Archive | June, 2012

Easy Peasy Lemon Bars Recipe

 Easy Peasy Lemon Bars Recipe It’s not often that I turn on the oven in summer but my husband has been working really hard lately and I wanted to do something extra special for him. He loves almost anything LEMON. So I quickly baked up a batch of my Easy Peasy Lemon Bars and even […]

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The Power of Intention: Make a Miniature Felt Bag to Help You Focus

    The Power of Intention What is “Intention”? Intention is focused thinking on what you want – as opposed to what you don’t want. The opposite of worry. Worrying is like praying for what you DON’T want. Intention is praying, thinking about and concentrating on what you DO want. Setting intention is a powerful […]

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How To Make Earrings With Pressed Pennies

      Back in the beginning of May my husband and I took a little trip to Disney World that I dubbed our “Empty Nest Trip“. I didn’t go out of my way to hunt down the machines that pressed pennies but I knew I wanted a few to possibly make a project or […]

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2 Hole Punching Tools for Metal

    If you’re really into your crafts you’ll probably need hole punching tools for metal. It really doesn’t matter what kind of crafting you do. Eventually, you might want to add some kind of metal embellishment to your work and might mean punching a hole in it. I remember when the Crop-a-Dile first came […]

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Do You Want to See More Crafting Shows on Television? {Craft Wars-TLC}

  Over the last couple of years I’ve heard over and over crafters lamenting because there are so few craft shows on television these days. It really is a sad state of affairs. My husband works in video/television so I know some of the back story behind the missing craft shows, and while I understand […]

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Ebracing Changes in Life - Winter

Inspiration Sunday – Embracing Change

  It’s been over a year now that I quit my day job to work on my own business. Actually a year on April 5th. I gave up a full time creative job, with paid vacation, paid holidays and benefits. I loved it and I hated it all at the same time. I know that […]

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Thrifting Thursday – This Weeks Haul

  This past week was a good one for me. Not because I found anything really MAJOR but I did find clothes. Finding clothes for a big girl at the thrift store isn’t easy, let me tell you but I did find three tops for less than $15. AND two of them still had tags. […]

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Summer Flowers Gratitude Flag – Mixed Media Fabric Collage with Jacquard

    It’s official. It’s summer.The longest day of the year has come and gone. They only get shorter now so soak up all those rays while you can! Did you know that the Summer Solstice was a day early this year because of Leap Day? It kind of caught me by surprise coming a […]

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