Crochet… Some Elements of Structural Crochet

HEAR YE HEAR YE. I do by declare it CROCHET WEEK! This whole week will be dedicated to my newest crafty endeavor, crochet. I can already reasonably knit but I wanted to add crochet to my resume. This is a great starter, educational, and explanatory project. So, I was over on pinterest the other day … Continue reading

DIY…Garlic

Oh hey, hows everyone doing? I’m doing dandy, Hopefully y’all are well, but if not I have some great “medicine” for you. Gardening!! Its good for your soul. Seriously, I am really into it this year. I love my plants and so far they seem to love me. And also so far, planting garlic cloves … Continue reading

DIY… Button Decor

So, not too long ago here, I cleaned and organized my entire email. Inboxes, folders, spam, the whole shebang! and boy did it feel good. It was very therapeutic, as cleaning can be. I remembered things I forgot, found pictures I thought I’d lost, and found a cute easy DIY that I’ve never put on … Continue reading

DIY… Quick n Dirty Jersey hi lo Maxi

Hello hello! I’m back again. With lots of thought processes. I don’t want to let this get too wordy, the title clearly says “quick n dirty”, but let me say I bought a notebook and some Martha Stewart office organizey tab thingys and boy howdy, I’m getting my life together. I have a tab for … Continue reading

DIY… Reversible Detached Collar

As promised, circa Tuesday’s I Enjoy… post, a detachable collar DIY. And it’s reversible, even better. Ok go gather up some supplies. Get a measuring tape ( I didn’t actually use mine), 2 pieces of fabric with different colors or prints (mine were remnants of sheets), scissors, pins, paper, a pen, sewing machine, needle and … Continue reading

DIY…Puppy Bed

My coworker, Helen, is a crafter. She was telling me the other day about double layer dog beds she was making out of towels and cedar shavings. I, too, have tried my hand at dog beds but my furry baby has grown out of the tiny bed she used as a puppy, so with the … Continue reading

DIY…shorts aint just for summer, draft your own pattern

I’ll say it again, shorts ain’t just for summer. I personally don’t really wear pants which can get pretty tough in the northern winters. What’s my secret, well it’s no secret…Tights. I am addicted to shorts with tights. But what do I do when it’s winter and my favorite stores have their shorts in short … Continue reading