• Crafts,  House

    Window Trim and Curtains – Tips and How To (It’s a long one!)

    Happy New Year Everyone!  I can’t believe that it’s been two months since I finished the laundry room.  To be honest, between that project and the holidays I didn’t start the New Year off to a roaring start but took some much needed downtime to re-charge and finish up some necessary but boring tasks around here – which weren’t blog worthy but felt really good to finally check off the list!  I did take the time to fit in one bigger project and finished framing the windows in my morning room and added some new curtains so instead of just sharing the finished product I thought it might be helpful…

  • Crafts,  Knitting and Crochet

    Flowers for Josephine

    So since I have absolutely nothing else going on (do you hear the sarcasm?) I decided to take on one of the largest crotchet projects I’ve ever tried for my niece’s 2nd birthday.  Why you ask – well 1) I wanted to make her something special to celebrate her becoming such a big girl and 2) because I’m just plain crazy. I’ve had a few really cute things pinned to my crotchet board for a long time, so I took a second to browse and immediately knew that I wanted to make her this blanket because she just got her new big girl bed.So 2 1/2 weeks, 6 skeins of…