Category Archives: Christmas Crafting

As someone who makes most of the Christmas gifts I give out, getting ready for Christmas is a year long process.

Happy New Year!

Hello and Happy New Year to you all! I hope you enjoyed your holidays and that 2013 is treating you kindly so far. As for me, I am really happy to see the last of 2012. While there were definitely … Continue reading

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Black Friday Extravaganza!

Hi all! I hope everyone had an excellent Thanksgiving! I had a wonderful holiday, surrounded by family and a ton of food (sooooo full!). So now, as we head into the official Christmas season, I have been crafting up a storm! … Continue reading

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Just a little frantic

I don’t know how this happened but Thanksgiving is less than a week away. Despite the fact that I start ridiculously early and work steadily throughout the year, I am not done with my Christmas crafting or shopping and that … Continue reading

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Look What I Made: Americana Throw Blanket

A few months back, my 10-year-old nephew, Joey, asked me to knit him a blanket, specifically he wanted a red, white and blue blanket. (Because he was born on the 4th of July, those are his colors). So I decided to … Continue reading

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Look What I Made: Flower and Butterfly Charm Necklace

Another Christmas gift done. This one is for my husband’s cousin’s 7-year-old daughter, Leah. I was told that she is in her “girly phase” so I thought a daisy charm and a small butterfly made in bright pink Swarovski crystal … Continue reading

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Making Progress on the Christmas List

I have been so absorbed with the store and with school that I have been neglecting my Christmas crafting list shamefully. I know a lot of people don’t start their Christmas shopping until much later than this but I am … Continue reading

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Look What I Made: Celtic Obsidian Bracelet

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Ruffle Scarf

I finished making my mother-in-law’s Christmas gift last night. (This brings us to 22 presents done! *does a little  “I’m-going-to-be-watching-The-Charlie-Brown-Christmas-Special-and-drinking-hot-coco-while-everyone-else-I-know-is-going-to-a-crowded-mall-this-December” dance*). I made her a ruffled scarf out of Katia Ronda yarn. I made it because my MIL can rock … Continue reading

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Look! Beads!

I FINALLY have gotten the opportunity to get back into beading and jewelry design. For my birthday, my hubby treated me to a beading supply shopping spree and I was able to pick up some of the components I needed … Continue reading

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Flower Fairies

I can cross four more Christmas gifts off my list. Originally, the plan was for me to knit these adorable little fairy dolls for my three youngest nieces.  I also found some fairy doll furniture: a living room and a kitchen / … Continue reading

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