Category Archives: DIY

DIY Hat Manikin

Looking for a fun and inexpensive way to display your hat? I have lots of knit hats and It’s fun to admire them even when the weather is warm. I’ve thought about purchasing a manikin head, but they are fairly … Continue reading

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Making a “Boy” American Girl Doll

If you have followed my blog, then you are aware that I now have a Grandson. He’s almost a year and a half now. He is my main excuse for the shortage of posts. That boy can keep me busy … Continue reading

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DIY Dryer Balls

These days it makes sense to look for ways to save on household bills. One way to lower your energy bill is to add these colorful Wool Dryer Balls to your dry cycle when doing laundry. These simple tennis ball … Continue reading

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Easter Photos – better late than never…

OK, OK, I know I’m late in getting these posted. But in my defense, we did take them Easter morning. And then it was time to enjoy the day, not sit at the computer. Anyway I want to share more … Continue reading

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This Craftsy Class was Fun!

I’ve been wanting to learn how to crochet for some time now…and I like to make toys… So when I saw this Craftsy Class go on sale over the weekend, I had to take it. And I’m glad I did! … Continue reading

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Mariah is Here!

My new children’s book “Mariah” is here! I’m very exited to announce my 1st book publishing. And just in time for Christmas! It’s been a long journey. It began years ago with my drawings and has evolved into a beautiful … Continue reading

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Drawstring Knitting Bag Tutorial

As I mentioned the other day, some friends and I went on a day trip to check out some quilt shops during the Row By Row Experience. I, of course, came home with some fabric! I wasn’t sure at the … Continue reading

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Summer Sunflowers

I love summer. Everything seems to slow down to an almost manageable pace. The other day while out exploring with a friend (we were looking for new quilt shops!), we came upon an entire field of Sunflowers. What a fabulous … Continue reading

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How to Dye Mottled Yarn

I dyed some yarn a couple days ago. It’s going to be used on a new shawl pattern that I’m writing. I don’t like variegated yarns on lace shawls. I think it muddles the lace work and let’s face it, … Continue reading

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Play Day Park Set for Baby

I have been working on some gifts for my Grandbaby To Be. The baby is due the beginning of July. I made this cute Play Set for it ( I have to say “it” because we don’t know the sex). … Continue reading

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