Crafts | Crochet Projects

Crochet | Sparkly Purple Fancy Fingerless Gloves

Pattern: Fingerless Gloves Size: One size Hook: D3 (3.25 mm) Yarn: Red Heart Stardust Source: “Under My Thumb Gloves” from Crochet Today (Jan/Feb 2012) These pretty fingerless gloves are yet another long-overdue project I started–over a year ago! My first pair of these amazing fingerless glove are posted here: It’s been so fun getting…


Mini Photo Album

I made this mini photo album for a coworker’s baby shower. The card is 6 x 6 (6 x 12 folded in half) and photo pages are 10 x 10, quartered. I’ll upload a template if anyone is interested.


A Little Craftiness: Journals and Greeting Card Boxes

While on my sewing hiatus, my attention turned to paper crafting. A friend let me borrow her spiral punch to make journal covers. I punched the cardstock’s long edge, decorated the front, and glued the cover to the front of the journal. The results are cute, personalized journals, perfect for recording thoughts and creativity. Have…


Card Blitz–I’m Feeling the Rose Stamp!

I caught the card making bug and have been compelled to stamp away. See, this what happens when I make cards–total and utter chaos! LOL! That’s why I don’t do it often. I just get overwhelmed with all the stuff! This card is for a friend whose birthday is coming up. I copied this right…

Crafts | Pattern Reviews

Review | Amy Butler Sweet Greetings Portfolio

Pattern Description: Amy Butler Sweet Greetings Portfolio, “Designed to hold Amy’s paper crafting projects inside. Perfect for organizing your cards, gift tags, and other paper crafts.” This pattern can be downloaded for free. Pattern Sizing: Large, 7.5″ x 11″; small, 7″ x 5.5″ Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you…


Snow and Cardmaking Frenzy

It snowed today in North Carolina, and Raleigh got 4-6 inches of the white stuff! I was actually thinking about driving 20 miles to my job in Durham this morning, and then common sense kicked in. I took a vacation day, took some pictures of the snow, watched the inauguration of President Barack Obama (raises…