Fresh off the needles! A Plymouth Encore wool hoodie and it's perfectly roomy and warm and best of all - washable. It's finished and fits without a pattern, just some math! 🪡🧵🧶🐑
Been locked up for so long, started knitting for my booze! The pattern is the Wine Bottle Sweater by Karla Lockwood. The hats were made by casting on the neck count and just going from there. These are a fun project and people really enjoyed receiving them! Putting this one away for next fall While… Continue reading Wine Bottle Sweaters
This 35+ yr cross stitched piece was found in an old tub of fabric and it was time to do something nicer with it. The new blue fabric is a woven upholstery fabric and it looks much nicer, right? Merry Christmas!
No guests. No potlucks. No parties. Hoping the new year brings new hope for better things in 2021. We'll sure miss those we've lost and have a new appreciation for what we used to have. Merry everything! Here's a little christmas decor from around our house... An 80s cookie jar from eBay. Score! The festive… Continue reading A Quieter Christmas
Done in colored pencils by me at least 5 years ago, it was time to frame it. A large piece at @24", I went to a local framing shop to support small businesses during this time and was shocked by the cost. I've had things framed before, but this seemed unreal. Since my husband loves… Continue reading Framing is expensive
In an effort to hide my cleaning supplies, a curtain-closet was made. It wasn't working out though. A free (new in box) closet door was on Facebook marketplace and a crystal knob from Amazon years ago. Maybe she was giving away this door because it's very tall, taller than my entry door. It works for… Continue reading A broom closet
My favorite day of the week. The first day of the weekend when all things seem possible. First some rest, some tinkering, then along comes Sunday when I realize I didn't accomplish any of those things. But for now, it's still Saturday. Just a few photos to share. Shelves Cubbies Bric-a-brac Happy Saturday!
Painted recycled lightbulbs collected from years at our old home, and now this one, make great ornaments. These Grinch ones are fun to paint. The idea was on Pinterest years ago. People love to receive them and I can't think of a more appropriate mascot for 2020. Painting and hot gluing out in the shed.… Continue reading Grinches for Christmas
Found more great gnomes to rescue. I just love these faces! They've joined the rest of the gnomes out in the she shed. This is Billiam. This is Raytholomew. A few more photos... This one is great on his frog. Don't try this at home! The gnomes are taking over. Crickets too Gnomes snooze along… Continue reading More gnomes… Why not?
A few petite pumpkins for fall gift giving with one to my October-born middle boy. This adorable and free pattern found here. Great TV watching quick project from stash. I made 8 in a weekend, just couldn't stop. The minis are made with sock wool, then some larger with dk.