Projects category

  • Project: Orla Mittens

    This month’s mittens are inspired by one of my favorite designers, Orla Kiely. I have items with her designs all over my house from my computer bag to the guest room towels. I wanted to make a p...
    Nov 11, 2014 17 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 – Week 21

    (For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament, giving you enough to fill an advent calendar.) This week’s ornament is another one that was inspired by some...
    Nov 07, 2014 7 Comments

  • Project: Wool Felt Ball Necklace

    I fell madly in love with this package of wool balls. Who wouldn’t? Aren’t they delicious? I started sorting them into color families and thinking about stuff to do with them. First up, ...
    Nov 06, 2014 3 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #22 – Paper “Chinese Lantern Plant”

    For this Iron Craft challenge we were to make something using the colors of fall. I was also inspired by a plant I often see in flower arrangements this time of year, the Chinese Lantern. I had actual...
    Nov 04, 2014 7 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 – Week 20

    (For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament, giving you enough to fill an advent calendar.) Sometimes the idea for a Christmas ornament comes from the stranges...
    Oct 31, 2014 2 Comments

  • Project: Halloween Boots

    In the Halloween mix, my brother learned that they dress up at his new company. In fact, they dress up in by department, and have a contest! His department had narrowed it down to a Pirate Theme and h...
    Oct 30, 2014 No Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 – Week 19

    (For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament, giving you enough to fill an advent calendar.) Last weekend Matt and I were at the Mall of America Christmas shopp...
    Oct 24, 2014 4 Comments

  • Project: Kristoff Costume

    Everyone is on board the Elsa bandwagon, but it has taken a little time for the boy’s characters to have their day “in the sun”.  We are headed to an ice skating- Halloween-Frozen P...
    Oct 22, 2014 No Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 – Week 18

    (For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament, giving you enough to fill an advent calendar.) For this week’s ornament we are taking a plain Christmas ligh...
    Oct 17, 2014 2 Comments

  • Project: Foil Friends

    Here is a great project that you will BOTH enjoy doing. I offer Foil Friends. Supplies: sheets of tin foil marker (such as Sharpie, to make the lines) scissors Tear off a sheet of foil. You donR...
    Oct 15, 2014 No Comments