JANNA VANDERVEEN

Meet Bailey Adopted by Aynalem This boutique doll was designed specifically for a very sweet girl named Aynalem.  She features beautiful coordinating fabrics, hand embroidered facial features,  and lace trim around the neck and undergarments. Standing...

Meet Brooke. This pretty bunny is affectionately referred to as “purple bunny” in our home.   After hours of adapting my original bunny design and sewing together Purple Bunny #1 (disaster – officially referred...

Meet Blossom! Bunnies and spring go hand in hand!  Although spring has not technically arrived, it sure feels like it.  With all of this warm weather, I half expect to see...

Meet lovely Lily.  This cute little (6.5 inch bunny) was born today at noon and has been the apple of my daughter’s eye ever since.  It took quite a bit of cajoling...

Valentines Day deserves a special hat of its own. 🙂   Shades of charcoal intertwined with scarlet make the colors in this newsboy wool hat pop. Featuring a vintage leather button...

Earth tones… the vibrancy of molten lava and the richness of moist earth are represented in this newest Sweetheart Newsboy Hat.  Featuring a soft camel colored fleece lining and a vintage button this hat is sure to...

Meet Sophia! She’s been adopted by Zoe. This darling red-head is glamorous.  Her vibrant crimson hair accentuates her cornflower blue eyes.  Lace embellishments and a cute bum ruffle add to her...

Meet Olivia. She’s been adopted by Bella.

This Christmas I made a special hat and scarflette for my favorite (and only) sister.   🙂  She looks lovely and it was so wonderful to see her.  Merry Christmas Tricia!

Sapphire Sunset Sweetheart Scarflette… try to say that ten times fast. LOL. Today I completed the matching scarflette to my Sweetheart Hat and I LOVE how it turned out.  I initially debated putting the orange tabs on...

Sweetheart by Janna © 2011 YAY!!!  I finally found some time to sew another Sweetheart Hat.  I haven’t sewn any hats in the last two months, as I’ve found myself lacking in time to...

Sweetheart by Janna © 2011 My favorite season is almost here.  I can’t wait!!!  I love the cool weather, changing leaves, color filled days, crisp apples, carved pumpkins, and cozy evenings before a...

Sweetheart by Janna © 2011 All my projects are a work in progress.  As such, I am constantly tweaking, updating, and trying to find a new idea.  Of course, no idea...

I designed this mini version of my sweetheart newsboy hat for my daughter’s Bitty Baby.  Bright pink with a wild butterfly and flower cotton lining – it is darling!!!  Making it was… well not so much...

I love beautiful things.  Flourishing flowers display their vibrant blooms and tantalize us with their heady scents. They exemplify all things beautiful with their simple yet highly intricate designs.  Elegant and alluring,  flowers...

Hello my wonderful blogger friends.:-)  I have been working for weeks on an Amy Butler Messenger Bag with matching Sweetheart Hat.  I finished the hat earlier this week and finally finished the...

I desperately want to design an amazing messenger bag for busy Mom’s.  As mother of three, I am always toting around water bottles, video players, diapers, my nook, and a whole slew of other things.  I...

Sweetheart by Janna © 2011 This year my family and I went to Tahquamenon State Park for a summer camping vacation.  Because we were close to Sault Ste. Marie, we went for a day trip...

This Father’s Day, we not only celebrated the fathers in our extended family but also my sister-in-law Carol’s birthday.  Since gifts were abounding, I thought it would be fun to give...

Every girl LOVES shoes.  Right? 🙂  Nicole’s Flip-Flop Sweetheart (Newsboy) hat features a pair of charming summerflip flops.White twill fabric paired with teal blue bias binding makes for a fun splash...