Month: February 2011

Mama’s Makings

I started my first knitting project ever just after Christmas and posted about it back in January. Well, it feels like it took me absolutely forever, but I finally finished it earlier this week! I did take about a week off to knit up a little doorstep for Chris from Debbie Bliss’s The Knitter’s Year; […]

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Changes to Friday Favorites

After thinking long and hard about it, I’ve decided to change up Friday Favorites. I love searching the web high and low for my favorite ideas and projects to share with you, but I’ve decided to take the pressure off by not making it an official weekly post any more. I’m working on a new […]

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Back to Basics with the Mending Basket

I bought my sewing machine just under two years ago and have been crafting up a storm ever since. My secret? I started off small. I mean miniscule. My first project was sewing the binding back onto my bathmat. Nothing glamorous or creative at all. At the time I had just resigned from my job […]

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Un-Romantic Valentine’s Day

So after reading this article about celebrating an unromantic Valentine’s day, I thought it would be a great idea to plan a surprise for my hubby and focus less on making the day all filled with hearts and roses (although he did surprise me with flowers on Sunday), and more about what my hubby would […]

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Friday Favorites: Let Me Count the Ways

1. the long thread  2. manmade diy  3. aesthetic burst  4. prudent baby 1. Handmade Paper Valentines I love Ellen’s photo tutorial of how to make cookie-cutter handmade paper hearts. I’ve always wanted to try my hand at making paper but it always seemed too complicated. Here she breaks it down into 9 simple steps.  […]

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