I’ve had this sweater sitting around for a while. I’m not sure where it came from or why I have it because it is too small for me and it’s a wool/cotton blend so I can’t shrink it down and turn it into cute Sesame Seed Design hats. Instead of tossing it into the goodwill [...]
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Sairshe and I took advantage of a sunny Spring Break day earlier this week (today is stormy and rainy, in true spring flip-flopping fashion) and made these pretty flowers made from egg cartons. I’ve been seeing wreaths made from flowers like this on Pinterest lately and as I was tossing an egg carton into the [...]
Sairshe and I made some handmade seed paper hearts last weekend for her to give to her pre-k classmates. It was so fun and easy and I hope the kids really plant them and grow flowers! Here’s a tutorial to inspire you to make your own paper. It’s the best way to use up what [...]
For my birthday Abby gave me this funny book and have been wanting to make something from it since.It has patterns for silly things like a knitted hand grenade, a glass of beer, picture frames, ear muffs shaped like fried eggs and lots of knitted cakes and sandwiches. Abby and another friend who is …