#the100dayproject 2021 starts today

  The 100 day project 2021 starts today and I am not ready. If you’ve never heard of it before, it’s a fun annual online art project where you choose a project  and commit to working on it every day for 100 days, while documenting it on Instagram using hashtag #The100DayProject. Every year I have started out strong and then fizzled… View Post

DIY: Friends peephole frame embroidered corner bookmark

I’ve been wanting to do a Friends peephole frame craft forever, especially one that could be shared with your friends. Enter the Friends corner bookmark – it’s quick, inexpensive, and you can add it to your favorite book and gift it to your bestie. Or for your Galentine’s Day crew as party favors. DIY: Friends peephole frame embroidered corner bookmark… View Post

Five last-minute Valentine’s Day projects

  Need some inspiration for a last minute Valentine’s Day sewing project?  Here are five adorable ideas to get your creative  juices flowing:             (Originally published in 2014; updated in 2020) View Post

DIY: embroidered slogan sweater

Have you noticed the embroidered slogan sweater trend taking off the past couple of months?  These sweaters, popularized by Lingua Franca, have been popping up everywhere on tv hosts and magazine covers. While beautifully made, some of these sweaters cost upwards of $400, out of reach for many of our budgets. I decided to make my own, using more affordable… View Post

Free printable – weekly meal planner

I don’t know about you, but I think meal planning is one of the most stressful things of the entire week.  On weeks where I don’t think ahead on Sunday and write out a meal plan, without fail there will be panic come late afternoon on Monday. What are we eating tonight? SO- here is the answer. A meal planning… View Post

#The100DayProject2020: Day 1 – 10

How is your 100 Day Project going? After narrowing down my project idea to making whatever I can using my existing supplies, the first 10 days went pretty well after an initial hiccup. Day 1: I pulled an almost finished Valentine’s Day hat out of my knitting basket and finished it. I don’t love the hat (it’s a little big)… View Post

10 ideas for your #The100DayProject

  When picking a project for your 100 day challenge, it can be really intimidating to decide what you think you can commit to for over 3 months.  The key is picking something that can be accomplished in a short amount of time, like 5-10 minutes a day. If you spend more time each day, great, but it’s not necessary.… View Post

Getting started on #The100DayProject

  This year’s #The100DayProject starts in one just one week! If you’ve never heard of it before, it’s a fun annual online art project where you choose a project (more on that later) and attempt to work on it every day for 100 days, while documenting it on Instagram using hashtag #The100DayProject. It’s SUPER LOW PRESSURE – I just want… View Post

Craft night: 15 fun project ideas for all skill levels

(*Updated 3/30/2020*  I originally wrote this post to give people ideas for fun craft night activities, but given the quarantine, these would all be good crafts to do while you’re home. Crafting is excellent for helping to calm an anxious mind.*) So you want to host a craft night, but have no idea what to make. It doesn’t have to… View Post