Browsing Category : Crafting

I Am Very Busy….


I forgot how fun crafting is!! All of those little steps that most people find SO tedious, I find calming and spark my creativity. Cutting carefully around tiny inside corners is my happy place. I understand it isn’t for everyone but I love it. So today I was very busy…. Today, so much is done by computers and at desks.…

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Deciding to Follow My Passions and Other Thoughts Over Yarn


This weekend we went out to a coworker’s house for brunch, which was very nice and I got to meet their super-sweet kids. It was fun to run after a super energetic toddler and have the simplest things make him laugh. And they have Cornish Rex cats!! I took so many photos of their furry friends….the Rex cats look like…

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A Quick Valentine’s Day Craft


So this month’s days are just falling away like water down a waterfall. I can’t believe how many days of February have disappeared already! So, needless to say, Valentine’s day snuck up on me!! But I have a quick craft idea anyone can do…. You’ll need: cardstock paper scissors any craft supplies you have on hand (seriously, anything can be…

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Easy T-Shirt Yarn Tutorial

Easy T-Shirt Yarn Tutorial


After decluttering my closet, I had a lot of t-shirts that weren’t really worthy of sending to a thrift store. I considered making rags out of them, but I have enough cleaning rags. Instead, I decided on t-shirt yarn! You can make a myriad of things with t-shirt yarn and I have an addiction to crochet, so it is the…

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Feeding the Soul By Creating.


There is an Aesop Rock song, called “Rings“, that starts out with the lyrics: “Used to draw, hard to admit that I used to draw, portraiture and the human form, doodle of a two headed unicorn, it was soothing, moving his arm in a fusion of man-made tools and a muse from beyond…” (Hear the whole song here.) And even…

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How to Make Your Own Christmas Tree Advent Calendar


Happy December! I meant to post this earlier but there is still time to make this if you wanted to. Just leave the days that have already passed empty or fill them with only tissue paper. Christmas Tree Advent Calender Here is what you need: Toilet paper rolls, cut in half. Enough to make 24 empty spots Tissue paper, in…

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Play-dough!!


So everyone must have a fave childhood craft or toy that they went back to time and time again. Ours was play-dough. My husband’s was Lego, but all I remember is play-dough. We used hand me down kitchen utensils and re-purposed craft things and built a play-dough world. Food, animals, houses…you name it. It kept us endlessly entertained.   Until…

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