The days are getting shorter and the lists of things to do longer. What’s a crafty girl to do? Today I just wanted to leave you a bit of encouragement, some “yes you can!” and general positive vibes. Recently I got hit (smacked, thrashed, etc) with a TON of negative happening all in just a few days. It was so brutal I thought – geez just give up!
In need of a little place to keep “don’t lose this” papers and bits, I decided to make my lovely niece and favorite college freshman a little felt velcro closing pouch. I’m trying to do more practical crafting, trying to share ideas and create things others can benefit from!
I’m always looking for fun projects to do with my daughters, things that will have us working together, having fun, and being off screens! One such project recently? Diamond Dotz! The company sent me Van Gogh’s Starry Night to try out – and oh we had a good time! Today I’ll talk about the process and why I think this makes a great project or gift.
The days are shortening and the kids are in the full swing of a normal school schedule now- meanwhile I am battling myself to keep up good healthy habits and make the most of my time. Some around here would prefer we just nap…
Ah but there’s no time for that! We’ve got star students (yay!), craft project ideas that want to be made, and health goals to achieve! I’ve signed up for a 5k race and need to at least be able to run a good chunk of it. I can do it (?!) – right?? [Read more…]
Tis the season for all things pumpkin, harvest, and candy corn! While not one of my all time favorite candies, it is one of the cutest of the season for decor & crafty fun! Today I am using my ScanNCut DX to make a felt layered candy corn accent perfect for a hair barrette, gift bag, or anything else you’d like!