Monday, October 22, 2012

Notebook Cross Stitch Message - How Tuesday


A fun and easy cross stitch tutorial for beginners. This would make a sweet little handmade gift, with a personal message, or would be perfect to hang in a children's room. 

Monday, October 15, 2012

Scratch Art Nails - How Tuesday

Scratch Art Manicure




Here's a fun tutorial for a bold mani that will brighten your day. 

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Weekend Update - Fall is in the air!

We had some seriously gorgeous weather this weekend. I took advantage of it and headed outside to shoot some photos of some of my most recent creations. They're up on Etsy, and I'd love for you to take a look! 

Here's a sample of some of the new scarves and cowls I've been working on:








 *A million thanks to my model, Jessie. She's the best!



Monday, October 8, 2012

2 Ingredient Homemade Vanilla Extract

 How to make homemade vanilla extract with vodka. 



I'm always on the lookout for inexpensive Christmas presents that I can create in bulk, but still are unique and have a personalized touch. One year my mom and I made rice-filled heat packs for many of our friends. It was so time consuming but so, so rewarding! When I came across this idea, I knew I had to try it.

I know some of you are nowhere near Christmas mode- I know I'm hardly thinking about it yet! But this is one of those projects that would be good to start now, because the longer it sits, the better it gets!