Dog (and Cat) Bed for Two

Dog (and Cat) Bed for Two

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. 🙂 So I decided it was time to create a space they could share and still be comfortable. So I put some legs on our hope chest and put it in front of the window. I created a custom pet bed that they could share. It was kind of a process, but it fits the hope chest perfectly, they won’t damage the finish, and they aren’t so crowded.

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 all the details.

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 border. My...

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...