Exploding Gift Box Advent Calendar

Exploding Gift Box Advent Calendar

This year’s advent calendar project was so much fun! What better way to countdown to Christmas than to open a different gift box every day? It was also a great way to use up some of the leftover gift wrapping supplies from years past. I had to pull a lot of crafty...
Halloween Broomstick Pencils

Halloween Broomstick Pencils

Okay, so I have a secret to share, I totally dig kooky pens and pencils. Doesn’t matter if it was a present, a freebie giveaway or just one I bought, it’s just something I like collecting. My favorites, I tuck safely into my desk drawer. Some are souvenirs...
Pincushion Cuff Bracelet

Pincushion Cuff Bracelet

After a long week of sewing, and much, much more to do over the next couple of months, I started to ask myself, “why on earth do I not own at least one pincushion?” I mean, this past week alone, I have stepped on, sat on, lost then found in my foot, and chased more...
Mini Pallet Coasters

Mini Pallet Coasters

This past weekend I was going through my hoard of supplies and found this Ziplock bag full of popsicle sticks. They were leftover from a cute little birdhouse I had made my Granny Lou years and years ago. I kept them because I knew I’d eventually do something...
Paper Rose Tutorial

Paper Rose Tutorial

This week I’ve started to get excited about spring. I’m ready for warm weather, green everything, lots of pretty flowers and maybe a small garden too. I guess this longing is partially due to all the beautiful farmland my husband and I drove through last...
Handmade Ugly Sweater Name Tags/Ornaments

Handmade Ugly Sweater Name Tags/Ornaments

Something I love to do at Christmas time is to make nametags that double as ornaments. I love being able to add a personal touch, and also have a little less waste to throw away. Renew, reuse, and recycle as much as you can, you know? Anyway, these little sweaters are...