Winter Wonderland Printable Subway Art

Posted January 18, 2017 by Monique in Printables, Wall Art / 0 Comments
Winter Wonderland Printable Subway Art

Are you feeling like you need a little something to print, frame, and hang? Something fun and representative of the brrrrrr season? Well, here you go!  But hurry! The free version will only be available for a week before the paid version goes up for sale on my Etsy shop. Enjoy. {Sorry you missed the free […]


Kitchener Stitch Mantra ~ A Printable

Posted January 6, 2017 by Monique in Knitting, Printables / 0 Comments
Kitchener Stitch Mantra ~ A Printable

Does the thought of the Kitchener stitch scare the bejesus out of you? It was certainly the main reason I put off knitting my first pair of socks for like, thirty years. Even now, dozens of completed socks later, I still don’t have that darn thing memorized! It’s always the setup for the stitch, as […]






12 Days of DIY Chrismtas Ornaments-Day Six

Posted December 18, 2016 by Monique in DIY Mini Project / 0 Comments
12 Days of DIY Chrismtas Ornaments-Day Six

Everybody should have a least one pine cone ornament to dress up their tree! Simple pine cones are a gift from Mother Nature when I consider that I live in the desert Southwest. They’re hard to come by here, not like back East where I spent my first 28 years. There they littered the yard […]



12 Days of DIY Christmas Ornaments ~ Day Three

Posted December 15, 2016 by Monique in Knitting / 0 Comments
12 Days of DIY Christmas Ornaments ~ Day Three

I discovered the challenge and the fun of making hand knit socks about three years ago and now I always have a pair on the needles. But even more fun than making adult size socks, is making teeny tiny ones to hang on the Christmas tree! These knitted sock ornaments are quick to make and […]


12 Days of DIY Christmas Ornaments ~ Day Two

Posted December 14, 2016 by Monique in Beading, DIY Mini Project / 0 Comments
12 Days of DIY Christmas Ornaments ~ Day Two

  Isn’t this beaded ornament lovely? I’ve made an effort each year to make or acquire handmade ornaments in the hopes that someday, the tree would be filled with them. So far, I’ve fallen woefully short of this goal, though each year a bit of progress is made. I guess it’s one of those things […]