Crafts category

  • 17 Projects for Summer

    This weekend is the unofficial first weekend of Summer here in the States, so we thought it was a perfect time to remind you of some of the great summery projects in our archives. 1. Leave the Sand a...
    May 20, 2015 No Comments

  • Painting Pottery

    We walked by the paint your own pottery shop one day and ended up inside. It was a magical spontaneous afternoon activity. My girl stuck with it for a REALLY long time, so that made the cost of ̶...
    May 19, 2015 5 Comments

  • Knitting Manners

    We started Knit Club at school. Off they went into the world, with their knitting. My heart was full. The next day (the VERY next day) they each came running back in to show me their knitting. It was...
    May 07, 2015 6 Comments

  • Introducing Knit Club!

    I launched a Knit Club at school. Holy Smokes! I tried offering knitting as an elective, but alas, Stitch Lab was so popular that the time slot could not be unseated for knitting. (Believe me, that i...
    Apr 21, 2015 4 Comments

  • Trouble with Crayons

    For Valentines day I wanted to make little crayon molds with Jambi for her classmates. I thought it would be a fun craft project to do together. This was also going to be a great recycling victory and...
    Mar 26, 2015 No Comments

  • Project: Simple Spring Wreath

    We may still have some snow on the ground here in Minnesota, but I am thinking and decorating for spring. It was time to take the winter wreath down from the door and replace it with something a littl...
    Mar 25, 2015 4 Comments

  • Inspiration File: My Pinterest Love Affair

    I am inspired visually. I still love to look at a magazine and daydream about how I am going to make this area or that area just perfect. So when Pinterest came out I grabbed a hold of it and never le...
    Mar 19, 2015 1 Comment

  • Iron Craft ’15 Challenge #5 – Nail Polish Shamrock Pin

    For this Iron Craft challenge we were to make something that was either the color green or green in that it used recycled supplies. I went very traditionally St. Patrick’s Day green. Lately on P...
    Mar 17, 2015 5 Comments

  • Thirteen Crafty Easter Projects

    1. Peep Bath Buddy 2. Burlap Bunny Ear Napkin Ring 3. “Antique” Silver Bunny 4. Knit Bunny Hat 5. Knit Bunny Peep 6. Knit Chocolate Bunny 7. “Antique” Silver Eggs 8. Knit Duck...
    Mar 12, 2015 2 Comments

  • Unicorn Fail

    It’s not often that the word “unicorn” and the word “fail” would be in the same sentence for us. We live in a magical time right now where fairies and unicorns RULE. We d...
    Mar 05, 2015 4 Comments