Category Archives: Crafts

Jul
17
2012
It's hot in Chicagoland. Heat index above 100F with fairly high humidity.  The Weather Channel keeps sending out advisories to keep children indoors to reduce risk of heat stroke. After driving to the grocery store today (in the Jeep, with the top o
Mar
18
2012
Yesterday, I made my daughter a DS Purse.  My son asked me to make him one with some alterations. Obviously, he did not want it to be a purse. Secondly, he did not want it to hold his DS, just the games. I figured this would be an easy modification.
Mar
17
2012
I was feeling kind of "blah" today and decided I needed to do something creative. I started by messing with my blog. Don't see any changes? That's because I couldn't figure out how do do what I wanted to do. I'm trying to set up a page for my blogrol
Feb
5
2012
My supervisor at work has decided we all need to make boxes for Valentine's day ... yes, just like you did in grade school. I wasn't going to make one (because I could care less about getting valentines), but she has pretty much been begging us to ma
Jan
12
2012
My son is reading the Harry Potter series (partially for enjoyment and partially to fulfill reading requirements for school). He has a book report of sorts due soon where he need to bring in 15 items that pertain to the book he is reading and talk ab
Feb
25
2011
Or Snack Mats, or Mug Mats, if you prefer. I joined a swap on Craftster.org to make mug rugs with 2 swap partners. My first partner said she likes Greens, blues (especially turquoise) and modern flowers. I came up with this (mostly following a tut
Feb
19
2011
Since I shared the Valentines I made for my son, I thought I would share the ones I made for my daughter. I don't have some crazy story about how I spent all night making valentines. I actually planned ahead for these and my daughter got to help m
Jan
31
2011
A couple posts back I talked about how I had made myself a new purse with some fabric that I had tie-dyed. I love the idea of the purse, the general pattern, but I thought it was too big and bulky for my every day needs. Basically, I just wasn't in l