Crazy Check Placemat Pattern Download is Now Available!

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As I shared on Monday, I absolutely love adding new things to my home to make it feel more welcoming. These Crazy Check Placemats will be sure to brighten up my dining room table! This pattern is easy and fun! If you’ve mastered the knit and purl stitches, then this[Read more]

Funky New Knit Pattern Available as FREE Download this Week!

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I’m always looking for ways to spruce up my little apartment. I want to make it feel more homey and inviting. This could look like a flower arrangement on the coffee table, a new shelf on the wall, or a cuddly blanket thrown over a chair for easy access. I’ve[Read more]

Colorful Scarf to Keep the Chill Away

Scarf - Lichen Pattern by Larissa Brown, Knitted by Grace Elizabeth's

I popped into one of our local yarn shops a while back to get some inspiration and was not disappointed.  As I roamed around the quaint establishment, seeing and touching the bundles of soft yarn I spotted a beautiful flowing scarf.  The beginning of summer seamed like an odd time to[Read more]

My First Crochet Pattern Coming Soon: Fun in the Sun Hat

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I absolutely love projects that I can take with me on the road! My husband and I find ourselves driving a lot for our job with The Navigators, so I enjoy bringing needlecraft projects along to keep me busy. We are blessed to be spending this summer in Florida, which[Read more]

How to Pack for 2 Months Away from Home

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Not very often does one get the chance to leave home for over 2 months at a time, transplant oneself from Nebraska to Florida, and all for the sake of the Gospel. Well my husband John and I will be doing just that. We will be spending our summer investing[Read more]

Project Life: Puerto Rico Album

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We recently returned from a much needed vacation to Puerto Rico. A lot of “first time’s” for us on this trip. We had so much fun! I was so excited to start scraping memories from the trip, I actually started on the plane on our way home! Here are a[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]

I’m not crazy… just trusting

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People say I’m crazy. They say they would never dream of doing what I’m doing. Raising support for a short-term missions trip scares people, so raising an entire year’s budget to be on staff full-time with a ministry is just terrifying! I wouldn’t say I’m crazy, but I certainly am[Read more]