Dog (and Cat) Bed for Two

Dog (and Cat) Bed for Two

We got a new kitten in February. His name is Andrew. He’s awesome and rowdy and a really good napper. Sam, our dog, has graciously welcomed him into our family. Sam was willing to share his bed in front of the window until Andrew almost doubled in size. ūüôā So I...
Breakfast Nook Makeover

Breakfast Nook Makeover

  Recently, our breakfast nook got a lot of attention. First, my dad helped me construct a built-in wrap around bench. Then I got to work making cushions and pillows for it. Finally, I completed some framed embroidery for the wall behind it. Let me fill you in on...
Coffee Mug Cozy and Mug Rug

Coffee Mug Cozy and Mug Rug

  Here’s a quick and easy coffee cup cozy made from this pattern from Life Made Creations. Click on the picture below for a link to the tutorial.   For the mug rug I just crocheted a swatch as big as I wanted it and added a simple single crochet...
Crochet Table Runner

Crochet Table Runner

One of my latest projects was a crochet table runner for my good friend Pam. Click Here for a link to the tutorial from a creative being...
Summer Wreath

Summer Wreath

This project was inspired by many pins. Check out my Pinterest Craft Board. Yarn Wreaths How To Make a Yarn Wreath For All Seasons Summer Wreath by Wonderfully Made by Leslie Yarn Wreath Tutorial by Made on Maple Fabric Flowers Click on the pictures for a link to the...
3 Tips for Attending Your First Craft Show

3 Tips for Attending Your First Craft Show

I recently entered my first craft show with some crocheted and quilted accessories and home decor items. It was exhausting and a bit stressful, but worth it just to have the experience. I did make enough sales to cover materials and entry fee, too. Bonus! Some of what...
Caddies and Wallhangings

Caddies and Wallhangings

I recently finished a few sewing projects and¬†wanted to¬†share them with you before I completely forgot. SEWING CADDY This first project was one that I’ve been wanting to work on for a long time now. I’m so very excited that it’s completed! I was in...
Pillowcase Dresses Going to Haiti

Pillowcase Dresses Going to Haiti

I’m excited to report that I’ve officially made 13 pillowcase dresses for Dress a Girl Around the World.¬† I dropped them off a few weeks ago and also included a pair of plaid¬†shorts that I wore as a little girl that my grandmother made for me in with the...
A Few Firsts Finally Finished

A Few Firsts Finally Finished

I wanted to share with you some recent projects I finished.¬† All firsts for me and you can sorta tell. But that’s ok. I’m just really liking the feeling that comes from finishing! My Hubby Hat I just love the top of it.¬† It’s super cozy and warm.¬†...
Sewing for Service and Walk 4 Water

Sewing for Service and Walk 4 Water

Sewing for Service: On Saturday, I attended a Dress a Girl Around the World Sewing Party. I showed up as instructed with my sewing machine, some pillowcases, fabric for pockets, and some bias tape. I sewed my little heart out for about 3 hours alongside 30-40 other...