Category: Craftiness

Playing with papier

I’ve been inspired by the awesome paper crafts over at Small Fry & Co. for a while now. So tonight I took the plunge and attempted a handmade anniversary card for Darling Husband’s grandparents … I think I have found a new love in… Continue Reading “Playing with papier”

10 things I love about you

An ode to my dream craft room (which I will have someday) … 1. It is painted a bright, cheery pink … possibly with an orange or yellow accent wall … 2. It has a worktable built into the wall, that stretches around the entire perimeter… Continue Reading “10 things I love about you”

Beary Cute Quilt: Steps 4, 5 & 6

OK, after another sorta-late night spend hunched over my trusty Singer, the Beary Cute Quilt is finished!  You already read about the first few steps, so here’s how things wrapped up … Step 4: I sewed the top-with-attached-ruffle to the back-with-attached-batting (looked pretty much… Continue Reading “Beary Cute Quilt: Steps 4, 5 & 6”

Beary Cute Quilt: Steps 1, 2, 3

The dangerous thing about a huge fabric store sale is … you start choosing fabric over sleep. For the last two nights, I stayed up waaaaaaay late simply because I was in L-O-V-E with my new fabrics — they are gorgeous! You will love… Continue Reading “Beary Cute Quilt: Steps 1, 2, 3”

Cuddle Quilt: Steps 5, 6 & 7

Big news! Last night I had a crafting marathon with L, and I finished the Cuddle Quilt! STEP 5: I sewed the cotton batting to the backing of the quilt, so I’d have fewer layers to deal with … STEP 6: I sewed all of… Continue Reading “Cuddle Quilt: Steps 5, 6 & 7”