5 Graduate Gifts They Will Love

Houndstooth Blanket by Grace Elizabeths

Along with spring comes graduations.  We are always pleasantly surprised at the graduation announcements and reception invitations we receive each year.  Those joyful young children are now young men and women ready to embark on a new adventure. My how time flies. Now for some thoughts on graduate gifts. Here is[Read more]

A gift 12 years in the making

Cross-stitch Humming Bird Coaster - Grace Elizabeth's

Since getting married this past fall, I’ve kind of taken a hiatus from blogging. But thankfully not from crafting! I’ve actually picked up the pace and tackled projects I never thought I could. I’ve also discovered some unfinished projects, as well as the beginnings of a breeding stash of yarn[Read more]

Self-Binding Receiving Blanket

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A friend showed me this cute and quick way of making a self-binding receiving blanket over Christmas Break.  I have been thinking I NEED to try it ever since. Because several people I know are having babies, I thought these would make a cute handmade gift. I love giving something[Read more]

Tip Tuesday: Ceiling Fans and Baking Pans

Photo: Hope Paige Medical ID Marketplace (Google+)

Quick, useful tips is what this day is all about.  Here are a couple of tips I came across on my Google+ stream. Tip #1: Use tension curtain rods as pantry dividers to make it easier to access baking sheets & cutting boards. This is brilliant!  Years ago I bought[Read more]

Christmas is Less than a Week Away!

Christmas

Now that we are down to the final days, it is time to get all that present wrapping done! I spent the day wrapping the presents I have for others as well as my parents’ gifts for the family. (I have known what almost everyone in my family is receiving[Read more]

Wedding Pillowcases

Embroidered Wedding Pillowcases

It is always such a joy to receive wedding invitations to friends or family weddings.  Marriage is such a blessed event.  I used to dread the task of looking for that special gift but no longer.  More often than not I now hand make embroidered, satin pillowcases for the bride[Read more]