A Giant Crochet Doily Rug for Our Living Room

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

You’ve all seen the pictures on Pinterest for that giant doily rug.  I repinned it myself.  It’s just gorgeous and it led me to search for others of its kind.  Sadly, there are many out there, but no one has bothered to offer up tutorials or patterns.  Two weeks ago, I set out to correct […]

Project Pretty Link Party: Hanger Hack

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

So, I’ve never done a link party before but Jen, over at I Heart Organizing, started a Project Pretty link party.  How can I say “no” to Jen?  She only has the most awesome blog ever!  I’ve been saving this yarn for a long time, just waiting for the right opportunity to use it.  Hanger […]

How I Spent My Christmas Vacation

Sunday, January 8th, 2012

Well, another year has come and gone.  The decorations are put away….mostly.  And the kids are back in school.  Katie gets three weeks for Christmas vacation, so there was a lot of time to spend shopping and crafting.  We made sparkly snow playdough and cinnamon ornaments.  We made fudge and egg nog.  And we spent […]

Safety Pin Christmas Tree

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

We were in a thrift store in Norfolk this past weekend, when I saw the biggest, most glittery tree.  Sadly, it wasn’t for sale, but I did manage to snap a few pics.  It was made entirely of safety pins and clear plastic beads.  Remember making jewelry this way in the 70s?  Well, unfortunately, I […]

Brothers at arms….length

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

Let me preface this by saying that I am, by no means, a great seamstress.  My mother was exactly that.  She could whip up a new party dress, a suit for my father, or upholster the couch and in each case, the results would be stunning.  I live in fear of zippers.  I dread darts.  […]

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...