Category Archives: crafts

Saving a cardigan for later: Recycled sweater project

Woah, it has been a while since my last update on here. Sometimes life gets in the way of the simple living. I never meant to step away for so long but I am glad to be back! I wanted … Continue reading

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Paper Mache I: Recycled Bowl

I have been obsessed interested craft projects using recycled newspaper in recent months and somehow managed to leave out the entire classic craft medium of paper mache. Paper mache is an incredibly versatile and fun craft medium because it is … Continue reading

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Recycled paper valentine crafts: Heart garland

When it comes to holiday crafts in general I like easy ones. This heart garland for Valentine’s Day is not only easy, but the end result is simple & elegant. It works great as a Valentine’s Day craft for children, … Continue reading

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Quick crafting preview

I will return later this week with a fully formed craft tutorial, but I am so excited I just had to share what I am working on right now. Over the last few weeks I have been working to improve … Continue reading

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Crafty afternoon results

I will be back tomorrow with a more detailed crafting post, but I wanted to show off the results from my crafty afternoon. I spent some time with a friend on Saturday making paper flowers inspired by these two pins … Continue reading

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Handmade Gift Tags

Are you having a handmade Christmas season? It seems this year that lots of people feel pressure at this point in the season to achieve Christmas decor and gift ideals. It can be an enormous amount of pressure, and it … Continue reading

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Links We Love… Google Plus edition!

First off, are you on Google Plus yet? If you aren’t, it is time to join up- there is a lot of really interesting things there. Anyways, I have been having a lot of fun on Google Plus and I … Continue reading

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5 YouTube Craft Tutorials: Everything I Needed to Know I learned on YouTube

They say that everything you needed to know you already learned in Kindergarten. Lately, I have been finding so many neat YouTube craft tutorials that I may have to start disagreeing. Clearly all the craft tutorials you need to know … Continue reading

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Easy Ornament Crafts: Polymer Clay Christmas Ornaments

Sometimes I just need a little bit of creativity in my life. Not a huge project, just something small and quick to use up some creative energy. This is a quick project I created to bring a little creativity to … Continue reading

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Frugal Craft: Crochet Doily’s

Note: I am stay-cationing this week with my husband and therefore I am not on the net much… but I did want to share a little mini project idea this week. I have a confession to make, ever since way … Continue reading

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