I have been making toques to give away to the homeless as part of my charity project, The Sidewalk Sock Project. Since I began, I have branched out to make both socks AND hats because why not stay warm from head to toe? I had piles of hats waiting to be stitched together and have … More DIY Yarn Stamps
I’ve been cutting my own hair for a few years now. I don’t claim to be an expert at all and there’s definitely technique issues with how I get my cut, however I’m usually pretty happy with the final look and that’s all that matters, really. When I was a kid, my mom used to … More Self Haircut
Each member of my immediate family has some kind of crafty talent. Dad’s a graphic designer and product photographer, big sis is a wedding and portrait photographer/videographer, and momma, well, she’s a potter! She has been doing pottery for about 7 years now, growing her repertoire and experimenting with designs and techniques, much like myself. … More Meeting of the Crafts
We have officially taken down our Christmas tree, and even though Christmas day is already just a faint memory, it still makes me a little sad! I’ve never been a huge fan of Christmas ornaments. What I mean by that is I like the tree to be properly decorated with sets of baubles–maybe 2 or … More Oh Deer, Is Christmas Over Already?
We recently renovated our floor by replacing all our downstairs carpets with hardwood. As Winter approaches, it has become very apparent that wood is not very insulating and the floors are now icy cold–not very fun to step on! While I am partial to socks, I decided house booties might offer a little more protection … More Crochet House Booties
Most of the time when I finish a candle I feel a sense of emptiness. It’s kind of sad when candles go out…especially when it’s a Christmas scent you won’t be able to get again until next year! Since my failed attempt at home-made candles, however, I’ve been trying again to resolve the problems and … More I’ve never been so happy to see this…
Moms and coffee just seem to go together. For as long as I can remember, my own mother would start her day with a cup of Malaysian coffee, followed by an English breakfast tea after lunch. At my first “real” job, I worked in fast food alongside an older lady who took me under her … More Work Mom Cup Cozies