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10 snow day activities

10 cozy snow day activities

It’s a snow day! You’ve finished shoveling, poured yourself a hot cocoa, and now you’re ready to settle in an enjoy a cozy afternoon.  Here are 10 ideas for DIY’s, movies, and more: 1 – clean out your closet and find an old sweater to cut up and make into a new hat or mittens.   […] Read more…

valentine felt hearts garland in gray, white, and red, hanging above a fireplace.

DIY Valentine’s Day Felt Heart Garland

Instead of traditional red and pink Valentine’s Day decorations, this year I wanted to decorate using materials that were more natural, textured, and well, subtle.  Inspired by the natural wool colors in my pom-pom wreath, I decided to DIY this felt heart garland for the fireplace. It’s a super easy and inexpensive project (materials cost […] Read more…

10 crafts made with recycled sweaters

10 crafts made from recycled sweaters

By now we’ve all seen Bernie’s mittens, famously crafted out of a recycled sweater by Jen Ellis.  Suddenly, look a like mitten patterns are everywhere, but there is so much more that can be made from versatile, upcycled sweater wool.  Felting is a simple process that can be done in your washing machine, and causes […] Read more…

#the100dayproject 2021 starts today

#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 […] Read more…

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 […] Read more…

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