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Sock Yarn Knit Scarf

Posted November 4, 2014 by Monique in Knitting / 0 Comments
Sock Yarn Knit Scarf

This pattern is available for free: favorite-scarf-ever.pdf I thought this gorgeous skein of Misti Alpaca Hand Paint Sock Yarn (that was my birthday gift to myself) deserved to be used for something more visible than socks – so I did some stitchy pattern math and came up with this easy to memorize pattern to make […]

Washer Necklace Tutorial

Posted October 31, 2014 by Monique in Beading / 0 Comments
Washer Necklace Tutorial

Hardware stores aren’t just for DIYers to pick up supplies; they are a great source of materials for crafters too. Washers make great jewellery, this necklace is a simple design and really easy to make (but they do take a couple of days to dry so you’ll have to be patient, and as they take […]

Post It Note Covers

Posted October 9, 2014 by Monique in Paper Crafting / 0 Comments
Post It Note Covers

If you are anything like me, and maybe even if you aren’t, then you love pretty things. Am I right? I love when things can be pretty and functional. Just because something serves a purpose doesn’t mean it can’t be colorful or exciting. Something like let’s say post-it notes. I use these constantly. At home, […]

Simple Pearl Pendant Necklace

Posted September 26, 2014 by Monique in Beading / 0 Comments
Simple Pearl Pendant Necklace

 With section of aluminum wire and pieces of lightweight acrylic imitation pearl beads, it’s easy and inexpensive to make this elegant pearl pendant necklace. Check it out for the details on how to make this handmade jewelry design. [click for tutorial.]

Easy Fleece Hat Pattern

Posted September 15, 2014 by Monique in DIY Mini Project / 0 Comments
Easy Fleece Hat Pattern

Easy Fleece Hat Pattern I’m always the one at the store digging around in the bargain bin fabric. Is it just me or is there something about discounted fabric that is just….exciting? It seems like most of my sewing projects tend to be made with scraps or small pieces so I love finding a deal […]

How To: Wire Wrapped Rings

Posted September 12, 2014 by Monique in Beading / 0 Comments
How To: Wire Wrapped Rings

It’s been a while since I made a project that made me say, “Oh my goodness, I just can’t stop making these!” I tend to have a short attention span when it comes to crafts, I love making things once, and moving on to the next thing. But, I dare anyone to make just one […]

Repurpose Old Jeans Into Wine Bag’s

Posted September 8, 2014 by Monique in DIY Mini Project / 0 Comments
Repurpose Old Jeans Into Wine Bag’s

Back to school has us weeding out the old, the too small & the “uncool”. With a pile of jeans my girls out grew in my arms, I was struck with an idea… Those pant legs could be wine gift bags! Now since this was about 10 am, I want you to know I was […]

DIY Mini Project ~ How to Make a Loom Flower

Posted May 12, 2014 by Monique in DIY Mini Project / 0 Comments
DIY Mini Project ~ How to Make a Loom Flower

How to Make a Loom Flower Today’s tutorial is courtesy of FiberFlux. These adorable flowers are perfect for decorating gift bags or boxes, attaching to scarves, or mittens, or gloves as an embellishment. Create a whole garden full and make an adorable garland to decorate a room for spring! I have recently discovered making yarny […]