Fox Quilt

Freddy the Fox quilt, pattern by Shwin and Shwin

I recently had a request for a baby blanket with a fox theme. It would be for baby Harlow who is due to be born this summer. My friend and I went back and forth with ideas and screen shots for several days. As we were searching, I stumbled across…

Gift Card Holder

“Notebook Paper” Gift Card Holder

Recently I posted a DIY on how to make apple mason jars. If you missed it, check it out here. But chances are if you’re here, it’s because the end of the year has officially arrived, you have no teacher gifts, and if your kids are like mine they are…

DIY Apple Mason Jars

DIY Apple Mason Jars

Well, here we are again. Every year I’m amazed at how fast it goes. I can’t believe the end of the school year is right around the corner. My first and third graders will be second and fourth graders before I know it. I’ll blink and summer will be gone. But…

Baby Tripp's Quilt

Tripp’s Quilt

A dear friend of mine asked for quilt for her newborn nephew. I had a feeling this one would suit him perfectly. I was right. About a year or so ago I decided to make a quilt out of seersucker. I didn’t have a recipient in mind but I knew…

Doggie Bow Tie

DIY No-Sew Doggie Bow Tie

I didn’t think Ted, my friend Diana’s sweet pup, could get any cuter. But then I put a bow tie on him. Adorable, right? Ted owns more toys than my kids. He is a very loved little guy. Just look at that face. I have another friend who recently adopted…

Linen kitchen towels

Pretty Linen Kitchen Towels

If your kitchen is anything like mine, it’s time to get some new kitchen towels! I’m amazed at how fast they go from pretty to pretty disgusting. Time for some spring cleaning and some new towels you can whip up in just an afternoon. And bonus! It’s a two for…

DIY Lemon Sugar Scrub

DIY Lemon Sugar Scrub

An exfoliant good enough to eat?! Yes. Literally, you could eat it. But don’t. It’s all sugar! These sugar scrubs are so easy to make, they only a take few minutes. And who can resist anything in a mason jar? Keep one on your kitchen windowsill, on the bathroom vanity, one…

Rolled Hem Baby Blankets

3 Little Monsters

I work with two women who are pregnant, due in May, actually on the same exact day. Both are having boys. I also work with another woman who had a baby boy a few months ago. I knew I wanted to make some baby blankets for them but wanted to…

iron for curing wax

Using your Iron for Waxing Canvas

I have to confess, and I hope my mother-in-law is not reading this, but I never use my iron to actually iron clothes! Seriously. I don’t enjoy it and honestly who has the time? If something needs to be ironed I probably don’t own it. And if it’s my husband’s…

DIY leather wrap bracelet

DIY Leather Wrap Bracelet

Hi everyone! Welcome back! Who doesn’t love jewelry? Especially the kind you can make in two steps? Seriously! This will take you 5 minutes. I promise. Even the most craft-challenged folks. You can do this. This tutorial is so easy I contemplating even posting it. Really, I don’t mean to insult your…

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