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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 […]

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- […]

My First Wood Project: The TV Stand

My First Wood Project: The TV Stand

Have you ever wanted to build something with your own hands that would last longer than IKEA furniture, be as cute as Pottery Barn, but not cost nearly as much? This TV stand/bookcase is the perfect project for you. This was my first ever wood […]

My First Amigurumi: The Crochet Lion

My First Amigurumi: The Crochet Lion

Take the leap with me from crocheting scarves and squares to animals and so much more. Follow these step by step instructions. If I can do it, so can you. It is actually easier than it sounds. It just takes practice and a little bit […]

The T-Shirt Quilt

The T-Shirt Quilt

Do any of you have tons of old t-shirts that you never wear but keep around for sentimental value? My husband and I had this problem with all our college t-shirts since we both went to Brigham Young University (BYU). The solution- the t-shirt quilt. […]