Tag Archives: Crafts


I Heart Etsy: Sofie Kay

I happened upon this Etsy shop, and I love what’s there.  Sofie Kay is committed to using eco-friendly materials, including anything organic, recycled, or upcycled.  She also uses some fair trade materials, like this sweet pin cushion (my favorite item in her shop!) made with fair trade yarn. image source

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Making Old Things New: Yarn Pom Pom Flowers

I’ve already told you about Back to School Churros Night and some of the gifts we received, but I didn’t tell you about any of the gifts I gave.  My gifts to my mom, sister, and aunt included these: Pom pom flowers.  I used yarn from my collection, a glue gun, some sticks, and these […]


Crochet Project #3: Compliments to Yellow Trunk Designs

My first couple crochet projects worked out okay, but when an old friend of mine decided to host a couple crochet classes, I jumped on the opportunity.  And it’s a good thing I did because I realized I was doing a lot of things wrong.  Plus it was so fun.  Carol runs a sweet Etsy […]

My Own Version of Handmade – Project #1

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you know that I like all things handmade.  I love that when things are handmade, you know a little more about the story behind them.  And in the past couple weeks, I’ve been making some things of my own.  My sister and I are teaching ourselves […]

Making Old Things New: A List of Future Projects

I have lots of project ideas, but with this little baby’s due date about a month away, I haven’t had much time for crafty projects (for example, yesterday’s day off of work found me cooking meals with my mom and sister all day so that our freezer will be stocked once the little guy arrives). […]


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