projects

  • 17 Projects for Summer

    This weekend is the unofficial first weekend of Summer here in the States, so we thought it was a perfect time to remind you of some of the great summery projects in our archives. 1. Leave the Sand a...
    May 20, 2015 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

  • Project: Shamrock Wall Hanging

    St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, so it’s time to add a little green to the decor. I have some Murphy in my background which might make it required. This project adds just a t...
    Feb 22, 2013 10 Comments

  • Most Popular Projects from 2012

    Before we dive into the 2013, let’s take a look at our most Popular Projects from 2012. It has been such a fun year of creating things to share with all of you. (click on the name of any project...
    Dec 31, 2012 No Comments

  • A Handmade Holiday Gift List

    In my mind there is nothing more meaningful than a handmade gift. You are not just giving a gift, you are giving your time and talent. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite tutorials and...
    Nov 02, 2012 No Comments

  • Project – Sweetheart Mittens

    These mittens were inspired by that classic Valentine’s Day treat, the conversation heart. It took me about a week to design and knit up these mittens, so you still have plenty of time to make t...
    Feb 01, 2012 7 Comments

  • Iron Craft Challenge #2 – Heart Soap (and a giveaway)

    This week for Iron Craft we are getting into the Valentine’s Day mood with the theme of Hearts and Flowers. Last week, I shared a pattern to make chenille heart washcloths, so for this challenge...
    Jan 31, 2012 47 Comments

  • Project – Those Zig-Zag Mittens

    Oh man, did I ever love the look of the Missoni for Target line that came out this fall. I was in Alaska at the time it came out and nowhere near a Target which means I didn’t get to go pick up ...
    Nov 01, 2011 26 Comments

  • More Creepy Crawly Halloween Projects

    Last week I made a spider covered wreath for Iron Craft that used about 325 plastic spiders, but I still had almost a whole bag of them sitting in my craft room calling out to be used. I just let myse...
    Oct 18, 2011 5 Comments

  • Project – Doll Face Candles and Other Creepy Glassware

    Waterslide decals make it easy to dress up cheap candleholder and other glassware for a spooky Halloween display. I got hooked on them when I found this crazed doll face picture and thought it would l...
    Oct 10, 2011 6 Comments

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