One Collection of a Ten Year Old Boy

One Collection of a Ten Year Old Boy

One year, the non-crafty daughter used a wood-burning kit to personalize this box for my son.  The “Live Strong” bracelets were popular and he couldn’t part with any.   He has saved his first knitted item – which he knit around age 5...
A Basic Bulletin Board Transformed

A Basic Bulletin Board Transformed

It’s amazing what a coat of paint can accomplish.  We have painted many pieces of furniture in our day.  A nice coat of white paint makes a piece that can be used in almost any room.  But for my “pink” daughter, that wasn’t quite...
Alone

Alone

“…I want first of all…to be at peace with myself. I want a singleness of eye, a purity of intention, a central core to my life that will enable me to carry out these obligations and activities as well as I can. I want, in fact – to borrow from...
Found My Sewing Mojo With This 60’s Retro Fabric

Found My Sewing Mojo With This 60’s Retro Fabric

I better be careful or I’ll start acquiring fabric like I acquire yarn.  But I couldn’t pass up this mod fabric from Contemporary Cloth!  I just got my sewing machine back from a long-overdue tune up and decided to make some valances.  ...
Button Ring

Button Ring

Annie made this simple ring by gluing a button onto an adjustable ring that we bought from Tofukitty.  She used hot melt glue.  Epoxy is suggested and we will use that next time.  It makes a quick and fun gift.  This would be perfect for girly...