I mentioned yesterday how my sister-in-law is super crafty. (She definitely keeps me on my toes.) Well, recently she saw a tutorial on how to make this cute Ruffled Tie Necklace! So we spent a crafty afternoon taking old ties and making them into necklaces together. The directions on the tutorial are pretty easy to follow. We pinned out ties (trying them on … [Read more...]
Wood you be my Valentine?
A couple of years ago I saw this cute idea. I showed it to the boys hoping they'd want me to make them for their friends. They said no. They said no the next year also. And again this year. But this year I decided to make them anyway, with some changes. Unfortunately crafting at night leads to bad pictures. Sorry! My husband did a project about a year ago that required him to cut … [Read more...]
origami and crochet hearts
This is my submission for the Etsy817 team February craft-along. The theme was conversation hearts. I was perusing Pinterest when I saw some beautiful origami paper hearts. I thought "wouldn't those look pretty with a scallop border." And I think they do. Here are my supplies. A 12x12 sheet of paper, hole punch, crochet hook, yarn, and marker I found the directions on how to fold … [Read more...]
I saw these sweet little yarn flowers and I fell in love I took the idea and used it my sisters bridal shower My sister-in-law saw them there and asked me to come help make her some. Aren't they cute on her mantle? The best thing about these flowers? They are incredibly easy to make Two supplies, yarn and sticks. For mine I used skewers rather than real sticks like in the … [Read more...]
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