Year: 2013

25 Creative Gift Tags

Hey!  Anyone else still got a lot to do before Christmas?  Well, I hate to add one more thing to the list, but don’t you think your gifts need a little bit of home-made love?  If so, here are 25 Creative Gift Tag ideas that are sure to get you inspired.  Thank you to everyone …

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Simple Felt Gift Tag

Hello, hello!  T’is almost the season for giving, and I am, as usual, doing everything at the last minute, including these simple felt gift tags.  Thanks goodness they are simple because my to-do list is getting longer and longer!  But, like I have said before, I like adding a little bit of home-made love to …

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Ornament Shaped Felt Gift Tags

Hi friends!  I’m stopping by just briefly today to share some fun ornament shaped felt gift tags that I stitched up to put on my kid’s gifts this Christmas.  I really love adding a little hand-made to store bought gifts, and these tags and simple and quick to stitch up.  I hope you are inspired …

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Simple Cross Stitched Christmas Ornaments

I mentioned last week in this post that Christmas gets me in the mood to cross stitch.  And, today’s project, simple Cross Stitched Christmas Ornaments, fits right into that theme.  As I’ve shared before, it is a tradition (or competition?!?) between my sisters and I that we cross stitch up, often times elaborate Christmas Stocking …

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25 DIY Scarf Tutorials

Hi!  I have a great group of post to share with you today: 25 DIY Scarf Tutorials! Baby, it’s cold here!  It feels like winter has already been very long and very cold.  I hate being cold, so I spend a lot of time layering and layering.  One of my favorite ways of staying warm …

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Satin Stitch Christmas Tree Pillow

Hello!  Once again, I have been stitching and I am excited to be sharing my Satin Stitch Christmas tree pillow with you.  I am really happy with how it turned out, and although it takes a little time to complete, it is actually a very simple project, without a terrible about of skill needed.  Really! …

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Cross Stitched Ornaments

 Hello!  Today I have a cross stitch project to share with you, one that I actually stitched up a few years ago.  I made these Cross Stitch Ornaments back in 2011 for my in-laws, to mark the first Christmas that they were grandparents.  You see, unlike on my side of the family, on my husband’s …

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20 Candy Cane Crafts and Recipes

 I’m back today to share another fun and hopefully inspiration roundup of both crafts and recipes, all inspired by a wonderful seasonal treat: candy canes!  I hope this list of 20 Candy Cane Crafts and Recipes gets you excited to get creative with candy canes.  It definitely got my sweet tooth worked up!  More than …

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33 Nativity Crafts for Christmas

Today I am sharing my all-time favorite roundup with you: 33 Nativity Crafts for Christmas!  As my husband can tell you, I am obsessed, OBSESSED with nativities!  Around Christmas time I just keep buying them and I already have one for each room.  We have play nativity sets, ethnic sets, crystals, ceramic, wood, realistic, abstract… …

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Felt and Popsicle Stick Nativity Set

I am excited to share today’s post with you because it combines 2 of my favorite things: Nativities and my crafty niece Mary.  The project I’m sharing today, a Felt and Popsicle Stick Nativity Set, was entirely her creation, and I really love how it turned out.  As I have mentioned before, my niece Mary …

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Felt Holy Family Ornament

Hello!  I am stopping by just briefly today to share another felt ornament I stitched up last year: Felt Holy Family Ornament.  I stitched up these ornaments right before my daughter was born last December…and then in the craziness of these new infant days I never posted it…and in fact let the blog sit abandoned …

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50 DIY Christmas Ornaments

This post includes and affiliate link. Last night the wind shifted and winter arrived.  Brrrrr!  With that I am in full Christmas mode.  One thing I love to make is Christmas Ornaments.  So, in case you need a little inspirations, I have rounded up 50 DIY Christmas Ornaments.  There is great variety here–ornaments to do …

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Felt Gingerbread Christmas Ornaments

Hello!  I am excited to be sharing a fun little felt ornament today: Felt Gingerbread Christmas Ornaments.  I am particularly excited about these ornaments because they are our family ornaments for 2013.  You see, each year I like to stitch up little ornaments that capture what our family looks like at the time.  Last year …

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Button Wreath Ornament

Hello!  I have a very simple ornament to share with you today: A Button Wreath Ornament which I placed, once again, in an embroidery hoop.  And, when I say simple, I mean simple! In fact, I’m not going to belabor this, or even offer up a tutorial.  I trust that if you are here, reading …

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25 DIY Earring Tutorials.

This post includes an affiliate link. Hello!  I am getting back in the groove of Thursday roundups with 25 DIY Earring Tutorials today.  Most of these tutorials were put together by good bloggy friends of mine who are really quite talented jewelry makers, so it was a lot of fun putting together this little roundup. …

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Reflection on being a Frazzled Mother

Today I was a frazzled mother. Before motherhood I used to really judge certain mothers when I saw them out with their children.  I’d think to myself, gosh, that lady is frazzled.  She should just calm down and change out of those sweat pants!  You know what I’m talking about, right?  The mom whose hair …

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Felt Angel Ornament {Free Template}

Today I am excited to be sharing this adorable Felt Angel Ornament I made to celebrate a baby’s first Christmas.  This is a project that ANYONE can create, with the template I’ve provided. I know, I know.  It’s only the beginning of November and we still have to celebrate Thanksgiving, but I am starting in …

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