Category Archives: craft

Wrap It Up! Gift Packaging

Posted 4 years ago

This simple gift wrap idea takes minimal time and looks great! using basic white or craft paper gift bags from the dollar store, some stamps and basic acrylic craft paint. Generally I prefer to wrap gifts in paper as it is funner to wrap and I like the look better, BUT sometimes you need a bag to […]

Into The Darkness

Posted 4 years ago

I have accepted that my husband is a Trek geek. I accepted that when we met, took it as a passing note. Over the years I have learnt the depth of that darkness. He knows more about Star Trek than anyone I have ever met. If I, for some unknown reason, had ANY question related […]

Birthday Rainbow Bunting DIY

Posted 4 years ago

OK so it just under 5 months till my big girls 3rd birthday so obviously i am deep in planning diy mode. Yea I’m that crazy person. Nice to meet you. I have settled on a rainbow birthday  but mostly just rainbow colours. Rainbow cake, and cookies, rainbow flowers and doilies.  I have started with a simple and […]

Valentines Tea for Two

Posted 4 years ago

So all us Pinners out there have seen it. The DIY painted porcelain projects that look so good just using a marker. simple, good looking, great gift. Well here it is one step further.  this design was inspired from looking at Martha Stewart’s Version and made this pair for my husbands Grandparents for Christmas, but this would make a lovely valentines gift.  […]

Loving Lavender DIY GIfts

Posted 4 years ago

Another Post that is a look into my holiday gift giving. So to all my friends and family that read the blog (Hi Laura!) Christmas isn’t going to be much of a surprise. Half of my Christmas Gifts is for those Lovin Lavender. Bath Bombs, Scented Bath Salts, and scented sachets.  For a how to on the bath […]

Simple Halloween

Posted 5 years ago

OK so I know that a really good blogger would have had their Halloween costume post up 2 weeks to a month ahead of Halloween and would have some really great photos of their kids in said costume. I am not a really good blogger.  My mom and I decided to go out together for Halloween with the […]

A Tutu or Two

Posted 5 years ago

SO i decided to make a little newborn tutu for when this baby will have her newborn photos. I had seen some YouTube Videos on making no sew tutu using elastic, and using a crochet headband. So I decided to give it a try and off to Etsy I went in search of rolls of tulle. I found Dana’s […]

Knitted Baby Booties

Posted 5 years ago

So Again with the knitting. I promise I wont be turning this into a knitting blog any time soon I am just so fixated on it right now its all I seem to do much to the chagrin of my husband. Probably because I can do it easily enough on the couch with out having to move. Right now […]

Crafting Fail – Homemade Modeling Clay

Posted 5 years ago

So I have had one craft on the books to do for some time now (like 6+ months) but have never tackled it. I wanted to make a homemade clay bowl which I am gonna paint all fancy like and use it for keys on the front credenza. I purchased some air dry clay from Michales. My […]

3 Stitch Knit Scarf

Posted 5 years ago

Today I knit a scarf. It wasn’t too hard given its only 3 stitches per row. I have had this yarn for probably close to 2 years. I have no idea the company, the yarn, the car instructions. Nothing. Labels are gone. I started it and wasn’t loving it so I stopped. Today I decided to pull it back […]

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