Month: August 2013

25 Creative Mason Jar Projects

I have a really fun roundup for you today–25 Mason Jar Projects.  I love roundups like this because each crafter started with the same object–a mason jar–but their creativity took them to wildly different places.  I just love seeing all of these projects together.  When I start to feel like all the good ideas have …

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Satin Stitch Bird with Free Template

I am thrilled today to posting in unison with a blogger and stitcher I really respect: Mollie from Wild Olive.  If you have yet to check out her blog, well, you are missing out.  I don’t know of anyone that can make cuter embroidery projects, and she offers so many free templates that just visiting …

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Mason Jar Monogram with Image Transfer

Hello!  I have a special project to share with you today, one that I literally just finished!  I had planned on posting something else today, but, then I started to see all the amazing things you are doing with Mason Jars.  You see, this week’s theme for Happy Hour Friday is : and I am …

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Layered Embroidered Name

Hello, hello!  I’m back with (another) embroidery project.  This one uses statin stitch to make a memorable hand-stitched wall hanging.  I originally shared this over at One Artsy Mama, but am excited to share it here.  I made this for my newest nephew.  There are just three basic steps: Trace, Stitch, Trim. Supplies: Fabric for background …

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Our Lady Light Catcher

I am thrilled today to be teaming up with a wonderful group of Catholic bloggers.  One thing I really need to work on is bringing my faith more into my work on this blog.  I love my faith; my marriage and family are based on my faith…but I am terribly imperfect and I can get …

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Peanut Butter Bacon Cookies Recipe

Hello and welcome back!  I have a simple recipes for you today that combines two of my favorite things: peanut butter and bacon.  I love bacon in anything and on anything…and peanut butter I have to stop myself from eating right out of the jar! So, it was only right that these two great ingredients …

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35 Back to School Projects

We had another great party last week–and because of that, we have a terrific roundup for you with 35 Back to School Project ideas.  I know that a lot of kids are back at school already, but it’s not too late to create some fun and functional things that they will use all school year …

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40 Summer Cocktail Recipes

I hope this doesn’t reveal too much about me…but this is my FAVORITE ROUND UP YET!  40 Summer Cocktail Recipes!  Okay, yes, at the end of a long day I love to drink,  But, I love this roundup even more because so many of the projects came from last week’s Happy Hour Friday link party.  …

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10 Tips for Taking Action Shots of Kids

Hello!  I am back today with another series of tips for taking photos of children.  Once again, I am not a professional photographer.  I am just a mom who dotes upon her children and wants to have the best possible pictures of them.  Really, I’m just a mom–because by definition a mom wants the same …

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Photo Transfer onto Glass

Image transfer is one of my favorite, favorite things.  I have done image transfer many times, onto wood, canvas and fabric, but this is the first time I attempted to do a photo transfer onto glass.  I love how this project turned out, mostly because I am in love this this photo, but also because …

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28 Personalized Photo Projects

This post includes an affiliate link. Hello, hello!  I am super excited to share this week’s roundup with you all.  They are my favorite type of projects–personalized photo projects.  You see, I grew up with a mother OBSESSED with taking pictures.  Our house growing up was (literally) wall-papered with photos.  Literally.  Although I whined every time my mom pulled …

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15 Personalized Onesie Ideas

Hello and welcome back!  It’s Thursday morning, so that means that once again I have rounded up a ton of great and inspriting projects for you!  This week I’m in a baby mood, so I have 15 terrific personalized onesie ideas to help give you inspiration for that next shower gift, or maybe something sweet …

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