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Putting Together a Craft Room Inspiration Board

My husband and I moved into our current apartment about a year and a half ago. It’s a cozy, two bedroom with enough space to cram 15 teenagers into our living room for summer Bible study. Maybe not comfortably, but we make it work! Out of the three places we[Read more]

Baby Booties: An Experimentation with Crochet

I have to admit I really struggled as I wrote this week’s post about crocheting baby booties. You see, for the last year and a half I took a break from Grace Elizabeth’s because life took over. I checked and seriously the last time I contributed was August 2014. That[Read more]

When In Doubt Wear Red!

What Does Bill Blass’ Quote:”When In Doubt Wear Red” Mean? Red attire has a presence, an energy, and a distinct effect on both the wearer and people who see them. It makes a statement & makes the wearer somehow more happy and confident. So if you aren’t sure what to[Read more]

Jesus is the Heart of Christmas – Wise Men Still Seek Him!

This was the year I dreaded.  Decking the halls without the girls.  Oh I remember when they were little and I had to hold back my perfectionism and let them decorate the house for Christmas. I even cleverly gave them their own tree to decorate a few years.  You know the one…beautifully adorned with[Read more]

How to Knit a Ladder Scarf – Easy!

Scarves, scarves, scarves can we ever have enough scarves? Here in Nebraska we love scarves.  They are not only beautiful but functional.  What I love about the Ladder Scarf pattern is that it is easy and you can knit it in a soft, cuddly merino wool to keep away the[Read more]

Need a Quick Man Gift? Pattern Review

What does winter in Nebraska bring?  Yes – snow and ice.  And what does all Nebraskan’s have in their winter wardrobes?  Hats!  Yes,  we all need hats to keep our heads and ears warm from the cold. Today I am going to share an easy knitted hat pattern you can[Read more]

Fearless about Firsts – My First Knit Socks

Though I’ve been knitting for 10+ years now, there are still many stitches, techniques, and projects I have yet to try. Only in the past 5 years have I started to place more value on the craft of knitting and crocheting and trying to improve my skills and learn more.[Read more]