• Starting Jan. 2nd

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  • Iron Craft ’13 Challenge #3 – Hearts and Flowers

    Love it or hate it, it is that time of year, Valentine’s Day. Our challenge is for you to make something featuring hearts or flowers. It does not need to be Valentine’s Day themed, but nee...
    Jan 30, 2013 4 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’13 Challenge #2 Round Up

    For this challenge we asked the Iron Crafters to embrace the color orange. Orange seems to be a real love it or hate it color, but the Crafters embraced it and turned out some fabulous projects. (clic...
    Jan 29, 2013 1 Comment

  • Iron Craft ’13 #2 – Orange Slice Cowl

    Challenge #2 for Iron Craft ’13 was to make something using the orange, either the color or the fruit. I really struggled with this challenge, which is funny as I’m the one who posed it. I...
    Jan 29, 2013 8 Comments

  • Quilt(er) of the Day

    Jolene at Blue Elephant Stitches has done a series of quilts in triangles. Here is Field of Triangles II There is such a wonderful texture here and amazing subtly close up. Here is Field Study Trian...
    Jan 28, 2013 No Comments

  • Custom Mitten Designing: Art Deco Mittens

    Earlier this month, we gave away a pair of custom designed and knit mittens. Since then, I have been working with the winner, Beth, to design her mittens. I thought you all might enjoy seeing how the ...
    Jan 28, 2013 1 Comment

  • Project 52 – Delicate

    As soon as I saw this week’s theme, delicate, I knew I wanted to photograph the frost designs we get on our windows. Luckily, our temps were way below zero which gave me some really good frost....
    Jan 27, 2013 2 Comments

  • What We’re Pinning

    It’s Friday and we are in the midst of a cold snap, -29 windchill anyone? So, let’s just hunker down and look at some pretty on Pinterest. (Click on any picture to be taken to the original...
    Jan 25, 2013 2 Comments

  • Project: Dar’s Mad Cat Handwarmers

    My friend Daria recently celebrated a birthday and asked me to make her some new handwarmers with a “crazy cat” on them as a gift. I think my cat came out a little more mad than crazy, but...
    Jan 24, 2013 11 Comments

  • DIY Inspiration: Rope Mirror

    It looks like nautical is going to continue to be a huge trend in fashion this spring. Home decor trends tend to follow those of fashion, so nautical accessories are showing up in the stores and catal...
    Jan 23, 2013 No Comments

  • Preschool Project: Live Milk Colors

    This week we did a science project and watched. Live Milk Colors Supplies: Whole Milk Full strength dish detergent Food colors A white plate (white works best) Pour a bit of milk to cover the bot...
    Jan 23, 2013 1 Comment