Crafts category

  • Advent Calendar Project ’15 – Week 3

    Every Friday for the twenty-four weeks leading up to December 1st, we will be making a handmade Christmas ornament. Follow along and make them all or pick and chose your favorites. This week’s ...
    Jul 03, 2015 1 Comment

  • Advent Calendar Project ’15 – Week 2

    Every Friday for the twenty-four weeks leading up to December 1st, we will be making a handmade Christmas ornament. Follow along and make them all or pick and chose your favorites. This week’s ...
    Jun 26, 2015 3 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’15 Challenge 12 – Tiny Tardis Nightlight

    For this Iron Craft challenge we were to make a project inspired by something we were fans of. I’m a fan of a lot of things, but struggled with something I wanted to make based on them. In the e...
    Jun 23, 2015 4 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’15 Challenge #11 – Deer and Birch Papercut

    For this Iron Craft challenge we were asked to make something from paper. I’ve been itching to do another papercut project lately since it had been quite awhile. I had planned on doing something...
    Jun 09, 2015 2 Comments

  • 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 1 Comment

  • 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