We love St. Patrick’s Day in our family! It’s a fun day of food, drink, and remembering our Irish heritage. The focus is mainly on the food, but little kids (and big people) might get impatient while waiting for that delicious corned beef to braise. A photo booth is a great way to pass the […]
Years and years ago, I used to sell Close to My Heart scrapbooking and paper crafting supplies. There were so many workshops I’d run for friends on how to mass produce cards and scrapbook pages and make some cute smaller projects like mini photo albums and more. I recently stumbled on my old patterns and […]
The iPhoodie. Hoodie for your iPhone. It’s getting to be fall so don’t you think your iPhone deserves to be cozy? (If this looks familiar to you die hard knitters… I have had the pattern on Ravelry for a while now.) I’ve had this pattern on Ravelry for almost 2 years. It’s received 3,000+ “likes” […]
I’ve been knitting again. It’s super therapeutic for me. Watch some cheesy chick flick while knitting. Makes my stress melt away. My best friend Kate and I went to Fort Collins recently to visit The Loopy Ewe and My Sister Knits. The first is yarn heaven as it has aisles and aisles of super yummy, soft, gorgeous […]
I’m all about instant gratification. These super quick crocheted projects are just that! Each took just an afternoon to make, the salamander bookmark actually took less than an episode of Jerseylicious! All 3 of these can be found on Lion Brand’s website. These are free patterns and all you have to do is sign up for their […]
Brady’s room has been all about dinosaurs since he was born. We have a jumbo dino rocking chair, a huge animatronic triceratops, pillows, stuffed animals, wall stickers and more. He had an adorable quilt from Pottery Barn Kids in his crib, but he’s outgrown that. It was a little too “newborn” and I wanted a quilt that could last him through to a twin bed. What’s a crafty mom to do? Well, make a quilt I guess.
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Again with the words. Sorry! If you are my Sister-in-law, DON’T LOOK! There, now that she’s gone, I can show you the blanket I designed and crocheted for my soon-to-be niece. I’ll have the pattern available on the blog and on Ravelry.com soon, but here is a sneak peek. For more inspiring photos, check […]