Throwback Thursday: Pantone Color of the Year

Pantone color of the year for 3 years

Throwback Thursday highlights a post from years past that we think you might enjoy! This post about the Pantone Color of the Year 2013 originally made its debut on Grace Elizabeth’s on Jan 10, 2013.  I’m a little behind on reporting Pantone’s “Color of the Year” for 2015.  I was reminded[Read more]

Yarn Stash Buster

Yarn Stash Busters:  New blog post series at www.graceelizabeths.com

Do you have a Yarn Stash or are you a great Yarn Stash Buster?  I didn’t think I had a stash until I took an honest look at my closet.  I have always prided myself in not buying any supply unless I had a project in mind.  I have never (ok[Read more]

Throwback Thursday: Campfire Fun

Once all of your rocks are done (I think we counted 14 or so rocks of varying sizes), then you are ready to sew your rocks into a circle.  By sewing them together, you will save yourself a lot of trouble when pulling it out to play.  I just connected them by stitching them together end to end.  And then you are finished and ready to gather around your campfire for story time.

Throwback Thursday highlights a post from years past that we think you might enjoy! This post originally made its debut on Grace Elizabeth’s on May 14, 2012.  Some of my favorite summertime memories revolve around the campfire.  From singing songs at camp to toasting s’mores in the backyard, a campfire always[Read more]

Afghan Warmth

Houndstooth Afghan Pattern by Grace Elizabeth's www.graceelizabeths.com

How many of you work on multiple projects simultaneously?  Sometimes that is called procrastination but in this case I worked on two afghans at the same time out of necessity (to keep me sane).  Afghans take time and doing the same pattern for hours can get a bit boring, so[Read more]

College Bound: Embroidered Washcloths

Embroideried wash cloths by www.GraceElizabeths.com

How many of you are sending off a child to college this fall?  I actually made these embroidered washcloths as graduation gifts but they are a great idea for you to decorate your son’s or daughter’s bath linens before they head off to school this fall.  I purchased the simple[Read more]

Knitting a Summer Tank

A Sunny Days Tank - Front

Summer and knitting – do they go together?  Well they do if you plan on knitting something to keep cool in these hot humid summer days.  Each summer I like to knit at least one item that I can wear to keep cool.  This year I chose a pattern by[Read more]

DIY Stenciled Canisters

DIY Stenciled Canisters

As my husband and I continue to settle into our apartment, I keep finding more small projects to do. For today, I finally finished my dry ingredient canisters. You can find the “cracker jars” at Walmart. I think they are very functional and look great! For now, I only needed[Read more]

First Steps

First Socks - Self-Striping

Just as a baby takes his or her first steps, crafters take their first steps in the creative world.  And like a toddler falling over and over eventually learns to navigate with their new mode of transportation, a crafter learns by making mistakes over and over until eventually she masters[Read more]