Manly Scarf Just in Time for Autumn Knitting

ManlyScarfFeature

Ever since I first learned how to knit, scarves have been my go-to project. They’re pretty straight forward to make, have a purpose, and are fun to wear or give away! Though I’ve definitely made more scarves than I have fingers on my hands, I can honestly say that I’ve[Read more]

Pallet Christmas Wall Hanging

pallet tree @ graceelizabeths.com

Last holiday season I fell in love with this wall hanging I found on Etsy. And I used it as inspiration for my own version. In the shop at the farm, I found a junk pallet that was lying around. I sweet talked my husband into taking the board apart[Read more]

An Attitude of Gratitude

An Attitude of Gratitude

The now-extended Nelsen clan joined together yesterday not just for the delicious home-cooked food, but for family fellowship. Dad gathered us together in the morning, between table-setting and food-prepping, for a family devotion centered on the attitude of gratitude. After a brief history lesson behind misconceptions of the holiday itself,[Read more]

Menu Monday: Easter Dinner

Lamb Cake Grace Elizabeth's

When I put together a holiday menu I think of several things. Are there any traditions to include What did we have last year What can I do to make it special and yummy OK, we don’t have any “traditions” for Easter dinner that I have to include, I don’t[Read more]

Sorority Girl – Handmade Valentine’s Cards – Confetti Hearts

DIY Valentine Cards

I may have been a bit over ambitious when I agreed to make three different types of cards this Valentine’s Day (Follow these links to look at the hand stamped and scripture focused Valentine’s cards!). Now that V-Week has arrived, I am not finding myself very motivated to complete this[Read more]

Sorority Girl – Handmade Valentine’s Cards – Scripture Focused

DIY Valentine Cards

As promised, here is another idea for Valentine’s Day cards from this Sorority Girl! This one is less of a tutorial and more of an idea starter. The inspiration began when I found an image of a card with red flowers and the following Bible verses printed on them. I really loved[Read more]

Sorority Girl – Hand Stamped Valentine’s Cards

DIY Valentine Cards

My favorite part about Valentine’s Day has always been the heartfelt cards received from friends and family. No matter whether they were homemade or store-bought, it was the thought that counted. It’s been awhile since I’ve made any Valentines myself, so this year I thought I’d make up for lost[Read more]

3D Embroidered Monogram

3D Embroidery Initial

When I was looking for gifts to make for my family this Christmas, I came across this idea to make a monogram on canvas using embroidery thread. I thought the 3D look would be pretty cool, but I never realized how long it would take me to make three of[Read more]