Infinity Scarf DIY {On the Hook}

I love mustard. Not the condiment, the color. Well, no, I like the condiment too but this isn’t a food post. That’s coming on Thursday, so stick around. Hint: it involves potatoes, corn and shrimp… Anyway, back to the scarf, I’ve been seeing mustard colored clothing and accessories everywhere, yet it was lacking in my [...]

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Retro Baby Blanket {On the Hook}

I’ve spent the last few months working on this baby blanket. Not steady work, just off and on when I haven’t felt like doing much of anything else. You know those days, when you need to do something but you don’t want to think too much or too hard? The blanket is for a young [...]

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Yarn Along

I enjoy crocheting.  I find it therapeutic.  I think I’ve said this before…  But I also love the idea of taking a ball of yarn and turning it into something ~ a cozy scarf, a colorful flower, a snuggly blanket…  Wearing something that I made with my own two hands brings me joy and a [...]

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Yarn Along

This morning when I woke up the air was crisp, I welcome break from the triple degree weather we had when we first moved here and the high 90s that have dogged us for the last few weeks.  Can you tell I’m a sweater weather girl?  I love my cardis, so warm and cozy, they [...]

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Crochet Basics

One of my big projects for this year has been my blankets for Project Linus. I’ve written about the various blankets that I’ve made and I’ve posted many pictures of the blankets in their different stages of completion. So I was pretty excited to find out that people are actually paying attention and enjoying my [...]

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And a Dress Becomes Wall Art

I guess it’s obvious by now that I love to decorate. For the past few weeks, I’ve been working on the entry way (I’ve been told that it is actually a “mud room“) from the garage into my house ~ the room is basically a pass through that no one really uses but it still [...]

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Creative Self Discovery

Growing up, I was an artsy kid. My dad was a talented artist and I like to think that I inherited my creativity from him. I used to decorate envelopes with elaborate drawings ~ some were abstract, a few were of every day scenes. My mother loved receiving letters from me, she would decorate her [...]

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