crafty mom

  • Project – Mermaid Fleece Snuggler

    I saw this inspiring Pin and I was off to the store not long after. There are times that Jambi likes to be wrapped up on the couch in a blanket and this looked great to her, so she was “all in&...
    Jan 13, 2015 10 Comments

  • Tinkerbell on the Runway

    I have never forced my daughter to do crafts. I offer supplies that are age appropriate and just let her do what she wants. So imagine my surprise and delight when she marched directly up to me and sa...
    Sep 08, 2014 4 Comments

  • The Stitch Lab

    Over the spring, I was asked to work on the costumes for our school’s production of Snow White. I was thrilled to do it. The principal of the school is a fan of Project Runway and saw “My...
    Jun 30, 2014 2 Comments

  • Recycled Paper Beads Kit

    From time to time I buy crafts kits to do with my 5 year old daughter. I’m sure many of you parents and grandparents do the same thing. Since it is hard to know which kits are good, and which ar...
    Mar 05, 2014 4 Comments

  • Fixing Pooh Bear

    Pooh Bear is the highest ranking official in her life. He is a comfort to her. (Nov 9 2011) And to say he is “well loved” is not even the beginning. When she was small, her God Mother br...
    Aug 20, 2013 6 Comments

  • “I’m Melting!”

    I have been so inspired by whats been done with Perler Beads. Like, this Tardis (from Dr. Who). Man is that spectacular. (You can find the pattern here. Thanks Kyoti) I finally picked up the most bas...
    May 23, 2013 3 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

  • Shark Hoodie Towel

    I have made the hoodie towels before, but I wanted to share this one with you as well. We have a little friend who likes princesses, well enough, but she really likes construction sites, sharks and bl...
    Nov 08, 2012 55 Comments

  • Halloween 2012: Word Girl

    In our early discussions of costumes, Jambi said “I want to be a super hero.” I jumped on that and said “What about Word Girl”, which rendered her momentarily speechless with a...
    Oct 31, 2012 5 Comments

  • Crafting in the Real World

    I was crafting along. And then. Life took over. Here is the reality of it… I lost my father in June. And then I lost a beloved Aunt last Friday. Then, my Mom called this morning from the hospit...
    Oct 24, 2012 5 Comments

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