Two weeks ago my sister, the mother of two twin boys, called me. She was sick of picking up Legos! She wanted me to sew a playmat for the boys that when they were done playing could just be drawn up i... Nov 27, 2012 8 Comments
How fun and chic are these knit bangles from Pippa Patchwork?! I just had to share them with you all.
(photos from Pippa Patchwork)
She gives great instructions on how to make them using cheap bangl... Nov 27, 2012 1 Comment
Time to wear our sweaters!
Let’s have a progress check:
Kathy has had some fine knitting time.
“I finished both sleeves this week. I did the cable pattern twice at the cuff instea... Nov 26, 2012 1 Comment
Don’t these house just give a beautiful warm glow?
Kahler Urbania Light Houses
They are Danish and really give that feeling of “hygge” or coziness that the Danes love. (Seriously, t... Nov 26, 2012 No Comments
We usually get our first Christmas card on Thanksgiving weekend. I am always impressed by that family. It seems like a nice idea to sit and address the cards over long weekend, but here I am, just org... Nov 25, 2012 No Comments
I was lamenting on JoAnn’s facebook page the other day that all the pinecones they sell are overly scented with cinnamon. Seriously, if you walked into a JoAnn or Michael’s during the holi... Nov 23, 2012 2 Comments
(Every week until December 1st we will be making a small Christmas ornament that can be used in our Pocket Advent Calendar. Join us in making all 24 or just pick and choose your favorites.)
This week ... Nov 23, 2012 8 Comments
Happy Thanksgiving to you and your families from ours. We hope you find much to be thankful for this season.
(This turkey was knit by our friend Matthew Klein. He made it by adapting a turkey hat pat... Nov 22, 2012 1 Comment
Now these are a cute way to bring a bottle or wine or other hostess gift.
Snowburst felt bags from Crate and Barrel.
A strong, thick felt might be a little tricky to cut, so I might not do something ... Nov 21, 2012 1 Comment
I don’t know about the rest of you, but I’m dreaming of a white Christmas. Last year we had an almost snowless winter in Minneapolis. Some people might think that is great, but I like snow... Nov 21, 2012 No Comments