Projects category

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge 10 – Knit Beach Finds

    For this Iron Craft challenge we were to be inspired by the letter “B”. My first thought was to go with beads, but they just wasn’t inspiring me. Then I thought of the beach and an i...
    May 20, 2014 3 Comments

  • Project: Paper Flower Wreath

    A week or so ago, I was walking by Paper Source and was blown away by this wreath in the window. I kept thinking about it and decided to make my own version in colors to compliment my house in a slig...
    May 14, 2014 7 Comments

  • Project: May Flowers Mittens

    Another month and another pair of mittens designed and knit! Last month, I did the April Showers Mittens which of course led to this month’s May Flower Mittens. I’ve had the idea for thes...
    May 08, 2014 7 Comments

  • Project: Frozen Princess Dress

    I recently had my own private Project Project Runway challenge where I designed and sewed a Frozen Elsa dress in less than 24 hours. (4 hours in total) You can see the Sing Along event we went to here...
    Apr 29, 2014 7 Comments

  • Summer Pavlova

    I was inspired by this recipe in House Beautiful magazine:  Summer Berry Pavlova with Bourbon Whipped Cream I pulled the pages out of the magazine, and had them out on the counter. I was making this...
    Apr 25, 2014 1 Comment

  • IC ’14 Challenge #8 Lightning Fast Tablecloth

    We had people over for Easter and I wanted a different festive tablecloth. We were going to try to eat outside, so I was okay with “cheap and cheerful”, but I did not want a holiday theme....
    Apr 22, 2014 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #8 – Individual Bunny Cakes

    This wasn’t the project I planned on making for the Spring challenge, but between traveling and holiday guests it was the only one that happened. My sister’s family came to our house for E...
    Apr 22, 2014 6 Comments

  • 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 6 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