Christmas Crafting

DIY Bracelets

~”Oh the weather outside is frightful but craft time is so delightful!”~ When we are not preparing the holiday meals, us Nelsen’s enjoy some crafting during Christmastime. This year Alex brought some beadwork with her so that we could all make bracelets together.  Initially, we thought we would just be[Read more]

Wedding Edition: Tissue Paper

Wedding Edition: Tissue poms

I have begun the slow process of tissue paper pom-poms. I am almost done with my centerpieces! I don’t have ALL of the pom-poms complete but I do have the majority of the table poms ready for the week of. I am only 105 days away from the big day![Read more]

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.

Some of my favorite summertime memories revolve around the campfire.  From singings songs at camp to toasting s’mores in the backyard, a campfire always brings people together.  This summer KidZone – Kearney Area Children’s Museum is once again providing an assortment of fun day camps for kids ages 4-7.  Even[Read more]

Valentine’s Day Wreath

Valentine Wreath

Valentine’s Day is 1 month away! I’ve noticed that wreaths are very popular these days and decided to jump on the band wagon. Here’s my version of a Valentine’s wreath. It even coordinates with the table runner in my post yesterday! Here’s how I made it – Supplies: 12″ Styrofoam[Read more]

9 Handmade Scarves

Scarf

From all of us at Grace Elizabeth’s I would like to say “Happy New Year!”  A new year always gives me the sense that I can start over, start fresh and enjoy looking to the future and all the good things to come. On a recent trip to the quilting[Read more]

Happy Birthday, Justin!

Justin's Teddy Bear

As I have mentioned before, my roommate’s son is turning the big “1” today! It has been amazing to see him change over the past year.  I have loved watching him grow up under my nose during the last six months that I have lived with him.  He has truly[Read more]

Etsy Obsessed

Hey there! Some of you might have noticed, but I missed posting last week. I have been crazy busy lately. But I’m here now…so here we go! I thought that I would blog about Etsy today. Some of you may be familiar with it…and that’s great! For those of you[Read more]