Weather Blanket Progress

The last time I wrote about my weather blanket, I had just found the yarn I wanted to use for my corners.  None of my squares had been put together at the time, because the first two rows would be incomplete without those pieces.  Since then, I’ve had an explosion of progress.  I’m still not…

Weather Blanket 2016

I’m working on a project that will take all year to finish. The big crafting trend this year is Weather Blankets (or scarves if you don’t want to go too big). What’s a Weather Blanket? First, choose a craft; knitting, crocheting, and quilting are all popular choices. Next, decide on a pattern that allows 366…

Happy Face Basket

With an abundance of fresh, clean washcloths and a big wooden basket, I had an idea for the perfect daily routine.  Every day, when it’s time to wash my face, I pull out a clean washcloth, and when I’m finished with that, I dig into a bag of cotton balls for my toner.  This week,…

DIY Crayon Lipstick!

I love crayons!  I typically have a large collection of them on hand, but I hate to break up a set, so I decided to replace my okay box of crayons with an EVEN MORE COMPLETE SET just so I could play around with the current hot DIY project.  My old box of crayons is…

Long and Short

This weekend, instead of trying to catch up on two weeks worth of NaNoWriMo, I decided to focus my efforts on an even older project that was near completion.  I’ve been working on this jumbo scarf/wrap thing since sometime in August…last year.  I got about half of it done before NaNo, then I put it…