Month: February 2012

Crochet Coin Purses

I’m excited (and relieved) to finally show you what I’ve been working on this past month. If you follow on Instagram or Twitter, you’ve already seen a few sneak peeks (my screen name is makermama on both). And now you can find these sweet little purses in my Etsy shop. They’re crocheted in single stitch […]

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Thrift Store Finds

   I made a little trip to the thrift store last week, and wanted to share some of my thrifty finds. These plates are for a plate wall underway in our dining room–I love their sweet little messages!    I was thinking of adding this paisley tin tray to the plate wall, too, but it’s […]

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Quick Craft: Art Supply Caddy

Another quick craft featuring recyclables and Mod Podge today. Remember the bottle I used for my vase? Well, it came in a handy little holder, of course, so why not reuse that, too? Grab yourself a drink caddy (one from the drive-thru would be perfect, too), some Mod Podge, paintbrush, and some fun scrapbook paper. […]

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Be the Change

So today marks the beginning of Lent. A day where many of us will be giving up sweets or social media, setting aside more time for prayer or a coin jar for almsgiving. In the past our family has done things like giving up t.v., or adding a daily family prayer time. This year I’ll […]

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