Craft Projects category

  • Iron Craft Challenge #25 – Potted Christmas Tree

    For this Iron Craft challenge we were allowed to choose from any of the 2013 challenges to repeat. I didn’t go very far back and repeated challenge #24 Holiday. My husband Matt and I collect Chr...
    Dec 17, 2013 1 Comment

  • Project: North Woods Wreath

    My parents recently moved back from Memphis, TN to Duluth, MN. They did a lot of downsizing in the move including getting rid of most of their holiday decorations. At their new building people decorat...
    Dec 06, 2013 2 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’13 Challenge #24 – Paper Snowflake Trees

    We are in the height of holiday madness for Iron Craft this challenge. I just happened to see the perfect idea in the latest issue of Martha Stewart Living, paper trees. The trees in the magazine were...
    Dec 03, 2013 5 Comments

  • Project: Boxwood Wreath

    We have a new house (!) and there is boxwood in the front yard. Since we moved in, I have wanted to do a boxwood wreath. I did it! And now you can too. Boxwood Wreath (the real deal) Supplies: 18...
    Nov 26, 2013 2 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’13 – Week 23

    (For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament. Each one will be traditional to or inspired by a different country) This week we are headed to Japan for our o...
    Nov 15, 2013 1 Comment

  • Project: Glitter Owl Christmas Ornament

    I was looking through some catalog the other day and they had these cute glass owl ornaments. Basically, they were a Christmas ball with indentations for the eyes. It got me thinking of a version I co...
    Nov 12, 2013 6 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’13 – Week 22

    (For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament. Each one will be traditional to or inspired by a different country) This week we are headed to the Philippines...
    Nov 08, 2013 5 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’13 Challenge 22 – Lit Frosted Ball Wreath

    For this Iron Craft challenge we were to make something using light or pertaining to light. I had an idea for a modern wreath for my mantel. The original idea was to cover a metal wreath form with cle...
    Nov 05, 2013 15 Comments

  • Handmade Holiday Gifts for Her

    Christmas is less than two months away! But there is still time to make a thoughtful handmade gift. Over the next week we’ll be giving you lots of ideas from our archives for gift you can make f...
    Nov 04, 2013 2 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’13 – Week 21

    (For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament. Each one will be traditional to or inspired by a different country) This Halloween week appropriate ornament i...
    Nov 01, 2013 3 Comments