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]

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]

Deck the Halls

Christmas

It’s halfway through December, and it’s official…this girl is in the Christmas spirit! This week at school – as most of my classes are working on finishing projects – we listened to a lot of Christmas music. There’s really nothing better to brighten your day! We have all our Christmas[Read more]

Valentine’s Table Runner

Valentine's tablerunner

With all those Christmas decorations taken down, the apartment feels a bit empty. I want to jazz it up a bit for other holidays throughout the year. Here’s my latest project – A reversible table runner. I chose vintage looking fabrics that I though coordinated well. And to help them[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]