Time for another Preschool Project. And as the season dictates, we made holiday cards. The idea was to make large size greeting cards for the teachers’ holiday well wishes.
poster siz... Dec 13, 2012 2 Comments
Last week, Jenny asked me if I wanted to go to the holiday sale at the Cottage House with her. I’d never heard of this Cottage House, but once I looked at their website I was in. The Cottage Hou... Dec 12, 2012 No Comments
I have had an idea brewing for a while now. I needed burlap coffee bags. Finally I asked our favorite coffee shop owner, Bernie, if she had access to any.
(picture from Flickr MalcolmC22. Thank you.)... Dec 12, 2012 5 Comments
I have to say, the Target holiday section is just so full of DIY inspirations this year. Here’s a couple of colorful wreaths that caught my attention.
This one could not be simpler, its just a ... Dec 11, 2012 No Comments
Last week Jenny and I went to this amazing sale (which I’ll tell you about in another post) and I picked up a beautiful, vintage oval frame. I loved the shape and details in the carving, but wh... Dec 11, 2012 5 Comments
I love these wooden leaf ornaments from Crate and Barrel.
There is something modern and Scandinavian about their simplicity. They remind me a lot of the Scandinavian Leaf Pillow I embroidered last ye... Dec 10, 2012 No Comments
Kathy has been working on her sweater. Here is her report.
The sleeves were all done, but I wanted to lengthen the body. Ripping back all those stitches, including cables and twisted stitches, was not... Dec 10, 2012 5 Comments
I can’t believe I managed to stick with making a Christmas ornament ever week since July! Ok, I had a little help from our friend Dr. Russ who provided us with some great paper ornaments three o... Dec 07, 2012 No Comments
Santa Lucia is an Italian saint that is a big part of Swedish (and other Scandinavian) holiday traditions. The night before Santa Lucia Day, December 13th, is said to be the longest of the year in Swe... Dec 07, 2012 1 Comment
We are just about to end the second year of Iron Craft challenges. When we first started Iron Craft, it was a way for Susi and I to give each other a craft challenge every week. We decided to invite o... Dec 06, 2012 10 Comments