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 or 6.  He...
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 enough.  She...
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.            The...
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 gift-giving at...