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
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!
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…..
When searching under the DIY & Craft category on Pinterest there are so many simple and inexpensive projects that require little time and effort and use many common household items. Although these projects may not fulfill your need to challenge yourself as a DIY-er, they sure are easy ways to spice up your decor, add … Continue reading Simple Pinterest Projects
I thought I'd take the time to share some things I've made using tie dyed material. Why wear just tie dye shirts when you can wear it in so many other ways!? Firstly, a braided headband is extremely easy to make! I followed along with this tutorial by make it-love it to create this 5 … Continue reading Tie Dye thats to die for!
I've been super duper busy with school, but when I do have the time (usually when watching tv- which I rarely do anyway) I've been knitting. I found this scarf pattern online for free! Its a great pattern and very easy to follow! Go to http://www.thecastingoncouch.com-click on free patterns-click on the first link titled 'lace … Continue reading what i’ve been working on..