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
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
One of my favorite things to do is to find new uses for items that I am about to discard. When I go grocery shopping I try to bring my own bags, but I am not perfect, so when I forget I try to use brown paper bags when the store has them. Some stores,… Read More DIY Placemats and coasters
Kids are on fall break for two weeks and I have three days off. Time to get the Halloween decorations out and get in the spirit. I realized I don’t have a Halloween wreath and decided to make one. A trip to the dollar store for a few supplies and here we go: Supplies: Metal… Read More DIY Halloween wreath on a budget
One of my favorite things to do is to use natural materials in my work. In the summers here in Phoenix we get a few monsoon storms. After a storm there is debris everywhere, branches, leaves, palm fronds (leaves). Although it’s annoying to have to clean your yard from all the junk the wind brought,… Read More Crafting with palm tree leaves
My newest class is up on Skillshare! This time I share ideas and a couple of techniques you can try to make jewelry and other accessories using Shrinky Dink material. It’s fun, quick class suitable for all ages. Also if you have never used Skillshare, when you check out my class you can get… Read More Let’s Make Shrinky Dink Jewelry!