I absolutely love trying new things and taking on new projects in the craft world is no different! With this said, I took a giant leap by knitting my first hat- and it's about time too! I used a skein of Red Heart's Curly Q in Thunderstorm which was a gift from my mom. I … Continue reading A day of firsts..
During my time at an SnB meeting one week I wanted to try a new stitch. I decided to make a headband using the Lotus Flower Stitch. << That's a link to Craft Cookie's instruction which is what I used to pick up the pattern. I found the pattern very easy to follow along with … Continue reading Here’s my pitch: a flower on top of a flower stitch
Not too long ago I tried a recently popular and easy technique for knitting. This new fad involves your limbs rather than needles to knit...can you guess which one it uses ? Yes, you're right! your arms! Its no wonder that this approach to knitting has developed in that large needles and bulky yarns have … Continue reading Who doesn’t love a hand-made…I mean… arm-made gift?
So for this past Halloween, I came up with the idea to create a piñata costume! I thought I was a genius for coming up with such an idea only to find that it wasn't as original as I thought! A website, Coolest Homemade Costumes has a great collection of pictures of homemade piñata costumes that you can refer … Continue reading Let’s get the party started!
Hello crafters! It's been way too long! I'm finally reunited with the blogging world and it feels so good! I initially started this blog not just to share my creations and to connect with other crafters out there, but to also encourage myself participate in crafts on a regular basis and to blog about it. … Continue reading Reunited and it feels so good!
Looking for a charm to protect you from your bad dreams as you dream on-the-go? Look no further! Here's an easy to follow diy for Dreamcatcher Earrings!! Collect some materials to create and embellish your dreamcatcher. Native Americans would decorate their dreamcatchers with items that were sacred to them, such as feathers and beads, so using … Continue reading Dreamcatcher Earrings
Craftgawker is one of my favorite sites. Although I do enjoy being able to search for specific things on pinterest, I often find myself scrolling through pages and pages of handmade items on craftgawker. The site features whats hot right now by showcasing, tutorials related to fashion, decor, bath & body, accessories, basically anything and … Continue reading What I gawked at today…..