Challenges category

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #7 Round Up

    This time around we asked the crafters to come up with projects inspired by one of four big spring trends, nautical, floral, radiant orchid and geometric. We are certainly a trendy group! The L-T E...
    Apr 09, 2014 No Comments

  • IC ’14 Challenge #7 “On Trend” Pipe Cleaner Flowers

    This challenge was “on trend” and the trend I chose was floral. We made a bouquet of pipe cleaner flowers. Project Pipe Cleaner Flowers Supplies: Pipe cleaners Kazoo vase (optional) W...
    Apr 09, 2014 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #8 – Spring has Sprung

    Hopefully, spring has sprung for everyone. Here in Minnesota, we are starting to see buds on trees and the ice houses are off the lakes. (That’s not to say some kids won’t be still hunting...
    Apr 09, 2014 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge 7 – Hello Sailor Handwarmers

    For this Iron Craft Challenge, we were asked to create something based on one of four big Spring crafting trends, floral, nautical, geometric and radiant orchid. I decided to go with the nautical tren...
    Apr 08, 2014 5 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge 6 Round Up

    For this latest challenge, we asked the Iron Crafters to create something using anything string-like such as thread, yarn, twine, etc… It felt like a relatively easy challenge yet sometimes it&#...
    Mar 26, 2014 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #7 – On Trend

    Recently, I was asked to create a project for Jo-Ann fabric and craft stores based on what they said were the four big trends in crafting for this spring. I thought it would be a great challenge for y...
    Mar 26, 2014 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge 6 – Crocheted Bowls

    Some of you may think that I create the Iron Craft challenges based on something I already know I want to make. The truth is, typically I have no idea what I am going to make for the challenge. Take t...
    Mar 25, 2014 3 Comments

  • Frozen-Sing-A-Long

    Frozen seems to have captured the world’s attention. Or, maybe it is just OUR world. A Mommy friend shot me a note about the Frozen Sing-a-long that was coming to the Castro Theater, and I knew...
    Mar 24, 2014 3 Comments

  • Elle-a-Palooza

    You all may remember a few weeks back I told you about the sudden loss of our friend Elle. Today we are launching Elle-a-Palooza, a silent online auction in loving memory of Lee Ann “Elle”...
    Mar 17, 2014 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #5 Round Up

    For challenge #5 we asked the Iron Crafters to start at the beginning with the letter “a”. They could do a technique that started with “a”, use a supply that started with ̶...
    Mar 12, 2014 No Comments