a special friend deserves a special gift for christmas. a handmade gift, of course. a super cool, one-in-a-million, knew-she-liked-it-'cause-she-pinned-it, made-for-her gift. so this is what i made for my best girl. love ya t. supplies i used: any size raw wood light sandpaper stain rag embroidery floss nails hammer following the directions on the stain,… Continue reading nail + string art // faith
i'm super excited to share my first mug rug with you guys! my mom is gonna be so proud of me. i did this one all my myself, remembering all the little quilting tricks she taught me. it was a birthday gift so a very special friend who loves red, and loves cherries. and this… Continue reading cherry mug rug
i've been dying to get this post published! but since we've been sworn to secrecy until our gift has been received it has had to wait. but were done with the waiting because i mailed it off last week and it was received on friday! ---------------------------------------------------------------------- they say it is better to give than to receive. i… Continue reading handmade gift exchange is complete! + free template
what's not to love about this idea? crafters sharing their crafts with other crafters? this is so rad. and speaking of rad: Linda from Craftaholics Anonymous is a super big deal and she is the master crafter behind this par-tay. you gotta check out this exchange and sign up so we can all play together!
It's a gift for a friend. A good friend who loves birds. I hope she likes this. You want to make one too? Awesome, here's how! Supplies 2 coordinating fabrics (2 fat quarters could probably make you 3 or 4 birds) This template from Lavender Blue Designs Pins Scissors Coordinating thread Stuffing Cut out the… Continue reading stuffed fabric bird
You know the signs. They're everywhere. Telling is to KEEP CALM and then do something else. I totally had to jump on this bandwagon. My sister just had a baby girl and even though they didn't find out the gender until the birth, they chose monkeys as the theme for the nursery. And for Mother's… Continue reading keep calm and…
I've been absent. Not from here. No...from the Lord. It's true that we're busy. Doing chores. Raising kids. Working. Relaxing. That is all true. But what am I really doing? Am I making a difference anywhere? I want to be purposeful. What are my kids seeing? I have avoided Easter...kinda. We colored eggs. I bought… Continue reading HE IS RISEN!
Last year my girlfriend was pregnant with her first boy. As a worn out mommy of boys myself I though there were a few things she needed to know. You understand, a little preparation is necessary in these situations. So I came up with this little survival kit idea and made a tag to go… Continue reading baby boy survival guide // gift idea