Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Tutorial:: Christmas Gifts For Her

Christmas can be a difficult time for finding the right gift for that hard person to buy for, or for the hostess that you really don't know that well. 

Monday, November 21, 2016

Stop! Read this Before You Decorate Your Tree

Warning Stop! Don't make the same mistake every year. Read this chart and take it with you to the tree trimming store and you should end up with a professionally decorated looking tree! If that is what you are looking for...

Have fun decorating your tree this year!

Friday, November 18, 2016

Take Heart, My Child

10 Thanksgiving Centerpieces that You Can't Kill

In my younger days, I worked for the best floral shop in San Leandro, CA. 

My Boss, was a very petite French Canadian woman called Marge. 
She once commented in the late 80's that no one celebrated
Thanksgiving like they used to, the orders for Thanksgiving
arrangements were down and spirituality it made her sad.
Thanksgiving is a time to stop and say thank you to God and your family.

Just say Thank You.

Let's Bring Thanksgiving back!


Thursday, October 27, 2016

Easy Last Minute Craft Halloween Projects

I am not sure if you remember or not but I have more desire than talent. I want to make beautiful crafts so I look for cute full proof crafts. I think that I found one.

Monday, October 24, 2016

Free Crochet Pattern

This is perfect for a baby blanket. I am sending the link so you can download the directions. Let me know if you make the blanket. 

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Winter Blanket by LillaBjorn Crochet

My Grandfather, Christopher Turner, owned Barron Woolen Mills and he made the best sweaters, coats, and blankets.
He made one for each of us and when I had to throw it away (due to overuse) 
I felt that I was loosing a part of my Grandfather. 

I want to make something that the my kids and grandchildren would pull
out of the closet and think of me!

I think that I found one!

 I am going to give you the link because there are several links to follow for the full pattern, Winter Blanket

Friday, October 7, 2016

Tutorial- Heirloom Pumpkins

Pumpkin Patch
Before I show you the picture of these amazing pumpkins I want to introduce to this blog and the artist. 

The blog is called So Much Better With Age and the Artist is Jamie Lundstrom. She is adorable and extremely talented. I am going to show you her wonderful pumpkins and if you want to know how how to make them please follow her click here

Friday, September 30, 2016

A Denim Pumpkin


I love things that are different and here is one that is different!

This idea came from one of my favorite blogs

Thursday, September 29, 2016

How to Upscale a Fabulous Fall Wreath

Time to get out your old wreaths. What do you find? You wonderful wreath has missing flowers, fruits and ribbons.

That is exactly what happens to me every time, because the glue loosens over time. Plus the wreath could use a little sprucing up.

Well, let's take a look at what I have done.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Granite Stitch Men's Scarf

Crochet for Fall Fashion

The wind is blustery with gray and white clouds streaming by my front porch. A lone leaf is tumbling down the sidewalk. It is a wonderful fall day. Football is on and all my children will be over for hamburgers and a great Browns game. I hope!

Crochet and knitting isn't your Mothers or Grandmother craft anymore. Designers are incorporating them into their designs. Let's take a look.

Monday, September 26, 2016

15 Halloween Earrings Easy to Make

I love the holidays--any holiday. So, let's make earrings for family and friends.

Fusion Beads have these wonderful kits you can buy and make some of these great earrings.
1. Witches Hat

Friday, September 23, 2016

15 Great Pumpkins with no skill needed!

Let's all
 it up!! 

Fall is upon us finally--the leaves haven't turned but there is a nip in the air
and the days are getting shorter.
As usual I am looking for projects that require heart more than talent & look what I came up with!!!

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Free--The Cutest Girls Bracelet

Have you ever wonder what to do with your daughter or grand daughter?

This bracelet is easy to make and fun!

Take a stormy day and make this Square Knot DIY Friendship Braceletg.

I couldn't get the video to play on the blog so I am sending the link.



The fun and colorful pattern in this macrame bracelet makes it an extremely wearable bracelet.

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Friday, August 19, 2016

17 Outrageous Wind Chimes

Summer isn't over just yet! There are many good days and nights, especially now that it is almost fall. There will be a nip in the air and sitting outside will be delightful. I am not a fan of heat and humidity, my hair doubles in size and it curls in some unnatural ways. I must say I love fall! I do hang out outside a bit more in the fall so I like to add a little color. Wind Chimes are a good way to add color and some of these are a work of art, so, let's take a look. Some of them you can use as inspiration and some you will just have to droll over on pinterest.

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