I found a great wreath idea on the Midwest Living site last year. It’s a spring wreath using an umbrella, but it gave me the idea to make a wreath from a stocking. My wreath is currently hanging out  on my fake ficus tree at work, but I’ll take it home when the office closes…

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A couple months ago, my sister asked me to make her a Christmas wreath.  So, we went down to Hobby Lobby and picked up a wreath, some decorative picks, and a few flowers.  I love the Hobby Lobby weekly sales.  We got a great price on everything. For most of the last month, all those…

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The Gibson County Extension Homemakers held their annual Achievement Day on Thursday May 3rd.  My club was in charge of the decorations.  Since the banquet is on a Thursday, I didn’t get to go.  Not all homemakers are stay at home – I have a job.  But the club did get together on Wednesday night…

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Over the last few weeks, the weather has been pretty nice most of the time, so I’ve not spent a lot of time inside the house crafting. If it was a sunny 82 degrees at your house, you wouldn’t either. But don’t worry, I have been working on a couple of projects. I’ve done a…

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As many of you know from my last post, I’m working on making some jewelry pieces from my grandmother’s peacock feathers.  I’m thrilled with how the pieces are coming together.  I got another 5 done, and due to several requests I’m posting photos here. Pharmacy Around The World online Trusted Pharmacy US Overnight Pharmacy online

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Peacocks are beautiful creatures, the male with it’s blue and green tail feathers spread wide.  When I was little, grama and grampa had a neighbor across the road who kept peacocks (and peahens).  One of my favorite memories was setting at a window watching the birds, when they came over to eat my grama’s flowers visit. …

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My sewing machine is broken!  Well… sort of broken.  The bobbin tension is officially so messed up that the threads unravel themselves.  It looks like I’ll be taking a trip down to Davco, afterall.  I was really hoping to be able to wait until after I got my quilt-top done to take it, but at…

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Ok, so today, I’m not really decorating my cat… just her collar, but the collar will make her decorative.  For this project all you need is a collar appropriate for your pet, and the stuff to make a fabric flower. For my flower, I started with a rolled center, which I covered in beads.  Since…

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Today’s craft project is brought to you by a whole lot of chains.  Well, not a WHOLE lot, just 3.  For this project, I stopped by the jewelry department at the craft store and picked up three legnths of chain, each different.  I brought them home and cut them to different legnths.  Once that was…

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