Golden Birthday Gift Basket

Today is my husband’s golden birthday, he is turning 27 on the 27th. Birthdays are pretty low key around here, we always celebrate but usually with dinner out, a cake, and a few presents. I wanted to do something fun for my husband because the golden birthday seemed special but he said he didn’t want a party or anything big. Read More…

March’s Jewelry Night

This is more of a message for those in the Portland area where I’m doing a craft/jewelry night once a month. But for my online friends I’ll post some instructions like I did with last months project. These are the projects we’ll be working on for this month’s jewelry night. It’s not so much the beads but it’s the design Read More…

Spring Blossom Earring and Necklace Set Tutorial

I remember when I first got back into jewelry a number of years ago, it was very unfamiliar territory. Up until then I had done a lot of jewelry and beading but it was as a youngin’ with needle and thread and it was a hobby put aside as I went into high school. After I had my son I Read More…

Another Baby Gift – Stuffed Baby Elephant

I have a streak of friends and family having girls over the past couple of months so I’ve been going crazy making stuff. I’m pretty sure my husband thinks I’m insane. Little girls are just so fun to make things for, especially when you live in a house full of boys. A friend of mine, having a girl, has chosen Read More…

Cute as Can be Baby Girl Shoes

These beauties were the next thing on my list of gifts to make for some of the babies girls. I’ve been drooling over tutorials for them for months. Let me start of by saying shoes are TRICKY. It took a bit of practice to get them just right and and so they were easy for me to make. I started Read More…

Easy Hair Bow Tutorial

I bet there are tons of people out there who already know all this stuff but I don’t, well, I didn’t. When I was prego with #2, before we found out the gender, I went hair bow crazy. I made TONS of them, in EVERY color you could imagine. “It’s a boy!” they said. So I packed all my hair Read More…

Flower Headband Tutorial

Growing up I was never much of a girly girl, preferring jeans and a t-shirt to anything with ruffles or flowers most of the way through high school. I never wore makeup and mostly put my hair in a pony tail. Then I went to collage. I don’t know why but I actually started wearing more feminine clothing and even Read More…