Every year I try to make a new set of Christmas/holiday pins. Last year I passed them out to my co-workers. I work at the airport and we have to wear a uniform and we are limited to what extra accessories we can have. During the month of December we are allowed to wear holiday… Read More Snowflake pins
My dear neighbor gave me a sample of this cute little stocking stuffer gift, a little pouch made out of red felt into a Santa’s long underwear, with a little opening in the back to stuff goodies, and a little rhyme to attach. She asked if I could make some for her for Christmas. And… Read More Santa’s long underwear
Friends! It’s been a busy month here, making stuff, decorating, enjoying the nice weather. I will have a few posts soon for you with some instructions of making your own holiday ornaments, pins, gifts and more. In the mean time you can check out past tutorials. Christmas tree brooches Paper tube ornaments Origami ninja stars… Read More Holiday inspiration
It’s fall, time to crochet pumpkins!! Crochet was my first love. My mom taught me the basics when I was a kid, but I didn’t seriously crochet till my mid 20s. So even though I don’t crochet all the time, I come to it off and on. Another thing about me and crochet is that… Read More Crocheted Pumpkins
I am sure all of you master quilters out there can make amazing quilts with scraps. But for me that’s too overwhelming. So I make little things with my scraps, like these Christmas tree pins. These are great little gifts for friends, co-workers, neighbors or just make them for yourself. Here is how. Materials: Scraps… Read More Christmas tree brooch using fabric scraps
Over the years my collection of ornaments have grown so large that my poor tree has hard time holding up the weight. In the past few years I’ve only bought vintage ornaments and only if they are one of a kind and super cool looking. This year I’ve been making my own ornaments mostly with… Read More Origami star ornaments
Do you put your Christmas tree up right after Thanksgiving? In the past few years I have. It’s been kind of fun with the kids. But growing up we didn’t put up the tree that early. I grew up in Macedonia and our traditions are a bit different. Our Christmas tree is more of a… Read More Paper ornaments
Ah friends, I recently discovered that I can add a payment button and be able to offer some of my handmade goods from right here, from my blog. So I am giving it a try. Up on the top Menu I’ve added a SHOP button. I have added a bunch of Christmas ornaments. I also… Read More Shop Update!
So I have been thinking about an alternative to candy when the kids come trick-o-treating on Halloween. I made these ‘tea bags of bones’ as I was trying to come up with different things. They are a bit time consuming (all the cutting involved), so I am not sure about making a whole bunch, but… Read More Tea Bag of Bones – Halloween crafts
Around these parts…… How about you? Do you decorate for Halloween?