Month: February 2013

DIY Taggy Blanket

Here is a simple project…very simple.  I am a novice on the sewing machine, at best.  So, truly, if I can do this, ANYONE can! A sweet taggy blanket for my sweet little girl. First of all I should say that my husband is from Pittsburgh.  Enough said?  Here’s a little text exchange that got …

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Lenten Nail and String Art

So, it’s Lent.  I have a love/hate relationship with Lent.  I love that it is a special time, set apart for self-denial, reflection, prayer and renewal.  Unfortunately I also struggle with Lent for the same reasons.  I love the thought of simplifying my life and meeting God in the quiet–I just continually fall short. I …

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Washer Flowers

I am really excited to share this project with you today.  I’m a little in love with it, if I do say so myself. But before I get there, I thought I would share a little about my, let’s say, creative process. I currently have the joy of breastfeeding my 3 month old.  In fact, she …

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Lenten Vigil Candle Holder

Before I get started on the project I’d like to introduce my guest crafter: my niece Mary.  She is an amazing “up and comer” in the crafting world…and she happens to be loosing lots of teeth at the moment.  She is, without a doubt, my favorite crafting buddy and she was sweet enough to help …

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Felt Snow Flakes: Cutting Felt Perfectly

Hi!  Thanks for stopping by!  This post is all about the BEST way to cut felt–and how to cut felt and get precise pieces!  I have a fabulous tip for cutting felt!  Keep reading! Winter is still in FULL SWING up here in Minnesota.  Not only did we get a few inches of snow in …

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