Projects category

  • 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 7 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

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge 6 – Crocheted Bowls

    Some of you may think that I create the Iron Craft challenges based on something I already know I want to make. The truth is, typically I have no idea what I am going to make for the challenge. Take t...
    Mar 25, 2014 5 Comments

  • Musubi

    In our exploration of our new neighborhood, we have found the amazing Hukilau Restaurant. The first time we went with friends and they ordered for the table, so food that I might not have tried came...
    Mar 21, 2014 3 Comments

  • Project: More Tin Foil Antiquing

    This is a follow-up to the post a did a couple weeks ago on how to make antiqued silver eggs using tin foil and black paint. A lot of people were very excited with the technique and talked about using...
    Mar 20, 2014 6 Comments

  • Project: Add a Floral Peter Pan Collar to a T-Shirt

    March is National Craft Month and to celebrate Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores asked me to create a project based on some of this spring’s big trends in crafting*. You’ve seen these trends ...
    Mar 18, 2014 3 Comments

  • Iron Craft Challenge #5 – Appliquéd Houses Pillow

    For this Iron Craft challenge we had to do something beginning with the letter “A”. Since I still hadn’t gotten around to recovering our throw pillows to match our new loft, (Six mon...
    Mar 11, 2014 3 Comments