WIP Wednesday – Holiday Ornaments

In between playing tiny house and kitchen with Milli, I’ve been using up a some of my scrap Christmas fabric to make ornaments. I’ve done two different kinds so far – Christmas trees and fortune cookies. The Christmas trees are made from 4″ strips of fabric cut into triangles (one for each side), with twill…

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Handmade Ornaments

With the tiny human to take care of, I really don’t have a good way to do crafting projects at home.  My sewing space is in the basement and full of things that might be dangerous to Mil if I left her unattended, which if basically what I would be doing, if I did any…

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Decking the Halls

Call me Scrooge, but I kind of hate decorating for the holidays.  So many boxes to drag up the stairs, so much stuff to put out, and then a month later, I just have to pack it back up. Don’t get me wrong, homes that are decorated for Christmas are lovely. It’s just so much…

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Using Up Christmas Scraps

crazy quilt scrap ornaments

Once I finished up my Christmas Crazy Quilt last week, I realized that I had a ridiculous amount of scraps left over from that quilt, so I’m using up my scraps in the best way I know how – more crazy quilt goodness. To start, I was inspired by Margreet de Reus’s Christmas Mobile Ornaments…

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Christmas Decorating

It’s that time of year again, the ground has started turning white, the roads are covered in slush and people are ringing bells at all the local stores.  That means it’s time to decorate for Christmas — well, almost. Matt & I are getting a real tree again this year, and we are going to…

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Wedding Favors


I am trying to get caught up on all of the things, I’ve cooked and created in the last year, so for the foreseeable future, I plan to post at least one story for the recipes and crafts sections each day.  For my wedding my family and I made home-made ornaments. We started with cookie…

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