Category Archives: Crafts

Vintage Christmas Quilt

Sewing Retreat

I just spent some very fun days with my best friend at a Sewing Retreat!  We went up to the cabin for a few days of S & S.  (Sewing and Shopping!)

We started out by driving up the canyon and it was just beautiful…the leaves are starting to turn colors and the weather was gorgeous!  We went to our new favorite quilt shop in Midway, Utah, called My Girlfriend’s Quilt Shoppe.  We got the fabric to start a new Vintage Christmas Quilt.  Vintage Christmas Quilt  Continue reading

tie dyed shirts

Vinyl and Tie Dyed Shirts

We have been busy at our house doing all kinds of fun crafts this summer.  A couple of the projects that we have done are Vinyl and Tie Dyed Shirts!  The kids have had so much fun with these and they were super easy to do!

I tended one extra granddaughter for a few days over the 4th of July Holiday, so we thought it would be fun to make these red shirts!
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Americana pom pom wreath

Americana Pom Pom Wreath

I finally put out all my summer and Americana stuff the other day with the help of a couple of my grandchildren.  But when we got all done we decided that we needed something for the front door and my granddaughter said…”Let’s make an Americana Pom Pom Wreath!”  So we went upstairs and found some yarn and started making this wreath:Americana pom pom wreath Continue reading

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Vintage Memorial Day Craft!

Happy Memorial Day everyone!  

I hope that you are having a great day!  I have a fun Vintage Memorial Day Craft to show you!  This is a fun project that you can do with the kids and you could leave it out all summer to show your patriotism!Vintage memorial day craft Continue reading

Wool Easter Pillow

Wool Applique Easter Pillow

I just finished a fun Wool Applique Easter Pillow.  I am kind of loving the wool applique and I am still working on my block of the month quilt top.  I only have 3 more blocks to go!!  So this Wool Applique Easter pillow was a no brainer and I took it with me on our little trip that we took to St. George last weekend. I worked on it while the kids were swimming and at night in our hotel room.Wool Easter Pillow Continue reading

pom pom garland and boquet

Pom Pom Garland and Bouquet

I got a new pom pom maker and my granddaughter and I have had a great time making this darling Pom pom Garland and Bouquet!  We each made a set of these and my granddaughter got the hang of it really fast and could do make up the pom poms lickety split!pom pom garland and boquet Continue reading

vintage valentine bags

Vintage Valentine Bags

I have a fun, last minute idea for those of you that are still looking for a Valentine idea…it is these darling Vintage Valentine Bags!  You can put a big Valentine cookie in it, some candies, popcorn, nuts or a fun little trinket!  They are the perfect size and they are super easy to make for those of you who are last minute like me!vintage valentine bags Continue reading

kid's mailboxes and writing station

Kid’s Mailboxes & Writing Station

Today I have a fun idea to help kids with their reading and writing…it is these                   Kid’s Mailboxes & Writing Station!

I tend a couple of my grandkids on a regular basis while my daughter works,and a few weeks ago my granddaughter told me that she wanted to make a mailbox, but not for Valentines day.  She wanted them to be for everyday.  

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burlap valentine wreath

Burlap and Lace Valentine Wreath

I have one more fun Valentine project to show you today…it is the darling Burlap and Lace Valentine Wreath!  My daughter wanted a wreath for her front door and this is what she came up with:burlap valentine wreath Continue reading