The Top Craft Trends of 2014: Which Ones Did You Try?

Some yearly trends are better than others, and 2014 was chock-full of keepers. So this list of most popular crafts is not about played-out trends you need to retire immediately. Instead, consider it the gorgeous highlights of 2014....more
Owls definitely last year. I sold lots of owl doorstops/frig magnets/xmas tree decorations etc. ...more

How to Create a Yarn Weaving on Your Art Journal

I'm sure the inside is of your 2015 journal this year will be covered with pretty pictures, amazing ideas and gorgeous drawings … but what about the cover? ...more

6 Craft Blogs to Follow for Fabulous Thanksgiving Ideas

Whether you're looking for kids' crafts, tablescapes, or Thanksgiving decor, these blogs are a treasure trove of DIY holiday help. ...more

Distractions

My goal, albeit a very lofty goal, for this weekend was to finish my Cocktails for Two socks:...more

CROCHET 2015

I am entering 2015, hoping to improve my skills as a Crochet Artist. I want to learn new techniques and stitches and learn about yarns. 2014 was good and I learned a lot, here are some projects:   ...more

Focus Word: Hope

     This year I was challenged to find a word to focus on. The word 'hope' kept coming to me over and over again. I feel like God gave me this word for the year...but I don't know if I'm actually excited about that or not. To need hope is to be in a situation that requires it. That sounds like trouble to me. ...more

An Afternoon Tea

On Sunday, there was an afternoon tea at The Spinning Room yarn shop.We had tea and goodies. And we knit, of course....more

Quilting The Star Throw

     I am so excited that I can finally share this awesome quilt on my blog! My husband doesn't frequent my blog, but I just knew that I would share it before Christmas and then he would get on and see it. That would kill my element of surprise! He had no idea I was making a quilt for him and I worked on it in secret for at least 2 months, if not longer. ...more

Four and a Half Reasons Why You Need a Yarn Scale

I got a yarn scale for Christmas and it is my current favorite knitting tool.  It is not technically a "yarn" scale - it is a Smart Weigh Digital Pro Pocket Scale with Back-Lit LCD Display....more

DIY Steering Wheel Cover

     One of the projects on my Christmas sewing list this year was a steering wheel cover for my husband. I have a really hard time finding gifts that I can make for him. I don't know if it's just that I have my mind set on little kid stuff all the time, or that men are just really hard to sew for. Anyway, the original tutorial I found was here if you want to check it out....more

The Top Craft Trends of 2014: Which Ones Did You Try?

Some yearly trends are better than others, and 2014 was chock-full of keepers. So this list of most popular crafts is not about played-out trends you need to retire immediately. Instead, consider it the gorgeous highlights of 2014....more
Owls definitely last year. I sold lots of owl doorstops/frig magnets/xmas tree decorations etc. ...more

The G-word We Must Stop Talking About

When we last spoke, it was a week before Christmas.  Now it is almost a week past New Year's.  So, how to tell you about the last three weeks?  Probably a list.Top of the list is that we are yet again emerging from a germ fest in this house, and hoping it is the last of the season.  That is all I will say about the total annoying-ness of crappy germs that keep coming around and bothering us and messing with holidays and vacations....more

How to Create a Yarn Weaving on Your Art Journal

I'm sure the inside is of your 2015 journal this year will be covered with pretty pictures, amazing ideas and gorgeous drawings … but what about the cover? ...more