Holidays Archive

Easy Easter Basket Ideas for Crafty Kids

It’s great to use holidays to encourage creativity in your kids, and anything that fills up the basket without being candy can only be a good thing, so I thought I would share some

Sew a Paper Shamrock Garland for St. Patrick’s Day

Sometimes I know exactly what I want to do when an Iron Craft challenge is announced, and sometimes it takes me almost to the last minute to figure out what I want to do.

Knit Egg Cozy, or a Hat for a Plastic Easter Egg {Iron Craft}

Earlier this week I shared a post on Craft Gossip about a sweet little free knitting pattern for egg cozies that have bunny ears. Adorable, right? Someone on Facebook had the gall to comment

Review: The Year of the Sheep

The Chinese new year has begun, and while there’s some debate as to whether this is the Year of the Sheep or the Goat (or even the Ram), as a knitter I’m going with

Felt Envelope Filled with Love {Iron Craft Challenge}

This week’s Iron Craft challenge was to make something for someone you love. I had been making some crocheted hearts (from this super simple pattern from Repeat Crafter Me; it’s not her fault mine

Great Gifts at the Used Book Store

Fayetteville is blessed with one of the most amazing used book stores anywhere, the Dickson Street Book Shop. This place is spectacular, full of winding rooms stacked with floor-to-ceiling shelves, with books in piles

Getting My Holiday Together Like a Crafty Ninja, Part One

It’s not like we don’t see Christmas coming. It’s at the same time every year. It can’t possibly sneak up on us, and yet every year there’s the same mad dash to finish something