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Fresh off the needles: Melanie Berg’s Nangou Shawl

As a new knitter, I was looking for a simple project to work on that would boost my confidence by being easy, yet would still result in a beautiful piece of work when done. I found out about Melanie Berg on Ravelry. She makes…

September 14, 2016

Indigo Artbox: Art Projects Delivered

I want to tell you guys about Indigo Artbox! But first, I have to tell you that the extend of my drawing abilities is abysmal. So when Melissa, the founder of Indigo Artbox, contacted me about trying one of her boxes out, I admit,…

September 8, 2016

Yarn Along the Rockies 2016: My 3 Day Yarn Crawl

I spent 3 days last week “yarn crawling” to different yarn shops in the Denver area to participate in Yarn Along the Rockies! It was so much fun, I was quietly freaking out inside with excitement with every new yarn shop I made it to.…

August 29, 2016

Obsessed with: Crochet and Knit Kits

Seriously, who doesn’t love a kit, conveniently put together for you all in one neat little package, pattern and yarn? Here’s some kits that have caught my eye… 1. Nangou Shawl Kit | 2. Crochet Wrap Kit | 3. Berroco Delicata | 4. Logan Fingerless Mitts Crochet Yarn Kit | 5. Brooklyn Mitts…

May 24, 2016

Serious Craftsy Sale Happening

I just bought my very first knitting kit! Specifically this one in Rainbow… Casablanca Shawl Kit And two balls of Chunky Mochi. I love color changing yarns! Crystal Palace Chunky Mochi Yarn I won’t be making anything until my wrist pain goes away though.…

November 8, 2015
diy pom pom nursery mobile

DIY Pom Pom Nursery Mobile: A step-by-step tutorial

I knew I wanted to make as many of my own nursery decorations as I could (so far we have blackout drapes, pillows, blankets, and now this mobile). And once I realized how easy it is to make your own pom poms, I was set…

July 20, 2015
no sew black out drapes

DIY No Sew Blackout Drapes: The Final Reveal!

When we moved in to our house, we spent weeks sleeping in our bedroom without drapes and everyday we were up with the sun. That got old real quick so I got to work on these no-sew blackout drapes. I had my eye on…

September 30, 2014
my first yarn wall weaving

My first weaving

I was seeing so many beautiful weavings on Instagram and Pinterest lately and I had to give it a go and make one for myself. So I grabbed one of our hundreds of moving boxes, cut a big piece of cardboard off, made little…

September 17, 2014
summer hearts mandala

What’s on my hook: Summer Hearts Mandala

I love all of Wink’s mandala patterns and I think her Summer Hearts mandala is my fave. The grey line of surface crochet gives it a cool look I think.…

June 23, 2014
painted succulent pots

Painted succulent pots

We went to Lowe’s over Memorial Day weekend and they had the greatest selection of succulents (I find Lowe’s is better than Home Depot in regards to plants). And I’ve had another craft project on my to-do list which involved painting some pots. I…

June 4, 2014