Month: November 2013

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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Embroidered United States of America

Hi friends! Today I have another embroidery project to share with you–one that I am really proud of: An Embroidered United States of America.  Before I dive into the tutorial, I want to be totally honest.  I did not come up with this idea.  I saw a project very similar to this one on pinterest…but…when …

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Reflection on being a Messy Mom

I am a messy mom, and not by accident. My kids are clean, and so are the floors, the dishes and the clothes, for the most part, and yet I enjoy a little mess…or a big mess.  In fact, I firmly believe that if there isn’t a mess, than chances are, it wasn’t as fun …

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