Tag: Crafts

Hand Painted Chevron Mugs

Posted October 27, 2014 by Monique in DIY Mini Project / 0 Comments
Hand Painted Chevron Mugs

by Shauna Mailloux I love the sweet, quirky quality that hand painted dishes have. They’re so charming and personal. I’ve been eyeing these ones on Pinterest for some time now. I bought my army of mugs from Christmas Tree Shoppes for just $1 a piece (unless any of my mug receivers are reading this…then no, […]


No Sew DIY Dog Bed

Posted February 4, 2013 by Monique in DIY Mini Project, Pet Projects / 2 Comments
No Sew DIY Dog Bed

DIY Dog Bed – Super Easy NO SEW Yes, you read that right… a DIY dog bed anybody can make! How about a little something for your best friend? This DIY dog bed is NO SEW! Thank goodness, because (no offense) I hate sewing! I don’t even weave in the ends of my knit and crochet […]


Crafting 365-Feather & Fan Scarf

Posted January 9, 2013 by Monique in Knitting / 4 Comments
Crafting 365-Feather & Fan Scarf

The holidays are finally over! Don’t get me wrong, I love Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s, but I’m quite content to settle down in front of the fire and alternate knitting and napping! (With occasional breaks to be in attendance at the day job;-) I have to admit, I’m not much of a knitter. I can […]


Monday Mini Project: Washer & Ribbon Necklace

Posted July 16, 2012 by Monique in DIY Mini Project / 1 Comment
Monday Mini Project: Washer & Ribbon Necklace

This is a great, frugal, unique project and I just fell in love with it. It’s brought to you by Meagan at Nestled, hope you enjoy!   I’ve been seeing this necklace on Pinterest a lot lately and it sparked my interest. It only takes two supplies to make; metal washers and grosgrain ribbon, both […]



Monday Mini Project: No Sew Pillow Cover

Posted June 25, 2012 by Monique in DIY Mini Project / 16 Comments
Monday Mini Project: No Sew Pillow Cover

I can barely sew a straight line. Oh sure, when I was younger and struggled to make ends meet, I did make myself a few skirts for work. And, I have to admit, they turned out well enough for me to wear and not be embarrassed. Sewing, however is my least favorite craft. So, discovering […]


Monday Mini Project: Erasable Board

Posted June 18, 2012 by Monique in DIY Mini Project / 3 Comments
Monday Mini Project: Erasable Board

Monday Mini Project: Erasable Board This great project is brought to you from Helena at Craft & Creativity. This is really easy to do and can be varied in so many ways.  You will need: – Frame with glass – Patterned or plain paper – Whiteboard (dry-erase) pen – Twine – Picture hook or nail How-to: Cut a sheet of paper so it fits the frame, measure with the […]


Monday Mini Project: Origami Heart Bookmark

Posted May 28, 2012 by Monique in DIY Mini Project / 0 Comments
Monday Mini Project: Origami Heart Bookmark

I came across this adorable origami heart bookmark while doing my usual Sunday night internet surf and couldn’t resist sharing it with you. You can visit the creator at www.TheCheeseThief.com. The YouTube video below makes the whole project easy to follow along with: Enjoy your Memorial Day, and thank a veteran for their service to […]


Featured Friday Etsy Finds

Posted April 20, 2012 by Monique in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
Featured Friday Etsy Finds

‘gift for mom!!!’ by likeknitting Enjoy!!we are real friends ;))join & enjoy RFTTEAM Pink Wedding Gloves, Lace We… bytugce $25.00 SALE – Reduced – Pink Croche… SENNURSASA $49.00 Handmade Crochet Jewelery – … karmasaccessor… $9.90 Bridal necklace. ivory and h… emofoFashionDe… $18.00 Rose leaf Soap with Olive Oi… SoapsbyNatural… $5.45 Flower Lace Scarf HandCroche… PIPPADUSHES […]


Tuesday Treasury

Posted April 17, 2012 by Monique in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
Tuesday Treasury

I am thrilled to have been featured in these two lovely treasuries! ‘Easter Egg Colors’ by fishlegs vintage 60s Pastel Blue… wardrobetheglo… $9.00 Hand Painted Pastel Cup… MarshHome $18.00 Set for 5 color Cotton … fabricmade $11.00 Spring Pastel Funky Ret… rainwheel $50.00 Easter Egg Photography … CarolynCochran… $30.00 3″ fancy filigree … VintageConfect… $9.75 […]