trees that inspire monster drawings
When I walk the neighborhood, I can’t help but notice the faces that appear on trees where limbs have been removed. Observing the many and varied tree faces inspired me to create this kid’s watercolor art project. Hey mom and dad, take the kids out for a walk to snap pictures of trees that have faces, and …
Beginner Knitting Baby Blanket
To gain knitting mastery, it’s important to repeat basic knitting stitches over and over. This beginner knitting blanket pattern will help new knitters increase their dexterity with needles, and the repetition of foundation stitches will make the next project so much easier. Other good things about this pattern is gauge isn’t important and almost any …
plant lettuce in a wheelbarrow
I decided to plant a garden in a wheelbarrow! If you’re someone who gardens, I bet you have an old wheelbarrow sitting in the shed or garage. Put it to use. It’s so easy to create a garden to grow edible greens. Materials required: Drill and drill bit that makes quarter-sized holes Screen (like the …
Projects with Cricut Machine
I was fortunate to be asked to the preview before the Grand Opening of the new Michaels store in Frisco. It was an event for local area crafts bloggers. About twelve of us got to enjoy the preview and learn how to use the new Cricut Explore Air, an electronic cutting machine with wireless capability. …
Make a Wine Cork Wreath
Don’t throw away those wine corks! There are plenty of projects which call for wine corks, including a wine cork wreath. It’s easy to make one of these. Wreath size can vary – it depends on the embroidery hoop size and the number of corks you have on hand. Required materials for this project: Wine …
Knitting Pattern Raglan Cardigan
When you really like a knitting pattern, it’s crazy to only knit it once. This is my second time to knit a raglan cardigan from the top down. The first time I knit this pattern was about two years ago. This time, the gauge is far better, even though I used the same type of …
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