIVEAWAY!

Sure, there are MANY things you can make from an old pillowcase but today we will be making.......a garment bag! SO cute and SO easy!!


You will need one pillowcase, scissors, needle and thread.  You can also use some ribbon to accent once finished but that is optional.


Let's get started!  This first step is VERY important!  First, turn your pillowcase inside out.  Then, simply fold your pillowcase in half width-wise


You are now going to cut a small slit just below the stitching.  1/2 - 1 inch will be perfect.


Unfold your pillowcase, it should look something like above.



Next you are going to thread your needle and stitch around the opening to make sure the fabric will not fray.  Once finished turn your new garment bag right side out and there you have it!  How easy was that?!?  You may add ribbon for an extra touch if you would like.


I love going to places like goodwill, or my local antique stores, to find really cute old pillowcases.  These garment bags are perfect to place over winder coats for storing, dance costumes, cheer uniforms, your children's special clothes and so much more!


~*~GIVEAWAY~*~
 This Giveaway is now over!

So you think the above bag is as cute as I do?  Well, you are in luck!  It can be yours!  Just make a comment below to enter the giveaway!

Want some bonus entries (above entry must be done first)?
1.) Come follow me on Facebook then comment here and let me know!  Already follow me?  Just make a comment and let me know below. (1 extra entry)

2.) Repost this on your blog, facebook or twitter then come back here and let us know! (up to 3 extra entries)

3.) Follow my blog!  Just click on the follow button over to your left then comment here.  Do you already follow me?  Just let me know! (one extra entry)

Once you have entered  for the first time by using any or all of the ways above, you may come back and re-enter once per day until the end of the giveaway.


As always, winner will be drawn by random.org.  Drawing will take place on Monday July 5th.

Good luck!

**This giveaway will end at 11:59pm on Monday, July 5th.

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We have a WINNER!


Congrats to comment #4 Brandi O!  You have won the VERY FIRST GIVEAWAY on The Creative Princess!!  I will be contacting you soon to arrange for shipping/pick up.  Congrats!

If you did not win, check out this post for info on ANOTHER GIVEAWAY!  Thank you all for entering!

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Wow! What a GREAT response!

In less than 24 hours of starting my fan page on Facebook we already have over 50 fans!  That is AWESOME!  Let's get that number to 100 and I will open up ANOTHER GIVEAWAY!!  You can find my fan page here.

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Easy Peasy Rich and Creamy Sugar Scrub Tutorial

I have been making these sugar scrubs for a few years now.  I do not remember exactly what website I found my directions on but there are TONS of them out there.  I am not one to really follow directions very well so I don't remember the amounts.  I just put a little bit of this and a little bit of that until it looks right to me.  Sugar scrubs are VERY easy to make, they can be made out of your favorite body wash or your favorite essential oil.  Play around with the scents and have fun!

I like to use plastic containers since you will be using this in the bathroom but today, I ran out of them so had to use glass instead.  This sugar scrub is great for those rough spots on your skin and helps keep your skin super soft.  I will be featuring a scent a month in my store at $15 each for 8oz.

Don't forget, my Grand re-Opening is set for June 28th!!  Come like me on Facebook to stay up to date with the latest news!

**GIVEAWAY**
This Giveaway has ended.  Please keep an eye out for new giveaway's coming soon!

In celebration of my GRO I am going to giveaway my latest sugar scrub creation!

How to enter: Comment below and let me know your favorite scent that you would want to see featured as a sugar scrub.  Don't forget to include an email address so I can get a hold of you if you win.  If you link to this tutorial on Facebook, Twitter or your blog just make an extra comment for an extra entry!

Winner will be chosen by random.org tomorrow morning!!

Good luck!

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