Month: December 2014

DIY Super Hero Capes

So I make lots of things for my kids.  And, some things they really like…and others they could care less about.  Countless times I have toiled and stitched and crafted late into the night…only to be met with lukewarm reactions from the kids. But, this DIY Super Hero Cape was not one of those situations. …

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DIY Nativity Play

Often times the simplest projects are the best–that is certainly the case with the DIY Nativity Play my family put together this past weekend. This is a post I never intended to write…but I just can’t help myself!  We had yet another wonderfully fun family Christmas this weekend and since we are still a bit …

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Christmas Penguin: Ornament and Tag

Okay, so this is totally last minute–but sometimes when life is crazy the last minute is all you’ve got!  So, if you are still looking for a super cute way to top a present or mark a child’s Christmas, consider making these Christmas Penguins.  The template for these Christmas Penguins (see link below) can be …

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Folksy Owl Pouch

While naming this project I realized that I have made a lot of owl purse things.  Like, I have these felt owl coin purses, this felt owl coin purse with hidden closure, this felt owl pouch and these felt owl ipod cases.  Notice a trend? But, all of these previous projects should not be confused …

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Personalized Name Cross Stitch Patterns and Kits

  So, I was sitting here creating a special gift for my niece (whose name is Mary) and I thought–this is just the perfect 1st cross stitch project for any girl!  It’s easy, it’s pretty and it’s personalized!  I think I should offer these to any and every little girl out there… And, that is …

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31 Jesse Tree Ornaments Patterns

This Advent I have been busy creating a special advent calendar that many families use this time of year–The Jesse Tree.  I made 31 ornaments (because there are just so many great stories I want my kids to know from the Bible, and I didn’t know which ones to leave out). So, of course while …

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On Choosing Joy in Motherhood

**Quick Note**  My husband and I use this PRINTABLE AGENDA, which allows us to reconnect in a POWERFUL way.  Get it here: My husband recently asked me if I was happy, happy at home, happy with my pursuits on-line.  Happy with my day-to-day. I found the question a little hurtful.  I mean, OF COURSE I …

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Rustic Photo Transfer

Hello Friends! Today I am returning to one of my favorite projects (besides embroidery)—Photo Transfers.  I am excited to share this Rustic Photo Transfer with you.  Are all things rustic wonderful?  I think mostly thanks to my mother’s obsession with photos, I really enjoy working with images and finding creative ways to turn them into …

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Printable Nativity Set Coloring Sheets

Hello friends! I hope you had a splendid Thanksgiving…I certainly did…and I certainly ate too too much. Well, I have another nativity set for you: Printable Christmas Nativity Set Color Sheets.  This nativity set is basically the same design as this felt nativity set I shared a few days ago (I kind of love nativity sets…), …

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20 Adorable Felt Ornaments

Hello!  I am sharing a few things I really love today.  One is, of course felt–and even better felt ornaments.  But, even beyond that, I am a big reader of post and surfer of pinterest and I love love love when I come across a project that I love that offers not only a great …

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