Monthly Archives: January 2011

Crafts As Art; Images From Wire

As I was working on the Repurposed Wire and Yarn to Make Inspirational Words for the Home, it encouraged me to find more ways to use wire. It’s my passion to create artwork from crafting mediums, so I find my … Continue reading

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Repurpose Wire and Yarn to Make Inspirational Words for the Home

On my daily hunt for new craft projects I was enticed by a cheap and easy project for the home. As soon as I arrived home from work I gathered the few supplies I needed and got to work. I’d … Continue reading

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“back-to-basics” vs. technology

Lately, I’ve been finding myself reflecting on the disparity between my desire for a “back-to-basics” sort of  lifestyle and the opposite desire for the newest, fastest most state-of-the-art technology that comes out. My crafts often reflect that “back-to the basics” … Continue reading

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Cabin Fever

It’s getting to be that time of the year when the winter starts taking its toll on me. I’m not a big fan of winter in the first place, which is silly considering I live in Wisconsin. I dream of … Continue reading

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Chunky Knit Cowl With Hidden Pocket Tutorial

I came up with this knitting pattern for a textured, seed stitch cowl with a button up closure and a pocket on the inside that also buttons closed. I knit it with Lion Brand Wool-Ease yarn for a chunky, warm … Continue reading

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Creative Every Day Challenge

I just signed up to participate in the Creative Every Day Challenge. It’s quite an undertaking but I’m excited to join in. It’s basically challenging you to do something creative every day, whether that’s drawing, crafting, cooking, singing, photography or … Continue reading

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Drawings

I thought I’d share some of my drawings today. They’re nothing special, just some sketches I’ve done. I had hoped to get a lot of craft projects done this weekend but this cold weather has just made me very drowsy … Continue reading

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A fun way to add beauty to your winter.

I came across this great winter project at Two Chicks and a Hen. I love bunting in all its forms but this outdoor ice bunting is such a creative idea! It’s a wonderful way to bring some color and whimsy … Continue reading

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Wallet made from fused plastic bags

I made this wallet awhile ago out of the plastic bags newspapers are delivered in. It’s a great way to recycle plastic bags into something useful. I hope to get a tutorial on how to make this wallet up soon. … Continue reading

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Taking the leap.

Welcome to my first blog post! I’m glad you took the time to come and check it out. I know that having a blog isn’t a big deal, but it’s my first attempt at really sharing my arts and crafts … Continue reading

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