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12 New Skills in 2018

12 New Skills in 2018

This month was my 26th birthday. To celebrate another trip around this sun this year, I’ve decided to learn/try 12 new skills by doing one per month for the year until I turn 27. I in no way plan to become an expert in any […]

Make Your Own Cross Stitch Family Portrait

Make Your Own Cross Stitch Family Portrait

As the holiday season approached I was trying to think of the perfect gift for my mother and mother-in-law. The older I get, the harder it seems to find gifts for people that can already buy anything they want themselves. I had come across pictures […]

Engage: My One Little Word For 2018

Engage: My One Little Word For 2018

I don’t know how many of you are familiar with Ali Edward’s post about choosing one little word to focus on for the year. I’ve seen this done the last couple of years, but never chose one for myself. That is until this year. My […]

DIY Christmas Tree Skirt with Pom-Poms!

DIY Christmas Tree Skirt with Pom-Poms!

Christmas tree skirts. The one thing you wish you had when Christmas decorating begins, but by that time it is normally too much work to make one yourself. However, this tree skirt is easy, cute and quick! Materials: Christmas Fabric 2 yards of red 4 […]

Knitting My First Sweater

Knitting My First Sweater

  It starts raining and getting cold come September in Seattle which makes it the perfect weather to knit by a fireplace watching Hallmark movies. I have always wanted to knit a sweater but I knew it was a large undertaking. I have only ever […]

Canvas Photo Transfer

Canvas Photo Transfer

The first time I learned how to transfer photos onto canvas, I was in high school. It made such an easy, personalized gift that I started making them for all my friends on their birthday. I would go to Aaron Brothers when they had their […]

Crocheting a Purse from Rope…Good Idea or Not?

Crocheting a Purse from Rope…Good Idea or Not?

So the other day I saw this pin on pinterest about a beautiful crochet purse and I thought to myself, “I can make that.” If I can make it, so can you. Below are the directions to do so, but let me tell you something […]

Create Your Own Travel Tracking Map!

Create Your Own Travel Tracking Map!

Just like me you have probably seen several creative ways to keep track of all your travels on pinterest. I decided to combine all the things I liked about each of them and make my own travel map! This one is of the entire world […]

Which Memory Keeping Method is Best For Me?

Which Memory Keeping Method is Best For Me?

Memory keeping or scrapbooking can seem like a very daunting task to anyone. However, I think we can all agree that getting pictures off our phones and into something everyone can enjoy is never a bad idea. Over the years, I’ve used various methods so […]

How to Make Your Own Necklaces from Buttons!

How to Make Your Own Necklaces from Buttons!

Do you collect spare buttons that come with shirts but end up doing nothing with them? Did you find a cool jar of buttons at your grandma’s house? Do you like statement necklaces? If any of these apply to you, this is the perfect craft- […]