On this family day of food and good cheer, Kathy and I would like to wish you all a very happy Thanksgiving. We are both so grateful for our crafting community, both on-line and those that we have bee... Nov 28, 2013 No Comments
We love creating things to decorate our homes over the holidays. It gives such a personal touch.
1. Potted Button Trees 2. Appliqué Reindeer Pillow 3. Square Dowel Wreath 4. Ornament Coasters
5. Ro... Nov 27, 2013 No Comments
We have a new house (!) and there is boxwood in the front yard. Since we moved in, I have wanted to do a boxwood wreath.
I did it! And now you can too.
Boxwood Wreath (the real deal)
18... Nov 26, 2013 2 Comments
This week was spent in the Loop and saw the start of a skiing vacation.
This lovely old building across the train tracks from us has been standing empty with boarded up windows. Because our neighborh... Nov 25, 2013 1 Comment
There is nothing more charming on a Christmas tree than a handmade ornament. They also make great additions to your Christmas wrapping. Here’s a selection of ornaments we’ve showed you how... Nov 25, 2013 No Comments
(For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament. Each one will be traditional to or inspired by a different country)
For our final advent calendar ornament of ... Nov 22, 2013 4 Comments
I am hosting Thanksgiving at my house this year. For the FIRST TIME EVER.
I am thrilled. And grateful that so many of our friends would want to come over and share the holiday. It will also be our fir... Nov 21, 2013 6 Comments
On Monday, I showed you some of the great stuff I got to play with from the Martha Stewart Home Office collection. I had lots of fun coming up with ways to use it in holiday entertaining and gift gi... Nov 20, 2013 28 Comments
It is high holiday season whether you are getting ready for Hanukkah, Thanksgiving, Winter Solstice, Christmas or even New Years. So, we are just going to go with the flow here at Iron Craft and tell ... Nov 20, 2013 No Comments
For this challenge we asked the Iron Crafters to get inspired by the upcoming winter and the first snow of the year by crafting in white.
(Click on any picture to see it bigger and read more.)
I... Nov 19, 2013 No Comments