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  • Easter at Kat’s House

    Yesterday, I was asked to show all my Easter decorations up and around my house. I am hosting some of my family for Easter this year, but I have kept the decorations pretty low-key (especially compare...
    Apr 11, 2014 4 Comments

  • Project: Footed Bowl

    I have been looking for the appropriate vessel to display some eggs on my mantle for Easter and just haven’t found anything I liked. I didn’t want just a bowl or a plate. All the baskets I...
    Apr 10, 2014 4 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #7 Round Up

    This time around we asked the crafters to come up with projects inspired by one of four big spring trends, nautical, floral, radiant orchid and geometric. We are certainly a trendy group! The L-T E...
    Apr 09, 2014 No Comments

  • IC ’14 Challenge #7 “On Trend” Pipe Cleaner Flowers

    This challenge was “on trend” and the trend I chose was floral. We made a bouquet of pipe cleaner flowers. Project Pipe Cleaner Flowers Supplies: Pipe cleaners Kazoo vase (optional) W...
    Apr 09, 2014 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #8 – Spring has Sprung

    Hopefully, spring has sprung for everyone. Here in Minnesota, we are starting to see buds on trees and the ice houses are off the lakes. (That’s not to say some kids won’t be still hunting...
    Apr 09, 2014 No Comments

  • 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 365: March

    I made it through another month of my 365 photography project! This month we visited the American Swedish Institute, Matt surprised me with a weekend getaway at a posh cabin, my friends cat became an...
    Apr 04, 2014 1 Comment

  • 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

  • A Study in Viko Baumritter

    I saw this beauty on Craigslist, and I ran it past my husband. (The picture from Craigslist is gone, but mine is exactly like this one.) It was in the house the next day. I have not been able to pin ...
    Apr 02, 2014 4 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 5 Comments