Crochet · DIY

TUTORIAL – Crochet Minion Hat

After an unexpected positive response to my crochet minion kids hat, I was asked about providing a pattern.  I thought about trying to draft up a fancy PDF file and post it for sale, but I am no crochet expert and besides, writing a formal pattern would take me f-o-r-e-v-e-r.  I would be happier giving… Continue reading TUTORIAL – Crochet Minion Hat


DIY – Headband Holder

There are so many beautiful handcrafted headbands on Etsy for girls.  Flowers, bows, feathers, you name it.  Here are some of my favorites with the links to their shops.        Aren't they gorgeous?!  The dilemma is where to put them once your little one gets a collection of headbands going.  In searching the… Continue reading DIY – Headband Holder

Crochet · DIY

Chunky Crochet Baby Blanket – Tutorial

I am loving the mix of yellows and grays for a gender neutral baby collection.  This crocheted blanket compliments the Bumble Bee mary jane shoes and burp cloths.  I know I say it quite a bit but this project was super easy!  Looks amazing and complicated but it's just a single crochet afghan using 3 strands of… Continue reading Chunky Crochet Baby Blanket – Tutorial

DIY · Sewing

UPCYCLED – Men’s Tshirt into Comfy Skirt

Lately the summer heat has been unforgiving. After wearing out my loungy summer dresses this week, I needed something different to get thru another scorcher. I didn't have knit fabric to sew up a simple skirt, so I figured I would use the next best thing, one of my husband's old super soft and comfy… Continue reading UPCYCLED – Men’s Tshirt into Comfy Skirt

Crochet · DIY · For The Home

DIY – Yarn Covered Letters

Lately my focus has been on decorating my craft area.  I came across a creative way to add to my inspiration wall while utilizing left over yarn from previous projects. shows a great tutorial on how to use some inexpensive wood letters and yarn for some unexpected art.  I purchased 6 large wood letters… Continue reading DIY – Yarn Covered Letters

DIY · For The Home

UPCYCLED – Scrabble Tile Magnets

I was inspired to repurpose some Scrabble tile pieces into magnets for some refrigerator fun. With all of the available electronic versions of Scrabble available these days, our Scrabble board was going unused. This project was inexpensive, simple, and required very little time. I purchased some 1 inch magnetic tape for $1 from the craft… Continue reading UPCYCLED – Scrabble Tile Magnets

DIY · For The Home

DIY – Fabric Covered Ikea Expedit

I have a few white Ikea Expedit shelving units that have been with me for quite some time and I was trying to find a way to revive them.  The white color made all the scratches and scuff marks even more noticeable.  While shopping for fabric on I came across an eye catching print that matched the rest… Continue reading DIY – Fabric Covered Ikea Expedit

DIY · For The Home

DIY – Tshirt Cork Board and Glass Bulletin Board

In looking ideas to create an entry way memo center I didn't want to spend very much, so I searched for things I could repurpose for this task.  This was an easy two-part project.  Bulletin Board I had an empty 16 x 20 picture frame I had been lugging around from move to move.  Figured dry erase… Continue reading DIY – Tshirt Cork Board and Glass Bulletin Board