Projects category

  • Project: April Showers Mittens

    Finally, the April mittens are done! (I got a little sidetracked by the Hello Sailor Handwarmers). Of course, for April I went with an April showers theme. This mitten is knit in a heathered blue tha...
    Apr 17, 2014 5 Comments

  • Project: Bell Jar Base

    Awhile back I bought myself a bell jar (or cloche) to use for displaying things around the house. It was a steal at Michael’s. Thing was I never using it because I wasn’t happy with how it...
    Apr 16, 2014 2 Comments

  • Project: Felt Container Box

    I am always looking for an elegant storage solution so I decided to try making a felt bin to reign in some of the chaos. I started my attack in  the DVD/games area, but this could be used anywhere. I...
    Apr 15, 2014 2 Comments

  • Project: Footed Bowl

    I have been looking for the appropriate vessel to display some eggs on my mantle for Easter and just haven’t found anything I liked. I didn’t want just a bowl or a plate. All the baskets I...
    Apr 10, 2014 4 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 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

  • Project: Cherry Tree Under Glass

    On Tuesday, I showed you how to make Paper Cherry Trees. Today, I’ll show you what I did with one of mine. I turned it into a Cherry Tree under glass. Kind of a snow globe without snow or a te...
    Apr 03, 2014 No Comments

  • Project: Paper Cherry Trees

    I love it when all the flowering trees are in bloom in the spring. All the gorgeous shades of pink and white, like this amazing grove at the University of Minnesota Arboretum. We are about another mo...
    Apr 01, 2014 5 Comments

  • Smørrebrød

    My husband and I recently found ourselves craving the wonderful, fresh smørrebrød we often ate for lunch while in Denmark. (We had some good ones in Sweden too.) Smørrebrød are open-faced sandwich...
    Mar 28, 2014 3 Comments

  • Project: Fairy Terrarium

    With a 5-year old in the house, it is no surprise that we are big Disney fans. As we ride the Frozen wave over here, there is a new Disney Fairies movie on the horizon: The Pirate Fairy is due out on...
    Mar 27, 2014 1 Comment