Monthly Archives: January 2012

Spring is in the air

Today I went to the park and to my surprise I saw this! It is January 31st and this tree is already beginning to flower. Oh how excited this makes me. Besides the flowering of trees at the park, something else … Continue reading

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ABC Printable

A few weeks ago, my husband and I discussed this awesome article and how it related to our life. We decided to make it a focus for our family this year, especially because we know rough times are ahead. I … Continue reading

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Clipboard Valentine #3

I think I will be using the clipboard for something for my husband for Valentines, such as leaving a daily note of why I love him. I used some left over paper from our Christmas ornament, as well as some … Continue reading

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Clipboard Valentine #2

My clipboard is done but the project isn’t.  This will be something I keep working on until Valentines Day.  I really love this American Crafts paper from their Love collection.  (Kudos to me for using supplies I bought recently instead … Continue reading

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Painted Kitchen Cabinets

This project took me FOR.EV.ER.  Not kidding.  A good four months.  I am still happy I did it and I love how it turned out.  I will soon be doing a complete post of the kitchen for now I will … Continue reading

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Mini Clipboard Valentine #1

When my husband and I were in college and before we were married, every week we would write “love notes” to each other.  We recently started giving love notes again but haven’t come up with a good way to give … Continue reading

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Challenge #2

For our second challenge, we are starting with this mini clipboard. The challenge is to make it a Valentine’s theme. I’m excited to make something with this unique medium. We’ll see what we come up with!

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Crocheted Headband with Flower

When I was in high school I crocheted beanies all the time, but I haven’t really crocheted at all since.  I was recently reacquainted with it when a friend showed me how to make one of these crocheted headbands:It was … Continue reading

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Quilt Along Blocks 1-4

I’ve watched Kristen start her red, white and blue quilt through the Bloggers Quilt Along and I finally decided to jump in.  Using fabric left over from the Summertime and Spring Street collections, I made the first four blocks and … Continue reading

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laundry bag tutorial

You’ll have to pardon my horrible pictures for this project, but I wanted to share it with you anyway because it has been very handy for me. I bought a metal laundry rack thingy at a garage sale. It came … Continue reading

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