Month: October 2015

On Letting Things Go

There was a time, a year or so ago, when I pushed myself to blog every single day.  Every day.  Granted most of my posts were little craft projects and about 100% of my traffic was coming from the very impersonal Pinterest, but still, I was blogging every day.  Like it was my job, a …

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Printable Advent Calendar Nativity Set

Advent is literally right around the corner and I am so thrilled to be sharing with you a little project I have been working on lately: a Printable Nativity Set Advent Calendar to Color. I’m so excited about this project because is something my (and your) family can enjoy without hours of laborious crafting. If …

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21 More Catholic Saints in Cross Stitch

Well, I’m back today with more saint cross stitch saint patterns–21 more to be exact.  Two weeks ago I released 40 Catholic Saints in Cross Stitch and I was amazed at the response.  I still am amazed.  In the past 2 weeks that pattern has sold over 300 times.  Isn’t it thrilling to think of …

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Jesse Tree Ornaments to Print and Color

Even though we had an absolutely gorgeous weekend in these parts, fall is here and Advent is just around the corner.  In an effort to make this Advent season is as holy as possible, I’ve been busy working on a beautiful Advent study with a few of my dear friends (check that out HERE) but …

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Why I Stitch {and free pattern}

The post I shared on Monday, 40 Catholic Saints in Cross Stitch, has had such an overwhelming response (thank you!) that I just had to spend one more day talking about stitching.  Many many people have written me to say that they are excited to try cross stitch for the first time with this project. …

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40 Catholic Saints in Cross Stitch

I’ve been busy working on a fun little project lately.  I took 40 different Catholic saints and depicted them in cross stitch.  I know, that might sound strange, but just look at how awesome they turned out: I had so much fun with this little project–and I actually learned a whole lot too.  I wanted …

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On Learning to Read Scripture (finally)

I only recently learned how to read scripture. It’s embarrassing to admit that, but it’s true.  Sure, I’ve been reading scripture my whole life, but I was never really reading.  It has only been in recent years, with the help of my little sister Susan, that I was introduced to the practice of Lectio Divina …

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